"For such petite speakers, we were blown away by the big and confident output of sound." What Hi-Fi Sound & Vision magazine.
Superior satellite speakers
The Monitor Audio MASS satellite speakers are every bit the full-sized speaker, just scaled down. Rather than using inferior components, Monitor Audio uses its hi-fi quality drive units, such as the C-CAM (Ceramic Coated Aluminium Magnesium) tweeter. This has an extended frequency response that stretches right up to 30 kHz, beyond human hearing. Lower notes in the audible range aren't compressed downwards or harmonically compromised, giving a treble response that's smooth, sweet and detailed.
Matching this refined tweeter unit is a similarly impressive woofer. The highly developed C-CAM bass and mid-range integrates smoothly with the treble to give life-like vocals and a natural response. Another technically impressive feature is the woofer fixing. Rather than being bolted to the front baffle, through-bolt construction ensures isolation from the main cabinet and hence a less coloured sound. The result of all this impressive technology is an exceptionally spacious and natural sound quality.
Powerful yet precise subwoofer
Providing power to match the control of the satellite speakers is an equally impressive subwoofer. This sub uses two units b one is actively powered, while the other works in an ABR (Auxiliary Bass Reflex) role. This gives added weight and depth of sound without needing a larger cabinet. It's powered by a 220W Class D amplifier, ensuring tight bass control at all times.
Sleek good looks
With their classy, silver-brushed aluminium caps, gloss back panel and wrap-around speaker grilles, the MASS satellite speakers make a smart addition to any home cinema system. The sub takes a similar shape and is comparatively slim and compact by subwoofer standards. Over all, this is a very unobtrusive 5.1 speaker system.
With class-leading sound and style, it's not hard to see why the Monitor Audio is the What Hi-Fi "Best style package £600-£1000" product of the year.