The MS16s are very compact monitor speakers that should fit in virtually any studio setup. Despite their small size, these speakers deliver good volume and a fairly neutral sound. The tone controls allow you to further tweak the sound to your liking.
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Pro Balanced sound
With the tone controls set to normal, the sound is fairly neutral and balanced. The highs have good detail and are quite airy and the mids sound natural. The bass is present but is not too powerful.
Pro You can connect a mic and headphones
You’ll be able to monitor audio using headphones, and also gain an extra microphone in port. There are mic in and headphone out ports on the front side of the main speaker. They add extra functionality and are very easy to access.
Pro Two analog input options
You won’t need to manually plug or un-plug cables on a frequent basis. You can connect 3.5mm and RCA audio sources and use them simultaneously.
Pro Very compact
It won’t be difficult to incorporate these speakers into your studio or home entertainment setup. Despite having 4 inch woofers, the speaker cabinets are really compact so you can easily fit them even on a cramped desk.
Pro Good volume from small speakers
The MS16s are very compact yet are still able to deliver a good amount of volume. They are capable of filling a small room with audio.
Pro Tone controls are available
You can easily tweak some aspects of the sound to your liking. On the front side of the main speaker are knobs to adjust the treble and bass levels.
Pro Good sound quality, tone controls and a compact case at an affordable price
These speakers are compact yet are able to deliver a balanced and clean sound at decent volumes. You can also tweak the bass, mids and treble levels to your preference. These are a steal for the price, considering how much functionality you get.
Con Distorts at near max volumes
You may hear some audio distortion when running these speakers near max volume. This can be attributed to the small tweeters and woofers, which are not be capable of pumping out very high volumes.
Con Bass output may not be powerful enough
If you love powerful and boomy bass, then these speakers may fall short of your needs. Even with the bass knob cranked all the way to maximum, the bass output may still not be enough.