Studio Monitor Upgrade

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Studio Monitor Upgrade

Post by hNRk » Fri Dec 02, 2011 10:34 pm

Hey!

im currentley working with the yamaha hs 80 and im thinking about upgrading to something in the range of adam a8...

do you think its worth investing in order to improove the productions?

what monitors do you use?

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Re: Studio Monitor Upgrade

Post by hydrogen » Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:49 pm

I love my yammies. :) what don't you like about them?
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Re: Studio Monitor Upgrade

Post by hNRk » Sat Dec 03, 2011 12:00 am

well i am just wondering how much of difference it makes to upgrade to higher quality monitors and wanted to get some opinions on that issue.

besides i think the hs 80 arent that clear in the mids and dont bring out the low end very well..

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Re: Studio Monitor Upgrade

Post by Themis » Sat Dec 03, 2011 12:25 am

what i can say about my adam a7, they are crystal clear in the highs. its really a pleasure. though i use them for spinning, and not for production. (cause i dont produce not cause they are in any way bad)

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Re: Studio Monitor Upgrade

Post by luco » Sat Dec 03, 2011 12:43 am

hNRk wrote:well i am just wondering how much of difference it makes to upgrade to higher quality monitors and wanted to get some opinions on that issue.

besides i think the hs 80 arent that clear in the mids and dont bring out the low end very well..

:-sadflower Your not going like this=================> keep going=================> production technique over monitor upgrade. this place is erie (-)

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Re: Studio Monitor Upgrade

Post by Phase Ghost » Sat Dec 03, 2011 4:45 am

Whatever you do, get something that has good bass. There's no way I'd have anything under 8". If you do get something under 8, get a sub too. I've listened to Genelec's, Mackie's, KRK's, Yahmaha, Behringer and I have Samson rubicon's. Honestly, the genelec's were my least favorite. I know, blasphemy, right? The Mackie's bumped the best probably. It's more than possible to mix down a track on probably any set out there $500.00 a set and up. Learning how to listen to your set of monitors and know what's going on is probably the most important thing.

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Re: Studio Monitor Upgrade

Post by tone-def » Sat Dec 03, 2011 10:59 am

adam are very nice but they do have problems with the build quality. 2 of my friends had to send theirs back because they broke within the first 3 months.

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Re: Studio Monitor Upgrade

Post by AK » Sat Dec 03, 2011 11:04 am

In contrast to what phase ghost said, I'd avoid 8" woofers if you are in a small room, when the low end is overwhelming, you can't hear sh!t else. Monitors are really only as good as the room you put them in, maybe treat your room and/or give some thought into what monitors would sensibly work in them. I could spend thousands on top flight monitors but it's not gonna mean jack sh!t if my room is terrible. And currently, it probably is. :lol:

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