Beolab 28 set up

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    vivekmohan83
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    Hi, I am trying to set up a home theater/ surround system set up for my living room (25*20 ft).. I have a 83 inch LG C2 TV

    my consultant is recommending
    1. Beolab 28

    2. B&O Almando multiplayer switch (to connect to the LG TV)

    3. B&O Lab 19 sub woofer

    4. B&O Beoamp 2 (for connecting surround speakers)

    5. B&O BOC82 in ceiling speakers

    Does this seem like an overkill? Given the Beolab 28 is an active speaker with built in woofers so I really need a sub woofer and ceiling speakers.

    Also is Almando the best route to connect Beolab 28 to the LG TV?

    Thanks

     

    #7801
    vivekmohan83
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    Bumping this up. Need to finalise this weekend. Please help

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    Mr10Percent
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    Hi,

    I think you are in a territory not many Beoworlder have wide experience of. i.e the combination non-B&O TV with current SOTA actives loudspeakers, and passives with separate amplification.

    Some of my points…

    1. Subwoofer. Can add this later. If you are pre-wiring in a build, wire in for a sub.

    2. We suspect that B&O will release a new sound bar in September. It is suspected that it may be a Beovision Eclipse sound bar of sorts with pluggable external loudspeakers and 5.1 processing. If true, this would simplify your whole home theatre approach…..

    #7805
    Sandyb
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    Yes, as below.

    I’d definitely wait as the Beosound Theatre is very close to release – a centre speaker / sound bar with all the surround AV processing built in. It will integrate with your LG and allow you to use the B&O remote.

    Also, the BL28’s have such absurdly strong bass that a BL19 sub is completely unnecessary – many 28’s users have had to dial down its bass in the out of the box settings!.

    As for your surrounds, etc – that’s all fine and do whatever you need, governed by room configuration / budget etc etc.

    You can see a picture (which was leaked by B&O) of the upcoming Theatre on the B&O (not official) Discord server, under the BeoSound subject / thread.

     

    #7819
    checkler
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    Definitely with you on overkill with the BL19. The 28’s deliver amazing bass. AND I would definitley wait until the release of the new B&O sound bar

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