This limited-edition KRK Rokit Powered 6 G2 (Generation 2) studio monitor comes with a super-cool Ferrari Grey finish. However, looks aren't everything. It's just the icing on the cake for this incred... Read More
This limited-edition KRK Rokit Powered 6 G2 (Generation 2) studio monitor comes with a super-cool Ferrari Grey finish. However, looks aren't everything. It's just the icing on the cake for this incredibly affordable, yet extremely well-built Rokit is designed to give amazing performance and accuracy for the home or project studio. The G2 Rokit has radically curved edges which virtually eliminate diffraction and provide a wider sweet spot. The Rokit G2 also features a great-looking cabinet with a front-firing bass port and KRK's trademark yellow glass-aramid composite woofer and soft-domed tweeters. Dual high-power amplifiers in each speaker and active crossovers provide smooth and accurate reproduction. The Rokit monitor has the most accurate response curve in its class ensuring that you hear all of the details in your mix.
The KRK RokitG2 Series takes value-priced monitors to a new performance level. All of the great stuff that Rokit's have been known for (front-firing bass port, soft-domed tweeter, glass-aramid composite yellow cone) are still there, but the G2 Rokit's feature refined voicing and a new curved baffle that looks great, reduces diffraction and provides even better monitoring accuracy.
Welcome to the all new Generation 2 Rokit Powered
Studio Monitor Series from KRK Systems. For years the Rokit series has been a popular choice for accurate monitoring in studios large and small. Now the all new Generation 2 Rokit studio monitor provides a new standard for even better performance and accuracy, raising the bar once again.
No Pain With Gain
Why compromise gain structure to achieve a comfortable listening level? As musicians and recording people themselves, KRK asked that question too. So each Generation 2 Rokit monitor 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 KRK's award-winning performance.
You've Got Connections
At KRK, the focus is your mix. But it doesn't stop at creating accurate monitors. KRK appreciates the need for monitors that not only sound great but work easily into your particular setup. 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, Rockit has got you covered.
Even More Accurate Than Before
KRK took a great monitor series and made it better. KRK's engineers and listening panel took the Generation 2 Rokit's 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 KRK's world-class studio monitor engineering team, for clear, low-distortion performance.
While your Generation 2 Rokit monitor leaves the factory voiced to demanding specs, KRK also knows that no two rooms "sound" the same. As such, each Rokit speaker 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.
Don't Be Square, Curves Ahead
The new Rockit monitor 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 to 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 SPLs.
A great sounding monitor doesn't stop with a great cabinet and custom drivers. KRK's true bi-amplified amplifier system provides discrete low-distortion power for each driver. While the active crossover systems provide smooth and accurate frequency response, and again, accurate diffraction control.
Note: Monitors are sold as singles.
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I have been very impressed by the sound quality of these guys. I am using them in a small project studio in my office. I had heard the yellows, and the blues, was impressed by the reds, but these Ferrari Greys have the sound and the look of class. I have not heard a "small room" monitor that can put these guys to shame. A great value for the bucks spent. And they sound as good as the 8's I have in my large studio downstairs
I bought these monitors today. I had done a lot of research ahead of time and all the reviews I read of the KRK 6 were positive. I decided to take the plunge! I am so glad that I did. I remixed a bunch of songs that I had originally mixed on my Alesis MK2s. I had no idea what I was missing! The sound clarity and reality of the KRK 6s is really strong. One review mentions that what you hear is what you get. That is so true! I am VERY impressed with these monitors. I would highly recommend them for accurate mixing and terrifically clear sound at all frequencies.
I got the last of the Red ones, so I had to put my review under the grey. Sounds come through very clean, and there is plenty of headroom - I only have the volume up about 5 notches from the -30dB setting on the back and they are plenty loud enough, for me to control the volume from my computer or mp3 player. The bass response is tight and punchy, and hits hard. These are my first set of monitors, and I would have to say they are a good place to start.
I received a pair of these limited edition KRK's yesterday as a gift and all I can say is... BUY THEM! They are big for there class, but when I plugged them in they were quiet. As I adjusted the volume on the back of the units, it came to my surprise that even at half volume these fill my whole room with clarity and precision. They have HF knobs in the back for some room adjusting and plenty of input ports. You can really feel the quality taking them right out of the box! Take my word for it... these are great monitors and are well worth giving them a try. I can't express how happy I am with them. I record horns and small groups and make some electronic music My setup is: iMac 27'' Quad-Core Logic Pro 8 M-Audio Projectmix I/O Control Surface and FireWire Audio Interface KRK Rockit Powered 6 Monitors Generation 2 Limited Edition Grey AKG Perception 100 Condenser Shure SM57 Dynamic MXL R121 Ribbon LaCie 500gb external hard drive
These were purchased to replace a pair of Alesis Point Seven monitors and a Hafler power amp that I have had for years. I figured that these would be an upgrade and am pleasantly surprised by the difference. The sound is much more detailed across the entire spectrum. I listened to a bunch of reference songs that I am familiar with and heard new details, mostly in the lower end of things. The grey finish is similar to a finish on a sports car which is very cool. No separate amplifier required which saves valuable desk space. Three types of inputs, RCA, balanced, and XLR. I feel very satisfied with this purchase.
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