Yamaha HS10W - 8" 150-Watt Active Studio Subwoofer If Your Mixes Sound Good On These, They'll Sound Good Anywhere When choosing reference monitors for mixing and music production, accuracy is the prime consideration. Speakers that sound "good" on first impression may not necessarily be accurate. What you really need is an honest reference for your mix, rather than monitors that have been tweaked or colored to deceptively sound impressive. The new HS series reference monitors have been created by Yamaha's studio monitor engineering team to deliver exceptionally flat, accurate response that you can trust. Unlike "monitor" speakers with exaggerated bass and treble that make a good first impression but can't be relied on for accuracy, the HS series were designed to be true studio reference monitors in the tradition of the legendary Yamaha NS10M. Whether you're mixing for stereo or 5.1 surround, mixes that sound good on Yamaha HS series reference monitors will translate accurately to the widest possible range of reproduction systems … which is engineer-speak that simply means they'll sound good on anything. And that is the ultimate goal of any reference monitor. We should also mention that the HS-series monitors not only sound great, they look great, too. • High-performance Speakers and Mounting System The elegant white-cone speakers used in the HS-series monitors deliver superlative audio performance that is further enhanced by a carefully engineered mounting system. A system of screws and a specially designed mounting ring eliminates spurious vibration and resonance, allowing the speaker to deliver its full sonic potential. Another feature that boosts woofer performance is a magnet selected to produce accurate, solid low-end response. The tweeter frames employ an advanced smooth-contour design that minimizes losses so that high-frequency details come through with remarkable accuracy. The extra thickness of the tweeter frame also minimizes resonance that can interfere with high-end clarity. The overall result is extraordinarily smooth, accurate response throughout the audio spectrum. • The Benefits of Built-in Power and Bi-amplification Powered, bi-amplified monitor speakers simply make the most electrical and sonic sense, and that's why they have become the first choice of sound professionals the world over for near- and mid-field monitoring applications. In addition to the obvious advantage that you don't need separate power amplifiers, the fact that power and speakers are integrated in one unit means that the amplifiers can be perfectly matched to the characteristics of the speaker units used so you get consistently superior performance with any source in just about any listening environment. Bi-amplification means that separate power amplifiers are used to drive the low-mid and high-frequency speaker units, and this eliminates interaction between the units as well as the response and phase anomalies introduced by passive crossover networks. Both speaker units can function at optimum performance levels for correspondingly high overall sonic quality. • Large Magnets in an Advanced Magnetic Circuit Design One feature of the HS-series monitors that you'll hear but are not likely to see is the extra large magnets. In combination with an advanced magnetic circuit design these magnets provide a powerful, uniform, tightly controlled flux field that results in exceptionally smooth response and dynamic capability over a wider frequency range. • Portable, Versatile Monitoring for Your Audio Workstation All you really need for top-class stereo production capability is a good audio workstation and a pair of HS-series monitors. A system like this is not only portable and extremely easy to set up anywhere you need it, it can deliver outstanding monitoring performance that will let you get your mixes just right. The response-control features of these monitors let you tweak them for the best response no matter where you set them up. • Serious Surround Production Although stereo is still the most common format for basic music listening, 5.1 surround has become the audio format of choice for today's advanced visual media, and is beginning to be recognized as a superior vehicle for pure musical enjoyment as well. But to properly mix and produce surround sound you need a good 5.1 monitoring system. The HS-series speakers and subwoofer are the perfect choice if you want competitive surround-monitoring performance without having to spend big-studio megabucks to get it. Combine five HS50M or HS80M powered near-field reference monitors with one or more HS10W subwoofers, and you're ready to produce and deliver state-of-the-art surround sound.
|MPN (manufacturer part number)||HS10W|
|Features||8" bass-reflex powered subwoofer delivers solid 30 Hz — 120 Hz frequency response. 150 watts dynamic power. XLR and TRS phone jack inputs accept balanced or unbalanced signals. Balanced XLR L and R outputs connect to the main left and right speakers. L/R mix output connects to a second subwoofer if required. Level control facilitates precise overall system level matching. Phase switch simplifies phase alignment. Low-pass filter control and high-pass filter control with ON/OFF switch. Full magnetic shielding.|
|Specs||Type Subwoofer Output 150W (4ohms, Dynamic power) Input sensitivity, Impedance -10dBu/10kohms Output sensitivity, Impedance -10dBu/600ohms Output terminal 1:XLR3-32 (Balance)x1 (EXT SUB) 1:XLR3-32 (Balance)x2 (L&R) Control switch LEVEL LOW CUT switch, control: 80-120Hz HIGH CUT control: 80-120Hz PHASE switch: NORM./REV. Power consumption 70W Component 8" CONE Enclosure Bass-reflex type MDF Frequency response (-10dB) Dimensions (W x H x D) 300x350x386mm Weight 15Lbs|