Quested V2108

2-Way Active Reference Monitor

Description

Now in its fourth generation, the V2108 is Quested’s longest-standing product and sets the benchmark
in our nearfield monitoring range. When it was launched in 1988, the V2108 instantly built an enviable
reputation with some of the world’s most critical and demanding users. Whilst always staying true to its
origins, the V2108 has evolved over the past thirty years, with improvements in both transducers and
amplification that keep pace with the ever-changing needs of the industry. This has allowed it to earn a
lifetime of trust with producers and artists around the globe, whilst staying young at heart. Suited to
standalone monitoring or multi-channel applications, the V2108 is our most powerful and versatile
nearfield reference.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
Dimensions: 340 x 400 x 365mm (w x h x d)
Weight: 23kg / 50.5lb
Drivers: Low Frequency 1 x 200mm(8″) LF
High Frequency soft dome: 1 x 28mm (1. 1/8″)
Maximum SPL: 108.5 dB continuous pink noise @ 1m Leq 1 minute. 114 dB per pair continuous pink
noise @ 1m Leq 1 minute
Frequency Response: 45 Hz – 20 kHz ± 2dB / 38 Hz- 22 kHz -6 dB

INPUT
Connector: XLR3 type-Female
Impedance: 10k Electronically balanced with RF filters
Wiring: Pin 1 ground, Pin 2 hot, Pin 3 cold
Sensitivity: Rear mounted 10 position rotary switch calibrated in 2dB steps
Minimum sensitivity +7dBu for 100dB SPL @ 1m
Maximum sensitivity -11dBu for 100 dB SPL @ 1m

FILTERS
Subsonic: -3dB @ 20Hz, 24dB/oct
Crossover Point: 1k4H, 24dB/oct

User LF EQ: 4 position rear mounted selector to select FLAT for normal use. -3/- 9dB for cut below 40Hz,
0, +1dB.
User HF EQ 3 position rear-mounted switch to select FLAT for normal use, CUT/LIFT +/-1dB above 2k5Hz.

POWER AMPLIFIERS
HF output power: > 200W rms continuous (note 1)
LF output power: > 200W rms continuous (note 1)
THD: < 0.03% at levels up to 1dB below clip, 20Hz – 20kHz. typ 0.005% @ 20W rms 1kHz.
Hum + Noise: > -100dB referred to clip
note 1: The continuous rating is for a period not exceeding 5 minutes with unrestricted airflow (>100mm
clearance) around the amplifier rear panel and ambient temperatures is <30 o C

INDICATION
Power on: Front-mounted LED (flashing blue) indicates power applied and warm-up cycle.
Optimum Performance: Front-mounted LED lights constant blue.
Overload: Front-mounted LED flashes red (HF 1dB below signal clip, LF 2dB below signal clip)
Thermal Protection: Front-mounted LED turns red, the signal is muted and the amplifier switches to standby
mode during the thermal protection cooling cycle. Normal operation resumes when the amplifier temperature
drops by 20 o C.

POWER REQUIREMENTS
Voltage: Set by internal plugs: nominal 115V or 230V @ 50-60Hz AC.
230V setting: Min 160V (restricted output power): Max 263V
115V setting: Min 80V (restricted output power): Max 132V

CONSUMPTION
Quiescent 32W, Typical use 92W.
Note 0dBu = 775mV into open circuit.
This product is built to conform to the requirements for CE marking.

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