I have a pair of JBL LSR308's in another part of the room and they surprise me for the price. 12 . So I’m looking to upgrade my shitty KRK Rokits with something new. The achieve an excellent flat response and they provide a very good bass response for the size. RemyRAD Member. $695. Probably no better than the Neumann’s tho. Joined: Sep 26, 2005. Do the alpha 65 sound much bigger than the kh120? 49 . Review: Neumann KH80 DSP Monitors. Intro Specs Sound Measurements Compared. Genelec M040 Review. £633. I'm particularly interested in the Focal Shape's but have read a few find the auto standby power saving feature a little annoying. €341. 273 . 4% bought . 1)more detail/precision in the mids and highs, but nothing worth paying nearly twice the money vs Alpha 65 (which actually are even better in the low end area). Usage Recommendations More I’ve been using Dynaudio BM5a’s for years. April 2015 Focal reviews audio reviews all reviews. £42. Genelecs had better clarity in percussion in documentary and Can song, and crisper fx and foley in fight scene. I think the Alpha 65 would be fine. €233. I just finished to test both monitors (Focal Shape Twin & Neumann KH 120 A) in my semi-treated room and I concluded I'll stay with the Twins. This seems a little poor for a monitor in this price bracket as every monitor I've tried has indented EQ adjustments. Mackie CR4-X. But the thing is I am treating my room though. €242. Related Products . After Sonarworks it seemed to take them to another level in my room. Is your room treated? Buy Neumann KH 120 A Studio Monitor online from GAK.co.uk. Connections, Focal CMS 65. bigger. However, it's fairly safe to say that Focal Alpha 50 is a more popular studio monitor, based on its reviews. At right around $1K per pair at retail, these KH80 DSPs are hardly the most affordable of the micro-monitors out there today. Ideally I'd like something that can go a little lower. The distributors who loaned me their speakers also added to my list: Focal Shape 65. Rear, Focal CMS 65. Don’t know about Adams but I listened Neumanns KH 120 and Focal CMS 65 side by side and preferred Neumanns (more detailed, more natural … Thanks John. $117. So...in general, you are saying that high end monitors( like the KH120 )are just not worth the extra $$$ over the price of low end monitors(like Focal Alpha)? After AES there should be some folks that checked the Neumann KH 120 out. Print view. Focal Shape Twin/Shape 65 vs Neumann KH120? €299. Neumann KH 120 Review . Genelec 8010 AP. Bottom, Focal CMS 65. Genelec 8340 vs Focal Shape 65. Focal Solo 6be. 9 months ago. I've decided to order the Eve Audio TS108 and it should be here early next week. Gain, Neumann KH 120 A. DIP switch and input, Neumann KH 120 A. In stock . I haven’t heard the Neumann’s but IMO, the Focals are great speakers. I heard the Alpha 65's and they were very impressive for the price. Neumann KH310. Focal Shape Twin/Shape 65 vs Neumann KH120? Technical Specifications And Pricing €223.28. 18 . I have the staff at GIK Acoustics assisting me in treating my room. £235. The KH 80 DSP’s design is based on computer simulations that calculate with a level of accuracy that no one other than Neumann … €100. Everything translated really well. JBL 305P MKII. Hey there! Just a friendly reminder that political discussion, (including "offhand" and 'sideways' commenting) is. Focal Shape 65. €685. A more proper comparison would be the Shape 65 to the A7X or the Shape 50 to the A5X. £105. All about the tools and techniques involved in capturing sound, in the studio or on location. £215. Print. It's needless to say, but you'll get way better idea of these monitors if you can try listening to them. 16 . $30 /mo. They have a lot more low end than the KH120's. Introduction top. The CMS65, are a better deal too (cause they are better than the neumann in my opinon). The employee's at Sweetwater claim that the Focal Alpha 65's are the best in their price range & I don't NEED to purchase the Neumann KH 120 out of the two for simply editing vocals. ^ Once I ask about that someone is going to tell me about something that's even better than that and I'd rather not keep on searching for more studio monitors. Special Order. The Neumann LH 65 Table Stand for KH 120 Monitor is height and angle adjustable. The front baffle uses Neumanns MMD waveguide which produces a “sweet spot” response. Order Today. The KH 120's have more detail in the mids but the Alpha's are pretty good too. PSI A17. I've used both. I was wondering to what extent though. The three models in the line are: The Shape 40 (4” woofer), Shape 50 (5” woofer) and Shape 65 (6.5” driver). I place these between the Dynas and Genelecs, but with a different sound. It seems like the Neumann KH 120 will be fine. Winner: Genelec 8340 Another option could be to get a second pair on monitors. audiokid, Nov 5, 2010 #4. 143 . Intro Specs Sound Measurements Compared Genelec 8340a SAM. Click here to login, The ability to reply to and create new discussions, Access to members-only giveaways & competitions, Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As, Access to members-only sub forum discussions, Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio, Promote your eBay auctions and Reverb.com listings for free. When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. JBL 305P MKII. 146 . I went down to the local store and listened to Dynaudio Lyd 5/7/8, Neumann KH 80, and a pair of genelecs, can’t remember which ones… I really liked the Neumanns, but I’m a bit worried that the 4” inch woofer won’t suffice for bass heavy electronic music where I need to pay attention to detail in <60 hz. Neumann KH 120 A. Messe 2014: Focal launches the new Alpha monitors, Already have an account? Before I get into the trickier side to the tests, let’s look at the facts. $179.95. I prefer the. Genelec M040 Review. the Neumanns will definitelly be the better set. Shapes were nicer on Phil's solo voice – Genelecs were a bit harsh. Hey there! Rear, Neumann KH 120 A. enlarge. I just finished to test both monitors (Focal Shape Twin & Neumann KH 120 A) in my semi-treated room and I concluded I'll stay with the Twins. Also, I read that the EQ knobs on the back are not indented and are on a continuous pot? The Shape monitors replace Focal’s CMS models, placing them above the company’s budget-priced Alpha series (reviewed December 2014) and below the Solo6 Be, Twin6 Be, and Trio6 Be models. I can’t comment on the Eve sub since I have no experience with their products. Both will be a major upgrade, but curious if anyone cares to share their take. Genelec 8010 AP. Share. After doing a couple mixes, I don’t think I’m gonna keep them. Dynaudio LYD 48. Sadly these are completely out of my price range. Thanks. Cordial CFM 3 MV . €7.41 . €299. Easily mount the Neumann KH 120 A/D active monitor and adjust angle vertically and horizontally. 4644 . I wish they had 6.5 inch woofers. KRK RP7 Rokit G4 Professional Bi-Amp 7" Powered Studio Monitor, Black (RP7G4) ... As many more expanded and thorough reviews will attest to, the Focal Shape 65 are warmer monitors and less clinical and neutral sounding than … Bottom Panel, Neumann KH 120 A. enlarge. Just a friendly reminder that political discussion, (including "offhand" and 'sideways' commenting) is. Introduction top. I used to use the K+H O110 (the forerunner to the KH120) - but I could not find anything better until I spent almost double for the Geithain RL906 (and those, unfortunately, are above your £1,500 budget). Genelec, Neumann. I just set up my first studio this summer with gik acoustics and the Neumann speakers.... if you putting the effort to get gik then they will shine. I’ve had the Focal Twins for 3 weeks and the Focals sound great. $265. I understand that the Neumanns are better. Genelecs nicer bass-booms. KRK Rokit RP8 G4. They are just not as detailed as either the CMS, or Neumann. I'm also interested in this, considering the huge price gap, in what ways the KH120 are better than the Alpha 65? Unbeatable prices and next day delivery from the UK's no1 instrument store. The Neumann developers know every nuance, every angle and every wave reflection of the KH 80 DSP. Focal Solo 6 Be red burr ash. Adam T8V. Focal Shape 65. €225.86. Focal CMS 65 Review . Bundle Offer Neumann KH 120 A Table Stand Bundle €1,439. The Neumann's are impressive though. It takes the already awesome KH120’s to a whole new level. You need an account to post a reply. 145 . $8.59. Bundle Offer Neumann KH 120 A Iso Pad Bundle €1,148. Bundle Offer Neumann KH 120 A Iso Pad Bundle £1,045. And the alpha's will translate nearly as well, and perhaps better as their low end is more balanced. March 2015 Audio Reviews All Reviews. Adam T8V. Genelec 8010 AP. The 120's did not have enough low end in my room . Between Ns-10’s, avantones, hd650 cans and a small mono speaker, my mixes don’t sound any better with the Focals. $262. £242. You could start by measuring your room to see if a sub could work. suggested payments. 265 . They are pricey and don't go too low, but they are ultra transparent and revealing. My room is not massive so I don't want to add a sub in it really (though I may be moving the studio to a bigger space in the next few months). by dickiefunk » Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:13 pm . Please share your opinions on them. Millenium BS-500 Set. In stock . In stock . 23 posts • Page 1 of 2 • 1, 2. That's quite a shootout with a few of my dream monitor's - PMC TwoTwo6, Neumann KH310 and Unity Audio Super Rocks. Actually I'm 100% sure it's fine, I guess my main concern is how well I'd be with the Focal Alpha 65. Id say get the alphas, unless you can get the CMS ones used. Bundle Offer Neumann KH 120 A Table Stand Bundle $1,444. 54 . If your room sucks (not treated and just reverby), you could have the SM9s and it would be a total waste of money because of the room (Maybe not a total waste of money, but not great). All I'm worried about is how well my music will translate. More Details. Focal Shape 65. They are, however, the most advanced, the most flexible, and quite likely the best sounding. I've considered getting a second pair of monitors but would much rather just have one pair of monitors. By Rob Tavaglione. They have a very flat response, equal or better than 2 dB across the spectrum. €115. So in this case, it looks like Neumann is now the better choice then? To me, the Neumann's just worked. It would have been great if this feature could be switched on or off. In stock . This can provide a more stable image while also incorporating depth, in a sense almost emulating a mono feedback (while maintaining its stereo qualities) which can be important in maintaining accurate mixes today across many plat… Focal Shape 50 vs. Neumann KH 120. Getting in Shape. I already ordered pair of Neumann KH 120 Estimated delivery ... but in pretty good listening conditions in the quiet listening room. This is not exactly a great answer, but they are both good monitors. beyerdynamic DT-770 Pro 250 Ohms . what will the KH120 will give me that the Alpha 65 will not? KH 120 A G - - Nearfield Monitor,Up to 4 m (12 ft),Down to 52 Hz,Down to 57 Hz,Computer Desktop,Editing Suite,Domestic Environment,Home Studio,Broadcast,Professional Recording Studio,Up to 3 m (9 ft) - Sennheiser Discover True Sound I want these and Focal now. Maybe switching to something larger sometimes would work. The Alpha's are a better deal. Hi, Thanks for the info. But when I added the 805 to my 120’s it was a big improvement in sound. €590.52. Adam T8V. Expected availability: 2-4 weeks. Yes I did wonder if I need to increase my budget further. €259. Have you compared the KH120's with the Focal Shape Twin? Yes the KH120's are great monitors. Focal Shape 65. Focal Shape Twin/Shape 65 vs Neumann KH120? Hi, I understand that the Neumann's are better, hear me out first. I've also been intrigued by three way designs and am curious to find out what benefit's these might bring? Focal. Rob Tavaglione ⋅ … Because if your room is not treated, the alpha's just may translate the same. 277 . JBL 305P MKII. 16 . KRK Rokit RP8 G4. 4% bought . Oo ...we had a conversation regarding the Neumanns and Focals. The KH branding stands for Klein + Hummel which has long been an anchor in the monitoring industry. 56 . The Neumann were too bass light in my room. I thought you were referring to the CMS65. Get the KH805 sub. Bundle Offer Neumann KH 120 A Iso Pad Bundle $1,149. EQ, Neumann KH 120 A. €200.86. 9% bought . €857.24. Dynaudio LYD-48 Active Studio Monitors | KMR Audio, the t.akustik WDS-7 Diffuser 8-er Set – Musikhaus Thomann. Dynaudio Core 7. So what justifes the kh120's double the price of the Focal? Like The three monitors that would be top of my list are the Super Rocks, PMC TwoTwo 6 or Neumann KH310's. Post by sellanraa » Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:50 pm I've sort of narrowed it down to these two. LH 65 - - KH 80 DSP A G,KH 80 DSP A W,KH 120 A G,KH 120 A W,KH 120 D G - Sennheiser Discover True Sound 4672 . So Neumann KH 120 A tends to get more favorable ⭐ reviews than Focal Alpha 50, as seen on the chart below. When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Create a username and password below and an account will be created and your post entered. Neumann KH 120 A: AudioTruth's user review « fantastic as the focal cms » 5. How much better in % would you say that the KH120 are than the Focal Alpha? I sold them and got the Genelec 8300's plus 7350 sub with room correction and it is amazing. If not, wtf sense does it make to buy monitors that are twice the cost of another that perform? $235. Back Panel, Neumann KH 120 A. enlarge. Neumann President, Wolfgang Fraissinet and product manager, Andrew Goldberg introduce the company's new KH 120 active studio monitor - Part one of two. $115. I think Sonarworks has changed everything as far as bringing the best out of monitors and I’m gonna leave well enough alone. In stock . I would have to hear them side by side but I am not sure the 120's would have much more detail. In general they are worth the extra cash, but the Alpha's are a real bargain. * Controls, Focal CMS 65. enlarge. In stock . 4694 . It sounds so pure because they are directing every sound wave so precisely. The Alpha 65's had good mid detail when I heard them in a store. 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