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8030 vs 8330

nail, muokattu 3 Vuodet sitten.

8030 vs 8330

Youngling Viestejä: 0 Liittymispäivä: 12.4.2020 Viimeisimmät viestit

Hi all together,

I want to get a new 2.1 System for my Home Studio and can’t decide whether to go for 8030 or 8330.
Is the 8330 worth the extra money when GLM would NOT be considered? Or do they sound different even with GLM disabled?


They are very similar in terms of transducer size, crossover, SPL, distortion, ecc.
8330:      45-23K (-6)   -   58-20K (+/- 1.5)

8030:      47-23K (-6)   -   54-20K (+/- 2).

Can somebody maybe confirm that transducers and or amplifiers are thesame (identical THD and SPL). Probably the filtering is different (new DSP, results in 1dB more linearity and more custom EQing)?

Thanks a lot!



lukester, muokattu 3 Vuodet sitten.

RE: 8030 vs 8330

Jedi Master Viestejä: 296 Liittymispäivä: 22.4.2010 Viimeisimmät viestit

In my opinion they sound the same, don't think anybody could tell them apart in a blind test.
​​​​​​​Feel free to compare the amplifier specs. If they are different, which i doubt, I'd still expect identical real world performance.

costakis, muokattu 2 Vuodet sitten.

RE: 8030 vs 8330

Padawan Viestejä: 76 Liittymispäivä: 13.2.2019 Viimeisimmät viestit

GLM, as any descent DSP, will always sound better in your room. Unless you have a room that doesn't need DSP. So, 8330 with the GLM will sound better. As far as I can see, both 8030 and 8330 are identical besides the DSP. But the DSP will make the difference.