Karat K8

The Karat K8 is a 2-way, high power line source cabinet that combines superior sound quality with easiness and flexibility in a compact design. With a 100°H x 20°V nominal dispersion pattern it combines high output capability with excellent sound performance in a compact enclosure, made of 15 mm birch plywood.

It features eight powerful 6,5”/1,5” voice coil neodym drive units for the mid-low range, and six low-distortion compression driver with a 1“ exit for extended high frequency response. The line wave-forming waveguides of HF drivers are hornloaded.

An advanced passive crossover, with PTC driver protection, matches the components working perfectly together.

Karat K8 includes four uncompromising professional line-array speakers in one single cabinet, and combines the acoustic advantages of line array technology with simplicity of point source in use.

Karat K8 offers the maximum in every situation, whether as main PA, a delay line, satellite speaker on a tripod, centerfill, sidefill, or fixed installation.

Key Features

  • Bullet point FUSION concept combines 4 line array elements in one cabinet
  • Bullet point 8 x 6,5" + 6 x 1" transducers (2-way passive)
  • Bullet point Very stable horizontal and vertical coverage
  • Bullet point Very high sound pressure
  • Bullet point Plug & Play concept for tripod or flown operation
  • Bullet point Easy handling and innovative accessories
  • Bullet point Advanced crossover with HF protection
  • Bullet point Great output/ weight ratio


  • Article Nr.
  • Loudspeaker Type
    Two-way, high power line source cabinet
  • Frequency Range (-10dB)
    80 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Frequency Response (+- 3dB)
    90 Hz – 18 kHz
  • Coverage Pattern
    H 100° x V 20° nominal
  • Power Handling
    2.000 W continuous, 8.000 W peak
  • System Sensitivity (1w/1m)
    102 dB
  • Maximum SPL (Calculated at 1m)
    135 dB continuous, 141 dB peak
  • HF Driver
    6x 1" exit compression driver with wave guide former
  • LF Driver
    8x 6,5" high power neodym speakers
  • Nominal Impedance
    4 ohms
  • Protection
    PTC driver protection
  • Enclosure
    15 mm birch plywood
  • Finish
    Black textured paint
  • Fittings
    2x handles, M20 flange
  • Protective Grille
    Black perforated steel with acoustic transparent foam
  • Connectors
    2 x NL 4
  • Dimensions mm (WxHxD)
    500 x 710 x 345
  • Weight
    32,5 kg


  • Bullet point Theaters
  • Bullet point Arenas and stadiums with reasonable speaker quantity
  • Bullet point Entertainment Venues
  • Bullet point Clubs
  • Bullet point Corporate AV events
  • Bullet point Contemporary churches

Recommended with


  • Art. Nr. 12523

    TU Frame K Single - Flying Frame for 1x Karat K8

  • Art. Nr. 12635

    Cover for Karat K8

  • Art. Nr. 12525

    K&M Adapter for TU Frame - Reducer flange with female thread M10

  • Art. Nr. 12524

    TU Frame K Double - Flying Frame for 2x Karat K8 (among)


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Your SOLTON Team