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8020 VS 8240 DSP

nikhil, modified 13 Years ago.

8020 VS 8240 DSP

Youngling Posts: 12 Join Date: 4/15/09 Recent Posts
Hi i want to know what is the difference between 8020 speaker & 8240 speaker ? apart from the Autocal.Is there any difference in sound quality/performance of the DSP speakers?

Regards

Nikhil
christophe-anet, modified 13 Years ago.

Re: 8020 VS 8240 DSP

Jedi Knight Posts: 188 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts
Hello,

Thanks for your post and question. The two products you are referring to are different in many aspects: physical size, drivers, amplifier power, SPL capacity, LF extension, etc.

The analog 8020B model features a 4" bass driver, 3/4"tweeter and 2 x 20 W of amplification power. A pair of 8020B can produce a peak output of 105 dB at 1 m with music material.
http://www.genelec.com/products/2-way-monitors/8020b/

The DSP 8240A model features a 6.5" bass driver, 3/4"tweeter and 2 x 90 W of amplification power. A pair of 8240A can produce a peak output of 115 dB at 1 m with music material.
http://www.genelec.com/products/dsp-pro ... s/8240a-2/

Both models are part of the 8000/8200 series and they share the same all-aluminum MDE cabinet construction, advanced DCW waveguide and high efficiency rear reflex port technologies. The natural sound reproduction characteristic is very consistent across the entire 8000/8200 series range.

Now, the proprietary GLMâ„¢ and AutoCalâ„¢ technologies of Genelec DSP Systems greatly expand the loudspeaker alignment toolset to reach greater monitoring accuracy and flexibility. For further infos about Genelec DSP technologies, see the following links:
http://www.genelec.com/products/dsp-products/
http://www.genelec.com/learning-center/ ... g-systems/
http://www.genelec.com/learning-center/videos/

For further spec comparison, you could use the 'compare with' pull down menu available in the right hand side column of every product page.

Hope this is helpful.
Best regards,
stiff, modified 13 Years ago.

Re: 8020 VS 8240 DSP

Youngling Posts: 6 Join Date: 4/9/09 Recent Posts
The question possibly was about difference between 8040 and 8240, is there any difference, others than dsp?
christophe-anet, modified 13 Years ago.

Re: 8020 VS 8240 DSP

Jedi Knight Posts: 188 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts
Hello,

Thanks for your comment. Concerning the differences between 8040A and 8240A, the enclosure design and material, internal acoustic design, power amplifier technology, radiation and driver characteristics are the same in the 8000 Series monitors and 8200 Series monitors.

When used in the same way, the sound quality of the 8200 Series is almost identical to that of the 8000 Series. The differences are in the steepness of the crossover filters and the slightly tighter on-axis response.

When using the GLM control network and AutoCal, the loudspeaker can be integrated into the room with greater precision and the differences may be significant. The same is true of the 7000 Series subwoofers and 7200 DSP subwoofers.

You can find further infos about our DSP systems design in the following FAQ section:
http://www.genelec.com/faq/dsp-products ... roduct%202

Best regards,
stiff, modified 13 Years ago.

Re: 8020 VS 8240 DSP

Youngling Posts: 6 Join Date: 4/9/09 Recent Posts
Thank you very much, now it's crystal clear, at least for me!
nikhil, modified 13 Years ago.

Re: 8020 VS 8240 DSP

Youngling Posts: 12 Join Date: 4/15/09 Recent Posts
Thanks a lot ,that was helpful.

Nikhil
bendikgiske, modified 7 Years ago.

Re: 8020 VS 8240 DSP

Youngling Posts: 2 Join Date: 4/1/15 Recent Posts
Does that mean I can use a Genelec 7260A with my 8040A?
1038, modified 7 Years ago.

Re: 8020 VS 8240 DSP

Jedi Master Posts: 340 Join Date: 4/6/09 Recent Posts
No... 7260's only accept AES/EBU inputs, your 8040's only accept analog.
bendikgiske, modified 7 Years ago.

Re: 8020 VS 8240 DSP

Youngling Posts: 2 Join Date: 4/1/15 Recent Posts
Good thing I lost that e-bay auction then.. Thanks Steve :)