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JBL VTX B18 Arrayable Subwoofer
JBL VTX B18 18-Inch Flyable Subwoofer

JBL VTX B18 18-Inch Flyable Subwoofer

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The VTX B18 is JBL Professional's next-generation single 18" subwoofer, designed to complement VTX full-range sound reinforcement systems. The VTX B18 features JBL's new 2288H 18" woofer, engineered for improved linearity, increased sensitivity and extra-long excursion. The 2288H is based on JBL's Differential Drive, dual voice coil, dual-gap technology, which delivers better heat dissipation, lower power compression and wider dynamic range than conventional single-coil designs. The B18 incorporates JBL's patented Slip Stream™ double-flared exponential low-frequency port design to improve airflow and reduce audible turbulence, even at maximum excursion. The B18 shares the industrial design of the JBL's VTX A-Series products and has the same width and suspension hardware as the VTX A8, allowing the two products to be used together in a variety of flown or ground-stacked configurations. The VTX B18 can be deployed in omni-directional or cardioid configurations, in arrays of up to 16 enclosures.

JBL VTX B18 Features

  • New JBL 2288 transducer offers increased sensitivity, lower distortion and improved linearity
  • JBL SlipStream™ double-flared exponential ports for reduced noise and air turbulence
  • Built-in, easy to use, spring-loaded rigging system
  • Support for omnidirectional and cardioid array configurations
  • Front and rear NL4 connectors streamline cable management
  • Channel-selection switch minimizes wiring requirements
  • Mechanically compatible with the VTX A8 and all A8 suspension accessories
  • Full integration with JBL system prediction and control software
  • Comprehensive mounting accessories expand configuration options
  • Compact design
  • VTX B18 Arrayable Subwoofer1
  • Frequency Range (-10dB) 28Hz - 80Hz (Preset: VTX B18 80)
  • Coverage Pattern Omni-directional or Cardioid
  • Maximum SPL (1m) 135dB (Preset: VTX B18 80)
  • System Processing Crown Audio I-Tech HD
  • Nominal Impedance 8 ohms
  • LF Driver (1) JBL 2288H 18-inch woofer
  • Enclosure Finnish birch plywood, Black DuraFlex finish, six integral recessed handles
  • Dimensions (H x W x D)21.7 x 29.9 x 29 in (552 x 761 x 737 mm)
  • Net Weight (each)149 lbs (67.5 kg)

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