5040A Active Subwoofer

The Genelec 5040A is an extremely compact active subwoofer designed to complement up to five 6010A’s with accurate and dynamic bass response reaching down to 35 Hz. Matched perfectly with the 6010A’s, the 5040A conveniently features a remote volume control allowing adjustment of the entire sound system as well as versatile acoustic controls for perfect room integration.

Designed by Genelec’s R&D team in co-operation with internationally acclaimed Finnish designer Harri Koskinen, the 5040A subwoofer features an unobtrusive, modern appearance.

The 5040A features a magnetically shielded downward firing 6 1/2” bass driver attached to a die-cast aluminium base plate.

5040A 1 front view pm
maximum sound pressure level 98 dB
frequency response Main 35 - 85 Hz (± 3 dB)
LFE 35 - 120 Hz (± 3 dB)
phase correcting 0 to -270° (90° steps)
driver dimension 6.5 in Active
amplifier power 40 W
dimensions H x D 251 x 305 mm
weight 6.3 Kg (13.9 lb)
connectors 5.1 RCA analog in
1 x 3.5 mm stereo jack in
5 x RCA analog out

5040A 9b bottom view pm
TEC Winner09  The 5040A is a TEC (Technical Excellence & Creativity) 2009 Award winner in the category Studio Monitor Technology.
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The 5040A matches the 6010A active loudspeaker in stereo and up to 5.1-channel surround systems.
It can also be used with model 8020B in stereo applications.

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


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