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M-Audio AV42 Studio Monitor Pair  

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The M-Audio AV42 monitors are encased in acoustically-inert MDF cabinets that eliminate clarity-robbing resonances. Inside, Class A/B amplification provides 20 Watts of power per channel. The two-way ... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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$1490.00
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Overview

The M-Audio AV42 monitors are encased in acoustically-inert MDF cabinets that eliminate clarity-robbing resonances. Inside, Class A/B amplification provides 20 Watts of power per channel. The two-way design features an optimized bass reflex design and OptImage IV waveguides to deliver extended bass and crystal-clear highs.Offering rear-panel RCA inputs, the AV42 speakers are compatible with all your gear. There is even a 1/8" aux input for your tablet, computer, or mobile device. The convenient headphone output allows you to work privately at any hour. Ideal for producing all kinds of media, the AV42 monitor speakers are also perfect for gaming, watching videos, and listening to music. Cables are included.

Features
  • 4" polypropylene-coated woofers for tight, accurate bass
  • 1" ferrofluid-cooled silk cone tweeters for clear, pristine highs
  • OptImage IV tweeter wave guides for superior imaging and detail
  • 20-watt per channel amplifier with Class A/B architecture
  • RCA inputs for connecting gaming systems, DJ gear, mixers, and more
  • Front-panel 1/8-inch stereo auxiliary input for connecting your laptop or desktop computer, MP3 player, or other audio sources
  • Front-panel 1/8-inch headphone output
  • Front-panel volume control
  • Acoustically-inert MDF cabinet with bass reflex design for deep, rich sound
  • Attractive black vinyl laminate finish
Specifications
  • Type: Two-way desktop reference speaker
    Low-Frequency Driver: 4" diameter, polypropylene-coated, with high-temperature voice coil
    High-Frequency Driver: 1" diameter, silk cone tweeter
    Frequency Response: 85 Hz “ 20 kHz
    Crossover Frequency: 2.7 kHz
    RMS SPL: 101.5 dB @ 1 meter
    Signal-To-Noise Ratio: > 90 dB (typical, A-weighted)
    Input Connectors: Left and right RCA line input, and 1/8" aux input
    Polarity: Positive signal at "+" input produces outward low-frequency cone displacement
    Dynamic Power: 20 watts continuous, per channel into 4 Î
    Input Impedance: 10 k Î unbalanced
    Input Sensitivity: 100 mV pink noise input produces 90 dBA output SPL at 1 meter with volume control at maximum
    Protection: RF interference, output current limiting, over temperature, turn on/off transient, subsonic filter
    Indicator: blue power LED for aligning wave guide
    Power Requirements: 100-120V/50/60 Hz, 220-240V/50/60 Hz; powered via detachable 2-conductor line cord
    Cabinet: Vinyl-laminated MDF
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M-AudioAV42 Studio Monitor Pair
 
3.3

(based on 4 reviews)

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50%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (3)
  • Good audio (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home studio (3)

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1.0

Dont wast your money

By Jim

from Pasadena, Texas

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

    Cons

    • Poor Sound Quality
    • Unreliable

    Best Uses

    • Home Studio

    Comments about M-Audio AV42 Studio Monitor Pair:

    Only sound was from headphone jack. No other sound. Took back after 20 min. Salesman confirmed defect.
    Tried another pair at G.S. And they sounded like an old transistor radio. No thanks. Got money back.
    Ill be saveing up for higher end monitors. The staff was great and took care of the return. Plan on spending over $300.00 for better quality monitors. You get what you pay for.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    I don't know if I would buy this again

    By Keshawn

    from Davie fl

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Breaks Easily

    Best Uses

    • Home Studio

    Comments about M-Audio AV42 Studio Monitor Pair:

    The right side of the speaker is already broken

     
    5.0

    Not sure what others are using them for?

    By Kris

    from Brookhaven, Ms

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Easy To Use
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Home Studio

      Comments about M-Audio AV42 Studio Monitor Pair:

      I use these in my home studio. Not sure what others are doing with them to cause breakage and such. However, mine stay on my desk at reasonable volumes. I use them for personal rehearsal, learning songs, and jamming with backing tracks. I use a 1x12 tube amp with my guitar (again at reasonable volumes) and the monitors work fine. The sound quality is good, Im sure there are better. But, for my application they work wonderfully.if you're looking for something to DJ with or blow the neighbors ears out. These are not the monitors you're looking for. For good balanced sound for personal monitoring. I highly recommend these.

       
      4.0

      Yes

      By Kev

      from Queens

      About Me Child

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Mobile DJ

        Comments about M-Audio AV42 Studio Monitor Pair:

        It's good for what you need it for

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