Finding The Best Cheap Studio Monitors – Buyer’s Guide 2018

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Buying the best cheap studio monitors is not as easy as you might have thought. There are hundreds of cheap studio monitors from various manufacturers. You will have to spend hours in order to compare them all! Use our list & the extended top 30 list of the best cheap studio monitors to speed up the selection process.

We have finally completed our rating list of the best cheap studio monitors. Check the top list below to quickly choose the right cheap studio monitors for your needs.

Top of Cheap Studio Monitors of 2018

Rating Image Name and Features Details
4.8
M-Audio AV32.1 1. M-Audio AV32.1
Digital (optical), analog rca and trs inputs for connection to virtually any equipment.
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4.5
Presonus Eris E5 2-way Active Studio Monitor 2. Presonus Eris E5 2-way Active Studio Monitor
Front-firing acoustic port for superior bass-frequency reproduction.
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4.5
2 Presonus 8 Powered Active Studio Monitors 3. 2 Presonus 8 Powered Active Studio Monitors
70 (e /130 watt, class ab biamplification.
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4.5
2) Presonus Eris E8 8 Studio Monitors 4. 2) Presonus Eris E8 8 Studio Monitors
Rockville rhtsb 36″ inch bookshelf speaker stands surround sound home theater.
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3.8
2 Presonus Eris E8 8 Active Powered Pro Studio Monitors 5. 2 Presonus Eris E8 8 Active Powered Pro Studio Monitors (Most User-Friendly)
70 (e /130 watt (e8), class ab biamplification.
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№ 1. M-Audio AV32.1 , Professional Desktop Multimedia Audio-monitor Pair and Subwoofer (3-inch Woofer 6.5-inch Subwoofer)
 

Style
5/5
 

Materials
4/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
M-Audio AV32.1 7.9 x 11.4 x 10.8 inches 24 pounds
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Digital (optical), analog rca and trs inputs for connection to virtually any equipment. 3-channel amplifier in sub cabinet powers the subwoofer and two speakers. Remote control switches unit in and out of standby, adjusts volume, and bypasses sub. Subwoofer uses powerful down-firing 6 1/2-inch woofer in ported enclosure for deep bass to 36hz. Speakers have 3-inch polypropylene midrange drivers and 1-inch silk dome tweeters.

 

 
PROS
Remote control switches unit in
Speakers have 3-inch polypropylene midrange drivers
3-channel amplifier in sub cabinet powers
CONS
There are literally no cons.
 

 

 
№ 2. Presonus Eris E5 2-way Active Studio Monitor Pair Bundle with Isolation Pads, Trs Cables, and Austin Bazaar Polishing Cloth
 

Style
5/5
 

Materials
3/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
PreSonus E5-COMBO-PRO 24 x 24 x 24 inches 28.4 pounds
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Front-firing acoustic port for superior bass-frequency reproduction. Midrange (+/-6 db, continuously variable), hf (+/-6 db, continuously variable), high-pass (off.80 hz.100 hz) and acoustic space settings (flat, -2, -4 db) for accurate mixing contour. 1-inch (25 mm), ultra-low-mass, silk-dome, high-frequency transducer. Balanced xlr / 1/4-inch and unbalanced rca inputs. Optimized, resonance-suppressing internal bracing.

 

 
PROS
Front-firing acoustic port
Balanced xlr / 1/4-inch
CONS
Use this product with a protective cover unless you want to break it.
Not suitable for short people.
 

What warranty should a cheap studio monitors have?

You should buy cheap studio monitorsfrom brands with customer-friendly warranty policy. Trustworthy cheap studio monitors manufacturers offer two-year or even longer warranty period. You would not have any problems in case of any issues — simply take a broken product to the service center to get it replaced or fixed.

 

 
№ 3. 2 Presonus 8 Powered Active Studio Monitors +pair Stands+foam Isolation Pads
 

Style
4/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Durability
4/5
 

Price
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
PreSonus (2) Eri E-8+RVSM1+RRS263M 70 pounds
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Adjustable height range: 33-45 inches. Base: 17.7 x 17.7 x 17.7 inches. Top plate: 9.05 x 9.45 inches. Tube diameter: 1.5 inch- 1.37 inch. Rockville rrs263m monitor isolation pads. High quality, high density foam. Eliminates vibrations and unwanted noises in your studio. Price is for pads which accommodates speakers. 70 (e /130 watt, class ab biamplification. Front-firing acoustic port for superior bass-frequency reproduction. Midrange ( 6 db, continuously variable), hf ( 6 db, continuously variable), high-pass (off.80 hz.100 hz) and acoustic space settings (flat, -2, -4 db) for accurate mixing contour.

Rf interference, output current limiting, over-temperature, transient, and subsonic protection. Optimized, resonance-suppressing internal bracing. Balanced xlr/ -inch and unbalanced rca inputs. Presonus professional high definition home studio active monitor. 8-inch kevlar low-frequency transducer. 1-inch (25 mm), ultra-low-mass, silk-dome, high-frequency transducer.

 

 
PROS
Rf interference
Rockville rrs263m monitor isolation pads
Presonus professional high definition home studio active monitor
Studio monitor stands
CONS
Hard to transport.
 

What did you do to create the TOP list of cheap studio monitors?

We sincerely wanted to help our readers, so our team spent many hours comparing various cheap studio monitorsfrom different manufacturers. It was not easy, since we had to find a way to include both cheap and expensive cheap studio monitorsin our rating list. That is why we decided to make the price/quality ratio the determining factor. No matter what your budget is, you can use our guide to choose the best cheap studio monitors in the preferred price category.

 

 
№ 4. 2) Presonus Eris E8 8 Studio Monitors +audio Technica Mic+headphones+shield+pads
 

Style
5/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Durability
4/5
 

Price
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
PreSonus (2) Eris E8+AT2020+PRO-M50+RMF1 26 pounds
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Rockville rrs263m monitor isolation pads. High quality, high density foam. Eliminates vibrations and unwanted noises in your studio. Price is for pads which accommodates speakers. Rockville pro-m50 studio headphones w/ detachable coil cable, case+extra ear pad. Professional high-definition studio headphones. Ergonomically designed swivel ear cups. Rmf1 pro audio acoustic microphone isolation shield with sound dampening foam. Keeps excessive room ambience and off axis sound from interfering with your microphone when recording acoustic and vocal tracks. Chauvet dj intimidator spot 375z irc 150w led moving head light w/ zoom – white. Dmx channels: 9 or 1 dmx connectors: 3-pin xlr. Pan and tilt ranges: pan: 540.360.180. Colors: 7 colors + white, split colors, continuous scroll at variable speeds. Gobos: 7 designs (6 metal.1 glass), rotating, interchangeable, indexing, slot-n-lock, continuous scroll at variable speeds.

Rockville rhtsb 36″ inch bookshelf speaker stands surround sound home theater. Pair rockville rhtsb high performance wood speaker stands. Finished with premium furniture-grade paint that will not crack, chip, or peel. Made from high quality medium density fiber core to minimize resonance. Brass & rubber spikes add stability to any floor surface. Isolation pads create a no-slip surface as well as improve acoustical performance. The price/performance standard in side-address studio condenser microphone technology. Ideal for project/home-studio applications. High spl handling and wide dynamic range provide unmatched versatility. Custom-engineered low-mass diaphragm provides extended frequency response and superior transient response. Cardioid polar pattern reduces pickup of sounds from the sides and rear, improving isolation of desired sound source.

 

 
PROS
Rockville rrs263m monitor isolation pads
Rockville pro-m50 studio headphones w/ detachable coil cable
CONS
It stopped working after three months of use.
It costs too much money.
 

 

 
 

Style
2/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Price
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
PreSonus (2) Eris E8+RRS263M 52 pounds
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Presonus eris e8 professional high definition home studio active monitor. 8-inch (e8) kevlar low-frequency transducer. 1-inch (25 mm), ultra-low-mass, silk-dome, high-frequency transducer. Rf interference, output current limiting, over-temperature, transient, and subsonic protection. Optimized, resonance-suppressing internal bracing. Balanced xlr/ -inch and unbalanced rca inputs. 105 db (e8) maximum continuous spl. Rockville rrs263m monitor isolation pads. High quality, high density foam. Eliminates vibrations and unwanted noises in your studio. Price is for pads which accommodates speakers.

70 (e /130 watt (e8), class ab biamplification. Front-firing acoustic port for superior bass-frequency reproduction. Midrange ( 6 db, continuously variable), hf ( 6 db, continuously variable), high-pass (off.80 hz.100 hz) and acoustic space settings (flat, -2, -4 db) for accurate mixing contour.

 

 
PROS
Rockville rrs263m monitor isolation pads
Rf interference
CONS
You will not be able to take it on a plane.
 

Are new cheap studio monitorssupposed to be expensive?

The best cheap studio monitorsare not always the most expensive. However, the bigger the price is — the better the quality of a product. This rule is also applies to cheap studio monitors, so if you want to get a good model we recommend you to not be too stingy.

Do good cheap studio monitorsrequire a lifetime warranty?

The recommended warranty period depends on how often you use your cheap studio monitors, how expensive is it, what company made it, and many other factors. Manufacturers sell their most expensive products with a lifetime warranty, while the least expensive cheap studio monitorsmight be not guaranteed at all. We think that the best warranty period for a good cheap studio monitors is five years.

How safe is it to purchase a cheap studio monitors online?

Our site is one of the safest place to buy cheap studio monitors. It has detailed descriptions for all available cheap studio monitorsand offers a money back guarantee if you get a wrong or broken item. There are no reasons to worry!

What is the defining factor when choosing a cheap studio monitors?

One of the most important factor of any cheap studio monitors is its material. It has to be durable and easy to clean. If you want to find a cheap studio monitors that will serve you for many years, you will have to buy an expensive model made out of the best materials.

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