DR/DRS18-1 (Legacy)


DR/DRS18-1 (Legacy)

Direct Radiating Subwoofers

Cutting edge high-power woofers and large rock-solid enclosures in a classic vented direct radiating design provide the natural uncolored sub bass favored by audio professionals around the world.

Wherever audiences and operators demand the ultimate in sub bass performance, the DR18-1R and DRS18-1B subwoofers deliver the emotional impact obtainable only from 18 inch subwoofers. All DR18-1R subwoofers are RHAON empowered for flexible analog and digital signal distribution and loudspeaker management and control over a standard Ethernet network.

DR18-1R Self-Powered 18-inch Subwoofers with integral PM-1LR amplifier and loudspeaker specific signal processing and protection also include RHAON for flexible digital signal distribution, loudspeaker management and control.

DRS18-1B Non-Powered Subwoofers offer the same high performance as the self-powered DR18-1R series only externally powered.

• Powerful 18″ Subwoofers
Provide high-impact, high-level (130 dB peak SPL on the DRS18-1B) sub-bass performance.

• High Power, High Performance Woofers
With long throw magnetic structures assure linear cone movement at all power levels.

• Great Versatility
All DR18-1R and DRS18-1B subwoofers are available in either portable or fixed installation versions in a wide choice of finishes. Weather resistant models are also available.


• Virtually any application where the visceral impact obtainable only from high power 18″ subwoofers is required.

• Multi-channel A/V playback systems, live sound and music systems in clubs and disco’s, performing art centers, theaters, houses of worship, etc.

• High quality speech and music systems, surround sound systems, board room systems, etc.

• A/V rentals, portable sound systems for performing artists and lecturers, small bands, choral groups, etc.

Technical Information

Sensitivity: DRS18-1B 98 dB (1 W/1m) @ 50 HZ
DR18-1R 1.4 V (for rated power output)
Max SPL: DRS18-1B 127 dB program, 130 dB peak
DR18-1R 127 dB program, 128.5 dB peak
Freq. Response: All Models 32 Hz to 120 Hz
LF Drivers: DRS18-1B Model SSL18-7, 18″ cone woofer; 800 W program @ 8 ohms
DR18-1R Model SSL18-8, 18″ cone woofer; 800 W program @ 4 ohms
Power: DRS18-1B 800 Watts program @ 8 Ohms
DR18-1R See PM-1LR amplifier specifications
Connectors: DRS18-1B Looping Neutrik 4-pin connectors or screw terminals
DR18-1R See PM-1LR specifications
Enclosure: All Models 13 ply hardwood, heavily braced, perforated metal
Finish: All Models Black or white paint
Natural (unfinished)
Custom colors
Weather resistant
Hardware: All Models Handles
Metric M10 universal mounting hardware
PM3-WRKIT WR amplifier kit
Dimensions: All Models 32 1/2″ H x 21″ W x 32″ D
(82.6 cm x 53.3 cm x 81.3 cm)
Weight: DRS18-1B 140 Lbs. (63.5 kg)
DR18-1R 178 Lbs. (81 kg)