The Akai RPM3 monitors are a portable design with an interesting feature. Connect the RPM3 via USB not only to hear audio from your computer, but also to record to your computer from one of the three stereo inputs – 3.5mm, RCA and a balanced 1/4″ TRS.
Connect the RPM3 via USB not only to hear audio from your computer, but also to record to your computer from one of the three stereo inputs
The interface is a true full duplex design with full monitoring whilst recording; there’s no further word as yet as to the specs of the interface, more info as it comes in.
With a boxy design and all the hallmarks of portable speaker design – sturdy grilles, a single active main speaker feeding a passive companion, front mounted volume, and a headphone socket, the RPM3 is designed with transportation in mind. The woofer grill looks like it may be removable for increased SPL when the monitors aren’t going anywhere, although that’s merely conjecture on my part.
I look forward to listening to these, as well as learning the price – for now, you can check Akai’s site for (not much) more information.