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Old 26-11-2018, 19:12   #1
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Question Surround sound and Neighbours

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Just wondering if anyone has the full on surround sound in a semi detached house or did you make a comprise and settle for sound just coming through the TV. Reason I ask looking at a centre speaker and it has the rear channels but also a sub. But then I think living in a semi detached would I be able to get the most out of it would out without affecting others i.e neighbours. Have your movie experiences ever affected those living next to you or above you?

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Old 26-11-2018, 22:52   #2
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I lived in a flat with a surround sound system and it didn't bother my neighbours as long as I didn't take the proverbial. They said they only heard it occasionally so I just moderated what I watched after 10pm on weekdays (no action movies etc) or used headphones for them.

It really does depend upon the property and how well it's been insulated.
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It's the low frequencies that carry, so just turn your sub down (at night).
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I live in a block of flats and only have a soundbar + sub. It annoys me, let alone my neighbours. I would love to listen to it loud but I'm always conscious about how much of a disturbance it is, especially modern movies with the annoying low mumbling dialogue and ridiculously loud effects.

Not had any complaints so far though. I do tend to turn down the sub quite a bit in the evening.
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I just told my semi-neighbour that if I was making noise, it was unintentional and they should tell me if our TV is too loud. Never had a complaints.
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