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Genelec 1030a vs M040

gogoalshop, muokattu 3 Vuodet sitten.

Genelec 1030a vs M040

Youngling Viestejä: 0 Liittymispäivä: 6.7.2019 Viimeisimmät viestit

Hi all,


I have an opportunity to get the 1030a's for a decent price, right now I am using the M040's in my home studio.
Can anyone that has experience with the 1030a's give me their opinion on which monitor would be better ?
I know this is a matter of taste but I still see a lot of Pro level studios still using the 1030a's
Can't say the same thing about the M040's.
Thank you

lukester, muokattu 3 Vuodet sitten.

RE: Genelec 1030a vs M040

Jedi Master Viestejä: 296 Liittymispäivä: 22.4.2010 Viimeisimmät viestit

1030 and 1031 are so common for historical reasons.
​​​​​​​They were groundbreaking products when they came out.
​​​Trusty workhorses but also fun to use. Not at all like NS10s.
And the market likes a bit of standardization too.

Can't help you with the decision whether you should switch though,
​​​​​​​haven't heared them side-by-side.
​​​​​​​I don't think there are dramatic differences. ​​​​​​​M40 has more bass extension.
​​​​​​​I don't think a switch would be worth the hassle. something like 8341 is a meaningful upgrade.