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Monitor Audio Silver

Monitor Audio Silver
alaScore 93

20 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Monitor Audio Silver. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. Many are negative about the usability, and reviews about the size and price are different.



We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Monitor Audio Silver is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Danny Phillips (

Monitor Audio Silver 6AV12


As speaker systems go, Monitor Audio's Silver 6AV12 is a shining example

Stunning build quality and styling ; Immersive soundstage and flawless tonal consistency ; Lucid detail and well-integrated bass

Smooth, easy tone better suited to music ; Expensive ; High-gloss finishes cost extra


May, 2014

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Monitor Audio Silver 6AV12


This is a top-notch surround package for the money. It's a worthy alternative to the award-winning KEF R100 5.1

Well matched character between the different speakers ; Seamless integration with the subwoofer ; Excellent surround speakers ; Lots of insight and precision ; Terrific build and finish

You’ll need quite a lot of space for the floorstanding fronts and centre ; A little care in matching is required

Overall, this Silver 6AV12 is a hugely capable package.

Expert review by : Danny Phillips (

Monitor Audio Silver 6AV12 review


Stunning design and build quality; immersive, gap-free soundstage; meticulous detail; tightly integrated bass

Lacks the potency of some systems; refined sound better suited to music; gloss options cost more

Highs: Stunning design and build quality; immersive, gap-free soundstage; meticulous detail; tightly integrated bass Lows: Lacks the potency of some systems; refined sound better suited to music; gloss options cost more

Sep, 2014

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AVTech Awards 2014/2015


Monitor Audio's Silver 8 is a wonderfully capable floorstander, delivering music with subtlety and sophistication and offering a cavernous, well-projected soundstage. The finely constructed cabinet sports a three-way design with a 100mm midrange driver...

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Monitor Audio Silver 6AV12 Review


Ed Selley finds out if you need a Silver package to reproduce the sound of the silver screen?

Exciting yet refined sound ; Lovely build and finish ; Clever subwoofer software

Needs thoughtful matching ; Front speakers need to be some distance from walls ; Lacquer finish at a premium

There are many references on the forums to the ‘Wife Acceptance Factor’ and many of them are derogatory - as if owning equipment that doesn’t look like it was made by blind men in a shed is some sort of cop out. In reality, many of us have front rooms...

Expert review by : Steve Munz (

Monitor Audio Silver Series Speakers Preview


Monitor Audio has released their new Silver series loudspeaker lineup at CEDIA 2013. Consisting of 8 different models, has Monitor Audio hit one out of the park? Keep reading to find out.

Dec, 2013

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Excellent speakers to pair with my tube amp


I was looking for a set of speakers to pair with my tube amp for use in my home office, I have an existing set of monitor speakers (Bronze 2) paired with my cambridge audio amp and trialed the tube amp with them and loved the sound, however when I...

Aug, 2017

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Excellent quality beautifully made


Could not be more pleased with these speakers amazing bass and clarity'very well made and finished real wood veneer the price is more than reasonable for the speakers and there performance still running them in but they can only get better

Jul, 2017

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The Product looks and sounds awesome


After years of using the very good kef q series, I decided to upgrade and also the fact of the color suiting the surroundings better I went in search of a new pair of speakers. I had considered the q300 but it was out of stock, I auditioned the dali...

sound awesome ; look stunning ; great value

nothing yet

Jul, 2017

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Great speakers, but...


..Athough the sound quality was great once set up, setting it up was quite difficult (especially with the wires and banana plugs we'd got). Instructions were minimal and not informative. But still a great set of speakers!

sound quality

instructions unclear

Feb, 2017

Product Specifications


Recommended amplifier power (max):120 / 200
Recommended amplifier power (min):40 / 80


Crossover Frequency:2000
Frequency range:32 - 35000 / 40 - 35000
Impedance:4 / 8
RMS rated power:120 / 200
Sensitivity:88 / 90


Colour of product:Black / Brown, Wood / Red, Wood / Walnut / Wood
Housing material:Wood


Audio output channels:1.0
Driver cone material:Aluminium
Mid-range driver diameter (imperial):10.2 / 20.3
Mid-range driver size:10.2 / 20.3
Number of drivers:2 / 4
Number of mid-range drivers:1
Number of Speakers:1
Number of tweeter drivers:1
Number of woofer drivers:2
Recommended usage:Universal
Speaker placement:Floor / Tabletop/bookshelf
Speaker Type:2-way / 3-way
Suitable for outdoor use: No
Tweeter: Yes
Tweeter diameter:2.54
Tweeter size:2.54
Woofer: Yes
Woofer diameter (imperial):15.2
Woofer size:15.2


Bass reflex: Yes
Equalizer: No

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Speaker interface type:TERMINAL

Technical Details

Finish type:High-gloss
Type finish:High-gloss

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:30 / 33.5
Height :100 / 37.5
Weight:23.3 / 9.7
Width:18.5 / 23