Submitted March 17, 2018 by Githendu Mukiri in Medford, MA
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Well, I got these speakers after owning a pair of Rockville speakers. It’s almost laughable trying to compare the two the Rockville was so bad glad I made an upgrade . When you buy this speaker you are paying for a sonic signature that is second to none. These speakers are so clear, every frequency is well represented and as a producer I would be comfortable using these flat as monitors that’s just how clear they are. With that being said, I love bass, too much even. Therin lies one of my two gripes about this speaker. It’s rich in sound but doesn’t have that lower end as bright as I would want it. Personally I will be returning this speaker for the JBL SRX815p for the lower end response. The JBL on account of my reaserach isn’t as clear of a speaker compared to the EV you will need to adjust some frequencies out of the box to get it just right, however that is an expense I would be will to take because they have extensive dsp controls via an external mobile device such as a phone, tablet, or computer. Lastly my other complaint is the headroom, these do limit a lot faster than expected (especially if you add in the lower end). That’s not to say they aren’t loud, they could easily handle a large hall. I just was a little surprised, I called a rep and was told these go hit 500 watts rms which is a lot less than I expected but hey what can you do. Bottom line is, the speaker is loud and efficient at giving a true representation of what is being played, they lack that wow bass factor but I assume this is by design because they are meant to be paired with subs, and are maybe too efficient at protecting themselves from harsh usage again I assume this by design because you don’t want to blow a $1300 speaker. Great for Djing preferably with subs, great for live sound although I don’t know how they compare with the Yamaha’s so that is up for debate, for a killer home theater setup these days will definitely get the job done exceedingly so at that. I hate to say it but you can’t go wrong you really have to get picky to find anything wrong with them, solid build quality, built in dsp and an unmatched sonic singnature.
I’ve been djing and producing for 5 years started at the age of 12 now I’m 17.
I listen mostly to Latin, dancehall, hipop and RnB musi. Also, a little bit of classical and country music.
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