The Martin Audio W8VDQ combines line array and differential dispersion technologies to provide an advanced solution to the requirement of even coverage over wide angles and throw distances. Short throw horizontal dispersion is 120º, narrowing to 100º as throw increases.



  • Compact, 3-way, differential directivity system
  • Hybrid® quad 8” (200mm) LF + MF configuration
  • LF + MF - 102dB @ 2.83V, 1m (single cabinet)
  • Quad 1” (25mm) HF, all horn loaded - 106dB @ 2.83V, 1m
  • Max 131dB continuous, 137dB peak output
  • Consistent 100º long throw, 120º short throw
  • (-6dB) horizontal mid and HF pattern control
  • 30º vertical differential directivity, VDQ
  • Passive or bi-amp operation
  • Optional yoke/spigot mount adaptor
  • Compatible with WMX, WS18X and WS218Xsubwoofers


  • Live sound reinforcement
  • Corporate events
  • Theatre sound reinforcement
  • Fixed installations

    Martin Audio W8VDQ Compact 3-Way Differential Directivity System

    £3,817.00 Regular Price
    £3,387.81Sale Price
    • TYPE Three-way passive/biamp
      FREQUENCY RESPONSE (1) 60Hz-18kHz ± 3dB
      • 2 x 8” (200mm), 2” (50mm) voice coil, reflexloaded direct radiators
      • 2 x 8” (200mm), 2” (50mm) voice coil, neodymium magnet, front horn loaded, rear reflex loaded drivers
      • 4 x 1” (25mm) exit HF compression drivers, horn loaded
      RATED POWER (2)
      • LF+MF: 800W AES, 3200W peak
      • HF: 150W AES, 600W peak
      • Passive: 800W AES, 3200W peak
      • LF+MF: 102dB
      • HF: 106dB
      • Passive: 101dB, rising to 105dB at HF
      MAXIMUM SPL @ 1M 131dB continuous, 137dB peak
      • LF+MF: 6Ω
      • HF: 6Ω
      • Passive: 6Ω
      DISPERSION (-6DB) 100-120º horizontal, 30º vertical (VDQ)
      CROSSOVER 300Hz passive, 2.2kHz active or passive
      ENCLOSURE 70 litre, multi-laminate birch ply
      FINISH Textured black paint
      PROTECTIVE GRILLE Black perforated steel
      CONNECTORS 2 x Neutrik NL4
      • LF+MF: 1+,1-
      • HF: 2+,2-
      • Passive: 1+,1-
      • 9 x M10 inserts
      • Pole mount socket
      • 2 x bar handles
      • (W) 628mm x (H) 506mm x (D) 369mm
      • (W) 24.7ins x (H) 19.9ins x (D) 14.6ins
      WEIGHT 47kg (103.5lbs)


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