Compact Reference Monitor 101A


The 101A has been specifically designed for near-field monitoring and applications where space is at a premium.

Popularly used for desktop editing and by travelling mix and remix engineers, who require a monitor they can trust. Magnetic shielding is standard ensuring compatibility with MAC and PC multimedia installations.

All Compact Reference Monitors have been developed in conjunction with professional sound engineers. The feedback they provided has been incorporated in the designs resulting in monitors with pinpoint imaging, accurate transients and a flat frequency responses.

A 28mm soft dome tweeter produces clear precise treble. With ferro-fluid cooling as standard this drive unit can handle peaks in excess of 1000Watts. A 140mm bass gives a smooth response down to a frequency of 60Hz.

For full frequency coverage the 802FEUís (Frequency Extension Units) are available. These units integrate seamlessly with all Excel monitors extending full rich bass down to the lowest octave. FEUís also form the perfect stand for all Excel Compact Monitors. A rear mounted two way amplifier matches perfectly to the drive units. The crossovers are minimum phase and use high order active filters providing accuracy and stability.

The MDF cabinet is pressure glued, internally braced and damped. The exterior edges are radiused to reduce diffraction, and are finished in a hard wearing textured lacquer. Veneers are available to special order.

Technical Information:

Bass driver




Polyproperlene cone

28mm soft dome

2 x 80W rms


Magnetic shielding

Ferro-fluid cooled

Minimum phase active crossover


Magnesium chassis

1000 watts peak power


Technical Specifications:

Speaker Bandwidth




Female XLR (Audio), IEC (Mains)


Maximum Output Level

104dB SPL @ 1 metre sustained



H320 x W180 x D280mm





Black textured lacquer (Veneers to special order)

Cabinet Construction

M.D.F. Braced & pressure glued

Port Diameter


Nominal Input Level

-10dB to +4dB


Bass Driver

140mm diameter. Integral Phase Plug

For further information email:

Mitchell and Todd Loudspeakers by
Excel Audio Systems Ltd, London, England

Tel: +44 (0)20 8354 0820 Fax: +44 (0)20 8354 0834