It may indeed be placement. It's really hard to imagine only one seat out of 5 sounds good with the 4500. I have never experienced that. What speakers are you using? Do you have a picture of the room? Thanks!\n\nSorry man, went to my grandparents and just got done eating. Klipsch rp’s and three vtf3s. I do have pics of my room, idk how to put them on here. I believe I had to send lovin pics couple years ago and he had to put them on here.