At Prolight+Sound/Messe in Frankfurt, Mackie has launched updated Thump Series powered loudspeakers, now driven by up to 1,000 watts on onboard power. (Mackie is in hall 8.0, stand L56)
The series includes the full-range Thump12 (12-inch) and Thump15 (15-inch) joined by the new companion Thump18S (18-inch) subwoofer.
Thump Series loudspeakers include onboard optimization that includes precision crossovers, transducer time alignment and a unique 3-band EQ with a sweepable mid. Models also offer combo mic/line inputs, flexible mounting options, and a stage wedge angle,
The new Thump18S sub can be driven by up to 1,200 watts of onboard power, housed in a band-pass design. System protection is in place, as well as a range of I/O that makes integration easy.
“Thump users are amazing…and amazingly vocal. We’ve heard you loud and clear,” states Greg Young, Mackie Product Manager. “You love the unmatched bass of Thump, but want more power to reach even more people. With the new Thump, you get more power and a substantial increase in bass performance at the same extremely affordable price.”
The new Thump Series models will be available globally in quarter 2 of 2014. The Thump12 will have a U.S. MSRP of $389.99, with the Thump15 carrying a U.S. MSRP of $469.99 and the Thump18S offering a U.S. MSRP of $879.99