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Fostex PM6.4.1 6" 3-Way Studio Montior (Pair)

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The PM6.4.1 is the very first 3-way monitor speaker from Fostex consisting of 6" woofer, 4" midrange and 3/4" tweeter. Powered by a 60W, 18W and 18W ...Click To Read More About This Product

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6" Three-way monitors with true tri-amp.

The PM6.4.1 is the very first 3-way monitor speaker from Fostex consisting of 6" woofer, 4" midrange and 3/4" tweeter. Powered by a 60W, 18W and 18W independent amplifier for wider frequency range reproduction - a first for a Fostex PM-series monitor.

It features a 6" woofer, 4" midrange and 3/4" tweeter driven by 60W, 18W and 18W independent power amplifier respectively. The built-in channel divider provides ideally overlapped frequency crossovers for smoothest connections between the drivers. The midrange and tweeter are positioned symmetrically on the Left and Right to minimize the physical height of the enclosure boxes as well as to minimize the affect of diffraction. The woofer and the midrange are housed in an individual chamber respectively inside the enclosure box to have little interference between the drivers.

3-step level adjustments are provided for HIGH at +1/0/-1dB and LOW at +3/0/-3dB. The diaphragm for the woofer and the midrange is highly rigid with moderate internal loss being made of highly elastic Kevlar papered by Fostex's original engineering to reproduce any type of input source. The tweeter diaphragm is UFLC (Urethane Film Laminated Cloth) soft dome type to reproduce any types of high frequencies keeping its own transparency.

FEATURES
60W, 18W and 18W independent power amplifiers
Soft dome tweeter
4" mid-range driver
6" low frequency woofer
3-Step level adjustments are provided for HIGH at +1/0/-1dB and LOW at +3/0/-3dB
2 x Inputs: TRS balanced and XLR balanced

Order today for a compact, professional monitoring system.

SPECIFICATIONS
Speaker Section
LF driver: 6" (20cm) cone speaker
Midrange dirver: 4" (10cm) cone speaker
HF driver: 3/4" (19mm) soft dome
Frequency Response: 50 Hz “ 25kHz (+-3dB)

Amplifier Section
INPUT A
Connector: 6mm dia. TRS phone (balanced)
Input Level: -10dBV
Impedance: 20kOhm or more
INPUT B
Connector: XLR-3-31 (balanced)
Input Level: +4dBu
Impedance: 20kOhm or more
OUTPUT POWER: LF 60W, MID 18W, HF 18W
CONTROLS
Low +-3dB at around 60Hz
High +-1dB at around 10kHz

General
Power Consumption: 60W
Power Requirement: US 120VAC, 60Hz
EUR/UK/AUS 230VAC, 50/60Hz
CHN 220VAC, 50Hz
Dimensions:10.6" (W) x 17" (H) x 11.4" (D)
Net Weight: 13.4kg
Supplied accessories: IEC power cable
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FostexPM6.4.1 6" 3-Way Studio Montior (Pair)
 
4.9

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (9)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Compact (3)
  • Durable (3)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Professional recording (8)
  • Home studio (6)
  • Amateur recording (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Professional musician (5), Experienced (3)

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(10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Fostax quality at reasonable price

By Henry

from Syracuse, NY

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Pros

  • Clear Sound
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Home Studio
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Fostex PM6.4.1 6" 3-Way Studio Montior (Pair):

    I have long be fascinated by the 3 speaker studio monitor, but had neither the space nor the budget for a professional 3 speaker powered studio monitor. This Fostex provides me with experience with this type of monitor at an affordable price. I have the 6 inch variant of this product line. The high and mid frequencies are provided with extraordinary detail. The low frequencies are also well represented as best I can tell, but do not expect the performance of an 8 inch woofer or subwoofer from these. As best I can tell, they render neutral and correlate well with my experience with their predecessor, the Mackie HR824 which I have worked with for many years.

    The speakers appear to be very well made and well engineered. I wish that they had a sleep mode, like the Mackies had, but they do not.

    This product is no different than my experience with other Fostex products. Excellent quality for an excellent price.

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Exceptional Value: Warm, Detailed Sound

    By lf

    from Portland, OR

    About Me Professional Musician

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Easy To Use
    • Warm sound

    Cons

    • No Bass Below 55hz
    • Noisy When Turned Up

    Best Uses

    • 8 X 10 Ft Room
    • 8x10 Room
    • Home Studio
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Fostex PM6.4.1 6" 3-Way Studio Montior (Pair):

    Tweeter is noisy when the internal amp is turned up all the way. Noise has no relation to input source. Fostex manual says, "Set the gain of both monitors at MEDIUM setting and slowly bring up the gain of the console." If you do this the noise floor is quite acceptable.

    I like the tri-amped design. The midrange speaker makes a big difference in quality. I also own a Tapco S-8 biamped speaker with an 8" woofer and that setup can easily go down to 40hz (low E on bass) and be turned up all the way while whisper quiet.

    These speakers are smaller and unique in design. i got a great deal on a restock.

    (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I'm Satisfied

    By Eduard Rochester

    from Chula Vista, CA

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Home Studio
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Fostex PM6.4.1 6" 3-Way Studio Montior (Pair):

      These monitors work just as described. I use them mainly for narrating audio books. They produce a true, flat sound that lets me to know exactly how I will be heard by the listener. They have plenty of power--far more than I'll ever need for my home studio environment.

      I bought a pair of speaker stands so that I could place the monitors off my equipment desk. I also bought some inexpensive, flexible, mesh tubing (for insulation) and threaded the speaker cable through it. This drastically reduced interference from all the power supplies and power cords I have in close proximity to the behind my recording desk.

      I bought these monitors used but in excellent condition, so I saved quite a bit of money. But these speakers were very economically priced at Musician's Friend from the get go. No matter whether you buy them used or new, you're going to be very satisfied.

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Awesome Monitors!!

      By Alex L

      from Rancho Cucamonga

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Fostex PM6.4.1 6" 3-Way Studio Montior (Pair):

        That is the ONLY brand that gives 6 inch 3-way studio monitor! Very clear sound, the middle range speaker helps a lot!! Deep and tight specific bass,clear middle & crystal high frequency. Very easy to make a right master balance. From this range of price this is the best solution for a small control room. You wont regret.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Big Timer

        By Homer J

        from Jefferson City, MO

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        Pros

        • Clear Sound

        Cons

        • Bulky/Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Home Studio
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Fostex PM6.4.1 6" 3-Way Studio Montior (Pair):

        These made an immediate impact upon my home recordings. In my experience, after 30+ years of recording, they have the best sound reproduction I have ever heard.

        I got them as restock and can't see that they had ever been opened before. I won't worry about buying restock items from MF again.

         
        5.0

        fantasic

        By robbie

        from iowa

        About Me Professional Musician

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Fostex PM6.4.1 6" 3-Way Studio Montior (Pair):

          fantastic i bought 2 pair for my studio A and studio B

          (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great sounding monitors

          By Rick

          from Central Florida

          About Me Professional Musician

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          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Home Studio

            Comments about Fostex PM6.4.1 6" 3-Way Studio Montior (Pair):

            These speakers are exceptional. They surpass my expectations.

            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Awesome

            By Xander

            from New York, NY

            About Me Novice

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Fostex PM6.4.1 6" 3-Way Studio Montior (Pair):

                These monitors sound as i expected them to. they look well made and sound clear

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Really Smooth!

                By pjcorn

                from Minneapolis

                About Me Professional Musician

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                Pros

                • Clear Sound

                Cons

                • Power Switch Location

                Best Uses

                • Home Studio
                • Professional Recording

                Comments about Fostex PM6.4.1 6" 3-Way Studio Montior (Pair):

                These things sound great. Nice and flat. Even though the power switch is in a tough spot, I still gave them 5 stars just because they sound really nice!

                (0 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Gift to the Gregory Brothers

                By Aoneandatwo34

                from Radford, VA

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Fostex PM6.4.1 6" 3-Way Studio Montior (Pair):

                  I haven't even taken the monitors out of the box, but my sons and daughter-in-law were here (they are the Gregory Brothers) and I offered them these monitors and they were pleased with what they saw. They will be the folks that give these a "run for their money!" I have been pleased by all my purchases from Musician's Friend (and my children have too since I've given them a fair amount of what I've bought). Thank you.

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