Fluid Audio F5 – ‘Professional Sound’ at an affordable package

fluid audio f5 review

“One factor just blew us out ! The stereo image that Fluid Audio F5’s created and the power these little guys delivered”

The Fluid Audio F5 (Fader Series) comes with a 5″ driver and a front bass-reflex port. These were called the budget monitors but sounded absolutely professional with a tight and punchy bass response. The power and clarity at the Mid-range made us go blind to the harsh top end. One factor just blew us out ! The stereo image that the Fluid Audio F5’s created and the power these little guys delivered. The listening environment was just a small 10X10 room with two bass traps.

 

Technical Specifications:

Frequency response: 49 Hz – 22 kHz (+/-3dB)
• Crossover frequency: 2.5 kHz
• Low-frequency amplifier power: 40 watts
• High-frequency amplifier power: 30 watts
• Signal-to-noise: > 100 dB (typical A-weighted)
• Polarity: Positive signal at + input produces outward LF one displacement
• Input impedance: 20 k ohms balanced, 10 k ohms unbalanced
• Input sensitivity: 85 mV pink noise input produces 90dBA output SPL @ one meter with volume control at maximum (101dB Max SPL)
• Power: 115V ~50/60 Hz or 230V~50/60 Hz user switchable
• Protection: RF interference, output current limiting, over temperature, turn-on/off transient, subsonic filter, external mains fuse
• Cabinet: Vinyl-laminated MDF
• Size (single monitor): 10.25” x 6.9” x 7.7” / 260 x 176 x 195 mm
• Weight (single monitor): 11 lbs / 5 kg

 

The body is well reinforced with MDF and does not have any resonance issue. The classic old-school look of the F5s also added few brownie points. Kevin Zuccaro, an ex-JBL engineer has done an absolutely brilliant job on the F5s.

 

Few good reasons to go for the F5’s:

  • Affordable and delivers professional quality
  • Best suitable pair of monitors for beginners that can be used up to professional level
  • Works well in a small and untreated environment
  • Creates brilliant stereo image and a clear mid-range
  • Loaded with enough power to hit your mixes hard
  • Looks simple and cool

 

Conclusion :

If you guys are looking out for an affordable pair of Studio Monitors with  good frequency response, wide stereo image, excellent power and with classic looks, the F5s are your best buy option. The F5s are the best option for all aspiring Sound Engineers starting out their career in this industry. Connect with us for more details.

Competitor : JBL LSR305 

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