Electro-Voice

X‑LineAdvance

Compact Vertical Line‑Array Loudspeaker Systems

A driving force in concert sound reinforcement since its beginning, EV is dedicated to developing products that exceed the ever‑higher expectations of audiences, performers, and production professionals the world over. We channel our industry‑leading engineering experience and R&D resources towards product designs that push the art and science of sound forward, rather than following the pack.

To achieve our goal of creating a line array with the best acoustic and mechanical performance, we talked to dozens of touring professionals and combined their real‑world insight with our decades of line‑array know‑how.

EV has a heritage to live up to as a line‑array pioneer.
That's why we wanted to take the technology somewhere new.

The result is the next generation of our legendary X‑Line family, offering breakthrough new components that work together to surpass the performance of other leading line arrays, and all in a more compact, flexible, and faster‑to‑set‑up package.

Designed, engineered, and tested for ultimate reliability by Electro‑Voice in the USA.

Our goal was to build something truly deserving of the industry's attention –
line‑array products that deliver
advanced performance
across every detail.

The new X‑Line system COMBINES INNOVATIVE NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND TIME‑SAVING FEATURES TO ADVANCE THE STATE OF HIGH‑END SOUND REINFORCEMENT. THE COMPACT DESIGN OF THE X‑Line system ENABLES ITS USE IN A WIDE VARIETY OF APPLICATIONS.

An ideal choice for...

  • Clubs and entertainment venues
  • Concert and tour sound events
  • Corporate events
  • Houses of worship
  • Local and regional rental companies
  • Sports venues
  • Theaters and performing arts venues

One  Mid‑Band Hydra (MBH) Superior Box Coupling

The 12" SMX woofer in the X1 is coupled to an EV‑exclusive Mid‑Band Hydra device that effectively emulates the acoustic behavior of a double line of four 3" point sources to deliver superior mid‑band coupling of the array while maintaining the efficiency, power, and bandwidth of a 12" transducer.

Two  WAVEFRONT‑SHAPING CIRCULAR HYDRA (WCH) Extended Linear HF Performance

The revolutionary HF section in the X1 incorporates two new ND2R ring‑exit high‑output 2" titanium compression drivers coupled to a pair of WCH constant energy planar wave generators on a 90° waveguide optimized for high efficiency, uniform pattern control, and smooth, extended, linear response. The ring‑coupled ND2R and WCH circular hydra eliminates wave distortion, maximizing the acoustic output of this medium‑format compression driver with in‑phase summation past 16 kHz.

Three  INTEGRATED RIGGING SYSTEM (IRS) Quick Setup

A captive twist‑lock multi‑angle arraying system designed by EV to simplify the rigging of any size of array, significantly reducing load in/out time and production costs. IRS has been engineered with the flexibility to deploy a system using the two most common methods of array set‑up:

  • Compression method by using a pull‑up kit (sold separately)
  • Fixed angles locked by using secondary rigging pins (included)

One  DVN3125 12" NEODYMIUM WOOFER HIGHER OUTPUT, LOWER DISTORTION

For low frequencies, the new, high‑sensitivity DVN3125 woofer was developed using Finite Element Analysis to optimize motor, suspension, and electrical design for very low distortion, high efficiency, and maximum intelligibility at high SPL.

Two  MID‑BAND HYDRA (MBH) Superior Box Coupling

The DVN3125 12" woofer in the X2 is coupled to an EV‑exclusive Mid‑Band Hydra device that effectively emulates the acoustic behavior of a double line of four 3" point sources to deliver superior mid‑band coupling of the array while maintaining the efficiency, power, and bandwidth of a 12" transducer.

Three  ADVANCED PDH PIN Diffraction HYDRA Controlled linear HF performance

To satisfy the most demanding system applications, the HF section of the X2‑212/90 matches two ND6A high‑output 3" titanium compression drivers to the pair of Advanced PDH Pin Diffraction Hydra constant energy planar wave generators on a 90° waveguide. The Advanced PDH Pin Diffraction Hydra provides full control of the acoustic wave, eliminating wave distortion with in‑phase summation to 20 kHz. All array elements sum seamlessly together to deliver consistent pattern control and smooth, extended, linear response for any array configuration.

Three  INTEGRATED RIGGING SYSTEM (IRS) Quick Setup

A captive twist‑lock multi‑angle arraying system designed by EV to simplify the rigging of any size of array, significantly reducing load in/out time and production costs. IRS has been engineered with the flexibility to deploy a system using the two most common methods of array set‑up:

  • Compression method by using a pull‑up kit (sold separately)
  • Fixed angles locked by using secondary rigging pins (included)

X12‑128: DUAL 18" SUBWOOFER SYSTEM

The X‑Line Advance X12‑128 subwoofer produces the greatest low‑frequency impact and performance EV has ever developed. It is truly a state‑of‑the‑art compact cabinet that delivers more LF output in a smaller footprint than other subwoofers available today.

In addition to its extremely high output capability, the X12‑128 is designed to acoustically match seamlessly with any X‑Line Advance top cabinet. It offers superior configuration flexibility for easier system design and setup, making it the standout subwoofer choice for any larger‑format live or installed audio application.

X Series Subwoofer Features

  • High‑output, high‑impact dual 18" subwoofer system
  • Super‑high‑output DVF4180 woofers for low distortion at extremely high SPLs
  • Dual front and rear signal connection points for flexibility in system configurations, including cardioid setup for increased focus of low‑frequency output
  • Compact cabinets with low‑profile footprint, suitable for under‑stage applications
  • 105 dB sensitivity (1 W/1 m half space)
  • Power handling: 4000 W continuous, 16,000 W peak
  • 141/147 dB maximum SPL (continuous/peak)
Specifications
X1‑212/90

X2‑212/90

X12‑128
Frequency Response (‑3 dB) 57 Hz — 16 kHz 52 Hz — 19 kHz 33 — 200 Hz
Horizontal Coverage 90° horizontal 90° horizontal Omni directional
System Sensitivity 98 dB (1 W/1 m) 101 dB (1 W/1 m) 105 dB
LF Transducer 12" SMX2121 12" DVN3125 2 x 18" DVF4180
HF Transducer Two 2" ND2R Two 3" ND6A NA
Configuration Passive, Biamp Biamp only Passive, Biamp
Enclosure Material EVCoat‑coated birch plywood EVCoat‑coated birch plywood EVCoat‑coated birch plywood
Dimensions (H x W x D) 13.5" x 28.5" x 21.125" (34.29 cm x 72.39 cm x 53.66 cm) 13.5" x 28.5" x 21.125" (34.29 cm x 72.39 cm x 53.66 cm) 20.375" x 43.500" x 29.875" (51.75 cm x 110.49 cm x 75.88 cm)
Net Weight 92 lbs (41.73 kg) 93 lbs (42.18 kg) 195 lbs (88.45 kg)

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X-Line Advance dazzles at top Canadian festival

Electro-Voice X-Line Advance celebrates UK premiere at record-breaking Formula One British Grand Prix

EV hosts X-Line Advance launch events in NV and TN

Electro-Voice introduces the X2-212/90 high-performance compact line-array loudspeaker system

Electro-Voice introduces the X1-212/90 compact line-array loudspeaker system

EV at InfoComm 2015 – photo roundup

Electro-Voice X2 rocks with O.A.R. at world premiere of X-Line Advance

Electro-Voice introduces the X2-212/90 high-performance compact line-array loudspeaker system at Prolight+Sound 2015

Electro-Voice introduces the X1-212/90 compact line-array loudspeaker system at Prolight+Sound 2015

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