The super compact new Silver 1 features a single 6” C-CAM® bass/mid-range driver featuring dimpled RST® cone technology in a classic two-way monitor configuration. Size-defying high output and dynamic delivery make the Silver 1 the ideal choice for small to medium rooms in two-channel stereo or multi-channel cinema systems.
- Improved C-CAM® (Ceramic-Coated Aluminium/Magnesium) gold dome tweeter design with damped rear chamber and innovative dome venting technique for improved clarity and wider operating bandwidth
- 6" bass driver with concave 'dished' C-CAM cone profile
- RST® (Rigid Surface Technology) cone profile, for improved diaphragm rigidity and reduced distortion
- Improved cast polymer bass chassis design for better rigidity and reduced reflections
- HiVe®II port technology delivers smoother airflow for better transient response and tighter bass
- Single bolt through driver systems for increased overall bracing, rigidity and driver/baffle de-coupling
- Pureflow® Silver plated OFC copper internal cabling
- High quality crossovers with premium grade polypropylene film capacitors
- Available in selected premium quality wood veneers or high gloss finishes
- Rigid 20mm MDF construction throughout, employing radial and cross-bracing techniques for high rigidity and low cabinet colouration
- Invisible magnetic grille fixing provides clean visual styling when the grille is off
45Hz - 35kHz
Maximum SPL (dBA)
Power Handling (RMS)
Recommended Amplifier Requirements
Bass reflex - rear ported
HiVe®II port System
Drive Unit Complement
1 x 6" RST® Bass/Mid driver
1 x 1" (25mm) C-CAM® gold dome tweeter
Cabinet Dimensions: (Excluding Grille, Terminals & plinth) (H x W x D)
312 x 185 x 240 mm
(12 5/16 x 7 5/16 x 9 7/16 inch)
Product External Dimensions: (Including Terminals) (H x W x D)
312 x 185 x 263 mm
(12 5/16 x 7 5/16 x 10 3/8 inch)
Product External Dimensions: (Including Grille & Terminals) (H x W x D)
312 x 185 x 275 mm
(12 5/16 x 7 5/16 x 10 13/16 inch)
6.95 Kg (15 lb 4 oz)
Secrets of Home Theater
Home Theater Hi-Fi Praises Silver 1
Jay Haider (Secrets of Home Theater & High Fidelity) recently reviewed a pair of Silver 1 bookshelf speakers, and evidently was quite impressed, stating that the speakers have beautiful finish and construction, fantastic treble and surprisingly potent bass.
"...the Monitor Audio Silver 1 is an excellent speaker. It's fit and finish rivals or exceeds speakers its size two price classes up."
"...a gorgeously crafted bookshelf speaker with mostly excellent engineering, surprisingly powerful bass, and world-class treble."
"The Silver 1's crossover shows engineering excellence both heard and measured, and the tweeter is a marvel."
"Monitor Audio's Silver 1 does an awful lot right, looks beautiful, and is worth a close listen."
Hi-Fi Choice Recommends Silver 1
Esteemed reviewer David Price has tested the Silver 1 in an in-depth review for Hi-Fi Choice Magazine.
As well as giving a full Five Stars to our "small but perfectly formed" speaker, the Silver 1 was also awarded with the Hi-Fi Choice Recommended title. In concluding the review, David Price listed the following reasons:
"Big, punchy, detailed sound; superb finish; value"
Read the full coverage in the November issue of Hi-Fi Choice Magazine.
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- DSP processing with driver optimisation and crossover performed digitally.
- Monitor Audio developed Automatic Position Correction® (APC) optimises response for room acoustics.
- New C-CAM® gold dome tweeter design with damped rear chamber and innovative dome venting technique for improved clarity and wider operating bandwidth.
- New 8” bass driver with concave ‘dished’ C-CAM cone profile for better damping and improved mid-range clarity.
- RST® cone profile, for improved diaphragm rigidity and reduced distortion.
- New cast polymer bass chassis design for better rigidity and reduced reflections.
- HiVe®II port technology delivers smoother airflow for better transient response and tighter bass.
- Single bolt through driver systems for increased overall bracing, rigidity and driver/baffle de-coupling.
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