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Yamaha Ns10's subs and headphones to complement Studio Monitors
Old 31st August 2007
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Yamaha Ns10's: headphones and sub to complement

Hi everyone,

After much much research I have come to decision of purchasing Yamaha Ns10m's. To say the least it has been a nightmare. My reasons for the choice were mainly due to the translation to other systems and the fact that even though I would have to buy a really good amp(bryston) as I already have tannoy reveals passive monitors, the new amp would complement these as well. I was seriously thinking of the Adam A7's but my mate has a pair but even though they sound superb(awesome highs) I still wasn't highly impressed on the translation to other systems. Also heard the sub didn't complement the Adam A7's too well (more for the P range).

Now with this said I know the Ns10m's only have a bass response down to 60hz. This is obviosly going to be a problem as I mix house music which I need a good bass for. So questions are:

1. Until I can afford a good sub what would the be the best pair of professional headphones that could not only pick up the frequencies from 40hz and up but also allow me to do a decent mix in the lows ieTell if the bass is tight or not?

2. What is a good sub unit that will complement the ns10m's? I currently looking at the Adam' s sub range.

Again thanks everyone for the input.

Kind Regards,

Karvan
Old 31st August 2007
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ns10s as a main speaker for house music?

Old 31st August 2007
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I'm not sure that mixing bass frequencies on headphones is all that comparable because the room ambiance makes the bass sound quite a bit more filled-out than through headphones where you hear something more like the raw wave. Headphone brands, maybe Beyerdynamic , I hear good things about Grado as well, not sure about particular models though...
Old 31st August 2007
  #4
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Thanks yeah I realised that after further research. I think I am just going to be patient a save up for a good sub. Saying this what do people recommend. And in terms of setup if I have Bryston 3b amp would I need to get an extra piece of equipment to hook it in?

Cheers,

Karv
Old 3rd September 2007
  #5
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is your room acoustically prepared in the subbass range?
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