Recording professionals around the world trust M-Audio Studiophile™ reference monitors for exceptional sonic accuracy. The new Studiophile BX8a Deluxe system builds on this legacy with new waveguides and enhanced driver integration for greater high-frequency clarity and refined sound. The
magnetically shielded monitors feature 8” curved Kevlar low-frequency drivers plus high-temperature voice coils and damped rubber surrounds for durability and fidelity. The 1-1/4” natural silk, waveguide-loaded tweeters deliver a high end that’s both clear and easy on the ears. Custom-tuned crossovers distribute 130 watts of bi-amplified power for optimal frequency handling by each driver.
M-Audio Studiophile BX8a Deluxe at a Glance:
Meet the BX8a Deluxe
- Improved low-frequency response
- 8" Kevlar low-frequency drivers
- Bi-amplified, integrated cabinet design
- Rear-ported cabinet design
M-Audio's Studiophile reference monitors have a great reputation with studio
engineers around the world. The BX8a Deluxe updates the critically acclaimed
BX8a nearfields with an extended low-frequency response that gives them an
overall more detailed, refined sound. Of course, this design is coupled with
M-Audio's time-proven high-temperature voice coils and damped rubber surrounds
for durability and fidelity. Magnetically shielded 1" natural silk domes
contribute to produce a high-end that's both clear and easy on the ears.
Custom-tuned crossovers distribute 130 Watts of bi-amplified power for optimal
frequency handling by each driver. Hear for yourself why Studiophiles have
become "standard issue" reference monitors.
Kevlar LF Drivers
To ensure a lifetime of service, M-Audio constructed the BX8a Deluxe's 8"
low-frequency driver from woven Kevlar-the same material bulletproof vests are
made from. (Kevlar is typically reserved for more expensive monitors.) M-Audio
engineers also created a curved conical design that improves room dispersion.
High-damping rubber surrounds ensure that the cone reaches exactly its optimal
excursion for accurate reproduction. And the BX8a Deluxe's high-temperature
voice coils guarantee that your monitors will deliver full performance no matter
how many hours you use them.
Active (powered) monitors allow designers to optimize amplification for other
components such as speakers and cabinets. And by using two separate power amps
and a finely tuned crossover, the BX8a Deluxe's bi-amped design insures that
both the high- and low-frequency drivers are each sent only the frequencies they
reproduce most efficiently.
Rear-ported cabinet design
The BX8a Deluxe's cabinet is integrally designed with its other components for
optimal performance-right down to rounded corners for reduced edge diffraction
and superior imaging. Custom rear-port design eliminates the turbulence and
resulting distortion caused when front ports project low frequency waves in the
same path as the speakers' direct signal.
M-Audio Studiophile BX8a Deluxe Features:
- 2-way studio reference monitors.
- Stylish design.
- 130 Watts of bi-amplified power.
- 8" low-frequency drivers.
- Curved Kevlar cones.
- High-temperature voice coils.
- Damped rubber surround.
- 1" natural silk high-frequency drivers.
- Magnetically shielded.
- XLR balanced and 1/4" balanced/unbalanced inputs.
- Volume control.
- Power indicator.
- Frequency response: 30Hz-24kHz
- Crossover frequency: 2.2kHz.
- Low-frequency amplifier power: 70 Watts.
- High-frequency amplifier power: 60 Watts.
- Maximum signal-to-noise (dynamic range): > 100dB (typical A-weighted).
- Protection: RF interference, output current limiting, over temperature,
turn-on/off, transient, subsonic filter, external mains fuse.
- Cabinet: Vinyl-laminated MDF.
- Size: 12" x 10" x 15" (30.48cm x 25.4cm x 38.1cm)
- Weight: 26.4 lbs./unit (11.97 kg.)
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