5040B Active Subwoofer

The Genelec 5040B is an extremely compact and accurate active subwoofer designed to complement up to five 6010B monitors.

Reaching down to 35 Hz and perfectly matched with 6010B's monitors, the 5040B conveniently features a remote volume control allowing adjustment of the entire sound system as well as versatile acoustic controls for perfect room integration. The 5040A features Genelec Intelligent Signal Sensing (ISS™) circuitry which switches the monitor to standby when no audio input is detected (ErP 2013 Directive).

The 5040A is the ideal source of bass reproduction for small reproduction systems where space is at a premium.

5040B front view
maximum sound pressure level 98 dB
frequency response 35 Hz - 85/120 Hz (-6 dB)
crossover frequency ± 3 dB
(35 Hz - 85/120 Hz)
phase correcting 0 to -270° (90° steps)
driver dimension 6 1/2 in
amplifier power 40 W
dimensions H 251 x D 305 mm
9 7/8 x 12 in
weight 6.3 kg / 13.9 lb
connectors 5.1 RCA analogue in
1 x 3.5 mm stereo jack in
5 x RCA analogue out

5040B bottom view
TEC Winner09  The 5040A is a TEC (Technical Excellence & Creativity) 2009 Award winner in the category Studio Monitor Technology.
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The 5040B matches the 6010B active loudspeaker in stereo and up to 5.1-channel surround systems.
It can also be used with model 8020C in stereo applications.

5040B & 6010B (Stereo)
5040B with two 6010B


5040B & 8020C (stereo)
5040B with two 8020B
v-line 5040B & 6010B (5.1)
5040B with five 6010B