What is the optimum position in which to place my monitors? – Question of the Day

It pays to spend some time experimenting with the positioning of your monitors to make sure you are getting the best from them. By simply moving them a few inches from side to side or back and forth it can have quite a dramatic effect on the evenness of the sound and stereo width. Using a test tone CD is a good idea for this as you will be able to judge at different frequencies what sounds the best. Symmetry is key when setting up your monitors as is the height of the tweeter in relation to your ears. Make sure that the tweeter is directly level with your ears and there is an equal distance between you and each speaker as there is between the speakers (so the three of you form an equilateral triangle).

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