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    In-ear Monitors

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    Q. How can I make using headphones less fatiguing?

    I have been making music for years now, and although I have a set of Genelec 8040s that I use during the day (when I'm home),...

    Sound Advice Mar 2012
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    Behringer C5A & C50A

    Active Monitors

    Behringer’s take on the classic Auratones won’t break the bank — but will they help you make those crucial mix-balancing decisions?

    Reviews Feb 2012
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    M-Audio BX5 D2

    Active Monitors

    M-Audio’s aim for the BX5 D2 was to make a studio monitor that’s compact but doesn’t compromise on sound. Have they succeeded?

    Reviews Feb 2012
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    Q. Is asymmetry in monitors a problem?

    I'm considering AVI's Pro Nine Plus system for my main nearfield monitoring, partly based on the great review they got from...

    Sound Advice Feb 2012
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    Coleman Audio QS8

    Master Monitor Controller

    Monitor controllers aren’t just glorified volume knobs, as this latest offering from Coleman shows...

    Reviews Jan 2012
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    SE Electronics Munro Egg 150

    Monitoring System

    SE Electronics have enlisted the help of renowned acoustician Andy Munro to design these striking studio monitors. Does their unique approach to speaker design pay off in the real world?

    Reviews Jan 2012
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    Sony MDR 7520

    Studio Headphones

    Sony’s MDR range of closed‑back cans has been popular in studios for years, and now includes a new flagship model.

    Reviews Jan 2012
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    Phonak Audéo PFE232

    Dual-driver In‑ear Monitors

    Boasting two custom drivers, are Phonak’s new universal IEMs the best monitoring solution for mixing on the move?

    Reviews Jan 2012
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    Focal CMS40 & CMS Sub

    Active Monitors

    Focal’s CMS range of active monitors has been expanded with the compact CMS40s and the sizeable CMS Sub. Do they work well as a team?

    Reviews Dec 2011
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    Q. Is there a monitor controller that won’t colour the sound?

    I recently spent €4000 on professionally designed and installed acoustic design and treatment. I then spent a further €4000 on...

    Sound Advice Dec 2011
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    Fostex PM0.5n

    Active Nearfield Monitors

    Can such attractively priced studio monitors really do the job of presenting your mixes accurately?

    Reviews Nov 2011
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    Q. Is it worth spending money on new headphone cables?

    Everyone keeps going on about how great the Cardas cables make headphones sound. Is there any truth about cables ever making...

    Sound Advice Nov 2011
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    Q. What are the advantages of passive radiator design?

    I don't hear a lot said about passive radiator speaker technology. What are pros and cons of that design? Technically, it's...

    Sound Advice Nov 2011
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    Mackie MR5 & MR8 Mk2

    Active Monitors

    Mackie have updated their MR range of affordable powered speakers, endowing these Mk2 versions with new drivers and re‑voiced amplifiers. We put them to the test...

    Reviews Oct 2011
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    Shure SRH940

    Studio Headphones

    Shure are recent arrivals in the pro headphone market. Do their new flagship cans measure up against more established names in the field?

    Reviews Oct 2011
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    Blue Sky Sat 6.5 EXR

    Active Nearfield Monitors

    Blue Sky have earned a strong reputation for their sealed-cabinet speakers, but in their latest model they’ve opted for a ported design. How do the newcomers compare with their infinite‑baffle cousins?

    Reviews Sep 2011
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    Sony MDR7550

    Dynamic In-ear Monitors

    Sony’s top-of-the-range dynamic in-ear monitors have a kind voice, with all the volume and extension you’ll need for stage use and on-the-move mixing.

    Reviews Sep 2011
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    JBL PRX615M

    Active Monitor & PA Speaker

    Using advanced DSP and squeezing a 15‑inch driver into a compact cabinet, JBL’s lightweight PA promises convenience, volume and clarity in abundance.

    Reviews Aug 2011
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    Neco Soundlab Portable V2

    Dual Mono Headphone Amplifier

    Hugh Robjohns gets to grips with this reasonably-priced headphone amp.

    Reviews Aug 2011
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    Tannoy Reveal 501A

    Active Nearfield Monitors

    Tannoy’s Reveal monitors have long been popular among home‑studio owners on a budget. How does the baby of the new range compare with the competition?

    Reviews Aug 2011
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    PSI Audio A17M & A21M

    Active Monitors

    These compact monitors from Swiss company PSI incorporate some very clever technology, including ‘Class‑G’ amplification, that helps put them in a class of their own!

    Reviews Jul 2011

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