KRK Classic 7 Professional Active 2-Way Studio Monitor

Mix with a flat frequency response or engage the KRK Bass Boost for extra low-end -- Classic 7 studio monitors provide both accuracy and full-bass immersion.
Building on KRK's legacy of sonic accuracy and performance, the KRK CLASSIC 7 powered studio monitors incorporate over 30 years of innovation from the world's leading studio monitor manufacturer. Borrowing concepts from previous ROKIT lines -- some of the most used studio monitors in the world, the CLASSIC 7 defaults to a flat frequency solution towards more critical listening -- translating into more accurate mixes. With the optional ability to engage the +2 dB KRK Bass Boost, the CLASSIC 7 can also provide the enhanced bass response and sound that music creators around the world have loved for years.

The CLASSIC 7 is an active (self-powered) two-way studio monitor that utilizes a 1" textile soft dome tweeter paired with a 7" glass aramid woofer. The built-in power amplifiers provide a total of 73 watts of power, with a 48 watt amp driving the woofer, and a 25 watt amp for the tweeter.

Features:

- 73 watt, 7" active studio monitor / Self-powered. Amps matched to drivers; no external amp hassles
- Custom bi-amped, class A/B amplifiers / Provide high headroom and low distortion
- Heavy-duty enclosure / Durable
- Front-firing port / Allows placement flexibility (i.e. near walls) without interference from a rear-firing port
- Dedicated low and high frequency level adjustment controls / Allows you to optimize the monitor's response to better match the room acoustics read more and the user's personal preferences
- 7" glass aramid composite woofer / Rigid and lightweight driver for optimal sound quality
- 1" textile soft dome tweeter / Smooth high frequency response with excellent HF extension to 34.5 kHz
- Bass extension to 46 Hz / Excellent low frequency response for such a compact monitor
- Universal connectivity with XLR, 1/4" TRS, and RCA inputs / Interfaces with just about any mixer and/or audio interface
- Volume control / Allows you to fine-tune your overall monitoring level
- System-optimized auto-limiter / Prevents unexpected peaks from damaging the speakers and provides consistency and clarity at high volumes
- Foam isolation pads on bottom / Protects the surface the monitors are sitting on and provides isolation for improved clarity
- 102 dB Max Peak SPL
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- Classic Family: Classic 7
- Configuration: 2-Way
- System type: Active Studio Monitor
- Low-Frequency Transducer: 7"" Glass Aramid Woofer
- High-Frequency Transducer: 1"" Textile Soft Dome Tweeter
- Frequency Response (+/- 3dB): 47.5Hz - 34.5kHz
- Frequency Range (-10dB): 37Hz - 40kHz
- Crossover Frequency: 2.3kHz
- Average Beamwidth (Horizontal): 140 Degrees (900 Hz -- 9 kHz)
- Average Beamwidth (Vertcal): 115 Degrees (900 Hz -- 9 kHz)
- Max Peak SPL (With Limiter): 101 dB
- Max Average SPL (With Limiter): 99 dB
- Max Calculated SPL: 102 dB
- Amplifiers: Class A-B
- High Frequency Power Output (Watts): 25 Watts
- Low Frequency Power Output (Watts): 48 Watts
- Amplifier Distortion (THD+N): < 0.1% THD+N 20 Hz -- 20 kHz (-3 dB Max Power)
- Input Impedance (Ohms): 10 KO Balanced / 7 KO Unbalanced
- Input Sensitivity: -3 dBu Balanced / -12 dBV Unbalanced
- SNR (Signal to Noise Ratio): > 98 dB
- Controls: System Volume -30 dB - +6 dB
- LF Level Adjust: (-2 dB, -1 dB, FLAT, +2 dB) Below 200 Hz
- HF Level Adjust: (-2 dB, -1 dB, FLAT, +1 dB) Above 2.3 kHz
- Indicators: Power
- Input Connectors: RCA, Balanced 1/4"" TRS, Balanced XLR
- Ouput Connectors: N/A
- AC Fuse (Slow Blow / Time Lag): 120 VAC (T1.6AL, 250 V) 240 VAC (T800mAL, 250 V)
- Idle (Mute) AC Power Consumption: 13 Watts (NA SKU)
- Idle (Standby) AC Power Consumption: < 0.5 Watts
- Maximum AC Power Consumption: 108 Watts (NA SKU)
- Enclosure Construction: 15 mm MDF / High Impact Polystyrene
- Finish: Black Vinyl Wrap
- Grille: N/A
- Hardware: Foam Isolation Pads
- Product Dimensions (H x W x D): 11.40"" (290 mm) x 8.90"" (226 mm) x 13.07"" (332 mm)
- Product Weight: 12.95 lb (8.39 kg)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
7"
Shipping Weight: 22.6 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 17 x 14 x 12 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): CL7G3-NA
KRK Warranty ´╗┐KRK products are warrantied for a period of one year for mechanical defects and three years for defects in amplification.
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 1-800-444-2766
(1 ratings)
Submitted October 15, 2021 by Joey Chaparro in Sun City, AZ
"Best Monitors Ever!"
Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
Absolutely love these monitors. Ive been a KRK customer for a decade. Back in 2011 I bought my first pair of monitors, the KRK Rokit 8 G2's and I still have them and they still work PERFECTLY. Several months ago I purchased the KRK 12s subwoofer and was blown away by that product too. Im saying all that to say that I really enjoy KRK products because of their proven reliability and quality. Which is why when I noticed that KRK came out with these new monitors I knew I wanted them. Ive been wanting to downsize my set up anyway, the 8's are quite large. Not only are they big and heavy, they're also too powerful. Too much wattage pointed right at my face so I decided to retire them to my living room as home theater speakers and get these Classic 7's for my studio and I LOVE them! Just the right amount of power and the right size. I also love the new look, which is very similar to the Rokit Gen 2 and 3, which I think is a great looking design. After these babies up I could tell they were much clearer and crisper sounding than my old Rokit 8's. Love the high and low frequency controls on the back, super useful. One thing to note: KRK decided to put a new feature on these Classic series monitors, they will turn off after 30 minutes of no activity or low activity. If you're listening or mixing at a low volume for 30 minutes they will still turn off. Theres a very simple solution to this: turn down the volume on the back of the monitors like A read more LOT so that you can have the master volume on your interface turned up a little high. As long the master volume on the interface is at least at -50db (according to KRK) the monitors will never turn off by themselves. Me personally, I have the volume knobs on the back of my monitors set only a couple clicks just above completely off so that I can have the master volume on my interface at -45db and it be very quiet, ensuring that even at super low listening levels the monitors won't power off. The monitors react to the signal they're getting from the interface so setting the volume control on the monitors themselves has no affect. So to sum it all up. I love these monitors, I love KRK, and I love zZounds. I make ALL of my moderate to big purchases here because of the awesome financing options. One weird thing I want to point out but isn't a big deal is that both of the monitors came on different days, which was a little disappointing because I had one monitor set up in my studio and I had to wait till the next day to get the 2nd one. Thought my pair of KRK's would have arrived at the same time. Again not a huge deal, just a little odd.

Musical Background:
Sound/ Studio Enthusiast For 10 Years

Musical Style:
Black Metal
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