What's the best height for studio monitors? Answer - Not too low!

David Mellor

David Mellor is CEO and Course Director of Audio Masterclass. David has designed courses in audio education and training since 1986 and is the publisher and principal writer of Record-Producer.com.

Sunday August 2, 2020
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If your studio monitors are too low down, then you won't get the best sound. If you don't get the best sound, then you won't make the best mix. And having your monitors too low can cause other problems too. This video explains how to get your monitor height exactly right.

Spot the difference...

Since this video was made, we spotted a photo that is oddly similar to the one in the video...

The photo from the video, without the promo overlay...

Focusrite Scarlett

And...

Focusrite Scarlett

It's more a case of spot the similarities than spot the difference, but...

Reason? Who knows..?

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Focusrite Scarlett

Focusrite Scarlett

The monitors are still too low.

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