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Velodyne Digital Drive Series DD-18

Velodyne Digital Drive Series DD-18
alaScore 86

7 reviews

Feb, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Velodyne Digital Drive Series DD-18. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 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 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 7 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

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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: 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: Adam Rayner (

Velodyne DD18+ review


The pinnacle of the revamped DD range is built for the biggest rooms

Single-driver high-end taut quality, with all the muscle and terror of a huge multi-driver effort ; Flexible EQ system

Massive enclosure ; High-end price tag

Jun, 2011

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