Even if you owned the best monitors and speakers on the market, you still need to position them correctly in order to make the most of their potential. That's why every sound person needs to choose their monitor and speaker stands and brackets wisely. These accessories are essential to relaying the sound that comes from your monitors and speakers. The good news is that finding stands and brackets that are strong, sturdy and flexible is easy thanks to companies like Hercules Stands, Gear One and Argosy, all of which can be found right here.
Before making a choice, you'll need to ask yourself whether or not you're setting up speakers/monitors permanently or for a single event. Not to mention, are your stands and brackets being set up for stage or studio use? If it's the latter, then check out the DR Pro DRPRO SMS1BK Wood Studio Monitor Stand (Pair). This 36" monitor stand provides superior ear-level placement of a near-field studio speaker and it even blocks interference from resonant surfaces like desks and tables. Or, if you play in a touring band and prefer to travel with your own speaker stands, take a closer look at the Musician's Gear Speaker Stand Pair. Boasting all-steel construction and molded plastic leg housing, these stands are lightweight yet durable enough to safely hold up to 110 pounds.
Now for those of you who are thinking about permanent installation, you'll definitely want to turn your attention to brackets, and there are plenty of options here. For example, the On-Stage Stands Speaker Wall Mount Bracket Pair safely mounts small speakers on walls at clubs, studies and home multi-media rooms. Boasting solid-steel construction, these brackets can hold up to 80 pounds and are very easy to install.
Whatever you choose when it comes to stands and brackets, remember that you need to put serious planning into the placement of your speakers and monitors. From proper listening height to how far apart your monitors and speakers will sit, this should all be taken into consideration well before you start setting up in any venue or rehearsal space. So jump in this catalog any time now - with a little time spent here, you'll be sure to come across the right monitor and speaker stands and brackets to suit your stage or studio applications.