Yamaha HS 8 W

2-Way active nearfield monitor

  • 8" Cone woofer (75 W)
  • 1" Dome tweeter (45 W)
  • 120 W Bi-Amp
  • Bass-Reflex System
  • Frequency response: 38 Hz - 30 kHz
  • Balanced XLR input
  • Balanced 6.3 mm jack input
  • Input levels adjustable
  • Room control and high trim response controls
  • Dimensions: (W x H x D): 250 x 390 x 334 mm
  • Weight: 10,2 kg
  • Colour: White
  • Price per piece

Further information

Speaker size 1x 8"
Amplifier power per unit (RMS) 120 W
Magnetic Shielding No
Analogue XLR Input Yes
Analogue Input (Jack) Yes
Analogue Input (Mini Jack) No
Analogue Input (RCA) No
Digital input No
Manual frequency correction Yes

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30.10.2015
Had my HS8s for 1,5 years at the moment of this review and they're still working 100%, no trouble whatsoever. The Frequency range is measured at -10dB so it's not really comparable with monitors measured at 0dB. There's a slight hiss when the monitors are on but not used. This is typical for monitors in this price range and only noticeable when you put your ear really close. When I listened to these and the older HS80s in a store there was this very harsh mid range but at home in an untreated room there was none of that harshness. Go figure. They sound just as good on low volumes also. The only negative I can come up with is that the power switch is in the back but most active monitors have it in the back. Reaching back there twice a day is not too much of a hassle.
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Top notch sound and flat frequency response

02.02.2017
First of all, i'd say - one of the most optimal price/quality ratios.
Second, they are absolutely wonderful studio monitors. Just note that if you want speakers for pleasure listening, these are not for you, as they don't "sugar coat" the sound. To the contrary - they offer a very true sound due to the flat frequency response, which is a real life saver while producing - you hear everything accurately as it is and to the tiniest detail. Zero regrets buying them, it will be a long time before I upgrade to something else, and when I do, it will be hard to top them.
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