Audio Mixing Bootcamp: How to Setup Your Monitors


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Setting up your monitors

Now that your listening position is placed correctly in the room, it's time to set up your monitor speakers. In this video, I'm going to show you how to get the most out of your monitors, regardless of the brand or type. While most home studios seem to have a random amount of space between their monitors, there are a number of general guidelines you can use to optimize your setup. Since most rooms are unique in some way in terms of dimensions or acoustic qualities, you may have to vary from the following outline a little, but these are good places to start. Check the distance between the monitors.

If the monitors are too close together, the stereo field will lack definition. If the monitors are too far apart, the focal point, or sweet spot, will be too far behind your head, and you will hear the left or right side individually, but not both together as one. The rule of thumb is that the speaker should be as far apart as their distance from the listening position. That is if your list...

Setting up your monitors
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Setting up your monitors provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Bobby Owsinski as part of the Audio Mixing Bootcamp

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Audio + Music
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