Monsoon MH-500


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Touching upon a little of traditional cone speakers and new age planar designs, the MH-500 borrows characteristics from both speaker styles. The satelites are a combo flatpanel and 2.5" cone, which make these a sort of hybrid flatpanels.


Monsoon MH-500 Reviews Rating: 82 out of 100 based on 5 ratings. 4 user reviews.

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MH-500 -- A Fun Sound 9/10 funley Oct 28, 2003
I have two pair and you could not want a better sound! 10/10 George01 Jan 31, 2003
Excellent value and excellent musical sound 8/10 Roj Jan 26, 2001
monsoon's kick ass 8/10 sodbuster Nov 2, 2000
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Neoseeker 90% Nov 03 '00
Absolute PC 9/10 Jan 14 '00
Computer Games Online 3/5 Nov 07 '99
Computer Shopper  --- Dec 20 '99
GameCenter 7/10 Apr 17 '00
GamePC  --- May 01 '01
GameWire.Org  --- Jan 14 '00
PC Magazine Online  --- Oct 12 '99
PC World  --- Oct 19 '99
Tech Extreme  --- Nov 12 '99
Tech Zone 8.5/10 Jan 17 '00
ZDNet 4/5 Feb 14 '00
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"So how did these suckers perform? We had our doubts about exactly how well a 2 speaker system could perform in the days of 4 speaker surround kits, especially for a price of just under $100. Well..."

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"Once we properly positioned our test system and tweaked its bass-volume level, we enjoyed beautiful, extended highs and a smooth, uncolored midrange. The subwoofer generated little output below..."

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"Gamers will dig the sound, music lovers won't be too disappointed, and anyone who wants a cool-looking system that gobbles minimal desk space will be delighted. And, at a street price of under..."

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"For testing the Monsoon speakers, I used a Creative Live! card with the latest Windows 2000 drivers. I fired up some games like Quake III, Serious Sam, and Command and Conquer : Red Alert 2, and..."

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"On the performance side of things these speakers really shine. They provide good tones through the whole spectrum of sounds. I started off playing Slave Zero (a personal favorite). The speakers..."

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  • Product Type: Flatpanel
  • Manufacturer: Monsoon
  • Released
    North AmericaSeptember 1999
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