Electro-Voice Evolve 30M Portable Powered Column PA System
The Electro-Voice Evolve 30M Portable Powered Column PA System makes light work of generating its high-quality, pro-performance sound. It’s compact dimensions, easy assembly/breakdown and highly convenient carry-cases make this an ideal PA for solo performers or public speaking, but it also possesses the power and functionality to service bigger acts when necessary.
The Evolve 30M displays a big step in the evolution of column systems of its price. Features include an eight-channel digital mixer, studio-quality onboard effects, and even mobile app-controllable audio, effects and mix functions. For a very respectable price you will receive a speaker array and powerful sub, along with a two-piece pole and a set of two tough and durable portable cases to ensure your Evolve 30M stays in top condition. This whole setup is easy to put together and pack down, and the cases protect and serve to make transportation a breeze.
The Evolve 30M’s versatile connectivity options mean that you have plenty of choice and can adapt easily when required. The onboard mixer will have no problem supporting mics, instruments, backing music or DJ sets, making the Evolve 30M a great choice for weddings, parties, small gigs and public oration.
All of the EVOLVE 30M’s premium features belie its value-for-money, low-cost price and place it head and shoulders above its competition. It features a full-range column array with six lightweight 2.8” neodymium drivers that capture a massive 120° of horizontal coverage via proprietary waveguides and its output is aimed towards both a sitting and standing audience thanks to array-formed 40° asymmetrical vertical coverage.
The array and sub are connected via an easily-assembled and very sturdy two-piece aluminium pole with internal wiring and magnetically assisted latching. Power comes courtesy of a Class-D amplifier that provides up to 1000 W of power - 500 W to the sub and 500 W to the array. The inclusion of state-of-the-art QuickSmart DSP allows you to control every detail of your sound via both the control panel or remotely from across the stage using a smart app on your digital mobile device.
The QuickSmart DSP interface provides intuitive, easy navigation of your Evolve 30M’s parameters, as well as signal routing and input options. There are four preset functions (Music, Live, Speech, Club), a three-band system EQ, seven-band graphic EQ (in Mixer mode), five user-programmable presets (Store and Recall settings), phantom power, visual monitoring of limiter status, input level control and meters, and a master volume control to optimize gain structure.
All of these functions can be accessed and controlled by the QuickSmart Mobile app, making it a breeze to adjust your sound remotely - brilliant for when you need to finetune your sound from the back of the room. Running on Bluetooth Low Energy technology, this fully configurable app features an intuitive interface and lets you adjust and monitor the parameters of up to six Evolve 30M units at the same time.
The Evolve 30M’s powerful integrated digital mixer possesses multiple inputs (4x XLR/TRS combo mic/line inputs, 1x XLR/TRS combo stereo line input, 1x RCA, 1x 3.5 mm stereo, 1x Hi-Z instrument input) all featuring pro-grade preamps and mixing functionality. The Evolve 30M also features independent channel aux sends, Hi-Z and foot switch inputs, 30 preset studio-quality onboard effects including chorus, delay, flange and reverb. All of these effects can be controlled via the Evolve 30M’s interface or the QuickSmart Mobile app.