It is very important to perfectly set your studio monitors to listen to every sound clearly.
If you don’t know how to place them correctly, you will not be able to listen to music. It all depends upon the position of studio monitors.😀
You must know how to position the studio monitor. In this article, I will tell you how to place your monitors perfectly in your room.
After reading this guide, all your problems regarding studio monitors will be solved.
How To Position Studio Monitors?
It Is not a difficult task to place your monitors. You need to follow these steps for the best sound quality.
If you are a music editor, then this guide is a must for you. You should know the proper place for studio monitors to edit your music perfectly.
The best thing is you don’t need to spend extra money to buy something. What you need are proper adjustment and Measurement tools.
So let’s begin and learn about the Positioning of Studio monitors.
Shape Of The Room
The very first thing you need to measure is the size and the shape of your room. The best shape is a rectangular one because it matters a lot.
If your room is square-shaped, then you will face difficulty while measuring and adjusting your system.
Where To Keep Studio Monitors?
After measuring the size and shape of your room, you have to keep your studio monitors with a short wall.
Place your computer table along with a short wall and keep the monitors on it. But remember To keep it away from the wall from 10cm to 12cm or 2ft to 3ft.
Don’t place them near the wall because then you will not hear the sound clearly.
So whenever you decide to position your studio monitors, you have to keep them near the short wall.
Height Of The Studio Monitors:
Height is the most important tractor while placement monitors. You have to keep the speaker’s height according to your height.
Make sure to keep it on the speaker stand or any base where the speaker’s height comes equally to your ears.
You can place anything under the monitors to increase its height. Furthermore, you can also buy a studio monitor stand that can be adjusted according to your need
Make A Triangle Of Studio Monitors
This is one of the most important factors that will increase the volume of your speakers.
You have to make a perfect Triangle of both your speakers and yourself. Make sure to rotate the speakers toward yourself and be the third corner of a triangle.
One corner is the left-sided monitor, the second is the right-sided and you are the third corner. You have perfectly made a triangle.
The only thing that will give you fantastic results while listening to editing your music. The experts recommend using this method in monitor placement.
Set the Frequency
Now the last step is to set the frequency and the volume of your monitors. You can set it according to your listening ability and the volume of your speakers.
On the other hand, this step is the last one in the placement of a studio monitor.
It’s time to test your studio monitor. Turn on your system and set the volume of the speaker.
Sit at a distance from the table. Start from 20 Hz and slowly increase volume according to your hearing ability.
Continuously increase the volume until you listen to the music clearly and perfectly. Do not keep the volume high enough to irritate your ears.
If you can perfectly, clearly, and easily hear the sound, it means you have done your job. Now your studio monitor is ready to use.
But if you are not satisfied with the placement of this system or results, you may need to change the position again.
You can follow all these steps again to move the monitor a little bit from its place. Make sure to follow all these steps to get the perfect results.
If you find any difficulty while placing it, you can comment below to solve your problem.
Q: How far should studio monitors be away from the wall?
Ans: it is suggested to keep your monitors 10 to 12 CM away from the wall. But if you keep them two to three feet away from the short wall, it will be better. By placing it away from the wall, you will not face the bass problem.
Q: At what height should studio monitors be?
Ans: You have to place your monitors according to your height. Measure your height from the chair to your ears.
Then set the monitor’s height according to this measurement. This method will increase your hearing ability and what perfectly.😀
Q: Can you lay studio monitors on the side?
Ans: No, you can’t lay, monitors, until they are designed to place them horizontally. It will create hearing issues for you, and you can’t properly and clearly listen to everything.
These are all the steps that you need to know before placing a studio monitor. Make sure to measure the size of your home before Positioning.
And then follow the rest of the steps; if you are still facing any issue regarding replacement, who can ask me by commenting below.
You have to test your monitor before anything because, without testing, you will not know what the actual problem is. Let your monitors work perfectly for you.
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Ehtesham Shehzad is a 24-year-old Blogger. He is a Tech-Enthusiast & Software Engineer and currently doing Masters in Computer Science & Networking from the University Of Pisa Italy.