So I’m officially on my first contract as a re-recording mixer, pretty much a life/career goal that I’ve been aspiring to for about 10 years lol. Tore the studio apart yesterday to install a 5.1 system, soon to be built into a 7.1 (or maybe not if the room simply can’t take it).
I decided to go with a 6 front, 2 back speaker config. JBL (L, C, F, LFE) and Focal (L + R) at the front. All set up at the same time. Then JBL (LS, RS) in the back.
So I was looking at systems with dual and quad subs. It seems that the question of “how many subs” has to do with the amount of energy needed to push a certain amount of air in order to provide a clear low range image in the room.
So does this basically mean there isn’t a fixed or proper way to install subs?? Its just how much balancing the power of the sub system with the room?