About the Cambridge Audio SX-50
Impressively punchy performance
Impressively punchy performance
Experience the crisp treble, surprisingly deep bass, and extraordinary soundstage that Cambridge Audio's SX-50 speakers deliver. You'll be amazed that these compact bookshelf speakers have the power to make your favorite concerts, movies, and sports come to life. They're ideal for home theater or stereo setups in small-to-medium-sized rooms, or as hi-fi desktop computer speakers.
Carefully engineered drivers for musical sound
Unlike some compact speakers which can sound shrill or fatiguing, each SX-50 uses a 1" silk soft dome tweeter for smooth, detailed highs. The tweeter's foam damper helps reduce reflections and increase soundstage depth for a truly spacious, room-filling experience. The 5-1/4" custom designed mid/woofer delivers accurate midrange and powerful, yet controlled bass with minimal distortion.
The SX-50's solidly braced MDF cabinets are computer-designed to help minimize standing waves and prevent unwanted resonance from coloring the sound. Heavy-duty, gold-plated binding posts make it easy to connect the high-quality speaker wire of your choice for top-notch performance.
Part of a complete Cambridge Audio surround sound system
The Cambridge Audio SX Series features an array of speakers that are voice-matched for compatibility in an immersive surround sound system:
- rear-ported (bass reflex) cabinet design
- frequency response 50-22,000 Hz
- recommended amplifier power: 10-100 watts
- sensitivity: 90 dB
- impedance: 8 ohms
- 1" silk dome tweeter
- foam damper behind tweeter reduces reflections and increases soundstage depth
- 5-1/4" treated paper cone woofer
- rigid MDF cabinets
- high-quality, gold-plated binding post speaker terminals
- 6-3/8"W x 8-3/4"H x 9-11/16"D
- weight: 6.6 pounds each
- warranty: 5 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # C11206
What's in the box:
- 2 Bookshelf loudspeakers
- 2 Grilles
- 8 Self-adhesive feet
- 2 Foam port inserts
- Installation Guide
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Features & specs
|Tweeter Size (inches)||1|
|Midrange Size (inches)||N/A|
|Woofer Size (inches)||5.25|
|Woofer Composition||Treated paper|
|Frequency Response||50-22k Hz|
|Connector Type||5-way post|
|Mounting Bracket Included||No|
|Recommended Stand Height (inches)||28-32|
|Parts Warranty||5 Years|
|Labor Warranty||5 Years|
1" Silk Dome Tweeter: The Cambridge Audio SX-50 bookshelf loudspeakers feature a silk dome tweeter that combines a soft, smooth sound with high levels of detail. A dedicated foam damper behind the tweeter reduces reflections and increases sound stage depth for a truly spacious, room-filling experience where you can pick out every instrument.
5.25" Treated Paper Cone Woofer: The SX-50 bookshelf speakers employ a custom-designed 5.25" midbass driver with a treated paper cone for a smooth and even frequency response. High power, efficient woofer magnets deliver deep bass without putting stress on your amp.
Optimized Crossover Network: The SX-50 uses a precisely optimized crossover between the woofer and tweeter that gives the smoothest and most linear response.
Rigid Bass Reflex Enclosure: The Cambridge Audio SX-50 bookshelf speakers feature a rigid MDF cabinet, expert designed to minimize standing waves and deliver deeper, tighter bass response. The enclosure features rear-firing port for improved efficiency and bigger bass output. The included foam inserts will reduce the bass output when inserted into the speakers' ports.
Binding Posts: The Cambridge Audio SX-50 bookshelf loudspeakers are equipped with a set of binding post terminals. The binding post terminals will accept bare-wire (up to 10AWG), pin-connectors, spade-connectors, and banana-plugs (dual or single). The terminals are color-coded (black/red) to distinguish between positive and negative.
Applications: The Cambridge Audio SX-50 bookshelf loudspeakers are ideal for stereo and home theater applications in smaller rooms.
Placement: Ideally the speakers and listening position should be located equal distances apart. The speakers should also be placed at ear level. In addition, the speaker should be positioned at least 2" away from the back wall. If the speakers are placed on a desk or close to a wall, the bass may become too strong. The included foam inserts will reduce the bass output when inserted into the speakers' ports.
Mounting Options: The Cambridge Audio SX-50 bookshelf loudspeakers include 8 self-adhesive foam-feet (4 each) to simply place the speakers securely on a desk, table, shelf, or speaker stand securely and safely. The rubber feet add approximately 0.125" to the height of the speakers.
Note: The bookshelf loudspeakers do not include brackets, keyhole slots, or threaded inserts to wall-mount the speakers.
SX Series: The SX Series from Cambridge Audio is an affordable and great sounding speaker line-up that consists of one floorstanding loudspeaker (SX-80), two bookshelf loudspeakers (SX-50/SX-60), a center-channel speaker (SX-70), and a powered subwoofer (SX-120) - all sold separately.
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