120° horizontal, 2‑way compact line array element

  • Full-bandwidth, two-way elements
  • Most compact, very lightweight
  • Bi-amp or full-range operation
  • Neodymium transducers
  • Simple, quick, integrated rigging
  • Supported by LAPS II aiming and flying software


Frequency Response (-3dB) 90 Hz-18 kHz¹
Frequency Range (-10 dB) 75 Hz-20 kHz¹
Max Calculated SPL 137 dB Cont., 143 dB Peak²

Horizontal Coverage 120°
Vertical Coverage Array Dependant, Software Definable
Rigging Fully Captive Aluminums, 1° increments, 16 elements with 8 to 1 Safety Factor
LF Power Handling 200W Cont., 800W Peak
HF Power Handling 80W Cont., 320W Peak
LF to HF Crossover Frequency 1760 Hz³
LF Passband 1 x 8"" DVN2080, 16 ohms
HF Passband 2 x ND2S-8, 16 ohms
Connectors Gland nut with 30 ft cable
Enclosure 13-ply birch plywood with fiberglass and EVCoat
Grille Stainless steel with powder coat paint and hydrophobic cloth
Environmental Specifications IEC 60529, IP55
Dimensions (H x W x D) 9.90 in x 20.30 in x 14.52 in (251 mm x 516 mm x 369 mm)
Net Weight 38 lb (17.2 kg)
Shipping Weight 41 lb (18.4 kg)


Name Language Size Date
XLE181 A&E Specification EN 46KB 11.24.2020
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ProSound Loudspeakers and Electronics Catalog EN 15.43MB 04.02.2019
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Environmental Compliance Document 148KB 10.03.2017
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XLE181 2D CAD Drawing DWG 231KB 12.26.2007
XLE181 3D CAD Drawing DWG 294KB 12.26.2007
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EV XLE V1 ZIP 38.48MB 04.10.2020
XLD ZIP 1.8MB 06.13.2018
XLE EASE Files ZIP 15.14MB 01.24.2018
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XLE181 Engineering Data Sheet EN 479KB 10.07.2016
XLE181-FG Fiberglass Engineering Data Sheet EN 460KB 10.07.2016
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LAPS 2.2A 5.21MB 11.03.2015
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AGSE Adaptor Grid User Instructions EN 407KB 03.19.2009
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
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Preset - DN9848 ZIP 186KB 12.26.2007
XLE FIR_Drive Presets v2.0 ZIP 793KB 11.24.2010
XLE IRIS Presets v1.1 ZIP 44KB 01.13.2009
XLE v1.1 DX38 Presets ZIP 851KB 10.01.2008
XLE v1.1 KT DN9848 Presets ZIP 78KB 10.01.2008
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Silverstone1 1.16MB 11.02.2015


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Name Language Size Date
Allgemeine Lieferbedingungen DE 184KB 11.30.2016
General Terms & Conditions of Deliver for Export Business EN 57KB 11.26.2014
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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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