Andy Hunt of Matrix Amplification, is Proud to Release the CFR12 Passive Monitor -

Published 10 years ago on August 24, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Andy Hunt of Matrix Amplification, is Proud to Releasethe CFR12 Passive Monitor -

Designed as a full range, full response audio monitor, the compact12" coaxial solution at only 12.9kgs (29lb) offers a transparentsound, punching well above its size and weight.

The CFR12 provides the answer for guitar players using modellerswho wish to benefit from the full array of tones the units are ableto offer.

In a perfect world the guitarist should be able to develop atone within their studio environment either through headphones ormonitors and know that the same sound will be created by theirchoice of on stage monitor, which they should be able to carry ontothe stage with ease.

Utilising a full range coaxial driver the CFR12 places both thehigh and low frequency drivers on the same axis. The 80 degreedispersion pattern enables the guitarist to move around the stagewhilst hearing the same sweet spot of sound.

Whether used as an on-stage monitor in the wedge position, as abackline in smaller gigs or as a practice rig, the CFR12 deliversyour sound, without compromise

Many guitarists who have heard the CFR12's running have beencertain the sound was coming from the traditional heavyweight 4x12cab sitting unplugged in the centre of the stage

Handling 260 Watts RMS and rated at 8 ohms, the CFR12 is aperfect match for the GT1000FX, GT800FX and GM50 amplifiers thatare already available from Matrix.

The CFR12's are shipping now with an introductory price of $829*including delivery to the USA and £596 inclusive of VAT anddelivery within the UK. Please check the online store for costsincluding shipping to other countries.

For more information please visit

* price excludes duty and import tax outside the EU.

Technical Specifications 

Weight:          12.9kg
Impedance:        8 Ohms
Power Handling:   260W RMS
Dimensions (mm):  463 H x 366 W x 274 D
Dimensions (in):  18.2 H x 14.4 W x 10.8 D
Connections:      Dual Combi Speakon +1/4" jack





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