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Monitor Audio Apex 10 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Monitor Audio Apex 10

Small speaker systems Monitor Audio Apex 10 in the current line of the British company takes an intermediate position between traditional hi-fi Gold/Silver/Bronze series and an elegant design Radius series. They are made in hi-tech style and available in black or white color. Build and finish quality...
Monitor Audio ASW100 Subwoofer review
Subwoofer Monitor Audio ASW100

ASW-100 is a compact and light subwoofer. There are a 250mm head and two bass-reflex ports on the back panel - quite a typical feature of Monitor Audio systems. Controls and terminals are closely grouped on the service panel. Linear inputs (no outputs), high-amplitude inputs and outputs with correction...
Monitor Audio Bronze B Centre Centre Speaker review
Centre Speaker Monitor Audio Bronze B Centre

Soundly, for serious "adult" heads in hard massive body acoustics. All diffusers composite emitters: in woofers - of MMP (Metal Matrix Polymer) new modification (Mk2), applied to the membrane tweeter corporate composite C-CAM. These technologies are applied in order to achieve reciprocating mode radiation....
Monitor Audio Bronze B1 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Monitor Audio Bronze B1

B1 is the most compact model of the modified Bronze series from Monitor Audio. High-tech drivers look very expensively. A favorable impression is deepened by well-damped body, carefully veneered with vinyl film - solidly made thing. The diffusers' material is the latest version of the branded MMP (Metal...
Monitor Audio Bronze B2 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Monitor Audio Bronze B2

Bronze B2 looks recognizably. The flange of characteristic form and metallic grill, under which the tweeter's dome goldenly gleams, aluminum (in view) woofer and even four branded nameplates in the form of crown "M" letter - the system of Monitor Audio can't be mistaken for something else. In fact, the...
Monitor Audio Bronze B4 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Monitor Audio Bronze B4

The second from the top model of budget line of Monitor Audio is Bronze B4. The quality of acoustic design makes a very good impression: a hard case made of MDF is reinforced by partitions; despite of small sizes the speaker system weigh 18 kg. The membranes of emitters are made of well-proven branded...
Monitor Audio Bronze BR1 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Monitor Audio Bronze BR1

Small by sizes body of Monitor Audio Bronze BR1 is carefully reinforced, the tweeter is protected by metallic grill, terminals are comfortably placed and even plastic plugs for mounting mesh are selected by color just-in-tone to finish. Mid-woofer's diffuser, iridescent silver-milk metallic, looks very...
Monitor Audio Bronze BR2 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Monitor Audio Bronze BR2

The modern version of very successful model B2 is called now BR2 (Bronze Reference 2), having been undergone significant improvements in the design. Thus, BR2 has a seriously modified tweeter with the dome made of the branded C-CAM composite, which is able to cover the range up to 30 kHz. Changes were...
Monitor Audio Bronze BR6 Speaker pair review
Speaker pair Monitor Audio Bronze BR6

"Bronze" series - the youngest in the range premiumnyh acoustics of this famous British manufacturer. Nevertheless, it uses the most modern technology, materials and design methods. 2.5-way system, ie one 140-mm woofer driver only plays bass, and the second, exactly the same and some mid-range to...
Monitor Audio Bronze BX2 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Monitor Audio Bronze BX2

Here is the reincarnation of bestseller BR2, referring the last generation of popular Bronze series. In addition to purely external changes, BX2 monitors received a number of significant technical innovations designed to increase sound quality. First of all, this is a new tweeter with extended working...
Monitor Audio Bronze BX5 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Monitor Audio Bronze BX5

In the famous Bronze series BX5 floor speaker systems are given the role of systems for small and medium-sized rooms. Like the most modern models, the systems are equipped with a bass-reflex, and for optimal air distribution the ports are installed on both front and rear walls of the body. The construction...
Monitor Audio BRW10 Subwoofer review
Subwoofer Monitor Audio BRW10

Relatively compact subwoofer BRW-10 belongs to the latest series of Bronze Reference, at first glance gives the impression of a rather modest in its capabilities bass machine. However, technical indicators, it in no way inferior competitors. Model is equipped with 10-inch driver with a diffuser from...
Monitor Audio BXW10 Subwoofer review
Subwoofer Monitor Audio BXW10

The BXW10 model represents the last generation of a budget line the Bronze. Unlike the previous versions this subwoofer is realized in closed acoustic design that improves accuracy of playback of low frequencies. The diffuser of a 10-inch head is made by the C-CAM patented technology used in almost all...
Monitor Audio Climate CL60 Outdoor speakers review
Outdoor speakers Monitor Audio Climate CL60

English Monitor Audio Climate CL60 speaker systems nicely differ not only by the highest build quality, by also by distinctive design. The bodies are cast from polypropylene resistant to aggressive environments and UV radiation. Protective grill is made of perforated aluminum and almost not prone to...
Monitor Audio Gold GS10 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Monitor Audio Gold GS10

GS10 monitors refer to the latest generation of the famous Gold series. Massive body of medium sizes is equipped with bass-reflex, the port of which has a special low-turbulent profile, being put to the back. Build quality meets the highest standards: internal space is reinforced with longitudinal and...
Monitor Audio Gold GX-FX Surround Speakers review
Surround Speakers Monitor Audio Gold GX-FX

The latest generation of Gold line includes several models of speakers for various purposes, some of whom are specialized systems GX-FX for scoring rear. They command respect not only first-class finishing (five options are available), but the quality factor and performance in general. In the massive...
Monitor Audio Gold GX100 Speaker pair review
Speaker pair Monitor Audio Gold GX100

Diffuser Midwoofer at Monitor Audio Gold GX100 is made of aluminum-magnesium alloy with ceramic coating (material came from the aerospace industry) and has a radial notch for increased rigidity. Even to look at the membrane is clearly very thin and light, much thinner than that of other manufacturers....
Monitor Audio Gold GX50 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Monitor Audio Gold GX50

GX50 - the representative of the latest generation of the famous "golden series" of Monitor Audio can be referred to a number of compact monitors. The newest dynamical heads made of the patented C-CAM composite are used in them, and drivers' manufacturing process for this series is special. To increase...
Monitor Audio Gold GXW15 Subwoofer review
Subwoofer Monitor Audio Gold GXW15

Subwoofer Gold GXW15 belongs to the second line from the top speaker of the British company Monitor Audio, positioned just above the model Platinum PLW15. In both machines use dynamic head with a diffuser diameter of 15 inches, made of firm material C-CAM. Long stroke cone, its large diameter and a massive...
Monitor Audio Gold Reference 20 Speaker pair review
Speaker pair Monitor Audio Gold Reference 20

Would you say that these models are manufactured without change for almost six years? While many of the speakers sought to decentralize development and production, Monitor Audio has taken the most cost-plus ways - completely abandoning the OEM parts, began to design and manufacture all of their own,...
Monitor Audio MRW10 Subwoofer review
Subwoofer Monitor Audio MRW10

The active MRW10 subwoofer effectually combines the traditional design and the innovative technical decisions. The main piece of hardware is the 10-inch driver specially developed with the MMP (Metal Matrix Polymer) composite diffuser. During its production the polypropylene base is reinforced with thin...
Monitor Audio Radius 390 Subwoofer review
Subwoofer Monitor Audio Radius 390

Active model 390 belongs to the newly updated and significantly expanded line of Radius. Hard case is almost perfect cube, on the side walls of which a pair of branded emitters. Diffuser 10-inch active driver is made on the proprietary C-CAM - a metal substrate is sprayed ceramic coating. Passive membrane...
Monitor Audio Radius R90HD Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Monitor Audio Radius R90HD

The British Monitor Audio has recently conducted a very thorough modernization of Radius line due to the use of advanced drivers. Novelties got HD index and came closer by sound to Silver series, but, as before, are positioned as a designer. Monitor Audio Radius R90HD are miniature monitors with concise...
Monitor Audio Silver 1 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Monitor Audio Silver 1

New Monitor Audio Silver 1 are designed to at least repeat the success of the predecessors from Silver RX line. Bass-reflex design with rear low-noise HiVell port is still used in monitors, but here is also a number of internal changes. Now, the whole layout is made with silver-plated cable made of oxygen-free...
Monitor Audio Silver 5i Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Monitor Audio Silver 5i

Absolutely adorable are the representatives of the Monitor Audio "Silver Series". All in wood, on neat foundations, they fascinate with the glow of the golden domes which stand out on the silver-matte background of the ceramic diffusers. In all the series' systems the Coated Ceramic Aluminium Magnesium...
Monitor Audio Silver 8 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Monitor Audio Silver 8

Monitor Audio Silver 8 is the representative of the updated Silver line - a three-way speaker system with the set of branded emitters and back bass reflex. The tandem of 6-inch drivers with C-CAM diffusers of the last generation, which have increased rigidity due to optimized RST technology, works up...
Monitor Audio Silver RS5 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Monitor Audio Silver RS5

Hand-made and perfectly finished with natural veneer Silver RS5 looks like live embodiment of modern British speaker system. The construction is almost monitor: a relatively small internal volume, bass-reflex and two bands. Although the bodies are simple, rectangular boxes, but they are damped well....
Monitor Audio Silver RS8 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Monitor Audio Silver RS8

Silver RS8 is the most powerful speaker system in Silver RS series. Sharp corners are eliminated in the design, all the edges are neatly rounded. The protective mesh also has rounded corners. A 25-mm tweeter with gilt C-CAM dome, located behind metallic protective grill, is based on the best tweeter...
Monitor Audio Silver RX6 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Monitor Audio Silver RX6

Compact speaker systems, RX6, have 2.5-way configuration with two 6-inches mid-woofers with the branded C-CAM diffusers of the last generation. This is an aluminum-magnesium alloy with ceramic coating, combining low weight and high rigidity. Small spherical hollows (RST technology) contribute to the...
Monitor Audio Silver RX8 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Monitor Audio Silver RX8

The largest floor systems in Silver RX series are made in slim bodies with narrower front panel. On the faceplate there are four branded drivers, among which the main energetic load lays on a pair of 6-inch woofers in bass-reflex design. Their diffusers are made of the patented C-CAM composite, being...
Monitor Audio Silver S2 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Monitor Audio Silver S2

Monitor Audio is the British company with thirty years of experience, which has its own division for the development of cases, and also has the laboratory where speakers are constructed. Monitor Audio also contributed much to the formation of Hi-Fi, starting to experiment with aluminum as the material...
Monitor Audio Silver S6 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Monitor Audio Silver S6

S6 is the latest version of Silver version from Monitor Audio. Deeply toned mahogany veneer in contrast with silver membranes of speakers seems to be almost black; the effect is enhanced in the diffused evening light. Gorgeous. Diffusers are made of well-proved C-CAM composite alloy. Woofer and midrange...
Monitor Audio Studio 6 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Monitor Audio Studio 6

British beauty Studio 6 clearly demonstrates by its appearance that here is really an expensive thing. The speaker systems look stylish and richly even when the radiating membranes are hidden partially by the veil of decorative grill. Class of the speakers does not cause a doubt: diffusers are the branded...