Monitors

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  1. BLoodstaiN`

    BLoodstaiN` Member

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    I've looked up quite a few posts of monitors but none answered my question.

    To start i'd get to get me some monitors because at the moment i'm produing with these speakers built in my computer screen and my Reloop RHP-10 but i've experienced that producing with a headset (Even though it's a very good one imo) is a lot different because i've had the chance to produce in a party room (capacity: 300) and use the speakers to produce. was amazing. so i want to buy these monitors but i'm a low budget guy that still goes to school. So what do you people suggest on buying?
    I do want monitors that cover all frequencies nicely and well, not monitors that miss out a range of frequencies.
    They don't have to be the cheapest but still friendly to my wallet

    I'm not an easy guy on that but i'm sure you guys will come up with a good suggestion o:
     
  2. kama

    kama benkama.net

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    Get those Behringer Truths, many of my mates who also produce use them and the sound is ok. Maybe a tad heavy on the bass but at least you get to hear it.

    They're very much in the bottom of the price range as well.
     
  3. noronhaa

    noronhaa fabricismywayoflife

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    whats your kinda price range? the krk rokit g2 range are pretty sick, spose you can choose which ones depending in how big your wallet is
     
  4. BLoodstaiN`

    BLoodstaiN` Member

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    400.00 EUR = 337.381 GBP
    But that's really my maximum, prefer to go a bit lower than that, is that possible to get some decent one's then?
     
  5. Woodz12

    Woodz12 sssounds so heavy...

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    Easily enough for a first pair of monitors, krk g2s are quite popular and i think the 5" models range from about 200-250 quid for a pair. I've got a pair and i'm very happy with them. You're even left with enough money to get a pair of decent headphones to a/b your mixes on (y) thats if you wanna spend or save the extra cash :p
     
  6. BLoodstaiN`

    BLoodstaiN` Member

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    Spent 100 Euro on the reloop headset, that's about 84 GBP on that Reloop RHP-10
    http://www.reloopdj.com/product_info.php/info/p406_Reloop-RHP-10.html
    And i'm very pleased with them so i'll prefer to save the cash,
    May look into the KRK products, heard a lot of good comments about them
     
  7. noronhaa

    noronhaa fabricismywayoflife

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    as woodz said the rokit 5s would be a gd option at around 250 for a pair, otherwise you can get the rokit 6s for 330 but thats pushing it pretty close to your max
     
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    Woodz12 sssounds so heavy...

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    can recommend alesis m1 mk2 and the m-audio audiophiles 8 - both good pairs of monitors and cost around 300e
     
  10. CH3SH

    CH3SH CH3SH - Naphalm Audio

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    If you have and wanna spend the money get some Mackie HR824 Mk1 or MK2's
    Worth every penny, even your neighbours will agree lol
     
  11. druu

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    Avoid 5" monitors is my only advice. I'm trying to sell mine off w/ sub, too much if a headache to tune to my room.

    Alesis M1 Active mkII or the Truth's are what I would choose in your case.

    ---------- Post added at 08:56 ---------- Previous post was at 08:53 ----------

    Avoid 5" monitors is my only advice. I'm trying to sell mine off w/ sub, too much if a headache to tune to my room.

    Alesis M1 Active mkII or the Truth's are what I would choose in your case.
     
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    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    +1 for the Mackie HR824's
     
  13. msmith222

    msmith222 redbeard

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    if the mackies are too much, i really like my krk 8s.
     
  14. elmaruk

    elmaruk slannndaaaaaaar

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    im usin KRK 5's and there well priced and sexy
     
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    i just brought a set of mackie MR8s for £350, i know its just out of your price range but you should save and get these, cant go wrong with a pair of mackies mate
     
  16. chromey

    chromey a.k.a Impact

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    bottom line what ever our advice- make a shortlist within your budget and go and see your local Music shop and audition them ALL using YOUR ears :)
    I was recommended several things, but ended up choosing Yamaha HS80's... I dont regret it for a second :D
     
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    kama benkama.net

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    Word. Dont buy a pig in a bag. It's YOUR ears you will be using, not anyone else's. Everyone will most likely recommend something they have themselves. Make sure you get to listen to your favourite tracks (ie. ones that are professionally produced/mastered and ones that you know well) with the speakers before buying them.
     
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    I'm about to buy me some HS80's, they sound rad.
     
  19. duttymonster

    duttymonster deep in the jungle

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    who is this Reloop?

    looks like rebranded parts to me.

    on their 'about' page they talk about being a European
    alternative to a market dominated by U.S & Asian
    manufacturers and then it says that all it's stuff is made in Asia.

    They have stolen all of their product ideas from other companies
    and are cheeky enough to have a booth at NAM!

    Jokers.