Why might you need a dedicated monitor controller — and what separates the good models from the bad?
HEDD’s impressive Mk2‑series speakers let you choose between ported and unported formats. Which works best?
Trinnov’s pioneering range of room‑correction systems now has a dedicated monitor controller.
SPL combine their acclaimed headphone amps with monitor control facilities and USB audio interfacing.
Two‑way or three‑way? Ported or sealed? Analogue or DSP‑assisted? We help you navigate the monitor maze and choose the best speakers for your studio.
Focal’s revised Alpha‑series speakers offer serious studio monitoring at an entry‑level price.
Genelec’s high‑tech The Ones series has a new flagship model. We fire it up...
Struggling to drive multiple set of cans? DACS have an amp for that...
With their impressive sound quality and adjustable attenuation, these off‑the‑peg earplugs give even custom‑moulded designs a run for their money.
Despite its decades‑old design, the Rogers LS5/9 can still compete with some of the best monitors around today. We put this faithful recreation to the test.
Almost half a century after its initial release, Yamaha’s classic three‑way monitor remains an impressive speaker, and it pioneered the use of diaphragm materials that are still considered cutting‑edge today.
So far, monitor and headphone calibration systems have targeted music makers exclusively. Sonarworks’ SoundID aims to solve the problem of mix translation from the consumer end too.
We put AA’s new open-backed mixing and mastering headphones to the test.
Detroit microphone maker Deni Mesanovic applies his considerable knowledge of transducers to produce an impressive debut studio speaker.
I was wondering why we put speakers in the classic triangle with the listening point at the apex?
Mackie’s latest cans prove themselves to be serious monitoring tools.
Focal’s revised flagship studio cans raise the bar yet again.
Kali’s latest nearfield design offers an unprecedented amount of monitor for the money.
What can the dynamic convolution experts bring to the world of headphone monitoring?
OS Acoustics have followed up their impressive DB7 with an even more capable twin‑woofer design. We put the new DBS8 to the test.
Embody offer a unique way to tailor their room‑simulation system to the individual user.
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