Eve Audio SC204 Active Nearfield Monitor (Pair)
The Eve Audio SC204 2-Way 4" Active Nearfield Monitor is the smallest speakers in Eve Audio's studio monitors line and they were built with quality in mind!
Eve Audio SC204 2-Way 4" Active Nearfield Monitor Details
The Eve Audio SC204 2-Way 4" Active Nearfield Monitor is the smallest speakers in Eve Audio's studio monitors line. And they were built with quality in mind. If you are working at home, or in a music or post-production studio, a small pair of monitors should not compromise the quality of your results. It should serve as a second pair of ears. The SC204 may have a small footprint. But don't let their size deceive you, these monitors sound bigger than many monitors twice their size! The SC204 also have the convenience of threaded screw inserts on the bottom and the back. That way, you can mount your SC204 on a regular microphone or speaker stand, or use the back plate for different wall mounting options available on the market.
The SC204 uses a 4" SilverCone woofer with honeycomb structured diaphragm, driven by a sophisticated magnet system with a 1" voice coil responsible for creating a greater linear excursion. This produces a bigger dynamic than one would assume in a monitor of such small proportions. As a result, in addition to the unsurpassed audio transparency of the proprietary AMT tweeter and PWM amplifier combination, this SC204 will surprise you with a very powerful, tight and precise low end.
The AMT tweeter is Eve Audio's own proprietary technology that follows the rule of no off-the-shelf components in order to achieve superior results. The preciseness and detail of the high frequency range of EVE monitors, coupled with the general tightness of the bass and mid-range, make the SC204 a superb speaker that is easily used on the road (due to its reduced size) or as a second pair of speakers for your main setup.
With every EVE Audio speaker, you also get high resolution DSP electronics. One push knob operation and you will have access to accurate volume control and several different filter settings that will help you tailor your monitors to the way you work. And if you always avoid digital processing, we've got you covered. The DSP engine is supported with a high quality A/D converter from Burr-Brown, which delivers a pristine signal to the DSP section. And since the PWM amplifiers are directly connected to the DSP, no additional conversion is necessary.
Eve Audio's bass port design is all in the geometry. One of the downside effects of port compression is bass distortion. As you turn up the volume, the efficiency of the port reduces and distortion will increase. Eve Audio opted for a large rear rectangular port with no hard edges for Eve Audio's bass port designs. That's one of the reasons EVE monitors have a high efficiency on the lower frequencies. The results? High sound pressures with tight and punchy bass frequencies that don't cause port distortion. Crank up the volume, and EVE will deliver a round bass. With no holes to look at every time you glance at your speakers.
Eve Audio SC204 2-Way 4" Active Nearfield Monitor Features & Specifications
- Description: 2-way System
- Dimensions (WxHxD) [mm]: 145 x 230 x 195
- Dimensions (WxHxD) ["]: 5.71 x 9.06 x 7.68
- Free-field frequency range (-3dB): 64Hz - 21kHz
- Tweeter: AMT RS1
- Mid-Woofer: 100mm/4"
- Cross-over frequency: 3000Hz
- Maximum SPL @ 1m: 96dB
- Number of amplifiers: 2
- Total short-term output power: 100W
- Output power (woofer): 50W
- Output power (tweeter): 50W
- Protection limiter
- Volume: -inf. - +6dB
- High-shelf filter (-5dB - +3dB): > 3kHz
- Desk filter boost (0dB - +3dB): 80Hz
- Desk filter cut (-5dB - 0dB): 200Hz
- Low-shelf filter (-5dB - +3dB): < 300Hz
- Level-fix dip switch
- Filter-fix dip switch
- XLR in (impedance): 10k
- RCA in (impedance): 10k
- Power consumption
- Standby: < 1W
- Full output: 70VA
- Backmounting thread inserts
- Mic stand thread inserts
- Weight kg/lb.: 3.8 / 8.4
Eve Audio SC204 2-Way 4" Active Nearfield Monitor Downloads
- Eve Audio SC204 Manual (PDF)
- Eve Audio SC204 Quick Start Guide (PDF)
- Eve Audio SC204 Review (FutureMusic Mag, 2012 - PDF)
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