RTiA5 In a Custom Wall Entertainment System?

cjrazus12cjrazus12 Registered UserPosts: 1
edited September 2018 in Speakers
I am looking at having a custom entertainment company tear down my 1998 built in and update the wall with more of a "work of art" updated look. I don't want to buy new speakers. I have a large room. I am sure putting my RTiA5's in a loosely enclosed "nook" with a speaker cloth grill in front will hurt sound quality. My question is: do you think the speakers will sound terrible? Will the Pioneer MCACC help reduce the diminished sound quality? I like my audio more so than the average joe, but I am by no means Dr. Audiophile. Just trying to get an idea of what percentage decrease in sound quality I will have?


  • F1nutF1nut Posts: 42,704
    All you need to know is they will not sound as good.
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 31,445
    Baaad idea. Maybe look for some front ported bookies.
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  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,099
    Those speakers need to breath. I will not sound that great.

    When I did the Polk tour, I showed them my TV stand I made, First thing one of the engineers ask "hope the back is open for the center to breath".
    When I was a kid my parents told me to turn it down. Now I'm an adult and my kids tell me to turn it down.

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