The SXP218 achieves the ultimate in subwoofer performance for the most demanding professional applications, delivering very high output levels and superb transient performance with minimal distortion. With an operating range of 35Hz-150Hz +/-3dB, it houses dual 18″ long-excursion (460mm)/4″ (100mm) voice coil drivers with water-resistant cones and triple roll surrounds. The design of the 18″ drivers maximises output while minimising power compression and distortion, and the eight reflex ports have a large frontal area to reduce turbulent air noise at very high levels. With a prodigious maximum SPL capability of 143dB peak at 1 metre, the SXP218 is the ideal subwoofer for touring sound reinforcement, theatre and portable live sound applications – as well as premium installations – that require low frequency augmentation with low distortion at very high output levels.

A self-powered system, the SXP218 incorporates a Class D amplifier, DSP and Dante digital audio networking – simplifying set-up, enhancing control and eliminating amplifier racks. The onboard amplifier delivers a total of 4000W peak output to the drivers, and its switched-mode power supply auto-ranges to global mains voltages from 100 to 240V 50/60Hz. DSP functions – including parametric EQ, delay, muting, gain and preset selection – can be controlled over Ethernet from a PC or Windows tablet via intuitive VU-NET proprietary software.