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ESD12 - The Ultimate Passive System

The ESD12 is a high quality 2-way, passive full range loudspeaker that provides unmatched clarity and definition in a simple elegant package. The ESD12 utilizes a 12" Trans Coil woofer and the same 3" NVPD large format compression driver found in our flagship VHD products, which has one of the lowest distortion ratings on the planet.Combined with our unique delay line technology the ESD12 delivers a beautifully balanced, phase coherent and accurate compact, 2-way passive solution that is adaptable to a wide range of applications.

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ESD12 Technical Data Sheet

 
 

Applications

Designed as a passive loudspeaker for the highest quality vocal and full range live performance in medium areas

  • Suitable for medium to large conference, Theatre and small to medium scale concerts
  • Scalable from stand alone to full range large systems by adding subwoofers
  • Fixed installations
  • Houses of worship
  • Stage monitoring
 

Product code

  • KVV 987 199 - ESD12
 
 

Features

  • Professional, Baltic birch construction with wear resistant polymer coating
  • 127dB sustained output, 130dB peak with very high dynamic range
  • Compact, asymmetrical, trapezoidal cabinet design allows for use in stage monitor and under balcony applications
  • Rotatable wide dispersion 80° H x 40° V horn
  • Revolutionary passive delay line
  • State of the art 3" (76 mm) Nitride Titanium diaphragm compression driver with complex geometry phase plug and neodymium magnetic structure for higher output, exceptionally low distortion and extended frequency response
  • 12" woofer with Super Acoustic Active Impedance Control (AIC) voice coil technology and neodymium magnetic motor structure dramatically increases force, lowers distortion and provides increased frequency response linearity
  • Proprietary top handle design for simplified handling and carrying, integrates one M10 suspension point, OmnimountTM bracket point and four M6 points
  • Additional side and bottom M10 points for flexible rigging and installation options
  • "Top-hat" for pole mounting applications
 

Applications

Designed as a passive loudspeaker for the highest quality vocal and full range live performance in medium areas

  • Suitable for medium to large conference, Theatre and small to medium scale concerts
  • Scalable from stand alone to full range large systems by adding subwoofers
  • Fixed installations
  • Houses of worship
  • Stage monitoring
 

Product code

  • KVV 987 199 - ESD12
 
 

System Acoustic Performance

Max SPL Long-term127dB
Max SPL Peak130dB
-3dB Response55Hz to 22kHz
-10dB Response50Hz to 30kHz
Recommended Power500W
Sensitivity98dB
Impedance
Crossover Point1.2kHz

High Frequency Section

Acoustic DesignHorn Loaded
High Horn Coverage Horizontal / Vertical80° x 40°
Rotatable HornYES
Throat Exit Diameter / Diaphragm Size1.4" / 3"
Diaphragm MaterialNitride Titanium
Magnet TypeNeodymium
ProtectionRMS Limiter

Low Frequency Section

Acoustic DesignFront Loaded, Bass Reflex
Woofer Size / Voice Coil Diameter / Design12" / 2.5" / Trans Coil
Diaphragm MaterialEpoxy Reinforced Cellulose
Magnet TypeNeodymium
ProtectionThermal breaker - autoreset

Speaker Input

Speaker Input 2x Neutrik Speakon®, Terminal Block

Cabinet

Cabinet MaterialBaltic birch
Handles1
Pole Mount35 mm
Color"Orange peeled" Matt Black or any RAL

Physical Dimensions

Height619 mm (24.37")
Width368 mm (14.48")
Depth368 mm (14.48")
Weight23 kg (50.7lbs)
 

Product code

  • KVV 987 199 - ESD12
 
 
PDF

ESD Series User Guide

ESD Series User Guide - rev 17

 
 
DWG

ESD12 - 3D

- 1:1 scale - clamping points - weight - dwg file

 
 
ZIP

ESD12 Polarplots

- xls data - .zip package

 
 
GLL

ESD12 - EASE data

EASE data - .GLL - description

 
 
 
 
 

Speakon speaker cable 4.15

 

Product code

KVV 987 326

 

Description

- 4 wire speaker cable - Speakon NL4 connectors - 1,5m (5ft) - for ESM, ESD speakers - for K-RIG Bass Module hook-up

 
 
 
 
 

Speakon speaker cable 4.40

 

Product code

KVV 987 327

 

Description

- 4 wire speaker cable - Speakon NL4 connectors - 4m (13ft) - for ESM, ESD speakers - for K-RIG Bass Module hook-up

 
 
 
 
 

Cover for ESD12

 

Product code

KVV 987 212

 

Description

- heavy duty - padded
 
 
 
 
 

Horizontal bracket for ESD12

 

Product code

KVV 987 213

 

Description

- including two connection bolts - black
 
 
 
 
 

Vertical bracket

 

Product code

KVV 987 057

 

Description

- for EX12, ESD12 - including two connection bolts - black
 
 
 
 
 

Speaker pole - universal

 

Product code

KVV 987 130

 

Description

Heavy duty telescopic speakerpole
- 0,735 to 1,23 m - diameter 35 mm
- weight 2,2 kg - max. load 50 kg
- bottom terminal M20
- matte black

 
 
 
 
 

Bracket Top Hat Adapter

 

Product code

KVV 987 090

 

Description

- including bolts - black
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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