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Yamaha MSP5

Yamaha MSP5
alaScore 85

71 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 reviews of Yamaha MSP5. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Yamaha MSP5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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great for mixing


I've been using the Yamaha MSP5 studio monitors for about three years. I've used them both for tracking and listening and for mixing. They work great in all listening applications because they prov...

Feb, 2012

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User review Yamaha MSP5 by yoTrakkz on Audiofanzine

Sep, 2011

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User review Yamaha MSP5 by Audiofanzine FR on Audiofanzine


The most disconcerting thing about these kind of monitors is the honesty of the sound: it's simply brutal! No mercy for glitches or the unsteady volume/attack of my bass played without a compressor...

Jul, 2003

Product Specifications

Yamaha is no newcomer when it comes to creating top-performance monitor speaker systems. From the classic NS-1000 through the ever-popular NS-10M series, professionals worldwide have chosen Yamaha speaker systems for critical monitoring applications because of their exceptionally accurate, natural reproduction and reliability. Now the MSP5 Powered Monitor Speaker takes Yamaha monitor performance to new levels with state-of-the art materials and design as well as high-performance built-in biamplification. And for systems requiring extended bass response that only a subwoofer can provide, the SW10 Powered Subwoofer is a perfect match for the MSP5 speaker.


Amplifier output power:67


Crossover frequency:2500
Frequency range:50 - 40000


Color of product:Black
Housing material:Polypropylene
LED Indicators:Power

Dimensions & Weight


Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):60


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Yamaha


Audio output channels:1.0
Number of drivers:1
Number of Speakers:1
Number of tweeter drivers:1
Number of woofer drivers:1
Recommended usage:Other
Speaker placement:Tabletop/bookshelf
Speaker type:2-Way
Tweeter: Yes
Tweeter diameter:1
Tweeter Size:1
Woofer: Yes
Woofer diameter (imperial):5
Woofer Size:5


Equalizer: No
Magnetically shielded: Yes
On/Off switch: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Speaker interface type:XLR
Wireless technologies:Wired


Power consumption (typical):60

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Crossover Channel Qty:2-way
Nominal (RMS) Output Power:67Watt
Response Bandwidth:50 - 40000Hz
Speaker System Type:Speaker

Weight & Dimensions