MoFi SourcePoint 10 is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker designed by Andrew Jones for MoFi. It features a 1.25" wide roll soft dome Tweeter and 1 x 10" Paper-pulp Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 42-30k Hz and a sensitivity of 91dB. MoFi SourcePoint 10 has an MSRP of 3699$ per pair.
What size of room is the MoFi SourcePoint 10 speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the MoFi SourcePoint 10 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various sizes of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
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(* Approximate Room sizes: Small < 100sq. ft / 9 m2, Mid-size: 100-220 sq. ft / 9-20 m2, Large 220-400 sq. ft / 20-36 m2, Very Large: > 400 sq. ft / 36 m2.
Average Floor Height: 9" / 2.7m. Typical room sizes differ from country to country, and the actual listening experience changes depending on floor height, room shape, surface materials, listening position, speaker locations, etc.)
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What is the Frequency Response of the MoFi SourcePoint 10 speaker?
MoFi SourcePoint 10 has a Frequency response range of 42-30k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 30-200 watts. At a minimum frequency of 42 Hz, SourcePoint 10 will provide a deep bass that will probably satisfy majority of listeners, especially for music. Movie lovers and music listeners who like to experience a full range response will still benefit from the use of a subwooofer though.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with MoFi SourcePoint 10, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $5000. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how SourcePoint 10's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among the speakers in our database with a max MSRP price of 5000$ (Pair), there is only one Passive Bookshelf speaker that have the deeper bass levels than the MoFi SourcePoint 10's 42Hz:
What is the Crossover frequency of MoFi SourcePoint 10?
The Crossover frequency of the SourcePoint 10 is set to 1600 Hz. This is the threshold frequency where the higher frequency signals over this level are sent to the tweeter and the lower-frequency signals are sent to the woofer by the crossover component.
What are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the MoFi SourcePoint 10? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
MoFi SourcePoint 10's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
but can go down to as low as 6.2 ohms
, and has a sensitivity of 91dB
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so MoFi SourcePoint 10 is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
91dB of MoFi SourcePoint 10 is considered a high sensitivity compared to average stereo speaker which makes SourcePoint 10 an easy to drive from Sensitivity perspective. If you are planning to power your speaker with a Tube amp which are generally very low power, the MoFi SourcePoint 10 will be a good choice.
Minimum Impedance of MoFi SourcePoint 10
Even though the nominal impedance of the SourcePoint 10 is 8 ohms, the minimum impedance level of this speaker according to MoFi is 6.2 ohms MoFi SourcePoint 10 so while choosing an amplifier, you should ideally check if the unit you are considering can provide this impedance level.
Check the amplifiers that are in a similar price range to the MoFi SourcePoint 10:
SourcePoint 10 features 5-Way post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring are not possible.
MoFi SourcePoint 10 External Dimensions and Weight
MoFi SourcePoint 10 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 22.5 x 14.5 x 16 inch (572 x 368 x 406mm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of MoFi SourcePoint 10 is approximately 1552.0cm2 / 240.6inch2.
To get a better perspective on the real life size of MoFi SourcePoint 10, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the MoFi SourcePoint 10 virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a BDI Octave Media Cabinet to get a better idea about the size.
The MoFi SourcePoint 10 weighs 21.00kg / 46.2lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how SourcePoint 10's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
MoFi SourcePoint 10 has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and a real wood veneer finish. Bass Reflex type loudspeakers (aka Ported, Vented or Reflex Port) have enclosures that uses a port, hole or vent cut into the cabinet. Ported designs are generally more efficient than the Sealed designs.
MoFi SourcePoint 10 is a rear-firing port speaker so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
MoFi SourcePoint 10 is available in Satin Walnut and Satin Black Ash.
SourcePoint 10 doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket, so you need an external structure to mount it on walls.
Does the MoFi SourcePoint 10 come with a Grille?
SourcePoint 10 comes with magnetic grilles in Black color choices. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound to pass as clearly as possible. Since the included grille of the SourcePoint 10 is magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
Here is a list of accessories that we think you may need for the MoFi SourcePoint 10.
- Speaker Cable and Connectors
- Vibration Isolators: IsoAcoustics isolatorsmore affordable options too.
- Acoustic Panels and Treatments: Your room is as important as your stereo equipment so acoustic treatments goes a long way in improving the overall performance.
- Speaker Stands: Stands bring your bookshelf speakers to ideal height (rule of thumb is to have the tweeter level with your ear in your listening position), helps stability and acoustical isolation.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the MoFi SourcePoint 10, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for MoFi SourcePoint 10
MoFi has released a White Paper for the MoFi SourcePoint 10. Follow the link to download this document:
White Paper for MoFi SourcePoint 10
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the MoFi SourcePoint 10 speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for MoFi SourcePoint 10