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2-way bass-reflex bi-amplified nearfield studio monitor with 6.5" cone woofer and 1" dome tweeter
When selecting studio reference monitors for mixing and music production, one consideration takes precedence above all others — accuracy. Beginning with the legendary NS-10M, and continuing with the MSP and previous HS Series, this new lineup shares a design philosophy that emphasizes sonic purity without any coloring or alternation of the original sound. While many manufacturers seek to enhance the sound of their monitors to make them sound impressive, Yamaha studio monitors are designed to achieve the best possible mix by ensuring that the sound from your speakers is true to the original. HS Series nearfield reference monitors are the embodiment of this philosophy, delivering a concise sound image,high resolution, and flat response.
HS Series cabinets are designed to eliminate unwanted resonance and increase the accuracy of sound reproduction to their extreme limit. The enclosures are constructed from a dense MDF with a damped acoustic response. HS Series engineers also employed a traditional three-way mitered-joint technique. Common to architectural design, this construction firmly anchors the corners of the enclosure to improve durability and eliminate unwanted resonance that can influence overall sound.
Speaker port design can greatly influence the clarity of overall sound. Often a vortex at the either end of the port can generate air vibrations inside of the port, causing unwanted noise. By adopting a noise reduction technology that incorporates an analysis of a visual representation of the sound, Yamaha's engineers are able to control and reduce the vortex. Through this analysis Yamaha has arrived at a port design that reduces noise up to 6dB.
HS Series full-range models feature two response controls with settings that allow them to adapt to the surface acoustics of rooms of varying shape and size. ROOM CONTROL allows you to attenuate the unnatural, exaggerated low-end that can often occur when speakers are placed next to walls, while HIGH TRIM allows for more flexible control of high frequency response. For inputs, HS full-range speakers can accommodate a range of balanced and unbalanced sources such as mixers, keyboards and audio interfaces with XLR and TRS phone jacks.
2-way bass-reflex bi-amplified nearfield studio monitor with
6.5” cone woofer and 1” dome tweeter
43Hz - 30kHz frequency response
60W LF plus 35W HF bi-amp system for high-performance
95W power amplification
ROOM CONTROL and HIGH TRIM response controls
XLR and TRS phone jack inputs accept balanced or
2-Way Bi-Amped Powered Studio Monitor
43 Hz to 30 kHz
LF: 6.5" (127 mm) Cone
HF: 1" (25 mm) Dome
-10 dBu / 10 kΩ
1x Balanced XLR3-31 Type
1x 1/4" (6.35 mm) Balanced TRS
Level Control (+4 dB/Center Click)
EQ: High Trim Switch (+/- 2 dB @ HF)
Room Control Switch(0, -2, -4 dB under 500 Hz)
1x Power On White LED
8.3 x 13.1 x 11.2" (210 x 332 x 284 mm)
18.1 lb (8.2 kg)