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Monitor Audio Silver

Monitor Audio Silver
alaScore 93

34 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Monitor Audio Silver. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The usability and price also get good feedback.

design, price, usability, size, reliability

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

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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

Recommended by TR

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...

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Great crisp sound


I've had the monitors for two weeks now. They were offered as part of a package. I listened to two other strongly recommended pairs of speakers at lower cost to reduce the overall purchase price but the Monitor Silvers were so obviously much better...

Jun, 2018

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Great sound - just what I have been missing


Was settled on some Kef LS50's, then heard the Monitor Audio range and bought the standmount Silver's. It isnt just the sound that is great it is the size. They look amazing, and fit in anywhere.

Jun, 2018

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Compact floor stander with big sound.


I purchased these speakers to pair with an Arcam solo music after a recommendation and audition at Richer Sounds. These are very compact speakers and fit into the room without being obtrusive. The build quality and finish is excellent. I set them up...

Jun, 2018

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Excellent floorstanders


These were bought to replace some twenty year old Mission bookshelf speakers that had been great, but were in need of an update. The sound quality is an improvement. They are expressive and have plenty of depth. They are well built, slim units as well.

Jun, 2018

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


Color 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):4 / 8
Mid-range driver size:4 / 8
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:N
Tweeter: Yes
Tweeter diameter:1
Tweeter Size:1
Woofer: Yes
Woofer diameter (imperial):6
Woofer Size:6


Bass reflex: Yes
Equalizer: No

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Speaker interface type:Terminal
Wireless technologies:Wired

Technical Details

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.8 / 13.2
Height:14.8 / 39.4
Weight:21.4 / 51.4
Width:7.28 / 9.06