Wireless home theater systems are a great way to watch the movies without wires. Read this article and find out the best way to put your speakers.

WiFi technology has a power to make your life much easier. You don’t need to bother with all these wires needed to connect your speakers. Read all about the advantaged and disadvantages of wireless speakers on wireless speaker system.

Three Wireless Home Theater Speakers Systems

On the market, you can find three most common wireless home theater systems:

  • 7.1 channel system – it has seven channels and one sub-woofer
  • 5.1 channel system – it has five channels and one sub-woofer
  • 2.1 channel system – it has five channels and one sub-woofer

7.1 Channel Theater System

On the picture you can see the best way to place the speakers in the 7.1 seven channel wireless home theater systems.

7.1 wireless home theater systems

7.1 wireless home theater systems

  • Front left and right speakers (FL and FR)

The front left and right speakers should be at the ear height, 45° angle each side of the main seat.

  • Central speaker (C) 

The Central speaker should be placed above or below the display.

  • Surround Left and Right Speakers (SL and SR)

SL and SR speakers should be between 90° and 110°, on the each side and 60 centimeters (2 feet) or higher above the listener.

  • Surround back left and right spacers (SBL and SBR)

SBL and SBR speakers should be placed together, along the wall, from the back side of the seat.

  • Subwoofer (Sub)

The best way to place the subwoofers depends on the number of subs you have available.
a) 1 sub – put it exactly in the middle between the seat and display
b) 2 subs – put them in the middle of the front wall
c) 4 subs – each in the middle of the wall

5.1 Channel Theater System

In the five channel wireless home theater system, the best way to place the speakers is on this image.

5.1 Wireless home theater systems

5.1 Wireless home theater systems

  • Front left and front right speakers (FL and FR)

Place the FL & FR speakers at ear height, 45° angle from each side of the main seat.

  • Central speaker (C) 

Place the Central speaker above or below the display.

  • Surround Left and Right Speakers (SL and SR)

Surround left and surround right speakers should be between 90° to 110° on the each side and 60 centimeters (2 feet) or higher above the listener.

  • Subwoofer (Sub) 

a) 1 sub – put it in the middle between the seat and display
b) 2 subs – put them in the middle of the front wall
2.1 Channel Theater system

In the two channel wireless home theater systems, the best way to place the speakers is in the following way:

  • Front left and front right speakers (FL and FR)

Place the FL and FR speakers at ear height, 45° angle each side of the main seat.

  • Subwoofer (Sub)

Place the sub in the middle between the seat and display.

Wireless Home Theater Systems overview

There are different kinds of wireless home theater systems and they could use different wireless technologies for interconnection. More about this you could read on  wireless home theater systemThe expert analysis about the wireless speakers you can check on wireless speakers.

What is your experience with the wireless home theater systems and their set up? Leave your comments.

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