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Electro-Voice EKX18SP 18" 1300 Watt Powered Subwoofer

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Product Description

Putting together a new sound system? Build from the bottom up with an excellent subwoofer offering plenty of power. Upgrading your current PA? Take a load off your existing components and let your new powered subwoofer do the heavy lifting. Whatever your needs, the EKX18SP from Electro-Voice has it all. Gobs of incredibly clean digital power. A massive low-frequency transducer. Robust cabinetry packed with innovations. And of course, the best-in-class QuickSmartDSP circuitry with Cardioid Control Technology. When you need to produce maximum sonic impact with minimal effort, let American Musical Supply be your trusted source for the entire Electro-Voice line of professional loudspeaker products – including the EKX18SP Powered Sub.

Electro Voice EKX-18SP Powered Subwoofer Feature

  • 1300 Watts 
    • Clean, reliable digital power
    • Energy-efficient design 
    • Lighter weight aids portability
  • Massive EVS-C Transducer 
    • 18" Low-frequency bass speaker 
    • Intelligent Thermal Management protects the voice coil 
    • Slotted bass ports minimize distortion and extend bass response
  • QuickSmartDSP Processing 
    • XLR+1/4" TRS combo input jacks (x2); XLR outputs (x2) 
    • Back-lit LCD panel with single, multi-function knob 
    • Quickly set up and optimize the EKX18SP for peak performance 
    • Control crossover points and select playback modes 
    • Cardioid Control Technology minimizes onstage bass build-up 
    • Save, store, and recall your custom settings
  • Robust Cabinet Construction 
    • 15mm plywood construction 
    • Rugged EV Coat finish 
    • 18 AWG powder-coated steel grilles 
    • Threaded M20 pole mount receptor 
    • Recessed deep-scoop handles
The Bottom Line
Adding a subwoofer may be one of the best investments you can make to improve your live sound, whether starting from scratch or enhancing your existing system. And it’s not just about adding more bass. Using a powered subwoofer minimizes the load placed on other amplifiers and speakers in the system, improving intelligibility and minimizing distortion. Additionally, utilizing a subwoofer isolates low frequencies, enhancing separation and increasing overall coverage of your performance area. The Electro-Voice EKX18SP is a self-powered subwoofer offering 1300 watts of efficient digital power driving an 18" EVS-C transducer. The components are top-shelf, the cabinetry and construction are ready for the road, and the exclusive QuickSmartDSP circuitry offers all the processing tools needed to sound your very best.

A Sub of Substance
The Electro-Voice EKX18SP is constructed using 15mm plywood and finished with an exclusive scuff-resistant EV Coat surface. Powder-coated 18 AWG steel grilles provide excellent protection. Deep-scoop recessed steel handles allow the EKX18SP to be moved with ease. A threaded M20 pole socket provides a solid base for elevating your mid/high speakers, thereby improving clarity and coverage. Slotted bass porting reduces distortion and provides tighter bass response. Inside, you’ll find a custom-designed EVS-C 18" bass transducer providing some serious muscle to push out those all-important lows. Lightweight, reliable, and energy efficient, the onboard digital amplifier delivers 1300 watts of power. Intelligent Thermal Management relies on multiple sensors tied to a variable-speed fan that keeps everything running cool and protects the voice coil. Input 1 and Input 2 are both equipped with individual XLR+1/4" TRS combo input jacks; an XLR output for each input is also provided for passing the signal along to the midrange and high frequency loudspeakers in your system.

Exclusive QuickSmartDSP
Accessed via the multi-function Master Volume knob and paired with an easy-to-read LCD screen, the QuickSmartDSP provides user access to sound-enhancing circuitry that ensures optimum performance in any venue. When using a subwoofer, it is important to select the correct crossover frequency. The EKX18SP offers crossover points of 80Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, and 150Hz. In addition, there are also crossover points that were designed to specifically match other Electro-Voice portable sound products, including 12" and 15" powered loudspeakers in the EKX, ELX, and ZLX families. Other DSP options include choosing the program mode, such as music playback (MUSIC), live sound (LIVE), or club use (EDM). Cardioid Control Technology allows multiple EKX18SP powered subwoofers to be deployed in a single sound system, increasing bass coverage for the listening audience while reducing bass buildup in the stage area. Up to five custom settings can be stored and recalled on demand, while the Lock feature prevents unintentional altering of any settings. Additional menus control the LCD’s brightness, contrast, and dimming time for convenient viewing, as well as parameters for the Power LED, which can be set to indicate On or Off, or may be used as a Peak/Limiter indicator.

Keep it protected!
Protect the EKX18SP sub with a stylish and durable Electro Voice EKX18SCVR Padded Cover! (sold separately) Proudly displaying the bold E-V logo, this cover blocks dirt, dust, and the elements and helps to negate the effects of bumps and impacts. All of this while allowing access to the hand grips for easy transportation.

Product Specifications
Electro Voice EKX-18SP Powered Subwoofer Specifications
  • Connector Type: (2) XLR/TRS combo jacks and (2) XLR link outputs
  • Enclosure Material: 15 mm, plywood with EVCoat
  • Frequency Response (-10 dB): 35 Hz - 180 Hz Half Space Measurement
  • Frequency Response (-3 dB): 40 Hz - 150 Hz Half Space Measurement
  • Grill: 18 AWG steel with powdercoat
  • LF Transducer: EVS-18C 457 mm (18 in)
  • Low Pass Frequency: Adjustable: 80 Hz, 100 Hz, 120 Hz, 150 Hz
  • Maximum SPL: 134 dB peak dB Maximum SPL is measured at 1 m using broadband pink noise at maximum output.
  • Power Consumption: 1.8 A Current rating is 1/8 power
  • Power Rating: 1300 watts
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 20.47 x 23.86 x 24.09 inches
  • Weight: 32.8 kg (72.31 lbs)
Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  800-289-0096 Warranty:  5 Years Non-Powered Speakers; 3 Years Powered Speakers; 3 Years Electronics; 3 Years Wired Microphones; 2 Years Wireless Microphones
Arlene Diaz, Coleshanisha@yahoo.com Submitted: 7/22/2018
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Great Purchase, Well worth the money
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Can never go wrong with Electro voice. The sound quality phenomenal!
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Thomas myers Submitted: 7/22/2018
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Phenomenal
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Had only one and got several comments. Bought another one and wow as a pair there perfection.
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Daniel Macias Submitted: 7/22/2018
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This subwoofer has stepped up my dj’ing game.
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This subwoofer is amazing. And for the price plus free shipping and no interest loan. You can’t go wrong with this subwoofer or American musical supply. Match made in heaven.
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Francisco Ruiz Submitted: 7/22/2018
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Love the sound.
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Definitely the best subwoofer in its class, awesome bass and sound and a nice add on to my EKX-12p. Will buy a complete set soon.
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Curtis Submitted: 7/21/2018
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Thumping Bass
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I absolutely LOVE this sub. Got it to match up with an EV 15" Elx..and this thing pound through my flesh and into my soul..lol. Its quite incredible. I keep setting at "0" and even then, it wants to blow my socks off. You certainly will NOT regret getting one if you need to add a pounding bass to your system.
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Dr. Eric Kirkman Submitted: 7/21/2018
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These things will move some air!
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These are some great subs, and I LOVE the pre settings that sync with the pole speakers. We’ve played a gig at the Huntsville Space and Rocket Museum and these filled the entire museum!
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Dj CC Submitted: 7/21/2018
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Deep and Clean House Quaking Bass!!!!
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I love this sub. It fills the room with deep clean bass. Quick and Easy to setup, easy to transport. One sub does well. Im in the process of purchasing another. Purchase these, you won’t regret it.
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ANTHONY MENDEZ Submitted: 4/24/2018
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LOVE THESE SUBS
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I add these subs to my EKX 15 collection... worth every penny invested! These subs give a better sound quality.
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MICHAEL Roundtree Submitted: 4/7/2018
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I love this sub
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I wish I had gotten one of these along time ago
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Shawn Submitted: 3/16/2018
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Great subwoofer
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Great product at a great price fast shipping
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