ESI aktiv 05 Recording Bundle

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  • 2-Way Active 60W Near-Field Monitor
  • 5'' Kevlar Curved Cone LF Driver
  • 1'' Silk Dome Tweeter HF Driver
  • XLR and TS Combo Connector
  • Includes ESI MAYA22 USB Audio Interface

ESI aktiv 05 Recording Bundle

The ESI aktiv 05 Active Studio Monitor is a high performance 8'' studio reference monitor featuring a 5'' Kevlar LF driver and a 1'' silk dome tweeter. This professional-grade studio monitor delivers 60 watts of power through its 2-way speaker system. The 5'' Kevlar LF driver provides unparalleled bass response with a thick, punchy output. The 1'' silk dome tweeter delivers exceptional highs with increases clarity and sparkle. With its premium quality components and affordable price tag, the aktiv 05 is ideal for a range of musical applications. This bundle also includes the ESI MAYA22 USB Audio Interface which is powerful yet portable so you can take it wherever you go.

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ESI aktiv 05 Active Studio Monitor

This high-performance 5'' studio reference monitor delivers exceptional audio quality thanks to it premium quality components and design aspects. The aktiv 05 provides you with a 5'' Kevlar LF driver for unparalleled low-mid response, delivering a punchy and thick sound that will translate well on other systems. The 1'' silk dome tweeter delivers impressive high-end response, delivering articulate highs whilst retaining the clarity and sparkle needed for the higher frequency range. The 2-way speaker system culminates in a transparent yet powerful output, perfect for mixing and mastering purposes.

The ESI aktiv 05 also features a range of controls and connections to improve your monitors performance as well as connecting it to other devices such as audio interfaces. One of the most unique features on the speaker is the range of frequency response controls that can help you to isolate certain frequencies or eliminate others while mixing and mastering.

The treble attenuation adjustment control allows you to match your monitor your room's own acoustic requirements, allowing you to cater to the space you are working in for a better performance from the monitor. The bass roll off adjustment control allows you to match the monitor better to a subwoofer, allowing you to improve the performance of an entire system rather than just your monitor. Additionally there is the standard volume level which is controlled by a rotary knob on the rear of the monitor.

There is also a XLR and TS 1/4'' combo connector featuring balanced and unbalanced input. This connection allows you to connect your speakers to an audio device such as a computer or an audio interface. The connections can also be used to link multiple monitors or subwoofers together to create a full system.

ESI MAYA22 USB Audio Interface

The MAYA22 is designed to deliver a range of inputs and outputs that allow you to record a range of devices from dynamic and condenser microphones to electric guitars via the HI-Z instrument input. The MAYA22 features 2 analog input and output channels with RCA connectors plus a headphone output with a 1/4'' connector for monitoring purposes. One of the most unique features of the MAYA22 is the ability to record microphone and guitar signals simultaneously. This is a convenient feature for bands who wish to record demos or simultaneous takes while playing a single song. The interface also feature a line input and output for connecting other external devices.

As well as offering a varied range of I/O, the MAYA22 also delivers exceptional audio response with its professional 24-bit audio quality. The interface itself features dual AD/DA converters featuring ADB with 102dB dynamic range and DAC with 108dB dynamic range for maximum flexibility and the best audio response. The interface will work with most modern computer systems including Mac and Windows operating systems and features support for latency drivers including WDM, ASIO 2.0 and CoreAudio. The MAYA22 is also bus powered which means no need for an external power supply, perfect for taking the interface on the road with you. You can also monitor your level meters with the Windows control panel software for MAYA22 USB.

ESI aktiv 05 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
  • Treble attenuation control
  • Bass roll off adjustment control
  • Volume level control
  • XLR balanced / TS 1/4'' unbalanced combo connector
  • Output power: 60W (HF 30W, LF 30W), 85W AC consumption power
  • 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
  • LED: Blue power LED on the front
  • Standby: Can be turned on and off (only models sold in certain countries)
  • Dimensions: 250mm (H) x 176mm (W) x 200mm (D)
  • Weight: 4.5kg

ESI MAYA22 Features/Specifications

  • 2 input / 2 output 24-bit / 96kHz USB 2.0 Full Speed 24-bit Audio Interface
  • Line, guitar and microphone inputs
  • Simultaneous recording of microphone and guitar signals
  • Microphone preamp with XLR input and +48V phantom power support
  • Hi-Z instrument input with 1/4" connector
  • Line input with RCA connectors
  • Line output with balanced 1/4" TRS connectors
  • Headphone output with 1/4" connector
  • ADC with 102dB(a) dynamic range
  • DAC with 108dB(a) dynamic range
  • USB bus powered
  • Supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 with ASIO 2.0, MME, WDM and DirectSound incl. DirectWIRE support
  • Real Time level meters in MAYA22 USB for Windows control panel software
  • Supports Mac OS X (10.4 and above) via the native CoreAudio USB audio driver from Apple (no driver install required)
  • Dimensions roughly 10.0cm x 10.5cm x 3.7cm