• Bookshelf Bookshelf
  • GOLD C-CAM Tweeter GOLD C-CAM Tweeter
  • C-CAM drivers C-CAM drivers
  • HIVE PORT II HIVE PORT II
  • 2-way 2-way
  • Driver size 8in
  • Footprint 230mm x 335mm

Technology

Silver 2  technology
  • 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.
  • 8” 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.

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Specification

System Format

2-Way

Frequency Response

40Hz - 35kHz

Sensitivity (1W@1M)

88dB

Nominal Impedance

8 Ohms

Maximum SPL (dBA)

112.6 (pair)

Power Handling (RMS)

120W

Recommended Amplifier Requirements (RMS)

40-120W

Bass Alignment

Bass reflex - rear ported
HiVe®II port System

Crossover Frequency

2.0kHz

Drive Unit Complement

1 x 8" RST® Bass/Mid driver
1 x 1" (25mm) C-CAM® gold dome tweeter

Cabinet Dimensions excluding Grille & Terminals: (HxWxD)

375 x 230 x 300 mm
(143/4 x 91/16 x 1113/16 inch)

Product External Dimensions including Terminals: (HxWxD)

375 x 230 x 323 mm
(143/4 x 91/16 x 1211/16 inch)

Product External Dimensions Including Grille & Terminals: (HxWxD)

375 x 230 x 335 mm
(143/4 x 91/16 x 133/16 inch)

Individual Weight

9.7 Kg (21 lb 6 oz)

Professional reviews

Hi-Fi Choice Magazine

Silver 2

November 2014

Silver 2: Hi-Fi Choice Recommended!

Hi-Fi Choice Magazine is celebrating 2014 in their Yearbook of essential tech, with our very own Silver 2 bookshelf speaker featuring in a shining review!

"they offer a more gutsy yet relaxed presentation that's very good at carrying dynamic accents that most others miss."

"the Monitor Audio tweeter proves one of the best in the group, with real delicacy that makes others seem ragged."

Awarded with a Hi-Fi Choice Recommended badge, the Silver 2 leaves a lasting impression:

"Excellent all rounder with a performance way beyond its price."

Read the full review in the Hi-Fi Choice Yearbook 2014 (issue 392) available now.

User reviews

Clive Polles Monitor Audio UK

Silver 2

November 2013

I had the chance to listen to the silver 2 and I was blown away by their clarity and musicality they put my old loved rs6 floor standers to shame I had the RS6 5.1 package for more than 3 yrs now tried to change them went for the ASB soundbar wasn't a good experience now I know what to buy next and it's all made of silver thank you Monitor audio.

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