• Bookshelf Bookshelf
  • GOLD C-CAM Tweeter GOLD C-CAM Tweeter
  • C-CAM drivers C-CAM drivers
  • Footprint 165mm x 180mm
  • HIVE PORT II HIVE PORT II
  • 2-way 2-way
  • Driver size 5 1/2in

Technology

BX1 technology
  • C-CAM® tweeter with bandwidth beyond 30kHz
  • 5 1/2" C-CAM® bass and mid-range drivers refined by FEA analysis.
  • Single bolt-through drivers.  A design feature which means the driver is not fixed to the front baffle and cannot transmit vibrations and therefore colouration to the cabinet.
  • Improved cabinet rigidity and stability
  • HiVe®II port technology to speed the transit of air from the cabinet, resulting in more dynamic bass.
  • High-quality terminal panels blend easy access with high-end functionality.
  • Choice of four high quality vinyl wood finishes.

Specification

Frequency Response +/- 3dB

55Hz - 30kHz

Sensitivity (1W@1m)

88 dB

Nominal Impedance

8 ohms

Power Handling (RMS)

70 W

Recommended Amplifier Requirements (RMS)

15 - 70 W

Cabinet Design

Rear ported bass reflex. HiVe®II port technology

Crossover Frequency

3.2 kHz

Drive Unit Complement

1 x 140mm (5 1/2") C-CAM® bass mid-range driver.
1 x 25mm (1") gold dome C-CAM® tweeter

External Dimensions: (H x W x D)

260 x 165 x 180 mm
10 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 7 1/16 inches

Weight (Individual)

3.86 Kg (8.5 lb)

Professional reviews

BX1

August 2011

First Tests - Bronze BX1

"Compact; smart design; clear midrange; decent bass depth and control; good scale."

BX1

May 2013

Bronze BX1 Certified & Recommended

“The Monitor Audio Bronze BX1 looks like a high-end product.”

“Over and over, the panelists described the BX1’s sound as “flat”, but they meant that as a compliment. They meant flat in terms of frequency response, i.e., without any peaks and dips that color the sound.”

“This is an all-around good speaker. It works really well on rock, pop, acoustic music... almost anything.”

“I felt that the BX1’s tweeter was definitely the best in this bunch, the only one that showed not a trace of edginess. It was also in perfect balance with the woofer; Monitor’s engineers nailed the crossover on this speaker.”

“A neutral sound that treats any kind of music with respect. If that’s what you want, the BX1 will provide.”

- Brent Butterworth, Sound+Vision, April 2013

BX1

May 2011

First Tests - Bronze BX1

"Compact; smart design; clear midrange; decent bass depth and control; good scale."

User reviews

Victor Romiszewski Monitor Audio UK

BX1

November 2014

Monitor Audio BX1 is a superb little speaker. Its portrayal of sound serves the music rather than enhancing the sound in a artificial fashion. It does all the 'hifi' basics (bass, treble, dynamics, PRAT and resolution) in a acceptable musical fashion. Not bad for a speaker worth £200.00

Stephen Fairchild Monitor Audio UK

BX1

February 2014

Just got my bx1s nice clear powerful sound from such small speakers ......for once size isnt important....great little speakers for the money

Ryan Anderson Monitor Audio UK

BX1

February 2013

I own a pair of Monitor Audio Bx5 as well and all I can say is that the BX1s really rock. I love doing sound comparisons between the two sets and I can say that for such a small speaker they give you a large full sound with great detail and clarity, I think if i had heard the BX1s first I might not have even given the BX5s a listen as they really did it for me. Dont be fooled by their size!

Edward B Monitor Audio UK

BX1

January 2013

Chuffed with the voluminous sound generated by such small speakers. From everything from bass-heavy songs such as "Supermassive Black Hole" to acoustic numbers like Led Zeppelin's "Babe I'm Gonna Leave You", my BX1s have never failed to prove seriously impressive.

stephen tree Monitor Audio UK

BX1

October 2012

i am new to ma but like very much what i am hearing i listen to a big range of music and it all sounds very nice

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Purpose-built from aluminium to be strong, light, safe, easy to fit and to adjust, this stylish accessory will deliver the perfect effect on-ceiling or on-wall, aesthetically and sonically.

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