Cerwin Vega the Loud Speaker Company. For more than 50 years Cerwin Vega has set the standard for high performance professional and home audio sound with the right products, at the right prices and award-winning innovations. Cerwin Vega pro audio, home audio, floorstanding, bookshelf, center-channel, subwoofer, speakers and amplifiers. Musicians, performing artist, professionals, home theater enthusiast, mobile DJs, and production companies, we invite you to experience the kind of sound that's been disturbing the peace for a half century.

CERWIN VEGA
PROFESSIONAL AUDIO
SPEAKER AND SUBWOOFER RECOMMENDEDTIONS AND CONFIGURATIONS
 
 
cerwin-vega ampsRecommended Amps for CV Passives
Speaker Driver Rating Continuous Recommended Amp Mode Power
TS-42 2000w @ 8 ohms 2000w - 4000w CV-5000 Bridged 3600w
AB-36C 1600w @ 8 ohms 1600w - 3200w CV-2800 Bridged 1800w
EL-36C 1000w @ 8 ohms 1000w - 2000w CV1800 / CV-2800 Bridged 1200w / 1800w
JE-36C 1000w @ 8 ohms 1000w - 2000w CV1800 / CV-2800 Bridged 1200w / 1800w
CVP-2153 2000w @ 4 ohms 1500w - 2000w CV-2800 Bridged 2800w
CVP-1152 1000w @ 8 ohms 750w - 1000w CV1800 / CV-2800 Stereo 1200w / 1800w
CVP-121 2000w @ 8 ohms 2000w - 4000w CV-5000 Bridged 3600w
CVP-118 1400w @ 8 ohms 1400w - 2800w CV-2800 Bridged 1800w
INT-118 450w @ 8 ohms 450w - 900w CV-2800 Stereo 600w
INT-252 700w @ 4 ohms 700w - 1400w CV-2800 Stereo 900w
INT-152 400w @ 8 ohms 400w - 800w CV1800 / CV-2800 Stereo 600w / 400w
* Rule of thumb is to Overpower, Never Underpower!
 
Cerwin-Vega Top BoxesRecommended Top Boxes for Subs
Subwoofer Top Boxes
TS-42 CVP-2153
AB-36C CVP-2153 or CVP-1152
EL-36C CVP-2153 or CVP-1152 or (2) CVA-28
JE-36C CVP-2153 or CVP-1152 or INT-252V2 or INT-152V2 or (1) CVA-28
CVP-121 CVP-2153 or CVP-1152 or (3) CVA-28
CVP-118 CVP-2153 or CVP-1152 or (2) CVA-28
INT-118 INT-252V2 or INT-152V2 or CVA-28
CVA-121 CVP-2153 or CVP-1152 or (3/2) CVA-28
CVA-118 CVP-2153 or CVP-1152 or (2/1) CVA-28
CVA-115 CVP-1152 or (1) CVA-28
CVi 218S CVi -252 or INT-252V2 or CVP-2153
CVi-118S CVi -152 or INT-152V2 or CVP-1152
INT-118 INT-252V2 or INT-152V2 or CVA-28
 
Cerwin-Vega Active SeriesCVA Series Recommended Configurations
Audience Size Application Recommended Setup
Less than 150 Jazz / Bluegrass/Folk - up to 3 players 2 CVA-28, (1 per side), 1 CVA-115 sub or 1 CVA-118 sub
Jazz / Bluegrass/Folk - 4 or more players 2 CVA-28, (1 per side), 2 CVA-115 subs or 2 CVA-118 subs, (1 per side)
Rock/Pop 2 CVA-28, (1 per side), 2 CVA-115 subs or 2 CVA-118 subs or 2 CVA-121 subs, (1 per side)*
DJ 2 CVA-28, (1 per side), 2 CVA-121 subs, (1 per side)
150 to 250 Jazz / Bluegrass/Folk - up to 3 players 2 CVA-28, (1 per side), 2 CVA-115 subs or 2 CVA-118 subs, (1 per side)
Jazz / Bluegrass / Folk - 4 or more players 4 CVA-28, (2 per side), 2 CVA-115 subs or 2 CVA-118 subs, (1 per side)
Rock/Pop 4 CVA-28, (2 per side), 2 CVA-118 subs or 2 CVA-121 subs, (1 per side)*
DJ 4 CVA-28, (2 per side), 2 CVA-121 subs, (1 per side)
250 and up Jazz / Bluegrass / Folk - up to 3 players 4 CVA-28, (2 per side), 2 CVA-118 subs, (1 per side)
Jazz / Bluegrass / Folk - 4 or more players 6 CVA-28, (3 per side), 2 CVA-118 subs, or 2 CVA-121 subs, (1 per side)*
Rock / Pop 6 CVA-28, (3 per side), 2 CVA-118 subs, or 2 CVA-121 subs, (1 per side)*
DJ 6 CVA-28, (3 per side), 2 CVA-118 subs, or 2 CVA-121 subs, (1 per side)*
 
  • *Your subwoofer preference will be determined by your personal taste and transportation contraints.
  • The CVA-115 and CVA-118 provide excellent punch and attack for percussion and bass guitar.
  • The CVA-121 provides incredibly high powered low end for earthquake like rumble.