Powered Bookshelf Speakers
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Keep things simple without forfeiting performance. Housed within YU’s compact MDF cabinets is everything you need to get the most out of your favorite tunes. Bluetooth 4.2 with aptX provides high-quality streaming, a single RCA input covers all your analog needs, and a SUB OUT port gives you the option to really crank up the bass. Equipped with 4-inch Kevlar drivers and 1-inch silk dome tweeters, this high-performance powered speaker system delivers smooth, natural sound while ensuring you experience the full impact of lower frequencies. For laidback listening, use the provided remote to make quick volume, tone and balance adjustments, as well as control playback while streaming via Bluetooth.
High-performance materials. Exceptional sound.
Silk Dome Tweeters
YU's 1-inch tweeters are made from silk to deliver a high-frequency range that is bright and refined. Their dome shape improves sound dispersion to ensure your ears capture every sound, regardless of where you are in the room.
Well-known for its strength and rigidity, Kevlar ensures accurate sound reproduction even at higher volumes. Crank your favorite tunes without sacrificing performance.
Never miss a beat.
Automatic standby and power-up mode conserves power when you’re away and continues playback when your music starts playing.
Throw on your favorite record.
YU4 comes equipped with a built-in phono preamp, allowing you to easily connect any vintage or modern-day turntable. Toggle between line-level and phono with a simple flip of a switch, and reduce noise using the provided ground terminal.
Upgrade your desktop setup.
Take your desktop setup to the next level by connecting YU to your computer via its RCA input. To reduce vibration and improve soundstaging, use YU with SP9 desktop speaker stands.
Take control of your sound.
Packed with functionality, the YU series remote makes listening to audio more convenient. Quickly switch between sources, tune your sound to fit your space, and control playback while streaming via Bluetooth.
1” silk dome tweeters and 4” Kevlar drivers deliver crisp highs and a wonderfully balanced mid-range, faithfully reproducing all your favorite tunes.
Bluetooth 4.2 aptX
Along with a single RCA input for all your analog devices, YU features Bluetooth 4.2 with Qualcomm aptX technology, letting enjoy high-quality streaming from the palm of your hand.
Automatic standby and power-up modes help to conserve power when you’re gone and ensure you never miss a beat when your music starts playing. Simply hit play on the previously connected source and YU will handle the rest.
With volume, input, tone and balance controls, as well as playback options while using Bluetooth, the YU remote gives you full control over your audio.
YU’s user-friendly interface features a single knob. Simply rotate for volume, push in to switch between inputs, or push and hold to activate and deactivate standby mode.
1" Silk Dome Tweeters
4" Kevlar Drivers
Class D Amplifier
140W Peak Power
(70 Watts Total RMS)
60 Hz – 20 kHz
Bluetooth 4.2 with Qualcomm aptX
What's in the Box
Remote with Batteries
Speaker Wire (16")
8 x Rubber Feet
Net Weight (Active):
6.1 lb (2.8 kg)
Net Weight (Passive):
5.2 lb (2.4 kg)
|Tweeters||1 inch Silk Dome|
|Woofer||4 inch Kevlar|
|Amplifier Type||Class D|
|Power Output||140 Watts (70W Total RMS)|
|Frequency Response||60 Hz - 20 kHz|
|Input||1 x Bluetooth 4.2 with Qualcomm aptX
1 x RCA
|Output||1 x Subwoofer|
|Speaker Terminals||Active to Passive Knurled Speaker Binding Posts|
|Bottom Mounting Hole||1/4”, 20 threads per inch|
|Input Voltage / Frequency||AC 100V - 240V 50/60 Hz (auto switching)|
|Standby Power Consumption||< 0.5 W|
|Dimensions||5.5” W x 7.5” D x 8.7” H (14 x 19 x 22 cm)|
|Net Weight (active)||6.2 lb (2.8 kg)|
|Net Weight (passive)||5.3 lb (2.4 kg)|
|Gross Weight||11.5 lb (5.2 kg) (boxed pair)|
|Shipping box dimensions||15.9” x 10.4” x 12” (40.5 x 26.5 x 30.5 cm)|
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