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Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« on: December 07, 2018, 13:12 »
Can you recommend in-ceiling round speakers that are shallower in depth and not too expensive?
I would install it in L-box so if it is less thick, then I wouldn't have to make my L-box so thick.
Would it be alright to have my other speakers one brand and just the ceiling speakers another brand?

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Re: Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2018, 14:16 »
maybe check out some car audio brands if on the cheap
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Re: Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2018, 14:40 »
I'm using these.
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Re: Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2018, 19:42 »
Go for one that has a wide dispersion characteristic, ideally from the same brand of family, if u can. Alternatively, you can have suspended ceiling acoustics, flank the Atmos speakers with diffusers , that will give u all the width and soundstage as if the sky is the limit. A mix of diffusion and absorption on the ceiling is very much desirable

Follow the Dolby guide, that is very good in my opinion, most of the movies today are mastered in Atmos. Object placement for Atmos soundtrack is very immersive.

Dtsx is good, better dynamic range. But for object placement audio, Dolby takes the lead, hence the suggestion to follow the Dolby version of placement

Avoid using dipole speakers for Atmos ... good luck hunting !!

I am also in the process of re doing my home theatre, in the hall. Getting ready for 9.4.6 now....

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Re: Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2018, 03:16 »
I'm using these.
Hi,

How did u install them, with back box enclosure ? I assume this went inside false ceiling....depth of false ceiling ? 6 inch ?

I'm looking at this too for my new place !

Thanks.

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Re: Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2018, 04:29 »
I'm using these.

Very good reviews on the website and the specs look pretty good too.
How do you find them? How many are you using?
Is there any shop in Singapore selling them that we can go to listen?


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Re: Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2018, 04:37 »
For those who have in ceiling speakers...
Do you put rockwool into your false ceiling?
Would the ceiling speakers disturb upstairs neighbour?
My upstairs neighbour is very noise sensitive and they knock their floor every time my contractors make the slightest sound.

What is the false ceiling depth you make for your speakers and what is your speaker depth?

I have 11 Ft between MLP and Screen and one of the store guys at Adelphi said for my room size, I only need 1 pair of 6" ceiling speakers.
I do not have space behind MLP for speakers as sofa is against the rear wall so ceiling speakers will be at front only.
Do you think I should go with 1 pair or 1 pairs?
What is your distance for those who have 2 pairs.

Same qn for woofer.... thinking to go with 1 or 2.....
My room is wide at the side but narrower to the front.
 

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Re: Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2018, 10:39 »
Very good reviews on the website and the specs look pretty good too.
How do you find them? How many are you using?
Is there any shop in Singapore selling them that we can go to listen?
You have to order directly from them. They ship to Singapore. They are a internet direct company, can't find them in stores.

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Re: Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2018, 11:45 »
Besides the ceiling speakers, are other RSL speakers good?
Anyone using all RSL speakers?

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Re: Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2018, 12:43 »
Besides the ceiling speakers, are other RSL speakers good?
Anyone using all RSL speakers?
Yes. The reviews are quite good for an all RSL CG3's home theatre set-up. I think they will be great value & do more than enough for a typical HDB HT set-up.

Their speedwoofer 10S subwoofer has also garnered some great reviews.




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Re: Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2018, 19:08 »
I am using Def Tech. Good to have rock wool in your false ceiling. Don’t think your neighbor will be affected since the speakers are pointing towards MLP.

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Re: Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2018, 21:17 »
I am using Def Tech. Good to have rock wool in your false ceiling. Don’t think your neighbor will be affected since the speakers are pointing towards MLP.

What type of false ceiling is this ? And how deep is it, 6 inches ??
I realise there are few types of false ceilings.....plaster, drywall, suspended tile ceilings etc. Which one would be ideal for in-ceiling speakers, im planning to put 4 RSL CGs in my new place.

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Re: Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« Reply #12 on: December 09, 2018, 07:22 »
Dry wall. 150mm thick.

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Re: Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2018, 12:11 »
I didn’t install with back box enclosure. I thought of using that too but I think may not be easy to find something that is compatible with the RSL C34E so I pasted acoustic pyramid foams on the actual ceiling before my contractor install the false ceiling. Of course speaker cables have to be laid to the respective location first too.

My false ceiling depth is 6.5”

I have some photos but need to dig them out.

Hi,

How did u install them, with back box enclosure ? I assume this went inside false ceiling....depth of false ceiling ? 6 inch ?

I'm looking at this too for my new place !

Thanks.

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Re: Recommend low depth in ceiling speakers
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2018, 12:18 »
I’m using 6 of them. 4 for Atmos and 2 for rear surround. (Of course rear surrounds are not supposed to be on the ceiling but due to WAF & layout limitations)

I won’t say the RSL C34E are the best option for ATMOS but they are value for $ based on their price/performance ratio.

I think they can compete with in ceiling speakers that cost 3 times more IMHO.

Very good reviews on the website and the specs look pretty good too.
How do you find them? How many are you using?
Is there any shop in Singapore selling them that we can go to listen?


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