The K-Series marks the beginning of a new era for Epos. Designed by Luke Creek, the 2 Ì_åÇ_ way K2 floor-standing loudspeaker is the second largest model within this range of loudspeakers.
The initial concept started out with a thought about how to take conventional cabinet loudspeakers into a new area of the market. This spawned the idea of how to make a loudspeaker the hub, or central place, for your Hi-Fi system. This concept had to be achieved whilst preserving Epos‰ۡóÁÌ_́ÌÎ_̴Ìö high-end roots.
The K-Series has a number of unique design features that enables it to achieve its design goal. These features include: stylish looks, High Velocity Slot Ports (HVSP), rear mounted drivers, detachable rear baffles and upgradability to fully powered active mode. The K-Series is much more than just another box loudspeaker, it is ‰ۡóÁÌ_́ÌÎÌ_?ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ?probably‰ۡóÁÌ_́ÌÎ_̴Ìö the future!
Within the K-Series are a number of new technologies developed to allow superior performance over previous models.
We have found that, if properly implemented, High Velocity Slot Ports (HVSP) can produce dramatic improvements over conventional cylinder ports. HVSP achieves lower audible distortion, by virtue of its lower intrinsic drag and reduced turbulent airflow within the port. HVSP can also lower air loading to the mid and bass drivers, which helps to keep them operating in a more linear region throughout their excursion range.
In a departure from earlier designs, the port is now located on the front baffle of the cabinet. Using a front firing port, the K-Series offers more flexibility with room placement. They can indeed by positioned closer to a wall, without restricting their operation.
The clever clamping mechanism used to secure the drivers has resulted in an even distribution of tension applied to the surface of the basket. This uniformed clamping pressure helps to reduce unwanted vibrations that would normally result in higher levels of distortion. The end result is a beautifully clear and transparent mid-range quality.
Cabinet colouration is a critical area of a loudspeakers design, that is sometimes overlooked; but not with the K-Series. Not only are the K series cabinets carefully braced internally, they have also been developed with removable rear baffles. This is an idea dating back to the ES11 days of Epos, with its sandwich construction method. The theory is to reduce the energy absorbed by the cabinet. One way to achieve this is by making the rear baffle a separate element in the construction.
150Ì_åÇÌÎÌ__Watts unclipped speech and music
45Ì_åÇÌÎÌ__Hz ‰ۡóÁÌ_́ÌÎÌ_?ÌÎÌ_? 30 kHz
4 Ohm nominal
Epos 25mm soft dome with high-temperature voice coil, ferrofluid cooling and neodymium magnet system.
x2 150mm Epos mid bass drivers, with 25mm high-temperature voice coil and polypropylene cone.
18 AWG stranded oxygen free copper cable.
Painted White or BlackÌ_åÇÌÎÌ__(Real Wood finish coming soon)
The K2 has an optional Snap on-grille.
185Ì_åÇÌÎÌ__x 250 xÌ_åÇÌÎÌ__865mmÌ_åÇÌÎÌ__Ì_åÇÌÎÌ__(W x D x H)
12 kg per single speaker
14Ì_åÇÌÎÌ__kg per carton
Packaged One speaker per carton