Order Number: EV-XLE181
XLE181 2-Way, High-Output, Very Compact Line-Array Element Black

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120° Horizontal, 2-Way Compact Line Array Element

  • Full-bandwidth, two-way elements
  • Most compact, very lightweight
  • Bi-amp or full-range 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 14.5" (369mm)
Enclosure Material EVCoat®-coated birch plywood
Flying Yes
Frequency Response (-10 dB) 56 - 16,500Hz
Frequency Response (-3 dB) 65 - 16,000Hz
Grille Powder-coated steel
Height 9.9" (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
Max. SPL/1m (calc) 128/137dB (Single Box @ 1 Meter)
Nominal Impedance (Passive) 16Ω
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, two-way, line arrays
System Power Handling (Continuous/Program/Peak) 200Watts
Weatherized No
Weight Net 38lbs (17.24kg)
Width 20.3" (516mm)

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