I am looking for a pair of half decent near field monitors. I have been recommended the M-Audio BX8A's. I also have my eye on a pair of Alesis M1 active MK2's.

If anyone has used either of them, any comments will be greatly appreciated. Also, any other suggestions are welcome. My budget is about

If anyone has used either of them, any comments will be greatly appreciated. Also, any other suggestions are welcome. My budget is about