Mackie Thump15BST Powered Speaker (1300 Watts)

Mackie's most powerful Thump Boosted PA speaker, the 15BST delivers 1300 watts, smart DSP modes, and wireless Bluetooth streaming to two speakers in stereo.
Delivering proven, chest-thumping low-end with Dynamic Bass Response technology and wireless control and streaming in an all-new professional enclosure; the 1300W Thump15BST 15" Advanced Powered Loudspeaker takes Thump to a whole new level of versatility. The built-in 3-channel digital mixer features Vita+ preamps with 3-band EQ per channel, application-specific speaker modes, user presets and more. Wirelessly link Thump Boosted loudspeakers together to create an amazingly simple, high-output wireless music playback solution. Plus, you can control it all via the Thump Connect app. Redesigned from the ground up, Thump Boosted offers the class-leading performance, flexibility, and convenience you need to boost your performance.

Check out the next-level tech inside Mackie's Thump Boosted powered speakers:

Get a quick overview of the whole Mackie Thump series in this video:


- 15" high-output woofer / 1.4" titanium dome compression driver
- 1300W of ultra-efficient Class-D power: LF 1000W, HF 300W
- All-new amplifier design with Dynamic Bass Response technology allows for incredibly fast transient response delivering more chest-thumping low-end than ever
- Next-generation system protection and thermal limiting keep your system safe

- 3-channel digital mixer
- High-resolution full-color screen displays levels, metering, channel EQ and more
- 2 digitally controlled Vita+ preamps read more with Wide-Z technology handle mic, line, and instrument signals with ease
- Stereo Bluetooth input
- XLR Thru for simple wired connection to additional speakers
- Powerful DSP ensures you always get the best sound and performance from your Thump system
- Six application-specific speaker modes that voice the speaker, allowing Thump to sound and perform at its best for your application
- Tweak each input with a 3-band channel EQ plus variable high-pass filters on Ch. 1/2

- Thump Connect control app for iOS and Android: Get total control over your system, including levels and DSP, with 3 recallable memory presets and full control of all input and master volume controls when speakers are linked
- Stream music directly to the system from your Bluetooth equipped device
- Wirelessly link Thump Boosted speakers together for music streaming applications plus complete control over the entire Thump system
- Cutting-edge Bluetooth technology allows up to 100 meters of range between linked speakers, with stereo or dual zone linking modes. Create an incredibly clean setup in minutes, and control it all from your phone or tablet with the Thump Connect app

- Completely redesigned professional lightweight enclosure designed for heavy use
- Dual symmetrical monitor angles
- Loading in and out is easy with a 4-handle design
- Equipped with fly points for permanent install
- Flexible mounting options including tripod and pole-mounting
- Universal power supply (100-240VAC) with Power Factor Correction technology ensures consistent performance even with unstable AC power
- 40.5 lbs. / 18.4 kg
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Pole-mount socket size: 1-3/8" (35 mm)

Height: 27.0 in / 686 mm
Width: 17.4 in / 442 mm
Depth: 14.0 in / 356 mm
Weight: 35.1 lb / 15.9 kg
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 42.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 30 x 20 x 17 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MAC THUMP15BST
Shipping Weight: 84.5 lbs
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: (800) 898-3211
(9 ratings)
Submitted June 10, 2019 by Fred E B in Murfreesboro, TN
"15Bst's for Studio and Live band..."
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I have been researching these for about a month after I came upon them while looking for a good speaker for both my studio and full band P.A. After reading everything I could find on them and doing endless comparisons for price, quality, features and versatility I finally pulled the trigger last week and ordered them. I waited a week before posting a review because I wanted to put them through rigorous testing of every application for which I'll be using them. To start, I plugged them in and just played music from my tablet via Bluetooth. The fact that I downloaded the thump connect app. the night before I received them and familiarized myself with it and saved three settings that I knew I'd be using was very cool and significantly shortened the time from unboxing to listening to them. The sound quality of the music was clear and loud. I didn't really use the Bluetooth streaming feature as a consideration when buying them but it's a cool feature nonetheless. Next I plugged my Alesis Strike Pro drum kit into them and was very pleased with the sound quality as well as the volume. While using them for my drums I laid them on their side like a wedge monitor and they are much better monitors than my previous ones. Having my tablet and phone mounted to my drums when I play makes controlling the volume and setting the EQ through the Thump Connect app so painless as now I never have to get up to adjust anything on the P.A. or monitors and I'm already spoiled by this and can't image not having read more it. I also plugged My bass guitar directly into them and was wowed by how great it sounded. I am completely content with using the 15BST's as a bass amp and now saving money not having to buy one since I am not actually a bass player and only play when recording. Finally I ran my mixer through them and used them as a standard P.A. minus the hassle of separate amps, power conditioners etc... that is usually needed for a decent P.A. So I guess the takeaway for anyone reading this is, the Mackie Thump 15BST's work so well for everything for which I've used them so far that I am now saving to buy 2 of the 18S subs so I can use them as the mains for everything in my studio when my band practices and I'm also going to purchase 2 or 3 more of the 12 or 15BST's to use as monitors or whatever the moment calls for at the time. With 2 of the 15bst's atop 2 18S subs, not only will that setup work for any and all of my studio and band practice needs but also I'm confident that setup with a 16ch mixer will work for any small to medium sized venue.

Musical Background:
Guitarist for 32 years. Also play Bass, Drums and Piano. Studio Owner and Professional musician

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