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EVOLVE50-TB Column speaker array, pole, black
EVOLVE50-TW Column speaker array, pole, white

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Portable column system

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.


Frequency response (-3 dB)1 43 Hz-20 KHz
Frequency range (-10 dB)1 37 Hz-20 KHz
Maximum SPL2 127 dB

Coverage (H x V) 120° x 40°
Amplifier rating 1000 W
LF channel rating 500 W
HF channel rating 500 W
Crossover frequency 200 Hz
Connectors 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
Enclosure Sub: 15 mm plywood
Column: Composite
Pole: Aluminum
Grille Steel with black or white powder coat
Color Black or white
Dimensions (HxWxD): mm (in) Sub: 530 x 345 x 471 (20.9 x 13.6 x 18.5)
Column: 825 x 102 x 172 (32.5 x 4.0 x 6.9)
Pole: 929 x 48.5 x 55 (36.6 x 1.9 x 2.2)
Net weight Sub: 44.66 lb (20.3 kg)
Column: 10.34 lb (4.7 kg)
Pole: 2.75 lb (1.25 kg)
Sub cover: 0.9 lb (0.4 kg)
Bag for column and pole: 1.87 (0.85 kg)
Shipping weight Sub box: 50.71 lb (23 kg)
Column box: 18.30 lb (8.3 kg)
Power consumption3 100-240 V AC, 50-60 Hz, 1.5-0.6 A
1 Full-space measurement using music DSP preset.
2 Maximum SPL is measured at 1 m using broadband pink noise at maximum output.
3 Current rating is 1/8 power.

Complementary Products

EVOLVE 50 Cover

EVOLVE 50 Rolling Case

EVOLVE 50 Short Pole

EVOLVE 50 Shoulder Bag


Name Language Size Date
Portable Speaker Family Brochure EN 3.8MB Jun 20, 2019
EVOLVE 50 Brochure EN 2.53MB Aug 16, 2018
Portable Speaker Feature Overview EN 2.43MB Aug 28, 2018
Portable speakers catalog 2019 EN 17.11MB Oct 9, 2019
Name Language Size Date
Bt-Sig, Evolve-50, 99455 Certificate EN 525KB Dec 18, 2019
Eac, Evolve50, Elx200, Certificate No. 12837, 2017-10-13 Certificate EN 3.42MB Dec 18, 2019
Environmental Compliance Document EN 148KB Oct 3, 2017
EVOLVE50 EC-Declaration of Conformity EN 11.06MB Sep 8, 2017
Nom, Evolve50, Safety, Certificate No. 1802Ce13753 Certificate EN 138KB Dec 18, 2019
Name Language Size Date
EVOLVE 50 Engineering Data Sheet EN 742KB Jul 9, 2018
Name Language Size Date
EVOLVE 50 Portable Column System Installation Manual EN 2.44MB Nov 21, 2018
EVOLVE 50 Benutzerhandbuch DE 2.6MB Feb 4, 2019
EVOLVE 50 Manual ES 2.6MB Feb 4, 2019
EVOLVE 50 Guide FR 2.61MB Feb 4, 2019
EVOLVE 50 マニュアル JA 2.77MB Jan 16, 2019
EVOLVE 50 설치 매뉴얼 KO 2.68MB Feb 4, 2019
EVOLVE 50 Manual PT 2.6MB Feb 4, 2019
EVOLVE 50 说明书 ZH 2.85MB Feb 4, 2019
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ev evolve50 acousticduo03 aug17 4c fullrights 22MB Oct 10, 2017
ev evolve50 acousticduo04 aug17 4c fullrights 6.86MB Oct 10, 2017
ev evolve50 setup01 aug17 4c fullrights 19.36MB Oct 10, 2017

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EVOLVE 50 Exploded Animation

EVOLVE50 ConnectionPoint

EVOLVE50 FullSystem HeroShot Left

EVOLVE50 FullSystem HeroShot Right

EVOLVE50 FullSystem HeroShot Top-Down

EVOLVE50 StraightBack wBT

EVOLVE50 Sub Back wBT

EVOLVE50 SubBack wBT

EVOLVE50 Top NoGrill-Layer2

EVOLVE50 Top NoGrill-Layer3

EVOLVE50 Top NoGrill-Layer4

EVOLVE50 Top wGrill

EVOLVE50 White ConnectionPoint CU

EVOLVE50 White ConnectorsHandle CU

EVOLVE50 White GrilleOff 1

EVOLVE50 White GrilleOff 2

EVOLVE50 White GrilleOff 3

EVOLVE50 White InputPanel CU

EVOLVE50 White Ortho Front

EVOLVE50 White Ortho Rear

Name Size Date
Service Policies for the Americas 274KB Mar 26, 2019
General Terms & Conditions of Deliver for Export Business 57KB Nov 26, 2014
Allgemeine Lieferbedingungen 184KB Nov 30, 2016
Name Language Size Date
Audio 101 - Basic Audio Terminology EN 2.74MB Dec 13, 2012
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
The EV PA Bible EN 1.14MB Dec 26, 2007
The PA Bible Chapter Zero EN 1.14MB Jun 11, 2018
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RMA NA English EN 2.04MB Aug 13, 2019
RMA NA Spanish ES 2.04MB Aug 13, 2019

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