Although it's 68kg, its lengthy design could allow for the potential to angle one end of the 828 into your vehicle, and then lift and push the other side in (depends on the height of your vehicle). EV EKX18sp - £1499 per pair JBL PRX718xlf - £1910 per pair QSC KW181's - £2130 per pair On paper there doesn't appear to be a lot of difference in specs. Show newer Subwoofers. Thanks for the replies guys. The cheaper RCF 8003 is more comparable to MI subs like the EV. Why don't you go with a DXR Sub and stay with the same brand? The new SRX818SP … It's in the top 3 bestselling subwoofers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Bose F1 Subwoofer or Turbosound NuQ118B . If you want deep loud lightweight and affordable try the fantasy aisle. To be honest...the PRX is an epic fail. You'd probably need to buy casters, but the 828 is an amazing deal if you can handle its size and weight. I don't know your setup, but I wouldn't pair the SRX with the DXRs if you don't have an external processor with delay. Also, if I could afford some of those subs I'd also want to upgrade the tops aswell. Maybe living with what you have is the right option then? Thanks for the replies. EV EKX18sp vs JBL PRX718XLF and QSC KW181? Where are you seeing them advertised for over £2000? If you are going I to larger venues or 200+ people an ETX … VRX918SP vs ETX-18SP. Probably the worst scenario for a subwoofer comparison. The ETX-18SP from Electro-Voice is a powered 18" subwoofer for the company's ETX range of PA speakers, a versatile choice for live entertainment venues, rental companies, pro musicians and DJs, … The KW's are smaller and a little heavier, but the PRX's are more musical (to my ear) and are a bit larger. I've heard that it matches quite well with the DSR/DXR series, too. Create a username and password below and an account will be created and your post entered. I currently have two etx-35p mains. Home › Forums › Digital DJ Gear › Comparison of JBL and EV speakers This topic has 6 replies, 4 voices, and was last updated 6 years, 10 months ago by Terry_42. I'd recommend looking at the SRX828sp. Just a friendly reminder that political discussion, (including "offhand" and 'sideways' commenting) is. So JBL SRX828SP tends to get more favorable ⭐ reviews than Ev EKX 18S, as seen on the chart below. Yes those SRX828's certainly look great but again they're outside my £2000 budget! Hi everyone. The data presented is for information purposes only. JBL SRX828SP is $690.10 more expensive than an average subwoofer ($508.99). Yeah - small rooms are bound to potentially distort the listener's perception, if comparing subs. JBL SRX828SP is a popular and one of the most expensive options. That's the specialty of JBL's marketing department, not their R&D. SPL output; 30-150 Hz frequency range; 47-120 Hz frequency response; Power Rating of 1200W continuous, 2400W program, 4800W peak, With best in class 18mm wooden enclosures , 14 gauge steel grilles, and JBL’s Patented DuraFlex finish, SRX800 speakers are built to last and withstand a lifetime of hard tour use. RCFs 8004/5/6 are impressive and inexpensive. Those look amazing but are too big for some of the venues I play. Maybe just one very obvious thing. Oh, I'm referring to the dual woofer model--the SRX828sp, which is basically two SRX818sps in one box, so you'd only need one SRX828 as opposed to two 818s. If you're looking for bass extension, the XLF would be your best choice. On top of that, it's fairly safe to say that JBL SRX828SP is a more popular subwoofer, based on its reviews. Click here to login, The ability to reply to and create new discussions, Access to members-only giveaways & competitions, Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As, Access to members-only sub forum discussions, Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio, Promote your eBay auctions and Reverb.com listings for free. You need a big space, or even better go outside. And you're right about the weight, the ETX-18SP … MI grade powered speakers use chinese made pressed basket drivers with tiny magnets for low efficiency. Hey there! You need an account to post a reply. Some people say the ETX-18sp is overhyped and that it doesn't pack a punch. EV EKX18sp vs JBL PRX718XLF and QSC KW181? I dislike PRX subs, but I own Yorkville LS808's which are a vastly superior subwoofer than all the MI grade powered subs IMO with the caveat that they're 120lbs and need HPF's at 40hz. If you do have an external delay, I'd definitely look at the SRX. - - EV EKX18sp vs JBL PRX718XLF and QSC KW181? Or at least I've personally had no luck finding them. The JBL's would appear to go a … Small rooms = lot's of closely spaced room modes. I actually have a pair of DXR15s and purchased an SRX818sp. I plan to do medium to large events (So small semi-formals to large dances 50-600 people). ReviewFinder is reader-supported - if you click on a link on ReviewFinder and make a purchase, we earn a commission at no extra cost to you. The JBL SRX818's do look great but they cost £2700 per pair which again is more than I can justify spending for my setup. Really I think my only options are the EKX18p's, PRX718XLF's or KW181's as they fit my budget and are not too big or heavy. The entire Yorkville Elite series uses either RCF or B&C drivers. There is imho so much wrong with this system, I don't kow where to start. The four I have kick your head off. We can't guarantee correctness and completeness of all the data presented here, and therefore will not accept liability for any issues arising from usage of this data. This website displays data from third party public sources. ... to carry any of this stuff. Yorkville are not available in the UK and 120lb's is not a realistic option for me anyway. Some places have some of the SRX for JBL, but … I agree with Bratwurst. IMHO the ETX will make you much happier. When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. There wasn't really anything on sound quality however, which I'd be a little weary about because of the bandpass design. We don't have a summary for this product yet, but we're working on it. If the SRX818's have as high an output as the QSC KW181's but with a deeper more musical sound they would be perfect if it wasn't for the price! They are a lot larger however, not the sort of sub you can fit in your trunk or back seat. He confirmed that a single KW181 would be perfect for what I need. I also asked about the EKX 18sp and he didn't talk me out of it, just said it would be a different tone and that it would make sense to stick with QSC. There are a few newer subwoofers on the market. It seems it can be had in the UK for about £1800--I'm sure you could find a dealer who would sell it for less. I wouldn't expect a slightly more expensive MI box to produce any thing over and above a slight improvement, compared with what you have now. The EV hits a lot lower than the QSC on paper, I bet some of the issues hitting limiters is information below 40 that shouldn't be reproduced buy one or two subs at volume. ... People compared it to the likes of the ETX-18sp in terms of output, and if I recall correctly, it hits hard. New to the forum. The time alignment is off--about 15-20ms (I didn't really measure it too closely). JBL SRX828SP was released this year in January. The new SRX818SP returns to the neo driver (like the 618 and 918), and appears to be priced identically at $1400.00 MAP (it looks like there may have been a recent price reduction on these as they were originally more like $1600.00). https://www.gearslutz.com/board/11302366-post12.html, Already have an account? I have never poured a drink on my XLF's to see if they leaked into the cab or not. Reviews from real customers who bought the product on Amazon, Electro-Voice EKX-12 12" 2 Way Full Range 1400W, Technical specifications: 141 dB max. Note, I was in a relatively small room when I did this. We don't yet have enough review information for Ev EKX 18S. The two best candidates are QSC KLA181's and LS808's, which qualify as lightweight because one LS808 outdrives two KLA's. If pack space is an issue, the QSC is a great performer for its size and weight. I asked about two 15" subs but he told me that although they would be nice and punchy, I would probably miss the 18" speaker. Viewing 7 posts - 1 … Only exception seems to be the Yamaha DSR line, but the subs are disappointing. Some great suggestions there but I'm on a very limited budget. I have three elx118ps, but I'm getting rid of those and am getting a single sub for now. All Trademarks and Copyrights belong to their respective owners. The QSC KLA181's cost £3000 per pair which is again over my budget by about £1000.