I know this topic has been covered here before. However, I thought I would see if anyone had any more advice that could be specifically applicable to me. I am looking for a pair of nearfield monitors in the price range of +/- $500.00 that have a relatively flat/transparent frequency response overall, have decent bass (low 40's perhaps?), and are, if this is a thing, good for mixing and mastering sample-based orchestral film/video game music. The room I will be working in with these is roughly 12x14 ft, and has no sound reinforcement. I live in the US, if that's relevant at all.
I have gone through a couple threads devoted to this topic, and have come up with a few ideas:
- Dynaudio BM5A MKII
- Blue Sky eXo2
- Adam Audio A7X (which I've seen used for a little over $500.00, I know the list price is $699.99)
- JBL LSR2328P (which is currently $249.99 on Amazon, is that for both speakers??)
These ideas are just from the last hour of research. I thought I would ask the community for suggestions before I delve further into it. Any help, advice, or recommendations would be wonderful.