5.1.4 Overhead speaker setup

How to set up your system

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

5.1.4 Overhead Speaker Placement

5.1.4 Overhead speakers

We recommend you use professional installers who have experience with overhead speakers. If that's not possible, use the charts and the downloadable PDF found on this page to help guide you.

  1. Seating position
  2. Left and right speakers 
  3. Center speaker
  4. Subwoofer
  5. Left and right surround speakers
  6. Left and right top front overhead speakers
  7. Left and right top rear overhead speakers

 

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5.1.4 Overhead speaker setup guide

5.1.4. Overhead Speaker Placement
Dolby Atmos Trailers

Dolby Atmos trailers

Not sure if your speakers are performing at their optimum levels? Use these Dolby Atmos trailers to test that your speakers are correctly connected to your sound system.

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5.1.4 Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers setup

Use this step-by-step guide to optimize your sound system enabled with Dolby Atmos.

5.1.4 Hybrid Dolby Atmos-enabled / overhead speaker setup

Use this step-by-step guide to optimize your hybrid sound system enabled with Dolby Atmos.