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

Discussion in '[H]ot|DEALS' started by cageymaru, Apr 8, 2014.

  1. cageymaru

    cageymaru [H]ard as it Gets

    Apr 10, 2003
    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

    Aug 9, 2005
    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

    Feb 19, 2008
    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

    Aug 9, 2005
    I preferred them to the Rokit 5's when I was shopping them at Guitar Center.
  5. CruisD64

    CruisD64 2[H]4U

    Mar 6, 2007
    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

    Oct 5, 2004
    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.


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

    kdh Gawd

    Mar 16, 2005
    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

    Aug 20, 2008
    How are these for gaming rig 2 of them?
  9. runnin17

    runnin17 [H]ard|Gawd

    Feb 27, 2007
    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 :)