The all new Kinetic 18BA provides unbeatable power and low frequency performance in a portable and cost effective package.

The latest Class-D power amplifier technology is matched to our custom drive units and audiophile filters to provide the next generation of legendary performance that Wharfedale has become world famous for.

The same features as the tried and tested Kinetic 18B ensure durability and great sound quality, with the convenience and performance benefits that a self-powered, subwoofer brings.

The Kinetic 18BA is an excellent solution for small bands and portable DJ’s that require a big sound with deep powerful bass.

System type Active 18” Subwoofer
Frequency response +/- 3db 45-200kHz
Lf driver size mm / inches 470mm / 18”
Lf voice coil size 64.26m / 2.5”
AC Power details
Power Supply SMPS
AC Power Options AC100V-120V~ /220V-240V~,50/60Hz
Power On Indicator Green LED
Line Output Balanced
Line Output Connector Male XLR
Input A - type Balanced
Input Sensitivity 0dBu for Line in,-40dBu for MIC in
Maximum Input Level 20dBu
Input Connector ?” TRS Jack and Female XLR
Input Impedance 22kΩ Balanced / 11kΩ Unbalanced
Input B - type Balanced
Input Sensitivity 0dBu
Maximum Input Level 20dBu
Input Connectors ?” TRS Jack and Female XLR
Low-Frequency (Class D) 300W / 600W
Crossover Frequency Sweepable 80-200Hz
Amplifier Protection
Power On Protection Power switch on / off mute
Thermal Protection Amplifier shutdown, auto reset
Limiter Indicator Red LED
Power Indicator Green LED
Enclosure Material Particle Board
Colour Black Carpet
Net Weight 31.6kg
Gross Weight 34.42kg
Dimensions (Unpacked) 512x640x437 MM
Dimensions (Packed) 579x686x483 MM
  • Self Powered
  • Custom 18” Woofer with 2” Voice Coil
  • Class D Power Amplifier Module
  • Signal Limiting
  • Thermal, DC and Short Circuit Fault Protection
  • 80-200Hz Sweepable LPF Cutoff Point
  • 0/180° Polarity Switch
  • 2x ¼” TRS Jack and XLR Line Level Inputs
  • Balanced XLR Thru and HPF Outputs
  • Rear panel LED Limiting Indicator
  • Volume Control
  • Rugged Black Carpet Covered Enclosure