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what small crappy speakers do you reference mixes on?

Post by supafuzz » Fri Sep 22, 2006 7:10 am

does anyone still use a gheto blaster?
radio shack minimus 7's?
your car system?
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Post by Professor T » Fri Sep 22, 2006 7:47 am

Bose 501s and my 99 Accord

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Post by YOUR KONG » Fri Sep 22, 2006 8:00 am

I think they're soundtec? They must be about 13 years old at this point.

I also use them for re-amping. Mix it with the original and hot damn it sounds good.

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Post by kayagum » Fri Sep 22, 2006 8:54 am

Stock Saturn crap auto speakers.

Crap computer speakers.

Sony boombox with no EQ.

Ancient AR-3A stereo speakers from circa 1970.
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Post by JohnDavisNYC » Fri Sep 22, 2006 9:02 am

built in mono speaker on my studer 2 track.

have a pair of mint auratones that i need an amp and switching box for...

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Post by JGriffin » Fri Sep 22, 2006 9:03 am

Built-in 2" speaker from Sony TV monitor. Gives me "shitty speaker" and "mono compatible?" all in one swell foop.
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Post by LVC_Jeff » Fri Sep 22, 2006 9:15 am

JBL Creatures on my computer, and then my car system, Pioneer 6.5" all around and a semi-decent Pioneer head unit.
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Post by doc » Fri Sep 22, 2006 10:55 am

I've got a pair of the Auratone 5C's, powered by a Hafler Transnova power amp. I scored them for $40 about 5 years ago and use them all the time. I've used plenty of crappy boom boxes and radio shack speakers at other studios with great results many times. Considering I've seen the Auratones go for $500 on ebay, I can't imagine spending that much on them with so many cheap alternatives.


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Post by drumsound » Fri Sep 22, 2006 10:58 am

I've got a tiny set of Radio Shack Minimus point 7. Small 2" cubes.

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Post by KennyLusk » Fri Sep 22, 2006 12:53 pm

Infinity RS-9's powered by a 70's Sansui AU-505 amp. Priceless!
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Post by Spark » Fri Sep 22, 2006 4:13 pm

Koss computer speakers. I wouldnt say they sound good, but in reality they dont sound that bad!

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Post by vvv » Fri Sep 22, 2006 4:56 pm

Rat Shack Minimus 5" and some ancient Advent 5" two ways, (after the Tannoy 6.5 PBM2's.)
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Post by Mark Alan Miller » Fri Sep 22, 2006 5:51 pm

An old pair of Fisher detachable boombox speakers I've had since high school, powered from a 2W/ch radio shack "integrated amplifier".

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Post by RodC » Fri Sep 22, 2006 7:01 pm

some cheap Altec Lansing (sad to see what happend to a good Company)

I also have a boom box from about '81 and various other radios that I listen to using small FM transmitter. I plug in and listen to throughout the house or in my cars in the driveway.

I remote into my daw and take my wireless laptop around so I can play back/tweek.
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