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Mackie MR5 mk3 5" 2-Way Powered Studio Monitor 

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Low-profile bookshelf studio monitors from one of the most popular and most well-respected manufacturers. The design philosophy behind Mackie's MRmk3...Click To Read More About This Product

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Beautifully tuned studio monitors.

Low-profile bookshelf studio monitors from one of the most popular and most well-respected manufacturers. The design philosophy behind Mackie's MRmk3 Series Powered Studio Monitors is centered on the idea that music is all that matters. MRmk3 reference monitors are designed to enhance your sonic experience at every level. The MR series has been in production for years, and in this second redesign, Mackie has added smart refinements to an already sound design concept.

Mackie MRmk3 Powered Studio Monitors are specifically designed from start to finish for your music, aimed at revealing the full range and natural character your music deserves. Optimizing features include an enhanced waveguide system for a wider sweet spot and custom-tuned rear porting for smooth, extended bass response. With a wide range of full-range options and a powerful studio sub, you can be sure MRmk3 has the right setup for your studio.

All studio spaces are different and having the right connection types and customizable control over your acoustics is important. Want more bass? Pump up the low end by up to 4dB and feel the difference. Or, boost or cut the highs to get the exact amount of sizzle and shimmer you want.

The ability to reveal the character of your music is easily the biggest reason to get professional studio monitors and Mackie MRmk3 monitors are packed with design features to enhance this experience. From the added punch and bass extension provided by the custom-tuned ports to the rugged all-wood cabinet packed with sound-tightening acoustic absorption material, you can be confident that MRmk3 monitors are revealing the full-range, natural character that your music deserves.

FEATURES
  • 50 watts
  • 5.25" woofer
  • 1" Silk dome tweeter
  • Broad frequency response
  • HF and LF adjust

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SPECIFICATIONS

MR5 mk3 5" 2-Way Powered Studio Monitor

  • System type: Powered Studio Monitor
    LF Driver: 5.25" polypropylene woofer
    HF Driver: 1" silk dome tweeter
    Frequency Response: 57Hz to 20kHz
    Max Peak SPL Per Pair: 108dB
    Amplifier Class Class: A/B
    Wattage (RMS): 50W
    Power Consumption (loud mix): 90W
    Crossover: 3kHz
    Input Impedance (Ohms): 20 kOhms, balanced bridging10 kOhms, unbalanced
    HF Level Adjust (100Hz Shelving): -2dB, 0dB, +2dB (100Hz, shelving)
    LF Level Adjust: 0dB, +2dB, +4dB (3kHz, shelving)
    Indicators: Backlit LED
    Input connectors: XLR, TRS, RCA
    Dimensions (HxWxD): 11.3" x 7.8" x 10.9"
    Weight: 12.1lb
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MackieMR5 mk3 5" 2-Way Powered Studio Monitor
 
5.0

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Pros

  • Good audio (5)

Cons

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Best Uses

  • Amateur recording (3)
  • Home studio (3)
  • Professional recording (3)
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5.0

Better than KRK's

By Metalman-3TLS3

from St. Louis

About Me Professional Musician

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Pros

  • Clear Sound
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Break In Needed

Best Uses

  • Amateur Recording
  • Home Studio
  • Professional Recording

Comments about Mackie MR5 mk3 5" 2-Way Powered Studio Monitor:

Everyone seems to be rocking KRK's. I picked these up based on the name, and the look. When I first brought them home I almost returned them, because they were very bass heavy. After about 20 hours of break in they settled in. These have less coloration than the KRK's, and are very flat. Awesome for mixing, and listening. I wish the tweeter was protected like the Yamaha line up, but other than that they are amazing. Get some MOPOD's to put under them and your set.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Speakers for the Price

By DeadworlD

from Washington D.C.

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Pros

  • Clear Sound
  • Compact
  • Durable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Home Studio

    Comments about Mackie MR5 mk3 5" 2-Way Powered Studio Monitor:

    I have KRK Rokit's and Fostex 6" and these are as good if not better than the KRK's. Great sound, even, flat response.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Perfect for small home studios

    Comments about Mackie MR5 mk3 5" 2-Way Powered Studio Monitor:

    I'm using these in my home studio. They fit the bill quite nicely. The best part of these is the true balanced inputs, the ability to make either speaker box right or left channel. They are accurate and have a great flat response. Plenty of overhead too for my purposes. Best monitors at this price point!

    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love these Monitors

    By tbone

    from Moline, IL

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    Pros

    • Clear Sound

    Cons

    • Don't have any

    Best Uses

    • Professional Recording

    Comments about Mackie MR5 mk3 5" 2-Way Powered Studio Monitor:

    I like these monitors. I've used several other brands and for the price these are great. I have a Tascam DP 32SD recorder and these monitors work great with my recorder.

    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Excellent speakers

    By Pathalogic

    from Miami, FL

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Home Studio
      • Performances
      • Professional Recording

      Comments about Mackie MR5 mk3 5" 2-Way Powered Studio Monitor:

      excellent speakers, are the complement to my home studio and the replacement for the previous monitors

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great for Hearing Loss Monitor

      By Toby

      from Bossier City, LA

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      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Performances

        Comments about Mackie MR5 mk3 5" 2-Way Powered Studio Monitor:

        As an organist, I have had a Leslie speaker playing in my ear for years. Perhaps this contributed to my loss of hearing. Hot spot monitors just were not loud enough for me, so this powered monitor lets me get the sound loud enough without raising the volume in other people's monitors. I am very satisfied. It has clear, crisp sound.

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