8340A SAM™ Studio Monitor

Elevate the accuracy of your audio monitoring to a new level with the precision and adaptability of the 8340A Smart Active Monitor.

Active Crossovers

Directivity Control Waveguide (DCW™) Technology


110 dB

Frequency Response

38 Hz - 22 kHz (-6dB)


H 365 x W 237 x D 223 mm, with Iso-Pod™ (view in inches)

The unvarnished truth

Top professionals the world over in recording studios, post-production houses, digital edit suites, radio, TV and outside broadcasting have come to rely on the unvarnished truth of the 8340A. Its wide and stable sweet spot promotes accurate, reliable mix decisions, and its bulletproof durability is essential for mission-critical applications.

Truly optimised monitoring

As a Smart Active Monitor, the 8340A integrates closely with our GLM software via which it can be configured and calibrated for your listening environment, compensating for detrimental room influences to create a truly optimised monitoring solution from mono to immersive. So if you need to work in challenging acoustic spaces, the 8340A is your powerful but clever monitoring companion.

Key Technologies

Active Crossovers

Directivity Control Waveguide (DCW™) Technology

Intelligent Signal Sensing (ISS™) Technology

Iso-Pod™ Stand

Minimum Diffraction Enclosure (MDE™) Technology

Optimized Amplifiers

Protection Circuitry

Reflex Port Design

Smart Active Monitor (SAM™) Systems

Versatile Mountings


8340A SAM™ Studio Monitor Dark Grey

8340A SAM™ Studio Monitor White

Package contains:

1 x 8340A monitor
1 x mains cable 1,8 m
1 x RJ45 cable 5 m
1 x user manual

Color options:

Technical Specifications


110 dB

Amplifier Power

150W Bass (Class D) + 150W Treble (Class D)

Frequency Response

38 Hz - 22 kHz (-6dB)

Accuracy of Frequency Response

± 1.5 dB (45 Hz - 20 kHz)

Driver Dimensions

165 mm Bass + 19 mm Treble (view in inches)


H 365 x W 237 x D 223 mm, with Iso-Pod™ (view in inches)


8.4 kg / 18.5 lb


1 x XLR Analog Input

1 x XLR AES/EBU Input

1 x XLR AES/EBU Output

2 x RJ45 Control


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