Conclusion: Bottom line is you will not get that kind of clarity out of anything in the $300 price range. Yes, they lack the low bass. Many will be dissuaded by this fact, but keep in mind that they can also be accompanied by the $300 RP10 10” subwoofer if dissatisfied.
Excerpt: Introduction HTFR continue with their Red fixation - this time picking up the diminutive powerhouse that is the KRK Rokit RP5 active studio monitors, wacking them into the HTFR spray booth and putting out their very own limited edition Red RP5s.
Excerpt: Overall, there are way to many other monitors in this same price range that can give you better quality than these can. But as I stated if you are just listening to music then this will sound great.
Excerpt: The KRK Rokit Powered Studio Monitors intrigued me because of their incredibly low price. I received the RP-5s, the smallest pair in the line, which sell for $299/pair MSRP, and I liked them immediately.