Designed to deliver an uncompromising combination of light weight, low-profile looks, and superior Electro-Voice audio quality, the EVOLVE 50 sets a new performance standard for powered column systems.
The perfect choice for DJs, mobile entertainers, bands, singer/songwriters, and any venue where high-output portable sound is needed – no other column system currently available sounds as good, looks as good, or is as easy to use. The smooth clarity of the EV sound in a sleek new form factor.
Clean, compact design – built to blend in
Lightweight column speaker array with cable-free connection quickly secures pole to sub.
Easy transport and setup
Ergonomically designed handles on both the array and the sub to enhance portability. Angled interface gives user easy access to make adjustments and connections on input panel.
Real PA performance
Legendary EV audio quality via eight 3.5-inch full-range drivers and a 12-inch subwoofer, powered by a three-channel amp for high output. Cutting-edge components and tuning provide full-sized sound in a super-streamlined, plug-and-play format.
Wide, even coverage
Custom waveguides provide ultra-wide 120° horizontal coverage and array-formed 40° asymmetrical vertical pattern control. No energy is wasted — exceptional audience coverage and clarity from front to back.
High-quality Bluetooth®* audio
For convenient streaming of background music or musical accompaniment direct from any mobile device.
Wireless control and monitoring via the new Bluetooth®* QuickSmartMobile app
Quickly configure up to six EVOLVE 50 systems simultaneously, and receive immediate notification during critical performance conditions.
QuickSmartDSP provides best-in-class processing via EV’s signature single-knob user interface with LCD
Easy setup via four presets (Music, Live, Speech, Club), three-band EQ, five user-programmable presets, output delay, phantom power, input level control and metering, and master volume control to optimize gain structure.
Available Color Black
Connector Type 2x XLR/TRS combo jack input 1x 3.5 mm Input 1x Stereo RCA input 1x Wireless Bluetooth® audio input 1x XLR THRU output 1x XLR MIX OUT output
Coverage (Nominal -6 dB) H 120 °
Coverage (Nominal -6 dB) V 40 °
Crossover Frequency 200 Hz
Depth Sub: 471mm (18.5 in) Column: 172mm (6.9 in) Pole: 55mm (2.2 in) mm
Enclosure Material Wood
Family EVOLVE 50
Frequency Range (-10 dB) 37 Hz – 20
Frequency Response (-3 dB) 43 Hz – 20 Hz
Grill Steel with black powder coat
HF Power Handling 500 Watts
LF Power Handling 500 Watts
Max. SPL/1m (calc) 127 dB
Maximum SPL (1% THD) Sub: 230mm (20.9 in) Column: 825mm (32.5 in) Pole: 929mm (36.6 in) dB
Power Consumption 100 - 240 V AC, 50 - 60 Hz, 1.5 - 0.6A
Power Rating 1000 W
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Shipping Weight 31.3 kg
Speaker Type Full-Range
Weight Net 26.25 kg
Width Sub: 345mm (13.6 in) Column: 102mm (4.0 in) Pole: 48.5mm (1.9 in) mm
Woofer Size 12 inch