Speakers produced by Electro-Voice have been amongst the most popular on the market for decades, positioning them as one of THE premier voices in professional sound reinforcement. Their ZLX series is continues that trend. combining EV's proprietary drivers and top-flight DSP with loads of power to produce a box that excels as a front-of-house PA speaker, a wedge monitor, a DJ rig, a stand-alone PA box, or in a permanent installation.
Electro Voice ZLX12P Powered Loudspeaker Features
The ZLX12P 12-inch Two-Way Powered Loudspeaker
- 12 inch woofer and 1.5 inch high-frequency titanium compression driver
- LCD display and unique single-knob DSP control with presets – quickly optimize ZLX to suit your performance style and space
- Input level meters and independent amplifier control- ensure optimal gain structure in seconds
- Custom-built 1000-W Class-D amplifier for best-in-class sound
- Lightweight, 34.3 lbs, super-durable composite construction
- Unique hi/lo grip design for effortless pole mounting and portability
- Patented split-baffle design for superior driver time alignment and enhanced sonic impact and intelligibility
Delivering performance well beyond what you’d expect from a speaker of this size, the ZLX12P produces an impressive 1000 watts for a maximum SPL of 126 dB. Consistent coverage is realized courtesy of ZLX’s Constant Directivity Waveguide’s firm control of the high frequencies, while Electro-Voice’s patented split-baffle design of the ZLX keeps a tight rein on phase cancellation anomalies. Optimized driver time-alignment maximizes direct impact from 50 Hz – 20 kHz, delivering uniform response across the audible frequency spectrum.
Weighing in at just over 34 lbs, the lightweight, resilient composite-constructed enclosure features top and side-mounted “Hi-Low” grips for easy transport and pole mounting, and the black powder-coated 18-gauge steel grille securely protects the components within.
Loaded with a 12” Electro-Voice EVS-12K woofer, the ZLX12P is capable of reproducing low-frequency tones all the way down to 50 Hz. The high end is handled by EV’s 1.5” high-frequency titanium compression driver, the DH-1K, and extends up to 20 kHz. The powerful 1000-watt Class-D amplifier offers an abundance of headroom yet is extremely light, contributing to the exceptional portability of this cabinet.
The Back Panel
Beneath the clean and sleek back panel lies a wealth of processing power. Use the one-touch knob (defaults to Master Volume) to scroll through and select ZLX12P’s menu options as they appear on the bright blue LCD screen. Here you’ll find handy presets that optimize the cabinet for music, live, speech, and club use. Two dual-function XLR-1/4” combo jacks with independent gain controls guarantee compatibility with the most popular plug types and just about any input level. And the 3.5 mm input jack is perfect for connecting a tablet or phone for simple audio playback. There’s even a male XLR output for daisy-chaining multiple cabinets together with ease.
Best in Class
A rugged, compact, reliable and powerful sound reinforcement solution, the versatile ZLX-12P outperforms everything else in its class. Electro-Voice boasts that ZLX are “The best-selling speakers in the world.” With such a comprehensive and advanced set of features, we’ve no reason to doubt them.