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Recommendation for first monitor speaker

Haxxor

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It's going to be my first monitor speaker, recently getting into producing music, mixing/mastering and looking for a suggestion. My budget around 100-300 Usd. I've been checking reviews, forums like crazy cannot decide which one yet. On my list I got:

Budget friendly ones

Presonus eris 3.5
Edifier R1280DBs (not a monitor speaker)
Mackie cr3-x

Less budget friendly

TANNOY : Reveal 402
Fluid Audio : F4
JBL 305p
 

stemfencer

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Kali LP-6 exactly at 300 usd.

JBL 305p or Kali LP-6 is the default recommendation around here. Suggest getting budget for one of those or sitting with some ore budget friendly Edifiers (personally are fine for general listening) - however if you are getting into mixing and production would extend for the JBL or especialyl the Kali LP-6.

Usually recommendations apply, see if can do some cheap DIY room treatment, get some stands or foam to isolate speakers from desk. If you have a microphone don't be scared to try some room correction with RWE EQ etc
 
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Haxxor

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Kali LP-6 exactly at 300 usd.

JBL 305p or Kali LP-6 is the default recommendation around here. Suggest getting budget for one of those or sitting with some ore budget friendly Edifiers (personally are fine for general listening) - however if you are getting into mixing and production would extend for the JBL or especialyl the Kali LP-6.

Usually recommendations apply, see if can do some cheap DIY room treatment, get some stands or foam to isolate speakers from desk. If you have a microphone don't be scared to try some room correction with RWE EQ etc
I live in Asia, electronic devices here cost more than original price. I would like to buy kali or adam but they cost more than jbl.
Coz I also have to buy other things along with speakers, like audio interface.
 

stemfencer

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JBL 305p then if your budget permits.

Otherwise if are serious about mixing, may want to look at headphone route.
 

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JBL LSR305P MKii and Control 1 Pro Monitors Review​

 

Doodski

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I would not buy anything cheaper than the

JBL 306P MK II​

This bad boy.>~
 
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Haxxor

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I would not buy anything cheaper than the

JBL 306P MK II​

I found jbl 305p mk2 by luck on facebook yesterday and approach the seller to buy it. Price was off 60% I jumpe on to it!
 
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