JBL 3 Series MkII offers stunning detail, precise imaging, a wide sweet spot and impressive dynamic range.
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A compact and versatile set of speakers for music production or DJing at home.
The Gibson brand is well-known for its iconic Guitars that are said to be some of the best in the World. Gibson has recently released a new set of Active Reference Monitors named after Les Paul called the LP4, LP6, and LP8. Gibson just sent us a pair of LP8 monitors for the full out video review to see if these will work for the studio and light DJ duty. Check out our unboxing video of the LP8 in the meantime to see everything that comes in the box and the beautiful finish that sets these apart from anything else on the market...
We here at DJbooth.net can appreciate the Alto Professional speakers for their good value and quality sound. We recently reviewed their flagship Black Series Speakers and found that they were an excellent setup for Mobile DJ's and professional installations. Alto Professional has recently announced a new TSL115 15-inch; two-way powered speaker with a lighted LED ring around the woofer that can pulse and glow to the beat in different patterns.
Pioneer has just announced that they are releasing a new lineup of powered studio monitors for DJ's and producers. The new Pioneer RM-05 & RM-07 have HD coaxial drivers that place both the woofer and the tweeter on the same axis for superb sound and response across the frequency ranges. Around the back, there is a three-band EQ as well as unbalanced RCA and balanced XLR inputs. The RM-05 has a five inch woofer while the RM-07 has a seven inch woofer.
Epsilon has been bringing out new DJ & Lighting equipment at an extremely fast pace and we're happy to report that they've decided to send some new gear our way to see if it can hold up to the tests in the DJbooth. The latest product for review is the new Epsilon EPM 8.0 powered studio monitors. These affordable monitors have an internal amp, 8-inch woofers, three input types, and a rubbed MDF enclosure for good sound and durability. Our full review will be complete within the next two weeks, but check out our unboxing & first impressions video to see them fresh out of the package.
Alto Professional has just introduced a brand new line-up of powered speakers that are lightweight, versatile in setup, and affordable in price. The new Alto Professional TX Series line of two-way, active loudspeakers include the TX8, TX10, TX12 and TX15 with different size woofers apparent in the naming. Each TX features a bi-amplified design, high-efficiency drivers, trapezoidal enclosures, and steel grilles for protection.
Here at the DJbooth.net Lab we are going to be giving you a new weekly video on DJ equipment and everything else DJ related... We are going to kickoff the video series with a HUGE giveaway that is being sponsored by our DJ Equipment partners American Musical Supply. The Grand Prize for this giveaway is a Pioneer DDJ-SZ controller, a DDJ-SZ Grundorf Case, a pair of Pioneer S-DJ60X monitors, speaker stands, and Hosa/Beatport RCA cables.
The recently announced Cerwin Vega P1000X powered 10-inch two-way loudspeakers are on full display at this year's Atlantic City DJ Expo and we had DJ Spark give us the video rundown to see where they fit in the CV range. The new P1000X is the new two-way speaker that sports a 10-inch woofer and an internal 1000 watt Continuously powered amplifier.
Mackie has been really busy lately bringing out new Thump Powered Speakers that pump out over 1000 watts each and now they are adding new affordable powered monitor speakers to their new range called the CR3 and CR4. The New Creative Reference line of Powered Monitors come with three-inch woofer (CR3) or four-inch woofer (CR4) versions and also house silk dome tweeters for great high and mid range accurate sound reproduction.
The Mackie Brand keeps expanding their lineup of Thump Loudspeakers to offer users even more power and more versatility with every release. The new SRM750 and SRM2850 speakers both feature dual subwoofers in their enclosure for insane amounts of bass and they have a power boost with an internal amp capable of throwing out 1600 Watts of power! Watch the video, then head over to the Mackie website to see what these new world-class speakers can do.
Cerwin Vega has recently announced the newest speaker in its P-series lineup called the P1000X. The new P1000X is the new two-way speaker that sports a 10-inch woofer and an internal 1000 watt amplifier. The P1000X compliments the Cerwin Vega P1500X 15-inch two-way speaker and the P1800SX 18-inch subwoofer that recently received top scores in our video reviews.
There's been lots of pro-audio speakers coming out on the market as of late and longtime speaker manufacturer Mackie decided to add some new actively powered 1000W speakers to its existing SRM and Thump Series lineups. The new SRM350 and SRM450 both exhibit the same durable build quality and portability as the originals and the new Thump Series has been completely revamped to house the new 1000W class-D internal amplifier.
M-Audio has released a new line of powered monitor speakers that boast great looks, great sound, and great affordability. The new M-Audio BX Carbon series monitors come with bi-amplified internal power, separate XLR and quarter-inch inputs, woven kevlar woofers, and silk dome tweeters to match. These monitors are offered in three different woofer sizes which include the BX5 Carbon (5-inch), the BX6 Carbon (6-inch), and the BX8 Carbon (8-inch).
At this year's NAMM 2014 show, American Audio announced that they would release a new active speaker lineup with good features and low costs that would appease DJ's and performers on a budget. That range is the CPX Speaker line and they are now released and ready for purchase at any local retailer. The CPX active speakers all have built-in class D amplifiers and they come in lots of different size configurations to suit the space or venue needs. There is a CPX-8A (two-way speaker with 8-inch woofer $150), CPX-10A (two-way speaker with 10-inch woofer $200), CPX-12A (two-way speaker with 12-inch woofer $250), and CPX-15A (two-way speaker with 15-inch woofer $300).