Yamaha HS7 Studio Monitor (Single)
Yamaha HS7 (Pair) With Speaker Stands
The new second generation HS7 near-field reference monitors are the industry standard monitors for any studio.
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Yamaha HS7 Active Monitor Product Overview by GAK
The new second generation HS7 near-field reference monitors are the industry standard monitors for any studio. Known for their excellent signal reproduction and superior sound quality, these Yamaha's do not disappoint.
The Yamaha HS5 features; a 6.5" cone woofer and 1" dome tweeter, 43Hz - 30kHz (-10dB), 55Hz - 24kHz (-3dB) frequency response, 60W LF plus 35W HF bi-amp system for high-performance 95W power amplification, ROOM CONTROL and HIGH TRIM response controls, XLR and TRS phone jack inputs accept balanced or unbalanced signals.
Yamaha Product Overview
The Yamaha HS7 is the second generation of 'HS' near-field reference monitors, like the models before them, share the same design philosophy and concepts as the industry standard and legendary NS-10M studio monitors. The Yamaha HS7 provide accurate signal reproduction and superior sound quality.
Ever since the 1970's the iconic white woofer and signature sound of Yamaha's near-field reference monitors have become a genuine industry standard for a reason—their accuracy.
Unlike studio monitors with added bass or treble frequencies which may sound more flattering at first, HS Series speakers were designed to give you the most honest, precise reference possible, providing an ideal sonic platform to build on throughout the mixing process. By combining acquired knowledge and expertise with state-of-the-art sound technologies, Yamaha's speaker engineering team have examined, then optimised, every aspect that has contributed to making these monitors the most trusted in the business.
We recently sat down with one of our ProAudio specialists to go through some of our customers frequently asked questions. Here's some of the feedback:
What input connections do the Yamaha HS7's have? The Yamaha HS series provides you with Male XLR and 1/4 Stereo Jack inputs on the rear panel.
Do I need Acoustic foam (
You do not need acoustic foam (
Dimentions: 8.3 x 13.1 x 11.2" (210 x 332 x 284 mm)
Weight: 18.1 lb (8.2 kg)
How loud is a pair of the Yamaha HS7's? The Yamaha HS7's features a 60W LF woofer and a 35W HF tweeter. Together, each speaker has a 95W output or 190W as a pair.
Will they suit a medium/large studio? Yes, the Yamaha HS7's are ideal for medium to large sized commercial or home-based studios and deliver enough power to comfortably mix in any environment.
The bass extension on the larger models (HS7 & HS8) is better appreciated at higher volumes, making the HS7's ideal for a larger space where they can be "cranked" a little.
Can I use the HS7's with my Phone? Yes. All you need is the correct cable:
Dual Jack (for the back of speakers) to Minijack (phone), or Dual Male XLR (for the back of speakers) to Minijack (phone).
Enjoy hearing things like never before!
Can I use them for DJing? Yes. The HS7's work great as a DJ monitor because they provide enough output power and clarity to really get into it.
The bass extension on the HS7's also comes in handy to really hone in on the bass and kick, beatmatching is hard as it is, it's even harder when you can't hear what you're matching!
Are they available in different colours? Yes. The Yamaha HS series also comes in white!
See HERE: https://www.gak.co.uk/en/yamaha-hs7-active-monitor-white-single/93142
What music genres do they suit best?
Much like the Yamaha HS's 'big brother', the NS10s, the HS series can be used for all styles. The unforgiving and uncomplimentary nature of these monitors makes them ideal for problem-finding and referencing. Unlike studio monitors with boosted bass or treble frequencies, which may sound more flattering at first, HS Series speakers were designed to give you the most honest, precise reference possible across all styles of music.
Having said this, my personal opinion is that the Yamahas truly shine on instrument based music like Rock, Indie and Pop
What is the frequency range of the Yamaha HS7's? The HS7's range from 43Hz to 30kHz.
The high-end control of these monitors is next to none at this price range and the bass extension on the larger models (HS7 & HS8) make the HS7's a truly pleasurable listening experience.
What is Room Control and High Trim? On the rear panel, you will find ROOM CONTROL and HIGH TRIM. These allow you to adjust the performance of your monitors to better suit your space.
Room Control is used to adjust the bass performance depending on how close your speakers are to the wall. 0 is no attenuation (reduction of amplitude). -2 and -4 attenuate the low end from 500hz down by either 2db or 4db. I recommend you find a song you know really well, then find which setting works best for your ears and space.
High Trim is used for boosting or cutting the HS5’s response 2dB above 2kHz, to adjust accordingly for a dull (boost) or live (cut) space.
Do I need a Subwoofer? You do not need a Subwoofer with these monitors, however, it is advised if you want an extra level of control over the bass response.
The Yamaha HS8S Subwoofer is ideal for those of you who desire the signature flat-frequency character of Yamaha's
Bass Extension with HS8S - 22Hz
Bass Extension without HS8S - 43Hz
- This speaker is a 2-way bass-reflew bi-amplified nearfield studio monitor with 6.5" cone woofer and 1" dome tweeter
- 43Hz - 30kHz frequency response
- 60W LF plus 35W HF bi-amped system (95W total)
- ROOM CONTROL and HIGH TRIM response controls
- XLR and TRS phone jack inputs - balanced or unbalanced