he Tannoy VSX 18DR is a high power handling direct radiating subwoofer, designed to extend low frequency response and increase system headroom in conjunction with Tannoy VX and VXP Series full range loudspeakers, as well as of firing a highly potent low frequency device for use with many of Tannoy’s other systems, such as VLS Series or DVS Series.
The VSX 18DR utilizes a single high efficiency 457 mm (18”) drive unit mounted in a compact and sturdy, black or white painted plywood cabinet which is constructed fr om 18 mm (0.71”) multi-ply birch hardwood.This heavy-duty construction ensures it is designed to survive the punishment that speaker systems are subjected to on the oad and in club installations.
Featuring a rugged and durable bir ch ply enclosure, with ergonomic Integrip™ carry handles and integrated, recessed termination panels with NL4 speakON and barrier strip connections for ease-of-install, the VSX 18DR is a highly flexible subwoofer. As well as fixed install, VSX 18DR can easily be coupled with VX Series and VXP Series and VLS Series column loudspeakers for portable / live PA applications thanks to an integrated pole-mount recess and the optional VTH pole mount.
The versatility and impressive performance of this subwoofer make it ideal for applications such as live sound reinforcement, nightclub sub bass, theater front of house and effects, movie theaters and cinemas, side fill in large scale music reinforcement, theme parks and leisure venues, sports and multi-use stadiums, audio visual, high quality public address and houses of worship.
System type: Direct radiating subwoofer
Frequency response (-3 dB): 40 Hz – 3 kHz
Frequency response (-10 dB): 32 Hz – 4 kHz
System sensitivity (1 W @ 1 m): 99 dB (1 W = 2.83 V for 8 ohms)
Power Handling: Programme 2000 W, Peak 4000 W
Recommended amplifier power: 2000 W @ 8 ohms
Rated maximum SPL: Average 129 dB, Peak 135 dB
Nominal impedance: 8 ohms
Driver complement: 1 x 460 mm (18”) bass driver