• Floor Standing Floor Standing
  • C-CAM drivers C-CAM drivers
  • Ribbon Tweeter Ribbon Tweeter
  • Driver size Twin 5 1/2in
  • Driver size Mid 4in
  • Footprint 170mm x 300mm
  • HIVE PORT II HIVE PORT II
  • 3-way 3-way

Technology

GX200 technology
  • C-CAM® (Ceramic-Coated Aluminium/Magnesium) ribbon transducer design – providing extension to a class leading 60KHz
  • HiVe® port technology for better transient response and tighter bass
  • C-CAM RST® (Rigid Surface Technology) drivers
  • 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 veneers or high gloss piano 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

Specification

System Format

3 Way

Frequency Response

35 Hz - 60 kHz

Sensitivity (1W@1M)

89 dB

Nominal Impedance

8 ohms

Maximum S.P.L (Per pair in room)

114.5 dBA

Power Handling (RMS)

150 W

Recommended Amplifier Requirements (RMS)

100 - 150 W

Bass Alignment

Bass reflex. HiVe port system

Crossover Frequency

L.F - M.F: 400 Hz
M.F - H.F: 2.6 kHz

Drive Unit Compliment

2 x 5.5" RST bass driver
1 x 4" RST mid-range driver
1 x C-CAM H.F ribbon transducer

External Dimensions excl Stand (H x W x D)

951 x 170 x 300 mm
(37 7/16 x 6 11/16 x 11 13/16 inch)

Weight (each)

22.2 Kg (48.9 lbs)

Professional reviews

GX200

November 2012

Canada Hi-Fi GX200 Review

"The GX200 is a very handsome floor standing speaker with a small enough footprint that it will fit into most listening environments. Monitor Audio says that this makes the speakers placement friendly, allowing them to be positioned relatively close to a wall.”

“The fit and finish appeared to be perfect.”

“The midrange was rich and neutral, as the bass line played cheerfully with good depth and articulation. The GX200’s offered excellent stereo imaging and effortless motion as the song demanded the ringing of the strings to flow between the channels.”

“I quickly realized just how much high frequency information these speakers were able to extract from the music. I literally heard high frequency components that I haven’t heard before. The C-CAM ribbon tweeter played with amazing speed and delivered awesome resolution."

“The GX200 reproduced the sound of the various guitars used throughout the album with extraordinary realism - I felt like I was playing guitar myself.”

“The Monitor Audio GX200 delivered an undeniably enjoyable, musically passionate performance during its stay in my home. I took it through the paces with all kinds of music, ranging from classical to hard rock and it always pleased me with its sound. Those who enjoy listening to jazz and classical should find this speaker particularly attractive since it’ll extract the finest details from high frequencies and provide a great three dimensional soundstage. The GX200 is indeed a great sounding speaker and offers excellent value at its price point.”

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GXFX

November 2012

Sound+Vision GX200 System Review

“Excellent build quality and equally impressive sound make the Gold GX a great choice for a multichannel system.”

“…outstanding definition and clarity in the highs, and a soundstage that extended well beyond the towers’ physical locations.”

“The Gold GX system’s crisp, finely layered presentation proved an especially good match for surround music. ..excellent tonal match between the front channels and GXFX surrounds made songs… sound wonderfully seamless. It was like being immersed in a pool of dense, ambient guitar and bass.”

“Drums and bass sounded clean and dynamic — I could clearly feel the wallop of kick drum in my chest. Monitor Golds managed to convey the dense spatial swirl of percussion instruments, keyboards, and background vocals while maintaining excellent clarity on guitars and Bryan Ferry’s frontand-
center vocals.”

“…rain really sounded as if it was pouring down in dense sheets from the front of my room. During the chase that ensues, sound-effects pans as the
cars swirled and spun out had a convincingly full, near-360° trajectory. The GXW-15 sub was hardly a wallflower during this sequence. When a freight
train slams into the cab mid-chase, the resulting impact was bone-rattling."

“The GXC 150’s spot-on tonal match with the towers resulted in excellent front-stage clarity.”

“Monitor Audio’s Gold GX system is a well-crafted speaker package that’s capable of pinning you to the couch on movies and drenching your ears with detail on music.”

GXFX

November 2012

Monitor Audio Gold GX 5.1 Speaker System

"The Monitor Audio speakers delivered the richness of the doubled-up guitar strings with fullness in the mid frequencies and an amazing bell-like quality in the higher octaves. The depth and texture of this presentation was as close as I’ve heard from a real 12 string guitar."

"The ribbon tweeters reproduced the high frequencies of both instruments and voices with an amazing sizzle and a high level of detail. The tweeter presentation was airy, super clean and smoothly integrated with the mid frequencies, not once did I detect any harshness in the upper registers."

"The Gold GX series served up a perfectly balanced frequency range and one of the cleanest, luscious sounding mid-ranges I’ve had the pleasure of listening to in my home theatre."

"Whether I listened to music or watched movies, they never failed to engage me at the highest level. Voices and instruments sounded true-to-life and hence music was always full of emotion, regardless of choice of genre. On many occasions I felt like the performers were right in my room. During movies with good soundtracks (and visuals) the Gold GX series were capable of creating a total suspension of disbelief, making me feel like I was part of the action."

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GX200

April 2012

Hi-Fi News GX200 review

The "Home of Real Hi-Fi" gives an in-depth analysis of Monitor Audio's GX200 floorstanding speaker:

"The Patricia Barber recording sounded wonderfully three-dimensional, and with Reference Recordings' high resolution recording of the Tchaikovsky piece the GX200s came alive, the fine detail of percussion in the orchestra delivered with electrostatic-like transparency".

Read the full review in the May 2012 issue of Hi-Fi News available now.

 

 

Gold GX

November 2011

Setting the Gold Standard

Home Cinema Choice magazine gives their verdict on the Gold GX Series with an all round 5 star approval across the board.

In the latest January 2012 issue of Home Cinema Choice magazine our Gold GX series was reviewed, tried and tested for performance, design and features and then rewarded with a fantastic overall review of 5/5 stars across the categories.

Here's a snippet taken from the full review "Running through Pirates...had me scribbling all sorts of notes ('huge, rich, foundation-shifting bass with power and grip'; 'nil flex on the 15in piston'; 'Exciting, musical and able to create a sense of scale'), but all you need to know is that I loved this system with a passion."

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