Best ceiling bracket for Cambridge audio Minx 22?

SpeckNI

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Guy at Crutchfield is recommending their Sanus WMS3 that retails for $54 a pair. I suppose you would use the key-hole mounting version as the Minx threaded insert is an M6 x 14 bolt which I don't see listed in the included bolts for the Sanus WMS3. I suppose I could pick up an M6 x 14 bolt in town to mount by that method. I was thinking of using the JUMBL ceiling bracket but it comes with a 1/4" x 20 bolt that can't be changed out. Looking for your opinions on this.....thanks!
 

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I’m currently using the Cambridge Audio Minx 400M mounts in my setup with 4 minx 22’s on the ceiling. They work great.
 

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Ok....the one complaint I've seen regarding that particular mount is that it doesn't give enough room between the base and the speaker to be able to angle the speaker more than 45 degrees or so. Have you seen that to be true?
 

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Due to where I have each pair placed, 45 degrees works fine for me. But, it is true that angling them more than that is impossible.
 

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Ok...I may not need them angled more than that either as I have 10' ceilings and will have them angled down toward the main seating area.
 

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With 10ft ceilings, you should be fine with ≤45 degrees. For Atmos, you don't need the speaker angled directly at the listening position. In the best of all worlds, your ceilings would be high enough that they'd fire straight down. But with lower ceilings, angling the speakers toward (meaning: slightly in the direction of...) the seating position is perfect.

By the way... I LOL when I realized your speaker type was in the thread title. Ha.
 
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