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There is damage to the monitors if I play a track at maximum volume?

booking, muokattu 8 Kuukautta sitten.

There is damage to the monitors if I play a track at maximum volume?

Youngling Viestejä: 1 Liittymispäivä: 21.4.2021 Viimeisimmät viestit

It is a question that I have always had, if the monitors are able to resist without problems a song at maximum volume without having any damage. I have the 8030C, I always work with very little volume, to take care of them.

janne-koo, muokattu 8 Kuukautta sitten.

RE: There is damage to the monitors if I play a track at maximum volume?

Padawan Viestejä: 73 Liittymispäivä: 26.10.2015 Viimeisimmät viestit

An official respose would be most interesting. :-)

I'm crazy enough to often take my 8330's along somewhere (the dedicated bag is great), and sometimes set them up in some way too large room. On these occasions, every last one of the precious dB's may be required. I crank 'em up until the LED's blink red, then a wee bit back. Sound quality doesn't seem to suffer, never had any problems. Rarely, but sometimes, I even drag the 7350 along. The sub doesn't allow going any louder, just deeper, but it keeps up with the program, causing cracks in walls, possibly tiny earthquakes, mudslides, avalanches and whatnot.

I think everyone (who hasn't already) deserves to try lighting up the clipping LED's at least once; Discovering, for the first time, how these monitors and subs can shake things, while still sounding awesome, is one of those very enjoyable jaw-dropping moments.

Back at the home desk, the poor things get to relax again.

(Bluetooth speakers... Meh.)