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Re: Speakers for Home Rig
If money is no issue,, Meyer Sound HD-1 is probably my first choice, along
with some larger Klein und Hummel active speakers. This stuff rules. ADAMs
are also nice, though not cheap either.
Stay away from cheapo stuff like Behringer and co.
Genelecs tend to be expensive and mid-heavy. Nice-sounding upon first
listening, tiring upon longer listening sessions.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2004 9:17 PM
Subject: OT: Speakers for Home Rig
> I wanted to solicit opinions about the above. I currently have two
> environments with my home recording rig. I use a pair of Alesis powered
> monitors with my PC recording setup.
> I also have a mixer/power amp/speaker configuration that I use for
> recording to a stand alone digital recorder. It did consist of a
> mixer, an Alesis power amp and Electrovoice Sx80 speakers.
> I run my guitar amps output into the mixer along with output from an
> Echoplex, drum machine and some other noisemaker stuff. I preferred
> the 'PA' approach with guitar because the PA-type speakers seem to be
> to handle the volume well.
> I was about to purchase a new pair of speakers such as the Peavey PR
> Series PA speakers but was wondering if my assumptions about using PA
> speakers are valid. Would a pair of reference speakers (with a large
> enough speaker cone) be appropriate for the home rig? I know the Alesis
> reference monitors have relatively small speakers (can't remember the
> size) and they seem like they wouldn't be able to handle the types of
> signals from elec. guitar, etc.
> Any comments or advice will be appreciated. I'm not sure I provided an
> adequately explaination above.
> Regards, Paul