The Pros:Sub-woofer output. Many input options (2 analog, 2 digital). Two independent source inputs with dedicated volume control.
The Cons:Slightly directional. Cabinet / protective grill can resonate slightly at lower-mid frequencies. Lacking in lower-end bass.
The Edirol MA-15D stereo multimedia speakers are designed for accurate sound reproduction, especially when used as studio monitors. Designed to be used as monitors, the MA-15D are will more accurately reproduce sound with little coloration, as opposed to many multimedia speakers that have a frequency response tuned to please the listener.
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Retailing for around $179 (MSRP $220), these powered speakers deliver 15 Watts of power per channel, and have a multitude of input options. There are two independent input source channels with 4 input options including: 1) 1/8" stereo analog, 2) RCA stereo analog, 3) digital coaxial, and 4) digital S/PDIF optical.
- 4" mid-range driver, 1" tweeter, 2 tuned bass ports
- power: 15 Watts RMS / channel
- inputs: 1 x RCA, 1 x 1/8" stereo, 1 x optical, 1 x coaxial
- magnetically shielded
- 1/4" headphone output
- bass enhancer circuit that can be turned on or off
- controls (on front): volume (line 1, line 2), treble, bass
- sub-woofer output
User Reviews (27)
Many input options (2 analog, 2 digital)
Two independent source inputs with dedicated volume control
Optical S/PDIF input reduces the chance of any noise introduced by your computer
Includes a bass enhancer circuit with toggle
Concise, accurate sound quality
Cabinet / protective grill can resonate slightly at lower-mid frequencies
Lacking in lower-end bass
Requires you use an EQ to get music to sound "right" - boost the bass, and highs
Not accurate to call these "reference speakers"
SPDIF input chokes on 5.1 encoded signals
Can't be turned up very loud
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