“The Platinum II project has produced the most accurate and beautiful loudspeakers Monitor Audio has ever made” says the company’s recent press release, continuing “ Platinum II is a mix of evolutionary refinement and discovery, offering genuine audiophile performance with simply stunning design and materials specification”.ma-pl-ii-group-rgb_23353925059_o

For the first time in a Monitor Audio speaker, Platinum II deploys a new MPD (Micro Pleated Diaphragm) high frequency transducer, supported by next-generation RDT ®II bass and mid drivers, improved crossover design and bespoke speaker terminal designs.

The new seven-model line-up premieres the luxury flagship PL500 II tower; two further floor standing models, the PL300 II and PL200 II; the PL100 II stand-mount monitor; matching centre-channel speakers in two sizes: the PLC350 II and PLC150 II, and a 1400W, twin 15” subwoofer:  the PLW-215.

PL100 II

Compact 2-way monitor design using a single 6.5” RDTII bass-mid driver, and MPD tweeter. Bespoke floor stand available separately. MSRP: £3,150 pair

PL200 II

Compact 3-way/4 driver floor-standing system using twin 6.5” RDTII long-throw bass drivers, a 4” RDT II mid-range driver in a sealed TLE enclosure and MPD high frequency transducer. MSRP: £6,300 pair

PL300 II

3-way/4 driver tower system using twin 8” RDTII long-throw bass drivers, a 4” RDT II mid-range driver in a sealed TLE enclosure and MPD high frequency transducer. MSRP: £8,000 pair

PL500 II

Flagship 3-way/7 driver tower system using four 8” RDTII long-throw bass drivers, twin 4” RDT II mid-range drivers in a M-T-M array with a MPD high frequency transducer. MSRP: £15,000 pair

PLC150 II

A 2.5-way/3 driver centre-channel system matching the PL100 II and PL200 II models, using a single 6.5” RDT II bass driver, single 6.5” RDT II bass-mid driver and MPD high frequency transducer. Bespoke floor stand available separately. MSRP: £2,100 each

PLC350 II

A 3-way/4 driver centre-channel system matching the PL300 II and PL500 II models, using twin 8” RDT II bass drivers, single 4” RDT II mid-range driver and MPD high frequency transducer. Bespoke floor stand available separately. MSRP: £3,150 each

PLW-215 sub

A sealed twin 15” active subwoofer system featuring:  opposing individually powered C-CAM drivers / 1400W continuous and 2000W peak / 172MHz DSP Core / 4 fully configurable user presets / auto room EQ per preset from panel or via PC/tablet through proprietary SubConnect App / LED display / night mode. MSRP: £3,500 each 

The Platinum II range will receive its world premiere at the CES show, Las Vegas, 6-9 January 2016, at the Venetian, Suite 29-140 on Wednesday January 6 between 17:00 and 21:00

Availability: February 2016

 

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