The Mordaunt Short AW161 in-wall offers distinguished sonic performance which belies the speaker's compact proportions
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The Mordaunt Short AW161 in-wall offers distinguished sonic performance which belies the speaker's compact proportions. The magnetically shielded model incorporates a CPC™ mid/bass driver, measuring 16.5cm. This larger than standard driver means more power at lower frequencies, thanks to a bigger radiating area, and enhanced bass efficiency.

The Mordaunt Short Avant Architect series of in-wall speakers feature SmartLoc, this patent-pending clamping system enables quick and easy mounting with minimal disruption to existing décor. To ensure the Mordaunt Short AW161 Avant architect™ are equally at home in any setting, they feature Mordaunt-Short's Décormatch™ which allows the mounting bezel and grille to be spray-painted. Protective templates are supplied to prevent overspray and step-by-step instructions mean customisation is extremely straight-forward.

The Mordaunt Short Avant Architect AW161 features a new 6.5" (130mm) CPC™ driver featuring Mordaunt-Short's Variable V-Form™ technology offer truly predictable driver performance by ensuring controlled pistonic movement at low frequencies and minimal break-up at higher frequencies. Lightweight, rigid anodised aluminium cones are used for faithful dynamics.

The Mordaunt Short AW161's aluminium dome tweeters give excellent dynamics and astonishing detail over a wide frequency range. A high temperature voice coil with liquid cooling and damping guarantees the perfect performance and due to its Optimised Tweeter Flare the Mordaunt Short AW161 provide a smooth and wide dispersion characteristics are essential in permanently installed speakers. Avant architect's™ tweeter flare is designed to give an even response across all frequencies.

High flux density, self shielding neodymium magnet assemblies offer improved sensitivity and better dynamics than conventional tweeter magnets. Powerful Y30 magnets further enhance the Avant architect's woofer. The Mordaunt Short AW161's feature a quick-release terminal design facilitates swift installation and enables single action release whilst allowing maximum wiring permutations.

  • CPC (Continuous Profile Cone)
  • Aluminium dome tweeters
  • Optimised tweeter flare
  • Neodymium and premium Y30 magnets
  • 24k gold plated hi-fi specification quick-release binding posts
  • Audiophile grade crossover featuring AVH
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    Brands Mordaunt Short
    Product Specifications
    • Frequency Response at 3dB
    40Hz - 22kHz
    • Dimensions (HxWxD) in mm
    • Recommended Amp Power
    15 - 150 Watts
    • Weight
    • Sensitivity
    • Impedance
    4 - 8 Ohms
    • HiFix is a holding of Hi-Fi Excellence Ltd
    • VAT No. 585 1698 93
    • Company No. 2540830