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d&b audiotechnik V8

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Product Overview

The symmetrical dipolar arrangement of the neodymium LF drivers around the centrally mounted coaxial MF and HF components allows a smooth overlap of the adjacent frequency bands in the crossover design.

This results in an exceptional 80° horizontal constant directivity dispersion control nominally being maintained down to 250 Hz. The mechanical and acoustical design enables flown vertical arrays of up to twenty four loudspeakers. It can be used in columns of purely V8 loudspeakers or combined with V12s and / or with V-SUBs.

The V8 can only be driven by the d&b D12 dual channel amplifier configured for the V8. More detailed information on specific loudspeaker setups with the D12 amplifier is available either in the relevant loudspeaker or D12 manual.

Applications

  • Live music
  • Playback
  • Speech

Rigging Tutorial – V-SUB and V8, V12 or Y-SUB and Y8, Y12

Features

The V8 cabinet is constructed from marine plywood and has an impact and weather protected PCP (Polyurea Cabinet Protection) finish. The front of the loudspeaker cabinet is protected by a rigid metal grill backed by an acoustically transparent foam. Each side panel incorporates a handle while two additional recessed grips are provided at the rear bottom of the cabinet.

Specifications

  • V8 system data
  • Frequency response (–5 dB standard) 67 Hz - 18 kHz
  • Frequency response (–5 dB CUT mode) 100 Hz - 18 kHz
  • Max. sound pressure (1 m, free field) with D12 139 dB
    (SPLmax peak, pink noise test signal with crest factor of 4)
  • V8 loudspeaker
  • Nominal impedance 8 ohms
  • Power handling capacity (RMS/peak 10 ms) 500/2000 W
  • Nominal dispersion angle (horizontal) V8 80°
  • Nominal dispersion angle (horizontal) V12 120°
  • Splay angle setting 0° ...14 ° in 1° increments
  • Components 2 x 10“ driver
    1 x 8“ driver
    2 x 1.4” exit compression driver
    Passive crossover network
  • Connections 2 x EP5
  • Pin assignment EP5: 1: + / 2: –
  • Weight 34 kg

Product Downloads

  • V8 Mobile Sound Products Brochure PDF 4.8 MB
  • V8 User Manual v1.6 PDF 1.1 MB
  • V8 V-Series Rigging Manual v1.9 PDF 8.2 MB

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*Prices are in AUD, include GST and are subject to change. Please call National Audio for pricing and availability on the V8.