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Cerwin-Vega EL36C Earthquake Passive Subwoofer (1000 Watts, 1x18"), New

Trigger a tremor with the Cerwin-Vega Earthquake. This passive subwoofer features 6.5 feet of folded horn and 1000W peak power to deliver tremendous bass. (8) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

The EL-36C "Earthquake" delivers outstanding audio performance and legendary Cerwin-Vega bass that will turn any environment into an earthquake zone!

With six and a half feet of folded horn chamber length in the cabinet, the EL-36C Folded Horn Subwoofer has bass frequency extension similar to a 36-inch driver with even more SPL performance than its predecessor, the extremely popular EL-36B.

A striking die cast door has improved heat dissipation capabilities. Acoustic impedance balancing reduces cone rocking and distortion. The curved horn mouth bracing provides a smoother frequency response. Enhanced front corner bracing plus a deep, reinforced pole offer additional durability and reliability. Perfect for live sound, mobile DJs, and club applications.

Features

- Six and a half feet of folded horn chamber length in the cabinet
- Thunderous bass frequency extension similar to a 36" driver
- Rugged cast aluminum C-Series door has improved heat dissipation capabilities
- Rounded horn mouth creates smoother frequency response
- Acoustic impedance balancing reduces cone rocking and distortion
- Steel front corner bracing to improve cabinet strength
- Redesigned durable Multi-ply construction
- An extra-deep, reinforced pole cup that keeps pole-mounted speakers stable
- Integrated wheels and a Cerwin-Vega ergonomic handle for easier transportability
- Optimized for use with all Cerwin-Vega full range top cabinets to create dedicated system solutions

Folded Horn Technology

Cerwin-Vega's folded horn subwoofer systems utilize an incredibly efficient folded hyperbolic horn design. This enables the enclosure to contain a longer sound path which amplifies the bass frequencies while keeping the enclosure compact in size for portability. The path length and flare rate delivers bone crushing low-end down to 30Hz.

The design of practical, portable bass horns has always challenged audio engineers because low frequency wavelengths are so large (e.g., 22.5 ft/6.9 m at 50 Hz) that they require a long horn. The challenge to reduce the horn's dimensions without decreasing its length results in a technique that involves "folding" the horn. This technique collapses the physical dimensions of the horn without reducing its length by physically folding the horn within a cabinet.

The Cerwin-Vega folded horns have been acoustically optimized to achieve high output and low distortion while maintaining clarity and impact. Special attention to rear chamber, throat geometry, and horn profile results in a folded horn design that doesn't exhibit the typical horn coloration of competing products.

Cerwin-Vega folded horns, on average, produce 6 dB more output at 1 watt than a dual 18" vented box. This result is four times the output with half the number of drivers. Purchase costs are drastically reduced due to the need for fewer cabinets. A smaller number of cabinets is able to deliver a superior level of clean clear bass. Powering far fewer cabinets yields large cost savings in amplification. The net result is loud sub bass that moves enough air to blow the hairpiece off the competition.

Enhanced Portability

Of course, the C-Series folded horn systems have integrated wheels and a Cerwin-Vega ergonomic handle for easier transportability. The ergonomic design allows the C-Series to be moved by a single person.

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Specifications
- Frequency Response: 30 Hz - 300 Hz
- Power Capacity: 500W (RMS) 1000 Peak
- Recommended Amplifier Power: 750 w - 1000 w @ 8 ohms
- Input Connectors: 1/4 in. Phono, Speakon
- Sensitivity (1 w /1 m): 106 dB
- Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms
- Maximum SPL: 138 dB
- Dimensions (H x W x D): 36 x 24 x 36 in. 91.4 cm x 61 cm x 91.4 cm
- Weight: 159.3 lbs / 72.2 kg
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
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Shipping Weight: 148 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 39 x 38 x 26 in
Pair
Shipping Weight: 296 lbs
Customer Reviews
4.5 out of 5 (8 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Best sub you will find for $700!!"
Sound: The sound is amazing, I own a pair of SP-2's for mids and highs and this sub is perfect!! Feature: Plug and play. Ease of Use: I gave this a 9 because they are very big and heavy, but the sound they put out is well worth it. I load it in and out of my van by myself, it's hard but I can do it. Quality: Very well built, I use them a lot and have had no problems. Value: The amount of bass you get is well worth the cost, LOUD!!! Manufacturer Support: Have not needed it. The Wow Factor: I think the subs look fantastic, use a short pole and put your mains on top, great looking setup. Overall: I bought one, and love it. I am going to be buying 2 more. I run a RMX-1450 bridged and it is awesome. You will need a trailer or a van to transport them, but it is worth it.
Style of Music: Rap / Rock
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Overall: Very happy with this model. For the extra $100 you get more bass (I also have the Jr. Earthquake). I tried them out at home and they sound great. Will do my first gig with them tomorrow and looking forward to it! Very heavy speakers but the 4 casters that are included help.
Style of Music: Everything.
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