Originally Posted by dr_von
I'm struggling at this moment with the argument I keep hearing discounting "mastering" speakers as being too accurate, detailed, designed-for-a-different-purpose, audiophile, etc. for use as tracking and mixing speakers.
In my opinion, the goal of all loudspeakers is a flat response over as wide a physical range (off-axis) as possible, with minimal ringing, and minimal distortion even at high SPL levels. A speaker that excels in these important attributes will be great for mixing, mastering, and hi-fi listening.