18" passive subwoofer

  • 1600 W (peak), 133 dB peak SPL utilizing high sensitivity transducer designed and engineered by EV for maximum punch.
  • High-output EVS-18L woofer designed to exacting specifications for superior durability and exceptional low-frequency reproduction.
  • System reliability verified with over 500 hours of abuse testing and endurance testing.
  • Ideal for portable and installed applications.
  • Lightweight, compact 15 mm wood enclosure with internal bracing with durable polyurea top-coat finish.
  • Professional-grade hardware: integrated M20 threaded pole mount plate and two-handle design for easy lifting.

The ELX series is designed to deliver an unprecedented combination of sound quality, portability and durability at its price point. All-new custom components—tested to levels far exceeding the industry norm—make ELX200 a robust workhorse capable of handling real-world abuse and professional applications beyond the capability of competitors’ products in its category.

Every aspect of ELX200 is designed for ideal results as part of the whole - the acoustical, electrical and mechanical components all work together seamlessly. The subwoofers pack powerful low-frequency output into a surprisingly compact footprint, and feature tuned 15 mm thick wood enclosures with a premium top-coat finish. The proprietary features that have made the other members of the EV portable speaker family a go-to for best-in-class performance are also present.

EV's industry-leading quality and testing procedures yield efficient transducer design and meaningful specs, resulting in components that deliver accurate, linear response at the system’s highest output levels. Translation: loud and clear all the way up to the limit. Unified in one of the strongest full-range composite enclosures ever built by EV. The ELX200 is established as the new benchmark for toughness - both acoustically and physically; maximum efficiency with maximum toughness.


Minimum Impedance 7.2 ΩΩ
HF Transducer

Speaker Type Subwoofer
Woofer Size 18inch
Frequency Response (-3 dB)¹ 45 Hz - 200Hz
Frequency Range (-10 dB)¹ 28 Hz - 300 Hz
Max. SPL/1m (calc)² 133 HzdB
LF Transducer EVS-18L 457 mm (18 in)
Power Rating 1600W
Connector Type Dual NL4
Enclosure Material 15 mm plywood with durable polyurea top-coat finish
Grille 18 AWG steel with powdercoat
Available Color Black or White
Height 23.62" (600mm)
Width 19.96" (507mm)
Recommended High-Pass Frequency 35 HzHz
Depth 22.6" (574mm)
Weight Net 58.64lbs (26.6kg)
Shipping Weight 67.24lbs (30.5kg)
Family ELX200
Nominal Impedance
Axial Sensitivity (SPL, 1 W @ 1 m) 94dB
Power Handling (Continuous / Peak) 400W/1600W


Name Language Size Date
ProSound Loudspeakers and Electronics Catalog EN 15.43MB Apr 2, 2019
Portable speakers catalog 2021 NA EN 6.45MB Feb 20, 2021
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Elx200 Portable Passive Full-Range Loudspeaker Family 487KB Dec 18, 2019
Elx200-18Sp, Philippines-Ntc Esd-1716141C Certificate 98KB Dec 18, 2019
Environmental Compliance Document 148KB Oct 3, 2017
Etsi, Elx200-18Sp, Erm, Certificate No. 07688-Sutel-Dgc-2017 Certificate 203KB Dec 18, 2019
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ELX200-18S Engineering Data Sheet EN 1.37MB Apr 16, 2019
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ELX200 Project File Example for IRIS-Net ZIP 10.16MB Oct 26, 2017
IRIS-Net 4.0.0 EXE 405.22MB Sep 3, 2018
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ELX200 Passive Loudspeakers Installation Manual EN 22.48MB Apr 16, 2019
Altavoces pasivos ELX200 Manual ES 8.28MB Jul 23, 2019
Alto-falantes passivos ELX200 Manual PT 8.28MB Jul 23, 2019
ELX200 パッシブスピーカー マニュアル JA 8.39MB Jul 23, 2019
ELX200 无源扬声器 说明书 ZH 8.49MB Jul 23, 2019
ELX200 패시브형 라우드스피커 설치 매뉴얼 KO 8.34MB Jul 23, 2019
ELX200-Passivlautsprecher Benutzerhandbuch DE 8.28MB Jul 23, 2019
Enceintes passives ELX200 Guide FR 8.29MB Jul 23, 2019
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EV ELX200 DJM09 Aug17 4C FullRights FullRes 679KB Aug 28, 2017

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Name Language Size Date
Warranty conditions for Electro-Voice products in North America EN 160KB Sep 14, 2020
General Terms & Conditions of Deliver for Export Business EN 57KB Nov 26, 2014
Allgemeine Lieferbedingungen DE 184KB Nov 30, 2016
Name Language Size Date
Audio 101 - Basic Audio Terminology EN 2.74MB Dec 13, 2012
Audio 101 - Loudspeaker Basics EN 3.02MB Dec 13, 2012
PA Bible 11: Portable Sound Systems for the Small Club EN 470KB Dec 26, 2007
The EV PA Bible EN 1.14MB Dec 26, 2007
The PA Bible Chapter Zero EN 1.14MB Jun 11, 2018

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