null Genelec 8381A Smart Active Monitor™ Selected as Finalist for NAMM Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC) Award

Genelec 8381A Smart Active Monitor™ Selected as Finalist for NAMM Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC) Award


NATICK, MA, October 19, 2023Genelec, the leader in active monitoring technology for 45 years, is proud to announce that its 8381A Adaptive Point Source Main Smart Active Monitor™ has been named as a finalist for a NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Award in the Studio Monitors category. The 39th annual TEC Awards will be held Saturday, January 27, 2024, at The NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. For invited members, voting in each category will begin on October 23 and end on November 15, 2023. Finalists from all categories will be selected by industry professionals across major music, sound, and game audio associations, along with pro audio focused media groups.

“It is a tremendous honor that our 8381A monitors have been nominated by industry professionals for outstanding technical achievement,” stated Will Eggleston, Genelec Inc. Marketing Director. “It is great to be recognized once again by our peers for Genelec’s hard work, dedication and innovation, resulting in this powerful tool being brought to the marketplace.”

Presented annually by NAMM during The NAMM Show, The NAMM TEC Awards recognize the individuals, companies, and technical innovations behind the sound of recordings, live performances, films, television, video games, and other media in Technical and Creative Achievement Categories. Through its Hall of Fame, The TEC Awards also honors the pioneers of audio technology and the music industry’s most accomplished producers and audio technicians. The NAMM Foundation’s TECnology Hall of Fame celebrates innovations and groundbreaking technical achievements of the past. For more information, visit

About the Genelec 8381A Adaptive Point Source Main Smart Active Monitor:
Genelec’s 8381A Smart Active Monitoring system features a flagship floor-standing Adaptive Point Source™ design that fuses exceptional precision and envelopment with unrivalled LF control, huge headroom and high-resolution imaging. Designed for high-end music recording, mastering and audiophile listening, the 8381A creates a free-standing full-range monitoring solution that can intelligently adapt to any acoustic environment. For audio professionals, the 8381A produces accurate full-band mixes that translate consistently to other rooms and playback systems, while audiophiles will experience every detail and nuance of a musical performance, just as the creators intended it to be heard.

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