Review & Video: Samson Resolv RXA5 Active Studio Monitors

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The Samson Resolv RXA5 is an active, bi-amped studio monitor speaker that ought to appeal to DJs looking to set up a first home studio for both DJ practice and production. Unusually at this price, it has a ribbon tweeter, which is claimed to provide smoother treble for less fatiguing long term listening. Here’s our review..

Review & Video: Yamaha HS7 Powered Studio Monitors

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Looking to upgrade your home DJ practice room / studio with new speakers? If you’re ambitious and have outgrown your first set, or simply are still using those gaming speakers you recommissioned when you bought your DJ controller, the Yamaha HS7 is a model you should consider.

Review & Video: Pioneer DJ S-DJ60X Monitors

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There’s a burgeoning market out there for decent-sounding speakers than won’t break the bank. Enter the Pioneer S-DJ60X, the middle in a new range of entry level monitors from the company.

Review & Video: Reloop Wave 5 Active Monitor Speakers

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Looking for some practical, good looking, versatile and great-sounding powered speakers? The Reloop Wave 5s may be just what you’re looking for.

Pioneer S-DJ 50X, S-DJ 60X & S-DJ 80X DJ Monitors Launched

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The S-DJ X range of speakers from Pioneer has just been announced, squaring up firmly to the likes of KRK as a basic, high-quality powered monitor range aimed directly at DJs.

Your Questions: Can I Use My iPod Dock Speaker To DJ With?

Most iPod speaker docks have an Aux input, which means with the right lead, it's perfectly possible to use one as a DJ monitor - assuming it goes loud enough, of course!

Digital DJ Tips reader Terry writes: “This may seems a little silly. I was watching one of the videos for your Learn To DJ Free online course, about speakers for home use. I am currently using an iPod dock speaker which also doubles as my computer speaker via an Aux cable. I was wondering whether it is possible to practice DJ with it?

A Beginner DJ’s Guide To Monitors, Part 3: Getting Your Room Acoustics Right

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in A Beginner DJ’s Guide To Monitors, Part 3, we’re going to look at how your room acoustics affect what you hear from your speakers, and some things you could consider doing to improve the overall “sound” of your DJ practice room, which will also help minimise any annoying sound issues you may be experiencing.