12” passive subwoofer

  • 15-mm plywood enclosure, internally braced, with textured paint
  • EVS-12S 12" woofer for powerful, engaging bass response
  • Pole mount for full-range systems

The new ZX1-Sub is optimized for performance with a variety of EV loudspeakers, including ZX1, EVID, and EVU models, and will add a deep low-frequency punch that you can feel as well as hear. An ideal choice to complete a wide range of smaller fixed installations or live sound systems.


Frequency Range (-10 dB) 42 - 200kHz
Speaker Type Subwoofer
Woofer Size 12inch

Powered or Passive Passive
Frequency Response (-3 dB)¹ 53 - 125Hz
Max. SPL/1m (calc)² 127dB
LF Transducer EVS-12S, 305 mm( 12") Woofer
System Power Handling (Continuous/Program/Peak) 400 / 800 / 1600Watts
Power Rating 1600W
Enclosure Material 9-ply 15 mm plywood, internally braced with textured paint
Grille 16 GA steel with black powder coat
Sensitivity 1 W/1 m 94dB
Height 400mm (15.75")
Width 444.5mm (17.5")
Depth 457.2mm (18")
Weight Net 19.8kg (43.65 lbs)
Shipping Weight 25.4kg (56 lbs)
Family ZxZxA
Input Connections NL4 style (2)
Nominal Impedance

Recommended Amplifiers

For optimal sound system performance, Electro-Voice recommends the following amplifiers for ZX1-Sub.

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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 NA EN 10.63MB 05.22.2020
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Environmental Compliance Document 148KB 10.03.2017
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Zx Series EASE Data ZIP 753KB 06.13.2018
Name Language Size Date
ZX1-Sub Engineering Data Sheet EN 240KB 12.31.2012
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ZX1-Sub Flyer Español ES 135KB 11.28.2012
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Zx1 Series Loudspeaker Owners' Manual EN 2.21MB 03.11.2014


ZX1SUB front

ZX1SUB rear

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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