New Course: Studio Monitors
Nov 21st, 2021, 12:55
The choice of studio monitors is one of the most important decisions in setting up a home or professional studio. This new course on Studio Monitors looks at the various aspects of speaker design and important concepts that could help in picking the optimal pair. The course starts out with a brief background on the use of studio monitors and the mechanics of how they work. It then digs into into speaker components -- woofer, tweeter, and crossover -- and the different types of enclosures available for handling the low frequencies. The course covers coaxial monitors, multi-speaker designs, passive vs. powered monitors, and subwoofers. There are also sections on the importance of monitor placement (including for surround sound), and how to deal with room issues. The course wraps up with a brief buyer's guide. Anyone in the market for a pair of speakers for their music/audio production room might want to check out this course on the ins and outs of studio monitors.