Yamaha has announced the debut of the next generation of its HS Series, the new HS3 and HS4 two-way bass reflex powered studio monitors offering a compact, portable footprint.
The HS3 and HS4 utilize a class-D amplifier and are also equipped with room control and high trim functions that allow users to make adjustments. Additionally, the rear panels combine XLR/TRS phone, RCA, and stereo mini-jacks for connecting computers, audio interfaces, audio mixers, and electric instruments. Both also incorporateproprietary “Twisted Flare Port” technology that reduces air turbulence noise in the bass reflect port for more clear and accurate bass.
“Empowering expression is the foundation of all that we do at Yamaha, and with this new generation of HS Series, everyone from audio connoisseurs to aspiring production professionals can experience a premium studio set up at home,” says Preston Gray, director of marketing for professional audio at Yamaha Corporation of America. “With this new generation of HS Series, everyone from audio connoisseurs to aspiring production professionals can experience a premium studio set up at home.”
The new HS3 and HS4 will be available in white or black body starting January 4, 2024. Pricing: HS3 white and black — $229.99; HS4 white and black — $249.99. Go here for more specifics.