V20

Three-Way High Directivity Line Array Element

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Extraordinary Performance in a Compact Format

VTX V20 features the advanced technology and extraordinary performance of the groundbreaking VTX V25 in a smaller format, high power density 3-way system complemented by a new suspension system that provides efficient transport, fast setup and precise configuration. All VTX V20 components have been specifically engineered to provide stable 105 degree horizontal coverage and effective line source array coupling in the vertical plane while delivering linear, transparent sound up to surprisingly high output levels for its diminutive size.

Features

  • Differential Drive Technology
  • 4th generation advanced high frequency waveguide
  • Small Format Version of Patented D2 Dual Compression Driver
  • ASM Suspension System
  • V5 System Integration
 

Technology

REFINED RBI WAVEGUIDE
Improved Horizontal Coverage

JBL's patented Radiation Boundary Integrator combines the high frequency and mid-range sections of the VTX V20 so the transition across each band is uninterrupted, undistorted and seamless.

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DIFFERENTIAL DRIVE® TECHNOLOGY
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 & Management

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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Training & Support

Training & Support

In addition to designing the most sophisticated sound reinforcement system available, JBL Professional provides the expertise to achieve the maximum performance possible. Our 65+ years of expertise in the use of systems in venues around the world is an invaluable resource that is at the core of our training curriculum, helping you to maximize both the use and your investment in the VTX System.

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Downloads

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Specifications
V20 Spec Sheet
updated: Jul 02, 2019
    1.78 MB Jul 02, 2019
Brochures
VTX V20/S25 Brochure
updated: Jul 02, 2019
    3.87 MB Jul 02, 2019
CAD Drawings
VTX V20 AF 2D Drawing
updated: Jan 29, 2020
    497 KB Jan 29, 2020
VTX V20 Drawings 2D, 3D
updated: Jul 02, 2019
    2.65 MB Jul 02, 2019
V20 VT 2D PDF Drawing
updated: Jul 02, 2019
    717 KB Jul 02, 2019
V20 Accessories AF/EB 3D Drawings DWG
updated: Jul 02, 2019
    2.54 MB Jul 02, 2019
Bim Objects
BIM (Revit) Files
updated: Oct 03, 2019
    12.4 MB Oct 03, 2019
Compliances
VTX Series & Suspension Hardware Declaration of Conformity
updated: Jun 20, 2019
    158 KB Jun 20, 2019
VTX Series Declaration of Conformity
updated: Oct 18, 2019
    1.28 MB Oct 18, 2019
Software
Line Array Calculator III
version 3.5.0, updated: Aug 17, 2020
3.5.0     12.5 MB Aug 17, 2020
PerformanceManager
version 2.7.0, updated: Aug 17, 2020
2.7.0     108 MB Aug 17, 2020
Owner's Manuals
Application Guidelines VTX V20 S25
updated: Aug 19, 2020
    8.23 MB Aug 19, 2020
Ease Data
VTX V20 EASE Files
updated: Jul 02, 2019
    14.7 MB Jul 02, 2019
Preset Libraries
V20 Preset Library
updated: Jul 02, 2019
    843 KB Jul 02, 2019

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Specifications

System Type Quad- or Bi-Amplified 3-Way High Directivity Line Array Element with D2 Technology
Components 2 x 2261H Differential Drive® 10" 4 x 2164H Ultra-Linear 5" 3 x D2415K Dual Diaphragm Compression Drivers
Horizontal Coverage (-6 dB) 105 deg
Vertical Coverage Array shape dependent (0 - 12.5 deg inter-enclosure angles)
Frequency Response (-10dB) 60 Hz – 20 kHz (short throw mode, free field)
Nominal Impedance Active
LF = 2 x 8 ohms
MF = 1 x 8 ohms
HF = 1 x 8 ohms
Passive
LF = 1 x 16 ohms
MF/HF = 1 x 8 ohms
Continuous Power Rating (Active Mode) 1200 W LF, 550 W MF, 315 W HF
Dimensions (H x W x D) 279.9mm x 911.4mm x 402.2mm (11.0in x 35.9in x 15.8in)
Net Weight (each) 40 kg (88 lbs)
Maximum Peak Output *2 139 dB (Preset: VTX V20)
LF Driver 2 x 254 mm (10 in) dia., 76 mm (3 in) dia. dual coil, Neodymium Differential Drive®, Direct Cooled™
MF Driver 4 x 130 mm (5 in) dia., 51 mm (2 in) single coil, Ultra Linear Motor
HF Driver 3 x Dual Diaphragm Dual Voice Coil Compression Driver; two 38 mm (1.5 in) dia. voice coils; 21 mm (0.8 in) exit
Enclosure Cast aluminum front baffles and HF waveguide; 18 mm, 11-ply Finnish birch plywood; black DuraFlex™ finish; integral recessed handles
Suspension / Mounting Captive hinge bars and Quick Release Pins with Cam-wheel Angle Stop Mechanism. System can be deployed in tension (fixed angle) or compression mode.
Inter-enclosure Angle 0, 0.5, 0.75, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 7.5, 10, 12.5

Accessories

VTX V20 AF | ARRAY FRAME
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Array Frame used for suspending or ground stacking VTX V20 or VTX S25 enclosures. Includes height-adjustable leveling feet, optional extension bar available.
Features:
  • Compatible with VTX V20 and VTX S25
  • 11 pick points available for single point suspension
  • Flexible front-to-back or side-by-side pick point options
  • Supports up to 24 cabinets (array geometry dependent)
Included:
  • VTX-V20-AF Array Frame
  • 4 x adjustable feet for ground stacking applications

Documentation
VTX V20 AF EB | EXTENSION BAR
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Extension Bar accessory used in conjunction with the VTX-V20-AF array frame for deploying VTX V20 systems in either compression or tension mode. Five extension bar attachment options provide variable pick point separation (2-point suspension) and added flexibility for single point suspension. The extension bar can be front or rear-mounted for increased array up-tilt or down-tilt, respectively. When rear-mounted, provides an attachment point for compression suspension. A single extension bar can be installed in the array frame central tube, or alternatively, a pair of extension bars can be front or rear-mounted in left/right array frame tubes. Single or dual extension bars can also be front or rear-mounted in Ground Stack applications for extra stability and a wider range of array tilt angle options.
Included:
  • 1 x VTX-V20-AF-EB
  • 1 x Adjustable leveling foot used for ground stacking applications
  • 2 x Quick Release Pins (QRP) for securing the extension bar to the array frame

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VTX V20 PB | PULL BACK ACCESSORY
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Pull Back accessory for attachment to bottom V20 enclosure to facilitate compression suspension of VTX V20 arrays. Compression can be implemented using a separate chain motor and suspension point (Rear Motor Pullback) or by using an optional VTX-V20-LH chain lever hoist or chain motor that is attached to the VTX-V20-AF-EB extension bar (Extension Bar Pullback).
Included:
  • Central pullback bar including two captive Quick Release Pins (QRPs) on lanyards
  • Two left/right adapter brackets for connection to the bottom VTX V20 cabinet and the central spreader bar
  • 2 x 5/8” shackles for attaching spreader bar to chain bridle
  • 1 x 18” dual leg chain bridle with locking safety hooks and upper master link for attachment of compression device

Documentation
VTX V20 LF | LEVER HOIST
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Factory-approved manual lever hoist for compression of VTX V20 systems. The CM Series 653 for use with VTX V20 is a 3/4 ton model with 20’ of chain length for compressing arrays of up to 20 cabinets with no additional extension hardware needed.
Included:
  • 1 x CM Lever Hoist (3/4 ton rating) with 20' of chain

Documentation
VTX V20 DF | DOWN FILL ADAPTER
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Designed to facilitate fast attachment and precise alignment of VTX V20 and V25-II / V25-II-CS systems, the VTX V20-DF is a lightweight solution for providing wider coverage at the bottom of VTX V25-II / V25-II-CS arrays. Lightweight design with multiple options for angle between V25-II / V25-II-CS and V20 (3.5deg, 7.5deg, 11deg). Able to be used as a down-fill adapter frame for V25-II arrays, or as a downfill adapter frame + pullback frame for compression of VTX V25-II-CS arrays with V20 downfill. Supports up to 6x VTX V20 cabinets suspended underneath VTX V25-II / V25-II-CS.
Features:
  • Angle options: 3.5deg, 7.5deg, 11deg
  • Lightweight design
  • Precise HF exit alignment between V25-II and V20
  • Support for up to 6x VTX V20 cabinets

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VTX V20 VT | VERTICAL TRANSPORTER
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The VTX-V20-VT vertical transporter is a simple and cost-effective solution for vertically transporting VTX V20 enclosures in blocks of 3 or 4 cabinets high. Measuring 35” wide by 16” deep, the VTX-V20-VT will travel 5 across (length-wise) in standard 90” trucks.
Features:
  • Can transport 3x or 4x V20 enclosures
  • Heavy duty locking casters
  • Stackable
  • Dimensioned for efficient truck pack
Included:
  • 1 x VTX-V20-VT

Documentation
VTX V20 VT CVR | VERTICAL TRANSPORTER COVER
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Reinforced, padded protective cover for 3x or 4x VTX V20 enclosures when transported vertically.
Features:
  • Handle cutouts, heavy-duty zippers
  • Modular design, can be used with 3x or 4x VTX V20 enclosures
  • Rear panel access flaps for input connectors
  • Speaker cabinets can be tested without fully removing the cover
Included:
  • 1 x VTX-V20-VT-CVR

Documentation
VTX V20 VT CVRW | VERTICAL TRANSPORTER COVER WRAP
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Reinforced, padded protective cover for 3x or 4x VTX-V20 enclosures plus VTX-V20-AF array frame when transported vertically. The cover features on open top design that allows the array frame to remain attached during transport.
Features:
  • Handle cutouts, heavy-duty zippers
  • Modular design, can be used with 3x or 4x VTX V20 enclosures plus VTX-V20-AF array frame
  • Rear panel access flaps for input connectors
  • Speaker cabinets can be tested without fully removing the cover
Included:
  • 1 x VTX-V20-VT-CVRW

Documentation
VTX V20 BP | Base Plate for VTX V20
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Highlights:

  • Enables ground stacking VTX V20 arrays
  • Allows attaching VTX V20 cabinets to subwoofers
  • Universal M20 threaded pole mount
  • Array angles selectable between -15 degrees and -2.5 degrees
  • Lightweight design
  • Support for up to (6) VTX V20

Included:

  • (1) VTX V20 BP Base Plate

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