Studio Monitor Survey

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Studio Monitor Survey

Post by 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

Post by mixyguy2 » Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:11 pm

JBL 305s are the way to go!

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Re: Studio Monitor Survey

Post by 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 Previous/superseded model.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.
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Re: Studio Monitor Survey

Post by 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

Post by 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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Re: Studio Monitor Survey

Post by 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

Post by 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

Post by DavidMcKnight » Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:15 pm

M-Audio LX4 2.1 configuration. I like it, have no plans to change or upgrade.
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Re: Studio Monitor Survey

Post by marcus3 » Wed Aug 04, 2021 11:32 pm

I'm using the Edifier R1280T Powered Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Stereo Active Near Field Monitors - Studio Monitor Speaker - Wooden Enclosure - 42 Watts RMS. Great sound and saves space and anti distortion. :D ... 879&sr=8-3

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Re: Studio Monitor Survey

Post by b3player » Sun Oct 24, 2021 3:44 pm

Focal Trio 6 be, old NS10

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