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Are flat-eq monitors actually necessary?

I'd like to preface this question by recognizing that no system has a perfectly flat frequency response curve. I'm aware that this question and this one address a similar concern, but they don't ...
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Most Reliable Audio Gear Resources?

Purchasing audio gear is obviously a huge deal. It requires a lot of research because you will most likely be stuck with the thing for a long time. But finding reliable resources can be as difficult ...
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High Quality Consumer Headphones

Work is only part of life, I love sound also outside of work :-) I'm looking for a nice pair of headphones designed for high-quality listening and not necessarily monitoring. Basically I want a ...
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As a sound designer, do you buy 'audiophile' equipment for home use?

I'm interested in finding out the 'professional view' on audiophile equipment. Based on your professional experience, would you spend hundreds on an HDMI lead, thousands on an amp etc?