• 9.1 Speaker Placement

  • 9.1 surround delivers a cinematic experience through nine speakers and a subwoofer. To do so, it makes use of two front height channels.

  • How to Set Up Your System

    To create an optimal sound system, familiarize yourself with the role and position of each speaker. Choose a central seating point and angle your speakers at it, keeping them at your ear height when you are seated, unless noted otherwise.

  • 9.1 Speaker Setup Guide

  • Fine-Tuning Your Speakers

    No two rooms are alike. To experience your system at its best, you might need to fine-tune your setup after some initial listening. Here are a few tips.

    A Clear Path

    Create a clear path between you and your speakers. If you can't see the speaker, sound is being blocked.


    Don't be afraid to experiment with small adjustments and repositioning to boost sound quality.

    Room Acoustics

    You can achieve a more balanced sound by minimizing bare walls and floors.

    The configurations noted in this guide are illustrative. Dolby recommends that any overhead speaker installation be performed by professional installers with experience in installing overhead speakers.