Go Back   UG Community @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com > Music > Recordings
User Name  
Password
Search:

Reply
Old 01-27-2013, 03:01 AM   #1
Usernames sucks
Registered User
 
Usernames sucks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Norway
Best floor monitor for units like pod hd, axe fx etc.

Hi! Hi, i have figured out that using my krk rokit studio monitors with my pod hd500 is just complicated, cause i have my pc in, they are not so powerful, they come from 2 places, so it dosent feel like an amp. I have been thinking about getting a floor monitor for my hd500. So from the xlr out it would be: Right xlr: floor monitor Left xlr: audio interface. This means that it feels more like an amp, and i can use the floor monitor to monitor myself while recording, just like a miced amp would feel. I just wonder, will this work? If you have units like the axe fx, would it still work? If yes, what floor monitor around 300$ (if thats enough money), would you reccomend? I assume all of them are full range flat response.
__________________
Original fusion metal song:
http://m.soundcloud.com/kjartan-thorkildsen/euphoric
ORIGINAL PROGRESSIVE METAL SONG:
https://soundcloud.com/kjartan-thor...fe-in-purgatory
Usernames sucks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2013, 04:51 AM   #2
Dazzl1113
Registered User
 
Dazzl1113's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
http://www.guitarcenter.com/Tech-21...454-i1152834.gc

This is what you want, it is a 60 watt powered FRFR (full range/flat response) amp w/o a preamp, so you can go with your unit into this and enjoy all the preamp/poweramp goodness of your HD500.

Its going to be tough to get a FRFR monitor of reasonable quality and power for $300. Most people who are happy with that particular configuration use QSC 10 or 12" powered monitors and you're talking $600-800 for one of those.
__________________
Jackson: DKMG w/Zakk Wylde EMGs
Fender: Fat Strat HSS
Epiphone: Les Paul Custom w/SD Pickups
Dean: Performer E Acoustic/Electric
Vox: DA5
Vox JamVox
Digitech: GNX4 Workstation
Digitech: EX-7 Distortion Factory
Boss DR-880
MAudio Bx5a Deluxe
Dazzl1113 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2013, 04:59 AM   #3
Usernames sucks
Registered User
 
Usernames sucks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Norway
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dazzl1113
http://www.guitarcenter.com/Tech-21...454-i1152834.gc

This is what you want, it is a 60 watt powered FRFR (full range/flat response) amp w/o a preamp, so you can go with your unit into this and enjoy all the preamp/poweramp goodness of your HD500.

Its going to be tough to get a FRFR monitor of reasonable quality and power for $300. Most people who are happy with that particular configuration use QSC 10 or 12" powered monitors and you're talking $600-800 for one of those.

I was talking more about a floor monitor used on stage for example.
__________________
Original fusion metal song:
http://m.soundcloud.com/kjartan-thorkildsen/euphoric
ORIGINAL PROGRESSIVE METAL SONG:
https://soundcloud.com/kjartan-thor...fe-in-purgatory
Usernames sucks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2013, 12:46 PM   #4
bondmorkret
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Matrix Amplification make some great monitors for the Axe Fx units!
__________________
Online guitar lessons - Fusion, rock, metal and jazz!
bondmorkret is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2013, 02:03 PM   #5
MatrixClaw
UG God
 
MatrixClaw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Climbin In Yo Window, Snatchin Yo People Up
http://www.amazon.com/Alto-Professi...n/dp/B005FUWT2C

This is what you want.

Loud as hell and sounds GREAT for the price. I have two of the TS112As, which are the vertical versions of this, and they sound great with the Axe-FX II and Kemper.


Honestly, nothing even comes close at the price point they are, not even at twice the price.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dave_Mc
I've had tube amps for a while now, but never actually had any go down on me
Quote:
Originally Posted by jj1565
maybe you're not saying the right things? an amp likes to know you care.





www.SanctityStudios.com
MatrixClaw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2013, 02:05 PM   #6
Quintex
Still Learning
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
For cheap and functional look at a Behringer B212D powered speaker. No where near the advertised 550 watts (I would say more around 150 watts), but low cost and surprisingly sturdy.

They are also not that bad sounding and you just lay them on their sides for use as wedges making sure that you put them so the plugs aren't hitting the floor.

http://www.behringer.com/EN/Products/B212D.aspx

Not sure what prices are in your location but here they are $300 each brand new.
__________________
If I miss one day of practice, I notice it.
If I miss two days, the critics notice it.
If I miss three days, the audience notices it.

Ingacy Jan Paderewski (1860 - 1941)
Quintex is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:05 AM.

Forum Archives / About / Terms of Use / Advertise / Contact / Ultimate-Guitar.Com © 2014
Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.