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The best-selling portable PA speakers in the world

Available in 12” and 15” powered and passive versions, ZLX makes it easier than ever to own and experience premium professional audio. Its combination of streamlined industrial design, compact size, user-friendly operation and portability, and plentiful power have made it a great value choice for monitors and mains in DJ/musician applications such as practice spaces and small clubs, and perfect for basic installations and portable multi-purpose sound. * Bluetooth® is available in select countries. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Bosch Security Systems, Inc. is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. © 2018 Bosch Security Systems, Inc.

Why Choose ZLX?

The worldwide #1 best-selling portable PA speaker – ZLX’s unparalleled combination of performance, features and user-friendly operation have made it the proven global go-to for affordable professional sound quality – excellent all-around value from a real pro audio brand.

Often imitated, never equaled – Since launching, ZLX’s compact, ergonomic and lightweight three-handle enclosure design has been imitated by many of our competitors, but guess what? What’s inside the box makes a big difference too, and ZLX wins when it comes to sound quality -- read the customer reviews!

The game-changing feature set that put ZLX on the map – Best-in-class across every detail, with high-quality EV-engineered components, QuickSmart DSP with single-knob controller, EV-patented Signal Synchronized Transducers (SST) waveguide design, three-handle enclosure design, and more. ZLX: manufactured in our own facility to the highest quality standards to deliver pro features in a portable package.

Over 90 years of know-how in every box – With such an extensive track record of proven audio innovation, it’s safe to say that Electro-Voice has a deep understanding of what goes into making good sound. Where our competitors often rely on off-the-shelf components from third-party manufacturers, EV stands apart as one of the few pro audio brands to design and engineer its drivers and woofers in-house from the ground up. Our transducers are legendary for their sound quality and reliability, but it doesn’t stop there. From our invention of the humbucking coil back in 1934 to our latest patents, EV continues to push the parameters of what is possible in sound reinforcement, utilizing the industry’s most sophisticated design software, most extreme measurement processes and most grueling physical tolerance tests to take the performance of our products to the next level. ZLX encapsulates EV’s heritage of engineering excellence, making those decades of audio know-how more accessible than ever before.

Energy-efficient engineering with no compromises in performance – EV is renowned for the quality of engineering that we put into everything we make, at every price point, for every application. ZLX represents that commitment. Our products are designed and tested above and beyond industry norms to achieve the highest levels of performance with the latest transducer and amplifier technology. We stand behind the specs we publish with our products.

The “Big Wattage” numbers that most manufacturers publish to sell their speakers have little to do with what actually matters: acoustic output.

Many customers perceive high wattage ratings as a key selling point. However, EV’s goal with powered speakers – in which the internal components are designed to work together optimally to achieve the desired level of performance in a given format/class at a given price point -- is achieving sustained maximum SPL with minimal distortion: superior all-around acoustic performance at the system’s highest output capacity. The quality of our engineering means we can reach the same high SPLs with full bandwidth sound quality while using less wattage – we continuously strive to evolve energy-efficient speaker design. Many loudspeaker manufacturers boast of super-high wattage numbers, but their products simply don't sound good when pushed to their upper limits of their stated output capacity, with distortion being the main issue. ZLX will sound powerful, crisp, and clean – even at its highest volume.

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Serious Sound, Simple Setup

ELX loudspeakers offer top-quality components in remarkably affordable configurations that put the EV-quality experience within reach for artists, engineers, and live-sound businesses. Designed for a wide range of portable sound applications, with straightforward controls for excellent results with ease.

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Maximum Sonic Impact, Minimum Effort

EKX combines renowned EV sound quality and reliability with the latest technology — all in a compact package suitable for a wide range of sound reinforcement scenarios, including musicians, DJs and small-to-medium live, club, and installed sound applications. EKX is equipped with professional features not usually found at its price point, making it an incredible value.

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The Fully Loaded Flagship

The series combines intelligent FIR-Drive technology with innovative industrial design to deliver stunning performance and unbeatable versatility in the most demanding applications. EV-engineered components ensure superior sound quality and the utmost reliability. Building upon the legendary heritage of Electro-Voice audio engineering, ETX are designed to be the most advanced professional-grade portable loudspeakers available today.

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The SX series includes some of the most popular loudspeaker designs in history. SX loudspeakers offer the tour-proven performance and reliability for which EV is known. A versatile range of speaker configurations and lightweight enclosures covers applications in commercial sound , pro music, club sound, and performance and sports venues. In live performance, the SX line can handle tasks such as front-of-house, side fills, delay lines, or stage monitors. For installed sound, easy mounting and multiple weather-ready versions provide flexible system configuration for both indoor and outdoor venues. With high power-handling, great coverage, and smooth, consistent frequency response, cost-effective SX loudspeakers are the hard-working, easy-setup solution to your installation and portable system needs.

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Designed for top-notch quality with amazing versatility, the ZX/ZXA series sets a new standard of performance and practicality in sound reinforcement loudspeakers. Featuring high-end components and lightweight molded enclosures, the ZX/ZXA line is at home in any installed or portable application, from commercial sound to clubs, HoW, stages, arenas, and stadiums. Newly-designed high power woofers and drivers ensure full-range sound with awesome richness and clarity. Sleek contemporary styling fits in anywhere. Light weight makes transport easy while enabling a multitude of flying and mounting options that are each supported by innovative mechanical solutions. Whether for portable use or permanent installation, the ZX/ZXA series represents the next level in advanced loudspeaker technology.

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Tour X brings the engineering excellence and aesthetic design of EV's world-class tour systems to an innovative and exciting series of portable loudspeakers. Combining bold design and breakthrough performance, the Tour X series is optimized for applications such as club sound, pro music, and concert sound. The line's full-range loudspeakers and monitors utilize either 1.25-inch DH3/2010A or 2-inch ND2 compression drivers, protected by an advanced fourth-order crossover. Rotatable horns provide coverage-pattern flexibility while 12-inch or 15-inch SMX woofers deliver high power handling with high sensitivity. Tour X 18-inch subwoofers, meanwhile, use high-excursion EVS-18S LF transducers to ensure plenty of impact with ultra-low distortion. For tour-class performance in a portable package that's surprisingly affordable, look no further than Tour X.

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The QRx series has become the standard for regional sound companies, rental professionals, and contractors who want compact high-performance loudspeakers with concert-grade EV components. Covered with rugged EVCOAT, QRx looks great stacked, on poles, as monitors, or flown with simple, integrated, L-track rigging points. Unique, fully-rotatable asymmetrical horns have a 15-degree downward bias to ensure high-frequency coverage without the need to tilt the enclosure toward the audience. Our powerhouse DH7 large-format driver (three-inch voice-coil, 1.4-inch exit) provides the high-frequency engine, while a selection of DL and EVX woofers anchor the low and sub frequencies. The combination of high-level components, unique design, and versatility make QRx series one of the best values in the industry.

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