The Yamaha DXS18 powered subwoofer offer a new level of flexibility, reliability, and power for engineers, artists and audiences that are serious about their bass.
Equipped with a band-pass type enclosure and high power handling 4-inch voice coil magnet that drives the 18-inch woofer, the Class-D amplifier equipped DXS18 delivers 1020W of power with exceptional clarity and accuracy.
Featuring high-efficiency Class-D amplifiers and a customized woofer housed in a sturdy enclosure with a band-pass construction, DXS subwoofers are able to deliver up to 1020W of raw power with minimal distortion and superb clarity.
The high output DXS18 comes equipped with Yamaha state-of-the-art DSP processing, protection functions, and flexible crossover control, ensuring versatile management of your bottom end and seamless compatibility with Yamaha’s entire lineup of full-range powered speakers.
High-Efficiency 1020W Class-D Amplifiers
The DXS’s high performance Class-D amplifier is capable of producing up to 1020W* of power, realizing an SPL of 136dB, delivered with exceptional clarity and accuracy.
Custom Designed Transducer
The high-output woofer features a 4" voice coil magnet and delivers powerful, well-defined, low-frequency bass with minimal distortion.
Band-Pass Type Enclosure
The DXS Series has a band-pass design that produces extremely high SPL by drastically reducing the distortion.
Crossover switching allows users to seamlessly match DXS subwoofers with any of Yamaha’s full-range powered speakers by selecting the cutoff frequency best suited to the models in their speaker array (up to 120Hz).
D-XSUB Bass Processing
Powerful D-XSUB processing gives you total control of your low frequency. NORMAL mode gives you the ideally balanced low-frequency response, while BOOST mode provides a more tight and focused bass. XTENDED LF mode drops the low-end frequencies down even further for thunderous bottom end that delivers. Take your full-range system to the next level with the power and versatility of DXS Series active subwoofers.
Because low frequencies can be omnidirectional, controlling the output directivity of a system’s bottom end can be a challenge, with the sound pressure hitting the stage often being equal to that of it’s intended FOH audience. For setups consisting of two or more DXS18 subwoofers, selecting the newly developed Cardioid Mode function effectively decreases stage-side sound pressure while increasing the bottom-end output directed towards the audience, resulting in a clearer stage monitoring environment and a more pronounced bass experience out front
Durable Wooden Enclosures with LINE-X Coating
The exteriors feature a LINE-X coating with extremely high damage resistance to protect the cabinet from scratches and wear, maintaining a professional appearance that can withstand many years of usage.
Dual pole socket
For additional flexibility configuring your speakers, the DXS18 comes equipped with a dual pole socket that accommodates 35mm diameter speaker poles and M20 screws
Frequency Range 32 to 120 Hz (-10 dB)
SPL 136 dB maximum
Amplifier Class-D, 1020 W dynamic, 800 W continuous
Woofer 18" (457 mm) cone woofer with 4" voice coil and ferrite magnet
Controls Level, Polarity, X-Over, Cardioid, Through/HPF Post, D-XSUB, Front LED disable, Power
Connectors 2 x XLR inputs
2 x XLR thru connectors (Through or HPF Post)
1 x AC power input
Input Impedance 20 kOhms
Input Sensitivity 0 dBu, +10 dBu center
Input Level +24 dBu max
Low-Pass Filter 80/100/120 Hz, 24 dB/oct
DSP D-XSUB: Normal, Boost, Xtended LF
Cabinet Wood with black painted finish and 2 metal side handles
Mounting 1 x Top panel 35 mm pole socket
Power Requirements 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption 100 W (1/8 rating)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 22.2 x 26.8 x 28.4" (563.0 x 680.7 x 721.3 mm)
Weight 110 lb (50 kg)