JBL Professional VTX B18 Arrayable Single 18" Subwoofer
Ooberpad announces the availability of the feature-packed JBL Professional VTX B18 Arrayable Single 18" Subwoofer. The VTX B18 is JBL Professional’s next-generation single 18” subwoofer, meticulously designed to complement VTX full-range sound reinforcement systems. The VTX B18 is feature-packed with JBL’s new 2288H 18” woofer, precision-engineered for enhanced linearity, better 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 includes JBL’s patented Slip Stream™ double-flared exponential low-frequency port design to level up airflow and cut down audible turbulence, even at the highest 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 wide-array of of flown or ground-stacked configurations. The VTX B18 can be deployed in omnidirectional or cardioid configurations, in arrays of up to 16 enclosures.
1-year manufacturer's warranty
- 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
Benefits of JBL Professional VTX B18 Arrayable Single 18" Subwoofer:
Transducer Design and Differential Drive Technology for Sensitivity and Power
The VTX B18 features JBL’s first new 18-inch high-performance woofer design in a decade, engineered from the ground up to deliver transparent, linear bass response down to 28 Hz. The 18-inch driver utilizes JBL’s patented fourth-generation Differential Drive technology to deliver maximum sensitivity and power handling in a light, compact design.
VTX A8 Compatibility
The B18 rigging system is compatible with the VTX A8 rigging system, allowing B18 subwoofers to be suspended above an A8 array. The VTX B18 rigging system allows for omnidirectional or cardioid configurations in small and large-scale flown or ground-stacked arrays. All VTX A8 suspension accessories are compatible and arrays of up to 16 enclosures can be created.
Controllable Coverage and Minimum Cable Requirements
The B18 makes it simple to form omnidirectional or cardioid arrays. Speaker connectors are available on both front and rear panels, streamlining cable management in either configuration. A switch on the rear input panel allows for selecting between channel 1 or 2 of the NL4 cable, minimizing cable requirements.
VTX Build Quality Safeguards the Loudspeaker from Extreme Conditions
The VTX B18 adopts the VTX A-Series’ signature full-face grill design, which minimizes exposed components and protects the loudspeaker from extreme conditions. The enclosed grill helps the system achieve a higher Ingress Protection (IP55) rating.
Where to buy?
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Technical Specifications of JBL Professional VTX B18 Subwoofer:
|Brand & Model||JBL VTX B18|
|Frequency Response (-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|
Finnish birch plywood, Black DuraFlex finish, six integral recessed handles
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||552 mm x 761 mm x 737 mm
21.7 in x 29.9 in x 29 in
|Net Weight (each)||67.5 kg (149 lbs)|