Kali Audio IN-5 3-Way Powered Studio Monitor

Get an accurate picture of your mix with Kali Audio IN-5 studio monitors. Their concentric tweeter placement creates a detailed, lifelike stereo image.
Kali Audio's IN-5 is a 3-way studio monitor with a 5-inch woofer and a 4-Inch midrange with a coaxial 1-inch tweeter. The unique architecture of the Midrange and Tweeter eliminates off-axis lobing, giving the IN-5 an incredibly accurate, lifelike stereo image. The strength of the stereo image, combined with the clarity of the speakers overall, make it extremely easy to build a complete, detailed picture of your mix. Every aspect of your mix is presented with clarity and accuracy, allowing you to dial in precisely the sound you want.

The IN-5 features a 5-inch woofer, a 4-inch mid-range driver, and a 1-inch soft dome tweeter. The mid-range driver and the tweeter are coincident, meaning that they share the same acoustic center. You might have heard the terms "coaxial" or "concentric" to describe this arrangement. Those terms are technically correct as well.

Because of the coincident placement of the mid-range and tweeter, and the crossover of the woofer to the mid-range (280 Hz), the IN-5 is an acoustic point source. This gives it an ideal directivity characteristic for a studio monitor. You will be able to hear a very lifelike stereo image, with details placed clearly and consistently. Off-axis lobing that is unavoidable in a 2-way system is virtually eliminated with the IN-5.

Substantial work was done to optimize the mid-range driver not only for its own acoustic performance, but also for its role as the waveguide for the tweeter. The shape is very precise to allow for read more controlled directivity at mid range to tweeter crossover, ensuring accurate summing both on- and off-axis. Excursion on the midrange is limited to less than 1mm peak to peak, so that the oscillation of the mid-range does not have a negative effect on the tweeter.

The first in Kali's "Second Wave" of loudspeakers, the IN-5 features a Class-D amp with a 12 dB reduction in self noise, an upgraded DSP section, and upgraded transducers for better reliability.

On top of this, the IN-5 incorporates all of the benefits of Kali's Lone Pine series monitors. These include optimized woofers for powerful, clean bass, a front-firing port tube, and boundary compensation EQs.
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Powered: Yes
Amplifier Class: D
Power Configuration: Tri-Amped
LF Power: 80 W
Mid-Range Power: 40 W
HF Power: 40 W
Total Power: 160 W
LF Driver: 5-Inch Paper
Mid-Range Driver: 4-Inch Optimized Profile Paper
HF Driver: 1-Inch Textile Dome
Frequency Response: (-10 dB) 39 Hz - 25 kHz
Frequency Range: (+/-3 dB) 47 Hz - 21 kHz
LF to Mid-Range Crossover: 280 Hz
Mid-Range to HF Crossover: 2800 Hz
SPL: 85 dB Continuous at 2.2 Meters with 20 dB Headroom
Max SPL: 112 dB
System THD:
- <2% from 50 Hz to 220 Hz
- <1% from 220 Hz to 6.8 kHz
- <0.5% above 6.5 kHz
- (85dB SPL @1m)
Inputs:
- 1 x TRS
- 1 x XLR
- 1 x RCA
TRS/XLR Input Sensitivity: +4 dBu
RCA Input Sensitivity: -10 dBV
HF Trim: -2 dB, +/- 0 dB, +2 dB
LF Trim: -2 dB, +/- 0 dB, +2 dB
Boundary EQ Settings:
- Free space (On stands, away from walls)
- On stands, next to a wall
- Meter bridge, Vertical
- Meter bridge, Horizontal
- On a desk, away from walls
- On a desk, next to a wall
Enclosure: Front Ported
Height: 15.1 Inches (38.2 cm)
Width: 11.2 Inches (28.6cm)
Depth: 8.1 Inches (20.5cm)
Product Weight: 23 lbs. (10.4 Kg)
In the Box:
- IN-5 Studio Monitor
- Local Power Cable
- Quickstart Guide
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Single
Shipping Weight: 22.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 19 x 17 x 11 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): KAA IN5
Pair
Shipping Weight: 45 lbs