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Cerwin-Vega CVA-118 18" Active Subwoofer   (Open Box)
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Put a big throb on the dance floor!

The CVA-118 subwoofer is a high-performance, compact 18" active sub with 700W of efficient power output. The legendary Cerwin-Vega woofer design is reflected in this 18" woofer offering maximum bass performance with extreme power handling and exceptional low-frequency response. The CVA-118 speaker features built-in amplification for an integrated, all-in-one solution. A unique and striking cast aluminum grille protects the woofer while doubling as a heat-sink to minimize power compression and optimizing driver performance. Housed in a compact hardwood enclosure design the size of a standard 15" subwoofer footprint, the CVA-118 is highly portable and durable. Along with XLR and 1/4" TRS connectors, the CVA-118 has Master/Slave output connectors that allow for multiple CVA subwoofers to be daisy-chained together using a single signal. This compact active sub also features a 35 mm pole-mount socket to accommodate a satellite speaker for full range performance.

  • Custom 18" Cerwin-Vega woofer
  • Built-in system amplification
  • Master/slave output
  • Cast aluminum grille
  • Top-mount 35mm pole socket

CVA-118 18" Active Subwoofer

  • Frequency Response: 41 Hz - 135 Hz (±3 dB)
    Peak Power Handling: 1400W
    Program Power Handling: 700 watts
    Frequency Range: 38 Hz - 135 Hz (-10 dB)
    Max SPL: 131 dB
    Crossover: LPF 65 Hz - 130 Hz / HPF 35 Hz
    Driver: model, SW18C, size 18"
    18" Woofer with 3 " Voice Coil
    High Quality Carpet for Durability
    Dimensions (HxWxD): 25.0" x 21.0" x 23.5"
    Weight: 121 lb.

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Cerwin-VegaCVA-118 18" Active Subwoofer

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The best for the money

By jammer

from huntington wv

About Me Pro Audio / DJ


  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Good Power Output
  • Great Power
  • Great sound
  • Great Sound Quality


    Best Uses

    • Basic Systems
    • DJ / Mixing
    • Outdoors

    Comments about Cerwin-Vega CVA-118 18" Active Subwoofer:

    amp built in big plus

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)


    Awesome Sound.

    By Mike Tolleson

    from Conyers,Ga

    Comments about Cerwin-Vega CVA-118 18" Active Subwoofer:

    Its a no brainor. Your already gonna spend the money. Get the Cerwin Vega. You want be dissapointed.
    Easy to use as the master or a slave. Everything you need is there and simple to adjust.
    Built like a tank. Heavy duty Grill. Finish is durable.
    The price is a average price for a powered 18" sub. This one hits harder and is clearer than the jbl's ( That was hard for me to admit, cause I love jbl stuff ) , clearer than the mackie stuff too. Its got that deep , hard punch to it.

    (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)



    By Classaxman

    from Houston, Texas

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    Comments about Cerwin-Vega CVA-118 18" Active Subwoofer:

    Yikes, good strong thump. I auditioned several units from Yahmha and JBL, and this unit out thumped them all. Fortunately the bass is also very clean. Truly surprised to get this much out an 18in in a cab this compact. While it is compact, it weights a ton, but the sound is worth it. Only gripes are the controls for the high and low pass filters are a bit tough to turn and the chiped paint finish flakes of easily. A set of removal castors would have been nice.

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