How high should surround sound speakers be placed?
Surround sound height placement was standardized for years, only becoming contentious with the introduction of immersive audio formats. When not installing immersive audio speakers, place the surround speakers approximately two feet above sitting ear height, which is generally 6 feet.
Where should I place my surround sound speakers with a soundbar?
If the soundbar provides surround speakers, place the speakers to the sides about 10 to 20 degrees behind the listening position for best results. The speaker should be a few inches away from side walls or room corners.