DON’T BE FOOLED
When you think of 3-inch drivers in a monitor speaker, it is easy to write it off as a little pointless. Genelec has proved this to be far from the truth with the 8010A monitors. They are super compact, but incredibly well built and deliver in spades when you need them too. The metal housing gives them plenty of weight and a very solid, rear ported cabinet to work from. And given that these are designed for audio editing on the go, their size is ideal, as too are the mounting options. Several threaded connections are available on the rear for wall mounting in a studio or even an OB van for the mobile editing and recording rig. When used on the desktop, these have an incredible suspended rubber feet system that removes any vibrations and leaves the speakers free and isolated for increased performance.
CLARITY AND CONSISTENCY
As with any Genelec speakers, clarity is the key with the 8010A monitors. They offer an incredibly detailed recreation of your audio mix, so much so that you will start questioning your playing, hearing every detail, and of course, every error. Each one is made to an exacting standard, so you know they will be balanced and perfectly matched whether you are running a pair, or fitting out a room for a 7.1 surround system. Of course, the 3-inch driver does lack some low frequency reproduction as Genelec haven’t gone and pushed the EQ to make up for the driver’s size, as many other manufacturers might do. These will perfectly match up with the 7050B subwoofer when you need to fill out the room across the entire frequency range. But, by themselves you still get pristine, at and focused audio monitoring. They kind of make me wish I didn’t have to go back to using my other monitors at home now.
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