Order Number: EVOLVE50-TB
EVOLVE 50 column array, sub pole, and carrying bag

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EVOLVE 50

Portable Column System

  • EV QuickSmart Mobile application: quickly and wirelessly configure, control, and monitor up to six EVOLVE 50 systems simultaneously, and receive immediate notification during critical performance conditions. Bluetooth® connectivity is available in select countries.
  • High-quality Bluetooth® audio streaming for background music or musical accompaniment. Bluetooth® connectivity is available in select countries.
  • Ultra-wide 120° horizontal coverage via custom designed waveguides and array-formed 40° asymmetrical vertical coverage means all acoustical energy is directed towards both sitting and standing audiences.
  • QuickSmartDSP provides best-in-class processing via EV's signature single-knob user interface with LCD.
  • Ideal for portable applications. Light weight and intuitive assembly via the magnet assisted sub pole make a quality performance easier than ever.

The EVOLVE 50 Portable Column System is a three component loudspeaker system powered by a 1000 W Class-D amplifier and driven by Electro-Voice's QuickSmartDSP.

The system consists of a 15 mm wooden, ported, powered subwoofer enclosure that houses a 12” subwoofer capable of a functional frequency output down to 37 Hz.

The bi-directional aluminum pole’s connection to the subwoofer is secured using a magnet, and the column array is gravity-held to the sub pole. The signal is internally routed to the components.

Eight 3.5" neodymium drivers in the column array coupled with the 12" subwoofer delivers up to 127 dB SPL. The eight composite waveguides control high frequencies with 120° of horizontal coverage, and 40° of asymmetrical (down-facing) vertical coverage to ensure suitable output for sitting and standing audiences. The sub pole and column array come prepackaged in a carrying bag.

The processing engine allows for easy setup via four presets (Music, Live, Speech, and Club), three-band EQ, five user-programmable presets (Store and Recall settings), output delay, phantom power (+15V), visual monitoring of limiter status, input level control and meters, and master volume control to ensure optimal gain structure.

The new Electro-Voice QuickSmart Mobile application utilizes Bluetooth® Low Energy (BTLE) technology for the wireless configuration, control, and monitoring of up to six EVOLVE 50 systems simultaneously. High resolution Bluetooth® audio streaming adds convenience for wireless music playback in breakout rooms, intermission, and musical accompaniment.

Bluetooth® is available in select countries.

Specifications

Available Color Black
Connector Type 2x XLR/TRS combo jack input 1x 3.5 mm Input 1x Stereo RCA input 1x Wireless Bluetooth® audio input 1x XLR THRU output 1x XLR MIX OUT output
Coverage (Nominal -6 dB) H 120°

Coverage (Nominal -6 dB) V 40°
Crossover Frequency 200Hz
Depth Sub: 18.5 in; 471mm Column: 6.9 in; 172mm Pole: 2.2 in; 55mm
Enclosure Material sub – 15mm plywood, column – poly composite, pole – aluminum
Family EVOLVE 50
Frequency Range (-10 dB) 37 Hz – 20k Hz
Frequency Response (-3 dB) 43 Hz – 20 kHz
Grille Steel with black powder coat
Height Sub: 20.9 in; 230mm Column: 32.5 in; 825mm Pole: 36.6 in; 929mm
HF Power Handling 500Watts
LF Power Handling 500Watts
Max. SPL/1m (calc) 127dB
Power Consumption 100 - 240 V AC, 50 - 60 Hz, 1.5 - 0.6A
Power Rating 1000W
Powered or Passive Powered
Shipping Weight 69lbs (31.3kg)
Speaker Type Full-Range
Weight Net 57.87lbs (26.25kg)
Width Sub: 13.6 in; 345mm Column: 4.0 in; 102mm Pole: 1.9 in; 48.5mm
Woofer Size 12inch

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Support

Name Language Size Date
Portable Speaker Family Brochure EN 31.44MB Oct 4, 2017
Speaker & Electronics Catalog EN 18.91MB Jun 10, 2015
EVOLVE 50 Brochure EN 6.55MB Oct 4, 2017
Portable Speaker Feature Overview EN 5.17MB Oct 4, 2017
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EVOLVE50 EC-Declaration of Conformity 11.06MB Sep 8, 2017
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EVOLVE 50 Engineering Data Sheet EN 503KB Aug 15, 2017
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EVOLVE 50 Portable Column System Installation Manual EN 1.33MB Jul 21, 2017
EVOLVE 50 Portable Column System Installation Manual DE 1.3MB Sep 7, 2017
EVOLVE 50 Portable Column System Installation Manual ES 1.36MB Sep 7, 2017
EVOLVE 50 Portable Column System Installation Manual FR 1.36MB Sep 7, 2017
EVOLVE 50 Portable Column System Installation Manual JA 1.52MB Sep 7, 2017
EVOLVE 50 Portable Column System Installation Manual KO 1.46MB Sep 7, 2017
EVOLVE 50 Portable Column System Installation Manual PT 1.36MB Sep 7, 2017
EVOLVE 50 Portable Column System Installation Manual ZH 1.71MB Sep 7, 2017
Name Language Size Date
Audio 101 - Loudspeaker Basics EN 3.02MB Dec 13, 2012
PA Bible 11: Portable Sound Systems for the Small Club EN 470KB Dec 26, 2007

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