The CPD 1214 completes the KD CPD-Series active self-powered System with an excellent Horn loaded-system. Due to its horn loaded coaxial arrangement of the low-mid chassis and mid-high driver the directivity is well balanced for long throw applications. The DSP-Controller works with KS Audio FIR-Filter technology for true impulse-correct reproduction of audio and increased resistance to feedback resulting in a beyond expected sound pressure level that guarantees a natural audibility.
Two integrated amplifiers supply 500W for the 12” woofer and 100W for the 1.4” tweeter - with a peak performance of 1200W!
The electronics are comprised of a switch mode power supply with Power-factor-Correction, a “cold” PWM amplifier for bass/midrange performance, and an analog FET-amplifier with the best audio characteristics for the mid-high compression Driver. Both the 12” Long throw woofer and the 1.4” compression driver have strong but light Neodymium-Magnets. The 3” membrane of the compression driver consist of a special aluminum alloy that has a clearly reduced distortion factor in comparison to a titanium membrane. With the CPD 1214, KS has responded to the demanding needs of the professional operator with a universal, self-powered loudspeaker with the highest audio quality in a compact size
There are many applications in which the CPD 1214 can be used: Theatre, Live-stage Music, in large rooms or tents, as a delay system for far away areas, or as a compact middle-high tone system in combination with one of the many KS subwoofers, we recommend the CPD WL Sub-woofer.
The CPD 1214 is equally suited for standard stacking, as well as flying-assemblies with the integrated RIG C flying-system.
The speaker cabinet construction is, like all KS systems, built from birch plywood with an extremely robust charcoal colored Polyurethane coating. At your request the finish can be changed to any desired color from the RAL color charts.
4 sturdy wheels, handles, and a protective steel grill, with or without acoustic foam, are further features of this high-quality product.
The rear mounted 2-way DSP-controller / amplifier operates very efficiently without the need of a cooling fan. The FIR crossover and filter are specially matched to the drivers, with corresponding compressors and limiters to ensure safe operation. The electronically balanced input is in the form of XLR F+M connectors. The control panel also has a digital volume control to individually adjust for each venue and a digital delay up to 140ms or 40m, for time alignment and decentralized PA systems. Furthermore, adjustments can also be made over Ethernet via the REMOTE 3 software. All adjustments will be displayed on a brightly lit display in an easy to read format.
The power supply on the CPD 1214 operates on all AC 110-240V electrical grids. The starting current is electronically limited. There are two PowerCon F+M connectors that allows you to link additional KS CPD products, such as a CPD Sub-woofer.