ESI aktiv 05 Active Studio Monitor

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Product Ref: 73046

  • 2-Way Active 60W Near-Field Monitor
  • 5'' Kevlar Curved Cone LF Driver
  • 1'' Silk Dome Tweeter HF Driver
  • Bass and Treble Adjustment Control
  • XLR and TS Combo Connector

ESI aktiv 05 Active Studio Monitor

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.

Product Ref: 73046

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Professional-Grade Nearfield 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 culimnates in a transparent yet powerful output, perfect for mixing and mastering purposes.

Controls and Connections

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 adjustmenet 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.


  • 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 attentuation 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

For more information on the ESI aktiv 05 please refer to the PDF above.
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