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The Yamaha NS-10 is a loudspeaker that became a standard nearfield studio monitor in the music industry among rock and pop recording engineers. Launched in 1978, the NS-10 started life as a bookshelf speaker destined for the domestic environment. It was poorly received but eventually became a valuable tool with which to mix rock recordings. The speaker has a characteristic white-coloured mid–bass drive unit.

Technically, it is known as a speaker that easily reveals poor quality in recordings. Recording engineers sought to dull its treble response by hanging tissue paper in front of it, resulting in what became known as the "tissue paper effect", a type of comb filtering. The NS-10 has been used to monitor a large number of successful recordings by numerous artists, leading Gizmodo to refer to it as "the most important loudspeaker you never heard of".[1] Yamaha discontinued the product in 2001.


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Hi people! I'm just looking for a pair of Yamaha NS-10 PRO because they are the version for vertical use, but they are pretty hard to find in the classifieds. The STUDIO version are the same speaker but for horizontal use ... I was thinking if only flipping the drivers will do the trick...

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