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The Kingdom of Perfectly Clear Sound


The Kingdom of Perfectly Clear Sound

ESM 12



  • Professional, Baltic birch construction with wear resistant polymer coating. 1
  • 127dB sustained output, 130dB peak with very high dynamic range.
  • Compact, wedge shaped cabinet design specifically developed for use in stage monitor applications or low profile ceiling monitoring.
  • Rotatable wide dispersion 40° H x 80° V horn.
  • Revolutionary passive delay line.
  • State of the art 3″ (76mm) Nitride Titanium diaphragm compression driver with complex geometry phase plug and neodymium magnetic structure for higher output, exceptionally low distortion and extended frequency response.
  • 12″ woofer with Super Acoustic Active Impedance Control (AIC) voice coil technology and neodymium magnetic motor structure dramatically increases force, lowers distortion and provides increased frequency response linearity.
  • Specially designed acoustic fabric covering and protecting the compression driver against liquid
  • “Top-hat” pole mount allows the ESD 12M to be used as a conventional loudspeaker.




System Acoustic Performance

Max SPL Long-term 127dB
Max SPL Peak 130dB
-3dB Response 55Hz – 22kHz
Recommended Power 500W
Sensitivity 98dB
Crossover Point 1.2kHz


High Frequency Section

Acoustic Design Horn Loaded
High Horn Coverage 40° x 80°
Horizontal / Vertical
Rotatable Horn YES
Throat Exit Diameter / 1″ / 3″
Diaphgram Size
Diaphgram Material Nitride Titanium
Magnet Type Neodymium
Protection RMS Limiter


Low Frequency Section

Acoustic Design Front Loaded, Bass
Woofer Size / Voice Coil 12″ / 2.5″ / Trans Coil
Diameter / Design
Magnet Type Neodymium
Diaphgram Material Epoxy Reinforced
Protection Thermal breaker –


Speaker Input

Speaker Input 2x Neutrik Speakon®



Cabinet Material Baltic birch
Handles 1
Pole Mount 35mm
Color “Orange peeled” Matt
Black or any RAL


Product Number

KVV 987 216ESM12L

KVV 987 218ESM12R


Physical Dimensions

Height 368mm (14.48″)
Width 606mm (23.86″)
Depth 368mm (14.48″)
Weight 23kg (50.7lbs)