8351 and W371 Stereo System

The W371 complements the point source performance of the 8351 to create a full-range system with unrivalled directivity, coherency and freedom from negative room influences. Hearing is believing.

Products in this solution:

Genelec 8351B Front
2 × 8351B
Genelec W371A Woofer System Front
2 × W371A

Products in this solution



113 dB

Frequency Response

32 Hz - 43 kHz (-6dB)


H 452 x W 287 x D 278 mm, with Iso-Pod™ (view in inches)



120 dB

Frequency Response

23 Hz - 500 Hz (-6dB)


H 1108 x W 400 x D 400 mm, (view in inches)

Key Technologies

Smart Active Monitoring (SAM™) and GLM™ calibration technology

Minimum Diffraction Coaxial (MDC™) Driver Technology

Acoustically Concealed Woofers (ACW™) Technology

Active Crossovers

Directivity Control Waveguide (DCW™) Technology

Intelligent Signal Sensing (ISS™) Technology

Iso-Pod™ Stand

Minimum Diffraction Enclosure (MDE™) Technology

Optimised Amplifiers

Protection Circuitry

Reflex Port Design

Versatile Mountings

Laminar Integrated Port (LIP™) Technology

Room Response Compensation

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W371 does not need a subwoofer because the W371 is itself a very capable low frequency source, in many ways superior to using a subwoofer. In certain immersive installations, a subwoofer can be used as the output method for the LFE channel content. In that case, the subwoofer is calibrated using the GLM as a second step after the primary system calibration.

Bass management means dividing low frequencies into a subwoofer and high frequencies to a loudspeaker, with the typical crossover frequency being in the range 50-100 Hz. A loudspeaker system using W371 with a monitor is a full range system that should not be bass managed. The output quality of the W371 with a monitor is acoustically superior to using a subwoofer and bass management for low frequencies. Because of this, W371 cannot be bass managed with a subwoofer.