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Carvin Monitors?

Discussion in 'Live Sound [BG]' started by kris pung, Aug 15, 2012.


  1. kris pung

    kris pung

    Jul 25, 2003
    Chicago, IL
  2. mcapote

    mcapote

    Sep 9, 2009
    Miami Florida
    I was considering buying a couple for my band actually i run the LS2153 mains and LS1801 subs and they sound great.
     
  3. Bardley

    Bardley

    Nov 16, 2007
    Louisville, KY
    I have the PM12 monitors and they are great. Carvin is a lot of bang for the buck.
    I would buy the LS series with little hesitation.
     
  4. kris pung

    kris pung

    Jul 25, 2003
    Chicago, IL
    That's kind of what I was thinking.
     
  5. kris pung

    kris pung

    Jul 25, 2003
    Chicago, IL
    Are there any other better recommendations for stage monitoring in this price range?
     
  6. Rip Topaz

    Rip Topaz

    Aug 12, 2005
    Willow Street, PA
    Beta tester for Positive Grid
    I've got 2 of them. They sound great.
     
  7. Dantreige

    Dantreige

    Oct 22, 2009
    Wisconsin
    I have never had a problem with any Carvin gear. Good stuff for the money.
     
  8. SlingBass4

    SlingBass4

    Feb 28, 2009
    Kansas City
    Same here. I sold mine with some other gear a couple years ago, and was thinking of replacing them with a couple of the LS...as my needs lead me that direction. I recently bought a used Carvin C1644 board with anvil case and am tickled pink with it (especially the price). Great bang for yer buck on most Carvin PA gear ;)
     
  9. 39-Bassist

    39-Bassist

    Jul 7, 2010
    Florida
    Endorsing Artist for: Brace Audio; Duncan Pickups; Line6, Hipshot, GHS Strings, Somnium Guitars
    I Have used Carvin monitors for years....I also use those monitors at our church and they sound great for the price. Can't go wrong.
    Good Luck.
     
  10. TimmyP

    TimmyP

    Nov 4, 2003
    Indianapolis, IN
    The one I want to hear is the TRx12N. Quite a bit more money though.
     
  11. kris pung

    kris pung

    Jul 25, 2003
    Chicago, IL
    Thanks all probably going to order a set today!!
     
  12. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    I've been using the LS1503's for years. IIRC, the price has come down as of late....<$300 / cab maybe? Everytime we load out, I tell the bandmates "...man, I'm glad I didn't pay a lot for this stuff".

    Riis
     
  13. D*J*S

    D*J*S

    Mar 20, 2015
    mcapote, I'm thinking about this same setup. Chaining two LS1801's through a Crown XLS2000. Are/were you satisfied in the long run, with this economic configuration?
     

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