The Monkey Banana Gibbon 5 Active Studio Monitor was designed and tested by veteran audio engineers to meet your needs in a studio monitoring environment. It focuses on the functional goal of delivering pure,l sound without any additional coloration. The Gibbon Series monitor is self powered, directly accepting a signals from a variety of sources. The Gibbon Monitors were designed to overcome all the limitations of conventional studio reference monitors within the audio environment. This system delivers a wide range frequency response by employing two extraordinary drivers and unique crossover technology. It boasts a stable and balanced low-mid frequency response along with a defined mid and high frequency response as well. Both drivers are magnetically shielded for desktop music production.