Active Monitors
Studio monitors Active Monitors

Active Monitors articles

  • Which speakers should you buy?
    learning

    Which speakers should you buy? - How to choose studio monitors

    05/05/13

    The time has come to buy a pair of monitors for your home studio, but you don't know which ones you should choose? Do's and don'ts.

  • Comparing Monitor Speakers
    learning

    Comparing Monitor Speakers - How to listen to monitor speakers and compare them

    05/05/13

    So, you have made a first selection of several speaker models, you have found a shop (or a friend) who has them and now you only have to listen to them... But what should you listen to?

  • ADAM F5 Review
    review

    ADAM F5 Review - ADAM Low Priced

    05/01/13

    Over the last years, ADAM has become a house name in the studio monitor market. The brand itself has become the symbol of ribbon tweeters. Originally focused on the highest market segment, the manufacturer progressively started to offer more affordable speakers with the A and AX series. Now, the German company goes one step further with the new F …

  • Setting Up Studio Monitors
    learning

    Setting Up Studio Monitors - Tips on How to Set Up Studio Monitors

    04/28/13

    So, your studio monitors are in place, now you just have to connect and adjust them. Here are some tips to help you out.

  • How to position studio monitors
    learning

    How to position studio monitors - Tips to get the best studio monitor placement

    04/01/13

    Here are a few recommendations for optimizing the placement (and therefore, the sound) of your home studio monitors.

  • Dynaudio DBM50 Review
    review

    Dynaudio DBM50 Review - Dynaudio Over The Top

    08/26/12

    The Danish manufacturer which has been very quiet these last years has decided to come back and take front stage with a new speaker model from the BM Series. The DBM50's most unique characteristic is that it has an angled front baffle and it was designed to sit on a desk. Is it a good idea?

  • KRK Rokit Powered 10-3 Review
    review

    KRK Rokit Powered 10-3 Review - Surfing on a Rokit

    03/25/12

    KRK —the brand with the yellow cones— took everyone by surprise at Musimesse 2011 when they announced the coming of a new three-way monitor with a 10" woofer for about $500. The weight-to-price ratio is unbeatable for a monitor speaker, but what about the specs?

  • sE Electronics Munro Egg 150 Review
    review

    sE Electronics Munro Egg 150 Review - Fresh Eggs for Breakfast

    01/25/12

    sE Electronics is a Chinese-British company that was founded over 10 years ago to compete in the microphone market. Now sE Electronics has decided to enter the studio monitor market. In order to break into this market segment, the manufacturer went all the way and asked Andy Munro, a famous designer, to give an original look to its brand-new produ…

  • Mackie MR8 mk2 Review
    review

    Mackie MR8 mk2 Review - Wanna Dance MR.?...

    09/10/11

    Three years ago, we reviewed the Mackie MR8 — the affordable version of the famous HR824 — and we were quite taken by them... The launch of an mk2 version is the perfect opportunity for us to see and hear what has changed...

  • ADAM A3X Review
    review

    ADAM A3X Review - The Tiny ADAM

    01/29/11

    An ADAM speaker for under $300? Yes, what used to be a dream is now reality thanks to the small A3X equipped with a 4.5" woofer and the German manufacturer's famous ribbon tweeter. Does it have everything a big speaker has?