ANAHEIM, California – At Winter NAMM 2016, JBL Professional by HARMAN is showcasing the EON618S, an 18-inch, 1000W powered subwoofer that is durable, supports true low-frequency extension and can be controlled wirelessly. In keeping with its hugely popular predecessors in the long line of portable EON loudspeakers, the JBL EON618S is designed to meet the demands of today’s working musicians and sound providers in the areas of flexibility, portability and ease of use. JBL Professional designed the subwoofer to be simultaneously lightweight and rugged, aesthetically compatible with nearly any setting and, perhaps most importantly, capable of delivering sound that is both clear and powerful.
While the JBL EON618S weighs in at just 78 pounds, it delivers a range of robust new features and capabilities. The subwoofer’s maximum SPL output is 134 dB, with a frequency range of 3Hz – 150Hz (-10 dB) and a frequency response of 42.5Hz – 150Hz ( -3 dB). DSP parameters, including presets for EON600, EON200 and other manufacturers’ full-range loudspeakers, can be controlled via a Bluetooth app for iOS and Android. Selectable crossover presets are available through the EON Connect app. The JBL EON618S is tuned for optimal performance with the JBL EON610, JBL EON612 and JBL EON615 full-range systems.
Aesthetic and functional design enhancements to the JBL EON618S include premium handles, a standard M20 threaded pole cup and an extremely rugged enclosure. The JBL EON618S sub’s design maximizes cabinet volume while maintaining a highly transportable form factor.
“Delivering a top-notch audio experience in both sound and function is a hallmark of the JBL brand,” said Craig Lambrecht, Retail Solutions Manager, HARMAN Professional. “With the addition of the EON618S we are proud to extend an already successful product line with a new 18” powered subwoofer that fills our customers’ needs for powered speaker technology and Bluetooth control.”
The JBL EON618S extends a tradition that started in 1995 with the introduction of the first HARMAN JBL EON portable PA loudspeakers, nearly one million of which have been used for countless applications since. In January 2014, JBL Professional continued the line’s tradition of excellence with the JBL EON600 Series loudspeakers, featuring waveguide technology for uniform coverage, an updated design with a new enclosure for road-worthy durability and Bluetooth control of all EQ functions for easy system adjustment. The entire JBL EON600 Series leverages the latest technologies in cabinet materials, acoustic science, transducer design and user friendliness.
More information on the EON 618S can be found at http://www.jblpro.com/www/products/portable-market/eon600-series/eon618s#.Vl4obt-rTPA
HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions and connected services. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. The Company’s software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 28,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $6.4 billion during the 12 months ended September 30, 2015. The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.