Tech Tips

Can the M030 and M040 models be positioned against a wall? - Tip 15

Can the M030 and M040 models be positioned against a wall? - Tip 15Yes, the M030 and M040 models have been designed so that they can easily be placed with their back panel right against a wall. How is that possible? – M Series models utilise a back panel design which...

How to reduce the Volume on DSP Monitors in Stand alone Mode - Tip 11

In fact, the complete question is: - how to precisely reduce the volume on Genelec DSP monitors in Stand alone 'stored settings' mode and keep at the same time the full dynamic range of the digital si...

What is the effect of using a table stand on a monitor’s frequency response – Tip 14

What is the effect of using a table stand on a monitor’s frequency response – Tip 14First let’s look at the measurements of a typical small two-way monitor placed on a large surface with and without Genelec L-shaped table stand.

The red curve illustrates the measurement of a 6010A mo...

How to connect an Audio Source with Stereo Unbalanced Output to your Monitors - Tip 10

How to connect an Audio Source with Stereo Unbalanced Output to your Monitors - Tip 10Use the wiring conventions shown below. It is important that all of the connections are made otherwise there could be a loss of input signal level (e.g. XLR pin 3 left floating) or induced hum (e.g. c...

What is the difference between A and B version of 8020 - Tip 13

What is the difference between A and B version of 8020 - Tip 13With the introduction of the 8020B, Genelec is putting more emphasis on environmental care and improved usability.

The mains power switch is now located on the enclosure’s rear panel whilst the rota...

Rectangular Rooms and Resonant Modes - Tip 9

Rectangular Rooms and Resonant Modes - Tip 9Every realistic room (with the exception of a perfect anechoic chamber) has a set of resonant frequencies. These frequencies and how much they boost the sound level at the resonant frequencies are def...

What is the Quality of Digital Audio when attenuated using Genelec Volume Control - Tip 12

It is well known that attenuation of the digital audio signal in a DSP processor decreases the number of significant bits representing the data. This is called quantization. Coarse quantization (very ...

Where to place Loudspeakers in a 5.1 Setup - Tip 8

Where to place Loudspeakers in a 5.1 Setup - Tip 8There are recommendations from various organizations on the correct placement of loudspeakers for a 5.1 surround sound installation. In general, they all agree on the following positioning in the hori...

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