Question: Can you place a soundbar behind you?

Technically, you can place your soundbar anywhere you want, including directly behind you. However, the overall listening experience will be best if you place your soundbar in front of you, with nothing obstructing it, just like any other set of speakers.

Where should I place my soundbar?

The soundbar must be positioned in a way that the speakers grille faces the room and not the wall. It should also not be positioned behind the TV. Make sure there is no wireless equipment positioned near the soundbar to mitigate any wireless interference.

Should soundbar be in front or behind?

You can do this, but it is not ideal. Putting a soundbar behind the TV will interfere with reduce the sound quality by obstructing the sound waves. Soundbars are designed to be positioned just under your TV, and there shouldnt be anything directly in front of the soundbar.

Does a sound bar need to be centered?

Not only does a sound bar need to be centered under your TV for optimum audio, but you need to consider its dimensions as well. If youll be mounting it on the wall with spacers, you will need 5 1/8″ of clearance below your TV.

Can I put a subwoofer behind me?

You can place a subwoofer behind you or in the back of the room but this is likely not going to be the most optimal location. Ideally, the subwoofer should be placed at the front of the room pulled at least 6-inches away from the wall for the best low-frequency audio signal performance.

Can soundbar be placed away from TV?

Theres a simple solution. You need to mount your TV on the wall and place the soundbar at least 10 cm (4 inches) away. Such an arrangement gives room for clearer sound, free from interference and obstruction. You can also place the soundbar close to the subwoofer.

Do I need a 3.1 soundbar?

The main difference is that a 3.1 soundbar will have clearer dialogue because the center channel primarily focuses on dialogue audio. A 3.1 soundbar isnt necessarily the better choice for everyone, and there are benefits to both soundbar setups.

Can I put a subwoofer behind a couch?

While subwoofers are often placed in the front left corner of the room, putting a subwoofer behind the couch (as long as it remains 25-35cm from the wall) can be optimal and help with localization. To test the best location for a subwoofer in your space, use an SPL to measure frequency response.

Is a 2.1 channel soundbar worth it?

The 2.1 system is a good choice for those who want a noticeable upgrade from their standard TV speakers, but dont necessarily need total enveloping sound. 2.1 soundbars are also the better choice for smaller spaces due to their more compact profile.

Should a soundbar be the same size as the TV?

Size. Most people would think that for the perfect pairing of a TV screen and a soundbar, they should have the same width. This is rarely the case, even with the same manufacturers. You should go for a soundbar that is slightly smaller than the TV screen.

Is a soundbar worth the money?

Yes, soundbars are worth it because they enhance your audio experience, far outperforming your TV speaker. They also come with a other convenient features that can incorporate other media devices in your home. Placed in front of your TV, a soundbar does an excellent job in improving the sound.

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