Kanto Living YU2 Powered Desktop Speakers (Glossy Teal)

Kanto Living YU2 Powered Desktop Speakers (Glossy Teal)

Kanto Living YU2 Powered Desktop Speakers (Glossy Teal)

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Kanto Living YU2 Powered Desktop Speakers (Glossy Teal)

Kanto Living YU2 Powered Desktop Speakers (Glossy Teal)

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Product Highlights

  • 3" Composite Drivers
  • ¾" Silk Dome Tweeters
  • 50W of Total RMS Power
  • 80 Hz to 20 kHz Frequency Response
  • Built-in DAC
  • USB and 3.5mm Inputs
  • Subwoofer Output Port
  • Volume/Power Control Knob
  • USB, Speaker, and 3.5mm Cables Included
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The YU2 Powered Desktop Speakers from Kanto Living features 3" composite drivers along with ¾" silk dome tweeters housed in glossy teal cabinets to surround you in sounds. It comes equipped with a USB port as well as an integrated soundcard to stream high-quality audio from your computer. It also sports a 3.5mm AUX jack for your multimedia devices. With this combination of features, the speakers produce a frequency response of 80 Hz to 20 kHz and 50 watts of total RMS power.

The YU2 has knurled binding posts that create a connection between the active left speaker and the passive right speaker. This wiring system lets you customize the length of the included 10' speaker wire or use a longer wire. For convenience, a volume control knob doubles as a power switch. To connect with an optional subwoofer, a sub-out port is onboard. Included along with the speakers are a power cord, feet kit, 3.5mm audio cable, and USB cable.

3" composite drivers provide distortion-free, mid-range, and bass tones
¾" silk dome tweeters deliver crisp highs
Smooth rotating volume knob doubles as a power switch
AUX input and USB port for connection versatility
Bass port designed to eliminate port turbulence while extending bass response
Speaker connection from Active (LEFT) to Passive (RIGHT) using knurled binding posts
UPC: 800152713168
In the Box
Kanto Living YU2 Powered Desktop Speakers (Glossy Teal)
  • 8 x Self-Adhesive Rubber Feet
  • AC/DC Adapter
  • 10' Speaker Wire
  • 10' 3.5mm AUX Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Kanto Living YU2 specs

    Tweeter ¾" / 1.9 cm silk dome
    Woofer 3.0" / 7.6 cm composite
    Amplifier Type Class D
    Nominal Impedance 4 Ohm
    Sensitivity 84 dB (2.83 V/1 W/1 m)
    Frequency Response 80 Hz to 20 kHz
    Crossover Frequency 2-way: 2.5 kHz
    Inputs 1 x 3.5mm stereo
    1 x USB audio DAC
    Output 1 x subwoofer
    Terminals Left and right binding posts
    Input Sensitivity 450 mV
    Power Output 25 W RMS per channel
    50 W peak per channel
    Total Harmonic Distortion < 0.1%
    Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz (auto switching)
    Standby: < 0.5 W
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 3.9 x 5.3 x 5.9" / 9.9 x 13.5 x 15.0 cm
    Weight Active: 3.1 lb / 1.4 kg
    Passive: 2.9 lb / 1.3 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 8.6 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.15 x 8.031 x 7.874"

    Kanto Living YU2 reviews

    YU2 Powered Desktop Speakers (Glossy Teal) is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 8.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality Appearance, Quality Build, Quality Sound. Beautiful fit and finish in gloss black. Near field sound is well focused, balanced, precise. Impressive stereo imaging. A real, little, fully executed loudspeaker. Don't think you will get a more pleasant computer desktop 2.0 listening experience at this price point. This is a small speaker that gets plenty loud for office use and will rock out a bit within reason. Sound is balanced for size so bass response is commensurate with physical limits. Go bigger or add a SW if you need more booms. All the wires and connectors you need are included. Binding posts are solid, secure above grade quality as is the whole package.
    Date published: 2016-05-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from GAME CHANGER This is my third audio device. I have a harman kardon speaker, bose q25 headphones and finally these Kanto YU2 speakers. I've never heard anything so clear in my life, the base is so good for its size. I was going to get the Kanto SUB6 to go with it but I don't think I'm going to need it anytime soon. It is worth every penny you won't regret these speakers. JUST DO IT. SO GOOD.
    Date published: 2016-04-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous sound in such a small package These little babes have transformed my listening experience with my computer. Gorgeous sound. Sure there could be more bass, but frankly for the listening I'm doing there's plenty without adding a subwoofer. I've got the bamboo finish, and the each speaker looks quite different, one with a more uniform finish, the other more cross-grain. It looks even more natural with them not being the same. Only tiny gripe: one of the speakers doesn't sit flat on a flat surface. I needed an additional thin pad to stop it from wobbling. Tiny gripe though, the sound is luxuriously excellent. Thank you Kanto!
    Date published: 2017-12-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Pleased I use these on my computer desk to listen to music while I work. I typically listen to acoustic guitar music at very low volume but will occasionally listen to my "Texas Blues" Pandora station at higher volume. These perform well. They have a clear, crisp sound. Perhaps lacking bass a little.� A week or so after I received these, I bought a Kanto sub8. This really rounds-out the sound.� But, I was pleased with the sound without the sub. I just saw that the sub was on sale, so I went for it. These make a great computer sound system. I would recommend them.
    Date published: 2018-01-09
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good sound, lacks bass Had these speakers for about a month and I like them. �They're clear even at higher volumes. �Don't let the bamboo picture fool you though, they're not as bright looking. �The speakers do lack bass though. �But it does have an audio out jack in the back to hook up your own bass. �I guess Kanto knew this may be a problem for some. �I don't particularly need bass but just pointing this out.
    Date published: 2017-12-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loud and clear, great pc speakers Really enjoy these speakers, no distortion at the top end cranked. Could use more volume but considering how small they are they make a lot of quality noise.
    Date published: 2017-06-17
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from NIce Product Good clean sound, no buzz. Great computer speakers!
    Date published: 2016-04-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from High Quality, Excellent Sound for Desktop Speakers I spotted these speakers to complete my desktop computer sound system, and I am not disappointed! I have a white desk, white keyboard, white curved monitor, white Fractal Design computer case, white pod chair...you get the idea. It's all very sleek and clean looking. But I wanted speakers that were high-quality and sounded good, with an appearance to fit in with my high-end computer system & home office. The Kanto YU2 speakers are prefect! I have them connected to a 50w 6 1/2 Yamaha ported sub under my desk, and it's actually a little overpowering. (I would like to add the sealed Kanto Sub6 in the future, I think it would be a better match.) But these speakers are not concert hall loudspeakers, they are limited in a perfectly appropriate way for a desktop, facing you a short distance away. That said, they also fill my room with sound, and I listen to them in my nearby kitchen & living room as well. Quality is very high, they have a very sturdy, well-done construction. They actually manage to produce respectable bass, but are quite complete with eh sub I described. I even love the included Kanto 1/4" headphone cable, I use it with my iPhone on occasion. Otherwise, these speakers are connected to my computer via USB, which required no set-up. LOVE them!
    Date published: 2018-01-16
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