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8020b or 6010a/5040a combo

audiocase, modified 11 Years ago.

8020b or 6010a/5040a combo

Youngling Posts: 3 Join Date: 2/12/12 Recent Posts

Anyone familiar with these monitors here?

Last year I got the Genelec 6010a for (space saving) desktop monitoring/general use. But it now seems like its lacking compared to (cheap Audioengines) what I used before when playing back source material.

Should I just get the 8020b instead or add the 5040a sub to the 6010a?

Clients (vocalists mainly) may not notice this, but what would you do in my situation?
ilkka-rissanen, modified 11 Years ago.

Re: 8020b or 6010a/5040a combo

Yoda Posts: 2564 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts

It depends what you feel the current 6010As are lacking? If it's mainly bass frequencies, then for sure a subwoofer will help. If it's more related to midrange frequencies, then moving up to larger speakers will improve the sound quality.
janiewong, modified 10 Years ago.

Re: 8020b or 6010a/5040a combo

Youngling Posts: 1 Join Date: 4/23/12 Recent Posts
How come I never tried the -6db bass tilt setting? it's changed everything. The bass seemed to have come out of hiding. This monitors really sound good considering its compact size. It's shocking how a small switch at the back could transform the overall sound. Now, I don't think I need the sub or the 8020b. :lol: