Monitor Audio A40 (Each)

A40

Monitor Audio A40 (Each)

A40

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Centre or Surround channel speaker which can be used vertically or horizontally, freestanding or wall mounted. Combines the best of Monitor Audio technology in a stylish, compact and rigid die-cast alloy cabinet.

  • Bracket allows for forward and backward adjustment plus a 22.5º tilt upwards and downwards for optimum setup.
  • Can be used vertically or horizontally, as a centre or surround channel
  • 2 x 5 1/2" C-CAM® mid/bass driver with RST® technology
  • 1" Gold C-CAM Tweeter
  • HiVe®II port technology delivers smoother airflow for better transient response and tighter bass
  • Magnetic Grilles; for the sleekest effect there are no visible fixings
  • Rigid die-cast alloy cabinet
  • Finished in luxurious metallic black high gloss or metallic pearl white high gloss

GOLD DOME C-CAM

The gold dome tweeter is formed from a ceramic-coated aluminium/magnesium alloy, gold anodised to a specific thickness for ideal stiffness and damping characteristics. Its new profile and surround geometry have been developed using advanced modelling tools, to provide the optimum qualities for accurate sound reproduction. The new design moves the first order of breakup to beyond 35kHz, producing a linear response way beyond audibility, which matches the wide frequency bandwidth available from HD music and cinema sound formats.

The gold dome is thinner, lighter, more rigid and therefore more efficient than domes made from other materials which are prone to distortion in the audio band.

HIVE II PORT TECHNOLOGY

A new type of port technology which uses a straight rifled design to accelerate air flow and reduce turbulence. HiVe II technology has the ability to move air in and out much quicker than a conventional port, the result is fast powerful bass coupled with superior transient response.

MAGNETIC GRILLE FIXING

Ultra-powerful Neodymium magnets hold the speaker grilles in place, allowing for easier installation and access. In-ceiling models offer the opportunity to use square and circular grilles for the ideal aesthetic result.

RST

The Rigid Surface Technology (RST) cone profile is inspired by the Japanese art of Origami, which demonstrates how a very light material (like paper) can be strengthened and made more rigid by making small and precise folds on its surface. Monitor Audio has applied this principle in designing the CAM/RST cones for the GX and RX ranges. Developed and perfected using sophisticated computer modelling (Finite Element Analysis), the GX mid and bass driver cones have been strengthened by a series of radial ribs; the RX driver cones by a pattern of dimples. Our simulations have proved that RST significantly increases cone rigidity, allowing the radiating surfaces to resist mechanical bending forces, which can twist the shape of conventional driver cones to produce distorted sound. The strengthening effect of RST means that we can use thinner, lighter and more responsive C-CAM cones, which provide speed and accuracy while offering greatly reduced distortion. The RST patterns also help to displace standing waves that can propagate on the cone's surface.

Customizations
Frequency Response +/- 3dB 50Hz - 35KHz
Sensitivity (1W@1M) 90dB
Driver Compliment 2 x 140mm (5 1/2") C-CAM® mid/bass driver with RST® technology. 1 x 25mm (1") C-CAM® gold dome tweeter.
Nominal Impedance 8 ohms
Maximum SPL (each) 116.8 dBA
Recommended Amplifier Requirements (RMS) 50 - 200W
Bass Alignment Bass reflex - twin front mounted Dual HiVE®II ports
Power Handling (RMS) 200W
Crossover Frequency 600Hz & 3.0kHz
External Dimensions: (H x W x D) 610 x 140 x 100 mm 24 x 5 1/2 x 3 15/16 inch
Weight (Individual) 6.85kg (15 1/8lbs)

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