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A high output, high quality 15" loudspeaker from a highly regarded live sound industry leader.

Only the Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker delivers the class-leading, chest-thumping low end you deserve. With 1000W of power, the Thump15 provides the high output you need in a package thats tough, lightweight and portable. Designed by a world leader in portable live sound, Thump15 offers a 3-band EQ for dialing in the ideal sound. And with a rugged enclosure and robust system protection, you're more than ready for your next gig. Delivering real-world power levels, application flexibility and class-leading bass response, you can be confident that the Thump15 offers the best performance for your money.

FEATURES
  • 1000W total system power
  • Gig-ready, high-output design
  • Ultra-efficient Class-D amplification
  • Class-leading, chest-thumping low end
  • 15" high-output woofer / 1" compression driver
  • Dynamic bass response delivers amazing lows at all volumes
  • Total system optimization
  • Precision 2-way crossover
  • Transducer time alignment
  • System protection / limiting
  • Application flexible
  • 3-band EQ with sweepable mid to dial in the perfect sound
  • Mic/line input allows direct connection of microphone
  • Flexible mounting options including tripod and pole-mounting
  • Angled design perfect for use as a stage monitor
  • Lightweight and portable
  • Rugged polypropylene construction designed for heavy use
  • 33.2 lb. / 15.1 kg

Pump up the jams with this quality Mackie loudspeaker. Order today!

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MackieThump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker
 
4.0

(based on 26 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (22)
  • Good audio (20)
  • Easy to use (18)
  • Durable (10)
  • Versatile (9)

Cons

  • Poor sound quality (4)
  • Unreliable (4)
  • Not durable (3)

Best Uses

  • Performances (17)
  • Outdoor events / games (8)
  • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (8)
  • Home studio (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (12), Professional musician (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Mackie Thump15 1000w

I got these Mackie Thump15 1000W to replace a pair of JBL Eon 515's. These Mackies are better in all aspects. They have a much bigger sound , much louder , everything !...Read complete review

I got these Mackie Thump15 1000W to replace a pair of JBL Eon 515's. These Mackies are better in all aspects. They have a much bigger sound , much louder , everything ! These are ,with out a doubt, the best bang for the buck in their category. I run two bands and a one-man band with synths and drum modules. These Mackies do the job very well. My other bigger system is a full QSC set up with K12s & KW181s . With these Mackies, I will seldom have to use my big system except in the really larger venues. Big,loud, clear sound. I am very pleased and I have already recommended these to my friends.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

I thought Mackie was a good brand

I purchased these speakers to upgrade our sound for bluegrass band to use in small venues. I purchased them based on price/value to power output AND the good reputation that Mackie has had...Read complete review

I purchased these speakers to upgrade our sound for bluegrass band to use in small venues. I purchased them based on price/value to power output AND the good reputation that Mackie has had in the past. We used them once with no problem. At that point I was very pleased with the purchase. We store and transported these speakers in a padded and cushioned ATA rolling case. We handle our equipment with extreme care to get maximum life and performance from the equipment. At the second gig that we were going to use them. One speaker would not power on. It was dead. The other speaker had a terrible buzz. We were able to determine that it was coming from inside the speaker-like something rattling. I am taking them in using the Mackie warranty. Let's see if Mackie stands behind their product. I am very disappointed at this point.

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(14 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

I thought Mackie was a good brand

By FullHouseBB

from Fort Worth, TX

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

    Cons

    • Breaks Easily
    • Poor Sound Quality
    • Unreliable

    Best Uses

    • Performances

    Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

    I purchased these speakers to upgrade our sound for bluegrass band to use in small venues. I purchased them based on price/value to power output AND the good reputation that Mackie has had in the past. We used them once with no problem. At that point I was very pleased with the purchase. We store and transported these speakers in a padded and cushioned ATA rolling case. We handle our equipment with extreme care to get maximum life and performance from the equipment. At the second gig that we were going to use them. One speaker would not power on. It was dead. The other speaker had a terrible buzz. We were able to determine that it was coming from inside the speaker-like something rattling. I am taking them in using the Mackie warranty. Let's see if Mackie stands behind their product. I am very disappointed at this point.

    (9 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Sorry Mackie... It's a Miss on this one...

    By S-man

    from New Mexico

    About Me Experienced

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    Pros

    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Limited Functions
    • No Ground Lift
    • Poor Sound Quality

    Best Uses

      Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

      Ordered these based on great experience with Mackie mixers over the years. The Alto Truesonic 2 models I wanted were out of stock, so I tried these.

      First, they look pretty good. Cabinets are lightweight, and the green power light is a nice touch. That's about where the good ends, IMO.

      First off, Mackie really missed the ball when they passed on a Ground Lift switch. Certain buildings have enough electrical issues that 60 cycle hum can be a real annoyance. A ground lift should be a no-brainer on any powered speaker.

      Second, the separate eq controls on the speakers are more of a hinderance than a help. Even at "flat" settings, there is way too much mid-bass and the highs are nearly painful... even with eq flat on the board. Bass is not at all what I expected. When you call something "Thump," you expect there to be a ready supply of great bass. Well, these speakers have the oddest sounding bass I've ever experienced. Speakers bottom out very easily, and distort... even a lower volumes.

      Third, these speakers are supposed to be rated at 1000 watts, but their lack of presence and response makes them sound much less powerful. Even with the volume dimed on them, the sound is only moderately loud when pushed.

      The Altos that I have owned blow these away. These are going back, and I'll wait on the new Truesonics to come in.

      (6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Very good speaker but not very durable

      By ChipThaRipper

      from Ames

      About Me Experienced

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      Pros

      • Bass
      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Use
      • Good sound
      • Versatile

      Cons

      • Breaks Easily
      • Overheats Quickly
      • Unreliable

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio

      Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

      Very good speaker.. not good for a heavy range of sounds ie. Trap music as it overheats and breaks very quickly even at a modest sound level.
      For average use it seems to do all right but I still am sketched out at the durability of it.

      Great bass and sound until it overheats tho!

      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Spoke too soon

      By Djian

      from Lexington, KY

      About Me Experienced

      See all my reviews

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      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Poor Sound Quality
      • Unreliable

      Best Uses

      • Mobile DJ

      Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

      Last fall when i first reviewed the Mackie thump 15, I gave it a pretty good rating. Now after using these speakers for about 10 gigs, I'm pretty disappointed. I am now getting a bad popping, crackling sound out of one of the woofers. These speaker have not been abused or pushed too hard where the clipping light would stay on(occasionally flash). Hopefully Mackie will take care of this issue .

      (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Mackie Thump15 1000w

      By Dave

      from Tecas Guld Coast

      About Me Professional Musician

      See all my reviews

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      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Performances

        Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

        I got these Mackie Thump15 1000W to replace a pair of JBL Eon 515's. These Mackies are better in all aspects. They have a much bigger sound , much louder , everything ! These are ,with out a doubt, the best bang for the buck in their category. I run two bands and a one-man band with synths and drum modules. These Mackies do the job very well. My other bigger system is a full QSC set up with K12s & KW181s . With these Mackies, I will seldom have to use my big system except in the really larger venues. Big,loud, clear sound. I am very pleased and I have already recommended these to my friends.

        (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Professional Sound

        By Gospel Quartet

        from Kentucky

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        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Use
        • Fantastic Low Frequencies
        • Full Sound
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • None so far

        Best Uses

          Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

          WOW!Im sure glad I bought these speakers. This gives our traveling gospel group the BIG sound we need for congregations (from small to large churches). The highs are crystal clear and the lows rumble the pews with no problem. These are also lightweight. We used a Yamaha Stagepas before this system and these 15"s weight the same as the 10"s in the stagepass. You cant go wrong with this gear. This is for the progessional musician who is serious about their sound.

          (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          It's Thumping

          By Chef

          from Memphis TN

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Mobile DJ
            • Performances

            Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

            Thank you

            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great speaker

            By ACBILLY

            from TENNESSEE

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            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Easy To Use
            • Great Sound Lightweight
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Studio
              • Performances

              Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

              Thump is the correct discription for this speaker. It will rattle your windows. It does a great job without weighing a ton. It does not have difficult functions and has easy to use inputs.

              (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Blown woofer

              By ianpwhite

              from Lexington, KY

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Breaks Easily
              • Unreliable

              Best Uses

              • Mobile DJ

              Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

              I bought a pair of the Mackie thump 15s and one of the woofers was blown within 9 months. I used the speakers once or twice a month for mobile dj gigs. The speaker was not abused but began making a popping, cracking noise after about 9 months of use. The speaker was under warranty, but Mackie won't help you out. Instead they send you to an authorized repair shop. (May not be in the city you live in). My issue was resolved after several trips to the repair shop, but how long will the speakers last now?

              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great addition to any sound system

              By Johnboy

              from Claremore, Okla.

              About Me Professional Musician

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Events
                • Performances

                Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

                Made my sound boundary excellent....I thought I had a good sound.......after I added the Thump I have a great sound..........Only good comments here

                Johnboy from Oklahoma

                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Now I want the subs

                By The Music Man

                from Alabama

                About Me Professional Musician

                Pros

                • Compact
                • Lightweight
                • The Speakers Kick Much But

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Multi Keys And Some Djj
                  • Performances

                  Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

                  I love the way they sound and not expensive. Very compact. I can't wait to get the subs and maybe the thumb 12 .

                  (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  PRFECT

                  By OTOOL

                  from DALLAS,TEXAS

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  See all my reviews

                  Pros

                  • Clear Sound
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Mobile DJ
                    • Performances

                    Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

                    wHATS TO SAY ITS A GREAT SPEAKER

                    (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Not hearing 1,000 watts and thump, but it's a good speaker.

                    By Capital Suspects

                    from Austin, TX

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Clear Sound
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Performances

                      Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

                      Bought two of these for monitors. Being a 15, I was disappointed in the lack of "thump" when using as a drum monitor. It's okay, but had higher expectations for a Mackie product. Would go 3.5 stars. And geez, the bags for these things are expensive. But gotta have them if you do road work.

                      (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      live performance

                      By noname

                      from idaho

                      About Me Professional Musician

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Clear Sound
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Performances

                        Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

                        I will be using this for pa on small venues.

                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Light and loud

                        By powrocker33

                        from Crested Butte, Colorado

                        About Me Professional Musician

                        Pros

                        • Clear Sound
                        • Compact
                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight
                        • Versatile

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Amateur Recording
                          • Events
                          • Home Studio
                          • Mobile DJ
                          • Performances

                          Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

                          clear sound

                           
                          5.0

                          Amazing speakers

                          By GHaze

                          from Anguilla

                          About Me Professional Musician

                          See all my reviews

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                          Pros

                          • Clear Sound
                          • Compact
                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight
                          • Versatile

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Events
                            • Performances

                            Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

                            These speakers hit the WOW factor for me. I am very impressed. The clarity. The low end. The headroom even for outdoor events.

                             
                            4.0

                            Great Speaker with a couple drawbacks

                            By High Caliber Karaoke/DJ

                            from Tampa Florida

                            About Me Professional Musician

                            Pros

                            • Clear Sound
                            • Compact
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Lightweight
                            • Versatile

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Mobile DJ

                              Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

                              I do a karaoke/DJ show. I have a pair of the Mackie Thump 15" and got a pair of the newer 1000w Thumps. Great speaker. Only a couple draw backs. Firstly, They are not stackable like their predecessors. I use a hand truck moving them and when you stack them you must be very careful they don't fall. Plus the top of the bottom, one gets scratched up by the top one. The other drawback while they produce a lot of sound, if you want a real booming sound or are playing music with a lot of bottom end make sure you use the Mackie powered sub-woofers along with these because the limiter light will come on when you try to put any real demand on them. If I'm setting up in a big room or a place where I will need extra full sound I will pair these up with my 1600 watt Mackie Subwoofers. What a sound! I can then "rattle the walls!" BTW the subwoofers are also light and compact but produce a great sound!

                               
                              4.0

                              Great buy

                              By Heritage S.tail

                              from Tulare County, CA

                              About Me Experienced

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Clear Sound
                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Lightweight
                              • Versatile

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Performances

                                Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

                                I use it as a stage monitor, and a back-up main (if ever needed). It works great. 1000 Watts at that price can't be beat. Great sound quality.

                                 
                                5.0

                                I would defiantly buy this again.

                                By kpm

                                from Placerville, ca

                                About Me Experienced

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Clear Sound
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Performances

                                  Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

                                  We wanted to move to powered mains on our band PA from the unpowered with amp for ease of use and faster setup. We are keeping the unpowered to supplement in larger venues. Used these last week and found the sound to be excellent, Bass and Bass Drum came through clear and vocals were clear and articulate.

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Very happy with this loudspeaker

                                  By Karaoke Phil

                                  from Sebring, FL

                                  About Me Experienced

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Clear Sound
                                  • Durable
                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Events
                                    • Mobile DJ
                                    • Performances

                                    Comments about Mackie Thump15 1000W 15 Powered Loudspeaker:

                                    I've been using the Thump 15's since I started hosting Karaoke 10 or more years ago. For powered speakers, they are lightweight,and since I travel from event to event, sometimes 4 or 5 nights a week, they have stood up to a lot of abuse. Highly recommend!

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