At a weight of just 4.5 pounds per speaker, the Hurricane Evo doesn't require careful installation. A couple of drywall screws are all I needed to secure the bracket to a wall — I didn't even have to bother finding studs to mount the brackets into. I used straight brackets for front left, center, and right speakers, mounting all the speakers below my projection screen. I used angled brackets for the left and right surrounds, mounting each speaker about 7 feet high. The inconvenient positioning of the set screws for the swivel mechanism made it tough to lock the speakers into place, but this wasn't critical-friction alone did an adequate job of holding the speakers where I pointed them.
It took me only about 15 minutes to get all the speakers mounted. To get a really clean look from your Hurricane Evos, though, you'll have to run the wires through your walls, which will take lots of time (and skill, unless you pay an installer to do it for you).
I initially used the speakers with the grilles off because they usually sound better than way, and because the Hurricane Evo actually looks better that way, IMHO. A metal screen protects the tweeter when the grilles are removed. Later, I tried listening with the grilles on.
I plopped the HighForce 2 in my "subwoofer sweet spot" — the place where a single subwoofer sounds best from my favorite listening seat. I bypassed its internal crossover, allowing the crossover built into my Denon receiver to handle that task. I set the Denon's crossover frequency to 100 Hz.
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