Cambridge Audio Minx S315-V2
5.1-channel speaker system (White)
Item #: 779S315V2W
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Original Price: $799.99
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Item #: 779S315V2W
This item is no longer available.
Original Price: $799.99
What's better than rich, spacious home theater sound? Rich, spacious home theater sound that's coming from speakers you hardly even notice. Designed for hi-fi sound on a low-fi budget, the tiny Minx S315-V2 speaker system will fill your room with a tonal quality that has to be heard to be believed. You'll be amazed by the accuracy, detail, and realism from the five ultra-compact satellite speakers that measure just 3" cubed. The matching 300-watt subwoofer measures less than a cubic foot, delivering awesome bass without eating into your living space. Whether you're watching a gritty action thriller or engrossed in the big game, you'll enjoy epic surround sound with surprising punch.
The five Minx Min 11 satellite speakers included with this system were carefully designed and tested at Cambridge Audio's London facility by a team fueled with a passion for incredible sound. They completely rewrite the rulebook of what's possible from miniature speakers thanks to BMR (Balanced Mode Radiator) technology. BMR drivers use a flat speaker surface that combines the traditional "pistonic" movement of speaker cones with a "bending-wave" movement to create sound. It's what allows the Minx Min 11s to produce a much wider frequency response than comparably sized speakers. You'll also experience a much broader sound dispersion across your entire room, for the most enveloping sound imaginable. Plus, the compact, acoustically damped cabinets offer extreme rigidity, so you hear pure, clean sound no matter how intense your movies get.
The matching Minx X300 subwoofer uses an 8" forward firing driver made of a single piece of super-strong, aerospace-grade aluminum for amazing punch and attack. It's paired with a passive radiator that adds some serious mid-bass boost. Cambridge Audio's software engineers specially designed the sophisticated Digital Signal Processor (DSP) in this sub, allowing it to pump out sensational bass from such a compact enclosure. You may even be fooled into thinking the X300 is several times its size.
Naturally, you want your speakers to fit into your home, rather than designing your living space around your system. That's why the compact Minx Min 11 satellites can be mounted to your wall, placed on stands, or positioned on a tabletop using optional hardware. You can mix and match by adding additional Minx Min 11 speakers or the larger Minx Min 21 models to create a 7.1- or even a 9.1-channel system for bigger rooms.
Looking for speakers that'll deliver thrilling, edge-of-your-seat surround sound? Choosing a pre-matched speaker system is one way to ensure seamless home theater performance. These systems are made up of speakers that share the same tonal characteristics that means the sound will stay consistent as it moves from speaker to speaker around your room. Most pre-matched systems come with a subwoofer a must-have for high-impact bass.
Excellent product!! These speakers were recommended over the Bose speaker system by the Crutchfield team and I have been very impressed so far! Very vivid sound and excellent bass. I installed these for a family friend who is extremely satisfied as well. Easy hook-ups and the speaker mounts made for these speakers are very easy to use and install as well!
Pros: Awesome sound, shakes the room during action movies! Easy hook-up and installation.
|Pieces in System||6|
|Midrange size (inches)||2-1/4|
|Woofer size (inches)||8|
|Mounting Bracket Included||Keyhole|
|Recommended Stand Height (inches)||31-36|
|Parts Warranty||5 Years|
|Labor Warranty||5 Years|
|RMS Power Range (watts)||25-200|
|Subwoofer RMS Power (watts)||300|
|Main Speakers (inches)||3-1/16H x 3-1/16W x 3-3/4D|
|Center Speaker (inches)||3-1/16H x 3-1/16W x 3-3/4D|
|Surround Speakers (inches)||3-1/16H x 3-1/16W x 3-3/4D|
|Subwoofer (inches)||12-5/16H x 10-1/2W x 12-3/4D|
Minx Satellite Speakers: The Cambridge Audio Minx S315 speaker system includes five matching Cambridge Audio Minx MIN11 satellite speakers.
BMR (Balanced Mode Radiator) Technology: The Cambridge Audio Minx MIN11 satellite speakers feature a single 2.25" BMR (Balanced Mode Radiator) driver. The Cambridge Audio BMR drivers utilize patented "bending wave" principles normally seen in advanced flat-panel speakers, combined with piston-movement (backwards and forwards) like in a traditional speaker design. This type of design provides the Minx satellite speakers with a much wider frequency response and deeper and more powerful bass frequencies, plus incredibly spacious sound. The BMR driver design also adds value by delivering a much broader sound dispersion across the entire room, avoiding the typical "sweet spot" pitfall, for a more enveloping sound. The 2.25" BMR (Balanced Mode Radiator) drivers employ a rubber surround for added durability and excursion. The BMR drivers also utilize ultra-compact push-pull neodymium magnets for greater efficiency.
Compact Acoustic Suspension Enclosure: The Cambridge Audio Minx MIN11 satellite speaker is only 3.0625" (w) x 3.0625" (h) x 3.75" (d). The Minx MIN11 features an acoustic suspension (sealed) cabinet for greater detail and tonal accuracy. The satellite speaker employs an acoustically damped thermo-polymer and extruded aluminum cabinet to prevent distortion caused by resonance and vibration. The Cambridge Audio Minx MIN11 includes a detachable cloth grille. The Minx MIN11 cabinets are available in a high-gloss black (with black cloth grille) or high-gloss white finish (with silver cloth grille). The black and white high-gloss lacquers are finished to the highest standard using paint application techniques developed by premium automotive manufactures. The black and white lacquer finishes are hard to scratch and easy to clean.
Binding Posts: The Cambridge Audio Minx MIN11 satellite speaker is equipped with a pair of binding post terminals. The binding post terminals will accept bare-wire, pin-connectors, and spade-connectors. The terminals are color-coded (black/red) to distinguish between positive and negative. The satellite speaker's binding post terminals can be removed to allow use of banana plugs (single only). The binding post terminals simply pull out of the back of the speaker, which allows access to banana connector inputs.
Mounting Options: The Cambridge Audio Minx MIN11 satellite speakers can be table-top mounted, wall mounted, or placed on a floor-standing speaker stand.
Frequency Response: The Cambridge Audio Minx MIN11 satellite speaker features a 120Hz to 20,000Hz frequency range.
Power Handling: The Cambridge Audio Minx MIN11 satellite speaker can handle 15 to 50 watts (RMS).
Minx X300 Powered Subwoofer: The Cambridge Audio Minx S315 speaker system includes the Cambridge Audio Minx X300 powered subwoofer.
Digital Signal Processor (DSP): The Cambridge Audio X300 powered subwoofer features built-in Digital Signal Processing (DSP) which allows for smaller cabinet construction without sacrificing bass response.
300W Amplifier: The Cambridge Audio X300 powered subwoofer is equipped with a 300 watt (RMS) digital amplifier for increased efficiency and reliability.
8" Woofer: The Cambridge Audio X300 powered subwoofer uses a one-piece, aerospace-grade aluminum, front-firing 8" cone woofer to move air with incredible efficiency.
Auxiliary Bass Radiator (ABR): The Cambridge Audio X300 powered subwoofer utilizes a down-firing 8" auxiliary bass radiator (ABR) for greater bass response and better efficiency. The ABR design replaces the need for bass ports to eliminate air noise at higher volume levels.
Frequency Response: The Cambridge Audio X300 powered subwoofer has a rated frequency response of 33-200 Hz.
Controls: The Cambridge Audio X300 powered subwoofer is equipped with the following rear-panel controls.
Connections: The Cambridge Audio X300 powered subwoofer is equipped with the following rear-panel connections.
High-Gloss Finish: The Cambridge Audio X300 powered subwoofer is available in a high-gloss black (with black cloth grille) or high-gloss white finish (with silver cloth grille). The black and white high-gloss lacquers are finished to the highest standard using paint application techniques developed by premium automotive manufactures. The black and white lacquer finishes are hard to scratch and easy to clean.
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Thanks Daniel, I'll follow your suggestions. [ Tony Mar 14, 2015 ]
I have the system set up with a two year old Denon receiver. We primarily use it for TV and movies. The voice clarity is very good and not overpowered by the other sounds on the programs. Overall we are very pleased. I would recommend wall mounting the surround speakers at war height and the center speaker at TV height. I found that to be the best set up. [ DANIEL S Mar 14, 2015 ]
I wish I could help. The room I'm am putting in is not finished. I'm waiting for my electrician to finish so I can hook up my surround sound system. I will know more in the next two weeks. [ STEPHEN Mar 14, 2015 ]