XLD281

120° horizontal, 3‑way compact line array element

  • Full-bandwidth, three-way element (60 Hz - 20 kHz)
  • CCT (Coverage Control Technology)
  • Versatile subwoofer integration
  • Bi-amp or tri-amp Operation
  • Neodymium transducers
  • Simple, quick, integrated rigging
  • Supported by LAPS II aiming and flying software

Specifications

Frequency Response (-3 dB) 75 Hz-18 kHz¹
Frequency Range (-10 db) 60 Hz-20 kHz¹
Max Calculated SPL 137 dB Cont., 143 dB Peak²

Horizontal Coverage 120°
Vertical Coverage Array Dependant, Software Definable
Rigging Fully Captive Aluminum, 1° increments, 16 elements with 8 to 1 Safety Factor
LF1 Power Handling 200W Cont., 800W Peak
LF2 Power Handling 200W Cont., 800W Peak
HF Power Handling 80W Cont., 320W Peak
Biamp LF1/HF Power Handling 200W Cont., 800W Peak LF2 - 200W Cont., 800W Peak
Bandpass Frequency 50 - 250 Hz³
LF1 to HF Crossover Frequency 1760 Hz³
LF 1 Passband 1 x 8 inch DVN2080, 16 ohms
LF2 Passband 1 x 8 inch DVN2080, 16 ohms
HF Passband 2 x ND2S-8, 16 ohms
Biamp LF1/HF Passband 16 ohms
Connectors 2 x NL8
Enclosure 13-ply birch plywood with EVCoat
Grille Galvannealed steel with powder coat paint
Environmental Specifications IEC 529 IP24, MIL 810
Dimensions (H x W x D) 9.9 in x 28.58 in x 14.52 in (251 mm x 726 mm x 369 mm)
Net Weight 48 lb (21.8 kg)
Shipping Weight 51 lb (23.1 kg)
¹ Full Space Measurement of four (4) elements.
² Full Space Measurement of HF section of four (4) elements, SPL adjusted for 1 m distance.
³ Use EV signal processing or download presets from Electro-Voice website.

Downloads

Name Language Size Date
XLD281 A&E Specification EN 46KB 11.24.2020
Name Language Size Date
ProSound Loudspeakers and Electronics Catalog EN 15.43MB 04.02.2019
Retail catalog EMEA EN 59.07MB 11.10.2020
Retail catalog EMEA DE 29.85MB 11.10.2020
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Environmental Compliance Document 148KB 10.03.2017
Name Size Date
XLD281 2D CAD Drawing DWG 241KB 12.26.2007
XLD281 3D CAD Drawing DWG 363KB 12.26.2007
Name Size Date
EV XLD V1 ZIP 57.22MB 04.10.2020
XLD EASE ZIP 58.59MB 01.20.2021
Name Language Size Date
XLD281 Engineering Data Sheet EN 522KB 10.07.2016
XLD281-FG FIberglass Engineering Data Sheet EN 488KB 10.07.2016
Name Size Date
LAPS 2.2A 5.21MB 11.03.2015
Name Language Size Date
AGCD Adaptor Grid User Instructions EN 459KB 12.26.2007
X-Line Very Compact Coupler Beam Installation Instructions EN 285KB 03.22.2012
X-Line Very Compact Crossover Retrofit Installation Instructions EN 81KB 03.22.2012
X-Line Very Compact Grid Assembly & Installation Instructions EN 292KB 03.22.2012
XLVC Rigging Manual EN 5.4MB 12.26.2007
Name Size Date
Preset - DN9848 ZIP 186KB 12.26.2007
Preset - IRIS ZIP 7KB 12.26.2007
Preset - RACE/DX38 ZIP 60KB 12.26.2007
XLD DX38 Presets ZIP 2.49MB 10.02.2008
Xld FIR_Drive Presets v2.1 ZIP 1.07MB 04.26.2011
XLD IRIS Presets ZIP 180KB 01.13.2009
XLD KT DN9848 Presets ZIP 230KB 10.01.2008
Name Size Date
Teatro 25 Mayo Argentina 04 565KB 11.02.2015
Teatro 25 Mayo Argentina 03 674KB 11.02.2015
PapstMailand 2 894KB 11.02.2015

xld281 hr-trans

XLVC 3clipped

Name Language Size Date
General Terms & Conditions of Deliver for Export Business EN 57KB 11.26.2014
Warranty conditions for Electro-Voice products in Europe, the Middle East, & Africa EN 496KB 09.29.2020
Allgemeine Lieferbedingungen DE 184KB 11.30.2016
Warranty conditions for Electro-Voice products in Europe, the Middle East, & Africa DE 492KB 06.19.2019
Name Language Size Date
Advanced Line Array Design With LAPS II EN 395KB 05.16.2013
Audio 101 - Basic Audio Terminology EN 2.74MB 12.13.2012
Audio 101 - Loudspeaker Basics EN 3.02MB 12.13.2012
EASE Data Explanation EN 934KB 11.17.2015
Going Around the Corner: Setting Up Multiple Line Arrays for Wide Venues EN 113KB 09.21.2009
Groundstacking: Dealing with Floor Reflections EN 185KB 09.21.2009
Introduction to Line Array Acoustics & Modeling EN 142KB 05.16.2013
Line Arrays- History & Theory EN 2.07MB 12.26.2007
PA Bible 02: Power Handling Capacity EN 422KB 12.26.2007
PA Bible 09: Mixing for the Live Performance EN 316KB 12.26.2007
PA Bible 20: So You Want to Use a Line Array? EN 883KB 12.26.2007
Safely Driving Your Sound System EN 234KB 10.09.2009
TEMP Limiter Technology EN 814KB 12.06.2010
The EV PA Bible EN 1.14MB 12.26.2007
The PA Bible Chapter Zero EN 1.14MB 06.11.2018

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