Buying New Midfield Monitors - Need some opinions

Javier Perea

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I currently have some ATC SCM20ASL Pro mk2 6.5" Powered Studio Monitors, I LOVE them.

I use them to mix. I want to buy something to listen to when I am sitting behind the mixing position (Couch) and for the customers of my studio.

Below are my choices for midfield/farfield monitors to buy.

1. Focal Trio11 Be - 450W 3-way Studio Reference Monitor with 10" Subwoofer, 5" Woofer, and 1" Tweeter

2. ADAM Audio S5V 12" 3-way Powered Studio Monitor - Active Vertical 3-way Midfield Monitor with 700W 12" Woofer, 300W 4" Midrange, 100W S-ART Folded-ribbon Tweeter, and Custom DSP Engine

3. ATC SCM100ASL Pro 12" 3-way Powered Studio Monitors - 350W 3-way, 12.4" Powered Midfield/Farfield Monitor with Active Filtering, Wide Dispersion, Overload Protection, and Balanced XLR Input


Thanks in Advance for any of your professional opinions.

 
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How large is the space you want to fill?
Thats quite the budget you have for speakers given the ATC SCM100ASL sells for around 18K

Welcome to AV NIRVANA!

Enjoy your stay with us.

Lets carry on the conversation in your post here regarding the selection of monitors
 
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Javier Perea

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I like the ATC sound! I record and mix bands, so 18K for speakers is not too bad since I will be using them ALOT. Plus they really don't lose their value as quality monitors. The mixing room is 18 ft X 12 Ft with High Cielings 20 ft
 

Javier Perea

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How large is the space you want to fill?
Thats quite the budget you have for speakers given the ATC SCM100ASL sells for around 18K

Welcome to AV NIRVANA!

Enjoy your stay with us.

Lets carry on the conversation in your post here regarding the selection of monitors
Will do thank you
 

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Well, since you absolutely love the ATC SCM20ASL, and the price is no concern, why would you consider anything except the SCM100ASL ? :)

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Wayne A. Pflughaupt
 

Javier Perea

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Well, since you absolutely love the ATC SCM20ASL, and the price is no concern, why would you consider anything except the SCM100ASL ? :)

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Wayne A. Pflughaupt
Because I don't have the luxury of listening to the others. I wanted opinions. It does seem that this price range has some great choices!
 

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Welcome to the forum, Javier. ATC speakers are great!

In my experience with Focal speakers is they can sound slightly harsh at the top end depending on the equipment mated to them. But nonetheless Focals have an extraordinary ability to resolve minute details.
 
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