Questions tagged [monitors]

Studio monitors are loudspeakers in speaker enclosures specifically designed for professional, accurate audio reproduction, designed to produce relatively flat (linear) phase and frequency responses. Applications include recording studios, filmmaking, television studios, radio studios and project or home studios.

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What is the best volume to work with studio monitors?

What is the best volume to work with studio monitors for mastering and mixing tracks? I own a pair of M Audio Bx8 Studio monitors and I always produce with the volume knob at the middle.... so here ...
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Yamaha HS80M vs KRK RP 8 G2 vs Mackie MR 8

Hey everybody, I went to the local music shop and asked for a monitor solution for a small room (with a budget around 400 - 500 Euro, i know - that´s not really a budget but I cannot afford more) ...
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Low frequency driver replacement for BX5a

Any idea where I can get a replacement low-frequency driver for my M-Audio BX5a monitor? One of my monitors has been making a fuzz noise on a few low frequencies. M-Audio has been no help. Full ...
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What should I look for when buying a subwoofer?

I've got a pair of studio monitors which I'm very happy with, and am considering matching them with a sub. Since I can only hear the sub in the store, and without the benefit of hearing how they'd ...
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Small speakers/monitors for demo purposes

Hi folks, I'm assembling hardware (laptop, interface, speakers, ...) for a small demo setup which is meant be easily portable, so as to be able to pack it into a flightcase and quickly put it ...
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Monitor Subwoofer suggestions (economic)

Hey Im l@@kin to invest some money in reference monitors and a sub. Can anybody drop some suggestions for me? My price range is limited to about 600 american dollars and I have a discount ...
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Can fast and loud transients damage speakers?

Hi, I'm currently designing the sound for a weapon and I'm using fireworks in it. I really enjoy the way it sounds but is it not going to wear out my speakers? It's a pair of A7's (Rohacell/carbon ...
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Small Monitors for a Small Room : KRK VXT4 or PMC DB1S ?

Hi All, A question regarding monitoring(again!) I went out listening to monitors the other day. I listened to to a variety of models in my price range of 800 - 1000 Swiss francs. I was particularly ...
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Near-Fields or Secondary Monitors?

I'm curious if anyone else uses a smaller speaker system or near-fields along with your main monitors to mix or cut effects on. What are you all working on?
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nearfield monitors

I've put together a home recording studio - MacBook, Logic, Puredata - I need some monitors - probably active, nearfield monitors. Money is an issue, but I only want to do this once. Any advice would ...

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