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I’m looking for suggestions for small but reliable wedge for those gigs when I can’t use my IEM’s - I think a 15” is probably going to be too much so I guess a 10” or 12”? It will mostly be used for vocals -
 

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My bassist and I have had the same question. We’re not usually pumping out a lot of volume and don’t mic the drums but we’d like to hear the vocals a bit better from our positions. Are those smaller ones worth a darn? Something like this: https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/B105D--behringer-b105d-50w-powered-monitor-speaker

I know next to nothing about PA equipment.
For vocal I might want something with more power and a much bigger speaker than a 5”. At least a 12”.
 

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I just got a Mackie Thump 212 for use as my monitor or to double as a small gig PA if needed. It sounds good and doesn’t weigh a ton. Only used it a couple of times, but pretty happy with it so far.
 

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I have one of the Behringer stand-mounted monitors. It won’t work for a drum monitor. It’s good for keyboardists or vocalists in a quiet gig, but that’s about it.

For a wedge that could be used in a band situation, any 10” or 12 powered speaker from QSC, EV, or Yamaha would work well. Pick your budget and take your pick.
 

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I have one of the Behringer stand-mounted monitors. It won’t work for a drum monitor. It’s good for keyboardists or vocalists in a quiet gig, but that’s about it.

For a wedge that could be used in a band situation, any 10” or 12 powered speaker from QSC, EV, or Yamaha would work well. Pick your budget and take your pick.
Thanks for the info!
 

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For smaller venues I use one of these for vocals and a little drums in the mix. For larger I piggyback a Yamaha speaker cab 2-10’ and horn. It cranks!
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Needing something for the weekend I rented this used monitor from Sam Ash. 13.00 for 3 days if it works out I might buy it. 129.00
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I've been using this one for some years now. Light weight, small and easy to pack. I play with a number of bands that don't have monitors and most people don't realize that drummers setting in the back just can not hear the singers and some instruments with amplifiers that have closed backs. Like bass amps and some dummies set their amps forward of our line of hearing. If we can't hear the bass we don't have a rhythm section.

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