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I want to buy monitors for my home studio. I want so ideas on what kind to buy. I have a Dell Computer that I do my recording and mixing with.

E-mu 1212m sound card.

What are so good desktop monitors for a cheap to descent price. Nothing too fancy, just something to sound good.


Thanks
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try http://musiciansfriend.com there are plenty to selct from depending your price range
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I have been there, and use them all the time. I guess what I am wanting is the specs for a monitor. What is good? What is bad? I am new to the whole monitor thing.


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Fostex, M-Audio, and Behringer all make pretty decent active monitors, but a little more information would be could. Ie. Price Range?

I know Tascam makes a little 2.1 monitor system too, but I have yet to hear it.

Justin
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My price range would be under $200. I am a small recording studio with only myself and 2 other artist that use me.
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Eh.......

Tascam VLS21 system $99 (it looks like it's getting OK, reviews)

No real specs.

https://www.musiciansfriend.com/srs7/g=home/search/detail/base_pid/607979/

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M-Audio Studio Pro 4 $149 (Better review numbers than the tascams)
Dynamic Range: 95db
Signal to Noise: >90 dB
SPL: 101 dB

https://www.musiciansfriend.com/srs7/g=rec/search/detail/base_pid/603706/

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M-Audio DX4 - $149
Dynamic Range: >95 dB
Signal to Noise: >90 dB
SPL: 101.5 dB

https://www.musiciansfriend.com/srs7/g=rec/search/detail/base_pid/603705/

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Tannoy Proto-J $199

There were no specs, but they got good customer reviews.

https://www.musiciansfriend.com/srs7/g=rec/search/detail/base_pid/601005/

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Nady SM 120 $109

Also no specs or reviews

https://www.musiciansfriend.com/srs7/g=rec/search/detail/base_pid/609016/
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Any of these will probably be better than your standard computer media speakers, however remember......in most cases you get what you pay for. For an extra $100, you could pick up a much better pair of monitors. However, based on the 30 minutes I looked at stuff, I'd go with the Tannoy's or the M-Audio DX4's. Hard to say though without hearing any of them.

Justin