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Yamaha HS series monitor loudspeakers, perfect sound from any source

Dale Davies |
Ever since the 1970's the iconic white woofer and signature sound of Yamaha's nearfield reference monitors have become a standard for their accuracy.

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Unlike studio monitors with added bass or treble frequencies which may sound more flattering at first, HS Series speakers were designed to give you the most honest, precise reference possible, providing an ideal sonic platform to build on throughout the mixing process. Yamaha's team have examined, then optimized, every aspect that has contributed to making these monitors the most trusted in the business. The second generation HS Series also adds a new 6.5" model to the lineup, bringing its exceptional accuracy.

This new lineup shares a design philosophy that emphasizes sonic purity without any coloring or alternation of the original sound. While many manufacturers seek to enhance the sound of their monitors to make them sound impressive, Yamaha studio monitors are designed to achieve the best possible mix by ensuring that the sound from your speakers is true to the original. HS Series nearfield reference monitors are the embodiment of this philosophy.

The HS Series features a newly designed, highly efficient 1" dome tweeter that extends the usable frequency range considerably and delivers superb high-resolution sound. Utilizing a thick wave guide designed to minimize vibration the new tweeter is able to deliver smooth, distortion-free high end up to 30 kHz. With newly designed, ultra responsive woofers that utilize large, carefully selected magnets, HS Series monitors produce low distortion sound with a well defined bottom end at any output level.

All of the components in these high power woofers, including the woofer ring and the basket further contribute to the HS Series' stunning bass while providing clear, accurate mids. HS Series speakers employ an amplifier unit perfectly matched to the transducers utilized in each model of the series. Featuring a bi amp design with a separate dedicated amp for both the woofer and the tweeter, this amplifier unit ensures that each HS Series speaker consistently delivers high resolution sound with exceptionally flat response across the sound spectrum.


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