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From Mackie: Thump Boosted
Item # 863TH12BST | MFR # Thump12BST
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Mackie's Thump12BST powered PA speaker offers serious performance with a reasonable price tag. The Thump12BST uses a 1,000-watt amp to power its 12" woofer and a separate 300-watt amp to drive the 1.4" horn-loaded tweeter. The built-in time alignment and crossover circuitry result in maximum performance from the two drivers. To make sure the show will go on, Mackie incorporates a subsonic filter to protect against woofer over-excursion, a thermal shutdown and reset circuit, and independent limiters for the high- and low-frequency amplifiers, so you can't push your drivers too far.
The Thump12BST features a 3-channel input mixer — 2 combo XLR/TRS inputs plus a stereo Bluetooth input for wireless streaming from a compatible device. The analog inputs feature Mackie's super-quiet Vita™ preamps with Wide-Z™ technology that allows them to handle microphone, instrument, and line-level signals. An XLR output provides the mixed signal so you can daisy-chain additional speakers for larger events.
The Thump12BST lets you wirelessly stream music from your compatible device. You can also use your phone or tablet to adjust the settings and control your Thump12BST wirelessly using Mackie's Thump Connect™ app. In addition, you can use the Bluetooth connection to link your Thump12BST to a second one up to 328 feet away, saving you a lot of speaker cable on those big gigs.
Note: The 328-foot (100-meter) range works with your compatible device running Bluetooth 4.2 or later. The range of earlier-version Bluetooth devices will be shorter.
You can set the EQ contour of your Thump12BST for six different applications:
The Thump12BST's tough polypropylene cabinet includes four handles for portability, along with a perforated metal grille to protect the speaker. Using the included pole insert, you can mount this Thump speaker on a tripod stand or on a speaker pole mounted over a powered sub. Its angled design even lets you use it as a floor monitor in a live performance. And whatever your application, the Thump12BST continues Mackie's tradition of high performance, making it easy for you to get your Thump on.
Thump 12BST connection and control panel
Anonymous, Phoenix, AZ
Average Customer Review(s):
|Drivers per speaker||2|
|Woofer Size (inches)||12|
|Tweeter Size (inches)||1.4"|
|System Frequency response||50-23,000|
|RMS Power rating||Not given|
|Program Power rating||Not given|
|Peak Power rating||1300|
|Mic Inputs||2 XLR/TRS combo|
|Line Inputs||1/4" TRS (2)|
|Tone Controls||3-Band EQ, HPF|
Overview: The Mackie Thump12BST is a portable powered loudspeaker designed for live use in small venues and performance centers. With 2 input channels and Bluetooth audio streaming, all being driven by 1300 watts of power, the Thump12BST is perfect for musicians, DJs, schools, and houses of worship.
Inputs/Outputs: Each of the Thump12BST's 2 input channels feature combination XLR/TRS jacks that can accept balanced (XLR) and unbalanced (1/4") signals. A third Mix Out XLR jack (balanced) is provided to output the main signal to another powered speaker.
Configuration: All of the configuration and settings are done through an on-screen menu system. The rear-panel includes a 1.5" x 1.5" LCD screen along with a selection dial for navigating the menu options. Settings can also be made from a Bluetooth paired smartphone using the Thump Connect app. The following options are available in the menu:
Chassis: Designed for portability and durability, the Thump12BST features a rugged polypropylene chassis with a textured finish and a perforated metal grill with weather-resistant coating. It includes 4 built-in carry-handles, three M10 mounting points for suspending or "flying" the speaker, and a standard 35mm socket for pole-mounting.
Protections: The Thump12BST incorporates various safety features which include:
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