12" passive loudspeaker

  • 12” woofer for low-end punch in a compact enclosure and 1.5” high-frequency
  • titanium compression driver
  • 55 Hz – 20 kHz frequency range
  • 250 W continuous and 1000 W peak power handling
  • 95 dB SPL sensitivity; 125 dB max SPL.8 lbs (14.9 kg)

Big sound doesn’t need to take up a lot of space. Ideal for main loudspeaker or monitor wedge duties, the ZLX-12 offers the ultimate combination of performance and portability – and always looks great on stage.


Frequency Response 82 Hz - 18 kHz¹
Frequency Range 55 Hz - 20 kHz
Axial Sensitivity 95 dB

Maximum SPL 125 dB
Recommended HP Frequency 40 Hz
Coverage (Hort. x Vert.) 90° x 60°
Power Handling 250 Watts Continuous, 1000 Watts Peak
LF Transducer EVS-12K, 300 mm (12 in) Woofer
HF Transducer DH-1K
Crossover Frequency 2.1 kHz
Nominal Impedance 8 Ω
Minimum Impedance 7 Ω
Connectors Dual NL4
Enclosure Polypropylene
Grille 18 Gauge Steel with Black Powder Coat
Dimensions (H x W x D) 610 mm x 356 mm x 356 mm (24 in x 14 in x 14 in)
Net Weight 14.9 kg ( 32.8 lb)
Shipping Weight 18.0 kg ( 39.6 lb)
¹ Full Space Measurement, will have low frequency extension when mounted on floor or wall.

Recommended Amplifiers

For optimal sound system performance, Electro-Voice recommends the following amplifiers for ZLX-12.

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Name Language Size Date
ProSound Loudspeakers and Electronics Catalog EN 15.43MB 04.02.2019
Portable speakers catalog 2021 GLOBAL EN 6.43MB 02.19.2021
Retail catalog EMEA EN 59.07MB 11.10.2020
ZLX Folleto ES 1.03MB 05.06.2013
ZLX Brochura Português PT 1.04MB 05.08.2013
Retail catalog EMEA DE 29.85MB 11.10.2020
ZLX产品宣传册 ZH 1.25MB 04.11.2013
Name Size Date
Environmental Compliance Document 148KB 10.03.2017
Zlx Two-Way Passive, EC Declaration of Conformity 571KB 12.18.2019
ZLX-12P_ZLX-15P Certificate of Compliance 422KB 12.18.2019
Zlx-12P, Zlx-15P Series, EC Declaration of Conformity 588KB 12.18.2019
Zlx-12P, Zlx-15P, Cert No. Ca/17727/Csa, Cb Report No. 162507-70008000 (70041693) Certificate 177KB 12.18.2019
Zlx-12P, Zlx-15P, Certificate of Compliance, Certificate No. 2592938, Project No. 70041692 Certificate 42KB 12.18.2019
Zlx12, Zlx15 Passive, EC Declaration of Conformity 575KB 12.18.2019
Name Language Size Date
ZLX-12 & ZLX-15 Engineering Data Sheet EN 1.67MB 01.18.2013
Name Language Size Date
ZLX Flyer Español ES 222KB 05.06.2013
Name Language Size Date
ZLX User Manual EN 8.71MB 05.03.2019
ZLX Wall Mount Bracket Installation Guide EN 2.25MB 03.11.2014
Série ZLX Manual PT 8.72MB 07.23.2019
ZLX Serie Benutzerhandbuch DE 8.72MB 07.23.2019
ZLX Series Manual ES 8.72MB 07.23.2019
ZLX シリーズ マニュアル JA 8.87MB 07.23.2019
ZLX 시리즈 설치 매뉴얼 KO 8.81MB 07.23.2019
ZLX系列产品说明书 ZH 8.71MB 07.23.2019

ZLX-12 Front



ZLX Powered 1800 300dpi

ZLX-12 Back

ZLX-12 Handle

ZLX-12 Monitor

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
Audio 101 - Basic Audio Terminology EN 2.74MB 12.13.2012
Audio 101 - Loudspeaker Basics EN 3.02MB 12.13.2012
PA Bible 02: Power Handling Capacity EN 422KB 12.26.2007
PA Bible 11: Portable Sound Systems for the Small Club EN 470KB 12.26.2007
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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