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    Smile Speaker settings for 7.1 Surround Sound

    Newbee here. I am hoping someoneone could help me set up my speaker settings for my surround sound room.

    I have 2 tsi500 for my fronts
    csi400 for my center
    rsi for my rears and sides.
    I am running a vsx43tx pioneer elite reciver

    I need help on how high to have the speaker levels, delay, ect..

    I do not think this reciever comes with a auto set up mic type thing.
    Is there anything I can buy to help me with my set up.
    Much appreciated for any help.

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    Set all the speakers to small and your sub to 80hz.

    Set the distances for the speakers from your listening location.

    That should be it.
    Main Surround -
    Epson 8350 Projector/ Elite Screens 120" / Pioneer Elite SC-35 / Sunfire Signature / Focal Chorus 716s / Focal Chorus CC / Polk MC80 / Polk PSW150 sub

    Bedroom - Sharp Aquos 70" 650 / Pioneer SC-1222k / Polk RT-55 / Polk CS-250

    Den - Rotel RSP-1068 / Threshold CAS-2 / Boston VR-M60 / BDP-05FD

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    Go to a nearby RadioShack and pick up a digital SPL meter. Use that to calibrate all of your speaker levels. Then either keep it or return it.

    So many people overlook setting levels. It makes a huge difference.
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    YAΘIN MS-20L, polkaudio RT5

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    Pioneer SC-37, DIY Statements, Samsung 52" LCD

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