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Dynaudio Lyd 48

Three-way Active Monitors
Published December 2017
By Bob Thomas

Dynaudio Lyd 48

Dynaudio’s Lyd series of nearfield monitors has been a great success — and now the range has a new three-way flagship model.

Dynaudio, the Danish manufacturers of high-end loudspeakers for the home audio, professional studio, automotive and multimedia markets, are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year. Rooted in the world of hi-fi, it wasn’t until 1992 that Dynaudio launched their Professional division to develop monitor loudspeakers for the recording studio and broadcast markets. Dynaudio’s professional monitors are highly regarded worldwide, particularly the BM series which, for many years, have been (and remain) extremely popular in a wide range of applications.

Dynaudio are not a company that rests on their laurels, and April 2016 saw the release of the first models in the all-new Lyd range of active near/midfield studio monitors: the two-way Lyd 5, 7 and 8. This line-up has now been augmented with the recent release of the range-topping Lyd 48, a compact 3-way active studio monitor built on the same basic platform as its two-way siblings.

What You See

When I described the Lyd 48 as compact, I wasn’t joking! Dynaudio have managed to shoehorn a full three-way, active monitor into an enclosure with exactly the same overall dimensions as that of the Lyd 8. Since this...

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Published December 2017