JBL PRX818XLFW Review and Specs

JBL PRX818XLFWPRX818XLFW - represents a line of high-tech active subwoofers of the well-known manufacturer of professional acoustics - the company JBL. Check out JBL PRX818XLFW review for additional details.

JBL PRX818XLFW Review

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Features

JBL PRX818XLFW is a high-performance active subwoofer with wireless Wi-Fi control built-in DSP equalizer settings. This model can be used with high efficiency in conjunction with broadband systems of the PRX800 series or as part of a large-scale wide-format sound reinforcement system. What about JBL PRX818XLFW specs, it consists of a powerful 2275H Differential Drive woofer with dual voice coil. Complex DSP forms the core of a fully functional input section, providing a convenient equalization system, protection, input sensitivity selection, crossover, dynamic limiting and discrete component optimization. The combination of a built-in massive 18 "woofer and a passive-cooled D-class digital amplifier allows you to accelerate this acoustics to as much as 1500 W of power with a working frequency range of 30 Hz - 103 Hz at -10 dB and a peak SPL of 134 dB.

Design and build

The surface of each speaker system in the PRX800 series is endowed with a durable DuraFlex coating. The steel perforated grill on the front panel guarantees reliable protection of the speaker from mechanical influences. The case of this acoustics has a bass reflex type and is made of birch plywood, which has excellent acoustic characteristics, and is also resistant to mechanical damage and scratches. The front panel of the casing is closed by a reinforced perforated grill, which protects the woofer from possible mechanical damage. The side panels are equipped with molded handles for transportation, on top there is a 35 mm glass for the telescopic rod of the top, and on the bottom there are special rubber legs to increase stability.

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Connectivity

The amplifier input panel provides XLR-1/4 "Jack combo stereo inputs. Connecting a mobile phone or tablet to the subwoofer is done using Wi-Fi wireless technology.

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • It perfectly copes with sub-bass scoring at high output power both for live music and for background music or DJ sets
  • The main advantage of the model is the ability to flexibly configure using a smartphone or tablet

Cons

  • Sometimes the gain twist can itself change from 0.5 - 1, it’s very sensitive

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Product

JBL PRX818XLFW

Model

PRX818XLFW

Brand

JBL

Reviews

23

General

Amplification type

active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

Maximal output power (RMS), W

1500

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

134

Impedance, Ohm

Frequency response, Hz

35-87

Crossover frequency, Hz

Driver

Driver quantity

1

Driver size, in

18

Driver placement

front panel

Port placement

right panel

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

0

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

0

RCA outputs

0

XLR inputs (pair)

1

XLR outputs (pair)

0

Speaker level output (pair)

0

Speaker level input (pair)

0

Control

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

App control

Desing

Body material

wood

Woofer composition

polymer

Colors

black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions (W x H x D), cm/in

52.3 x 69.2 x 72.4/20.6 x 27.2 x 28.5

Weight, kg/pounds

36.2/80
JBL PRX818XLFW
JBL PRX818XLFW

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