The new Monitor Audio ASB-10 compact Active Soundbar system, complete with optional active subwoofer and wide-ranging wireless functionality, is expertly engineered to re-energise HD and UHD pictures with the rich, detailed, immersive sound you’ve been missing.
Easily and oh so discreetly, your experience of TV is about to be transformed.
Movies, Music and Magic from the ASB-10
Equipped with a precision-tuned high performance 2.0 audio design comprising proprietary driver/amp pairings, integrated Dolby Digital processing and superior Bluetooth apt-X wire-free streaming, the super-slender ASB-10 will generate big audio dynamics from TV, games, discs and smartphones, to become the audio hub for every home.
Power, precision, performance in one
With a compact 90 x 94 mm cross section and at just under a metre in length, the discreetly proportioned ASB-10 complements the look of flat screens from wall or table-top positions. Its slim moulded polymer cabinet with black cloth grille and stylish brushed aluminium end trims houses an array of four Monitor Audio 3" C-CAM bass drivers (assisted by a brace of passive bass radiators), and twin 25 mm C-CAM Gold Dome tweeter. The ASB-10’s proprietary drive-unit configuration is powered by as many as four integral DSP-trimmed amplifiers, individually calibrated by Monitor Audio engineers for optimum audio control and response. From so svelte a system the result is a size-defying success, injecting your music and film sound with greater scale, detail and rhythmic mid-bass definition.
Easy setup and operation
Installation couldn’t be any simpler. A single, easy, optical or coaxial SP-DIF link to the TV allows the ASB-10 to decode digital audio from connected sources. Activated automatically when a signal is received, the ABS-10’s on-board Dolby Digital and Dolby Pro-Logic II decoding ensures wide compatibility with film and games content. Dolby’s Virtual Speaker processing, which is designed to replicate a three-dimensional surround sound experience, is enabled via a button located on the front panel or remote handset. In addition the ASB-10 will energise streams of uncompressed CD-quality audio from your smartphones and tablets through its effortless Bluetooth apt-X wireless technology, and also accept legacy analogue sources via a 3.5mm stereo input.
Even bigger bass if you need it…
In most circumstances the ASB-10 will deliver ample levels of bass, but for low frequency enthusiasts Monitor Audio has developed the optional WS-10 active sub-woofer, purpose-built to add big bass dynamics to the ASB-10 system and all space-efficient set-ups. Complete with three-position EQ and a high quality digital wireless link to the ASB-10, the WS-10 is a compact and versatile design, comprising an 8" C-CAM driver powered by a 120 watt amplifier, generously provisioned with individual volume and phase controls, and a standard array of wired LFE and 12V inputs for integration with an AVR in alternative system applications. For ever greater system design versatility, the WS-10 can connect wire-free to other systems via Monitor Audio’s new WT-1 transmitter module.
Equipped with twin HiVe reflex ports, the WS-10’s robust, low-profile cabinet of 18 mm MDF is designed with flexibility in mind, wirelessly extending the ASB-10’s full-range delivery and contributing deeper bass to any Sound-Bar or compact satellite system through wired or wireless connections from the widest range of discreet room locations: beneath furniture, along room boundaries or in corners.
Lose the wires!
Decades of dealing with long, ugly cable runs can be consigned to history in minutes by installing our diminutive new WT-1/WR-1 wireless link. Measuring just 6 cm round by 4 cm deep, the WT-1 transmitter and WR-1 receiver establish an automatic lossless audio connection between analogue outputs and inputs over a range of up to 15 metres. The pairing is entirely intuitive and immediate: no elaborate button pushing is necessary.
Tucked out of the way behind equipment, the WT-1 transmitter simply plugs into the analogue LFE or pre-outputs on your AVR or player, and the WR-1 receiver into the inputs of a remote subwoofer or amp. The unobtrusive, ultra-compact modules then use the 2.4 GHz digital band to send uncompressed full-range audio through the air between them. Effortless installation replaces long runs of ugly wire to wirelessly extend the power of our WS-10 active subwoofer, and enable full-range, wire-free performance and convenience in any set-up missing wireless functionality, but with idle analogue inputs and outputs.
Simple to set-up and easy to use and expand, Monitor Audio’s super-flexible system of active ASB-10 Sound-Bar, optional companion WS-10 active subwoofer and WT wireless link applies over four decades of award-winning audio precision to restore the sound you’re missing from your TV and help you complete the high definition AV experience in your home. Easy, dynamic and beautifully discreet.
This product is now available to use with home theatre design software, The Cinema Designer.
- Easy Set-Up and Operation
- Tidy - No wires on show
- High Performance
- 2.0 Active Soundbar
- 100 W delivered by four Class-D amplifiers for ample power and clarity
- Monitor Audio calibrated DSP processing provides precision fi lters and processing for all drivers individually
- 4 x 3" C-CAM metal cone bass mid-range drivers
- 2 x 25 mm C-CAM Gold Dome tweeters
- Compact dimensions for easy positioning beneath the TV, on-wall or cabinet location
- Digital wireless 2.4 GHz transmitter built-in for lossless/uncompressed signal transfer to optional WS-10 sub
- Bluetooth for easy music playback from smartphone, tablet or PC featuring high quality ‘CD like’ apt-X codec
- Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro-Logic II and Dolby Virtual Speaker processing
- Optical and Coaxial SPDIF inputs
- Analogue input (3.5 mm stereo jack)
- IR Remote control handset supplied
- Moulded polymer cabinet with black cloth grille and brushed aluminium end trims
- Dimensions H x W x D: 99 x 900 x 94 mm
Purchasing an audio product on the internet is not the easiest of tasks when you can't experience the most important factor - how good does it sound?
We only sell quality products that we're happy to have in our own homes.
But we don't expect you to simply trust that the products on our site are good quality, so we've implemented a few things to help give you confidence.
Each of these individual guarantees and warranties have been wrapped up into the K&B Audio Happy Sound Guarantee!
THE HAPPY SOUND GUARANTEE
1. THE BEST Returns & Exchange Policy
Quite simply, if you are not happy with the quality of the speaker(s) that you buy from us then you can either;
1) return all or part of your order and exchange or upgrade for a different system/speaker* or...
2) return them for a full refund
The only question we will ask is "Can we help you choose a different system/speaker?".
2. Extended Returns Period
We know that our products are often project based, we know you might be buying it now for installation a few weeks down the line.
So we've extended our returns period from the industry standard 14 days to an industry beating 60 days!
You can return the system for any reason during this period.** Please keep the packaging :)
3. Extended Product Warranties
Electronics are usually only covered by a one year warranty.
But we don't think that's good enough considering you have to cut holes in your ceiling!
We've managed to negotiate extended warranties with our best-selling brands that you won't get anywhere else.
Lithe Audio - 2 Year Standard, 1 Year Extended = 3 YEARS TOTAL
Systemline - 2 YEARS TOTAL
KB Sound - 2 YEARS TOTAL
Monitor Audio Passive Speakers - LIFETIME
Q Install Speakers - 5 YEAR WARRANTY
Please check individual product pages for an accurate warranty length for that particular brand/product. If in doubt contact us on 02393 190955
4. FREE Tech Support
When you choose to buy from us at K&B Audio you'll also get access to free technical support before, during and after your project.
We can help you with project design, specification of projects, how to wire and install all of the systems we offer.
Once you have your system installed we can also help with how to use it, how to get the most out of it and anything else you need assistance with.
* upgrade costs must be paid in accordance with the prices shown on our website.
** unless the goods are damaged on delivery or faulty the return postage costs are to be covered by you.
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- Extended Warranties On Lithe Audio & Systemline Products
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We know you can't wait to start enjoying your new speaker system, so we only use the quickest and most reliable couriers. We keep plenty of stock so 95% of orders are delivered the next day!
|FREE Delivery On Orders Over £89 (2-3 Working Days)||£0.00|
|Standard Delivery (2-3 Working Days)||£4.99|
|Express Delivery (1-2 Working Days)*||£6.99|
|Standard Delivery (3-4 Working Days)||£14.99|
* Available on selected products.
We only use the best, and that's decided by our customers.
The majority of our orders go via Interlink, UK Mail, DPD. Some lower value items such as spare parts and remote controls go Royal Mail.
Free delivery is normally via next day courier as well. (We don't guarantee you'll receive free delivery items the next day, but 99% of the time you will!)
Once you place an order with us you will receive a notification e-mail outlining your order and details. We then get busy picking and carefully packing your item. Once we've got it all ready to go you'll receive another update to tell you it's been dispatched with a tracking number so you can keep an eye on it!
99% of our customers receive their items sooner than they expected. We pride ourselves on super-fast deliveries and do everything we can to deliver on that promise.
Any stock issues, or other delivery issues will always result in a quick phone call and e-mail to keep you updated. However we have carefully picked our products so we rarely have stock issues.
Working days are Monday to Friday. All orders on Friday will be shipped via next working day courier which means your item will arrive on the Monday.
Orders placed on weekends will be processed and dispatched on the Monday unless otherwise stated. Orders placed on bank holidays will be processed and dispatched on the next working day.
Some additional costs apply to Ireland, Europe & Scottish Highlands.
ORDER CUT OFF TIMES
Most orders received before 2pm are processed and dispatched the same day provided the items are in stock with exception of items that have a custom stock status displaying a lead time.
After 2pm we will try our best to dispatch the same day provided our couriers have not been, however we cannot guarantee same day dispatch after 2pm.
If a product is delayed or out of stock we will contact you by telephone and/or e-mail in the earliest instance to discuss your order. We do our best to ensure that our stock levels are accurate, but on the odd occasion if the item you have purchased is out of stock we will contact you ASAP to discuss alternatives or to advise of the lead time.
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Please be aware that the above are guidelines, we try our best to stick to these guidelines but some delays can be caused by couriers which we have no control over.
If you are using an electrician to install your system then please order in good time we cannot be held responsible for any costs or issues incurred in delaying your electricians due to any dispatch or delivery issues. We recommend that you give yourself a good few days in advance at a minimum.
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This is very rare, we use the best couriers and can keep track of your item at every stage.
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