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Monitor Audio Platinum PLC-150 II

$5495

The PLC 150’s lustrous sealed cabinet is home to twin 6 1/2” drivers and a ribbon tweeter in a 2 1/2 way configuration, providing superior dispersion across a range from 45Hz to 100kHz. Finished with hand-upholstered leather baffles and luxurious piano gloss.

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Description

Monitor Audio Platinum PLC-150 II

TECHNOLOGY

  • PLC150 II technology
    • 6 1/2″ RDT®II bass driver
    • 6 1/2″ RDT II bass / mid driver
    • MPD (Micro Pleated Diaphragm) high frequency transducer designed specifically for Platinum II
    • Single rear HiVe®II port
    • New patented ‘DCF’ (Dynamic Coupling Filter) mechanism for more natural sound
    • Bespoke speaker terminals
    • Underhung, edge-wound voice coils: greater driver efficiency and lifelike dynamics, less distortion
    • Bolt through drivers: clearer sound and cleaner aesthetics
    • Anti-Resonance Composite (ARC) mid-range housings and baffle components: reduced cabinet vibration, purer sound quality
    • Hand-upholstered front baffle: the very highest quality Inglestone leather supplied by Andrew Muirhead
    • Individual driver grilles
    • Finish options: Santos Rosewood or Ebony natural wood veneers with clear gloss piano lacquer, or Piano black gloss lacquer
    • Optional dedicated floor stand available

    TLE (TAPERED LINE ENCLOSURE)

    The tapered and sealed internal enclosure for Platinum II’s mid-range drivers is cast from ARC material and designed to stop the formation of standing waves (internal sound wave reflections) in the ca…

    RDT®II (RIGID DIAPHRAGM TECHNOLOGY 2ND GENERATION)

    A composite ‘sandwich’ structure made from ultra-thin low mass skins, bonded to a honeycomb Nomex® core material. It is very light and very strong, meaning that it can respond with great speed without…

    MPD (MICRO PLEATED DIAPHRAGM) HIGH FREQUENCY TRANSDUCER

    Developed over many months of intensive testing and listening, the MPD High Frequency Transducer is a landmark achievement by the engineering team for Platinum II. It represents an imaginative re-work…

    DCF (DYNAMIC COUPLING FILTER)

    A new innovation in every driver replaces the usual rigid coupling of driver and voice coil with a pliable one. This ‘Dynamic Coupling Filter’ is a nylon ring ingeniously calibrated to be rigid up to …

    BESPOKE TERMINALS

    Platinum II’s terminal design is precision milled from solid copper with Rhodium plated conductor parts. Rhodium has been selected for its excellent electrical conductivity and resistance to oxidisati…

    ARC®

    Anti-Resonance Composite

    Having various applications within a number of our speaker ranges, this high-tech Anti-Resonance Composite material is a thermo-set polymer loaded with minerals to provide very…

    HIVE II PORT TECHNOLOGY

    A new type of port technology which uses a straight rifled design to accelerate air flow and reduce turbulence. HiVe II technology has the ability to move air in and out much quicker than a convention…

    SPECIFICATIONS

    System Format – 21/2 Way – 3 Driver

    Frequency Response (-6dB – IEC 268-13) – 45Hz – 100kHz

    Sensitivity (1W@1M) – 89dB

    Maximum S.P.L. – 112dBA

    Nominal Impedance – 6Ω (4.5Ω min. @ 170Hz)

    Power Handling (RMS) – 200W

    Recommended Amplifier Requirements (RMS) – 60 – 200W

    Cabinet Design – Single rear HiVe®II port

    Drive Unit Compliment

    1 x 61/2” RDT®II bass driver
    1 x 61/2” RDT II bass / mid driver
    1 x MPD high frequency transducer

    Crossover Frequency – MF/HF: 3.0kHz  LF/MF: 600Hz (-6dB LF)

    External Dimensions (H x W x D) – 225 x 583 x 291.2mm (2215/16 x 87/8 x 117/16”)

    Weight (each) – 23.98kg (52lb 12oz)

Additional information

Finish

Santos Rosewood Lacquer, Natural Ebony Lacquer, Piano Gloss Lacquer

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