What is the best new monitor speaker of 2017?

You’d think that monitor design would be pretty much set in stone by now, but manufacturers are still pushing the envelope and coming up with groundbreaking designs. More importantly, they’re making our speakers sound better than ever before.

Our shortlist of new monitors covers products at multiple price points, with some of the biggest names in the industry being represented. We want you to browse through the list and vote for the best of 2017: it’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it.

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Doing all of your processing in the box is fine, but taking your audio out for a trip into the real world can be extremely rewarding. Yep, hardware effects processing is alive and well, as evidenced by the wide range of products that’s being released to do it.

The boxes of delights listed below can do all kinds of wild and crazy things to your sounds; all you have to do is let us know which one you think deserves to walk off with the ‘best of the year’ gong by putting a click in a box.