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ESI Audiotechnik aktiv05

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aktiv05 Top Quality 5" Studio Reference Monitor


ESI Audiotechnik aktiv05


aktiv 05

Top Quality 5" Studio Reference Monitor
Built upon the legacy of our famous nEar05 models, the new aktiv 05 near field reference monitor take professional level 5" near field monitoring speakers for the entry level to yet another level.

The monitor boasts an ultra-flat low frequency response with its newly designed larger silk dome tweeter and the top quality kevlar 5" driver delivers unparalleled punch in the low-mid frequency - a major improvement over the paper and polypropylene drivers used in most comparable products. ESI was the first vendor using kevlar for studio monitors in this price range as material inside the low frequency driver. Other vendors have since copied our idea, however there is much more to excellent sound of aktiv 05. A new tuning of all components by our engineers in Germany and the use of the completely new crossover design, turn aktiv 05 into yet another milestone in the ESI studio monitor legacy.

Optionally an aktiv 05 based monitoring system can be expanded with a subwoofer like our SW10K eXperience. aktiv 05 is the perfect alternative to our top selling uniK 05 reference monitor if you are on a budget.

Key Features & Specifications

2-way powered speaker / active studio monitor speaker
5" kevlar curved cone (magnetic shielding type) as LF driver
1" silk dome tweeter as HF driver
Output power 60W (HF 30W, LF 30W), 85W AC consumption power
Magnetically shielded for desktop operation
Input connections: XLR / TS1/4" combo connector, balanced / unbalanced input
Input impedance: 23.3 kOhm balanced, 13.3 kOhm unbalanced
Input sensitivity: 75mV@1Watt, 415mV@30Watt
Frequency response: 50Hz - 20kHz
Crossover frequency: 2.5 kHz
SPL: 88dB +/- 3dB
Operating voltage: AC100-240V 50/60Hz, with 115V / 230V AC selection switch
Blue power LED on the front
Dimensions: 250mm (H) x 176mm (W) x 200mm (D)
Weight: ca. 4.5kg