• Driver size Twin 6 1/2in
  • Driver size Mid 4in
  • Footprint 210mm x 330mm
  • C-CAM drivers C-CAM drivers
  • Ribbon Tweeter Ribbon Tweeter
  • HIVE PORT II HIVE PORT II
  • Bolt through driver Bolt through driver
  • 3-way 3-way

Technology

Gold 300 technology
  • C-CAM® (Ceramic-Coated Aluminium/Magnesium) ribbon transducer design – providing extension to a class leading 60KHz
  • HiVe®II port technology for better transient response and tighter bass
  • New C-CAM RST® (Rigid Surface Technology) bass/mid-range driver
  • Single bolt through driver fixings for improved bracing, rigidity and driver/baffle de-coupling
  • Die-cast alloy terminal panel arrangement with high quality bi-wire terminals and high end spade type link cables
  • Pureflow® silver internal cabling
  • Selected premium quality wood veneer or high gloss lacquer finishes
  • Rigid 20mm MDF construction throughout, employing radial and cross-bracing techniques for high rigidity resulting in low cabinet colouration
  • Invisible magnetic grille fixings provide a sleek visual effect.

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Specification

System Format

3-Way

Frequency Response

30 Hz - 60 kHz

Sensitivity (1W@1M)

90 dB

Nominal Impedance (ohms)

8

Maximum S.P.L (dBA)

116.8

Power Handling - R.M.S. (W)

200

Recommended Amplifier Requirements (W)

100 - 200

Bass Alignment

Bass reflex - HiVe®II port system

Crossover Frequency

L.F - M.F: 790 Hz
M.F - H.F: 2.3 kHz

Drive Unit Complement

2 x 6.5" RST® bass driver
1 x 4" RST mid-range driver
1 x C-CAM® H.F ribbon transducer

Cabinet Dimensions (HxWxD)

1060 x 210 x 330 mm
(413/4 x 81/4 x 13 inch)

Complete Dimensions Inc Terminals, Plinths & Spikes (HxWxD)

1105 x 317 x 370
(431/2 x 121/2 x 149/16)

Weight (each)

27.2kg (59lb 14oz)

Professional reviews

Gold 300

August 2016

Gold 300 - Style Meets Substance

"...highly recommended for a long look and listen", says Julie Mullins from The Absolute Sound about the pair of Gold 300s she reviewed. Impressed with both their style and sound, she calls the Gold 300 a "strikingly handsome speaker" with "stellar sonic capabilities". More great quotes from the review are below...

"Every detail of his gravelly diction came nearly as alive as if he were in the room. Fiddle and acoustic guitar, too, were reproduced with noteworthy naturalness."

"Soundstaging displayed reasonable depth and dimensionality, while bass lines resonated with respectable definition and without chuffing or noticeable overhang."

"...quite well balanced, pretty clean, and relatively neutral. Midrange proved to be a strong suit as well."

"...the Gold 300 was consistently balanced, rich, and full—and always sounded musical."

"...the Monitor Audio Gold 300 represents a special breed of loudspeaker that successfully combines style with substance..."

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Gold 300

October 2015

Gold 5.1 is a stunner!

October’s edition of Home Cinema Choice hosts a stunning review debut for the Gold 300AV 5.1 system. Awarding a Best Buy (rare at the price level) and five glorious stars in every category: Performance, Design, Features and Overall, the magazine’s home theatre doyen Adam Rayner concludes “So, the Gold 300AV costs plenty but offers enormity. It has the might and it has clarity. It can play sweet and linear at low levels or it can frighten the neighbours’ neighbours. The sheer bandwidth on tap is amazing and in truth, after admiring the design and finish and a little experimentation with the sub’s EQ settings, you’ll rapidly forget about the enclosures. The sound is immediately engaging, grasping you by the senses and dragging you into a movie with ease. With the Gold 300AV you get delicious performance in every direction. You could pay more and get less. Best buy, easy.”

Read the full review here or in the October 2015 issue of Home Cinema Choice.

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Gold 300

October 2015

Gold 300 - 'An Audiophile Bargain'!

Monitor Audio's Gold 300 has wowed esteemed reviewer John Bamford in another brilliant feature. Marvelling at the technology and premium finish, John awarded our floorstanding speaker the Hi-Fi News Outstanding Product badge!

"Priced considerably less than a king's ransom, this classy floorstander commands attention to the music, sounding open-mouthed and extended over an unusually wide frequency range."

"It served up a masterpiece of phrasing, harmony and rhythm."

Read the full review here or in the October 2015 issue of Hi-Fi News.

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