Electro-Voice introduces ZX1-Sub

Electro-Voice has added to its family of ZX loudspeakers with the introduction of the passive 12” ZX1-Sub.

Built for use in both mobile applications and fixed installations, the ZX1-Sub comes with a range of features designed to provide optimum all round performance.

Its EV-engineered 12” EVS-12S woofer operates in the 42 Hz to 200 Hz (-10 dB) frequency range and offers a frequency response of 53 Hz-125 Hz (-3 dB). The nominal impedance of the subwoofer is eight ohms and its maximum sound pressure level is 127 dB.

A 15mm-thick internally braced wooden enclosure with two side handles, a structured coating and a steel grille is aimed at ensuring both reliable performance and durability in day-to-day use. The ZX1-Sub’s two recessed NL4-type connectors are wired in parallel, allowing the input signal to be looped through and making it possible to operate full-range loudspeakers such as the ZX1 together with the ZX1-Sub using a single amplifier channel. Furthermore, with dimensions of 40 x 44 x 46 cm, the latest member of the ZX series weighs-in at just under 20 kilos.

Product Marketing manager of ProSound EMEA, Markus Schmittinger, is clearly impressed with the new arrival: “It has never been easier to give a solid foundation to a compact PA,” he commented. “The ZX1-Sub was conceived primarily for configurations involving EVID, ZX1 and EVU systems, but it will also optimize system performance when paired with loudspeakers from other manufacturers.”


• EVS-12S 12“ LF driver
• Frequency range (-10 dB): 42 Hz – 200 Hz
• Frequency response (-3 dB): 53 Hz – 125 Hz
• Maximum SPL: 127 dB
• Sensitivity: 94 dB (1 W / 1 m)
• Impedance: 8 ohms
• Power handling: 400 W cont., 800 W prog., 1600 W peak
• Two recessed NL4-type connectors
• Integrated adapter for pole-mounting full-range systems
• Robust steel grille to protect the loudspeaker
• Internally braced 15-mm plywood enclosure with a structured coating and integrated handles for easy transportation
• Weight: 19.8 kg
• Dimensions: 40 cm x 44 cm x 46 cm (H x W x D)

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