Finding the best budget monitor speakers for your recording-studio doesn’t have to be difficult. Which is why the team at Music Critic reviewed the top studio monitors under $300, to save you the hard work.
1. PreSonus Eris E3.5
2. Kali Audio LP6
3. Mackie Studio Monitor
4. JBL Professional LSR305
5. PreSonus Eris E4.5
While there are speakers on this budget studio monitors list that will double up for gaming, multimedia, and streaming audio, as purely studio reference monitors we’d point you towards the PreSonus Eris E4.5 or the JBL Professional LSR305 sets. Both are built with music production in mind, and have features geared specifically towards this. Your mixes will sound better through these speakers, and your ability to critically appraise a track will increase significantly.
If something with a bit more versatility is required, the Mackie Studio Monitor are great budget speakers in their own right, don’t take up lots of space and would happily cover gaming and watching films if required.