Velodyne Announces its MicroVee MKII Compact Sub

Posted on 9th July, 2020

Velodyne Announces its MicroVee MKII Compact Sub

Velodyne has announced the compact yet powerful MicroVee MKII subwoofer which will be available in Australia in August.

Velodyne's new owners, Audio Reference, are keen to deliver its MicroVee MKII subwoofer which will help the brand gain new fans as well as continuing to please those who have been long term users of Velodyne subs.

Velodyne MicroVee MKII

First introduced back in 2006, MicroVee was one of the brand’s most successful products on record. The MicroVee MKII features a boost in power to 1200 W RMS (2000W Peak) with new and precise DSP profiling. As well as more ‘slam’ than its predecessors, Velodyne says that the MicroVee MKII offers more control and less distortion than the MK I.

Velodyne MicroVee MKII

The new subwoofer features a single active 6.5-inch driver (5-inch piston diameter) and two 6.5-inch passive radiators (5-inch piston diameter). The machine also gets all the benefits of Velodyne’s Patented Energy Recovery System amplifier. We are also told that the unit enjoys excellent heat dissipation and is structural rigidity thanks to the ribbed extruded aluminium cabinet. There is also speaker level pass through with 120Hz crossover.

Velodyne MicroVee MKII

The compact (22.9 x 22.9 x 24.4 cm) sub boasts LFE, speaker level and mini-jack inputs meaning it can deliver right across the central three use case scenarios the product has been designed for. The MicroVee MKII then supports media playback, precision audio for music-only listening, as well as adding exciting dynamics in gaming applications.

Velodyne MicroVee MKII

The MicroVee MKII sports an attractive and contemporary ribbed extruded aluminium cabinet. You have a choice of satin black and satin white, enabling the sub to fit in with any interior scheme.

Martin Morecroft, Managing Director of Redline Distribution, told StereoNET:

We are really excited about bringing the new version of this classic Velodyne creation to market. We know everyone is going to be impressed with the performance and flexibility delivered. It has evolved this category to deliver a product that exactly fits where the demand is. Its combination of performance and size is really hard to beat.

The Velodyne MicroVee MKII will be available in August and will sell for $1,699 RRP in Australia.

For more information, visit Velodyne Acoustics.

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