the Emerald Physics KC II open baffle loudspeaker.
shipping with a Free Bass Optimization module (BOM) in June. The BOM extends the bass response to 35Hz and is adjustable for each users taste. Info is here:
We now have consumer demos on Emerald speakers for qualified potential
Louisville, KY 40245
Wildomar, CA 92595
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This is near Saddle River; about 1.5 hours from the Princeton area, and about 2
-2.5 hours from Philadelphia
The KC II is our least expensive
speaker and sets a new standard in value in high end loudspeakers. The KC II
is 93Db efficient, runs off of one amp and does not need DSP to sound great.
In the first review in Audiophilia they summed with: "The trickle down
technology from the top Emeralds like the EP-2.8s to the new KCII is very
effective. You'll get both very sweet and dynamic sound, transparency, a
beautifully balanced midrange and a solid low end all for a very reasonable
price. Very highly recommended."
is with great pleasure that we award the Audiophilia Star Component Award to
the Emerald Physics KC II Open Baffle Speaker. Congratulations! – Ed "
Read the entire
KC II offers audiophiles true high end performance on a tight budget.
Performance for the money is off the scale. But don't take our word for it.
Here is a quote from a new customer:
"But the way I hooked them
(KCII) up late last night and even though they haven't broken in, I have two
words. " holy shit". Walter, this is a lot of speaker
for the oney! Honestly, one of the best speakers I have heard at any
price. This is hardly an entry level speaker. Now I see why once you hear an open baffle
speaker, it's hard to listen to anything else. I love then , and the
Here is what the
experts are saying
Best Sound (for the money): (Paul Seydor)
"Emerald Physics KCII speaker system ($2495/pr.) driven by Emerald’s EP100.2SE amplifier
and Anti-Mode’s Dual 2.0 as preamp playing CDs
from a modest Marantz player. This demo featured among the most involving
overall sound that I heard at the show."
Read the report
In Other News (Robert Harley)
"Perhaps the best overall
value at the show was the Emerald Physics KCII open-baffle
loudspeaker system ($2499) driven by the company’s EP100.2SE hybrid
power amplifier. The whole system was priced at just under $6k at retail, but
offered at $3799. This system
put many five-figure systems to shame."
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Best of Show (Jim Hannon):
"Best Sound (for the money): A tie between the very spacious and natural-sounding
Magnepan system with three Maggie .7 speakers ($1400/pair)
driven by Bryston electronics, and the Emerald Physics
KC II open-baffle loudspeaker driven by an EP100.2SE 100Wpc
hybrid digital amplifier."
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Five Most Significant Products (Dr. Robert
Emerald Physics KC II Loudspeaker "Emerald
Physics was, as usual, showing
products at really exceptionally low prices. In particular, the KC
II open- baffle speakers at $2495 sounded very convincing musically and
also looked spectacular, with an airbrushed faux wood finish that was to
wood what Balthasar Neumann’s faux marble was to Baroque architecture—arguably
more beautiful than the real thing. Emerald Physics was integrating its systems
with DSPeaker’s room-correction and frequency-response adjustment devices.
This seems to me very much the way that audio needs to go, offering as it does
extraordinary—and adjustable—sound in domestically compatible packages at
modest prices. People often wonder how serious audio can survive outside the
1% market. This is how."
Best sound for the money: (Dr. Robert E Greene)
"A tie between the Emerald
Physics KC II, bringing really truthful sound in at really low prices, and the Lambert system
for its unique naturalness, of vocal reproduction especially, with a footprint
that is miniscule."
A wonderful report from The Audio
Traveler at: http://theaudiotraveler.com/2015/06/06/newport-2015-emerald-physics/
The new Emerald Physics KC II
is a 4 driver three way open baffle design with dual (2) custom 10"
woofers and the custom Emerald Physics "Godzilla" 8" point
source midrange/tweeter. It throws a large 3 dimensional soundstage and imaging
is exceptional. Dynamics are extraordinary for a $2500.00 pair of speakers.
They are easy to drive at 93Db efficient. The boxiness associated with all
speakers in this price class is totally gone. Once you listen to an open baffle
it is hard to go back to ordinary box designs.
Parts quality is superb throughout. Check out the photo of our crossover versus
that of a competitive product.
Our intro price in June is $1999.00 with a Free $500.00 BOM for the pair in black powder coat.
These are amazing speakers for the price. Call to discuss these superb speakers
The photos are of the optional custom hand painted black Tricoat finish, a
$1200.00 option. Standard finish is black powder coat.
Confirm freight cost before purchase as AudiogoN can't figure 2 speaker orders.
Multiply times 2 and you will be close.
KC II Specifications
- System Type: Passive 3-way / 4-driver Dynamic Dipole
- Frequency Range: 45Hz–22kHz +/-3dB typical in-room
response from target curve,
- 35Hz with optional BOM
(Bass Optimization Module) adjustable 4-pole Linkwitz Transform Function
analog EQ. Free with purchase at $1999.00 in June.
- Frequency Linearity: +/- 1.5dB from 100Hz-20KHz from
- Impedance: 6 ohms nominal, 4 ohms minimum
- Recommended power: 25-200 watt amps
- Max Power input: 150W RMS, 300W program
- Sensitivity: 93dB 2.83V @ 1M @ 1kHz
- Emerald Physics Screw-In 1 inch exit Titanium
- Emerald Physics Godzilla 8” Mid-Woofer/Midrange
- 2 X Emerald Physics 10” paper cone Woofers w/ Dual
- Crossover: Aperture Bass Propagation
Loading – Mechanical at 300Hz + 2nd order acoustic @300 Hz for the
woofer, 4th order acoustic @1250Hz for the tweeter
- Dimensions: 41.25”H x 19.25’W x 13.25D at base on
- Weight: Net: 75lbs each, Shipping at 89lbs each box by
- All specifications and pricing subject to change
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