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The Definitive Technology BP-8040ST is a floorstanding speaker tower designed for stand-alone use.

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give you a few wiring options when hooking them up, allows you to choose how crossovers are handled

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give movies a realistic soundscape, like you're inside the action

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clearly defined bass tones, ideal for music lovers

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factory calibrated to make sure bass matches the mids and highs without phase problems

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reasonably small footprint, doesn't need a lot of space

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bass frequencies tend to be omni-directional, looses a bit of 3D feel

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high price puts them out of reach for non-audiophiles

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The Definitive Technology BP-8040ST is a floorstanding speaker tower designed for stand-alone use or to integrate into a larger surround sound system. This follows the Definitive Technology BP-8020ST in the series, adding more power to the internal amplifier for 300 watts of output and an additional aluminum dome tweeter. Dual low-bass radiators are also used to create a more evenly distributed low-range. The Definitive Technology BP-8060ST that follows it in the series is similar in general design, with the same internal amplifier and larger drivers used. This speaker uses an 8 inch powered subwoofer with a pair of low-bass radiators for well-distributed, resonant bass. Mids are handled the same as in the previous model with 3 separate 3-1/2 inch BDSS midrange drivers, and a pair of 1 inch aluminum dome tweeters work together to create loud and detailed highs.

  • Built-in 300 Watt powered subwoofers (deliver massive bass, eliminates need for separate subwoofer)
  • Second generation BDSS high-definition drivers (for life-like tonal balance, superb intelligibility and broad dispersion)
  • Slim enclosure, 0.86 sq ft footprint
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 39 x 5-5/8 x 11-5/8 in, 99.1 x 14.2 x 29.4cm
  • 3 x 3-1/2 in, 9cm BDSS midrange drivers
  • 2 x 1 in, 25mm aluminum dome tweeters
  • 1 x 8 in, 20cm active subwoofer driver pressure
  • 2 x 8 in, 20cm Low-bass radiators
  • Frequency response: 25Hz - 30kHz
  • Sensitivity: 92 dB
  • Impedance: 8 Ohms
  • Recommended amplifier power: 20 - 300 Watts per channel
  • A/V Receiver Crossover Setting: Large, full bandwidth
  • Internal amplifier power: 300 Watts
  • Auto On / Off: Signal Sensing¬†
  • Inputs: One pair of 5 way binding posts; One LFE input (optional)
  • Accessories: Stabilizer feet; carpet spikes, hard floor glides
  • Weight: 40 lbs, 18kg
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