BASSO R218 | IDEA Pro Audio

BASSO R218

Dual 18-inch Bass-Reflex Touring Subwoofer

BASSO R218 is very high performance professional touring sound subwoofer, created to be a reference in power delivery, tone and precision for the top-tier sound engineers worldwide seeking for ultimate subwoofer performance and Rental/Production companies in search for unbeatable cost-performance at the pinnacle of the touring sound business.

• 143 dB Peak SPL (w/ IDEA DSP settings)
• Premium European Last-Generation Beyma Transducers
• 3200 W RMS @4 Ohm
• 2 x 1600 W RMS @8 Ohm Dual-Channel Mode
• Three Neutrik NL4 connectors
• Dual 18 ̋ Direct Radiation Bass-Reflex design
• 8 integrated handles

• Main system for Regional Touring and Rental Companies
• FOH for high SPL venues and clubs

BASSO R218 is very high performance professional touring sound subwoofer, created to be a reference in power delivery, tone and precision for the top-tier sound engineers worldwide seeking for ultimate subwoofer performance and Rental/Production companies in search for unbeatable cost-performance at the pinnacle of the touring sound business.
Working with truly extended bandwidth, dynamic range, definition and superior SPL has forever been reserved for the luxurious elite; BASSO R218 makes that kind of performance available and affordable for professionals of all budgets and ROI expectations.
It features two revolutionary latest-Gen extra-long excursion and controlled linear displacement 18″ LEX Flagship NEO Woofers manufactured by BEYMA, equipped with unique cooling and thermal diffusion technologies, coupled with the most advanced precision manufacturing techniques and materials to deliver massive output with extremely reduced power compression and distortion, compared with any equivalent subwoofer in the market.
Ports and enclosures of the BASSO R218 have been carefully designed and built to be ready to endure the mechanical stress and demands of large scale productions while delivering vibration free, minimizing port noises, managing extreme SPL and remaining compact and light within reason.
BASSO R218 includes all the practical staples of live sound ground stacked, with handles and wheels positioned to facilitate load and setup, durable finish for metal and wooden parts, recessed front protection grill, vertical and horizontal wooden skates and a convenient front SpeakON NL-4 extra input.
Other rigging possibilities for flown and stacked applications with other IDEA point source and line-array speaker solutions are available, as well as transport/storage/weather protections accessories.
IDEA provides a library of presets for BASSO R218 for IDEA TEOd8, Powersoft X4/X8, QSC QSYS and other well-known DSP and amplifier manufacturers.

Enclosure design Bass Reflex
Transducers 2 x 18˝ LEX
RMS Power Handling * 3 200 W / 2 x 1600 W
Nominal Impedance 4 Ohm / 2 x 8 Ohm Bi-Amp
SPL (Continuous/Peak) 137/143 dB SPL
Frequency Response (-10 dB) 30 – 100/120/140 Hz
Frequency Range (-3 dB) 39 – 80/100/120 Hz
Dimensions (WxHxD) 1200 x 600 x 825 mm
(47,2 x 23,6 x 32,5 inch)
Weight 98 kg (216 lbs)
“Connectors
+/-1
+/-2”
3 x Neutrik speakON® NL-4 in Parallel
Input
Link
Cabinet Construction 18 mm Plywood
Grille 2 mm perforated weatherised steel with protective foam
Finish Durable IDEA proprietary Aquaforce paint coating process
Handles 8 integrated handles
Feet/Skates 4 skates (H/V)
Installation 1 x 36 mm Pole mount socket (V)
Accessories 35 mm Pole (K&M-21338)
Wheels (WH-04)

* IEC filtered pink noise with a 6dB crest factor, 2 hours