Monitor Audio Monitor 3G 50 Bookshelf Speakers

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Monitor 50

The compact Monitor 50s are designed to be placed in a bookshelf type environment and they deliver a surprisingly powerful performance for such small speakers.

The Monitor 50's modern square cabinets complement the 51/2" MMP II drivers and 25 mm black C-CAM tweeters. By placing the tweeters in the top corner of the speakers, Monitor Audio has been able to reduce the size of the cabinet and give a unique appearance.

The compact dimensions, driver technology and rear port allow the speakers to perform in the most confined locations. As the cabinet is rear ported, the output is well damped and is suitable for placement close to a wall. A single set of high quality gold plated binding posts provide the connections for a suitable amplifier. The Monitor 50s certainly sound bigger than they look.

Monitor Audio Monitor 50 bookshelf speakers


•  Classic Monitor Audio speaker design with a playful twist

• MMP II (Metal Matrix Polymer) driver cones

• High overall impedance (8 ohms) – easy to drive with lower power amplifiers

• Black C-CAM (Ceramic-Coated Aluminium Magnesium) dome tweeter – derived from Monitor Audio’s award-winning Bronze series

• Creative use of 51/2" and 61/2" drivers have delivered a compact bookshelf, floorstand model together with larger bookshelf and floorstander to complement larger rooms and higher power applications

• HiVe II (High Velocity, Low Noise Reflex Port) technology – for an improved transient response and tighter bass, due to smoother airflow

Walnut finish, with contrasting grey baffle

• Can be wall-mounted using Monitor Audio Fix-M Speaker Mount utilising its rear fixing point


    Frequency Response: - 6dB: 55Hz - 30kHz 

    Sensitivity (1W@1m): 87 dB

    Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms

    Power Handling (RMS): 70 W

    Recommended Amplifier Requirements (RMS): 15 - 70 W

    Cabinet Design: Rear ported bass reflex with HiVe®II port technology

    Crossover Frequency: 2.8 kHz

    Drive Unit Complement: 1 x 140mm MMP II bass/mid-range driver, 1 x 25mm black C-Cam driver

    External Dimensions: 206 x 206 x 237.8 mm (H x W x D)

    Weight (Individual): 3.56 Kg