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Originally designed as a monitor for a top recording studio, the Legacy Studio HD offers unmatched clarity and dynamics in a compact enclosure. Don’t let its size fool you. The Studio HD is a butt kickin’ compact monitor featuring an 8” Silver/Graphite bass/midrange driver and a 1” dual pole AMT folded ribbon.
The sound is open and airy, yet a kick drum “feels” like a kick drum. Vocals are robust and effortless. You can hear lungs fill with air before the first note is sung.
Studio HD excels as both a left and right main speaker, as well as a surround speaker for Atmos® systems. Coupled with the Metro XD subwoofer, Studio HD offers a building block approach to true high-end audio.
The Studio HD cabinet is constructed of 1.125" MDF and is available in a wide variety of décor friendly finishes, such as the premium Black Pearl, shown here.
“If you’re a foot-tapping fanatic of pace, rhythm, and timing, this might be the loudspeaker of your dreams.” Herb Reichert, Stereophile
1” Dual Pole AMT
The Legacy 1” dual pole AMT folded ribbon delivers airy and clear highs up to 30 kHz and is the same award-winning Legacy AMT found in the larger Focus SE & Aeris floor-standing speakers.
8” Proprietary Woofer
Studio HD features a proprietary 8” woven Silver/Graphite bass/midrange driver with a cast basket. The woofer is crossed over at 2.8kHz and a phase plug is implemented to prevent acoustic interference across the larger surface area of the driver. Thanks to extra deep tuning of this ultra-efficient driver, the Studio HD keep perfect rhythm down to the lowest note on the bass guitar- E 41 Hz.
The rear terminal plate of the Studio HD features removable copper jumpers to facilitate bi-amping or bi-wiring if desired. The dual binding posts accommodate banana, spade or bare wire connections.
Independent high and low frequency contour switches allow you to adjust the speaker to your room.
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- Application: Studio grade reference monitor
- System Type: 2 Driver, 2 Way
- Tweeter: 1" dual pole AMT folded ribbon
- Midwoofer: 8" Silver/Graphite woven diaphragm, cast basket, phase compensation plug
- Frequency Alignment: B4 Reflex, rear ported
- Inputs: 2 pair binding posts for Treble and Bass
- Recommended Amplification: 15-200 watts
- Frequency Response (Hz +/- 2dB): 41-30k
- Impedance: 4 Ohm
- Sensitivity: 91 dB (2.83V @ 1m)
- Crossover: 2.8k
- Dimensions (HxWxD, inches) 13 x 10.8 x 10.8
- Weight: 30 lbs each
- Shipping Weight: 74 lbs per pair
- Article: Legacy Studio HD is 2022 Stereophile Recommended Component
- Article: Studio HD: 2021 Stereophile Recommended Component
- Article: Daniel Shores: 2020 GRAMMY Award Nominee & Legacy User
- Article: "Over-achieving Legacy Studio HDs are Refined, Big, Powerful, Extroverted."
- Article: Legacy is a 2019 Recommended Component at Stereophile
- Article: Legacy Studio HD is 2018 Recommended Stereophile Speaker Award Winner
- Article: Legacy Wows at AXPONA 2018, "I Score the Legacy VALORS A+, Summa Cum Laude!"
- Article: Legacy Impresses at AXPONA 2017: "Truly Outstanding Sound"
- Article: Legacy Studio HD is Bookshelf Speaker of The Year
- Article: Sono Luminus
- Review: “Legacy Studio HD will divide and organize every single note being played with stunning clarity.”
- Review: "The Legacy Studio HD provided the best mid and high frequency detail I've ever heard in my room."
- Review: Legacy Studio HD Review: "Sounds Bigger Than It Looks"
- Review: Independent Review of Legacy Marquis HD & Studio HD Speakers
- Review: Review: Legacy Studio HD "Generate A Large Solid Sound Stage"
- Review: SoundStage's Legacy Audio Studio HD Loudspeaker Review
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