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Old 12th June 2004, 09:30 PM   #1
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Question recording/mixing nearfield monitors

Hallo Friends,

I am interested in home studio recording and mixing. My friend and I have accumulated some experience with his equipment, but unfortunatelly, I can't afford to spend a thousand bucks on decent nearfield monitors

I have been toying around with the idea to build a pair myself. Searching these and other forums and speaker building websites, I have not found a project that describes nearfield studio monitors.

I would like to ask any of you people, if you could direct me to a source, which describes in some detail how to build such a system.

Ideally, it would be bi-amped, active x-over with front ports. Flat frequency response, with as little coloration as possible is important for my purposes. Since they would be used for mixing, they should have a nice and deep stereo field, so that i can position the tracks accuratelly.

I know that this is a mouthfull, but this is a ideal-type speaker. The closer I can get to it, the better

Thank you in advance for your help.

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Old 13th June 2004, 08:29 AM   #2
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The results of my first attempt at a search on diyAudio
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Old 14th June 2004, 05:35 PM   #3
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Thank You pinkmouse,

but I haven't been able to do that search. Are you saying that there is some information in the threads already? I'll try I more thourought search.

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Old 14th June 2004, 11:03 PM   #4
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Just do a search for "near field studio monitor" in the Loudspeakers forum and you'll get several results.
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