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Monitor Audio Silver W-12 Subwoofer

The Monitor Audio Silver Series subwoofer delivers seismic bass right down to 22 Hz using a powerful, long throw 12-inch driver.


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€ 1,150.00

The new Silver W12 active subwoofer introduces a number of new design developments housed in a compact high power unit. A new 500 watt DSP controlled amplifier utilises advanced switch-mode power conversion techniques and superior processing to increase dynamic control and deliver far greater head-room. The W12’s sealed box construction ensures that this potent unity of power and control delivers tight, fast and tuneful bass all the way down to a thunderous 22Hz in a typical room set up. The sealed box, front-firing driver design makes for easy installation and EQ where close proximity to a room boundary may be necessary.

The W-12 also features Monitor Audio’s proprietary and innovative APC (Automatic Position Correction) system, which uses a microphone and test tones to identify detrimental room modes and correct frequency response for the room and position automatically. This simple and quick process will ensure perfectly optimised seismic bass quality in any room.

Silver W-12 | Subwoofer | Monitor Audio

Ultra long throw 12” driver featuring concave ‘dished’ C-CAM® cone.
Triple suspended driver for ultimate linearity, ensuring control at high power and long excursions.
Oversized black anodized 3” driver voice coil provides high power handling and low distortion.
Powerful 500 watt RMS Class-D amplifier ensures instantaneous high current delivery.
DSP processing with driver optimisation and crossover performed digitally.
Monitor Audio developed Automatic Position Correction® (APC) optimises response for room acoustics.
USB input for firmware updates.
Three pre-set EQ mode settings (Music, Movie, Impact).
12 volt trigger provides switching control from AV amp or processor.
25mm (1”) MDF construction.
Heavy radial cabinet bracing.
Top mounted control panel for easy access to main features.
Selected real wood veneer or high gloss piano finishes.


Low Frequency Response

20 Hz (Typical IEC room)

Upper Frequency Limit

40 – 120 Hz variable

Low Pass Filter Alignment

Active 4th order 24 db/octave

Amplifier Power Output

500 W continuous

Amplifier Classification

Class-D amplifier with switched-mode power supply (SMPSU)

Bass EQ Profiles

1: Movie
2: Music
3: Impact

Phase Control

0 & 180 degrees

Auto Sensing

Line Level >2 mV

Input Level Requirements

Standby after 20 minutes if no signal sensed

Driver Complement

1 x 12” C-CAM subwoofer driver featuring triple suspension and 3” long throw voice coil

12 V Trigger Input

5 – 12 V via 3.5 mm mono mini-jack socket

Cabinet Dimensions (excluding grille and amp)

340 x 340 x 380 mm (13 3/8" x 13 3/8" x 14 15/16”)

Dimensions (including grille, amp and feet)

370 x 340 x 410 mm (14 9/16" x 13 3/8" x 16 1/8”)

Mains Input Voltage

110 – 120 Vac / 220 – 240 Vac 50/60 Hz (Electronically Auto selected)

Power Consumption

400 W / 0.5 W in Standby (ErP approved)

Weight (unpacked)

20.1 kg


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