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      Alesis Monitor 1 Active MKII Powered Monitors (603203)
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Crisp, clean, biamplified sound, taken to the next degree.

Improving on an award-winning formula, Alesis reengineered the speaker components of their famous M1 Active to produce the powerful Alesis Monitor 1 Active MKII Powered Monitors. And they didn't boost the price. Internal active crossover and newly designed dual amplifiers ensure a broad, extremely accurate frequency response, clear imaging with a wide sweet spot, high power handling and detailed highs and mids. 6.5" woofer cone is high tensile strength, low weight, non-woven carbon fiber providing quicker transient response in the low frequency range and more detailed upper mids. 1" pure silk dome tweeter for natural response and less ear fatigue. Internally mounted phasing plug and ferrofluid cooling. 75-watt woofer amp and 25-watt tweeter amp with 8th-order high-and low-pass electronic crossover filters. 2kHz critical crossover to improve mid-frequency response and midrange coloration. Time alignment circuitry maintains synchronization of the high and low drivers.

Cab offers smooth radiused corners for reduced edge-diffraction and magnetically shielded drivers for use near computer and video monitors. Horizontal or vertical placement.

Alesis Monitor 1 Active MKII Powered Monitors Features:

  • True biamplified reference monitor
    Accurate response, excellent imaging, flat-frequency range
    6.5" non-woven carbon fiber woofer
    1" silk-dome tweeter
    Audiophile-quality internal 75W (LF) and 25W (HF) amplifiers
    2kHz crossover point
    Offset dual ports
    Magnetically shielded
    Combination XLR/1/4" input jack




Alesis Monitor 1 Active MKII Powered Monitors

One year parts and labor warranty on all keyboards, DAT, and modules.
One year or 1500 hour warranty (whichever comes first) on tape heads.
Custome must register purchase online to receive customer registration number and warranty.
(No warranties are sent with product.)

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  • Extended Return Period
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  • Amazing

    As reviewed by kyle on 8/16/2009

    This monitors are well worth the money. I was between these and a pair of M-Audio BX5a's which are in the same price range. I feel these far out preform the BX5's. These speakers have better bottom end to them which reduces the need for a sub and has slightly more accurate reproduction of highs. Overall, these speakers are well worth the money.

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  • Five-star monitor value, no-star tech support

    As reviewed by Keith Purtell on 9/4/2013

    (When you invest your money in pro equipment, good tech support is part of the deal.) Considering the reasonable price, these reference monitors are ideal for anyone recording on a budget, or for a serious student. I used to read articles in snooty audio magazines where the writers would talk about good speakers that had "transparency" and "revealed detail." I thought they might full of baloney. First day I started testing different kinds of music on these MK IIs, I was listening to a classic Motown tune and noticed an instrument I had literally never heard before. I don't know how many different sound systems I've heard that song on during the past 30 years, and didn't know until now what it what it was really supposed to sound like. I won't go into huge detail about Alesis tech support. I had a simple hardware problem that I discovered after unpacking the speakers. I logged into the Alesis support forum and explained. Long story short, the responding tech's style was along the lines of "Fer sure, dude, stuff happens. Catch ya later."

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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  • It does it's justice.

    As reviewed by DJ JoHn TowERs on 1/8/2009

    I owned a pair of these beauties for 4 years until they gave out. Luckily it was at home when that happened. These monitor speakers have a knob in which you can adjust the volume which really comes in handy. Too bad they don't come up with their own equalizer. Overall, a great buy for a home/house party DJ. I recommend them.

    11 of 48 people found this review helpful.
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