The QSC KW181 is an 18” powered subwoofer boasting a 1000 W class D amplifier. It’s smaller than other subs with similar specs, making it more convenient for anyone using a car to transport their gear.

The KW181 has a more rounded, even tone than some other subs. DSP signal processing further enhances this sub’s audio performance.

In this series of articles, we take an in-depth look at the Mackie QSC KW181’s features and compare it to its rivals.

Power 1000W
LF Driver 18”
Inputs 2 x XLR-1/4”
Aux Input No
Outputs 2 x XLR
Frequency Response 40 Hz–112 Hz
Max SPL 135 dB peak
Weight 93.6 lb (42.5 kg)
Price https://geni.us/s6QtX