Genelec Offers “Ultra-Compact” Subwoofer

7040A is intended for music creation, sound design applications and A/V production
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NATICK, Mass.�Powered monitor maker Genelec has introduced the�7040A, what it calls an �ultra-compact� subwoofer. The 7040A is intended for music creation, sound design applications and audio and video production work, according to a press release.

The 7040A features Genelec�s Laminar Spiral Enclosure technology, which enables the 7040 to achieve a high sound pressure level and move high volumes of air without distortion, Genelec said. It is also designed to complement Genelec�s 8010, 8020 and M030 active monitors.

Listening environment�calibration of the 7040A is done using DIP switches located on the subwoofer connector panel. These controls address typical monitoring placement configurations.

Using a 6.5-inch woofer and a Genelec-designed Class D amplifier, the 7040A produces 100 dB. External dimensions of the 7040 are 16.125 x 13.75 x 8.125 inches. It weighs 25 pounds. and is able to fit into a 19-inch rack.

�A trend in recent years is toward smaller-scale facilities and work that is often more focused in scope,� said Genelec USA Marketing Manager�Will Eggleston.�

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