Adding rear speakers ~10ft back from couch... should I bother?
I recently bought a Sonos playbase, and I'm debating adding two additional rear speakers to it, both to fill the room with more sound, and for podcasts/music in my kitchen/dining area (which is ~10 ft behind my couch). I have an open floor plan style living/dining/kitchen area, so unfortunately the only real place I have to put the rear speakers would be about 10 ft behind the couch on the wall, as I don't really have a place to run wires even if I use free standing stands and there's not even a good spot to place them to the sides of the seating area.
So, I guess my question is -- should I even bother? Given that the speakers are going to be a ways back, will I end up with a worse mix by attempting a 5.1 setup than if I were to just have the soundbase? Again, the speakers would be great to have additionally for playing music/podcasts when cooking. I'm not super concerned if I don't get much effect from the rear speakers in surround mode, I just don't want to have a worse mix than if I were sticking with a stereo setup.
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