Mackie introduces the 2014 edition of its Thump series of powered loudspeakers, which power now reaches 1000W.
The new Thump edition features two 12” and 15” powered loudspeakers and a 18” powered subwoofer. The full range models provide 1000W of power, while de subwoofer offers 1200W, all with a Class D amplification.
All the loudspeakers in the series are equipped with protection systems, including a limiter, a subsonic filter placed before the power amp and a protection against overheating. Note that the full range Thump12 and Thump15 can be used as floor monitors.
The Thump12 and Thump15 host in their polypropylene baffle a 12” and 15” paper cone woofer respectively and a 1.4” titanium dome compression driver. You’ll also find on each model a 3-band EQ (6dB boost/cut) with high and low shelves and sweepable mids between 100Hz and 8kHz.
An XLR/Jack 1/4” mic/ling input is available on the rear, along with an XLR output/Thru designed to daisy-chain multiple Thump loudspeakers.
Frequency responses are 57Hz - 20kHz (-3dB) for the Thump12 and 39Hz - 20kHz (-3dB) for the Thump15, peak SPL is 125dB (Thump12) / 126dB (Thump15) and the crossover frequency has been fixed at 3kHz on both models, with a 24dB/octave slope. Projection is 90°H x 60°V.
The Thump18S powered subwoofer hosts a 18” ferrite magnet and cone paper woofer in a 100% wood baffle. Crossover frequency on this model in at 140Hz, frequency response ranges from 40Hz to 120Hz (-3dB) and max SPL is 130dB. You’ll find on the Thump18S a pair of XLR inputs and four XLR outputs, so you can output in mono or stereo in Full Range or High Pass configurations with other loudspeakers or to daisy-chain with other subwoofers. A polarity switch and a level knob are also available on the back.
Discover the revamped Thump Series at thump.mackie.com.
To celebrate the release of this new version, Mackie organizes a contest. To participate, post a 30 second max video in which you will show your best, most creative or funny dance steps, until July 15th at www.mackie.com and invite your friends, the three winners will be the most voted. Grand prize is a full Thump systems comprising two Thump15 and two Thump18S ; the second prize will win a pair of Thump15 and the third winner will receive a pair of Thump12.