Oxnard, Calif.-based L-Acoustics U.S. will debute its new SB118high-power subwoofer at this year’s NSCA Expo, booth #2705. Developedto complement all of the company’s loudspeaker systems–includingdV-DOSC, MTD and XT–the SB118 features a single 18-inch transducerloaded in a dual-chamber, vented bandpass configuration. Boasting apower handling capacity of 600 watts RMS (2,400 watts peak) andresponse down to 32 Hz, the new subwoofer is designed for applicationsthat require exceptional low-end impact from a highly compact,low-profile enclosure.
For permanent installation, the SB118’s compact dimensions(17.4×31.5×32.3 inches, HxWxD) provide a high degree of flexibility forapplications where space is at a premium. The SB118 cabinet isconstructed of 18- and 24mm Baltic birch plywood (with sealed, screwedand rabbeted angles, and internally braced) and equipped with ablack-epoxy perforated steel grille with acoustically transparent foam.Rear-panel connections are 4-pin Neutrik Speakons.
Engineered for high-performance DJ, mobile, club, regional, touringand installed sound reinforcement, the optimally reduced frontdimensions of the SB118 allow for the creation of compact-sizedsubwoofer arrays with minimum footprints. The SB118 is highly suitablefor FOH use in theaters, clubs or multipurpose venues, and provides anexcellent solution for corporate events. Standard are a built-inpolemount socket that allows the user to create a compact FOH systemwhen used with L-Acoustic’s MTD, XT and other similar enclosures.
When combined with the manufacturer’s 115FM floor monitor or MTD/XTsystems, the SB118 can be used for stage-monitoring applications suchas keyboard, sidefill or drumfill monitoring.
OEM factory presets for digital processors, such as BSS FDS-366 andSoundweb, and XTA DP224 and DP226, are available when used inconjunction with the XT line and other L-Acoustics products.
For more, visit L-Acoustics online at www.l-acoustics-us.com.