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M-Audio - Studiophile AV40 4" Bookshelf Speakers (Pair) - Black

These M-Audio Studiophile AV40 MA99006514000 speakers feature 4" polypropylene-coated woofers and 1" ferrofluid-cooled silk tweeters for rich lows and crisp high tones. OptImage III tweeter wave guides ensure optimal sound clarity and detail.

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    What's Included

    • M-Audio Studiophile AV40 4" Bookshelf Speakers (Pair)
    • Owner's manual
    • Speaker connector cable, RCA cable


    Handles up to 20W/channel continuous power (4 ohms)

    For robust and controlled audio that is crisp and clear.

    4" polypropylene-coated woofer

    With high-temperature voice coil delivers rich, accurate bass.

    1" ferrofluid-cooled silk tweeter cone

    Offers clear, smooth highs.

    Optimage III tweeter wave guide

    Provides precision imaging for a balanced stereo field.

    Built-in Class A/B amplifier

    Produces powerful audio.

    RCA line, 1/4" TRS and 1/8" auxiliary inputs

    Offer simple connectivity.

    Magnetic shielding

    Makes the speakers ideal for multimedia or video work.

    Vinyl-laminated MDF enclosure

    Helps ensure tight, punchy sound.

    2.7kHz crossover

    Helps blend sound from the low- and high-frequency drivers, so deep lows transition smoothly into crystal-clear highs.

    85Hz - 20kHz frequency response

    Provides a wide range of accurately reproduced sound.

    101.5dB efficiency/SPL (@ 1m)

    For powerful audio.

    10 ohms impedance balanced (20 ohms unbalanced)

    To efficiently conduct power.

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    What experts are saying

    Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews

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    The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about design, price, usability and size. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 81/100 = Very good quality.
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      The M-Audio AV 40 remains a solid performer after some running manufacturing changes, and still straddles the line between higher-end home audio speakers and low-end studio monitors.Full Review
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    • MacworldRating, 4.5 out of 5Dan Frakes on October 7, 2009
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      If you've got room on your desk (or bookshelf), the AV 40 is an excellent set of compact studio monitors that out-performs the traditional 2.0 computer speakers we've tested, and even bests many 2.1 systems when it comes to overall sound quality.Full Review
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