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Sterling Audio MX3 3" Powered Studio Monitor Pair

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The Sterling MX3 are a matched pair of bi-amped studio monitors that represents the latest evolution in Sterling Audio design, combining top sound quality with next-generation materials that deliver t... Click To Read More About This Product

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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.
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Overview

The Sterling MX3 are a matched pair of bi-amped studio monitors that represents the latest evolution in Sterling Audio design, combining top sound quality with next-generation materials that deliver top-class audio quality and features. With dual-axis WaveGuidanceVH™ technology each bi-amped monitor is built for optimal wider-and-higher frequency dispersion, giving you clear, articulate sound even when listening off-axis.

The MX3’s proprietary multi-fiber 3” low-frequency driver cone delivers superior damping to minimize sonic artifacts and unnatural resonance and its 4-layer voice coil provides greater motor force for outstanding low-frequency performance. The MX3’s rear-port design reduces low-frequency turbulence and distortion, greater improving the overall low-end delivery. Its 3/4” silk dome tweeter powered by neodymium magnets also give the MX3 monitors a smooth and natural frequency response.

Powered by 20 Watts of high-efficiency, low-distortion Class A/B amplification, MX Series monitors deliver best-in-class efficiency and ultra-low distortion and the monitors also include High and low filters to custom tune monitors to your listening preference and environment. With an elegantly polished ebony finish and blue, backlit Sterling logo, these MX monitors look as good as they sound in any studio environment.


FEATURES

3” LF driver with proprietary cone design
3/4” Silk dome tweeter, neodymium magnets
20 Watts of Class A/B amplification
Dual-axis WaveGuidanceVH™ for wide sweet spot
Rear port reduces LF turbulence and distortion
Polished ebony front baffle with logo
Studio grade internal components
Protective electrical design
Unbalanced RCA inputs
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Sterling AudioMX3 3" Powered Studio Monitor Pair
 
4.2

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (8)
  • Compact (7)
  • Easy to use (7)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Versatile (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home studio (8)
  • Amateur recording (5)
  • Professional recording (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Professional musician (4), Experienced (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Powerful, clean speakers - at a low price

Love these speakers as much as I love how cheap I got them for. For the price range, the Sterling MX3's cannot be beat. The high-end is extraordinarily crisp, and these tiny...Read complete review

Love these speakers as much as I love how cheap I got them for. For the price range, the Sterling MX3's cannot be beat. The high-end is extraordinarily crisp, and these tiny 3" monitors pump out some heavy bass at a loud volume! No distorting unless you are absolutely maxed out at the full 20 watts of volume. Would recommend for anyone on a budget and/or looking to buy their first pair of studio monitors.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

k

the monitors sound good however as I was going to plug headphone in it, I notice the headphone input was broken so I am planing to return and exchange for mx5 not sure yet

the monitors sound good however as I was going to plug headphone in it, I notice the headphone input was broken so I am planing to return and exchange for mx5 not sure yet

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(9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Powerful, clean speakers - at a low price

By AJB

from East Lansing, MI

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Cheap
  • Clear Sound
  • Compact
  • Crisp High End
  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Powerful Bass
  • Small
  • Versatile

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Amateur Recording
  • Computer Speakers
  • Home Studio
  • Mobile DJ
  • Professional Recording

Comments about Sterling Audio MX3 3" Powered Studio Monitor Pair:

Love these speakers as much as I love how cheap I got them for. For the price range, the Sterling MX3's cannot be beat. The high-end is extraordinarily crisp, and these tiny 3" monitors pump out some heavy bass at a loud volume! No distorting unless you are absolutely maxed out at the full 20 watts of volume. Would recommend for anyone on a budget and/or looking to buy their first pair of studio monitors.

(1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Nope

By HI

from Tennessee

About Me Novice

Pros

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

Cons

  • Breaks down fast

Best Uses

  • Home Studio
  • Mobile DJ

Comments about Sterling Audio MX3 3" Powered Studio Monitor Pair:

I think this product is a great product ,but one thing when the power shuts off it acts like it's dead

 
5.0

OMG! So clear!!!

By jlanephoto

from Cypress, TX

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Clear Sound
  • Compact

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home Studio

    Comments about Sterling Audio MX3 3" Powered Studio Monitor Pair:

    Forget the size! Yes, they are small. I replaced my computer speakers with these so I can edit video and audio and have sound that isn't artificially processed. I can't believe what I am hearing from them! Just fooling around my iTunes library I am hearing things in songs I have listened to hundreds of time that I have never heard before. It completely blows my mind! Wish I would have discovered these years ago. Now I just want to sit at my computer and listen to music.

     
    5.0

    These really helped during mixing and mastering

    By Mandopay

    from Valley Center .ca

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Sterling Audio MX3 3" Powered Studio Monitor Pair:

      Small, fits the small workspace and deliver realistic sound and bass too

       
      5.0

      Sweet little speakers, Great price!

      By Ben

      from Peoria, AZ

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • computer speakers
        • Home Studio
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Sterling Audio MX3 3" Powered Studio Monitor Pair:

        Just plug them in! I didn't want to waste my money on regular multimedia computer speakers. I own Yamaha HS-80m Monitors that I use for my main stereo but for a smaller space like my office, these are the perfect size for my desk and sound fantastic. Crisp, clean highs, balanced mid range and a very tight kick in the lows for this size of a speaker. Great Value

         
        4.0

        Sounds good, One disappointing fact...

        By ChatAttak

        from Seattle, WA

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Home Studio
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Sterling Audio MX3 3" Powered Studio Monitor Pair:

          They sound good BUT....the Sterling logo is not backlit like the other models. Was disappointed to see No cool blue logo lighting up when I powered these on!

           
          5.0

          Nice for a home studio

          By Willis

          from undisclosed

          About Me Experienced

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Home Studio

            Comments about Sterling Audio MX3 3" Powered Studio Monitor Pair:

            I use them for my home studio and they produce great sound in a medium size room.

             
            5.0

            I would buy these again

            By Willis

            from undisclosed

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            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Sterling Audio MX3 3" Powered Studio Monitor Pair:

            Nice well made beautiful sounding speakers at a good price.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            k

            By ben

            from syracuse ny

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            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Sterling Audio MX3 3" Powered Studio Monitor Pair:

            the monitors sound good however as I was going to plug headphone in it, I notice the headphone input was broken so I am planing to return and exchange for mx5 not sure yet

             
            5.0

            Much more than I expected

            By TC

            from Ocala, FL

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Amateur Recording
              • Home Studio

              Comments about Sterling Audio MX3 3" Powered Studio Monitor Pair:

              I needed some monitors that I could pack in a suitcase for a convention. I really didn't expect much out these, but they really surprised me. I was shocked at how good they sounded, especially for the price. I had never heard of the brand, but the salesman sold me on them. Highly recommended!

              (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              As requested

              By Lisa

              from undisclosed

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Sterling Audio MX3 3" Powered Studio Monitor Pair:

              This is a Christmas gift as requested so

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