Pioneer RM-05

C$799.00

RM-05

Professional active reference monitor with 5" woofer - black

Pioneer DJ is drawing on its rich heritage in speaker design to launch the RM Series coaxial active reference monitor speakers for the professional studio. The RM-05 and RM-07 speakers are packed with pro-audio technology to deliver a high SPL and a neutral sound with clear separation across the frequencies – making them the ideal companion for near-field studio monitoring of high-res sounds.

The RM Series’ uses a coaxial driver unit from Pioneer pro-audio brand TAD[i] to ensure audio from the tweeter and woofer emanates from the same point for a more accurate sound. The aramid fibre woofers and front-loaded bass reflex system with grooved ducts ensure a clean bass, while the aluminium hard domed tweeter has been optimised to deliver rousing high frequencies of up to 50 kHz.

The rigid die-cast aluminium cabinets are designed to look and sound superb – featuring curved contours to eliminate resonance, and a proprietary acoustic tube to reduce standing waves and ensure the quality of the low to mid ranges. The speakers also boast a three-band EQ and multiple inputs, giving producers the ultimate flexibility and simplicity in any environment.

The RM-05 and RM-07 professional studio monitors will be available from June 2015.


THE RM SERIES IN DETAIL

  1. HD-Coaxial driver unit for accurate point source monitoring
    The RM series adopts its HD-coaxial driver unit from Pioneer sub-brand TAD, placing the woofer and the tweeter on the same axis to ensure a truer response across the frequencies. A newly developed waveguide minimises interference between the drivers, to produce a true, neutral sound with excellent isolation, perfect for near-field monitoring in a professional studio.
  2. 50 kHz tweeter for precise, electrifying high frequencies
    The 1.5-inch hard dome aluminium tweeters were designed using unique Pioneer technology[ii] for added frequency response. The diaphragm’s shape and materials are optimised to deliver precise, rousing high frequency sounds.
  3. Rigid die-cast aluminium cabinet with curved contours for superb sound clarity
    The RM Series housings are made from die-cast aluminium for maximum rigidity and reduced resonance at all volumes. The cabinet’s curved surfaces optimise the rigidity and reduce external diffraction – while giving the speakers a sleek design that will look good in the studio.
  4. AFAST[iii] acoustic tube reduces standing waves for a clear low-mid frequencies
    Pioneer’s patented AFAST technology drastically reduces standing waves that can produce a muffled response in the low to mid ranges. An acoustic tube in the cabinet absorbs just the standing waves, ensuring true reproduction of low to mid frequencies.
  5. Front-loaded bass reflex system with grooves for a smooth, clear bass
    The RM-05 and RM-07 feature aramid fibre woofers for a robust bass response. Plus the front-loaded bass reflex design and innovative grooves on the bass ducts reduce air friction, even when the speakers are positioned right against the wall.
  6. Low/Mid/High EQ settings for added flexibility and control
    A three-band EQ (Low/Mid/High) gives producers the option to tailor the monitor speakers’ sound or audition tracks for certain scenarios, and has four pre-sets for each band.
  7. Other features:
    • Custom-designed Class AB bi-amps ensure balance across the frequencies
    • Exclusive toroidal transformer power source for excellent S/N ratio and no distortion
    • Clip indicator to protect the unit from excessive input
    • Wide range of inputs (XLR and RCA)
    • Auto standby On/Off function

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