M-Audio BX5 D2 Studio Monitor (Each) $79.99 @GuitarCenter. 70 watt Bi amped.

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  1. cageymaru

    cageymaru [H]ard as it Gets

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    M-Audio BX5 D2 Studio Monitor (Each) for $79.99 each. Free shipping. Obviously you need 2 for a stereo setup and they are 70watts each bi amplified. Feel free to discuss the merits of the deal. :) Saw it on Slickdeals.net.

    Product description.

    Bi-amplified design with 70 watts of distributed power
    5” low-frequency drivers with Kevlar cones
    1” high-frequency drivers with natural silk domes and integrated waveguides
    Optimized rear ports
    XLR balanced and 1/4” balanced/unbalanced inputs



    M-Audio BX5 D2 Studio Monitor (Each) Specifications:

    Frequency response 56Hz-22kHz
    Crossover frequency 3 kHz
    Low-frequency amplifier power 40 watts
    High-frequency amplifier power 30 watts
    Maximum signal-to-noise (dynamic range) > 100 dB (typical A-weighted)
    Polarity positive signal at + input produce outward LF cone displacement
    Input impedance 20 k ohms balanced, 10 k ohms unbalanced
    Input sensitivity 85 mV pink noise input produces 90 dBA output SPL at one meter with volume control at maximum
    Power factory programmed for either 115V ~50/60 Hz or 230V ~50/60 Hz
    Protection RF interference, output current limiting, over temperature, turn-on/off transient, subsonic filter, external mains fuse
    Cabinet vinyl-laminated MDF
    Size 7.7” x 7” x 10”; 19.5cm x 17.6cm x 25.2cm
    Weight 11 lbs./unit; 5 kg.
     
  2. TechLarry

    TechLarry Can't find the G Spot

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    A pair of these and a Rokit 10 sub brought the cops to my door a few years ago :)

    Note these are studio monitors. They produce practically zero bass. The sound output is as flat as it can be. They must be matched up with a good sub for good sound.

    I ran Stereo mini-jack to the sub, then XLR's to the monitors. Makes it easy to put them wherever you want.

    Paired with a good sub, the sound is pretty darned awesome.

    And I paid twice as much for mine.
     
  3. Tosicc

    Tosicc Limp Gawd

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    How are these? I had KRK Rokit 5's then downgraded to Maudio AV40's and I ended up returning them I was so disappointed.
     
  4. TechLarry

    TechLarry Can't find the G Spot

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    I preferred them to the Rokit 5's when I was shopping them at Guitar Center.
     
  5. CruisD64

    CruisD64 2[H]4U

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    I prefer them to the Rockit 5's as well. Cleaner mids it seemed... I now use Mackie HR824's though ;)
     
  6. SixFootDuo

    SixFootDuo [H]ardness Supreme

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    MV40s ... don't even get me started.

    MV40's are baby steps that are very very VERY quickly out grown. I couldn't say enough bad things about those over priced toy speakers.

    anyways

    I rock KRK G2 8's and a KRK 10S sub. ... yeah, beautiful power sound
     
  7. kdh

    kdh Gawd

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    if you are starting out, these are very nice for the price but you'll upgrade down the road.

    I have a pair of krk g1 8"s and the 10s sub, and they for that price sounded great.

    edit.. original deal looks dead.. they are 149$ each now. =(
     
  8. SonDa5

    SonDa5 [H]ardness Supreme

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    How are these for gaming rig 2 of them?
     
  9. runnin17

    runnin17 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Meh, don't get me started. Either rock some of these...

    My speakers

    and one or two of these...

    My sub

    or GTFO :D

    In all seriousness though. There are more non-audiophiles here than audiophiles. These are good starter speakers, but again once you get a taste of good audio you will get sucked into finding reasons to upgrade down the road :)