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TECH AWARDS 2016 BEST STUDIO MONITORS

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MunroSonic EGG150


£1999 Pair
Hype
Active speakers with a unique and cool design and great sound.
Gripe
These are high end monitors with a high end price.
Summary
A beautifully designed and built speaker system that provides crystal clear sound reproduction along with a tight bass response and fantastic stereo imaging.
9/10

Pioneer RM-07


£1016 Pair
Hype
Big sounds from small speakers ideally suited for dance producers and DJs.
Gripe
Mid range EQ is set at 140Hz
Summary
The RM07s are great monitors and certainly worth considering for any producer, from bedroom novice to seasoned pro.
8/10

M-Audio BX5 Carbon


£179 Pair
Hype
Compact speakers, with a loud output, a good fit for the small home studio set up.
Gripe
Can lack the neutrality of more expensive speakers, not sure about the silver strip in the middle.
Summary
A good set of speakers for dance music producers who are on tight budgets.
7.8/10


Adam A77X


£1460 Pair
Hype
Great sound quality with excellent transparency, the sort of speaker that would fit nicely into a project studio
Gripe
The ribbon tweeter is something of a marmite affair.
Summary
A great pair of studio monitors that offer amazing sound quality, stereo imaging and transparency given the very reasonable price tag.
8.4/10

Barefoot MicroMain 27


£11488 Pair
Hype
These are the speakers that the Pro’s use, very detailed sound stage and sound resolution.
Gripe
Out of the budget range of a lot of producers.
Summary
These speakers are found in some of the most well equipped studios in the world, the sound has to be heard to be believed. Unfortunately, due to the hefty price tag, not everyone will be able to afford them.
9/10

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