Music producers, enthusiasts and sound engineers will tell you that the Yamaha NS10 was one of the most important speakers in pop music history. In the 90s the NS10 was every record producer’s best mate. This speaker was well known for revealing all imperfection and flaws in recordings, which was why most producers used it as a monitor in their studios. Obviously, this inability to avoid the imperfections in sound meant the Yamaha NS10 could, in fact, become a producer’s worst enemy. Unfortunately, this super speaker, which inspired strong emotions was discontinued leaving many in search of a replacement.
But not all is lost, a great studio monitor from Yamaha arrises, The Yamaha HS8. This speaker is the closest to the NS10 currently on the market, and it is a great piece of equipment for your home or professional studio set up. Like the Yamaha NS10, this speaker offers incomparable clarity, so that every single detail good and bad can be heard clearly. The bass reflex system and the 8″ 75-watt con woofer also mean that there no need to use a subwoofer. If you were a fan of the Yamaha NS10 and are now looking for a modern alternative, then you can not go wrong with the Yamaha HS8.
Every single detail is clearly reproduced and amplified, making this speaker perfect for producers looking for a recording monitor. If you can hear everything in the mix then you’re able to correct it and produce flawless music. The two control systems: room control and high trim control mean the speaker is perfectly adaptable to any room or studio. The Yamaha HS8 is made for producers and audiophiles, independently of what type of studio or room they are set up they are easily adaptable. The Yamaha HS8 isn’t quite the NS10, but it is a fantastic alternative that doesn’t disappoint.