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1000W Vented Sub-Bass System

WS18X Subwoofer
This is now a legacy product. We Recommend:

The WS18X is a high performance sub-bass system designed for use with small to medium Wavefront systems, in both touring and install applications. It features a 1000 watt 18" (460mm) drive unit with magnet structure and suspension engineered for maximum linear excursion.


  • Direct radiating, long excursion 18” (460mm) driver
  • High temperature 4” (100mm) voice coil
  • High power 132dB continuous, 138dB peak
  • Fitted with integral handles and castors


  • Theatre sound systems
  • Small to medium touring systems
  • Club sound reinforcement
  • Special effects sub-bass

Fitted with four pocket handles and four 4" (100mm) castors for easy deployment, the WS18X features large area porting to reduce air noise. A top hat fitting allows mid-top cabinets to be mounted on the WS18X using the HAM09015 adjustable pole.

WS18X subwoofers are designed to be powered by Martin Audio MA12K or MA9.6K amplifiers.

Datasheet Settings [v4.1]
TYPECompact, vented sub-bass system
-10dB @ 28Hz
DRIVERS 18" (460mm)/4" (100mm) voice coil, ultra-long excursion, water resistant cone
RATED POWER (1) 1000W AES, 4000W peak
SENSITIVITY (2) 102dB (half space)
MAXIMUM SPL (3) 132dB continuous, 138dB peak (half space)
CROSSOVER80Hz-150Hz, via DX1.5 or DX2 controller
ENCLOSURE160 litre, multi-laminate birch ply
FINISHTextured black paint
PROTECTIVE GRILLEBlack perforated steel
CONNECTORS 2 x Neutrik NL8
Pin CONNECTIONS LF+, -: 1+, 1- & 2+, 2- Link thro’: 3+, 3-, 4+, 4-
  • 4 x 4" (100mm) castors
  • 4 x pocket handles
  • 2 x front lid fittings
  • 1 x mounting pole socket
  • (W) 561mm x (H) 533mm x (D) 780mm (911mm)
  • (W) 22.1ins x (H) 21ins x (D) 30.7ins (35.9ins)
WEIGHT52.5kg (116lbs)
Martin Audio WS18X Tech Drawing

Technical Drawings for WS18X.

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