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Velodyne Digital Drive Series DD-18

Velodyne Digital Drive Series DD-18
alaScore 87

10 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Velodyne Digital Drive Series DD-18. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Velodyne Digital Drive Series DD-18 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Josh Ricci (

Velodyne Digital Drive Plus 18 (DD18+) Subwoofer Review


Velodyne's Digital Drive series is legendary for its technologically advanced sealed designs, active servo control and high fidelity, low distortion output. If the DD18+ is any indication Velodyne has significantly raised the bar with the new "Plus"...

Good looking ; Top notch parts and construction quality ; Feature laden: DSP, presets, remote, EQ, measurement system, accessory pack, etc ; Great all around performance

Very expensive ; Heavy ; Set-up options can be overwhelming

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : mark (

Velodyne DD-18 Subwoofer System Review


The DD–18 is a big sub that delivers truly big sub sound. It does so with a driver packed with performance-enhancing features, as well as a sophisticated digital drive control system. In every way that is important, the DD – 18 excels, making it a...

Extremely Low Distortion ; Auto PEQ ; Selectable Preset Listening Modes, Including EQ Defeat ; Includes Calibrated Mic & Accessories ; Advanced Digital Control System ; Advanced Driver Design ; Useful Manual Included ; Remote Control ; Daisy-chain With...

Mic clasps don’t fit standard mic stand mount ; HP filter not adjustable

Jul, 2009

Expert review by : John E. Johnson, Jr. (

Velodyne DD-18+ Subwoofer


Just when you think a product can't get any better, it gets better. Velodyne, renown manufacturer of subwoofers from the very small to the very large, has released its latest very large sub, the DD-18+. It has a 1,250 watt RMS power amplifier (3,000...

The Velodyne DD-18+ subwoofer is so good, it is almost a scientific instrument. I think the software could use a couple more versions to make it easier to work with, and those will come. The main item of interest is the performance, and this subwoofer...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Velodyne DD-18 review


There's more to this beast than blunt force

Simply extraordinary power and depth ; sensational integration, thanks to its sophisticated equalisation system

It’s huge ; the Wilson Benesch Torus and Eclipse TD 725SW are slightly more musical, but neither can rival it for movie muscle

A fabulous home cinema subwoofer: if you’ve got the space, the money and the inclination, you’ve got to give it a listen

Jun, 2007

Product Specifications

Velodyne has achieved digital perfection with the Digital Drive Series subwoofers. The Digital Drive Series features Velodynes revolutionary Digital Drive room management technology that takes subwoofer room equalization to a new level. This latest Velodyne innovation allows the subwoofers frequency response in any room to be measured and digitally corrected in real-time using a supplied microphone, and stored in the units memory to assure ideal performance in the consumers listening area.

Dimensions & Weight



Manufacturer:Velodyne Acoustics
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Velodyne Digital Drive Series



Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Max (RMS) Output Power:3000Watt
Response Bandwidth:14 - 120Hz
Speaker System Type:Subwoofer