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Dynaudio Acoustics BM5A Compact - 100W 5.7" Two-Way Compact Nearfield Monitor (Pair)

B&H # DYBM5AC MFR # 995-001211
Dynaudio Acoustics BM5A Compact - 100W 5.7" Two-Way Compact Nearfield Monitor (Pair)


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The BM5A Compact from Dynaudio Acoustics is a high-quality nearfield monitor that's ideally suited for areas where space is a major factor, such as project and mobile studios. The durable bass-reflex cabinet houses a 5.7" woofer and a 1.1" tweeter to provide crystal-clear audio with a wide frequency range. Internal amplifiers provide 100W of total power for low distortion, and also incorporate protection circuitry to prevent overheating.

The rear panel of the unit features a single, balanced XLR input for connection to your DAW. It also has several switches for customizing the monitor to your acoustic space, including three EQ filter switches, a high-pass filter switch, and a level control.

Ultra-compact design is perfect for small studios
High-quality audio from the 5.7" woofer and 1.1" tweeter
Internal amplifiers provide 100W of total power, and have protection circuitry to prevent overheating
Single balanced XLR input
Three EQ filter switches for customizing the monitor to your space
High-pass filter
Rear-panel level control
LEDs show power, limit, and protect status
Low Frequency Driver 5.7" (145mm) Molded Polypropylene Cone with 3" Pure Aluminum Voice Coil
High Frequency Driver 1.1" (28mm) Soft Dome Tweeter with Pure Aluminum Wire Voice Coil
LF Amplifier 50W
HF Amplifier 50W
Crossover 1.5kHz
Frequency Range 55Hz - 21kHz
Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL) 115dB
Connectors 1 x AC Power Input
1 x Balanced XLR Input
Input Impedance Not Specified by Manufacturer
Controls and Indicators 1 x High-Pass Selector Switch
1 x Level Selector Switch
3 x EQ Filter Switches (Low, Mid, High)
1 x Power Switch
1 x Green Power LED
1 x Orange/Red Limit/Overheating LED
Shielded Not Specified by Manufacturer
Dimensions (HxWxD) 10.2 x 6.7 x 9.3" (260 x 170 x 235mm)
Weight 15.4 lbs (7kg)
Dynaudio Acoustics BM5A Compact - 100W 5.7" Two-Way Compact Nearfield Monitor (Pair)
  • 2 x Power Cords
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty

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    Dynaudio AcousticsBM5A Compact - 100W 5.7" Two-Way Compact Nearfield Monitor (Pair)

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    Best small/compact monitors

    By Dixie

    from San Francisco, CA

    About Me Experienced


    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Versatile


      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Events
      • Home Studio
      • Mobile DJ
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Dynaudio Acoustics BM5A Compact - 100W 5.7" Two-Way Compact Nearfield Monitor (Pair):

      These are superb monitors. We have used several sets extensively in mobile and smaller-scale studio work, and have been very impressed. Particularly overall sound quality, imaging, power/size ratio and flexibility/ease of use. We also did some semi-formal listening comparisons a while back with a number of engineers and monitors from Neumann, Yamaha and others, including some larger monitors, and these scored very well. Highly recommended.

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      Expected a lot more from Dynaudio

      By peter10512

      from New Milford CT

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer


      • Well Made


      • Poor Sound Quality

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio

      Comments about Dynaudio Acoustics BM5A Compact - 100W 5.7" Two-Way Compact Nearfield Monitor (Pair):

      I set these speakers up with a direct feed from a Cambridge Audio DAC MAGIC PLUS.
      After letting them break in for several hundred hours, I find myself puzzled by the sound of these speakers. Lifeless, hollow and cold.
      I have moved my desk and tried different distances as well as angles, never changing the overall impression. I have a set of NHT active monitors at home that cost half as much and sound twice as good.
      I wish I could add something good in this review other than they seem well crafted and imaging is decent.. Other than that, look somewhere else if you care for good sound on your desk.

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