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Studio Monitor Survey

Postby Acoustica Greg » Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:16 pm

Hi all,

What are you using for studio monitors?

How do you like them? Got your eye on something else?

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Re: Studio Monitor Survey

Postby mixyguy2 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:11 pm

JBL 305s are the way to go!

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Re: Studio Monitor Survey

Postby Mark Bliss » Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:27 am

I have a pair from Aleisis. Previous/superseded model. They are ok for the modest price.
They are but one of several resources for reference, and only a small part of the puzzle for me.

Yes I consider upgrading, but doubt the value without a larger space with more serious acoustic treatment. (And I don't mean just some foam panels.)
Decent cans with a calibrated correction seemed a better value at this time.
Stay in tune, Mark



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Re: Studio Monitor Survey

Postby Rolling Estonian » Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:13 pm

M-Audio AV32, definitely not high end but I'm just a hobbyist so happy with them.


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Re: Studio Monitor Survey

Postby jlouvar » Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:15 pm

Event Studio Monitors, I've had them for years, I'm use too them so I like them.

PS: I've just added some little PreSonus Eris E3.5 monitors too.
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MX 8.1 Pro, Build 418, 64-bit. i5, 1.80GHz, 8GB, Windows 10. Focusrite Scarlett 2i4, Event and PreSonus monitors, Sony MDR-7506, Korg TR61, Akai MPK249, Fender P & J basses, Ric, Strat, D35, stomp boxes and a lot of microphones, etc.

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Re: Studio Monitor Survey

Postby aj113 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:41 pm

HS 80's. For me these are perfect, I have no plans to change.

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Re: Studio Monitor Survey

Postby comedians » Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:19 pm

Equator D5s for the past 6 years when I moved to a smaller place.

Still going well and suit my purpose. The coaxial drivers give me a nice balanced sound and they will probably out last my years !

Think the're my longer in business now.

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Re: Studio Monitor Survey

Postby DavidMcKnight » Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:15 pm

M-Audio LX4 2.1 configuration. I like it, have no plans to change or upgrade.
MX 8.1 Pro, 64-bit. DIY PC w/ i5, Gigabyte Mobo, 16GB, Windows 10. DIY desk from Behringer 1820. M-Audio LX-4 monitors. Peavey 5-string bass. Strat w EMGs. Seagull acoustic. R0de NT1-A, Behringer C2. M-Audio controller.

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