The Samson Resound VX8.1 is a portable column array system that delivers premium sound in a sleek, easy-to-transport package; perfect for mobile DJs, bands, singer-songwriters or anywhere high-quality sound reinforcement is needed. This active 700-watt system includes eight 3.5″ drivers arranged in an interlocking, 2-segment column array, coupled (via an extension segment) with a 12″ subwoofer for 120°–200° of horizontal coverage. In addition to exceptional power, the system’s Class D amplifier offers onboard 4-preset DSP processing. A 3-channel mixer includes connections for microphones, instruments and line devices, while music can be streamed via Bluetooth®. Plus, a Thru output lets you daisy-chain additional VX8.1 systems to expand your sound.

Is my Samson Resound VX8.1 Column Array System good for my traveling gigs?

Constructed of solid plywood with textured paint and steel grilles, the VX8.1 is durable to handle from gig to gig. In addition, the system’s interlocking components make setup a breeze, with no need for cables or stands. Plus, a Thru output enables the ability to integrate a second VX8.1 system and further expand your sound.

What features does the Samson Resound VX8.1 offer?


Column Coverage: Eight 3.5″ drivers are arranged in an interlocking, 2-segment column array, coupled (via an extension segment) with a 12″ subwoofer that can produce up to 125dB SPL. To ensure sound is delivered across an entire audience, the VX8.1 provides a horizontal coverage angle of 120° with the full array in center position, as well as 200° with the two array segments rotated in opposite directions. Meanwhile, the system’s subwoofer delivers tight low end down to 40Hz.

Power and Connection: Featuring a lightweight Class D amplifier that delivers 700 watts of power to the system (350W Sub / 350W Array), not to mention onboard 4-preset (Music, Live, Speech, DJ) DSP processing, the VX8.1 has what it takes to fill large rooms with stunning sound. Its 3-channel mixer includes connections for microphones, instruments and line devices. Also, backing tracks or music playback can be conveniently streamed via Bluetooth® from any mobile device.

What are my accessory upgrades for the Samson Resound VX8.1?

MixPad® MXP Series Analog Stereo Mixers with Effects and USB


(Q7x or Q8x) Professional Dynamic Vocal Microphones (Shown Left and Right)







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Matthew is a recent hire for the Sam Ash Music Company. Before Sam Ash he worked at various other large scale e-commerce companies bundling listings, marketing products, and making more effective sales strategies. Before that he acquired his Series 7 blue sky trading license as well as a Series 63 for United States bond and debt trading in order to perform vertical arbitrages and move fixed income securities, mortgage back obligations, and perform the sale of stocks. At Sam Ash he specializes in building packages that are affordable yet are packed with performance. The e-commerce platforms he works on are Amazon, E-bay, Newegg, Walmart and more. He graduated from Stony Brook with a Bachelor’s of Economics Degree and a minor in Supply Chain Management. Matthew also played the upright double bass to an All-County and All-Long Island level where he played for LISFA (Long Island String Festival Association) every year in high school. The combination of high end musical gear and the want to get it to valued customers at a fantastic deal is what drives Matthew every day to do more. He attends the International Conference for Game Theory Economics at Stony Brook every year where he hones in on his craft further and hopes to one day he will get his doctorate and contribute to economic theory and forethought on an international stage