- May 28, 2020
I had tried several different in ceiling designs for the Atmos channels in my current living room setup. One of the best measuring ones (Revels) had the “worst” real world performance when it came to creating an immersive overhead environment. They sounded great when standing right under them but for proper Atmos layout where they were at 30+ degree angles to the MLP, they didn’t work well for the task.Yeh, these are architectural speakers where they are installed to not be seen first and foremost, and producing sound, second. While these latest generation in-ceilings are much better, they are not remotely ideal when they are firing down this way.
On the flip side, the latest speaker I am now using are Goldenears with built in 30 degree angles. Their measurements are average at best but for Atmos/immersive duty, it is the best my room has sounded to date.