P4 PASSIVE SPEAKERS

Audioengine sound. Your amplifier.

P4 Passive Speakers allow you to enjoy award winning Audioengine sound with your existing Hi-fi Amplifier or AV / Stereo Receiver.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Left and right speaker included.
  • Everything you need is in the box!
  • We pay sales tax, if applicable.
  • Free ground shipping in the contiguous United States.
  • 30-day audition.*

VERSATILE

The P4 passive speakers are perfect for digital hybrid amplifiers (Class-D, Class-T, etc.) as well as most stereo receivers, integrated amps, and tube amplifiers. The P4 has a 4 ohm impedance rating but will sound great when connected to almost any receiver or power amp with 4, 6 or 8 ohm speaker output impedance.

★★★★★ SUPPORT

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WHY PASSIVE SPEAKERS?

The P4 passive speakers are full-sounding bookshelf speakers in a satellite-sized package. The goal with P4 was to design a small but powerful bookshelf speaker for people that already have surround receivers or amplifiers and are looking for the same Audioengine sound and quality in a passive loudspeaker.

PART OF THE FAMILY

Audioengine active and passive speaker models share a similar “voicing” and overall tuning so that you are assured a matched system no matter which of our speakers or Audioengine wireless adapters you decide to add to your system.

FEATURES

4″ 2-way passive, front ported design
Hand-built and custom finished cabinets
5-way gold-plated binding posts
Silk dome tweeters and Kevlar woofers
Magnetically-shielded
Excellent performance for music and movies
Wall mount, stand or shelf placement

WHAT’S IN THE BOX

(2) P4 Passive Speakers
(2) Drawstring Cloth Speaker Bags
(2) High-density foam isolation pads (attached)
(1) Setup Guide
(1) Product line brochure

WORKS WITH

Digital hybrid amplifiers (Class-D, Class-T, etc.)
Stereo and surround sound receivers, integrated amps, tube amplifiers
Whole-house music systems such as the Sonos ZonePlayer 120

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

Type
2-way passive, front ported design

Sensitivity
88dB (2.83v@1m)

Frequency response
58Hz-22kHz

Nominal Impedance
4 Ohms

Crossover Frequency
2.8 kHz

Amplifier Power
10-125W per channel

Drivers
4″ Kevlar woofers
3/4″ silk dome tweeters

Enclosure
9.5mm thick MDF cabinets

Inputs
Gold-plated, 5-way binding posts

Magnetically Shielded

Weight (each)
2.75 kg (6 lbs)

Total shipping weight
7.25 kg (16 lbs)

Dimensions (each)
228 (H) x 140 (W) x 165 mm (D) (9 x 5.5 x 6.5″)

Shipping box dims
330 (H) x 460 (W) x 228 mm (D) (13 x 18 x 9″)

FINISH OPTIONS

Satin Black
Hi-Gloss White
Solid Carbonized Bamboo

WALL OR CEILING MOUNT

The P4 speakers include two standard 1/4″ threaded inserts on the rear panel and another insert on the bottom of each P4 cabinet for attaching a speaker mount or bracket. We recommend using products by companies such as OmniMount or Sanus. Before installing mounts or brackets make sure you consult all documentation and carefully follow the installation instructions.

CUSTOM BUILT

Audioengine designs and manufactures our own tweeters, woofers, and many other critical components. In other words, these are not “box built” speakers with off-the-shelf parts but entirely custom-designed to our specifications. What we do not fabricate directly in our factory we have custom-made to our designs. The cabinets, drivers, bass port designs, and crossovers are all painstakingly tuned together for each model.

DRIVERS

Audioengine uses audiophile quality, ferro fluid cooled, silk dome tweeters with Neodymium magnets. Silk tweeters hold up well under high power and the edge-driven design gives very smooth response. The woofers are Kevlar woven glass aramid composite with rubber surrounds. Kevlar is obviously very strong, which means that the woofer retains its shape when being driven at high levels. The speaker materials and construction are robust enough to stand up to some serious thrashing, so speaker grills aren’t needed. In other words, we did our homework on the speaker drivers and they will sound and look great after many years of use.

CABINETS

To minimize unwanted resonances and distortion, Audioengine cabinets have thick high-resin MDF walls with extensive internal bracing. Heavy internal sound-damping material is used to reduce unwanted sound reflections inside the cabinet. All cabinet edges are rounded which look great and reduce high-frequency diffraction effects on the front baffles. The P4 cabinet contains tuned, front-port slots.

SHIELDING

Both drivers are directly magnetically shielded which allow you to place the speakers within a few inches of a video monitor. This shielding also offers protection for hard drive-based digital music players.