Its a slightly elongated cube 340 x 340 x 380mm with a small panel of controls conveniently placed on top.The 6AV12 is a 5. But anyone with this sort of money to spend will be pleased to hear that the speakers incorporate technology filtered down from the more expensive Platinum and Gold ranges, alongside other driver innovations.1 speaker package from Monitor Audios newly-updated Silver series, including a pair of Silver 6 floorstanders at the front 1,000, the Silver Centre 375, a pair of Silver FX surround speakers 500 and the Silver W12 subwoofer 1,000. Not only do they look stunning in their High Gloss White finish, but theyre also ridiculously solid and hefty.
But the glossy finish and heavy cabinet, which tips the scales at 9. By flicking a switch on the back, you can choose between bipole and dipole operation, both of which offer a more enveloping sound than traditional monopole speakers.ROUND-UP: Best Surround Sound SystemsMonitor Audio Silver 6AV12 DesignThese are the sort of speakers that smack you round the chops the moment you pull them from the box. The Silver 6s come with a plinth that screws onto the bottom you can leave it off if space is tight as well as screw-on feet with spikes for placement on a carpet.
We should mention here that the prices at the top of the review are for the Rosenut, Walnut, Natural Oak and Black Oak real wood finishes, but there is a premium for the High Gloss Black and White versions add 100 for Silver 6 and W12, 50 for Silver FX and 38 for Silver Centre.Most 5.Finally, like all the other speakers the new W12 subwoofer is astonishingly attractive and well-made. Youre getting a lot of speaker for your money.
While not as bulky as the DALI Zensor Vokal, the Silver Centre commands a significant chunk of space under your TV.6kg, exudes luxury and it looks great with the grille removed. For hard floors simply remove the spikes and rest them on the polymer pads. These include two standmount speakers Silver 1 and 2 500 and 650 per pair respectively plus two step-up floorstanders, Silver 8 and 10 1,250 and 1,500 per pair respectively.
READ MORE: High-End Surround Sound System Reviews. Monitor Audio has combined these particular speakers to deliver the best-possible surround experience, but as theyre available separately you can mix and match them with the other four new models in the range.1 packages draft in conventional standmount speakers for the rear channels but Silver FX is a dedicated home cinema affair. Again, build quality is exceptionally good and the high-gloss finish is dreamy.
Despite standing 885mm tall, they dont seem bulky or imposing, a feeing enhanced by their clean, uncluttered front panels all you can see are the light grey magnetic grilles. FX looks gorgeous too. Its distinctive bipole/dipole design, with a front-facing mid/bass driver, tweeters on the angled side panels and a flat backside, is made for wall-mounting there are brackets fixed to the back. The striking Silver 6 floorstanders are the centrepiece of the system.
As you can see, this is not a system for budget buyers. Yes youd expect this level of opulence for just under 3k, but that doesnt make our astonishment any less valid. The busy back panel houses crossover, power mode and phase controls, a 12V trigger, stereo RCA in/out and LFE in/out. Pull these off and youll expose the driver array 6in bass and mid/bass drivers and 1in gold-dome tweeters whose thick rubber surrounds juxtapose stylishly with the white finish. Stay tune for the next updates!