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Pioneer DJ launches the DM-50D speakers for pro and home use

Pioneer 50D
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Pioneer DJ has announced a new model joining its range of powered desktop monitor systems, DM-50D, produced to meet the needs of both music professionals and music lovers.

The design of the DM-50D combines elements from the successful DM-40 active monitors with new components and features that the company says will deliver a more powerful, higher quality sound.

Powered by a Class D amplifier with 96kHz sampling, each DM-50D has a two-way design featuring a 5-inch woofer and a ¾-inch soft dome tweeter with Pioneer's new DECO convex diffuser for a wider dispersion of high frequencies. The speakers offer two switchable modes that use DSP to optimise them for either DJing or production. 

There’s a choice of connections ideal for studio use on the rear panel, including RCA, mini-jack, and 1/4-inch jack input terminals. Meanwhile, there is a volume dial easily accessible on the front and a mini-jack output for when you want to switch to headphones.

The DM-50D will be available to buy from 6th December 2021 for £199 (around $270,  AU$399) in a choice of black and white.

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Mary is a staff writer at What Hi-Fi? and has over a decade of experience working as a sound engineer mixing live events, music and theatre. Her mixing credits include productions at The National Theatre and in the West End, as well as original musicals composed by Mark Knopfler, Tori Amos, Guy Chambers, Howard Goodall and Dan Gillespie Sells.