EKX-18S - 18" passive subwoofer by Electro-Voice

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 20.47" (520mm)
Recommended High-Pass Frequency 30Hz
Width 23.86" (606mm)
Depth 24.09" (612mm)
Weight Net 70.11lbs (31.8kg)
Shipping Weight 88.41lbs (40.1kg)
Family EKX
Passive Power Handling 1600W peak
Nominal Impedance
Axial Sensitivity (SPL, 1 W @ 1 m) 96dB
Power Handling (Continuous / Peak) 400 W/1600W
Maximum SPL 134dB

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

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