F18S

18" Compact Single Subwoofer

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18" Compact Single Subwoofer

The VTX F series is a line of multi-purpose loudspeakers designed to give sound production companies a variety of flexible options for deploying high-quality audio, either as a stand-alone FOH system, a satellite and subwoofer system (with companion VTX F18S), or on-stage floor monitor and fill speaker.

 

Features

  • 2269H Differential Drive 18"
  • Exceptionally High Power Handling (2000 W Continuous, 8000 W Peak AES 2 hr)
  • Massive Linear Excursion Capability (3.5" peak-to-peak)
  • Reverse-Cardioid Arrayable (front NL4)
  • Reinforced M20 Extension Rod Receptacle
  • 16x M10 Mount Points (4 per side, 4 top/bottom)
  • Convenient Handle Locations (4x)
  • Attachment plates included as standard for stacked F18S plus F12 or F15 configurations
 

Technology

DIFFERENTIAL DRIVE® TECHNNOLOGY
Enhanced Performance and Dramatically Reduced Driver Weight

JBL's exclusive dual voice coil, dual magnetic gap Differential Drive technology is at the core of all VTX models, dramatically reducing driver weight while greatly enhancing all critical performance parameters: frequency response, power output and distortion.

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SYSTEM INTEGRATION

System Integration and Management

With the VTX Series you are not just using a product, you are gaining access to an expert system. Tools for system design and all the components to analyze, configure, set up and control a VTX system are all part of the JBL commitment to total system integration and support. The goal is maximum efficiency and the highest possible level of performance in any venue, anywhere in the world.

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Downloads

  Version Language Size Uploaded
Specifications
VTX F18S Spec Sheet
updated: Jul 03, 2019
    1.38 MB Jul 03, 2019
Brochures
VTX F Series Brochure
updated: Jul 03, 2019
    487 KB Jul 03, 2019
CAD Drawings
VTX F18S Customer Drawings
updated: Jul 03, 2019
    65.2 KB Jul 03, 2019
Compliances
VTX F Series Declaration of Conformity
updated: Jul 03, 2019
    141 KB Jul 03, 2019
VTX Series Suspension Hardware BGV-C1 Declaration of Conformity
updated: Oct 18, 2019
    160 KB Oct 18, 2019
Software
PerformanceManager
version 2.6.5.14, updated: Jan 11, 2020
2.6.5.14     103 MB Jan 11, 2020
Preset Libraries
F Series Preset Library
updated: Jul 03, 2019
    624 KB Jul 03, 2019
Speaker Tunings
Crown I-TechHD VTX M-Series Presets
updated: Feb 24, 2020
    2.98 MB Feb 24, 2020

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Specifications

System Type High Power Single 18” Differential Drive® Subwoofer
Components 1 x 2269H, 460 mm (18 in) dia.,100 mm (4 in) Dual Coil Neodymium Differential Drive®, Direct Cooled™ Transducer
Frequency Range (-10 dB) 24 Hz - 2.2 kHz
Frequency Response (+/-3 dB) 32.5 Hz - 1.7 kHz
Sensitivity (1W/1m) 97db half space
Nominal Section Impedances 8 ohms
Transducer Power Rating (AES 2 hour) 2000W cont 8000W peak
Dimensions (W x H x D) Vertical cabinet orientation 640.1 x 548.6 x 713.7 mm (25.2 x 21.6 x 28.1 in)
Weight 45.4 kg (100 lbs)

Accessories

SS5-BK
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The SS5-BK is JBL’s versatile hand-crank adjustable extension rod for ease of use and setup. For use with smaller line array setups or point-and-shoot loudspeakers, the SS5-BK allows users to lift loads up to 75 lbs efficiently and safely. The patented Ring Lock system has an adjustable diameter from 1.378 to 1.457”, providing a wobble and vibration-free connection to the pole mount socket.
Features:
  • Hand crank height adjustment (36” to 59”) with push button security feature and locking screw for additional safety
  • Rated up to 75lbs (height dependent)
  • M20 threaded bolt for secure attachment to companion subwoofer
Included:
  • 1 x JBL SS5-BK

Documentation

Support/FAQs