Electro-Voice EKX-18S Passive, Unpowered Subwoofer Speaker (1x18")

Electro-Voice EKX-18S Passive, Unpowered Subwoofer Speaker (1x18")

Live sound isn't the same without some powerful bass filling up the venue. The EV EKX-18S subwoofer pumps out up to 134 dB SPL through its 18" driver. Unpowered. Requires separate power amplifier.

ElectroVoice Eliminator i Sub E Subwoofer (400 Watts, 1x18 in.)

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18-inch sub with 400 watts continuous power handling. Neutrik Speakon connectors.

18-inch sub with 400 watts continuous, 1,600 watts peak power handling. Built-in passive crossover and unique acoustical design allows parallel operation with Eliminator i or Eliminator i Double on a single amplifier channel. Tour-proven cast-frame DL18MT woofer delivers solid bass and reliable performance. Strong, light RoadWood enclosure is covered in industrial-grade black carpet that resists damage from transportation. Comes with corner protectors, EV's comfort-lift handles, metal stand mount and 18-inch steel pole to elevate satellite speaker.

Designed to form a high-level,wide-range system with the Eliminator full-range system

400-watt long-term power rating

Integral, passive crossover filter combined with unique acoustic design allows parallel operation with full-range systems for added bass response

18-inch steel pole included for elevating EV Eliminator full-range system.

Frequency range (-10dB): 38-100 Hz

Recommended high-pass frequency: 40-50 Hz (18 dB/octave)

Axial sensitivity SPL 1 W / 1 m: 100 dB

Maximum SPL / 1 m (calc.); full space: 134 dB

Continuous power handling: 400 W

Peak power handling: 800-1000 W

Coverage (nominal -6 dB) H x V degrees: essentially omni

LF woofer (transducer): 18 in. DL18MT

HF throat diameter (transducer): 1 in DH2010A

Nominal impedance: 8 ohms

Minimum impedance: 5.1 ohms

Input connections: Neutrik Speakon

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-289-0096

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars. (8 ratings)
Submitted June 5, 2009
"EV Eliminator"
Overall: 4 out of 5 stars
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Not the Highest output, not the cheapest, but great quality, backed up by the EV name. Good sound. Well Built. Good Value. For the right application, This sub is hard to beat.
Decent Lows. Great for DJ, Decent for Live Sound. My mixer allows me to run a sub out and add only the channels that I want to go out to my subs. That helps take the slight muddy-ness out of these subs in a Live Sound Application
Uh....its a sub. It has Inputs....and a speaker...... It does have nice recessed handles. Im nit-picking....but some casters would be nice.....oh well. I added my own.
Ease of Use
Plug it in.
I blew my first one up. Was not overdriving it, it was not too loud, it just blew......but the replacement has worked great ever since. (lemon??) The 1/4 jack nuts kept loosening up...i finally loc-tited them to keep them on.
EV is a great brand, with Great products. This sub is Good for what it is. I normally custom build my own cabinets and load them with high quality drivers. However, I needed something small, portable, and affordable for a small PA system for small Venues/DJ gigs. These subs have worked fine for that.
Manufacturer Support
they replaced my defective sub!
The Wow Factor
Cooler looking than the normal square subs from other manufactures. Other than that, its a black carpeted rectangle. Not too much to look at.
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