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Studio monitors

All the studio monitor articles, guides, and tutorials at Higher Hz.

Studio monitors vs regular speakers: What’s the difference?

Whether you’re setting up your first recording studio, home theater or hi-fi system, you’ll probably have to do some research on the best speakers that can help you create the perfect environment for your creativity or entertainment.

That’s when you’ll come across the terms “studio monitor” and “hi-fi speaker” and wonder: aren’t they the same thing?

Genelec 8020D review: Masterful precision

Genelec has been one of the most renowned studio monitor manufacturers for the past four decades. Expensive, sure, but you certainly get what you pay for in most instances.

In this review, I’ll be looking at the 8020D model, one of the company’s more affordable monitors. Let’s take a deeper look and see what it has to offer.

Genelec 8351B SAMs review: Redefining what’s possible

Genelec is a company that needs little introduction. One of the leading loudspeaker manufacturers for about 40 years, Genelec’s long standing dedication to innovation and sustainability has made the company a household name amongst engineers and audiophiles alike.

In this review, I’ll be taking a look at the 8351B SAMs, the sub-flagship of Genelec’s The Ones series.

Barefoot Footprint02 review: Detailed, focused, and natural

Barefoot, while not necessarily a household name in terms of audio, has a knack for delivering amazingly high-quality monitoring experiences. The Footprint02 are perhaps the company’s most affordable monitors to date. Let’s take a closer look to see what they have to offer.

PMC Result6 review

The Professional Monitor Company (PMC) has made some enormous leaps and strides since its conception in the 90’s. Today, we will be reviewing the Result6, designed to be a more recent entry-level option from PMC. Let’s get into it.

PreSonus Eris E3.5 review

We get it – making music is expensive. If you’re not willing to spend your life savings away on gear (like most of us), finding a way to better your studio in any meaningful way can be pretty challenging.