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PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:58 am 

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Location: Coastal South Carolina
Anybody on here used QSC K10s or Yamaha DXR10s for lower volume monitors in a jam room?

I am treating my garage live band room (viewtopic.php?f=2&t=22179).

The PA speakers will be used for vocals only at this point, both during rehearsal/practice and gigs.
(I use Tech21 pedals and may eventually run them through the PA, but currently use dedicated FRFR speakers.)

The monitors will be used for:
- listening to GarageBand recordings of our classic rock flavored band.
- listening to iTunes off my laptop, sometimes for jamming with on electric guitar.

I have the budget to buy either: a) mediocre monitors and mediocre PA speakers -or- b) better PA speakers.

I understand that monitors and PA speakers are apples and Tbone steaks, but has anybody used a quality PA for lower volume monitoring (understanding that GarageBand recordings of our band will not sound like Kings of Leon recorded at Blackbird


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:19 am 

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Location: Cork Ireland
I have a mixed Live and Recording career. I have often heard speakers Live which sounded so good that I reckoned they would make great monitors.
I have been especially impressed by Mackie and Nexo. Once, on location I used Bose 802 to mix some live to 2 track in a rehearsal space. The mixes translated really well.

DanDan FitzGerald MIOA MAES

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:22 pm 
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Location: St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
I'd suspect a box like this one would work well as a studio monitor:


It appears that you've made the mistake most people do. You started building without consulting this forum.

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