Museek Mag October 2016 - Page 56

Museek Mag BUILDING YOUR DREAM HOME RECORDING STUDIO Yamaha HS 50 and HS 80: The Yamaha HS 50 and HS 80 boasts the Legendary NS 10 M sound and looks similar as well. The only difference being the bass extension, you get a decent bass with HS 80 which has a 8” woofer as opposed to a HS 50 which has a 5” Woofer. There speakers are a true value for money range as it is quite very attractively priced. Pros: * Plenty of Level and decent bass extension * Has the NS 10 Family sound * Vey sensible price Cons: * Not for those who do not dig the NS 10M sound. * Can sound different if the acoustic treatment is not good in the room. Conclusion: Yamaha’s HS80Ms bring the NS10 concept up to date in an active package that can deliver a decent amount of low-end clout without adding a subwoofer.The Sound is sometimes very aggressive for some but you can certainly impress your director and producer. Great Value for money. .................................................................................................................................................................................... Personus Eris 5 & 8 Presonus came into the market making high quality sound cards and mic preamps, they moved into monitoring solutions, digital mixers for live recording and logically they ventured in Monitor speakers market. Its a two way front ported speakers with 5.25 and 8” Kevlar-coned woofer and a one-inch silk-dome tweeter, protected behind its own metal grille. Powered by a 45W and 35W Class-AB amplifier for the lows and highs, respectively, the speakers cross over at 3kHz. The specs give a usable frequency response of 53Hz to 22kHz, and a surprisingly loud maximum SPL of 102dB at one metre. Pros: * * in a budget October - November 2016 56 Very good Sound Decent monitors for Project studios