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M-audio-studiophile-av-40.2967340
6.5 out of 10

M-Audio Studiophile AV 40

4“ polypropylene-coated woofers 1“ ferrofluid-cooled silk co Read more

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Reviews and Problems with M-Audio Studiophile AV 40

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Overall 4
4.0

Will not purchase again

Chris P. Ring "Eykonic", Amazon
14 June 2014
  • Summary: Awesome sound. Problem is the system started delivering distorted sound after a period of time. Would like to buy these again for the sound but cannot recommended purchasing as they don't last long and there is no affordable repair option.
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Overall 4
4.0

Great until they stopped working

Jerry Yuen, Amazon
31 December 2013
  • Summary: They sounded great for the 20 months they worked. Heard a fizzle and then the speakers wouldn't power on anymore.
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Overall 4
4.0

Very annoying coloration

achan8080, Amazon
9 February 2013
  • Summary: I got a pair of AV40 that says "latest version". The features are great, price was ok, but it sounded terrible. There was this "boxy" mids and "tinny" highs that drives me up the wall. After 2 days I couldn't stand it any more. Armed with a lot of experience building speaker boxes in my past, I removed the back of the speakers and added sound absorbing material.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good speakers but unfortunately they don't last

bavelar, Amazon
11 December 2012
  • Summary: These speakers sounded great after a small break in period. Stage was pretty good, high frequencies were clear but not to bright/crisp and the bass had a good presence without being overwhelming. Unfortunately mine developed a crackling/static noise after only 8 months of use. This crackling noise is more audible as you increase volume and it's heard whether they are connected to a input or not.
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Overall 4
4.0

Left speaker fried again.

roddowdell, Amazon
10 April 2012
  • Summary: They worked great for a couple months . I had a set before of the predecessor that had a left speaker problem. I was hoping these wouldn't do the same thing. Only the right one works. It seems to be a common problem. If you only need one speaker then these are fantastic.
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Overall 4
4.0

Distorted sound, abysmal tech support from manufacturer

Amanda M., Amazon
8 July 2011
  • Summary: These speakers have a great sound to them, so long as you're not listening to anything with any frequencies around 500Hz or so. The sound gets distorted, and it only worsens as time goes on. In addition, M-Audio's customer support is nearly nonexistent. I spent approximately 1 hour on hold with them (~45m on the first try, gave up; another 15m on hold about an hour later with no luck).
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Overall 4
4.0

Great sound quality, but the right speaker broke in about a year.

Curious Reader, Amazon
13 February 2011
  • Summary: I'm using these as computer speakers for Pandora, mp3s and DAW software; and I am enjoying the sound quality. For the sake of informing potential buyers, I'll say: With a 'normal' at home computer set-up, these are very large compared to 'normal' computer speakers, so keep that in mind. It's the trade off for superior sound, and not needing a sub-woofer, or a large box shaped power adapter plug spanning 2-3 outlets. These have a basic electrical plug (like a table lamp).
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

EviLium, head-fi.org
15 April 2009
  • Summary: For all intensive purposes, these are good sounding speakers. They're well balanced, not super punchy on the bass, and are reasonably accurate for the casual ear. It's nice to have headphone outputs for times you want to keep the music down if someone else in the room doesn't want to listen to what you're listening to at the time. However, that's pretty much where the good things end.
  • Pros: Balanced sound
  • Cons: Relatively short life span.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

kudla4pasha, Yandex
25 July 2011
  • Excerpt: Можно использовать только вместе с сабом (возможно, АВ40 просто запирает от низких частот)... Самодостаточной эта акустика не является.
  • Pros: Хороший дизайн.
  • Cons: Отслушал 2 пары, так что брак конкретного экземпляра акустики исключён. Про качество воспроизведения говорить не буду, т.к. наличие у обеих пар существенного дефекта в виде подгуживания на низких частотах (по всей видимости, от вибрации корпуса) отбивает любое желание говорить о высоком.... А тем более покупать одну из них...
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Overall 3
3.0

Ganska dålig

Doldr, Prisjakt
27 March 2011
  • Summary: Håller med övriga talare. Jag är grymt nöjd dessa högtalare. Använder dem till datorn. Allting är relativt, men i relation till priset måste de absolut vara det bästa köpet som finns just nu! EDIT: Sänker betyget eftersom mina gick sönder efter en månad.
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