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Monitor required live work sort of

Postby gsc1ugs » Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:11 pm

Hopefully not my last fresh question but need a monitor, my laney is waaaaaay too big, small compact wedge not too heavy small please could i have some suggestions pleeeeeese.

Ps: solo with backing mp3
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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby DanR » Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:59 pm

Not sure if you’re specifically after a wedge type floor monitor but the Alto TS210 active speaker is very good value for money.
I bought one for our singer to use (live band). Clear sound and really light.
Would be good for backing tracks and vocal monitoring.
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Postby gsc1ugs » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:09 am

Yea need inconspicuous wedge
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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby Sam Spoons » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:29 am

Budget? The Bose is more than twice the price if the Alto.
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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby gsc1ugs » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:35 am

Well, its just a monitor so cheaper the better
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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby blinddrew » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:51 am

Would a little personal monitor do the job? Something like this: https://www.gear4music.com/PA-DJ-and-Li ... nitor/1M2N
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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby gsc1ugs » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:52 am

Well i dont want see it and not much of a wedge but budget good :round1:
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Postby Sam Spoons » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:58 am

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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby Dave B » Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:02 am

I suspect that the wireless IEM might be the best solution. But I have a nice little monitor which one of my vocalists seems to prefer :

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Laney-CXP-110- ... B002S932YC

150quid and can be tucked down low and be inconspicuous. My bass player has the larger 12" but the size difference is quite considerable - sounds lovely though.
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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby gsc1ugs » Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:08 am

I'm using laney now, bit heavy but that one its but 46cm is quite big
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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby Sam Spoons » Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:19 pm

How loud do you need it on stage? You use backing tracks so no live instruments to compete with but, if the FOH is loud LF bleed will mean you need a fair bit of level from the monitor to hear the detail in the track and your vocal. A very small monitor placed very close will work (like the mini monitor blind drew linked to) but if it has to be on the floor or off to the side you will probably need something louder, and that inevitable means bigger.
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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby Wonks » Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:54 pm

Yamaha DXR8 and keep with the Yamaha theme?
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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby gsc1ugs » Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:15 pm

:headbang: CASH!!!
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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby Sam Spoons » Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:18 pm

DXR8 doesn't have a wedge angle cab like the 10, 12 and 15 which may be a problem.
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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby gsc1ugs » Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:18 pm

Sam Spoons wrote:DXR8 doesn't have a wedge angle cab like the 10, 12 and 15 which may be a problem.
TOOOOOO expensive anyhow
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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby Sam Spoons » Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:21 pm

So what is your budget?
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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby gsc1ugs » Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:42 pm

£100-150 - its just a monitor :mrgreen:
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Re: Monitor required live work sort of

Postby DanR » Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:10 pm

If you can stretch the budget a bit:
https://www.thomann.de/gb/ld_systems_mon_81a_g2.htm
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