About Definitive Technology CS 9040
Hear what you’ve been missing
Have you ever struggled to hear the dialogue on your favorite TV shows and movie soundtracks? With a high-performance center channel speaker like Definitive Technology CS 9040, that won’t be a problem. This powerful speaker uses advanced driver design and solid build quality to reproduce movie dialogue and on-screen action with exceptional detail and presence. Add it to a pair of Definitive’s Bipolar Series home theater speakers to enjoy a huge, three-dimensional soundstage with both music and movies.
High-tech drivers for exceptionally detailed sound
The Definitive Technology CS 9040 has two 4-1/2″ midranges flanking a 1″ dome tweeter, for perfectly blended highs and mids. The aluminum dome tweeter is heat-treated to relax the crystal structure of the metal, then attached to a silk surround to help produce crisp, sparkling highs without a trace of harshness. And thanks to Definitive’s Balanced Double Surround System (BDSS) driver design, which places a surround on both the outer and inner edge of the speaker cone to help it remain more stable as it moves, movie dialogue and special effects will sound clear, never muddy. There’s also an upward-firing bass radiator in the top of the cabinet, so you’ll hear just a little more boom in TV explosions and depth in bombastic movie scores.
Build a complete Definitive home theater system using perfectly matched bipole towers (see the BP-9020, BP-9040, BP-9060, and BP-9080X) and surrounds (see the SR-9040 and SR-9080).
Did you know?
Your new speakers will probably sound better after several weeks of use than they do right out of the box. That’s because the material surrounding the woofers will loosen up, allowing the drivers to move more fully. Definitive Technology estimates a break-in period of 24 to 48 hours of playback before the speakers will deliver optimum sound quality. For more information and helpful tips, check out this article from Definitive’s website about conditioning your speakers.
Definitive Technology Speakers
- Definitive Technology CS-9060
- Definitive Technology CS-9080
- Definitive Technology SR-9040
- Definitive Technology SR-9080
Buy Definitive Technology CS 9040 Highlights:
Balanced Dual Surround System (BDSS) driver technology places rubber surrounds on both the outer and inner edges of each speaker cone for improved control and clarity
dual 4-1/2″ BDSS midranges for clear, accurate dialogue
one 1″ annealed aluminum dome tweeter with silk surround for smooth, extended highs
upward-firing 8″ passive radiator for enhanced bass output
frequency response 50-40,000 Hz
sensitivity 89 dB
impedance: compatible with 8-ohm outputs
recommended amplifier power: 50-200 watts
one set of 5-way binding posts
cloth grille-wrapped enclosure with aluminum trim rings
20-3/4″W x 6″H x 12″D
warranty: 3 years
Features & specs
|Midrange size (inches)||N/A|
|Woofer size (inches)||4-1/2|
|Connector Type||5-way post|
|Frequency Response||50-40k Hz|