Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ is a 3-way Passive Bass reflex Center Channel speaker by Emotiva. Center channel speaker is an important component of a home theater system set-up as it delivers the listener significant part of the on-screen dialogue from your television. It features a 25×32 mm" folded ribbon Tweeter, 2 x 3" Midrange and 2 x 6.5" woven fiber cone Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 45 Hz – 28 kHz and a sensitivity of 92 dB. Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ has an MSRP of 499$.
What size of room is the Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various sizes of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
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(* Approximate Room sizes: Small < 100sq. ft / 9 m2, Mid-size: 100-220 sq. ft / 9-20 m2, Large 220-400 sq. ft / 20-36 m2, Very Large: > 400 sq. ft / 36 m2.
Average Floor Height: 9" / 2.7m. Typical room sizes differ from country to country, and the actual listening experience changes depending on floor height, room shape, surface materials, listening position, speaker locations, etc.)
What are the speakers in Emotiva's Airmotiv Series?
Airmotiv C2+ is a member of Emotiva's Airmotiv series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Emotiva Airmotiv Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ speaker?
Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ has a Frequency response range of 45 Hz – 28 kHz at ±3dB and Power Range of Up to 150 watts.
Here we have a comparison of how Airmotiv C2+'s Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Center Channel Speakers
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What is the Crossover frequency of Emotiva Airmotiv C2+?
Airmotiv C2+ is a 3-way speaker and its crossover frequency between the woofer and the midrange set to 350Hz and the Crossover frequency between the midrange and the tweeter is set to 3200Hz.
What are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the Emotiva Airmotiv C2+? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
Emotiva Airmotiv C2+'s nominal impedance level is 4 ohms
and has a sensitivity of 92 dB
Center Channel Speakers
Nominal Impedance of 4 Ohms means that the Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ is a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective, make sure that you choose an amplifier than can provide 4 Ohms for this speaker.
Many AVRs (audio/video receiver) in the market may have difficulty when the speakers dip below the 4 Ohms levels (this may cause clipping or even physical damage), so we recommend to not pair the Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ with an AVR but use an Integrated Amplifier instead.
92dB of Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ is considered a high sensitivity compared to average stereo speaker which makes Airmotiv C2+ an easy to drive from Sensitivity perspective. If you are planning to power your speaker with a Tube amp which are generally very low power, the Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ will be a good choice.
Check the amplifiers that are in a similar price range to the Emotiva Airmotiv C2+:
Airmotiv C2+ has Binding post type connectors and lets bi-amping/bi-wiring. Bi-wiring can provide improvements in the overall transparency of your loudspeakers by running separate speaker wires to the low & high frequency drivers from a single amplifier. Bi-amping allows the use of separate amplifiers for the high & low frequency drivers of your loudspeaker which may result in greater dynamic range & lower distortion.
Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ External Dimensions and Weight
Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 8-5/8 x 31-15/16 x 10-1/2inch (220.0 x 812.0 x 267.0mm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ is approximately 2168.0cm2 / 336.0inch2.
The Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ weighs 16.40kg / 36.1lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how Airmotiv C2+'s weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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How does the Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ compare to the Emotiva Airmotiv C3+?
One of the natural alternative to the Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ is the which is located one step higher in Emotiva's Passive Center Channel selection.
Check the Detailed Comparison of Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ vs for more details.
Cabinet type and Materials
Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ has a Bass reflex
type cabinet and a HDF finish.
Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ comes with shock absorbing rubber bottom pad
which you can use to secure your loudspeaker on the surface that you are putting on. It is always recommended to use some kind of feet under all types of speakers. Besides limiting the movement of the speakers, it also compensates for non-flat surfaces and limits the contact surface area of the speaker. Rubber based feet also help isolating the vibrations within certain frequency ranges.
Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ is a rear-firing port speaker so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ is available in Black.
Does the Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ come with a Grille?
Airmotiv C2+ comes with magnetic grilles in black color choices. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound to pass as clearly as possible. Since the included grille of the Airmotiv C2+ is magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Emotiva Airmotiv C2+, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Emotiva Airmotiv C2+
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Emotiva Airmotiv C2+ speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Emotiva Airmotiv C2+
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.