PL200 II technology
  • 2 x 6 1/2" RDT®II long throw bass drivers
  • 4" RDT II mid-range driver
  • MPD (Micro Pleated Diaphragm) high frequency transducer designed specifically for Platinum II
  • 2 x HiVe®II ports
  • New patented 'DCF' (Dynamic Coupling Filter) mechanism for more natural sound
  • Bespoke speaker terminals and footings
  • Underhung, edge-wound voice coils: greater driver efficiency and lifelike dynamics, less distortion
  • Bolt through drivers: clearer sound and cleaner aesthetics
  • Anti-Resonance Composite (ARC) mid-range housings and baffle components: reduced cabinet vibration, purer sound quality
  • TLE (Tapered Line Enclosure) sealed internal enclosure for mid-range drivers: greater sound accuracy and reduced cabinet vibration
  • Hand-upholstered front baffle: the very highest quality Inglestone leather supplied by Andrew Muirhead
  • Individual driver grilles
  • Finish options: Santos Rosewood or Ebony natural wood veneers with clear gloss piano lacquer, or Piano black gloss lacquer



System Format

3 Way - 4 Driver

Frequency Response (-6dB - IEC 268-13)

35Hz - 100kHz

Sensitivity (1W@1M)


Maximum S.P.L.

117dBA (pair)

Nominal Impedance

4Ω (4.0Ω min. @ 135Hz)

Power Handling (RMS)


Recommended Amplifier Requirements (RMS)

100 - 250W

Cabinet Design

Two HiVe®II ports
Sealed mid-range TLE enclosure

Drive Unit Complement

2 x 61/2" RDT®II long-throw bass drivers
1 x 4" RDT II mid-range driver
1 x MPD high frequency transducer

Crossover Frequency

MF/HF: 3.9kHz
LF/MF: 750Hz

External Dimensions (Inc. plinth) (H x W x D)

998 x 360 x 375mm
(395/16 x 143/16 x 143/4”)

External Dimensions (Inc. feet & spikes) (H x W x D)

1043 x 360 x 375mm
(411/16 x 143/16 x 143/4”)

Weight (each)

36.08kg (79lb 6oz)

Professional reviews

Platinum II

April 2017

Home Theatre Review of our PL200 II

Brent Butterworth of Home Theatre Review has reviewed our PL200 II floorstanding loudspeaker from our award-winning Platinum II range.

'The PL200 II is a beautiful, well-engineered speaker that looks, sounds, and measures like Monitor Audio put years of work into it'

'...terrific bass response, clear midrange, clean and unfatiguing treble, and a realistic sense of space'

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Platinum II

February 2016

PL200 II CES Launch!

"Monitor Audio has indeed taken a major step toward the ever-elusive impression of 'live' sound."

     - Robert Deutsch, Stereophile

"...sonics were rich, nicely weighted, with excellent integration of the difficult-to-handle tweeter/midrange transition."
     - Neil Gadar, The Absolute Sound

Platinum II

February 2016

PL200 II Wins Jimmy Award

Jim Saxon from The Audio Beat visited the Monitor Audio suite at CES 2016 and seemed to be quite impressed with the PL200 II speakers:

"Their six-foot-tall Platinum 500 II loudspeakers commandeered the living room. Although the display was fine, on the way out my ear caught a more ingratiating melody from the bedroom. There, the diminutive floorstanding Platinum 200 II was mated to Cyrus electronics to sterling effect."

"At a conversational volume level, the Platinum 200 II was tonally balanced and sweetly detailed, a panacea for overburdened auditory ossicles." 

"For Best Bedroom-Sized Stereo System, Monitor Audio shares a Jimmy Award with Cyrus Audio."

What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision

Platinum II

January 2016

Platinum II - Stars of CES 2016

"Monitor Audio's current Platinum series has been around for the best part of 15 years, and at CES 2016, the British loudspeaker manufacturer officially launched an all-new Series II.

The revised range includes new standmount and floorstanding models, all of which feature a brand-new MPD (Micro Pleated Diaphragm) tweeter and improved crossover design."

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