Electro-Voice ZXA1 12" 700W Powered PA Subwoofer


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Electro-Voice ZXA1 12" 700W Powered Subwoofer

The Electro-Voice ZXA1 Sub is a compact 1 x 12" subwoofer rated at 700W.

Weighing in at just 46 lbs, it is meant to be a portable subwoofer solution for small to medium size venues.

It also has a compact profile that makes it easy to position, be it mounted or on the floor.

It has a built-in 100Hz high-pass filter to save your main speaker from having to process the lower frequencies, thereby increasing efficiency.


  • Frequency Response: 53Hz–93Hz (-3dB)
  • Crossover: 100Hz
  • Max SPL: dB
  • Power Rating: 700 Watts
  • Drivers: 1 x 12"
  • Input Connectors: 2 x XLR Stereo
  • Output Connectors: 2 x XLR Stereo
  • Polarity: Switchable
  • Enclosure Material: Plywood
  • Dimensions: 15.75” x 17.50” x 18.00”
  • Weight: 46 lbs (20.9 kg)

The Electro-Voice ZXA1 Sub gets a lot of kudos from owners, including sound technicians, band directors and musicians. Many appreciate its sonic fidelity, so much so that some even report that it sounds better overall than bigger 15" subs. Many also commend its solid build, which surprising given its light weight.

There are a few who wish for extra features like having an adjustable crossover frequency.

If you're looking for a compact subwoofer for small to medium venues, then this is worth checking out.

Although this was previously on our recommended list, there are now more highly rated options available which you can see in our guide to The Best Powered PA Subwoofers