M-Audio BX5D3 5″ Powered Studio Monitor 100W -Each

The BX5 D3 from M-Audio is a 2-way, 100W powered studio monitor designed to offer a wide frequency response and easy configuration for mixers, DJs, producers, and recordists in small control rooms, personal studios, and mobile rigs.

Key Features

  • 5″ Kevlar Woofer
  • 1″ Silk Dome Tweeter
  • 100W Bi-Amped Power
  • 52 Hz to 35 kHz Frequency Response

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M-Audio BX5D3 5″ Powered Studio Monitor 100W -Each

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The BX5 D3 from M-Audio is a 2-way, 100W powered studio monitor designed to offer a wide frequency response and easy configuration for mixers, DJs, producers, and recordists in small control rooms, personal studios, and mobile rigs. The monitor produces a frequency response of 52 Hz to 35 kHz, thanks to two Class A/B amplifiers feeding a 5” Kevlar woofer and 1” silk dome tweeter.

A rear-mounted bass port delivers extended bass response, while the tweeter’s custom waveguide yields a wide sweet spot and minimized high-frequency scatter. Volume and low-frequency controls are provided so you can tune the monitor to cooperate with the sound of the room. Place the monitor on the supplied acoustic foam pad to decouple it from your table or stands, which aids in reducing unwanted bass vibrations.

The BX5 D3 can interface with a variety of equipment, via balanced XLR and balanced/unbalanced 1/4” TRS input jacks. Setup is simple, due to the front-mounted LED, which appears brighter when you are at the ideal angle.

Drivers

A magnetically-shielded 5″ military-grade Kevlar woofer provides durability and detailed transient response whilst negating unwanted “cone breakup.” It has a high-temperature voice coil and damped rubber surround. The magnetically-shielded 1″ silk dome tweeter delivers high frequencies up to 35 kHz with minimal resonance.

Enclosure

The rear-mounted bass port yields extended bass response while reducing audible air turbulence that can occur at high sound pressure levels. The tweeter sits in a custom waveguide designed to lessen scatter and yield a wide sweet spot. The process of aligning the monitor’s position is simplified, due to the front-mounted LED, which shines brightly when you’re located at the ideal angle.

Amplifiers

The BX5 D3 has two Class A/B amplifiers, a 60W low-frequency amp and a 40W high-frequency amp. A crossover at 2.5 kHz ensures that the correct frequencies are fed to each driver.

Controls

In addition to adjustable volume, there is a low-frequency “Acoustic Space” control. Based upon the sound of your room, you may wish to tweak the bass response to achieve a certain frequency balance.

Connectivity

The BX5 D3 can accept a balanced line-level input at its XLR 3-pin connector. Route balanced or unbalanced signals into the monitor via the 1/4″ TRS jack.
Brand

Type

2-way

Inputs

1 x XLR 3-pin female (balanced)
1 x 1/4" TRS (balanced/unbalanced)

Drivers

1 x 5" / 127 mm Kevlar woofer
1 x 1" / 25 mm silk dome tweeter

Amplifier Class

A/B

Power Output

Low Frequency Amp: 60 W
High Frequency Amp: 40 W

Magnetically Shielded

Yes

Frequency Response

52 Hz to 35 kHz

Crossover Frequency

2.5 kHz

Input Sensitivity

-10 dBU

Input Impedance

10 kOhms (balanced)
20 kOhms (unbalanced)

Maximum SPL

110 dB (measured with full-bandwidth pink noise)

Power

100 to 120 V, 50/60 Hz
220 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz

Consumption

100 W

Polarity

Positive signal at "Plus" input produces outward low-frequency cone displacement

Electrical Protection

RF interference
Output current limiting
Over temperature
Turn on/off transient
Subsonic filter
External mains fuse

Fuse

100 to 120 V ~ T1.6AL 250 V
220 to 240 V ~ T1AL 250 V

Cabinet

Vinyl-laminated, high-acoustic-efficiency MDF

Dimensions (W x D x H)

6.9 x 7.8 x 10.0" / 176 x 197 x 254 mm

Weight

12.3 lb / 5.6 kg

Packaging Info

Package Weight

16 lb

Box Dimensions (LxWxH)

14.9 x 11.6 x 11"

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