Order Number: EKX-18SP-US
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EKX-18SP

18" Powered Subwoofer

  • QuickSmartDSP features best-in-class processing, EV’s signature single-knob user interface, and intuitive menu navigation via LCD.
  • Cardioid Control Technology allows output to be steered towards the audience with up to 35 dB reduction on stage when multiple subs are deployed.
  • High-efficiency 1300 W Class D power amplifier delivers up to 134 dB peak SPL on the EKX-18SP utilizing high-sensitivity transducers designed and engineered by EV.
  • Intelligent thermal management with a variable-speed fan controlled by multiple onboard sensors, ensuring superior performance and reliability in demanding environmental conditions.
  • Two XLR outputs for easy system expansion to additional loudspeakers or subwoofers. Large slot ports for low distortion and excellent bass extension. Metal grille reinforcement bar (two on the 18SP). M20 threaded pole mount plate.

Specifications

Frequency Response (-3 dB) 40 Hz - 150 Hz¹
Frequency Range (-10 dB) 35 Hz - 180 Hz¹
Maximum SPL 134 dB peak²

Power Rating 1300 W
LF Transducer EVS-18C 457 mm (18 in)
Low Pass Frequency Adjustable 80 Hz, 100 Hz, 120 Hz, 150 Hz
Connectors (2) XLR/TRS combo jacks and (2) XLR link outputs
Enclosure 15 mm plywood with EVCoat
Grille 18 AWG steel with powdercoat
Dimensions (H x W x D) 520 mm x 606 mm x 612 mm (20 in x 24 in x 24 in)
Net Weight 32.8 kg (72.4 lb)
Shipping Weight 41.2 kg (90.9 lb)
Power Consumption 1.8 A³
¹ Half Space Measurement.
² Maximum SPL is measured at 1 m using broadband pink noise at maximum output.
³ Current rating is 1/8 power.

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EKX Brochure EN 13.02MB Jan 23, 2015
Portable Speaker Family Brochure EN 31.48MB Aug 24, 2018
Speaker & Electronics Catalog EN 18.91MB Jun 10, 2015
Portable Speaker Feature Overview EN 2.43MB Aug 28, 2018
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Environmental Compliance Document 148KB Oct 3, 2017
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EKX Simplified Cabinet Drawings ZIP 7.42MB Jun 9, 2015
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EKX EASE Data ZIP 212KB Jan 24, 2018
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EKX-18SP Engineering Data Sheet EN 528KB Mar 4, 2015
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EKX Powered Loudspeakers User Manual EN 5.79MB May 2, 2017
EKX-Aktivlautsprecher Benutzerhandbuch DE 5.79MB May 2, 2017
EKX Powered Loudspeakers Manual ES 5.79MB Jul 25, 2017
Enceintes amplifiées EKX Guide FR 5.79MB May 2, 2017
EKX パワードスピーカー マニュアル JA 6.03MB May 2, 2017
EKX 앰프 내장형 라우드스피커 설치 매뉴얼 KO 5.93MB May 2, 2017
Altifalantes ativos EKX Manual PT 5.79MB May 2, 2017
EKX Powered 说明书 ZH 6.22MB May 2, 2017

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Audio 101 - Basic Audio Terminology EN 2.74MB Dec 13, 2012
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PA Bible 11: Portable Sound Systems for the Small Club EN 470KB Dec 26, 2007
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