Monitor Audio Silver RS 6 Speaker System At A Glance & Ratings

At A Glance: Monitor Audio Silver RS 6 Speaker System

Subwoofer: RS W12
Connections: Line-level in, line-level out
Enclosure Type: Sealed
Woofer (size in inches, type): 12, aluminum/magnesium/ceramic
Power Rating (watts): 500
Crossover Bypass: Yes
Available Finishes: Black Oak, Rosenut, Walnut, Natural Oak, Cherrywood, Silver
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 13.2 x 13.2 x 15.2
Weight (pounds): 56
Price: $999

These listings are based on the manufacturer's stated specs; the HT Labs box below indicates the gear's performance on our test bench.

Speaker RS 6
Type: 2.5-way tower
Tweeter (size in inches, type): 1, aluminum/ceramic dome
Midrange (size in inches, type): 6, aluminum/ceramic
Woofer (size in inches, type): 6, aluminum/ceramic
Nominal Impedance (ohms): 6
Recommended Amp Power (watts): 10–120
Available Finishes: Black Oak, Rosenut, Walnut, Natural Oak, Cherrywood
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 33.5 x 7.25 x 9.8
Weight (pounds): 40
Price: $999/pair

Speaker RS LCR
Type: 2.5-way L/C/R
Tweeter (size in inches, type): 1, aluminum/ceramic dome
Midrange (size in inches, type): 6, aluminum/ceramic
Woofer (size in inches, type): 6, aluminum/ceramic
Nominal Impedance (ohms): 6
Recommended Amp Power (watts): 10–120
Available Finishes: Black Oak, Rosenut, Walnut, Natural Oak, Walnut, Natural Oak, Cherrywood, Silver
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 7.2 x 19.7 x 7.8
Weight (pounds): 18.75
Price: $599

Speaker RS FX
Type: Bipolar/dipolar surround
Tweeter (size in inches, type):1 (2) aluminum/ceramic dome
Midrange (size in inches, type): 6, aluminum/ceramic
Woofer (size in inches, type): 6, aluminum/ceramic 6, aluminum/ceramic
Nominal Impedance (ohms): 6
Recommended Amp Power (watts):10–100
Available Finishes: Black Oak, Rosenut, Walnut, Natural Oak, Cherrywood, Silver
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 11.5 x 11.25 x 5.2
Weight (pounds): 8.75
Price: $699/pair

Ratings: Monitor Audio Silver RS 6 Speaker System

Build Quality: 94
• Significant driver quality
• Significant cabinet quality

Value: 93
• The speakers easily outperform their price tag
• Built to last

Features: 94
• Switchable bipole/dipole surrounds
• Sub has all of the controls you'll need

Performance: 93
• The speakers sound much bigger than they are
• Strong with music and movies

Ergonomics: 95
•Relatively small and manageable
• Built-in keyhole mounts on surrounds

Overall Rating: 94
There are some speaker manufacturers who truly get it, and Monitor Audio is one of them. The new Monitor Silver series picks up right where the old one left off, delivering warm, natural sound in a package that is much smaller, and much less expensive, than it sounds.

General Information
RS 6 Tower Speaker, $999/pair
RS LCR Center-Channel Speaker, $599
RS FX Surround Speaker, $699/pair
RS W12 Subwoofer, $999
Monitor Audio
(905) 428-2800
www.monitoraudiousa.com
Dealer Locator Code MNT

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Monitor Audio
(905) 428-2800
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