Google hi-fi speakers vs monitors. Go ahead, do it. I got 1,050,000 results. You’re here for the real answer aren’t you? I have the definitive answer below. It’s true.
Don’t read the manufacturers BS. Don’t read the 1 million web pages, because 99% are all going to tell you a different answer than I am going to tell you. And definitely don’t ask someone inside “the industry” because they too want to sell you speakers and keep having food on their tables.
There is this concept that hi-fi speakers are intended to sound “good” and monitors are intended to sound “accurate”. Let’s assume this is a completely true GENERALIZATION. Yes, a generalization. So now when you get down to your specifics – your specific speaker and your specific monitor – it all breaks down. Read More