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Best monitors for under $200

Discussion in 'Recording/Live Sound' started by Guitarplayerdan, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. Guitarplayerdan

    Guitarplayerdan Member

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    Just looking to start laying some tracks down and doing some Reason projects. What would be good. So best monitors for under 200. A guy I met the other day said the berhinger is suprisingly good.
     
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    I paid 300 bucks for them and they sounded just as good as the next ones up that were 500.

    I know thats not in the range you were talking about, I'm just sayin thats what I got.

    I like em!
     
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    I think whats more important is finding something that suits your ears, is a fairly flat sounding monitor and then just getting acclamated to 'em and knowing their every nuance. I have a pair of KRK Rockit 8's w/ sub but I'm sure a lot of folks mix using some fairly inexpensive computer speakers and they get decent results because they're intimately familiar with whatever they're using...in fact, many use computer speakers as a backup to their main monitors. The defacto standard NS10M's certainly didn't sound "good" - folks just knew 'em since they were in all the studios. I'm not sure that really helps much...bottom line - trust your ears. In my opinion, theres no need to break the bank for a pair of monitors...just find something and stick with 'em.
     
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    I bought a pair of KRK V-4 monitors from guitar center as open box in the last 6 months for $150 - they are smaller and lack deep bass for certain types but the were more refined/detailed/balanced than any of the orther ones I tried in that price range.
     
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    for home use V4s are great! I used V6s at home, and must say the room was too small to open those up, switched to V4s and I heard an improvement. Still use them in our studio for tracking purpose.
     

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