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    Can studio monitors be used as "bookshelf" speakers in a medium sized room?

    the 'near field' term is mainly a marketing term. In general there is nothing special about them what differs them from a mid-field or bookshelf speaker. except maybe, that the max volume is not that high. But otherwise I agree: Most Monitor speaker sound better (are better constructed) than...
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    Can studio monitors be used as "bookshelf" speakers in a medium sized room?

    "Can studio monitors be used as "bookshelf" speakers in a medium sized room?" NO, don't do it! If you use a monitor in a bookshelf, the integrated active crossover and amp will explode ! booom
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    Elac Debut Reference DBR-62 Speaker Review

    Yes, indeed! ;) ... of course only my personal opinion. Good measurements and recommendation in some forum might help, but are no guarantee. I have great respect of amir's work and experience. But still listening impressions of different people in different surroundings will probably not come...
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    Elac Debut Reference DBR-62 Speaker Review

    After this very positiv review from Armir, I bought a pair of elac debut. Maybe it was not terrible. But it was not good either. The sound reproduction seems quite artificial to me. Voices did not sound natural. I gave them 3 days, but my first impression did not change. The speaker went...
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    Best Speakers (Studio Monitors) to Hear Reverb

    Listening is always subjective. The kh420 I did not hear yet. The O300 is also one of my favorites. 3-way, wider baffle and middle dome pays off. The O300 is a good combination of analytics mixed with some fun.
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    Best Speakers (Studio Monitors) to Hear Reverb

    @ mightyciadalor: I made more or less the same experience. For example: the kh120 measures pretty much like the perfect speaker. And yes, it sound almost perfect in its way. But its missing emotions, musicality and the feeling of 'space'. I understand that for many it's a perfect tool for a...
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    Best Speakers (Studio Monitors) to Hear Reverb

    most neumann and genelec follow the target to have constant directivity, but not a wide dispersion, due to small baffles and waveguides. Neumann and Genelecs are nice speakers, but actually more on the analytic and dry side. If they reveal less or the right amount of reverb referring to the...
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    Best Speakers (Studio Monitors) to Hear Reverb

    hi auralux, I get your point / question. I listened to many different speakers: studio monitors, hifi speakers, diy speakers in different rooms. in different distances. Produced music my self. By now only enjoy listening and building speakers. I can only agree with you: One main difference...
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