Monitors

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 »

Dynaudio DMB50 Studio Monitors

PROS: Great sound, good design, excellent flexibility. CONS: None. PRICE: $499 each. Monitors are the ears of every studio, and when it comes time to mix, it’s not a place to cut corners. Dynaudio’s angled DMB50 Monitors offer up a new design that makes you think, “Why hasn’t someone else thought of this?”  They’re a […]Read More »

SPEAKER REVIEW: Axiom Audio M3 v3 Speakers

The Axiom M3 speakers are in a class by themselves. For a pair of hi-fi bookshelf speakers under $500, they’re practically a steal. For our purposes, we put the M3s through a variety of tests, both in a stereo listening environment and also in a recording situation. For pure music listening, the M3s outshine nearly […]Read More »

Gear Review: Cerwin-Vega XD3 Speakers

PROS: compact, crystal clear audio, multiple inputs CONS: some distortion at high volume levels SPECS: Magnetically shielded 3″ woofer and 3/4″ tweeter 15 watts per channel with built in crossover Weight: 6.5 lbs Dimensions: 8″ x 5.5″ x 6.5″ Price: $99 Some clichés are true, and the Cerwin-Vega XD3 powered speakers prove one of them: […]Read More »

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