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Electro-Voice ETX-18SP Powered Subwoofer

 
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ETX-18SP from Electro-Voice is a powered subwoofer and can be used in a variety of portable and permanent applications.

Legendary EV sound and performance
Inside each low-profile, tour-grade wood enclosure are a range of unique new features that set ETX Powered Loudspeakers apart, combining intelligent technology and innovative industrial design for spectacular results across all applications. EV-engineered high-efficiency transducers and high-powered Class-D amplifiers, Signal Synchronized Transducers (SST) waveguide design and smart FIR-Drive DSP all work together to provide peerless EV sound quality and precise coverage at the highest SPLs.

  • 18-inch DVX woofer for extended low-frequency response
  • 1800 W Class-D power amplifier with integrated FIR-Drive DSP
  • 135 dB peak SPL
  • Single-knob DSP includes presets for multiple configurations and top+sub combinations (performance style, locations, and space)
  • Special DSP preset for true cardioid performance across the full operating bandwidth
  • Loudspeaker system performance monitoring via integrated LCD and front panel LED
  • Combo pole cup (insert and threaded) for use with the ETX Powered Loudspeaker two-way models
  • Enclosure includes removable casters

True cardioid DSP preset delivers true cardioid response across all frequencies. The DSP (Digital Signal Processing) menus offer extensive configurations, crossovers, true cardioid presets, protection limiters, EQ mode, and a lock out mode that prevents casual changes to the system. Loudspeaker system performance is optimized via an LCD screen.

The enclosure is constructed out of 18-mm, 13-ply birch plywood finished with EVCoat. Also includes professional-grade castors, and combination pole mount receptacle for threaded and unthreaded loudspeaker poles.

Get your Electro-Voice ETX-18SP Powered Subwoofer today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • ETX-18SP Powered Subwoofer
  • Power Cable
  • Owner's ManualETX-18SP Subwoofer
    (4) Casters
    Owner's Manual

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Electro-VoiceETX-18SP Powered Subwoofer
 
4.9

(based on 29 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (4)
  • Good power output (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (6)
  • Church (4)
  • Live (3)
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5.0

One of the best on the market

By 

from Indianapolis, IN

Staff Reviewer

Comments about Electro-Voice ETX-18SP Powered Subwoofer:

The ETX 18 Sub is hands down one of my favorite powered Subs out on the market. Its unbelievably powerful, with 2000 watts of power on tap for any need. Also the fact that you can tune each individual speaker to the room. These subs are without a doubt m go to recommendation for any application. This is a real hands on product review from Andy @ Sam Ash Indianapolis

 
5.0

Amazing bass!

By 

from Buffalo Grove, IL

Staff Reviewer

Comments about Electro-Voice ETX-18SP Powered Subwoofer:

Wow what a subwoofer. This sub is not only loud but it projects very well into a crowd. With an 18" driver this will also reproduce lows really accurately.

This is a real hands on product review from Ken @ Sam Ash Buffalo Grove

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5.0

Amazing bass for live settings

By 

from Buffalo Grove, Il

Staff Reviewer

Pros

  • Clear Response
  • Crossover
  • Dsp
  • Powerful Lows
  • Wheels

Cons

  • none

Best Uses

  • DJ
  • Live

Comments about Electro-Voice ETX-18SP Powered Subwoofer:

This sub is incredible for your smaller and bigger gigs. I've done some shows with two subs and the bass was so strong and pushed very well I was happy I could easily cut the level so it wasn't to strong. One sub can easily handle a room of 200 people or more depending on the setup. Overall the best sub Ive used in recent years. Hands on review by Branden Sam Ash Buffalo Grove.

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5.0

GREAT SUB!!!

By 

from Cerritos, CA

Staff Reviewer

Pros

  • Big sound
  • Powerful Lows
  • Wheels Attached

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concert Venues
    • Indoor events
    • Night clubs
    • Outdoor Events

    Comments about Electro-Voice ETX-18SP Powered Subwoofer:

    This sub has a big and powerful sound. You can hear fill up the room and you can really feel it too. This is my favorite sub.This is a real hands on product review from Rob@ Sam Ash Cerritos

     
    5.0

    All About That Bass!

    By 

    from Huntington, NY

    Staff Reviewer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • heavy bass
    • Lcd Monitoring
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Parties
      • Pro Sound

      Comments about Electro-Voice ETX-18SP Powered Subwoofer:

      If you need a little (or a lot) extra bass, this monster of a sub-woofer will not disappoint. Take your low end to the next level. LCD monitoring is the icing on the cake.

       
      5.0

      Very powerful, still crystal clear.

      By 

      from Sam Ash, Orlando Colonial

      Verified Reviewer

      Comments about Electro-Voice ETX-18SP Powered Subwoofer:

      WOW, this speaker is just killer! I have been letting my friend use one of these in my friends mobile dj setup along with a pair of jbl prx712 top cabinets and it compliments it very well. In Fact, a few weeks ago we did a gig with about 150-200 people on the dance floor in an outdoor venue, it was under a tent, but everything was loud and clear. The bass for just one sub is impressive enough. I did turn down the eq at 30hz to get a little more output. Every other outdoor gig we have done I have had more than enough output and can't believe how much really low bass this thing cranks out. Definitely recommend to anyone who needs more bass and low end in their life.

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      5.0

      Wow!

      By 

      from Rancho Cucamonga, Ca

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Dsp
      • LCD screen
      • Powered
      • Rugged build
      • Wheels On Back

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bands
        • Churches
        • Larger Venue
        • Mobile DJ
        • Production Company

        Comments about Electro-Voice ETX-18SP Powered Subwoofer:

        Really nice sound. 1800 Watts class D amp. EV has integrated an LCD screen to give better accurance to the settings. There is also EQ curve and top/sub configurations. These controls adjust automatically to give you the best sound for your rig. Wheels on the back protects the LCD screen and makes this sub easily mobile. 135 db peak SPL. Huge output!!! Look out QSC KW, got some competition.

        This is a real hands on product review from Brian @ Sam Ash Ontario.

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        5.0

        great lows

        By 

        from Cincinnati,OH

        Staff Reviewer

        Pros

        • Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Club

          Comments about Electro-Voice ETX-18SP Powered Subwoofer:

          A really nice 18 inch sub that can handle plenty of bass and produces clear tones. Well constructed and easy to move with the casters. I was impressed with the onboard lcd screen and tweek controls that it offers. Great for any large practice space or medium size club. This is a real hands on review from Eric @ Sam Ash Cincinnati.

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          5.0

          best sub we carry for the price

          By 

          from Cerritos,CA

          Staff Reviewer

          Comments about Electro-Voice ETX-18SP Powered Subwoofer:

          this thing will fill a room with 500 plus people...add another and, mMmmm. it will vibrate your soul.

          this has been another hands on demo by yours truly

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          5.0

          Monster bass!

          By 

          from Lyndhurst, Ohio

          Staff Reviewer

          Pros

          • Deep bass
          • Portable
          • Robust

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • band
            • DJ
            • House Of Worship

            Comments about Electro-Voice ETX-18SP Powered Subwoofer:

            EV has done it again with this amazing sub. Thankfully they put it on wheels to make it portable. The box is made of birch and is super solid. This box has huge bass andreally adds some feel to the music. They made the DSP on the back really easy to use as well so anyone can figure it out. They give you defaults to optimize your speakers performance. There is nothing in this price range that can compete with it. I am a reviewer for Sam Ash Music, Lyndhurst.

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            Power Rating 1800 W
            Material Multi-ply hardwood
            Series ETX ,  ETX
            Model 18SP ,  18SP
            Maximum SPL 135 dB
            Frequency Range 28 Hz – 180 Hz
            Dimensions 21.65"H x 26.57"W x 35.83"D
            Connections (2) XLR/TRS Combo Jack and (2) XLR link Output
            Weight 114.2 lbs
            LF Driver Size 18"
            LF Driver Material DVX3180A 457 m
            Weight 114.2 lbs.
            Dimensions 22"H x 27"W x 36"D
            Warranty Info:

            The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for five years and labor for five years from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.