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Product Reviews: aktiv 08
November/December 2014 issue of Recording
Magazin features a review of aktiv 05,
aktiv 08 and aktiv
10s by Moritz Hillmayer: "(...) you won't often get so
much sound for your money." / "A
honest impulse stable sound with a proper resolution of the spectrum speaks
for ESI monitors."
The May 2013 issue of Future
Music features a review of aktiv 08 by Jono
Buchanan: "(...) the aktiv 08's are more than competitive"
/ "I found them most honest on mixes (...)" / "Decent
The January 2013 issue of KEYS
(Germany) features a review of both aktiv 05
and aktiv 08 by Martin Person: "In
their price range, the ESI aktiv near field monitors can be considered among the
(UK) checked a pair of our aktiv 08 in
October 2012 - here is a quote: "We can't see how anyone would
be disappointed with the aktiv 08s. Besides being reasonably priced, they
look great and work very well in their correct context."
- check the full review on page 22 here.
DJ Mag (UK)
checked both our aktiv 05 and aktiv
08 in their Top 100 DJ issue of 2012 - here is a quote: "Both of
the speakers in the aktiv range are priced to be in the entry level price bracket
and won't break the bank."
The September 2012 issue of MusicTech
Magazine (UK) features a review of aktiv
05 and aktiv 08. Their verdict for
both model: "Both of these new monitors perform well above
expectations for their price point."