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Using Studio Monitors For A Home Theater (Good Or Bad Idea?)

KEY TAKEAWAYS: Using studio monitors for a home theater is almost always a bad idea. This is because they do not have the right sound profile or projection for use in a home theater. You will want to use speakers made for the said purpose in a home theater setting. Studio Monitors For Home Theater …

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Maximize Your Studio Sound: Choose The Right Monitor Cables!

KEY TAKEAWAYS: The cables you will need for your studio monitors depend on your type of monitor. The input/output options for them and your audio interface/audio system will determine your cable needs. The most common studio monitor cables are XLR, balanced TRS ¼”, speaker wire, and RCA. Studio Monitor Cables There are many types of …

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The Truth About Using Studio Monitors as TV Speakers

KEY TAKEAWAYS: Being able to use studio monitors as TV speakers depends on whether or not your TV has viable audio outputs. However, even if you can use your studio monitors as TV speakers, I do not recommend doing so; they are not meant for this type of use. Using Studio Monitors As TV Speakers …

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Cut The Cord: Connect Your KRK Rokit 5 To Bluetooth

KEY TAKEAWAYS: Sadly, KRK Rokit 5 studio monitors do not have Bluetooth capability. However, if you want to use your KRK Rokit 5s using Bluetooth, you could purchase a DAC with built-in Bluetooth to connect your KRK Rokit 5s. This will turn your KRK Rokit 5s into a Bluetooth speaker setup! KRK Rokit 5 Bluetooth …

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PA Speakers Vs Studio Monitors (Don’t Use The Wrong Ones!

KEY TAKEAWAYS: PA speakers are for live performances. They are designed to be very loud but do lack audio quality because of this. Studio monitors are designed to have a flat frequency response, producing the most realistic sound of the audio. This is for detailed audio work, such as production and mixing. Different Speaker Types …

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KRK Rokit 5 G4 Review (Best Affordable Monitors Available?)

KRK Rokit 5 G4 studio monitors are some of the best monitors available in their price range. While there are plenty of affordable options for a beginner set of studio monitors, I recommend the KRK Rokit 5s for their sufficient low-end, sonic clarity and overall build quality. KRK Rokit 5 Studio Monitor Review Having a …

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Are Studio Monitors Necessary? (Do You REALLY Need Them?)

You do not need studio monitors to produce music, especially if you are a music production beginner/hobbyist. A quality pair of headphones will work at first. However, suppose you are serious about music/audio production. In that case, you will want to invest in a decent pair of studio monitors.  Studio Monitors And Music Production It …

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Placing Your KRK Rokit 5’s Horizontally (Good Or Bad Idea?)

You should only place your KRK Rokit 5s horizontally when you absolutely have to for them to fit in your studio. KRK Systems designed Rokit 5s for vertical placement. Placing them otherwise will affect your stereo image and create time alignment issues between your tweeter/subwoofer. KRK Rokit 5 Placement Placing a set of KRK Rokit …

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Listening To Music On KRK Rokit 5’s (Good Or Bad?)

Because KRK Rokit 5’s has sufficient low-end punch and improved clarity, these studio monitors are great for listening to music. Although studio monitors are more for music production, you can use KRK Rokit 5 for music listening. Using KRK Rokit 5 Studio Monitors For Listening To Music Nothing is less satisfying than listening to music …

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KRK Rokit 5 Crackling Noise (Fix That Annoying Sound!)

If you hear a crackling noise from your KRK Rokit 5 monitor, you will probably need to replace either the subwoofer/tweeter. However, first, check that your power supply and all connections between your studio monitors and audio system are firmly made and that you are using the correct cables. Fixing KRK Rokit Crackling Producing professional …

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KRK Rokit Blowing A Fuse (Quick Repair Guide)

If your KRK Rokit monitor is not powering up even with a different power cable, you probably have a blown fuse that you need to replace. Thankfully, KRK Systems’ monitors have a user-replaceable fuse design and a spare fuse located in a port under the power socket. Changing Fuses For KRK Rokit Active Speaker There …

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KRK Rokit For Vinyl (Will They Work?)

You can use KRK Rokits or any other type of studio monitor for vinyl. They may not be the highest quality studio monitors on the market. However, KRK Rokit studios are still a suitable pair of speakers for vinyl listening, especially for someone who is not a huge audio snob.  Vinyl Listening On KRK Rokit …

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KRK Rokit 5 No Bass (An In-Depth Analysis)

While KRK Rokit 5 monitors are not the highest quality studio monitors on the market, they are perfectly viable monitors for anyone who can’t afford expensive monitors. However, if you produce hip hop/electronic music, studio monitors with a heavier low end might be better. Studio Monitor Quality And Bass Response  Although KRK monitors are decent …

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KRK Rokit 5 Low Volume Problem (Troubleshooting Guide)

If you are having a KRK Rokit 5 low volume problem, the most common causes are a bad cable or connection, a bad capacitor in your studio monitor or something is out of place with your potentiometer (the part in your studio monitor that attaches to controls the volume knob). KRK Rokit 5 Troubleshooting There …

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