Monitor Audio W280-IDC Overview
The W280-IDC is available in neutral dark grey with a magnetic off-white grille that can be painted a colour of your choosing to ensure a seamless blend into your living environment. It also features a splash and humidity-proof design that’s suitable for installation in shower rooms or pool areas, as well as a dust protection cover to prevent the ingress of dirt into the driver and crossover. Additionally, it is UL94/V0 fire-rated to prevent plastics from melting or igniting in the event of a fire.
It is constructed using a rigid, high-impact cast polymer frame and premium-grade mesh grille for long-term durability. This durable design allows it to withstand the rigours of everyday use without compromising its performance.
Monitor Audio W280-IDC Features
With its discreet design and high-quality components, the W280-IDC is an ideal choice for those seeking unobtrusive and exceptional sound quality in their home. It is suitable for use in a variety of applications, including home theatres and multi-room audio systems. It can be easily integrated into these systems, allowing you to enjoy your favourite music and movies with a clear and powerful audio experience.
It combines an 8-inch C-CAM bass driver with a pivoting IDC module, which incorporates a midrange and tweeter for exceptional audio quality. Together, these drivers deliver high-quality, natural sound with precise detail, and the high-frequency level control gives you the flexibility to adjust the high-frequency levels to suit your specific listening requirements.
A 1-inch C-CAM Gold Dome tweeter delivers detailed and smooth high-frequency reproduction with the added durability of gold dome construction. The 1-inch tweeter also has a three-position output level switch that lets you cut or boost the high frequencies, depending on your room’s reflective surfaces or absorptive materials.
This speaker features a unique inverted dual concentric pivoting mid-range/tweeter module offering up to 18 degrees of play. This means you can position the speaker discreetly and then direct the sound into your desired listening area by pivoting the IDC driver module to maximise performance.
The W280-IDC is designed to integrate easily into a variety of home entertainment systems and includes multiple connectivity options. These include a built-in amplifier that makes it easy to connect your audio devices and eliminates the need for an external amplifier or receiver.
Monitor Audio W280-IDC Specifications
|Frequency Response||45 Hz – 30 kHz|
|Drive Unit Complement||
8" C-CAM cone bass driver, pivoting IDC module housing:
4" C-CAM RST inverted mid range driver
1" C-CAM Gold Dome tweeter
|Overall Depth (Including Grille)||
104 mm (41/8")
6 position Tri-Grip dog fixings
|Pre-Construction Bracket||WB8 Pre-Construction Bracket (Green)|
|Nominal Impedance||6 ohms|
|Power Handling (RMS)||150 W|
HF Level Switch (+3 dB / 0 dB / -3 dB)
Boundary Compensation Switch
100 mm (315/16")
|Construction Material||Mineral filled ABS, RoHS compliant|
|Sensitivity (1W@1M)||90 dB|
|Recommended Amplifier Requirements||30 – 120 W|
|Overall Diameter (Including Grille)||
441 x 288 mm (173/8 x 115/16")
|`Cut-Out Hole Diameter||387 x 234 mm (151/4" x 93/16")|
3.6 kg (7 lb 14 oz)
|Sold As||Single Unit|