Genelec 1238DFM

2 x 8″ LF/500W, 5″ MF/250W, 1″ HF/200W. Remote RAM-L Amplifier. Special Order – 10-12 week delivery time.


The super-compact dimensions of the Genelec 1238DFM allow it to partner with an accompanying subwoofer to deliver main monitor performance in rooms where space is at a real premium.

Neutral and uncolored

Ideal for music recording, post-production, broadcast, and mastering, the 1238DF is the perfect blend of adaptable amplification, contemporary technology, and classic design. With its controlled directivity, it offers all the neutrality and uncolored performance of a large format Genelec monitor – but with a remote rack-mounting RAM-L amplification module that enables its amazingly modest and slimline cabinet size.

Configure, calibrate and control

The 1238DF is designed to partner with a complementary Genelec smart subwoofer and integrates closely with our GLM software via which the whole system can be configured and calibrated for your listening environment, compensating for detrimental room influences to create a truly optimized monitoring solution. From simple stereo to complex immersive formats, the 1238DF and GLM combine seamlessly to help you produce mixes with exceptional translation to other rooms and systems.

Package contains:

1 x 1238DF monitor
1 x individually calibrated RAM-L amplifier unit
1 x mains cable 1,8 m
1 x RJ45 cable 5 m (16 ft 4 in)
1 x RJ45 cable 10 m (32 ft 9 in)
1 x 10 m (32 ft 9 in) 4-pole Speakon cables
1 x user manual

Technical Specifications

117 dB
Amplifier Power
500 W Bass (Class D) + 250 W Midrange (Class D) + 200 W Treble (Class AB)
Frequency Response
50 Hz – 20 kHz (“-6 dB”)
Accuracy of Frequency Response
± 2 dB (57 Hz – 20 kHz)
Driver Dimensions
2 x ⌀ 210 mm Bass + ⌀ 125 mm Midrange + ⌀ 25 mm Treble (view in inches)
H 610 x W 470 x D 257 mm, (view in inches)
36 kg / 79.4 lb
1 x XLR Analog Input

1 x XLR AES/EBU Input

1 x XLR AES/EBU Output

2 x RJ45 Control


Additional information

Weight 93 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 19 × 24 in