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    Anyone have experience with these new OWM5 / 3's running with RTi8's?
    I have been looking at them and almost have the wife sold on the idea because of the layout of the room, High wall mounts would work the best.

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    I have the OWM 5s and really like them. They were made to work well with most of Polks speakers I believe. If you're using them for surrounds, they would probably work just fine. They seem to have a pretty "neutral" sound to me. I'm no expert though:o As long as you keep them crossed over above 80-100hz, they can work great for many applications. I can't tell you for sure for you situation as I've never heard the RTi8s. I'm sure someone on here with much more expertise than I will chime in:)
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    It would be a great choice for that application.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dorokusai View Post
    It would be a great choice for that application.
    Thanks,
    As far as placement goes, The best place would be directly behind the couch where the wall and the ceiling meet. placing them on the sides at ear level isnt an option. Would be be a issue?

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    I have had the OWM3's and thought that worked very well as a surround speaker. I had them corner mounted behind my chairs. The only issue i would see with mounting htem near the celing is if the couch is all the way against the wall. Even then i am sure it would be ok. Maybe not the optimal location but if it is the only place it is the only place.

    Getting the wife to approve is the biggest part. If she likes it then i would go ahead and do it. It would be better than not having surrounds at all. lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrbofus View Post
    Thanks,
    As far as placement goes, The best place would be directly behind the couch where the wall and the ceiling meet. placing them on the sides at ear level isnt an option. Would be be a issue?
    At the wall/ceiling joint, angled down, would be perfect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by packetjones View Post
    I have had the OWM3's and thought that worked very well as a surround speaker. I had them corner mounted behind my chairs. The only issue i would see with mounting htem near the celing is if the couch is all the way against the wall. Even then i am sure it would be ok. Maybe not the optimal location but if it is the only place it is the only place.

    Getting the wife to approve is the biggest part. If she likes it then i would go ahead and do it. It would be better than not having surrounds at all. lol
    My couch is about 4 ft off the wall so sounds like that should work.
    Thanks again guys!
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