Compact and Versatile

The V8 is a two-way, high efficiency line array loudspeaker. It is designed as a compact high performance system to deliver high quality reinforcement of music and speech in a variety of applications including concert audio and corporate A/V presentations of all types—for both portable users and fixed venue installations.

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Essential Features

Key features:

  • Compact Line Array
  • FlatWave Former (Wave Shaping Device)
  • "AIM" Acoustic Intergrading Module
  • TrueAim Rigging [1 Degree Increments]
  • Tour grade enclosure and mechanics
  • Controlled Symmetrical Pattern
  • FIRmaker Beam Steering

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Technical Specifications

System Performance

Frequency Response (-3dB) * 65 Hz – 18 kHz
Frequency Range (-10dB) 52 Hz – 20 kHz
Recommended High-Pass 60 Hz – with minimum 24 dB / octave (4th order) Butterworth slope
Nominal directivity (-6dB) Horizontal: 120° symmetric
Nominal directivity (-6dB) Vertical: Dependent upon number of elements and line source curvature
Recommended Crossover Frequency 1.2 kHz (acoustic, active, external DSP)
RMS handling capacity ** LF: 400 W
HF: 150 W
Maximum SPL @ 1 Meter *** 138 dB ([WorxAudio] preset)

Transducers

Components LF: 8” (203.2mm) x 2, 2” (50.8) voice coil
HF: 1.4” Exit (35.56mm) x 1, 3” (76.2) voice coil
Nominal Impedance LF = 4 ohms, HF = 8 ohms, Self Powered
LF = 4 ohms, HF = 8 ohms, BiAmped

Physical

Enclosure Baltic birch plywood, engineered plastics, and aluminum frame
Finish Two-part spray catalyzed Polyurea coating on plywood
Grill 14-gauge (1.0 mm) perforated steel, powder-coated finish, black
Environmental Indoor use only
Connectors Two (2) parallel-wired NL4 Neutrik® Speakon® connectors
Power Amp Connectors Neutrik® powerCON (AC) XLR M/F (In/Out) or DANTE
Suspension/Mounting TrueAim® Tour side-plate rigging; optional array frame accessories
Dimensions 10.5” H x 28” W x 18” D (266.7 mm x 711.2 mm x 457.2 mm)
Net Weight 108 lb. (48.99 kg)
Shipping Weight 115 lb. (52.16 kg) - approximate with carton
Product Versions V8T-BiAmp, V8T-Powered, V8i-BiAmp, V8i-Powered
Digital Power Amp 500W (x1) LF, 500W (x1) HF
Digital program processing
XLR I/O-DANTE enabled
AC powerCON I/O

Footnotes

* Frequency response and range measured on-axis with anechoic environment.
** Power handling tested using pink noise filtered to meet IEC 268-5, 6 dB crest factor, 100 hours, with recommended EQ.
*** Peak level measured at 1m under free field conditions using 10 dB crest factor pink noise with specified ([WorxAudio] preset) and corresponding EQ settings.