PSI Audio A17-M Studio
Powerful near field studio monitor
The A17-M is the reference of near field monitors. Powerful for its size, it delivers an uncompromised quality in term of stereo image, low end control and transparency all over the bandwidth. Are you ready to step ahead?
- 100% Analog – No DSP.
- Flat frequency response.
- Perfect stereo image.
- Handmade Tweeter.
- Class A/B Amplifiers.
- Individually calibrated.
- 5+1 years warranty.
- Handmade in Switzerland.
Your success story with the A17-M
Only you know where your story begins, and who knows where it will take you? With the A17-M, you can trust your judgement every step of the way. Listen better, create faster.
You can trust your speakers, since it is their sound that has earned PSI Audio the respect of audio professionals all around the world. Building on over 40 years of experience and continuous development, the A17-M is the definitive nearfield monitor. Assess your work comprehensively without a subwoofer – or enhance the A17-M with a Sub A125-M, for example. Whatever story you need to tell, the A17-M helps you get your message across – a friend you should definitely listen to.
Perfect Stereo Image
Stereo is more than just volume differences between the left and right channels. Phase relations are paramount to determine the accurate position of a signal in the acoustic space – and hence equally important in the development of PSI Audio speakers. The accurate phase alignment provided by PSI Audio CPR technology recreates the vivid spatial listening experience as it was intended. Instrument placement, reverb envelopes, even compression artefacts are easy to identify with the phase-corrected reproduction of PSI Audio speakers.
What do you do when you cannot find a driver appropriate for the sonic accuracy you want to achieve with your speaker? At PSI Audio, we decided to just build our own then.
The tweeter used in the A17-M is unique, our own development and built by hand in our manufacture in Switzerland. Superior to any market-bought solutions, our tweeter offers unparalleled clarity, subtlety and fidelity. It took a lot of time and effort to create this tweeter – certainly a lot more than buying one from an international supplier would have.
But the result is absolutely worth it.
Extend the low frequencies and add power
Use one of PSI Audio’s Subwoofer / LFE to add more energy and low end to your A17-M
A17-M Technical Data:
Dispersion (H x V)75 x 40deg
|Potential peak power||170+45||W|
|Continuous max SPL@1 m||102||dB|
|Short term max. SPL@1m||105||dB|
|Peak max. SPL@1m||115||dB|
|Signal to noise ratio (S/N)||96||dBA|
|Bandwidth at -6dB||44-23’000||Hz|
|Phase tolerances||± 45 (300 Hz – 20 kHz)||deg|
|Woofer ext. diam.||180||mm|
|Woofer ext. diam.||7.1||in|
|W. diaphragm diam.||130||mm|
|W. diaphragm diam.||5.1||in|
|Tweeter ext. dim.||90||mm|
|Tweeter ext. dim.||3.5||in|
|T. diaphragm diam.||27||mm|
|T. diaphragm diam.||1.06||in|
|Dimensions W x H x D||200 x 320 x 230||mm|
|Dimensions W x H x D||7.9 x 12.6 x 9.1||in|
|Input connector||1 x XLR F / 3P|
Each speaker is individually calibrated in our anechoic chamber and is delivered with its frequency response sheet. A proof of quality.
A17-M – the apogee of near field monitors
Incredibly powerful for its size, the A17-M is the apogee of near field monitors, providing a perfect stereo image and accurate low end.
A17-M – Who is it for?
Compact in size yet stunningly powerful, the A17-M can be employed in virtually any scenario that requires accuracy and fidelity, from producing and recording to mixing and even mastering.
The A17-M is the ideal choice for studios that provide a large range of services but still prefer a compact monitoringsolution.
- Recording / Producing.
- Post Production.
- Home listening.
Handmade in Switzerland
All our products are handcrafted in Switzerland with passion and attention to detail.
Manufacturing by hand allows to match and adjust components so that tolerances cancel each other out instead of building up, as is often the case in industrial production.
Choose your colour
Choose between Studio Red, Metal Black and Pure White.
Cabinets are manufactured with great care and attention from the choice of the wood all the way through to the paintwork.
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