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tony

Very cool. Can you add some pictures of the final room, please?

I need to clean up the AV room first, but plan to do that early this week and add some photos of it in a completed (for now) state.

Erik Johnson

If I am going to have some strong subs and my room is as small as yours, could i get away with LCR of 3160’s vs. LR of 5160 u think?

You will be fine. They should sound basically identical with subs if you have the receiver or processor doing bass management.

Erik Johnson

Thanks Chris.. I’m in your same situation where ill need to make boxes for the Ci200RR’s. I want to use them for surrounds and rears and 2 Atoms ceilings. I have the space in the ceiling so those will be fine but the 4 on the walls will need boxes. I have read everything you put here.. any other guidance on building these boxes?

I’d say just to make sure to get heavy duty MDF, use as many screws and glue as you need, and use some caulk to make sure everything is as sealed as it can be. It’s also useful to have more woodworking experience than I have.

Erik Johnson

did you put any material in the boxes before installing the speaker? in your opinion are the Ci200RR’s worth the price? versus as the Ci200QR’s?

I put this inside of them:
http://amzn.to/2neU5eh
I didn’t listen to the Ci200QR, I just wanted everything to match as closely as possible as a reference theater.

Jignesh Jariwala

I had posted query yesterday but got removed. please could you help me with you suggestions. Great Job.
Can I use this ceiling speaker to make stereo setup.? how mucm should be the volume? how would be the quality compared to ready speaker. please also tell me what’s the size of the centre speaker cabinet.

Tony Arnold

Have purchased 3 5160’s(RLC) for my small home theater .Isolated walls 13.5′ x 21′ x 9′. Side and rear surrounds are Ci3160’s x 4. with 4 x Ci200RR as Atmos. I bought these to optimize space. My theater designer is trying to persuade me to bring the speakers out from the wall and place them in baffle like structures x 3 that extend from the stage to the ceiling but still behind the screen. This will eat up almost 21″ of length. He claims it is the only way to get a proper off axis response. and avoid holes in… Read more »

David Ranew

I have a loft where I am installing an Atmos speaker system with at least 4 KEF Ci200RR in ceiling speakers for heights. The front wall of the loft houses the AV gear and TV. The rear of the room is open to the first floor. At this point the ceiling angles down to the first floor. At the point where the ceiling is angled, I want to use two additional Ci200RR speakers for the rear surrounds. That would place them slightly behind the seating position but above it (about 7 1/2’) as well. Would this be a good application… Read more »