1236 Stereo Pair

Go ahead. Be a rock star. Sit in front of 1236s to experience what a top recording artist feels when they have fine-tuned their musical masterpieces. Studio-quality precision and power for your home.

Products in this solution:

2 × 1236A SAM™ Studio Monitor

Products in this solution

1236A SAM™ Studio Monitor


130 dB

Frequency Response

17.5 Hz - 26 kHz (-6dB)


H 1180 x W 960 x D 650 mm, (view in inches)

Key Technologies

Active Crossovers

Directivity Control Waveguide (DCW™) Technology

Intelligent Signal Sensing (ISS™) Technology

Optimized Amplifiers

Protection Circuitry

Smart Active Monitor (SAM™) Systems

Room Response Compensation

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Setting Up Your Speakers

How To Select The Correct Monitors

A monitor, by definition, observes, checks, controls, warns or keeps a continuous record of something. An audio monitor, studio monitor or monitoring speaker is more than just a good-sounding loudspeaker. It is a device used in the process of recording, mixing or broadcasting audio in any environment where accurate listening is needed. A monitor is a professional tool.

How To Place Your Monitors

To create the ideal listening experience, several aspects need to be taken into account when placing the monitors within the listening space. First, you need to identify the listening area within the space and consider where the listener will be placed in relation to the space as well as the studio monitors. These will be influenced by the wall reflections and radiation space around the monitors. With careful planning, your monitor placement will help you enjoy the best possible listening experience!

Monitor Calibration & Improving Acoustics

The acoustic environment of the listening space has a major influence on the sound quality. Walls, ceiling, and floor as well as large objects like mixing consoles, tables, equipment racks, and furniture cause reflections.