Fig 2 Free-standing positioning (L) vs wall-placement (R) of studio monitors.
Many monitors have a suggestion for positioning, and several consist of adjustable low-end reaction, to fit the speakers towards the positioning вЂњfull spaceвЂќ for the (preferred) free-standing positioning, вЂњhalf-spaceвЂќ, for wall surface positioning, and on occasion even вЂњquarter-spaceвЂќ, for part positioning (though IвЂ™d avoid that!).
Fig 3 Rear-panel presenter settings for various presenter placements.
However these bass settings wonвЂ™t boost the end that is low just exactly exactly what the presenter can deliver in full-space, free-standing position theyвЂ™re made to reduce steadily the exorbitant, uneven bass that could be a consequence of positioning near an area boundary. Out of a smaller pair of monitors by using the room instead, either trade up to a larger woofer size (8вЂќ or more), or add a subwoofer (see below) if you really feel you need more low end than your speakers provide, donвЂ™t try to coax it. (more…)