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Offline antkn33

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Speakers for amp sim software
« on: October 14, 2018, 02:15:34 am »
I am testing out some amp simulator software such as Bias, Amplitube and Logic Pro. Both with iOS and MacOS. My current speakers ar Klipsch 5.25” bookshelf speakers.  They can’t handle low notes, distortion, etc. 
what would be good speakers for this setups?

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Re: Speakers for amp sim software
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2018, 07:06:31 am »
If you can afford it you should really get some actual studio monitors.
I have a pair of Yamaha HS 7.

You can get 5" studio monitors as well, but I think you need at least 7" to get something that sounds and feels in the neighborhood of a real guitar speaker cabinet.

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Re: Speakers for amp sim software
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2018, 03:15:34 pm »
I agree that studio monitors would be a good choice. (I also have Yamaha monitors: HS8s in my case.)

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Re: Speakers for amp sim software
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2018, 08:57:30 pm »
If you want something that sounds like a real guitar cabinet, get a real guitar cabinet.

I listen back and mix guitars on speakers with 5" woofers in the form of the JBL LSR305. They have served me very well over the years.

These amp sims are designed to sound like a recorded amp, so any decent set of studio monitors will do.

If you're in Europe, you might want to look at the Swissonic ASM5. Thomann sells them.
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