Peer review speaks volumes.
reProducer Audio Labs
Epic 5 Nearfield Monitor
Recording Magazine (USA)
"If you need to work on a beautifully detailed, highly portable, great-sounding monitor, custom made for small spaces and uncompromised low volume listening, the Epic 5 is worth a closer look, and better yet a closer listen...
The bottom ported radiator gives them a gentle haptic thump that I quite enjoy.”
Pure Joy of Performing
Professional Audio Magazine (Germany)
"It looks attractive and high-quality, the small near field studio monitor from reProducer Audio. The South German manufacturer is new to the market and is starting in the shape of the reProducer Epic 5 with its first product."
Studio Magazin (Germany)
"We are dealing here with a transparent listening tool in the best understood sense: neutral on the frequency plane with linear depths, discoloration-free mids and lofty heights, precise on the time plane, with fast transients and deep impulses, transparent spatiality and a stereo stage with clearly demarcated positions. The whole thing is packed in an exotic design with great feel and high-quality workmanship..."
Interview with Yusuke Asada
Prosound Magazine (Japan)
"This spring, reProducer Audio Labs landed in Japan. Their first product is the Epic 5 near-field studio monitor, which features an original 1-inch diameter tweeter and 5.25-inch woofer in a unique form. In addition, it features a 6.25" diameter passive radiator on the bottom, ensuring a powerful low-frequency and dynamic range that you can't imagine from its compact size..."
Hideyuki Suzuki (Daichi):
Thoughts on Epic 5
Sound Designer Magazine (Japan)
"Unexpected sound quality from compact size with an exotic 8-sided outer design monitor – has landed in Japan. Founded in 2015, the new design of near-field monitor speaker Epic 5 was released by emerging German brand reProducer Audio Labs. I asked Hideyuki Suzuki (Daichi), a music producer, songwriter, and engineer, to hear Epic 5..."
Introducing Epic 5 Near-field Power Monitor with Passive Radiator
Sound & Recording Magazine d
"In a word, it's a miniature version of a large monitor in the mastering studio. It has the scale to listen to in a large studio, which is unimaginable in a small size, and enough dynamic range. The headroom is so wide that the high-altitude sound pressure and ears feel limited first. If the sound is just for your taste, it may be a tool you can't take off every day..."
Home Studio Monitor
by Alan J.S. Han
"I think the last speaker in the signal chain that turns electrical signals into acoustic energy is the most important factor."