[linux-audio-user] [OT] good studio monitors

Jamie Guinan guinan at bluebutton.com
Fri Jul 23 17:07:44 EDT 2004


On 23 Jul 2004, Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano wrote:

> On Fri, 2004-07-23 at 11:44, Jamie Guinan wrote:
> > On 22 Jul 2004, Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> > > I have four 824's at home and they are fine, very good the the price (a
> > > little too much bass) <snip>
> > 
> > Funny, I just got a pair of 824's a few weeks ago, and I found that the
> > bass was really weak in my intended "sweet spot" position (speakers are
> > a few feet apart on a shelf,  against the wall, at ear level).
> 
> I take it that you have played around with the "space" switch (or
> something like that). I think they have a bit of a resonance at the
> _very_ low end. I mixed a piece on them that has some nice very low end
> "booms" in there and on most other speakers they are really not there. 

I tried full/half/quarter, not much difference, my problems seems to be
related to my room layout.

The intro to KLF's "Last Train to Trancentral" has couple of whomping
booms at the beginning - they sound like slapping a piece of wet cardboard 
in the center of the room, and like thunder in the corner.

-Jamie

> -- Fernando



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