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KRK Rokit 8 G2 Powered Studio Monitor

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Product Description

For your home or project studio, the Rokit 8 G2 powered monitor gives you amazing performance and affordability. For more accurate monitoring, the KRK Rokit G2 series adds refined voicing and a new curved baffle that looks great while still maintaining their previous outstanding features such as a front-firing bass port, soft-domed tweeter and glass aramid composite yellow cone. Purchase the Rokit 8 G2 and upgrade your studio today.

KRK Rokit 8 G2 Powered Studio Monitor Features

  • Radically curved front plate design virtually eliminates diffraction distortion
  • Waveguide design provides amazing detail and imaging
  • Front-firing port provides low freq extension without boundary coupling
  • New speaker voicing for even more accurate frequency response
  • 1-inch Neodymium soft dome tweeter
  • Glass Aramid Composite Cone Woofer

Even More Accurate Than Before
KRK engineers and a listening panel took the Generation 2 Rokits' speaker voicing to even more accurate levels. What you hear is what you are intended to hear, coloration is not part of the spec. This performance is brought to you by drivers that are custom-designed by our world-class studio monitor engineering team, for clear, low-distortion performance.

Take Control
While your Generation 2 Rokit leaves the factory voiced to our demanding specs, KRK also knows that no two rooms sound the same. As such, each Rokit comes equipped with a High Frequency Level Control. This feature provides specific adjustment of high frequency output most commonly affected by room acoustics. It's just one extra level of control that KRK gives you to ensure the most accurate mix for your particular room's acoustics.

No Pain With Gain
Why compromise gain structure to achieve a comfortable listening level? As musicians and recording people themselves, KRK engineers asked that question too. So each Generation 2 Rokit comes with an Input Volume Control that provides an adjustable gain range from +6dB to -30dB. Just another way the Rokit lets you focus on your mix, and not on compatibility concerns.

Catch A Wave, For A 3D Mix
Recessed tweeters may look the same, but they don't perform the same. KRK has designed a superior tweeter wave guide for the Rokit that provides optimal high frequency pattern control and focuses the sound outward, away from the cabinet. More conventional designs direct sound along the plane of the cabinet where waveform interaction can cause phase problems and increased diffraction. KRK knows a properly engineered high frequency wave guide is a critical component to great sound, and one key to our award winning performance.

You've Got Connections
At KRK our focus is your mix. But it doesn't stop at creating accurate monitors. KRK understands and appreciates the need for monitors that not only sound great but work easily into your particular set up. That's why you'll find plenty of input options with your Rokit, sure to accommodate any studio environment. So if it's RCA, Quarter-Inch (balanced/unbalanced) or XLR inputs you require, Rokit has got you covered.

Don't Be Square, Curves Ahead
Our new Rokit looks different, so it can sound better, and in a wider sweet spot. Traditional rectangular speakers suffer from diffraction as sounds leaving the edge of the cabinet are reflected back into the original sound field, and at different time intervals. This phase distortion creates a narrow or boxy sound. The Generation 2 Rokit series eliminates this issue with radically engineered curved surfaces, so diffraction is virtually eliminated. Simply put, you'll get better sound in a wider area.

Let's Be Up Front
Take a look at competitive monitors and you'll find ports on the back of the cabinet. These rear-firing ports tend create bass coupling with walls and corners amplifying low frequency information which will color your mix. The superior design of the KRK Generation 2 Rokit's include front-firing ports, which are just the right shape and taper to reduce port turbulence. You'll appreciate the clean and accurate bass performance, this approach delivers, even at high SPL's.

Power Up!
A great sounding monitor doesn't stop with a great cabinet and custom drivers. Our true bi-amplified amplifier system provides discrete low-distortion power for each driver. While our active crossover systems provide smooth and accurate frequency response, and again, accurate diffraction control.

Product Specifications

KRK RP8G2 Rokit G2 Specifications

  • Drivers:
    • Woofer: 8 inch Glass Aramid Composite Woofer
    • Tweeter: 1 inch Neodymium Soft Dome Tweeter with Ferro Fluid
  • Input:
    • XLR, RCA & 1/4 inch TRS
    • 10k Ohm, Balanced/Unbalanced
  • Amplification:
    • 140 Watt Bi-amp Dynamic Power
    • 24 dB Octave Filters
  • Frequency Response: 45Hz - 20kHz
  • Video Shielding: Yes
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 15 x 10 7/16 x 13 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 30 lbs



Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  800-444-2766 Warranty:  1 Year Mechanical, 3 Years on Amp
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Excellent clarity and incredible volume. Much more than I thought I needed.
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