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    +1 on passive over active speakers.... thou i am pretty sure from what you have said in post's you just need a good pair of active studio speakers to mix on at your house they will give you good sound to money.

    If you are look at playing to a group of people +20 or in a large room more than once a month then save your money and get good PA speakers. If not get smaller speaker you can happy with, rent a PA for bigger nights and recoup on the door. You can get a rented 15k bar nine rig in UK with engineers for 400 a night.
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    Considering some krk rokits, then saving up for some mackie thump 15's so I've got both angles covered

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    Yeah I have those speakers you linked OP, and I wouldn't recommend for anything EDM... The bass just dissapears and sounds like shit... which is why I'm looking for a good sub myself to add... Sorry for derailing the thread abit but might aswell ask here... if I want to add a subwoover (active) how would I go about setting that up? I have a DJM 400 and I have no outputs left. So can I just use the line out from one of my speakers or what?

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    Both the Mackie Thumps and JBL Eons are decent.

    I'd go active as is easier to just plug in and play
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    thats what im thinking about actives. put them down, plug into the wall and one cable each into the mixer and press play

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    found the alesis M1 520's nice and cheap. whats the difference between usb and non usb versions? all i can see is that the non usb have 2 power plugs and you plug each channel individually?

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    Woah output to sub and then out from sub to tops or buy an active xover preferably with built in limiter. I also have one of these in my rack which gives loads of options re signal path. Don't always use it as it's not top quality but it's there if I need it
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    I wrote a rather large article on PA systems awhile back and how to build and run one. Search is your friend here
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    Quote Originally Posted by DJ Sunshine View Post
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    It might be a friend, but on most forums, it's that friend who's super annoying, gives you a too much info when you ask a question, and may not have ever worked in his/her life.

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