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EKX-18S

18" passive subwoofer

  • 1600 W (peak), 134 dB peak SPL on the EKX-18S utilizing highsensitivity transducers designed and engineered by EV.
  • Lightweight, compact 15-mm wood enclosure with internal bracing, and durable EVCoat finish.
  • Large slot ports for low distortion and excellent bass extension.
  • Metal grille reinforcement bar (two bars on the EKX-18S).
  • M20 threaded pole mount plate.

Specifications

Frequency Range (-10 dB) 35 Hz - 300kHz (Half Space Measurement)
Minimum Impedance 7.0Ω
Speaker Type Subwoofer

Woofer Size 18inch
Powered or Passive Passive
Frequency Response (-3 dB)¹ 50 Hz - 100Hz (Half Space Measurement)
Max. SPL/1m (calc)² 134dB
LF Transducer EVS-18C 457 mm (18 in)
Power Rating 1600W
Connector Type Dual NL4
Enclosure Material 15 mm, plywood with EVCoat
Grille 18 AWG steel with powdercoat
Height 520mm (20.47")
Width 606mm (23.86")
Recommended High-Pass Frequency 30Hz
Depth 612mm (24.09")
Weight Net 31.8kg (70.11 lbs)
Shipping Weight 40.1kg (88.41 lbs)
Family EKX
Nominal Impedance
Axial Sensitivity (SPL, 1 W @ 1 m) 96dB
Power Handling (Continuous / Peak) 400 W/1600W
Maximum SPL 134dB
Passive Power Handling 1600W peak

Recommended Amplifiers

For optimal sound system performance, Electro-Voice recommends the following amplifiers for EKX-18S.

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Downloads

Name Language Size Date
ProSound Loudspeakers and Electronics Catalog EN 15.43MB 04.02.2019
Portable speakers catalog 2020 EMEA EN 9.22MB 01.21.2020
Portable speakers catalog 2020 EMEA PL 6.77MB 05.12.2020
Portable speakers catalog 2020 EMEA FR 6.76MB 05.12.2020
Portable speakers catalog 2020 EMEA ES 6.76MB 05.12.2020
Portable speakers catalog 2020 EMEA EL 6.78MB 05.12.2020
Portable speakers catalog 2020 EMEA DE 6.76MB 05.12.2020
Portable speakers catalog 2020 NA EN 10.63MB 05.22.2020
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EKX-15SP_EKX-18SP_CB-CERT_DK-43603-UL UL Certificate of Compliance 181KB 12.18.2019
Ekx-15Sp, Ekx-18Sp, Emc, Certificate No. Ee18-E691-8Ed4-9B97 Certificate 414KB 12.18.2019
Ekx-15Sp, Ekx-18Sp, Emc, Dongguan Emtek Certificate No. Ed150107039E 267KB 12.18.2019
Ekx-15Sp, Ekx-18Sp, Low Voltage Directive (Lvd), Dongguan Emtek Certificate No. Ed150107039S 457KB 12.18.2019
Ekx-15Sp, Ekx-18Sp, Verification of Conformity (Voc), Dongguan Emtek Certificate No. Ed150107038E Certificate 268KB 12.18.2019
Environmental Compliance Document 148KB 10.03.2017
Etl, Ekx-15Sp, Ekx-18Sp, Authorization To Mark (Atm), Intertek Certificate No. 150114025Szn-001 Certificate 116KB 12.18.2019
Name Size Date
EKX Simplified Cabinet CAD Drawing ZIP 7.42MB 06.09.2015
Name Size Date
EKX EASE Data ZIP 212KB 01.24.2018
Name Language Size Date
EKX-18S Engineering Data Sheet EN 403KB 03.04.2015
Name Language Size Date
Altifalantes EKX passivos Manual PT 3.36MB 01.05.2017
Altavoces EKX pasivos Manual ES 3.38MB 05.27.2016
EKX Passive Loudspeakers User Manual EN 3.37MB 05.27.2016
EKX Passive 说明书 ZH 3.97MB 05.27.2016
EKX パッシブスピーカー マニュアル JA 3.54MB 05.27.2016
EKX 패시브형 라우드 스피커 설치 매뉴얼 KO 3.47MB 05.27.2016
EKX-Passivlautsprecher Benutzerhandbuch DE 3.38MB 05.27.2016
Enceintes passives EKX Guide FR 3.38MB 05.27.2016

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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
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
EASE Data Explanation EN 934KB 11.17.2015
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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