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Advice for new room and new speakers - APS Klasik
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Advice for new room and new speakers - APS Klasik


i am ready to set up a new room for a home studio.
primarily i will be mixing in this room. if possible, it would be nice to be able to some overdubbing (vocals, small guitar amps, edrums). but the focus is on mixing.

i have attached the measurements of the room. right know the place is empty.

the height of the room is 2,52 m.

i am not sure how to place my listening position. i can place myself to look at the window, or at one of the long walls.

i think i am leaning towards to look at the windows.
if i take the advice to place myself around 38 percent of the room length, i think there will be less problems in this position.
if i think about the first reflections from the side walls and the wall behind me, i would mostly have to deal with the things besides me.
the backwall would be around 4 m behind me.
if i place myself to look at the long side of the room i would have to deal with more problems. the backwall would be very close behind me, the sidewalls would also be only 2,5 meters away from me. the sound needs around 3 ms to travel 1 meter. the refelctions from the sidewall will be at me at less than 20 ms. i think that´s not a great thing.

Any thoughts?

i think about buying a new pair of studio monitors. Till now i used the dynaudio bm6 mkii with an dynaudio bm9s sub.
i used them in a really bad room, a little smaller than the new on. no treatment at all.
but i have to say that i never felt good using a sub. i don´t like it.
i think that a sub in small rooms is not good.
after a little research i saw the APS Klasik Speakers.
I am sure that i want speakers that go down below 40 hz. that is why i added a sub in the past. i need that little space below 40 hz for my mixing style. i don´t need all the way down to 20 hz. but around 30 - 35 is a cool thing.

i imagine that a speakers like the APS Klasik can work well in the new room.
but i am really asking for tips here. perhaps people that know the APS Klasik or even some Users read this and can give me a little feedback to the speakers.
from what i found in the www, there is not much to compare in this price range. i can get a new pair for around 1100 $.
here in europe i can sell me dynaudio setup much for the same on the used market.

i have tried to write down my thoughts. please let me know what you think about the placement of my listening position and if there is a pair of speakers that i have overlooked. speakers that would be in the same ballpark as the APS Klasik, with a little extended low frequency, so there is no need for a sub.

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Old 1 day ago
Great choice on the APS Klasiks. I love mine and actually like the way they sound horizontally a little more than vertically so be sure to try that. I found that in my control room they sounded best about 4.5 feet away from me and about 3.5 feet from the wall behind. Your room will be different so experiment. I will say the Klasiks deserve a lot more attention around GS as they are terrific monitors.
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