Monitor Audio CW8 Subwoofer


Compact CW8 cube will add explosive bass frequencies to music and AV systems when tucked behind furniture on room boundaries.

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The new CW8 places all the power in the hands of installer and client. Engineered for control in operation, bass quality and concealment in-room, the compact CW8 cube will add explosive bass frequencies to music and AV systems when tucked behind furniture on room boundaries.


  • Ultra-compact ‘cube’ shape designs
  • Twin side-mounted ABRs for increased output and reduced distortion. Higher output than a sealed box and better control and zero air noise compared to a ported box
  • High excursion woofers featuring signature C-CAM cone technology
  • High-power Class-D amplifier delivering 400 watts
  • DSP processing –all functions performed in the digital domain for precise control
  • RS-232 for integration with system controllers
  • SubConnect’ PC Applet for full feature adjustment, installer set-up and firmware update using USB
  • LFE Balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA Inputs
  • Stereo RCA line level inputs
  • Phase switch (0-180 degrees)
  • 12 V trigger and auto signal sensing with timer control
  • 4 x pre-set equalisation optimised for music, movie, flat and impact with customisation through ‘SubConnect’ Applet
  • Robust metal mesh grille on front woofer
  • Rigid MDF cabinet construction with durable vinyl finish

Each little bass-engine is generously specified with custom installation in mind, providing versatile input and control options including RS232 and a dedicated ‘SubConnect’ PC applet via a wired USB interface.

The compact rigid 18 mm MDF cubic cabinets with regular 25.5 cm dimensions incorporate no fewer than three robust, similarly sized 8″ C-CAM drivers. Each system array comprises an active high-excursion drive unit powered and trimmed by potent DSP-tuned amplification, together with twin side-mounted ABRs (Auxiliary Bass Radiators).



System Format
Active sub-woofer system – twin ABR. 18 mm MDF cabinet (CARB2 approved)

Lower Frequency Limit
35 Hz (-6 dB)

Amplifier Output
350 W RMS @ < 1% THD+N

Maximum SPL
105.8 dBA

Amplifier Classification
Class D amplifier with Switch mode power supply (SMPSU)

Stereo RCA LFE (RCA) LFE Balanced (XLR)

Flat/ Music/ Movie/ Impact

Phase Control
0 & 180 degrees

Auto Sensing
LFE Input <2mV Auto wireless audio input signal detection Auto Standby After approximately 15 minutes if no signal sensed Wireless audio source turned off Drive Unit Complement 1 x 8″ (200 mm) C-CAM long throw driver, 2 x 8″ (200 mm) ABR Input Impedance > 20 ohms

Mains Input Voltage
110 – 120 Vac / 220 – 240 Vac 50/60 Hz (Manual Switch selection)

Dimensions (Including Feet (H x W x D))
270 x 260 x 276 mm (105/8 x 101/4 x 107/8″)

Trigger Input
5 – 12 V via 3.5mm mono mini-jack socket

Power Consumption
Standby: < 0.5 W (ErP approved) Typical Idle: < 10 W Max Rated: 400 W

Weight (unpacked)
9.52 kg (21 lb)

Sold As
Single Unit

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