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Cerwin-Vega AB-36C Afterburner 18" Folded Horn Subwoofer Speaker
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The Cerwin-Vega AB-36C Afterburner speaker is a highly advanced design that incorporates Cerwin-Vega's 50 years of experience in building some of the...Click To Read More About This Product
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Delivers massive bass power for demanding environments.
The Cerwin-Vega AB-36C Afterburner speaker is a highly advanced design that incorporates Cerwin-Vega's 50 years of experience in building some of the industry's best-known subwoofers. Its design makes it ideal for use in the most demanding environments where pure bass power is the goal, such as installations, live sound, mobile DJs, and club applications.
With 6-1/2' of folded horn chamber length in the cabinet, the AB-36C Folded Horn Subwoofer has bass frequency extension similar to a 36" driver with even more SPL performance. The AB-36C features Stroker Technology for increased power handling, decreased distortion, and radial cooling fins. A striking die-cast door has improved heat dissipation capabilities and sports a Stroker 18 metal badge. In addition, the curved horn mouth bracing provides a smoother frequency response and the enhanced front corner bracing offers extra durability.
Cerwin-Vega! Folded Horns: Often Imitated, Never Duplicated Cerwin-Vega’s folded horn subwoofers are THE standard when it comes to folded horns. These subwoofers combine advanced design, superior speaker technology and precision manufacturing to deliver a product that is truly a sonic experience. The Cerwin-Vega! folded horns have been acoustically optimized to achieve high output and low distortion while maintaining clarity and impact. Special attention to rear chamber, throat geometry, and horn profile results in a folded horn design that doesn’t exhibit the typical horn coloration of competing products. Cerwin-Vega! folded horns contain a longer sound path which amplifies the bass frequencies while keeping the enclosure compact in size for portability. The path length and flare rate deliver bone crushing low-end down to 29 Hz. Many companies attempt to duplicate Cerwin-Vega’s performance in folded horns, but ultimately they all fall (and sound) flat. A great folded horn is as much about the loudspeaker driver design as it is about the cabinet geometry. Cerwin-Vega! is the ONLY company (in our not so humble, 50+ years of experience opinion) to get all of these factors perfectly tuned and balanced. A Cerwin-Vega! folded horn plays louder, sounds better and will stick with you longer than the “clones.” Brutally Efficient Cerwin-Vega! folded horns, on average, produce 6 dB more output at 1 watt than ported direct fire subwoofers. This results in two times the SPL output with half the number of drivers. System costs are drastically reduced due to the need for fewer cabinets. Powering far fewer cabinets yields large cost savings in amplification. The net result is loud sub bass that moves enough air to blow the hairpiece off the competition. If you do pair the folded horns, you’ll get the added benefit of an increased horn mouth area effectively extending the low frequency range and mutual low frequency coupling, which doubles the low frequency amplitude. The result? A mind-blowing level of bass performance like nothing you've experienced. Ready for Roadies Of course, the C-Series folded horn systems have integrated wheels and a new Cerwin-Vega! Ergonomic handle for increased portability. The ergonomic design allows the C-Series to be moved by a single person. Even the mighty TS-42 folded horn is designed to pass through standard doorways with ease.
Newly designed 18” woofer with Stroker™ technology for increased output and reduced distortion Improved power handling to 1600 w Radial cooling fins located outside the aluminum Stroker™ pole, increase cooling and improve the AB-36C’s efficiency Stroker™ pole is vented out the back of the back plate for improved voice coil cooling Aluminum cooling ring above voice coil gap for improved heat transfer from the voice coil, providing improved power handling and reduced compression Stroker™ technology adds a third plane of suspension eliminating cone rocking and allows increased excursion while maintaining a tight gap that provides higher sensitivity The six magnet sections and the tunnels located between them, provide cooling below the top plate Rugged new die cast door provides improved heat dissipation & displays Stroker™ metal badge New curved horn mouth bracing for smoother frequency response Steel front corner bracing to improve cabinet strength Extra handles, ergonomic balanced design, and larger casters for easy handling
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