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Cerwin-Vega Announces First 21-Inch Active Subwoofer Using Stroker Technology

New line of active subwoofers to launch at Musikmesse includes 21-inch and 18-inch models.

By PSW Staff July 23, 2007

The new Cerwin-Vega CVA-121 and CVA-118 active subwoofers

Cerwin Vega! has introduced a new line of professional Active Series subwoofers at Musikmesse. Comprised of models CVA-121 and CVA-118, they incorporate Cerwin Vega’s noted driver design and bass performance, incorporated in a small compact footprint, with built-in amplifiers providing a completely integrated active system.

Functional cast aluminum grills double as a heat-sink to minimize power compression and maximize driver performance.

Along with XLR and quarter-inch connectors, the CVA subwoofers have Master/Slave output connectors that allow for multiple CVA subwoofers to be daisy-chained together using a single signal.

The subwoofers also feature a 35 mm pole-mount socket to accommodate a satellite speaker for full range performance, and the CVA-121 includes removable steel casters for portability.

Both subwoofer enclosures are constructed of 18 mm hardwood and finished with the option of a durable Coolex polyurethane paint or high-grade black carpet finish.

The CVA-121 features Cerwin Vega’s Stroker technology, which utilizes a three spider driver design to optimize cone excursion and voice coil efficiency. The powerful built-in 1,200 watt (2,400 watt peak), high-efficiency Class H amplifier provides a highly-qualified amp solution.

In addition, the CVA-121 includes a unique onboard parametric equalizer that allows for added adjustment of the gain, frequency and Q for customized performance options. To add to its unique design, the subwoofer is housed in a cabinet the size of a traditional 18-inch subwoofer, and includes a striking cast aluminum grille design.

CVA-121
•  High-Performance 21-inch Woofer with Stroker Technology
•  Powerful Built-in 1200 watt Amplifier, 2400 watt Peak
•  Solid 18-mm Hardwood Enclosure Construction
•  Durable Coolex Polyurethane Paint Finish or Carpet Finish
•  Versatile Onboard Parametric Equalizer
•  Scalable with Multiple Subs using Master/Slave Outputs
•  Convenient Stereo Crossover Outputs
•  Weight: 180 lb (81 kg)
•  Dimensions (H x W x D): 31.75 in x 23.5 in x 23.5 in
•  MSRP $1,999

The CVA-118 includes a high-performance 18-inch Cerwin Vega woofer for extreme power handling and exceptional low-frequency response. Like its 21-inch big brother, the CVA-118 features built-in amplification for an integrated, all-in-one solution but with 700 watt (1,400 watt peak) of high performance output.

The overall size of the subwoofer is also minimal, housed in an enclosure the size of a standard 15-inch subwoofer.

CVA-118
•  High-Performance 18-inch Cerwin-Vega! Woofer
•  Powerful Built-in 700 watt Amplifier, 1400 watt Peak
•  Solid 18-mm Hardwood Enclosure Construction
•  Durable Coolex Polyurethane Paint or High Grade Carpet Finish
•  Scalable with Multiple Subs using Master/Slave Outputs
•  Convenient Stereo Crossover Outputs
•  Weight: 115 lb (52 kg)
•  Dimensions (H x W x D): 25.0 in x 21.0 in x 23.5 in
•  MSRP: $1,499

Richard Ngo-Tran, Cerwin Vega’s Product Marketing Manager, commented, “We’ve built a 50 year legacy on mastering the art of bass and continue that heritage today with the CVA subwoofer line. An active subwoofer series that demonstrates a level of innovation, uniqueness, and value is true to the Cerwin-Vega corporate culture.”

For more information:
Cerwin-Vega Website

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