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Barefoot Sound MicroMain27 Gen2 Studio Monitors - Pair

Original price $10,995.00
Original price $10,995.00 - Original price $10,995.00
Original price $10,995.00
Current price $9,895.00
$9,895.00 - $10,995.00
Current price $9,895.00
► B-Stock - ♫ In stock
Condition: B-Stock
About Inventory Status

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In stock: It is in stock and available to ship or pickup. Apparel must be shipped from another location and is not available for in-store pickup. We can usually ship or have these items available for pickup by the next business day if they don't require inspection, special handling, or setup. Our pickup location is 11151 Veirs Mill Rd. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

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Out of stock: We don't currently have it available but you're not out of luck yet. We still may be able to get it. If you order one of these items we will contact you with an estimated fulfillment date. You have the option to cancel the order if you change your mind.

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█ Sold out: We don't think we can get this item because it was either discontinued by the manufacturer or was limited in quantity. If you want or need this item call or text us. Sometimes we can help you track down the item through other sources or help you find something similar.

About Item Conditions

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New: The item is brand new as received from the manufacturer with a full manufacturer warranty. Instruments such as guitars, snare drums, drum kits, brass and woodwind instruments may be opened for photography and quality control inspection and may not be in a factory sealed box.

Mint or Open Box: The item may have been opened and tested but has been repackaged. The original packaging may have superficial issues but the item itself and any originally included accessories are in perfect, like new condition.

Display Model: These items are so cool that we put them on display in our legendary shop. The condition is brand new as received from the manufacturer with manufacturer warranty. Rest assured, these items undergo a very careful inspection before shipping.

Demo: These items have been on our sales floor for demo purposes and will likely show signs of use. The original packaging may no longer be included, but you can be assured that you are receiving an awesome item and an awesome price.

Used: The item is used. These item may have varying degrees of wear. Please read the description for information about the condition of the item. Used items do not carry a warranty.

B or C Stock: Factory refurbished. These items were purchased from the manufacturer in a refurbished condition. They will show some cosmetic issues, but nothing that would impact performance. Being that these are sealed from the manufacturer, we generally do not open these to photograph the cosmetic issues. They are guaranteed to work and may have a limited warranty or you may purchase an extended warranty in some cases. Please see the listing description for item specific information.

Discover The Next Industry Standard For Professional Studio Monitoring With The Barefoot Sound MicroMain27 Gen2 Studio Monitors - Pair

Quickly becoming an industry-standard in professional monitoring, the Barefoot Sound MicroMain27 Gen2 Monitor is a 3.5-way active system with 5 drive units housed in sealed enclosures spanning 30Hz to 45kHz with vanishingly low distortion, breathtaking dynamic range, and ultra-fast transient response. The MicroMain27 ring radiator tweeter is incredibly detailed and produces very wide dispersion out to its highest frequencies. The Barefoot Sound MicroMain27 new 5.25 midbass features a phalanx of advanced technology, yielding midrange detail that rivals any driver on the planet.

Barefoot Sound has teamed up with the brilliant Bruno Putzeys of Hypex to develop the powerful and completely transparent amplifier stage of the Barefoot Sound MM27 Gen2. Melding the system together is a groundbreaking new DSP crossover that has taken Thomas Barefoot more than 4 years to develop. With beautifully designed high-end converts and cutting-edge proprietary filtering techniques, the Barefoot Sound MM27 Gen2 monitor sound stage is seamlessly coherent and deeply revealing.

MEME Technology

Despite the advantages of high-resolution monitors, Thomas Barefoot realizes that many engineers still use their NS10Ms and mix cubes as secondary references. These speakers have long traditions and people find them familiar and useful for focusing on certain aspects of their mix. However, crowding one's console with those extra boxes degrades the sound field of the primary reference monitors. Not to mention, they are no longer manufactured, they need amplifiers, cable runs, and they consume more studio space.

The solution is to make the Barefoot Sound MM27 monitor sound and translate like those speakers. With the turn of a knob, one can switch from the Barefoot Sound MicroMain27s brutally revealing "Flat" response to the warmer and sweeter "Hi-Fi" setting, generically emulating the sound of some high-end consumer audio gear. More specifically the Barefoot Sound MM27 "Old School" setting closely emulates the sound of the NS10M nearfield, while the MicroMain27 Gen2 Monitor "Cube" setting emulates the mid-centric sound of classic mix cubes.

The idea is not to perfectly replicate every subtle quirk of these venerable old speakers. That would be impossible. But the Barefoot Sound MM27 Gen2 monitor can capture the essence of how they behave and translate, modeling their frequency, phase and transient responses, dynamic compression, and even specific distortion components. If you know how to work on these speakers you will feel very comfortable working on the new Barefoot Sound MM27 monitor's emulation settings.


  • Description: 3.5-way active monitor with MEME™ Technology
  • AC Power Input: Nominal 115 VAC or 230 VAC selectable
  • Power Consumption: Idle 30 W, Maximum 650 W
  • Input Impedance: 50k Ohm
  • Frequency Response
    • 30Hz – 45 kHz (±3 dB)
    • 40Hz – 40 kHz (±1 dB)
  • Bass Response: -3 dB @ 30 Hz, Q = 0.707
  • Slope: 12 dB/octave
  • Crossover Frequencies: 100 / 600 / 3000 Hz
  • Tweeter: 1" ring radiator, Advanced geometry motor, Rear waveguide chamber
    • Amplifier: 250W Hypex
  • Midbass: 2 x 5.25" poly/paper cone, Advanced geometry neodymium motor, +/- 5 mm linear excursion
    • Amplifier: 250W Hypex
  • Subwoofers: 2 x 10" aluminum cone with high linearity motor, +/- 13 mm linear excursion
    • Amplifier: 500W Hypex
  • Cabinet
    • 32 liters total internal volume
    • Sealed subwoofer and midbass enclosures
    • Machined aluminum baffle plate
    • Aluminum subwoofer frames function as lateral cabinet bracing
    • Long fiber wool acoustic damping throughout
  • Weight
    • Speaker: 68 lbs each (31 kg)
    • Shipping: 80 lbs each (36 kg)
  • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    • Cabinet: 20.5 x 9.5 x 15.5 inches (521 x 241 x 394 mm)
    • Overall: 20.5 x 10.5 x 17.4 inches (521 x 267 x 442 mm)
  • Controls
    • Analog/AES3 input select
    • AES3 L/R channels select
    • Input level stepped attenuator
    • Subwoofer level
    • Emulation voice select

Manufacturer: Barefoot Sound
SKU: I350089-1-WHXPL

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