Vi subwoofer

Vi-SUB subwoofer front
Vi-SUB subwoofer front line array
Vi-SUB subwoofer front
Vi-SUB subwoofer front line array

Vi subwoofer

Subwoofers

Installation specific high performance flyable cardioid subwoofer

  • Components 18"/12"
  • Dispersion Cardioid
  • max SPL 137 dB
  • Weight 62 kg / 137 lb

Product description

The installation specific Vi-SUB is an actively driven high performance cardioid subwoofer powered by a single amplifier channel. The Vi-SUB features integrated rigging equipment. It shares the same acoustical and visual design as the Vi-GSUB, which is intended for ground stacked applications only. It houses two long excursion neodymium drivers, an 18" driver in a bass-reflex design facing to the front and a 12” driver in a two chamber bandpass design radiating to the rear. The cardioid dispersion pattern resulting from this approach avoids unwanted energy behind the system that reduces the reverberant field at low frequencies and provides the greatest accuracy of low frequency reproduction. The Vi subwoofer can be used to supplement Vi8 and Vi12 loudspeakers in various combinations, ground stacked or flown, either integrated on top of a Vi8 / Vi12 array or as a separate column. The Vi-SUB cabinet is constructed from marine plywood and has an impact resistant paint finish. The front of the loudspeaker cabinet is protected by a rigid metal grill backed by an acoustically transparent foam.

Amplifiers

The d&b D80 and 30D amplifiers are recommended to drive the Vi-SUB. The d&b D20 can also be used.

D80

30D

Architectural specifications for detailed project planning

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System data
Frequency response (-5 dB standard)
37 - 115 Hz
Frequency response (-5 dB 100 Hz mode)
37 - 95 Hz
Max. sound pressure (1m, free field)1
with D20/30D
with D80

133 dB
137 dB
Cabinets per amplifier channel
2
Loudspeaker data
Configuration
Installation specific high performance flyable cardioid subwoofer
Nominal impedance
8 Ω
Power handling capacity (RMS/peak 10 ms)
800/3200 W
Splay angle settings
0° and 2.5°
Components
1 x 18" driver
1 x 12" driver
Connections
2 x NL4
Dimensions / weight
Dimensions (H x W x D)
606 x 700 x 728 mm
23.8 x 27.5 x 28.6"
Weight
62 kg
137 lb

1 SPL max peak test signal: pink noise with crest factor 4

Application information is presented for guidance only. d&b reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the products and the published specifications. As part of the ongoing development program d&b tries to maintain the highest degree of product compatibility.

 
Release
Category
File type
Size
Language
 
TI385 d&b Line array design 10.2
11.10.2018
Technical information
PDF
4 MB
English
Vi Rigging manual 1.3
30.07.2018
Manuals
PDF
3 MB
English
The V-Series brochure
12.06.2018
Brochures
PDF
9 MB
English
3D CAD drawings - Vi-SUB
11.05.2018
CAD Data 2D/3D
ZIP
538 KB
2D CAD drawings - Vi-SUB
09.05.2018
CAD Data 2D/3D
ZIP
168 KB
EU Declaration of Conformity (CE)
06.03.2018
Other documentation
PDF
53 KB
English
Vi-SUB Manual 1.3
02.11.2016
Manuals
PDF
697 KB
English
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