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5 Key Concepts in The Quest For Better Studio Monitoring

Recording and The Quest for Better Monitoring WHAT’S YOUR WEAKEST SIGNAL LINK? One of the most important aspects of engineering that you have to grasp is that quality can only be as good as the weakest link in the chain.  I guess that could be said about many fields. In audio, hopefully the weakest link […]Read More »

PreSonus Eris Series E8 Studio Monitors Review

PreSonus Eris Series E8 Studio Monitors – appx $250/each (street) PROS: Great sounding, easy to tune to music styles and room configuration. CONS: None. There are a lot of manufacturers getting into the monitor business; some don’t have a background in professional audio, and it shows. PreSonus has been in the game for years, and […]Read More »

Mackie CR3 3” Multimedia Monitors Review PLUS Video

Mackie CR3 3” Multimedia Monitors – $99 PROS: GREAT price, great sound, worth it! CONS: NONE! In the past, the gap between computer speakers and studio monitors was a pretty big one, but Mackie has closed the gap both in price and performance with their CR3 Monitors. [Editor’s note – a 4-inch version, the CR4, […]Read More »

Samson MediaOne BT3 Speakers Review

PROS: Inexpensive, decent sound. CONS: Bluetooth requires both speakers to be connected to each other. PRICE: $99 We get a lot of speakers to review, and they vary from exotic high-end units to inexpensive models that won’t break the bank. Samson’s MediaOne BT3’s fall into the latter category. For more studio monitor reviews by Performer […]Read More »

MACKIE MR6mk3 Studio Monitors Review

PROS: Fantastic performance, good price. CONS: May require a little tweaking per location and room size. PRICE: $199/each The cliché is that monitors are the ears of any home studio system; in most cases they’re the heart. Mackie’s new MR6mk3 monitors are a great place for a starter studio or a full-blown commercial facility. ) […]Read More »

KEF LS50 Anniversary Monitors

PROS: Amazing sound, stereo imaging and technology. CONS: Somewhat pricey. PRICE: $1499/pair Monitors are the one place a studio can’t skimp, and making the jump from home studio to professional grade just got better with a pair of KEF’s flagship LS50s. They’re quite simple and elegant, no switches for any audio altering choices, just a […]Read More »

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