Mackie SRS1500 Subwoofers

SRS1500

- High 127dB SPL.
- 600 watts RMS of FR series high current amplification.
- 15"" cast frame RCF LF transducer with 3"" inside/outside-wound, high-temperature voice coil & High Flux magnetic circuit.
- Built-in electronic stereo/mono high pass crossover network.
- Recessed level control and 0-180 phase switch.
- Can be used with active or passive speaker systems.
- Compact, portable enclosure with ultra-small footprint for unobtrusive, strategic placement.
-18-ply Baltic Birch enclosure with built-in pole mount (pole hole?).

User Reviews (5)

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Aaron   AudioPhile [Jul 30, 2011]

I was recently given this cabinet for use on one of my smaller shows.
At first I was very skeptical. Its a 15inch sub with a mackie label. So i didn't think i would get much out of it.
When I plugged it in, it blew me away.
The sound quality and frequency was perfect with my 12inch line array top boxes.
I tried very hard to push the speaker to its max and to see how much I could get out of it. But it beat me.
I was reaching over 105dB of constant sound (110dB peak) and was still getting no distortion. Just very high quality sound.
I have worked on some of the biggest concerts in Australia with some of the best audio systems such as KV2, Meyer, Martin London, Nexo and JBL. I never thought I could get similar sound quality out of a small system like this compered to those brands. But I was wrong.
I am now looking at buying several more of these boxes. Even though they are a discontinued product.

They are very good quality, small, a good weight and have a amazing price tag.
Well done to Mackie!

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RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
John   Audio Enthusiast [Sep 28, 2009]

great sub have had 2 for 5 years and still going strong with good kick for their size

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RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
5
Heffe   Audio Enthusiast [Oct 14, 2006]
Strength:

Gobs of low end, that I think only a 15 or larger can provide.
Feel the air move.
Pro quality.
Rcf driver with 3" excursion.
600 watts

Weakness:

Not a pretty burl wood cabinet.
105 lbs.
Not auto on/off

Love this sub.
I bought it for live performances and was using it for Roland V drums.
It now sits in my living room and thumps along nicely.
The power is way more than I need, but since I owned it already and was looking at puny subs with 8-10 inch speakers for the same money, I already knew what I would be doing.
My wife wasn't happy with the industrial look, but has allowed it due to the sound it emits.
It is running at -8 on my system, so it is barely working up a sweat.

I may have to use it for shows someday so I will be on the lookout for a worthy replacement, but for the same money, who?

Similar Products Used: Jbl
Altec Lansing
OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
5
Kristian   Audio Enthusiast [Jul 08, 2002]
Strength:

Boom Boom!!!!!

Weakness:

toch nog e bitje te vele ping ping no me gedacht moa tis lik of dak a gezeid en tis ne hele goein

E: The best sub-woofer I've ever heard in my life for it's price. F: Le meyeur sub-woofer que j'ai entendu dans ma vie pour ce prix là. D: Der besten sub-woofer das ich gehörd habe in mein lieben für dieser preise. W-Vl: Tis geweun weg de besten dak a hoord en in me leven voe die pries Ch: Tsing ton wong sub-woofer lun he tsi tsan wan gong tse la he kung fu ping ping.

Similar Products Used: rcf esw-1018 jbl eon sub g2
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RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
4
Micky Dees   Audio Enthusiast [Jun 04, 2002]
Strength:

Smooth, clear and powerfull lo bass grunt.

Weakness:

Needs careful planning when moving around solo. It's 105lbs, a small adult female in weight!

Bought a three wheel hand trolley, only way to move SRS1500 up and down stairs. No regrets though, unit is excellent in sound delivery and product quality. Real bass at for 3-400 people from a small block shape on the floor, remarkable.

Similar Products Used: JBL 250w EON. No x-over results in 'smearing' of lo frequency sound. But at less than 40lbs, easy to move.
OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
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