The Martin Audio CSX-LIVE! 218 certainly achieves the ultimate in subwoofer performance for the most demanding professional applications, delivering very high output levels and excellent transient performance, yet with minimal distortion.
With an operating range of 35Hz-150Hz ± 3dB, this new subwoofer houses dual 18” long-excursion (460mm)/4” (100mm) voice coil drivers with water-resistant cones and triple roll surrounds. The design of the 18” drivers maximises output while minimising power compression and distortion, and the eight reflex ports have a large frontal area to reduce turbulent air noise at very high levels.
With a prodigious maximum SPL capability of 143dB peak at 1 metre, the Martin Audio CSX-LIVE! 218 is the ideal subwoofer for touring sound reinforcement, as well as theatre and portable live sound applications and premium installations that require low frequency augmentation, with low distortion at very high output levels.
The CSX-LIVE! 218 is a self-powered system and incorporates a Class D amplifier, DSP and Dante™ digital audio networking, which simplifies set-up, enhances control and eliminates amplifier racks. The onboard amplifier delivers a total of 4000W peak output to the drivers, and its switched-mode power supply auto-ranges to global mains voltages from 100 to 240V 50/60Hz. DSP functions, including parametric EQ, delay, muting, gain and preset selection. This can be controlled over Ethernet from a PC or Windows® tablet via intuitive VU-NET™ proprietary software.
For simple set-ups, ‘plug-and-play’ presets for operation with the CDD-LIVE! 8, 12 or 15 — as well as a user-defined preset, can be selected on the rear panel, instead of using computer control. Additional presets provide the appropriate settings for the rear-facing subwoofer in a cardioid pair.
As an alternative to its analogue inputs, the CSX-LIVE! 218 is Dante enabled for digital audio distribution and control over a single CAT5 cable to maintain audio quality however long the cable run.
The enclosure is constructed from multi-laminate plywood with a durable polyurea coating and equipped with a perforated steel grille, four grab handles, skids and M10 flying inserts.
Please call us at Old Barn Audio on 01892 752246 if you have any questions or would like to talk about installing a Martin Audio CSX-LIVE! 218 subwoofer as part of your speaker system or any other product from the CDD-LIVE Series.
Martin Audio CSX-LIVE! 218 Features:
- Dual-driver, self-powered subwoofer
- 2 x 18” (460mm) drivers with 4” (100mm) voice coils
- Very high output capability
- Onboard Class D amplification and DSP
- Dante™ Digital Audio networking
- Global mains operation with Power Factor Correction
- Tour-grade plywood enclosure with flying inserts
- IP24 rating option with rain cowl
Ideal Installations for CSX-LIVE! 218:
- Live sound reinforcement
- Theatre sound
- Corporate AV events
- Fixed installations in concert halls, ballrooms and HoW