ABR For open environments sound quality can be further enhanced through the use of a sealed ABR (Auxiliary Bass Radiator). The ABR works like a piston moving back and forth generated by the movement of th... AirPlay Enabled Apple AirPlay allows you to stream music from any iOS device, or your iTunes library, to an AirPlay enabled speaker via a WiFi network. Airstream Direct Our Airstream Direct function allows you to stream music or movies from any iOS device, or your iTunes library, to our Airstream Direct products without the need for a Router. APC Monitor Audio's engineers have developed a secret weapon called Automatic Position Correction. An integrated microphone measures irregularities caused by non-ideal room positions and uses a sophistica... ARC Having various applications within a number of our speaker ranges, this high-tech Anti-Resonance Composite material is a thermo-set polymer loaded with minerals to provide very inert, optimally-damped... BESPOKE TERMINALS Platinum II’s terminal design is precision milled from solid copper with Rhodium plated conductor parts. Rhodium has been selected for its excellent electrical conductivity and resistance to oxidisati... C-CAM Bass Drivers Refined over many years by Monitor Audio, Ceramic-Coated Aluminium/Magnesium is used as a driver cone material for all our speaker designs from the mid-market models up. Originally developed by the ae... C-CAM Drivers Ceramic-Coated Aluminium/Magnesium is a material originally developed by the aerospace industry for jet engine components. Its properties are ideal for loudspeaker cones being extremely rigid, yet lig... CP All Monitor Audio Controlled Performance in-ceiling/wall loudspeakers feature integral CP back boxes. These rigid, mineral-filled enclosures provide an ideal air load for the drivers, optimising midra... DAC In order to liberate all of your music from a source, the device takes the digital stream to its own high quality 28/56 bit dual precision Digital-Analogue converter (DAC). By keeping data in the digi... DCF (DYNAMIC COUPLING FILTER) A new innovation in every driver replaces the usual rigid coupling of driver and voice coil with a pliable one. This ‘Dynamic Coupling Filter’ is a nylon ring ingeniously calibrated to be rigid up to ... DLNA Enabled Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) allows any third party DLNA app for iOS, Android and Windows Mobile to be used to stream music to a DLNA enabled device. If you have a router in your home then y... DSP The DSP (Digital Signal Processing) allows fine tuning of all aspects of sound with complete control of the audio stream at high resolution. Advanced features include adaptive bass extension, highly a... Gold Dome C-CAM The gold dome tweeter is formed from a ceramic-coated aluminium/magnesium alloy, gold anodised to a specific thickness for ideal stiffness and damping characteristics. Its new profile and surround geo... HiVe II Port Technology A new type of port technology which uses a straight rifled design to accelerate air flow and reduce turbulence. HiVe II technology has the ability to move air in and out much quicker than a convention... IDC The in-ceiling and in-wall LCR models employ a unique pivoting Inverted Dual Concentric midrange/tweeter module offering up to 18 degrees of play. This allows for the speakers to be discreetly positio... Magnetic Grille Fixing Ultra-powerful Neodymium magnets hold the speaker grilles in place, allowing for easier installation and access. In-ceiling models offer the opportunity to use square and circular grilles for the idea... MMP II Metal Matrix Polymer driver cones have a polypropylene base loaded with metallic particles to offer a rigid and responsive structure. They are manufactured using a sophisticated high-pressure injectio... MPD (MICRO PLEATED DIAPHRAGM) HIGH FREQUENCY TRANSDUCER Developed over many months of intensive testing and listening, the MPD High Frequency Transducer is a landmark achievement by the engineering team for Platinum II. It represents an imaginative re-work... RDT RDT is a unique technology developed specifically by Monitor Audio's engineers for the Platinum series of loudspeakers*. Designed to reduce mass and increase cone stiffness, RDT applies ultra-thin ski... RDT II (RIGID DIAPHRAGM TECHNOLOGY 2ND GENERATION) A composite ‘sandwich’ structure made from ultra-thin low mass skins, bonded to a honeycomb Nomex® core material. It is very light and very strong, meaning that it can respond with great speed without... Ribbon Transducer Monitor Audio's proprietary ribbon tweeter design uses an ultra-thin sandwich of C-CAM® alloy suspended in a powerful transverse magnetic field of high energy NeFeB rare earth magnets. The ribbon serv... RST The Rigid Surface Technology (RST) cone profile is inspired by the Japanese art of Origami, which demonstrates how a very light material (like paper) can be strengthened and made more rigid by making ... SKAA™ SKAA delivers very high quality audio by employing a digital communications protocol with powerful error correction to faithfully transport audio from source to destination. SKAA™ is a same-room solut... TLE (TAPERED LINE ENCLOSURE) The tapered and sealed internal enclosure for Platinum II’s mid-range drivers is cast from ARC material and designed to stop the formation of standing waves (internal sound wave reflections) in the ca... Tri-Grip Dog Fixings All models feature a unique Tri-Grip fixing design. This 3-position 'dog' style fixing provides a greater contact surface area than other types, whilst saving installation time. The Tri-Grip fixings a... UPnP™ Enabled Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) is a set of networking protocols that permits networked devices and mobile devices to seamlessly discover each other's presence on the network.