Product Features
  • 205 mm Woofer, 25 mm Tweeter
  • 150W Bass Amplifier
  • 120W Treble Amplifier
  • Auto Switching to Standby Saves Power
  • Curved Edges Reduce Distortions
Our Price $3,295.00

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The 8050B Active Two-Way 8" Studio Monitor from Genelec provides an accurate reproduction of the source material in a compact form-factor with high output. Its die-cast aluminium enclosure features a rounded shape, which minimises distortions caused by edge diffraction. The metal dome tweeter is surrounded by a smoothly-shaped Directivity Controlled Waveguide, which helps to create an even response when listening both on and off axis.

The 8050B is built with Intelligent Signal Sensing (ISS) technology which automatically activates the speaker when an audio signal is detected, and puts it in Standby Mode when no signal is present, reducing the energy consumption to less than 0.5 watts. The 8050B features a 120 watt high frequency amplifier for its 25 mm tweeter, and a 150 watt low frequency amplifier for its 205 mm woofer. The bass response is expanded by a rear-facing reflex port, and a separately available Genelec subwoofer can be used to monitor a wider array of frequencies.

Key Features

  • An included Iso-Pod table stand insulates the speaker from vibration and enables you to tilt its position upward or downward
  • The Iso-Pod can be attached to the base or side of the monitor, for vertical or horizontal positioning
  • Well-suited for near-field studio monitoring, control rooms, editing suites, surround sound applications and multimedia entertainment systems
  • Rear-facing Tone Controls enable you to optimise the speaker to its environment
  • Threaded holes for Omnimount Series 60 brackets and K&M loudspeaker mounts
  • More compatible mounting accessories, such as ceiling mounts and wall brackets, are available separately
  • Active crossover filters
  • Driver unit protection circuitry
  • Fully magnetically shielded
Inputs1x XLR balanced
Frequency Response38 Hz to 20 kHz (± 2 dB)
35 Hz to 21 kHz (-3 dB)
Crossover Frequency3.0 kHz
LF Amplifier150W
HF Amplifier120W
Maximum SPL110 dB
Low Frequency Driver205 mm
High Frequency Driver25 mm metal dome
ControlsSensitivity Adjustment Dial
Power Switch
Tone Controls:
Treble Tilt (Off, -2 dB, -4dB, +2 dB @ 15 kHz)
Bass Tilt (Off, -2 dB, -4 dB, -6 dB @ 100 Hz)
Bass Roll-Off (Off, -2 dB, -4 dB, -6 dB @ 35 Hz)
Desktop Control (-4 dB @ 160 Hz)
Mounting OptionsTabletop (with included Iso-Pod)
Four 0.24 x 0.39" (6 x 10 mm) threaded holes for Omnimount Series 60 brackets and K&M loudspeaker mounts
Enclosure MaterialDie-cast aluminium
Power Supply (AC)120V
Voltage Range±10%
Power ConsumptionIdle: 10W
Standby: <0.5W
Full Output: 170W
Dimensions (H x W x D)With Iso-Pod: 452 x 286 x 278 mm
Without Iso-Pod: 433 x 286 x 278 mm
Weight12.7 kg
Genelec 8050B Active Two-Way 8" Studio Monitor (Single)
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