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Monitor Audio – Silver Series 2 vs Acoustic Energy 301 Comparison

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Brand and Model Specifications

Information about the brand, model release date.

ManufacturerMonitor AudioAcoustic Energy
ModelSilver Series 2301
Release Date20132013
What Hi-Fi? Rating -
Amazon Rating

Technical Specs

Technical characteristics of the speakers.

Amplification TypePassivePassive
Crossover Type2-Way2-Way
Enclosure typeBass ReflexSlot port
Frequency Range (+/-3 dB)[Hz]40 - 3500048 - 32000
Frequency Range (-6dB)[Hz]--
Maximum SPL [dB]112.6-
Sensitivity (2,83 V/1 m)[dB]8887
Nominal Impedance (Ohms)88
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion)--
Recommended Amplifier Power [W]40-12025 - 150
Crossover Frequency [Hz]2000-
Bass Reflex Tuning Frequency [Hz]--
Driver Units

Tweeter: 1 x 1″ (25 mm) C-CAM Gold Dome tweeter
Mid/Bass Drivers: 1 x 8″ RST Bass/Mid driver

Tweeter: 1 x 28 mm (1-1/8 in.) fabric dome
Woofer: 1 x 110 mm (4.5 in.) hard-anodised aluminium cone

InputsSingle WireSingle Wire
Magnetic ShieldingNoNo

Placements and Distances

Where and how to put them.

Form FactorShelf, StandShelf, Stand
Distance from Wall [cm]1520

Dimensions and Weight

Physical characteristics of the speakers (without stands).

Length~9.05 in
~229.87 mm
~22.99 cm
~ in
~0 mm
~0 cm
Width~12.71 in
~322.83 mm
~32.28 cm
~185 in
~4699 mm
~469.9 cm
Height~14.76 in
~374.9 mm
~37.49 cm
~ in
~0 mm
~0 cm
Weight (Single Speaker)~21 lb
~9525.44 g
~9.53 kg
~5.5 lb
~2494.76 g
~2.49 kg
Shipping Weight~50.6 lb
~22951.77 g
~22.95 kg
~11 lb
~4989.52 g
~4.99 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • High Gloss White Lacquer
  • Black Oak Real Wood Veneer
  • Natural Oak Real Wood Veneer
  • Rosenut Real Wood Veneer
  • Walnut Real Wood Veneer
  • High Gloss Black Lacquer
  • Gloss black
  • Gloss white

Detachable GrillesYesNo

Price and Warranty

Satisfaction is (not) guaranteed.

Warranty5 Years3 Years
Amazon Price


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