DRM18S

18” 2000W Professional Powered Subwoofer

DRM18S

DRM Series Professional Powered Loudspeakers feature class-leading power, Advanced Impulse™ DSP for unmatched clarity, and the DRM Control Dashboard™ with full-color display for easy control.

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RAISING THE BAR FOR GREAT SOUND

RAISING THE BAR FOR GREAT SOUND

DRM Series Professional Powered Loudspeakers represent decades of innovation in acoustic, DSP, and amplifier design. Combining extensive tuning, premium components, and cutting-edge DSP – DRM Series Loudspeakers deliver the power, clarity, and ease of use you’ve been dreaming of in a system that won’t cost a fortune.

The DRM Series is perfect for mobile DJs, bands, clubs, houses of worship, production/install, and more. Available in multiple point source configurations, line array, plus companion powered subwoofer.

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ADVANCED IMPULSE™ DSP MODULE

What does it do for me?

Mackie’s filtering technology is not your typical speaker processing. The goal of our Advanced Impulse™ DSP is to remove all the anomalies that loudspeakers and horns contribute to a signal, from “honkiness” or “squelch” to "mushy" low end, effectively making the drivers "invisible" and output nothing but perfect, clean sound. By more intelligently (and more thoroughly) employing the benefits of FIR filtering, Advanced Impulse DSP eliminates undesired acoustic anomalies across the entire dispersion zone (horizontal and vertical), as well as frequency range and time domain.Mackie Advanced Impulse DSP

How it's done

The main way this is accomplished is by measuring the negative frequency response and time domain impacts that each transducer and horn in the system introduces – on axis as well as off – and reversing/correcting for those anomalies before the signal hits the speaker. The result is the output from the speaker is fully corrected for flat, clear, time-aligned, and smooth sound throughout the entire time, space, and response domains. Want to learn more? Check out the full rundown from a Mackie Acoustic Engineer!

DRM - CONTROL DASHBOARD™

DRM Control Dashboard™

When setup time is limited, changes need to happen on the fly, or you just want to get your system going without extra hassle, the last thing you need is the controls on your loudspeakers being difficult.

The DRM Control Dashboard™ starts with a big, bright, full-color display that is easy to read and offers unmatched visual feedback on levels, adjustments, and more. The default window keeps you informed on every critical setting at a glance. Big green level meters let you know clearly when you have signal and if it is clipping.

But how do I control it? One single knob, that's it. Spin to select what you want, push in, set it how you like it, done.

Control Overview

  • 3-Band Parametric EQ
  • Venue Specific Voicing Modes
  • Array Modes (DRM12A Only)
  • Variable Crossover
  • Alignment Delay
  • Configuration
  • Real-time amplifier temperature

Full features

High-efficiency 2000W Class-D amplifier offers ample headroom for professional applications

  • Universal power supply (100-240 VAC) with Power Factor Correction technology ensures consistent performance even with unstable AC power
  • Next-gen protection circuitry keeps transducers safe and ensures peak performance in all applications

Advanced Impulse™ DSP Module

  • Precision acoustic correction delivers reference quality sound that is consistent even at high SPL

DRM Control Dashboard™ features a high-resolution full color display for easy single-knob access to configuration, processing, and more

  • View current crossover setting, high-resolution metering, and more from a single overview window
  • User adjustable variable crossover point allows for matching to any speaker system plus a DRM specific mode tailors DRM18S for full-range DRM loudspeakers
  • Save and recall up to 6 user presets for various applications and venues
  • Cardioid mode allows for easy setup of a directional subwoofer array
  • Screensaver plus dimmer and contrast control
  • Polarity Invert
  • Alignment Delay control for delay stacks
  • System lock with 4-digit passcode

Dual independent input channels with Full-Range Direct and High-Pass outputs

Premium components

  • Road-worthy 18mm plywood construction and internal bracing offers optimal acoustic performance with a touring-grade textured coating and powder-coated heavy gauge steel grille
  • 18” High-excursion woofer offers increased bass response, low distortion, and professional reliability to withstand the most demanding applications

Acoustic design with no compromises

  • Ample internal volume and precision tuned ports naturally deliver the bass you need with minimal distortion

Versatile configuration options

  • Flyable via optional FB100 Fly Bar and FKDRM18S Flyware Kit
  • M20 threaded pole attachment for use with DRM Series loudspeakers and other pole mountable speakers
  • Max SPL: 135 dB
  • 90 lb / 40.8 kg

Product comparison

 
Product
Power
LF Driver
HF Driver
Inputs
Aux Inputs
Outputs
Frequency Response
Max SPL
 
 
DRM212
DRM215
DRM315
DRM12A
DRM18S
DRM212
DRM215
DRM315
DRM12A
DRM18S
1600W
1600W
2300W
2000W
2000W
12
15
15 - Mid 6.5"
12
18"
1.4"
1.4"
1.4"
1.4" (x3)
-
Dual XLR/TRS
Dual XLR/TRS
Dual XLR/TRS
XLR
Stereo XLR
Stereo 1/8"
Stereo 1/8"
Stereo 1/8"
-
-
XLR Direct Out per channel + Mix Out
XLR Direct Out per channel + Mix Out
XLR Direct Out per channel + Mix Out
XLR Direct Out per channel
Stereo High-Pass XLR + Stereo Full-Range XLR Mix Out
45Hz - 20 kHz
43Hz - 20 kHz
35Hz - 20 kHz
50Hz - 20 kHz
30Hz - 120Hz
134 dB
135 dB
137 dB
135 dB
135 dB
$ 999.99
$ 1099.99
$ 1299.99
$ 1749.99
$ 1199.99