Mackie DLM8 8" Powered Loudspeaker (2000 Watts)

With 2000 watts of class D power, smart onboard DSP and a innovative coaxial driver design, the super-compact Mackie DLM8 is the perfect portable PA speaker.

For a compact powered speaker with tons of mixing options, presets, and effects, it doesn't get much better than the DLM8. This 2000-watt speaker is small in stature but huge in sound thanks to Mackie's innovative TruSource speaker alignment technology. As part of the DLM series, the DLM8 presents an excellent solution for a wide range of live sound applications. Whether you're using a single unit in a business presentation or coffeehouse, or installing an array in a school or house of worship, there's a DLM configuration to suit your needs.

Check out this video for an overview of the DLM series:

Extensive Presets and Mixing Tools

Like the rest of the DLM series, the DLM8 comes with wide range of presets and mixing options. Two individual TRS/XLR combo inputs can accommodate microphones and instruments, while a stereo RCA input can accept MP3 players and other devices. Both channels are controllable via the intuitive DL2 digital mixer, which comes stocked with three-band EQ on each channel, multi-band feedback suppression, and 16 gig-ready DSP effects. For even further versatility, the DLM8 features six different speaker modes including 'soloist' mode for singer-songwriters, a 'DJ' mode, and more. Each mode accentuates the right frequencies to bring out the best of your sound, and all settings are savable in one of three preset memory locations.

TruSource Driver Technology

The DLM8 uses Mackie's TrueSource driver alignment technology to align a 1.75-inch read more compression driver and 8-inch woofer into a single vertical column. The result is increased efficiency, reduced weight and size of the entire enclosure, and enhanced fidelity throughout the 65 Hz - 20 kHz frequency range. By focusing all sound to a single point, TruSource technology eliminates the overlap and fidelity loss that sometimes comes with traditional 2-way systems.

Easy Portability and Versatile Setup Options

Coming in a full third smaller than most comparable powered speakers, the DLM8 strikes a remarkable balance of performance or portability. With a total weight of just 21.4 lbs (9.7 kg), the DLM8 is easily movable with a ergonomic carrying handle. Also included is M10 hardware for installation, a standard pole mount socket, and kickstand for use as a title floor monitor. If used with other DLM speakers, the DLM8 can incorporate up to 300ms of alignment delay to compensate for varied distances.


- 2000-watts of efficient class D power
- Extremely compact and portable with total weight of 30 lbs (13.6 kg)
- Mackie's common-magnet TruSource driver alignment with 8-inch woofer and 1.75-inch compression driver
- Six speaker modes to match various applications and settings
- Intuitive DL2 digital mixer
- Independent three-band EQ, level and effects control on each channel
- 16 gig-ready effects including reverb, chorus, and delay
- Two combo XLR/TRS inputs as well as a stereo RCA input for media sources
- Three memory locations to store presets of settings
- Kickstand to prop speaker as stage monitor
- Standard M10 rigging hardware and speaker-stand socket
- Alignment delay up to 300ms to delay signal in arrays and installations

With the introduction of the DLM series, Mackie has made a major step forward in the world of portable powered speakers. The wealth of onboard mixing options, effects, and presets primes these speakers for use in just about any live sound scenario with plenty of power to get the job done. Easily portable and refreshingly affordable, the DLM series might just be -- as Mackie puts it -- "the new shape of sound."
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- Power: 2000W System Power
- Max SPL Peak: 125dB @ 1m
- Frequency Response: 65Hz - 20kHz (-10dB)
- Physical Dimensions: 12.0 x 12.1 x 11.9", 304 x 307 x 302mm
- Weight: 21.0 lbs. / 9.7 kg
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 25.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 16 x 15 x 15 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2037869-00
Shipping Weight: 25.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 16 x 15 x 15 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2037869-00
Warehouse Resealed
Shipping Weight: 25.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 16 x 15 x 15 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2037869-00

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Mackie DLM8 8" Powered Loudspeaker

The Mackie DLM8 delivers 2000-watts into the most compact, professional portable loudspeaker design ever. Featuring TruSource(TM) technology, the DLM8 is equipped with Mackie's TruSource driver that incorporates the high-output 8" woofer and 1.75" compression driver into an incredibly compact common-magnet design.

Powerful TruSource DSP delivers seamless clarity, consistent dispersion and unmatched fidelity. The versatile DLM8 features the Mackie DL2 integrated digital mixer, providing a dual-channel mixing solution for a wide array of possible connections with incredible channel features like 3-band EQ and 16 great-sounding effects. Plus, system processing like a multi-band feedback destroyer, six speaker modes, and Smart Protect technology to provide the tools needed for truly professional applications.

With configuration options that include pole/wall mounting and flying, the sleek DLM8 is a powerful solution for high-end installs. The ultra-compact form factor includes a rugged PC-ABS cabinet, powder-coated grille and integrated kickstand for personal monitor use. The new shape of sound - Mackie DLM8.


- 2000-watt system power via ultra-efficient Class D amplification
- TruSource(TM) technology
- Mackie designed, vertically-aligned, common-magnet TruSource driver
- 8" LF woofer / 1.75" HF compression driver
- Incredibly compact, lightweight design
- Powerful TruSource DSP delivers seamless clarity, consistent dispersion and unmatched fidelity
- DL2 Integrated Digital Mixer
- Powerful, one-touch digital mixer with bright OLED screen
- Two highly-versatile input channels with FX
- Independent channel level, 3-band EQ and effects control
- 16 great-sounding channel effects include reverb, chorus and delay
- XLR/TRS combo and dual RCA connectors
- Handles mic, line, stereo and instrument signals
- Unmatched system control for professional applications
- Multi-band feedback destroyer
- Six speaker modes deliver the perfect voicing for your application
- Alignment delay up to 300ms for delay stack, balcony, etc.
- Three memory locations for instant venue setting recall
- Smart Protect DSP dynamically protects amp/driver
- Innovative ultra-compact design
- 1/3 smaller than a traditional 2-way
- Fit an entire DLM system in nearly any car
- Stack them up for storage
- Pole-mountable on tripod or atop DLM12S using SPM300 speaker pole
- Flyable via standard M10 rigging hardware
- Wall-mount them using SWM300 articulated arm for stealthy, powerful install system
- Roadworthy PC-ABS cabinet with pro black finish and ergonomic top carry handle
- Rugged, powder-coated 20 gauge steel grille
- Integrated kickstand delivers perfect angle for personal monitor use
- Ridiculously lightweight (21.4 lb. / 9.7 kg)

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
Submitted February 14, 2013 by a customer from
"Ultra Compact Powered Speaker from Mackie"
Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars
This little beast is amazing. They are killer, as either a full-range main, or a floor wedge. Unique, compact design, tons of power and a built-in digital mixer. You can also run them with the DLM12S Subs for extended bottom-end. Get two of each and a DL1608 Digital Mixer for a totally killer PA - mains, wedges and wireless mixing... Awesome.
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