The W200 is a subwoofer with a potent 220W DSP controlled Class D amplifier. It powers a side-firing 10” long throw C-CAM bass driver equipped with a huge, dual stack magnet system. Complementing the active driver is a 10” Auxiliary Bass Radiator (ABR). Select ‘music’, ‘movie’ and ‘impact’ pre-set response curves using a back-panel switch.
- C-CAM cone technology
- 10” flat ABR (Auxiliary Bass Radiator)
- Tuned for tight, fast bass punch
- 220watt class-D power amplifier
- DSP providing accurate filter characteristics
- Advanced limiters designed to ensure the W200 never loses control.
- 3 x pre-set bass modes (Music, Movie, Impact)
- 12V trigger input – ensures W200 switches on and off with other equipment.
- Heavy duty MDF construction
- Discreet black cloth finish.
Active sub-woofer system - Auxilary (ABR) loading. 18mm MDF cabinet (CARB2 approved)
Low Frquency Limit
Upper frequency limit
Variable 40 - 120Hz @ 24dB/Octave
Amplifier Power Output
220 watts @ 1% THD+N
Class - D amplifier with Switch mode power supply (SMPSU)
Bass EQ Switch
Music / Movie / Impact
Line Level >3.5mmV
Input Level Requirements
Standby after approx. 20 minutes if no signal sensed
1 x 10" (250mm) C-CAM® Long Throw Driver
1 x 10" (260mm) Auxilary bass radiator
> 20K Ohms
Mains input voltage
100 - 120 Vac / 220 - 240 Vac 50/60Hz (Factory Region Present)
Dimensions (H x W x D)(Including grilles and feet)
420 x 385 x 385 mm / 169/16 x 163/16 x 163/16 Inches
Stereo RCA in, LFE in, 12v Trigger in (3.5 mono mini-jack)
12v Trigger input
5 12v via 3.5 via mono mini-jack socket
200 watts / 0.5 watts in Standby (ErP approved)
15.96Kg (35lb, 2oz)
"It sounds bigger than it actually is."
AV Forums tried Mass out, and asked "Can this unusually styled set of speakers take the fight to the category champions?"
Well, with a shiny 'AV Forums Recommended' award, it would appear that MASS certainly can! "MASS manages the most important achievement of any sub/sat system - it sounds bigger than it actually is."
"The use of identical satellites means that the handover from speaker to speaker is seamless and this further aids the sense of being in the thick of the action. The reproduction of fine detail is extremely convincing and like its larger brethren, the MASS achieves this without needing to drive the bolts out of it - although you can push it fairly hard without it hardening up."
BBC Music Magazine
5 Stars for Mass from BBC Music Magazine
"The power produced by the diminutive satellite speakers is nothing short of breathtaking-this level of sound seems to have no business emanating from a system of this size...This is, pound for pound, one of the finest 5.1 systems I have across and one that is equally at home with music as it is with full movie surround."
Sound & Vision Magazine
Sound & Vision Magazine: MASS Test Report
Sound & Vision magazine has examined Monitor Audio's own MASS 5.1 speaker package in a detailed Test Report. Esteemed reviewer Al Griffin gave his opinion of the system:
"Monitor Audio has distilled the know-how that informs its higher-end speaker lines into a compact speaker package aimed at home theater newbies, I can't help but envy them."
"With MASS, not only will they get a full 5.1 system at an affordable price, but...the experience is sure to exceed their expectations"
Read the full review in the September 2013 issue of Sound & Vision magazine.
Home Cinema Choice
MASS Review in Home Cinema Choice Magazine
Mark Craven, editor of Home Cinema Choice magazine, is not one to hand over awards lightly. He’s seduced however by the MASS package: perfectly formed and priced, and complete with a mule’s kick in the bass department. He says “put into action with film soundtracks, the MASS system simply shines…the sound is crisp, detailed and utterly immersive. Overall, Monitor Audio’s newest product lineup is the perfect partner for a mid-range AVR in a living room cinema setup. Everything from the build quality and design to movie and (sub assisted) music performance impresses.”
Read the full review in Home Cinema Choice magazine issue 217.
What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision
Small system, big sound, massive achievement.
It shouldn’t be possible for such room-filling sound to come from so space-friendly a system – yet it does! The experts at What Hi-Fi? have experienced a few unlikely outcomes in their time, but nothing as downright astonishing as the performance of our latest miracle of precision engineering: the highly bijou MASS AV system. And they’ve taken it to their hearts, awarding it five stars and price-class winner at this year’s What Hi-Fi? Awards. The team says:
'What struck us immediately was the sense of scale and power - for such petite speakers, we were blown away by the big and confident output of sound. And they’re certainly capable of filling a decent-sized room as well; our testing rooms were engulfed in seamless, controlled soaring dynamics.'
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