Proel Eikon Studio Monitors
By PAUL BOTHNER MUSIC | August 31, 2017
There comes a time in every home studio’s development where the need for real studio monitors arises. A time where your normal computer speakers or headphones just don’t cut it. And when that need come about, the choices can be overwhelming right?
To help you out and narrow the field when it comes to choosing the right monitor for yourself, we suggest the Proel Eikon5 Studio Monitors.
Proel Eikon Studio Monitors
The Proel Eikon Studio Monitors are perfect for any home studio or small pro-studio. Not only are they clear and crisp, but they are at a price point that won’t hurt too much. The Proel Eikon range includes three models, featuring 5.25”, 6” and 8” woofers, and a 10” subwoofer, offering the ideal nearfield monitor solution for any kind of music production applications: recording studios, home and project studios, broadcast studios, post-production facilities, mobile production vehicles, home theater, multimedia installations.
So, what makes them so great?
The Eikon series is a series of near-field studio monitors designed to provide your music with the most honest reference point possible.
“From the carefully selected transducers to the proprietarily enhanced waveguides and to the low-resonance cabinet design, everything has been tailored with hours of listening in order to offer the best accuracy over the whole audio spectrum”
The perfectly optimized electronics, including high-headroom separate Class AB amplifiers for high and low section, high-precision crossover networks and separate LIMITER circuits, provide maximum resolution and minimum listening fatigue.
For the full spec list [click here].
Do you Really Need Monitors?
Studio monitors are speakers designed specifically to have a flat response. When listening to your recording, you want something with a neutral sound. This is vital to getting your mix right. If your speakers add colour or tone to the mix that doesn’t exist in the recording, you will compensate for that. This means that when people listen to your tracks they won’t necessarily hear what you want them to hear.
The size of the monitors makes a huge difference. Bigger is not always better. It is important that you get the right size monitors for the room that you are mixing in. If you are unsure about what size you need, speak to your salesman. They’ll be able to teach you about the placement and size that would be ideal for your purposes.
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