VTX A8
Dual 8" Compact Line Array Loudspeaker With 110º Dispersion


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Dual 8" Compact Line Array Loudspeaker With 110º Dispersion
The VTX A8 is a next-generation line array element that delivers JBL Professional’s flagship VTX A Series technology in a compact solution for small to mid-size rental and installed applications. The VTX A8 was designed to solve the diverse sound reinforcement needs of production companies, rental houses, theaters, houses of worship, as well as production applications requiring front fills, side arrays or other auxiliary support for larger-scale VTX systems. Proprietary JBL woofers and our latest-generation high-frequency transducer and waveguide technology, provides unmatched performance, efficiency, and a consistent 110-degrees of horizontal coverage. The A8 combines two 8” woofers, four 3.5” midrange drivers and two 2” high-frequency drivers in a single low-profile cabinet. Proprietary double-flared low-frequency ports, precisely calculated for greater low-frequency performance extend the usable operating range down to 49Hz. The VTX A8 shares the VTX A Series’ patented rigging mechanism and suspension system for streamlined deployment, while a comprehensive suite of accessories open up a world of configuration options.

Used on its own or in conjunction with the VTX B18, A12 or A12W, the VTX A8 expands the JBL VTX A Series to offer audio professionals a complete toolset for designing optimal sound systems for any application.

FEATURES
  • Innovative 3-way (bi-amp) design for best-in-class performance
  • JBL Differential Drive™ woofers and Slip Stream™ ports deliver optimal bass response down to 49 Hz
  • Common HF compression driver across A-Series products provides excellent sonic consistency
  • Mid-frequency Radiation Boundary Integrator® (RBI) design maximizes transducer density and improves horizontal directivity
  • Innovative auto-locking rigging mechanism for streamlined, rapid deployment
  • Built-in MF/HF passive network allows for reduced amplifier channels
  • Full-face, enclosed grille for refined aesthetics and weatherization (IP55)
  • Comprehensive mounting accessories expand configuration options
  • Integrates seamlessly with JBL system control and prediction software
  • Compact, lightweight design



SPECIFICATIONS
Frequency Response (-10dB) 50Hz - 19kHz (Preset: VTX A8)
Coverage Pattern Horizontal: 110-degrees nominal (300Hz - 18kHz)
Vertical: Varies with array size and configuration
Max SPL 139 dB (Preset: VTX A8)
System Processing Crown Audio I-Tech HD Series, Crown Audio I-Tech 4x3500HD
IP Rating IP55 (IEC 60529)
Dimensions (H x W x D) 226.60mm x 761.29mm x 375.16mm
8.92in x 29.97in x 14.77in
Weight 29.5 kg (65.0 lbs)

ACCESSORIES
VTX A8 AF | Array Frame

Highlights:
  • Support for up to 24 x VTX A8 enclosures
  • Compatible with VTX A8 and VTX B18
  • Several pick-point options
  • 0.5° pick-point resolution
  • Built-in storage position for extension bar
  • Includes 1 x VTX A8 AF EB extension bar
  • Support for 3rd-party laser inclinometers
  • Compatible shackle size: 5/8”
Included:
  • 1 x VTX A8 AF
  • 1 x Extension Bar
  • 1 x Laser Bracket
  • 3 x 5/8” Shackles

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VTX A8 AF EB | Extension Bar

Highlights:
  • Extension Bar for use with VTX A8 AF
  • 0.5° pick-point resolution
  • Includes 3 x shackles and mounting brackets
  • Lightweight design
  • Compatible shackle size: 5/8”
Included:
  • 1 x VTX A8 AF EB Extension Bar
  • 3 x 5/8” Shackles
  • 4 x VTX Extension Bar Attachment Brackets
  • 1 x Set of Screws for Bracket Installation

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VTX A8 SB | Suspension Bar

Highlights:
  • Versatile suspension bar accessory
  • Compatible with VTX A8 and VTX B18
  • Used for suspension or pull-back applications
  • Support for up to 24 x A8 or 16 x B18 enclosures
  • Lightweight design
  • Shackle Size: 5/8”
Included:
  • 1 x VTX A8 SB Suspension Bar
  • 1 x 5/8” 4.5T Shackle

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VTX A8 MF | Mini Frame

Highlights:
  • Compact and lightweight design
  • Compatible with VTX A8 and VTX B18 enclosures
  • Single-point and side-by-side pick-point options
  • 0.5° pick-point resolution
  • 3-part collapsible design
  • Compatible shackle size: 1/2"
Included:
  • 1 x VTX A8 MF Mini Frame
  • 2 x 1/2" Shackles

IMAGES
DOCUMENTATION
VTX RC500 | Rotating Clamp

Highlights:
  • Universal truss/pipe clamp adapter
  • Support for up to 500 kg (1100 lbs)
  • Adjustable clamping mechanism
  • Pipe range: 1” – 2”
  • Includes bearing for smooth 360° rotation
  • 10° rotation marks for horizontal array aiming
Included:
  • 1 x VTX RC500 Rotating Camp

IMAGES
DOCUMENTATION
VTX DELTA

The VTX Delta Plate is a rigging accessory used for controlling the horizontal aiming of an array. Two chain motors are attached to the Delta Plate, allowing for adjustments of up to +/- 10 degrees. The VTX Delta Plate can be also used to distribute the weight of an array to two points, and the recommended space between the two pick points is 1 meter (3.3’). The VTX Delta Plate is compatible with all JBL line array products and it can support the weight of up to 24 enclosures. The VTX Delta Plate is made out of high-grade steel and comes with 2 x 5/8” shackles.
Highlights:
  • High-quality universal delta plate accessory
  • Support for up to 24 x JBL Line Array enclosures
  • Allows for up to +/- 10 degrees of horizontal adjustment
  • Lightweight design
  • Includes 3 x 5/8” shackles
  • Recommended point spacing: 1 meter (3.3’)
  • Color: black
Included:
  • 1 x VTX Delta - Rigging delta plate
  • 3 x 5/8” CM Shackles

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VTX A8 VT | Vertical Transporter

Highlights:
  • Vertical transport cart for 4 x VTX A8 enclosures
  • Truck-friendly dimensions
  • Includes a hard top for easy stacking
  • Built-in stacking features for easy storage
  • Lightweight design
  • Heavy-duty casters
Included:
  • 1 x VTX A8 VT
  • 1 x VT-TOP

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VTX A8 VT CVR | Cover

Highlights:
  • Heavy-duty soft cover for VTX A8 enclosures
  • Covers 4 x VTX A8 enclosures on a VTX A8 VT
  • Includes input-panel flaps for testing purposes
  • Clear see-through pocket for shipping labels
  • Handle cut-outs for easy transportation
  • Folds and stores in the VTX A8 VT
  • Heavy-duty industrial-grade zippers
Included:
  • 1 x VTX A8 VT CVR Soft Cover

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DOCUMENTATION
VTX A8 BP | Base Plate

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