new monitors

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  1. boobjunkie

    boobjunkie Active Member VIP Junglist

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    just been to pick up a pair of adam audio A7s

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    what monitors are you guys using?
     
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    groelle Well-Known Member VIP Junglist

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    alesis m1 mk2 active - and damn fine with them. got a good low end response and pretty nice highs, cant fault them at all.

    edit: after i saw the fotos i can - their only fault is their loudness fader is on the back.
     
  3. logikz

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    none, mine got robbed. so im at the mercy of my headphones. but im getting new ones, rokit 5 or 8 probably. those dont look very good, how much are they?
     
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    I got the alesis boxes as well. I've detected a strange bass behaviour in them, either the ports arent tuned at all that well, or my mixer is at fault. I'd be getting Genelecs with a sub if I had an extra 2000€.
     
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    HUH? Adam A7s don't look good ? Give me two minutes I'll have a quick heart attack.................................. OK I'm back, they're looking pretty nice to me mate congrats boobjunkie you smug bastard I'm very jealous
     
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    haha cheers, got them second hand for £420, they're in very good nick so i'm pleased
     
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    none at the moment but in a couple of months im hoping to get a pair of samson r5a's. only thing that concerns me is that they might have a disappointing low end...
     
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    How can people rob you of monitors? o.o
     
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    rockin the good old alesis. and check how far they've taken me.. :teeth:
     
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    NICE!!! I've heard nothing but good things about ADAM n £420 is a right bargan!
     
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    The genelecs are a bit out of my range so once these alesis boxes fail me I've been planning on getting ADAM's as well. Or Dynaudios.
     
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    I don't even have monitors. But I'll be getting Rokit 5's after my exams and whatnot.
     
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    Mackie HR824 MK2s
     
  14. boobjunkie

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    very nice
     
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    Apparently those Adams A7's are a pig to position and get a sweet spot, you have to work really hard to get it all sitting nice, and then don't touch them! How have you found them?

    ---------- Post added at 23:39 ---------- Previous post was at 23:38 ----------

    On a side note, 'nice monitors' are no crack without some sufficient acoustic treatment. It's like getting a Ferrari and taking it down the local grease monkey to get it serviced. Ya dig.
     
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    they sound pretty sweet where i'm sitting, i'll play around with their positioning and see if i can get it sounding better
     
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    The adams are nice, we've got a pair in our house. their really fatiguing to work on though, very harsh and VERY revealing. often we find you over work a mix on the adams cos they sound so different to other speakers. the transients are amazing though, such quick response makes spotting compression a breeze. as for what risu was saying the just position them as you would any other speaker, the sweet spots quite easy to hear.

    I use mackie HR624s mk2s and they're great if a little bit hifi. ideally i'd like some focal twin 5be's but i'll have to win the lottery first.