Order Number: XLD-281-BLKLB

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120° Horizontal, 3-Way Compact Line Array Element

  • Full-bandwidth, three-way element (60 Hz - 20 kHz)
  • CCT™ (Coverage Control Technology)
  • Versatile subwoofer integration
  • Bi-amp or tri-amp Operation
  • Neodymium transducers
  • Simple, quick, integrated rigging
  • Supported by LAPS II aiming and flying software


Available Color Black
Chassis Size 8" (203.2mm)
Coverage (Nominal -6 dB) H 120°

Depth 14.53" (369mm)
Enclosure Material EVCoat®-coated birch plywood
Environmental Specs IEC 529 IP24, MIL STD 810
Flying Yes
Frequency Response (-10 dB) 56-16,500Hz
Frequency Response (-3 dB) 65-16,000Hz
Grille Powder-coated steel
Height 9.88" (251mm)
HF Nominal Impedance 16Ω
HF Power Handling 80 W continuous, 320 W peakWatts (1500-6500 Hz)
HF Transducer 2 x 2-in ND2S
Input Connections 2 Neutrik® NL8
LF Nominal Impedance 16Ω
LF Power Handling 200 W continuous, 800 W peakWatts (750-1750 Hz)
LF Transducer 1 x 8-in DVN2080
LF2 Power Handling 200 W continuous, 800 W peak (100-750 Hz)
Max. SPL/1m (calc) 128/137dB (Single Box @ 1 Meter)
MF Nominal Impedance 16Ω
MF Transducer 1 x 8-in DVN2080
Passive Power Handling 800W peak
Peak SPL @ 10m 129dB (4 Box Array @ 10 Meters)
Sensitivity 1 W/1 m 99/112dB (Single Box @ 1 Meter)
Speaker Type Full-Range, Line Arrays
Weatherized No
Weight Net 48.06lbs (21.8kg)
Width 28.58" (726mm)

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