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      Cerwin-Vega CVA-118 18" Active Subwoofer (600290)
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Put a big throb on the dance floor!

The CVA-118 subwoofer is a high-performance, compact 18" active sub with 700W of efficient power output. The legendary Cerwin-Vega woofer design is reflected in this 18" woofer offering maximum bass performance with extreme power handling and exceptional low-frequency response. The CVA-118 speaker features built-in amplification for an integrated, all-in-one solution. A unique and striking cast aluminum grille protects the woofer while doubling as a heat-sink to minimize power compression and optimizing driver performance. Housed in a compact hardwood enclosure design the size of a standard 15" subwoofer footprint, the CVA-118 is highly portable and durable. Along with XLR and 1/4" TRS connectors, the CVA-118 has Master/Slave output connectors that allow for multiple CVA subwoofers to be daisy-chained together using a single signal. This compact active sub also features a 35 mm pole-mount socket to accommodate a satellite speaker for full range performance.

Cerwin-Vega CVA-118 18" Active Subwoofer Features:

  • Custom 18" Cerwin-Vega woofer
    Built-in system amplification
    Master/slave output
    Cast aluminum grille
    Top-mount 35mm pole socket


Cerwin-Vega CVA-118 18" Active Subwoofer Specifications:

  • Frequency Response: 41 Hz - 135 Hz (±3 dB)
    Peak Power Handling: 1400W
    Program Power Handling: 700 watts
    Frequency Range: 38 Hz - 135 Hz (-10 dB)
    Max SPL: 131 dB
    Crossover: LPF 65 Hz - 130 Hz / HPF 35 Hz
    Driver: model, SW18C, size 18"
    18" Woofer with 3 " Voice Coil
    High Quality Carpet for Durability
    Dimensions (HxWxD): 25.0" x 21.0" x 23.5"
    Weight: 121 lb.


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  • The BASS BEAST

    As reviewed by Kevin Santiago on 4/13/2011

    This sub has continuosly performed with out flaw. Impressive bass from a compact box, without having to exceed the limits of the unit. More than enough power when set at just under half the gain power, for any venue. Definitly impressive and would recommend to anyone looking for good quality bass and good customer support from a manufacturer.

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  • More than expected!

    As reviewed by Joseph Kegel on 10/28/2013

    One thing to note about this speaker right off the bat is that it is HEAVY. Either find a friend to help you, or find a dolly/hand-truck, because this thing is a back breaker, and for good reason! Sitting in front of this thing on full blast blows your shirt around, blurs your vision, and provides a nice back massage. Its simple, its versatile, it looks great (and a bit intimidating), and it. is. LOUD. To play music through at your house or at a low key party where people still wanna talk over the music, you only need to nudge on the volume of this beast to fill the room with very nice, smooth low end. The thump also carries a surprising distance. About 75 feet away from the speaker (I was outside, it was playing music inside) and the bass could still be felt! Buy this sub.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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  • wow!

    As reviewed by big vic on 10/27/2009

    pros..great sub!nice deep lows...amp runs nice and cool even when driven hard 5 hour gigs...cons...a little heavy but expected from a powered 18" sub....for small gigs 75-100 people 1 sub is all you will ever need!!!

    21 of 23 people found this review helpful.
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