The EKX series combines legendary EV sound quality and reliability with the latest technology - all in a compact package suitable for a wide range of sound reinforcement scenarios, including musicians/DJs and live/club/installed sound applications. The EKX series features eight models (four powered and four passive), including 12" and 15" two-way models and 15" and 18" subwoofers. EKX is positioned above the ZLX and ELX series and below the ETX series.
If you want to maximize your performance with killer sound and best-in-class features, the Electro-Voice EKX-18SP is a great way to do it. Experience powerful bass and room-shaking volume, courtesy of a 18" woofer and 1,300-watt amplifier. Benefit from low distortion and superior bass extension, thanks to the EKX-18SP's large slot ports. Enjoy a 35dB reduction in stage noise, thanks to EV's exclusive Cardioid Control Technology. Digital signal processing provides convenient presets, system-match crossovers, and more. The Electro-Voice EKX-18P's rugged wood enclosure was built for hard touring, and multiple mounting points make installation a breeze.
The EKX-18P features two XLR/TRS inputs that accommodate the connection of just about any piece of gear. Flexible gain controls and a convenient clip indicator make calibrating your sound a piece of cake. The EKX-18P is linkable to a speaker or another sub via a pair of Output jacks.
It's easy to achieve a great-sounding performance with the Electro-Voice EKX-18SP. Its high-efficiency Class D power amplifier yields a maximum SPL of 134dB — more than enough to shake the rafters. Large slot ports deliver low distortion and superior bass extension. QuickSmartDSP provides effective system optimization with presets for your application (Music, Live, and Club) and location (Normal and Cardioid). On top of that, EV's Cardioid Control Technology provides a 35dB reduction in stage noise when multiple subwoofers are deployed.
Electro-Voice's EKX Series combines first-rate sound quality with state-of-the-art technology. Great for portable and installed applications alike, these speakers cover a wide range of sound reinforcement needs. Top-quality components, EV's exclusive Cardioid Control Technology, efficient Class D amplifiers, and OuickSmartDSP processing combine to deliver precise coverage and first-class sound. And industrial-strength wood enclosures with durable EVCoat finish ensure that your speakers can endure the rigors of live use. At Music Experience, we've found that these speakers work great in any application. You can expect top performance from the EKX Series.
The EKX-18SP from Electro-Voice is a powered subwoofer suitable for live-music and DJ purposes. It features a 1300W class D amplifier capable of delivering up to 134 dB of peak SPL, utilizing its EV transducer for this express purpose.
Via the single-knob user interface and backlit LCD navigation screen, you can easily manipulate its on-board QuickSmartDSP processing. Cardioid Control Technology allows you to steer signal towards the audience while simultaneously providing up to 35 dB of sound reduction on stage.
An intelligent thermal management system automatically adjusts the variable-speed fan by means of built-in sensors. With two XLR outputs, you can easily integrate the EKX-18SP with additional loudspeakers and subwoofers. The subwoofer boasts large slot ports to facilitate low distortion and low-frequency extension, as well as a metal grille reinforcement bar and an M20 threaded pole-mount plate.
|LF Driver Size||1 x 18" EVS-18C subwoofer|
|Inputs||2 x XLR-1/4" combo|
|Outputs||2 x XLR|
|Frequency Response||40Hz-150Hz (-3 dB), 35Hz-180Hz (-10dB)|
|Crossover Frequency||Low Pass adjustable (80Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 150Hz)|
|Maximum Peak SPL||134 dB SPL @ 1m|
|Signal Processing||QuickSmart DSP|
|Enclosure Material||15mm plywood with EV coat and 18 gauge steel grille|
|Manufacturer Part Number||F.01U.303.389|