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What are the differences between "Active" and "Passive" monitors? – Question of the Day

Active monitors have an amplifier built in, meaning the amp is perfectly matched to the speakers and you don’t need extra cabling to connect one to the other. Because they have an amp built in, they need to be powered and generally feature built in volume controls. Passive monitors need to be driven by an amp and are consequently far less popular.

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Dawsons Music is delighted to announce that the Red Dog Music brand is now part of the Dawsons family. This is an exciting opportunity to bring both communities together and create a stronger, wider network of people passionate about music gear. We both share a common heritage to support musicians throughout the UK and Dawsons want to support Red Dog Music customers in their continued musical journey.

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