Review by DJ Booth – April 6, 2016
Setup and First Impressions
Sterling Audio, an audio company that is presenting three new studio reference monitors; the MX8, the MX5 and the MX3. They all pack a new technology that is Sterling proprietary, dual-axis WaveGuidanceVH. What this technology does is give the monitors a nice “sweet spot” with wide and high dispersion, as they put it. This helps with listening when off-axis both horizontally and vertically. The material that is used to put these monitors together promises to give a very clear and true sound without diminishing the accuracy that you expect from a studio monitor. The MX8 will comes at a retail of $249.99, the MX5 at $149.99 and the MX3 at $99.99.
- Good Build Quality (MDF enclosure) & Good Looks
- Three Separate Inputs XLR, TRS, & RCA
- Good quality sound for Making Music (Overall Flat response)
- Sound Not Completely Flat
- Rear facing Bass Air Port
- Non Selectable inputs
Original review appears online at http://djbooth.net/dj-equipment/review/sterling-audio-mx8-active-monitor.