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Right monitor is quieter than left one

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asked May 9 in Sceptre, Eris, R-Series by derrickjones11 (120 points)
I bought the 3.5's as my first studio monitor pair earlier this week. I connected everything and the right monitor seems MUCH quieter than the left one. The volume knob has to be turned up very high to get a small amount of sound to come out of the right monitor. Is this a possible defect or am I doing something wrong?

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answered May 11 by edramsey (2,030 points)

Of course, it could be a defect, but there might be other things also. Have you swapped speakers to see if there is a difference? Not the cables but the speakers? I had a situation in an apartment where my right speaker was closer to a corner of the room and that completely sucked the volume out of the speaker. I tried swapping the cables to no effect and was going to send them back. Someone suggested I swap the speakers and they both exhibited the same behavior on the right. I moved my mixing desk away from the corner as far as I could, and another foot or so from the wall and that helped a lot. Good luck with solving your problem.

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answered Jun 22 by kgabanemohlaudi (140 points)

This is not an answer but me also wondering if you ever found a solution to your problem as I’m currently going through the exact same thing with no hope