Monitor Audio Silver 50 Bookshelf Speakers
The ultra-compact Silver 50 introduces a completely new version of Monitor Audio’s special 5¼-inch C-CAM bass/mid-range drive unit, creating the most diminutive bookshelf model ever to appear in the line-up.
Silver 50 may be compact, but it delivers a big sound with impressive scale and dynamics. Prepare to be astounded.
Powerful magnets in the nimble Silver 50 stand-mount loudspeaker drive large, 32 mm voice coils to ensure impressive power handling and incredibly low distortion. Design criteria ensure that the Silver 50 will make the most of smaller living spaces by being placed close to a wall and yet still deliver clean, punchy bass. You will only hear well-balanced, pure mid-range without ever a hint of box coloration.
Strategic cabinet bracing and Monitor Audio’s bolt-through technology creates an amazingly solid speaker. Not only can it play louder and cleaner than its size suggests, it delivers an incredibly well balanced, pure mid-range for a gloriously natural sound.
This may be a smaller box but be prepared for a big, fulfilling sound.
- New 25 mm C-CAM (Ceramic-Coated Aluminium/Magnesium) tweeter, featuring vented Neo magnet system, optimised for lower distortion and cleaner sounding treble
- New 5¼-inch bass/mid driver with concave ‘dished’ C-CAM cone profile for optimal damping and improved mid-range clarity
- RST Cone profile for improved diaphragm rigidity and lower distortion
- Unique build ring/voice coil-cone coupling mechanism (DCF), optimised to reduce high-frequency cone break-up and increase the critical voice coil circumferential rigidity
- Cast polymer driver chassis design for improved rigidity and damping characteristics
- HiVe II port technology giving improved transient response and tighter bass, due to smoother airflow
- Pureflow silver-plated OFC copper internal cabling to allow the highest-quality transfer through the signal chain
- High-quality crossover components including premium grade, bespoke polypropylene film capacitors, air-core and low-loss laminated steel-core inductors allowing maximum signal transfer and zero distortion
- Rigid 20 mm MDF construction utilising scientifically-optimised bracing
- Single-bolt-through driver technology pioneered by Monitor Audio, providing increased bracing strength, rigidity and driver/baffle de-coupling
- Ultra-low-profile grilles featuring invisible magnetic grille fixings mean a clean visual styling
- Bespoke, high quality bi-wire terminals
|Monitor Silver 50 Specifications|
|minimum impedance||4.1 ohms @ 220 Hz|
|bass alignment||Bass reflex. HiVe II port system|
|external dimensions (including grille and terminals)||270 x 165 x 269 mm (10 5/8" x 6 1/2" x 10 9/16")|
|frequency response (-6dB)||52 Hz - 35 kHz|
|maximum SPL||110 dbA (pair)|
|Crossover frequency||3.0 kHz|
|sensitivity ([email protected])||87 dB|
|power handling||100 W|
|drive unit complement||1 x 5 1/4" RST bass/mid driver
1 x 1" (25mm) Gold Dome C-Cam tweeter
|Weight (each)||6 kg|
|nominal impedance||8 ohms|
|recommended amplifier requirements||40 - 100 W|