The Mackie CR3 Studio Monitors are the perfect choice for the discerning multimedia user that is tight on space and budget. Mackie have used their 20+ years experience making reference monitors to create the CR3s. Despite their diminutive size, these speakers not only look awesome in any setup, they provide accurate and articulate tones in a compact design that won't take up the whole of your desk.
The CR3s use 3" drivers with silk dome tweeters to provide a full range sound with wide consistant dispersion and clear stereo imaging. You can rest assured that what you hear from these monitors is how it was meant to be heard and you will be able to appreciate the finer details in the media that you are hearing. Whether your mixing your latest track as a musician, producing video that nees a crisp audio track, or maybe just chilling out watching a film, playing a game or listening to your music collection, the CR3 monitors deliver with their fantastic design.
From September 12 2019, Mackie CR monitors come with Avid's Pro Tools First DAW and the exclusive Musician Collection which feature 23 Avid plug-ins, including the 304C Compressor and 304E EQ bundle. Get the most out of your monitors by creating great sounding tracks with Pro Tools First and the Musician Collection. Pro Tools is widely used by professionals in the recording industry and you can get a slice of the quality with the entry-level Pro Tools First.
Here's what mackie say about the CR3s
STUDIO-QUALITY DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE FOR MULTIMEDIA CREATION AND ENTERTAINMENT
Built using only premium, high-performance components and featuring convenient front-panel controls, Mackie Creative Reference Multimedia Monitors deliver professional sound quality and features perfect for work, play and everything in between.
- Studio-quality design, sound and performance ideal for multimedia creation and entertainment
- Professional-grade components for optimized sonic performance
- 50 watts of clean, articulate stereo sound
- 3 polypropylene-coated woofer
- .75 ferrofluid-cooled silk-dome tweeter
- Ultra-wide frequency range perfect for full-range multimedia (80Hz – 20kHz)
- Choose which side of your desk gets the volume knob with CR3’s convenient speaker placement switch
- Convenient front panel volume knob with lit power ring gives you on/off/volume control and power indication where you need it
- Plug your smartphone or other source right into the front of the speakers and listen instantly
- Front-facing headphone jack auto-defeats speaker output and provides tactile headphone volume control
- A choice of inputs for simple connection to almost any audio source (1/4”, 1/8”, RCA)
- Smooth waveguide design delivers unmatched clarity and sound dispersion at all listening levels
- Custom-tuned rear ports for smooth, even bass extension
- All-wood cabinet provides a natural sonic character superior to low-grade plastic designs
- Included accessories
- Acoustic isolation pads minimize boomy bass build-up and provide up/down tilt control for more focused listening
- 1/8 to stereo RCA cable to connect computer output to speakers
- 1/8 to 1/8 cable to connect a smartphone or media player to front panel of speakers
- Speaker-to-speaker cable