M-Audio launches the M3-8 and adds the M3-6
M-Audio announced the availability of their M3-8 three-way powered monitors and adds the M3-6 model to the series.
The M-Audio M3-8, which had been introduced at Winter NAMM 2013, is equipped with an 8" kevlar woofer, a 5" mid speaker and a 1" silk dome compression driver with built-in waveguide. A triple amplifier in class A/B provide 220W of power (150W LF + 35W MF + 35W HF). Technical specs include a frequency response of 40Hz - 20kHz and crossover frequencies at 450Hz for low-mids and 3.9kHz for high-mids.
New in this series, the M3-6 is a 160W three-way monitor with the same design as the M3-8. Its employs a 6" kevlar woofer, a 5" mid speaker and the same 1" silk dome tweeter with waveguide. Frequency response is 50Hz - 20kHz and crossover frequencies are fixed at 400Hz (low-mids) and 4kHz (high-mids).
You can adjust or bypass, on both models, the 3-band EQ (±6db cut/boost at 10kHz, 1kHz and 100Hz) and the low-cut filter (flat, 60Hz, 80Hz). The volume knob and the on-off switch are also located on the rear of the monitors, along with XLR, 1/4" jack and unbalanced RCA inputs.
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