Yamaha 5'' Powered Studio Reference Monitor (Single)

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HS5

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Ever since the 1970's the iconic white woofer and signature sound of Yamaha's nearfield reference monitors have become a genuine industry standard for a reason - their accuracy. 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. By combining acquired knowledge and expertise with state-of-the-art sound technologies, Yamaha's speaker engineering 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 to an even greater variety of recording environments

KEY FEATURES

• Newly developed transducers that achieve astonishingly smooth response over a wide range of bandwidth
• Newly designed, highly-efficient 1" dome tweeter that extends the usable frequency range considerably and delivers superb high-resolution sound
• Newly designed, ultra-responsive woofers that utilize large, carefully selected magnets, HS Series monitors product low distortion sound with a well-defined bottom end at any output level
• Low resonance enclosure design designed to eliminate unwanted resonance and increase the accuracy of sound reproduction to its extreme limit
• Cutting edge noise reduction technology resulting in a reduction of audible noise up to 6dB

SPECIFICATIONS

• Speaker type: 2-way bi-amp powered studio monitor
• Frequency Range (-10dB): 54Hz - 30kHz
• Components LF: 5" cone. HF: 1" dome
• Crossover: 2kHz
• Output power: 70W (LF:45W, HF:25W)
• I/O connectors: XLR3-31 type (balanced), PHONE (balanced)
• Power consumption: 45W
• Shape: Bass-reflex type
• Cabinet material: MDF
• Dimensions (W, H, D): 170mm (6.7"), 285mm (11.2"), 222mm (8.7")
• Weight: 5.3kg (11.7 lbs.)
• LEVEL control: (+4dB/center click)
• EQ: HIGH TRIM switch (+/- 2dB at HF) / ROOM CONTROL switch (0/-2/-4 dB under 500Hz)

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Yamaha ALL DAY!0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreMississauga, Ontario
Grew up listening to the Yamaha NS-690II with an Yamaha A-1 amp. Love these little studio monitors. Yamaha keeps the quality.
Posted by Wade B on Dec 25, 2020
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Closest StoreToronto (Bloor St.), Ontario
Posted by anonymous on Dec 25, 2020
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Closest StoreCalgary East, Alberta
The studio monitor market is loaded with awesome products and I think these are a great choice in this price range and size of monitor for what they are designed to do. I needed a smaller near field monitor for my desktop to A/B with a larger set to check the mid-range of my mixes, voice overs and mic placement. Like any monitor I believe it's most important to just spend lots of time with them and get to know how they sound with your music, but to my ears these are a prefect fit for what I needed!
Posted by Patrick Taiani on Apr 25, 2020
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It's a competitive market2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreMoncton, New Brunswick
If you want to listen to your final production..best to match with yamaha sub woofer. These speakers lack bottom range. Best to compare because now your looking at $1000
Posted by D on Dec 27, 2019
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Best 5 inch home studio monitor4 of 5 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreMississauga, Ontario
Great monitor for the price. I owned the Rokit KRK5's but quickly swapped them out for these after I noticed my tracks always lacked low-end - the KRK's are bass boosted. These provide a much more realistic sound making it better for final mixdowns.
Posted by Ben on Mar 25, 2019
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Closest StoreMarkham, Ontario
Incredible monitor. You will hear things you have never heard before. Great monitor for VOICEOVERS and music production.
Posted by Bill on Mar 12, 2019
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Closest StoreToronto (Bloor St.), Ontario
I'm a beginner and these are perfect.. really happy with them for my first professional monitors!!
Posted by Matteo on Feb 6, 2018
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Great for the money1 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StorePickering, Ontario
You get what you pay for when it comes to monitors but these Yamaha's sound a little better then what they're priced at. I bought these to replace my NS10's because my amp was giving me problems and I wanted a more clean, compact setup. Definitely don't sound like the NS10's but still a nice second reference monitor next to my Adam A77X's
Posted by Chad on Aug 26, 2017
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Closest StoreOshawa, Ontario
Very good NS-10 replacements. Just like the NS-10s they are unflattering and unforgiving. If you can get your mix to sound amazing on these, your mix will be amazing when played on other systems.
Posted by Andrew on Jan 13, 2016
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Yamaha HS5's2 of 3 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreOttawa, Ontario
Best monitors ever !!! They look small at 1st glance then you go to pick them up , they are quite heavy for their size, each monitor is independently powered. trust me they pack a punch, a must have in any studio. with the room control feature its very nice especially if you have less than 4 feet of distance between ur speakers n the wall. with a simple flick of the switch u can removed tht overpowering fuzz effect created from wall proximity and keep working without having to knock your wallsdown haha. I give the hs5 a 10 out of 10
Posted by MC Oldschool on Aug 7, 2015
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Closest StoreBurlington, Ontario
These are a very good set of studio monitors. Good highs and mids; the bottom end is non existent. Great product; you will not be disappointed.
Posted by anonymous on Jul 11, 2014
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Closest StoreLondon North, Ontario
Just picked the hs5's up a week ago after quite a few months of research. I have to say, amazing monitors for the money! Not because they sound like a million bucks, although they don't sound bad at all. But because they are the truest representation of my mixes I've heard so far! I can pick out every instrument in the stereo field in perfect clarity. Theses monitors are just what I needed, honesty. My opinion? Don't spend a cent on hyped "nice" sounding monitors. Your mixes will suffer. Get your songs sounding tight on these guys and they'll sound great on everything!
Posted by anonymous on Oct 16, 2013
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Closest StoreToronto (Bloor St.), Ontario
I liked the HS50Ms more than these.
Posted by anonymous on Sep 13, 2013
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Closest StoreToronto (Bloor St.), Ontario
I'g assuming these are the new HS line. I owned a pair of KRKs Rokit 6s before these, and i like the crystal clear highs and solid mids compared to the muddy boom of the KRKs. They leave something to be desired in the low end, so I will have to grab a SW10W. Overall .. I'm very impressed!
Posted by Dan on Jul 3, 2013
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