Audio/Home Theater Studio HD

Studio HD

The new Studio HD is a butt kickin’ compact monitor utilizing the same pleated ribbon tweeter and 8” midwoofer as its bigger brother, Classic HD.  Studio has been a favorite among professionals for a decade.

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 1" folded AMT tweeter. 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. 

The rear terminal plate features removable copper jumpers to facilitate bi-amping if desired. Independent high and low frequency contour switches allow you to adjust the speaker to your room. Small speakers often come with trade-offs. Not the case with the Studio HD's. Thanks to extra deep tuning of the ultra efficient midrange/bass driver, they keep perfect rhythm down to the lowest note on the bass guitar - E 41Hz. 

The Studio HD's can serve as front mains or as side or rear channels with ease. Coupled with the Metro subwoofer, Studio HD offers a building block approach to true high-end audio. 

The editor of Pro Audio Review wrote:

"An excellent imaging speaker system, the Studio HDs are impressive in the amount of information they convey. On 24 bit/96kHz recordings, the Studio HDs sound very natural with accurate presence and imaging deep and wide. The bass also appeared more accurate than my original Studios. The transient response is quite good; cymbals reflect the speed and air of a well recorded setup, without a hint of harshness… just like it sounds in the session.

My listening notes contained the word “accurate” over and over. As for negatives with the Studio HDs, I simply found none. They sound great, look good, and are easy to place." - John Gatski, PAR

Product Reviews “The Legacy Studio HD provided the best mid and high frequency detail I’ve ever heard in my room.”
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Sensible Sound Review of Legacy Studio
John Gatski Review of Studio
Anthony Chiarella Review of Legacy Studio
Product Manual Download (2 MB)
System Type: 2 Driver, 2 Way
Tweeter: 1" dual pole AMT folded ribbon
Midwoofer: (1) 8" Silver/Graphite woven diaphragm, cast basket, phase compensation plug
Low Frequency Alignment: B4 Reflex
Frequency Response (Hz +/- 2dB): 41-30k
Impedance: 4 Ohm
Sensitivity (Room, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) ): 93 dB
Recommended Amplification: 25 - 200 watts
Crossover: 2.8k
Binding Posts: 2 Pair
Weight: 30 lbs each
Dimensions (HxWxD): 13 x 10.8 x 10.8
Shipping Weight: 74 lbs per pair
Available Finishes:

Legacy Studio HD in Rosewood finish

Legacy Studio HD in Natural Cherry Finish

Legacy Studio HD in Rosewood finish

Legacy Studio HD in Black Pearl finish

Legacy Studio HD in Cabernet Sapele Pommele finish

Legacy Studio HD in Birdseye Maple finish

Legacy Studio HD in Black Pearl finish

Legacy Audio Whisper XDS, Marquis HD, Studio HD, and Xtreme XD subwoofer shown in Olive Ash Burl finish

Legacy Studio HD Rosewood finish

Legacy Studio HD in Rosewood finish

Legacy Studio HD in Black Pearl finish

Legacy terminal plate

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