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Old 12-06-2019, 04:16 AM
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Default Genelec 5.1?

What are your thoughts on Genelec 8320 / 8330 with 7350 sub for a 5.1 setup for television broadcast?

Room size = 18ft x 12ft approx

Using Protools 2018 with D-command.

I'm also running short on XLR I/Os on my patch, so I can use the digital XLR options and ethernet.


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Old 12-06-2019, 10:25 AM
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Default Re: Genelec 5.1?

You'd love it. Plenty of power for that size room. I have a similar size room but I use the JBL LSR4300 series so I'm partial to that. Might be worth looking into if you can find a set. I use it with AES.
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Old 12-06-2019, 03:23 PM
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Default Re: Genelec 5.1?

Check out the 8330 specs for max spl:
https://www.genelec.com/8330a

You need up to 20 db so if your monitoring at
82 for example you will need 102 .
It does 104.
If you monitor any higher you MIGHT run out of headroom
depending what you are mixing. If you do decide on
going with the Genelecs it only makes sense to go with
the 8330.
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Default Re: Genelec 5.1?

To be able to use Genelec's built-in bass management you need to use analog inputs into the sub and continue analog from there to the 5 monitors. If you want to use AES/EBU, you'd need the Genelec 9301a interface

The older 7200 series subs had multi-channel AES inputs, which work very well, so if you can find one of those, it would suit you well.
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8330 (or 8331 if you have the budget) and 7360 sub would be my recommendation for your room dimensions. If you want to go AES and bass management on top of the Lfe channel, you´ll need the 9301 unit.
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