TITLE

Choosing Monitors

AUTHOR(S)
Tavaglione, Rob
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
ProAudio Review;Sep2012, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the considerations in selecting audio and studio monitors, relative to the evolving monitoring systems as consumer build their sonic memory. He states that he uses two sets of nearfields to get more information and finds that the Avantone Active Mixcubes help focus the difficult midrange decisions. He says that he learned to take the awkwardness of readjustments when assessing monitors, as challenges improve his knowledge on frequency identification.
ACCESSION #
85287541

 

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