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post #11 of 17
The Rokit's sound much less grainy at higher volumes and sound much crisper. The BX5a's quite frankly are overrated imho; there are a handful of 200 dollar speakers that perform much better.
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well than ocn help me find my best bet for <280!
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im in love with the krk 5's drool.gif

can someone find me a deal on the 6's? i want these to last me a while
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post #14 of 17
Sorry for the plug but I do have some LNIB BX5a's.

http://www.overclock.net/audio/892123-fs-pics-added-lnib-m-audio.html

Both speakers have their +/-. The driver on the BX5a's is a bit bigger than the Rokit 5's by a 1/4". Overall the speakers are about the same size but the face on the Rokit is domed outward a bit by about 1".

I like the volume knob on the BX5a's better. The input's on them are the same XLR, TRS but the Rokit also has an RCA if you want that.

Sound wise for me (my ear) I like them both, IMO the BX5a's have a bit more bass than the Rokit's if you're into bass.

I have other thoughts but that's it for now.
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If you have a Guitar Center nearby, I suggest you going there to compare the monitors for yourself
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Originally Posted by ThumperSD;11908616 
If you have a Guitar Center nearby, I suggest you going there to compare the monitors for yourself

i wish guitar center would open up in Canada... i remember when my dad used to take me there when I had no appreciation for Audio....sad...i miss the days
post #17 of 17
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hell its my birthday, ill go out of my price range and get the rokit 6's
anything better i can get other than the rokit 6's?
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