Mackie CR3-X – 3″ Creative Reference Multimedia Monitors



Creative Reference Series 3″ Reference Monitors (Pair) 

Our Price: $99.99

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Mackie CR3-X

The Mackie CR3-X is a pair of Creative Reference Series 3″ Multimedia Monitors offering a compact solution for quality audio playback in home studios and gaming setups. With 50W of amplification driving 3″ woofers and 0.75″ tweeters, the CR3-X monitors work well, whether you’re creating content or casually enjoying some tunes.

The pair consists of one passive speaker and one powered speaker that connect with an included speaker cable. Each monitor incorporates a custom-tuned rear port to smoothly extend the low end and a specially designed waveguide for clarity and proper dispersion of high frequencies.

With plenty of I/O provided, the CR3-X can accept a feed from your audio interface, computer soundcard, or mobile device while pumping out your mix to the drivers or your favorite headphones.

The CR3-X features a download for ProTools | First and The Musician’s Collection plug-in package including 23 high-quality plug-ins with BBD Delay, Eleven Lite, the 304E EQ, and the 304C Compressor.

General Features

  • For recording, mixing, sound design, gaming, and casual listening
  • All-wood cabinet with a brushed-metal front panel
  • 3.5mm, RCA, and 1/4″ inputs accommodate balanced or unbalanced stereo line-level signal from your audio interface, mixer, soundcard, or mobile device
  • Front-panel 3.5mm headphone port auto-defeats speaker output
  • 50W of amplification drives the 3″ polypropylene-coated woofers and 0.75″ ferrofluid-cooled silk-dome tweeters
  • Speaker placement switch lets you choose which side to use for the on/off/volume control
  • Includes a 3.5mm to stereo RCA cable for connecting your computer to the speakers, a standard 3.5mm cable to plug in your
  • smartphone, and a speaker cable to connect the left and right monitors

Mackie CR3-X Specs

  • Studio Monitor
    • Monitor Type Active 2-Way
    • Enclosure Bass-Reflex
    • Power Rating 50 W Peak
    • Drivers LF Driver: 1 x 3″ / 7.62 cm Polypropylene Cone
    • HF Driver: 1 x 0.75″ / 1.91 cm Silk Dome
    • Amplification 1 x Full-Range Amplifier: Class-D50 W Peak
  • Performance
    • Frequency Range 70 Hz to 20 kHz (at -10 dB)
    • 80 Hz to 20 kHz (at -3 dB)
    • Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL) 97 dB
    • Phase Adjustment None
  • Signal Processing
    • EQ None
    • Filters None
    • Parametric EQ None
  • Crossover
    • Crossover Frequency 3 kHz
  • Connectivity
    • I/O 2 x 1/4″ TRS Balanced/Unbalanced Female Analog Input
    • 1 x 2RCA Unbalanced Female Analog Input
    • 1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm TRS Unbalanced Female Analog Input
    • 2 x Push Terminal Unbalanced Female Analog Output
    • 1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm TRS Unbalanced Female Analog Output
  • Power
    • AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
    • Power Consumption 60 W
  • Environmental
    • Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
  • General
    • Enclosure Material MDF
    • Mounting Points None
    • Dimensions (W x H x D) 5.5 x 8.1 x 7.1″ / 14 x 20.6 x 18 cm (Each)
    • Weight 7.8 lb / 3.5 kg (Pair)
  • Packaging Info
    • Package Weight 9.38 lb
    • Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.6 x 10.3 x 8″