The EVOLVE 50 Portable Column System is a three component loudspeaker system powered by a 1000 W Class-D amplifier and driven by Electro-Voice’s QuickSmartDSP.
The system consists of a 15 mm wooden, ported, powered subwoofer enclosure that houses a 12” subwoofer capable of a functional frequency output down to 37 Hz.
The bi-directional aluminum pole’s connection to the subwoofer is secured using a magnet, and the column array is gravity-held to the sub pole. The signal is internally routed to the components.
Eight 3.5″ neodymium drivers in the column array coupled with the 12″ subwoofer delivers up to 127 dB SPL. The eight composite waveguides control high frequencies with 120° of horizontal coverage, and 40° of asymmetrical (down-facing) vertical coverage to ensure suitable output for sitting and standing audiences. The sub pole and column array come prepackaged in a carrying bag.
The processing engine allows for easy setup via four presets (Music, Live, Speech, and Club), three-band EQ, five user-programmable presets (Store and Recall settings), output delay, phantom power (+15V), visual monitoring of limiter status, input level control and meters, and master volume control to ensure optimal gain structure.
The new Electro-Voice QuickSmart Mobile application utilizes Bluetooth Low Energy (BTLE) technology for the wireless configuration, control, and monitoring of up to six EVOLVE 50 systems simultaneously. High resolution Bluetooth audio streaming adds convenience for wireless music playback in breakout rooms, intermission, and musical accompaniment.
|Frequency response (-3 dB)1||43 Hz-20 KHz|
|Frequency range (-10 dB)1||37 Hz-20 KHz|
|Maximum SPL2||127 dB|
|Coverage (H x V)||120° x 40°|
|Amplifier rating||1000 W|
|LF channel rating||500 W|
|HF channel rating||500 W|
|Crossover frequency||200 Hz|
|Connectors||2x XLR/TRS Combo Jack Input
1x 3.5 mm Input
1x Stereo RCA Input
1x Wireless Bluetooth® Audio Input
1x XLR THRU Output
1x XLR MIX OUT Output
|Enclosure||Sub: 15 mm plywood
|Grille||Steel with black or white powder coat|
|Color||Black or white|
|Dimensions (HxWxD): mm (in)||Sub: 530 x 345 x 471 (20.9 x 13.6 x 18.5)
Column: 825 x 102 x 172 (32.5 x 4.0 x 6.9)
Pole: 929 x 48.5 x 55 (36.6 x 1.9 x 2.2)
|Net weight||Sub: 44.66 lb (20.3 kg)
Column: 10.34 lb (4.7 kg)
Pole: 2.75 lb (1.25 kg)
Sub cover: 0.9 lb (0.4 kg)
Bag for column and pole: 1.87 (0.85 kg)
|Shipping weight||Sub box: 50.71 lb (23 kg)
Column box: 18.30 lb (8.3 kg)
|Power consumption3||100-240 V AC, 50-60 Hz, 1.5-0.6 A|