Best Of 2018 Speakers Under $500

SVS PB12-NSD Black Ash 12-inch 400 Watt Powered Subwoofer
35 Reviews
SVS PB12-NSD Black Ash 12-inch 400 Watt Powered Subwoofer
  • The PB12-NSD sub is the ultimate sub over-achiever at an all-time low-price for an SVS ported sub delivering room-shaking, pants-flapping bass, for a fraction of the cost of the typical high-performance home theater sub.
  • High-excursion 12-inch driver and 400 watts RMS, 800 watts peak power Sledge DSP amplifier delivers effortless power and extension with pinpoint control and accuracy as well as advanced tuning functions not available anywhere close to the price.
  • Versatile connectivity options for easy set-up and integration into any home theater or stereo system, including: separate high-passed and unfiltered line level outputs, continuously variable low pass filter and DSP controls for optimized performance and refined behavior.
  • SPLs and output compares with much larger powered sub designs, but with greater control and musicality from the massive motor, sophisticated Sledge amplifier and precisely tuned cabinet.
  • Equally adaptable for music, movies, TV and gaming, in any room, the PB12-NSD produces deep, tight and articulate bass at any drive level with pinpoint accuracy and transient speed.

SVS SB12-NSD - 12', 400-watt DSP Controlled, Sealed Box Subwoofer (Black Ash)
116 Reviews
SVS SB12-NSD - 12", 400-watt DSP Controlled, Sealed Box Subwoofer (Black Ash)
  • 14" cube and only 35 pounds - easy to move and locate anywhere. • Stylish curved metal grille.
  • Perfect for college dorms, apartments and small home theaters, the SB12-NSD will satisfy your craving for that famous SVS sound in an attractive, lightweight and compact form factor. Small never had it so good - naturally from SVS.
  • Barely cracking 14" on all sides and weighing a mere 35 pounds, this smallest SVS is easily portable and will fit almost anywhere in your listening room. But you won't want to hide a subwoofer this attractive; the SB12-NSD has the classy looks to match its remarkable performance.
  • Our Sledge STA-400D amplifier sports technology and features simply not found anywhere else at this price point. Starting with a conservatively rated 400 watts of power - a perfect match for the rugged NSD-12 driver. • 400 watts RMS continuous power (800 watts peak dynamic power). • Efficient, cool-running Class D power with 'green' standby mode. • Stereo line-level RCA input/output connections.
  • You won't find old-fashioned analog pots on this amp - every control knob is actually a digital actuator for precise and noise-free adjustment. And comprehensive and flexible connectivity options allow for easy set-up and integration into any home theater or stereo system. • Separate high-passed and unfiltered line level outputs. • Continuously variable low pass filter. • DSP control for optimized performance and refined behavior

(2) Rockville APM8C 8' Powered Studio Monitors+Active 10' Subwoofer+Stands+Pads
10 Reviews
(2) Rockville APM8C 8" Powered Studio Monitors+Active 10" Subwoofer+Stands+Pads
  • Rockville APM8C 8" 2-Way 500 Watt Active Pair of USB Studio Monitor Speakers in Classic Wood Finish (Pair). RMS 250 Watt. Two-Way Active Studio Monitor Speaker System. Quad Amp Design: Each Driver Features Frequency Specific Independent Amplifiers. Enclosure is made of top quality MDF wood. Our enclosure is not particle board, it is true high-grade MDF! The enclosure is 0.5" thick while the front board of it is a full 1" thickness to give you the ultimate best sound quality!
  • Rockville APM10C 10" 400 Watt Active Studio Subwoofer in Classic Wood Finish. Built-in Class D Amplifier. 200 Watt RMS . Enclosure is made of top quality MDF wood. The front-firing port is built to the perfect spec to enhance the sound. Class "D" Amplifier Circuitry with Auto-Switching Power Supply. LED Power on/Stand-by Indicator on Rear Panel.
  • Studio Monitor Stands (Pair). Adjustable Height. Steel Construction. Nylon clutch for adjusting. EVA Pad on top to eliminate unwanted vibrations. Triple enforced steel base with ultimate sturdiness. Black Color. Weight capacity: 80 lbs. Adjustable height Range: 33-45 inches. Base: 17.7 x 17.7 x 17.7 inches. Top Plate: 9.05 x 9.45 inches. Tube Diameter: 1.5 inch- 1.37 inch.
  • Rockville RRS263M Monitor Isolation Pads. 10.5" x 13". 3 Adjustable Angles. High quality, high density foam. Eliminates vibrations and unwanted noises in your studio. Price is for (2) pads which accommodates (2) speakers.
  • The Rockville APM8 Active Studio Monitor Comes in Pairs and each monitor is bi-amped. What this means is that there is a separate amp for the highs and a separate amp for the lows! Each speaker has 250 watts peak output power and 125 watts RMS giving you a total of 500 watts peak and 250 watts RMS per pair. We spent a lot of time developing the most premium studio monitors we ever built

Emotiva Audio T1 Tower Speakers, Black (each)
5 Reviews
Emotiva Audio T1 Tower Speakers, Black (each)
  • Superb sound quality that lets you hear every nuance of detail in your favorite piece of music, without the slightest hint of harshness or fatigue.
  • Advanced Air folded ribbon high-frequency driver for precise high-frequency reproduction, carefully designed woven fiber midrange for uncolored sound, and advanced low-frequency drivers.
  • A precision crossover, constructed of high-quality components, to route each portion of the audio spectrum to the appropriate drivers.
  • Attractive Minimum Acoustic Signature cabinet, which features a futuristic faceted design that minimizes diffraction and room interactions.
  • A front bezel with an elegant black lacquer satin finish, a stylish magnetically attached grill, and high-quality low maintenance textured vinyl on the sides and back panels.

Package: Pair of Rockville APM6W 6.5' 2 Way 350W Monitors + APM10W 10' 400W Sub + RCDSTR10B 10' Nickel Plated 1/4' TRS to Dual 1/4' TS Cable + 10' Dual RCA to Dual RCA Cable + Stands + Isolation Pads
3 Reviews
Package: Pair of Rockville APM6W 6.5" 2 Way 350W Monitors + APM10W 10" 400W Sub + RCDSTR10B 10' Nickel Plated 1/4" TRS to Dual 1/4" TS Cable + 10' Dual RCA to Dual RCA Cable + Stands + Isolation Pads
  • Rockville APM6W 6.5" 2-Way 350 Watt Powered USB Studio Monitor Speakers in White (Pair). Two-Way Active Studio Monitor Speaker System. Quad Amp Design: Each Driver Features Frequency Specific Independent Amplifiers. Enclosure is made of top quality MDF wood. Our enclosure is not particleboard, it is true high-grade MDF!
  • Comes in 3 enclosure finish options Wood finish painted black. Wood finish painted white. Wood finish with vinyl front board. We use "baking paint" made for wood surface. It lasts long and is the best paint for speakers!. Beautiful finish is matte with a slight shine to it. Our designers spent a lot of time on the color to make it beautiful and elegant looking to improve the appearance of your studio or room.
  • Rockville APM10W 10" 400 Watt Active Studio Subwoofer in White. Enclosure is made of top quality MDF wood. Our enclosure is not particleboard it is true high-grade MDF! The enclosure is 0.7" thick while the front board of it is a full 1.34" thickness to give you the ultimate best sound quality! Comes in 3 enclosure finish options Wood finish painted black.
  • Rockville RCDSTR10B Nickel-Plated 1/4" TRS to Dual Mono 1/4" TS Cable. Perfect for connecting a channel insert on a mixer to an effects processor. Perfect to connect a keyboard to a mixer. Perfect to connect an in ear monitor system to a mixer. Nickel-Plated Plugs for Rugged Durability and Efficient Signal Transfer
  • Rockville RRS190S: Monitor Isolation Pads. High quality, High Density Foam. Eliminates vibrations and unwanted noises in your studio. Price is for (2) pads which accommodates (2) speakers

Focusrite iTrack Dock Studio Pack Recording Interface+Mic+Headphones+2) Monitors
2 Reviews
Focusrite iTrack Dock Studio Pack Recording Interface+Mic+Headphones+2) Monitors
  • Focusrite iTrack Dock Studio Pack iPad Recording Interface +Mic+ Headphones +Cable . MIDI controllers we have tested with iTrack Dock's MIDI port:. Novation Launchpad S. Novation Launchkey range (mini, 25, 49, 61). Novation Impulse range (25, 49, 61). Novation Launchpad mini. Novation Launch Control. Novation SL MkII range (25, 49, 61) Please note, the Novation SL MKII range needs external power to work with the iTrack Dock.
  • M-Audio Oxygen range (25, 61). M-Audio Axiom Air mini. Alesis Q49. Alesis QX61. Akai Max 49 Please note, the Akai Max 49 needs external power to work with the iTrack Dock. Known incompatible controllers:. Korg microkey 37. Korg MS20ic. Analogue Input Performance - Mic:. Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz / 2 dB (minimum gain). THD+N: 99dB (minimum gain, 1dBFS input with 20Hz/20kHz bandpass filter).
  • Equivalent Input Noise (EIN): 125dBu CCIR-RMS (measured at maximum gain with 150 ohm termination). Gain Range: 4dB to 46dB (dBFS / dBu) 1dB. Max Input Level: > 4dBu (at 1% THD). Analogue Input Performance - Line:. Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz /0.2dB (minimum gain). THD+N: < -98dB (min gain, -1dBFS at output and 20Hz/20kHz bandpass filter). Noise (NiPoS): <104 dBFS CCIR-RMS (measured at min.
  • Rockville APM5W 5.25" 2-Way 250 Watt Powered USB Studio Monitor Speakers  in White ( Pair). 125 Watt RMS. Two-Way Active Studio Monitor Speaker System. Quad Amp Design: Each Driver Features Frequency Specific Independent Amplifiers. Enclosure is made of top quality MDF wood. Our enclosure is not particle board, it is true high-grade MDF! The enclosure is 0.5" thick while the front board of it is a full 1" thickness to give you the ultimate best sound quality!.
  • Comes in 3 enclosure finish options Wood finish painted black. Wood finish painted white. Wood finish with vinyl front board. We use "baking paint" made for wood surface. It lasts long and is the best paint for speakers!. Beautiful finish is matte with a slight shine to it. Our designers spent a lot of time on the color to make it beautiful and elegant looking to improve the appearance of your studio or room.

Pair Rockville APM8C 8' 2-Way 500 Watt Powered USB Studio Monitors+Stands+Pads
5 Reviews
Pair Rockville APM8C 8" 2-Way 500 Watt Powered USB Studio Monitors+Stands+Pads
  • Rockville APM8C 8" 2-Way 500 Watt Active Pair of USB Studio Monitor Speakers in Classic Wood Finish (Pair). RMS 250 Watt. Two-Way Active Studio Monitor Speaker System. Quad Amp Design: Each Driver Features Frequency Specific Independent Amplifiers. Enclosure is made of top quality MDF wood. Our enclosure is not particle board, it is true high-grade MDF! The enclosure is 0.5" thick while the front board of it is a full 1" thickness to give you the ultimate best sound quality!
  • Comes in 3 enclosure finish options Wood finish painted black. Wood finish painted white. Wood finish with vinyl front board. We use "baking paint" made for wood surface. It lasts long and is the best paint for speakers! The enclosure is built with the perfect amount of air space to maximize sound quality for a studio. The port is built to the perfect spec to enhance the sound. Full Range Class "D" Amplifier Circuitry with Auto-Switching Power Supply.  
  • Studio Monitor Stands (Pair). Adjustable Height. Steel Construction. Nylon clutch for adjusting. EVA Pad on top to eliminate unwanted vibrations. Triple enforced steel base with ultimate sturdiness. Black Color. Weight capacity: 80 lbs. Adjustable height Range: 33-45 inches. Base: 17.7 x 17.7 x 17.7 inches. Top Plate: 9.05 x 9.45 inches. Tube Diameter: 1.5 inch- 1.37 inch
  • Rockville RRS263M Monitor Isolation Pads. 10.5" x 13". 3 Adjustable Angles. High quality, high density foam. Eliminates vibrations and unwanted noises in your studio. Price is for (2) pads which accommodates (2) speakers.
  • The Rockville APM8 Active Studio Monitor Comes in Pairs and each monitor is bi-amped. What this means is that there is a separate amp for the highs and a separate amp for the lows! Each speaker has 250 watts peak output power and 125 watts RMS giving you a total of 500 watts peak and 250 watts RMS per pair. We spent a lot of time developing the most premium studio monitors we ever built

RIVA TURBO X RTX01B Premium Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
320 Reviews
RIVA TURBO X RTX01B Premium Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
  • 26+ hour battery playing time
  • TRILLIUM sound technology. In addition, Turbo X's automatic teleconferencing EQ setting maximizes the mid range to deliver the best voicing.
  • USB charge port for charging other devices
  • Speakerphone with noise & echo cancellation technology
  • TURBO EQ mode for 100 dB output
  • PHONO MODE for your favorite vinyl

Pair Rockville APM6B 6.5' 2-Way 350 Watt Powered USB StudioMonitors+Stands+Pads
4 Reviews
Pair Rockville APM6B 6.5" 2-Way 350 Watt Powered USB StudioMonitors+Stands+Pads
  • Rockville APM6B 6.5" 2-Way 350 Watt Active/Powered USB Studio Monitor Speakers in Black (Pair). RMS: 175 Watt, Two-Way Active Studio Monitor Speaker System. Quad Amp Design: Each Driver Features Frequency Specific Independent Amplifiers, Enclosure is made of top quality MDF wood. Our enclosure is not particleboard, it is true high-grade MDF! The enclosure is 0.5" thick while the front board of it is a full 1" thickness to give you the ultimate best sound quality!
  • Comes in 3 enclosure finish options Wood finish painted black. Wood finish painted white. Wood finish with vinyl front board. We use "baking paint" made for wood surface. It lasts long and is the best paint for speakers!, Beautiful finish is matte with a slight shine to it. Our designers spent a lot of time on the color to make it beautiful and elegant looking to improve the appearance of your studio or room
  • The enclosure is built with the perfect amount of air space to maximize sound quality for a studio. The port is built to the perfect spec to enhance the sound, Full Range Class "D" Amplifier Circuitry with Auto-Switching Power Supply. LED Power on Indicator on Rear Panel, Ferro Fluid Enhanced 1.5" Neodymium Silk Dome Tweeter With Metal Grill Protection. Tweeter has 1" voice coil diameter  Curved Front Bezel Design Eliminates Standing Wave Distortion
  • 1/4" TRS to Dual Mono 1/4" TS Cable. Perfect for connecting a channel insert on a mixer to an effects processor, Perfect to connect a keyboard to a mixer. Perfect to connect an in ear monitor system to a mixer, Nickel-Plated Plugs for Rugged Durability and Efficient Signal Transfer. 100% Copper Conductors for Enhanced Signal Clarity, OFC Spiral Shields for Effective EMI and RFI Rejection and Flexibility
  • Studio Monitor Stands (Pair). Adjustable Height, Steel Construction. Nylon clutch for adjusting, EVA Pad on top to eliminate unwanted vibrations. Triple enforced steel base with ultimate sturdiness Black Color, Weight capacity: 80 lbs. Adjustable height Range: 33-45 inches, Base: 17.7 x 17.7 x 17.7 inches. Top Plate: 9.05 x 9.45 inches, Tube Diameter: 1.5 inch- 1.37 inch, Rockville RRS190S: Monitor Isolation Pads
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