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Fostex PM-2 MKII: opinions? Studio Monitors
Old 17th September 2011
  #1
Gear Maniac
 

Fostex PM-2 MKII: opinions?

Anyone heard this?

Is it suitably bright and detailed?

Thanks in advance...
Old 17th September 2011
  #2
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I've owned them. They are "OK"

When I bought them they were only £300 in a sale, not sure how much they are now and what they compare to.

Their sound is slightly rolled off top, the bass doesn't go as low as you might think and their mid is a bit cloudy compared to higher priced speakers.

They sounded polite, went quite loud but didn't reveal too much finer detail in mixes.

They imaged quite well, but ultimately sounded flat.

I'd buy them again over the usual lower priced monitors. They are certainly made very well and look like they'd last quite a while.

Have you tried those other fostex speakers with the purple crinkled cones, they were quite a step up in detail.
Old 20th September 2011
  #3
Gear Maniac
 

thanks.

But, bump - anyone else heard them?
Old 10th October 2011
  #4
Gear Maniac
 

bump - would like to hear more opinions on this monitor...?

Or can you guys recommend anything else that is meant to be brighter sounding and bass-weak in the $350 - $500 dollar price range and is an 8" woofer model?
Old 1st January 2012
  #5
Gear Maniac
 

bump - it's crazy how little attention these monitors have received.

I can't find one magazine review of them, and this is probably one of the only threads on them.
Old 12th April 2012
  #6
Gear Maniac
 

BUMP!!
Old 14th April 2012
  #7
Gear Maniac
 

bump
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