CR Series

AFFORDABLE
NEVER SOUNDED SO GOOD

Designed for premium sound that won't break the bank, CR Multimedia Monitors deliver the performance you expect from a Mackie studio monitor in designs ideal for home studios, multimedia creation, AV post-production and broadcast. Plus, with user-friendly front panel features, they are great for any desktop in any situation. 

FIND A DEALER

CREATIVES

UNITE

CR monitors combination of high-quality components and professional build quality are typically only found on more expensive studio monitors. But, they are affordable and ultra-compact. Switch from video editing to music listening in no time flat. Edit a video, then watch a video. You are a multi-tasker who appreciates great sound. CR helps you in all aspects of your multimedia creation and enjoyment. 

Mackie CR Series Multimedia Monitors

Series Overview
CR Multimedia Monitors

[2:53] A full walkthrough of CR Series Multimedia Monitors

Features

See why only CR delivers the flexible, performance-driven features you need for multi-media creation and entertainment

Premium Components
SOUND

Premium Components

With high-output drivers, a true studio-monitor waveguide system and an all-wood cabinet, CR delivers premium results due to meticulous design. No other monitor at this price can deliver the quality and performance of Mackie CR monitors. 

Convenient Feature
FLEIXBLE

Convenient Features

CR delivers some ultra-handy features like a front panel aux input for your smartphone or tablet, headphone out and a volume knob that doubles as an on/off switch. There's even a left/right speaker placement switch that lets you decide which side of you setup has volume contro. Details are good and CR has them covered. 

Small Footprint
TINY

Small Footprint

A lot of home workstations (and even a lot of professional editing suites) are small. CR delivers professional sound in a deisgn with a very small desktop footprint. 

Tons of Included Accessories
CONNECT

Tons of Included Accessories

There's nothing worse than getting new gear and not having the right stuff to connect it up. That's why CR monitors come with everything you need to get started right away.

  • Acoustic pads provide sonic isolation and tilt control
  • 1/8" to stereo RCA connector for PC/Mac
  • 1/8" to 1/8" cable for smartphones, etc.
  • Speaker-to-speaker cable

Line-Up

Two different models are available, ensuring a cost-effective multi-media monitoring solution for everyone

Mackie CR3 3" Multimedia Monitor

CR3

3" Multimedia Monitor
  • Studio-quality design, sound and performance ideal for multimedia creation and entertainment
  • Professional-grade components for optimized sonic performance
    • 50 watts of clean, articulate stereo sound
    • 3″ polypropylene-coated woofer
    • .75″ ferrofluid-cooled silk-dome tweeter
  • Ultra-wide frequency range perfect for full-range multimedia (80Hz – 20kHz)
  • Choose which side of your desk gets the volume knob with CR3’s convenient speaker placement switch
  • Convenient front panel volume knob with lit power ring gives you on/off/volume control and power indication where you need it
  • Plug your smartphone or other source right into the front of the speakers and listen instantly
  • Front-facing headphone jack auto-defeats speaker output and provides tactile headphone volume control
  • A choice of inputs for simple connection to almost any audio source (1/4”, 1/8”, RCA)
  • Smooth waveguide design delivers unmatched clarity and sound dispersion at all listening levels
  • Custom-tuned rear ports for smooth, even bass extension
  • All-wood cabinet provides a natural sonic character superior to low-grade plastic designs
  • Included accessories
    • Acoustic isolation pads minimize boomy bass build-up and provide up/down tilt control for more focused listening
    • 1/8″ to stereo RCA cable to connect computer output to speakers
    • 1/8″ to 1/8″ cable to connect a smartphone or media player to front panel of speakers
    • Speaker-to-speaker cable
Mackie CR4 4" Multimedia Monitor

CR4

4" Multimedia Monitor
  • Studio-quality design, sound and performance ideal for multimedia creation and entertainment
  • Professional-grade components for optimized sonic performance
    • 50 watts of clean, articulate stereo sound
    • 4″ polypropylene-coated woofer
    • .75″ ferrofluid-cooled silk-dome tweeter
  • Ultra-wide frequency range perfect for full-range multimedia (70Hz – 20kHz)
  • Choose which side of your desk gets the volume knob with CR4’s convenient speaker placement switch
  • Convenient front panel volume knob with lit power ring gives you on/off/volume control and power indication where you need it
  • Plug your smartphone or other source right into the front of the speakers and listen instantly
  • Front-facing headphone jack auto-defeats speaker output and provides tactile headphone volume control
  • A choice of inputs for simple connection to almost any audio source (1/4”, 1/8”, RCA)
  • Smooth waveguide design delivers unmatched clarity and sound dispersion at all listening levels
  • Custom-tuned rear ports for smooth, even bass extension
  • All-wood cabinet provides a natural sonic character superior to low-grade plastic designs
  • Included accessories
    • Acoustic isolation pads minimize boomy bass build-up and provide up/down tilt control for more focused listening
    • 1/8″ to stereo RCA cable to connect computer output to speakers
    • 1/8″ to 1/8″ cable to connect a smartphone or media player to front panel of speakers
    • Speaker-to-speaker cable
Innovative Laptop Battle with Mackie Sound System Thrills Seattle
Products
Innovative Laptop Battle with Mackie Sound System Thrills Seattle
Many of today's music producers and DJs create great work in their home or project studios, and rarely get to show off their music live. Seattle's annual Laptop Battle provides an opportunity to... Read More

SPECS & DOWNLOADS

Manuals

Owners Manuals

CR3

CR4

 

Quick Start Guide

CR3

CR4

 

Additional support resources...

Setup
Connect to Analog Mixer

Setup
The Basics

Series Overview
CR Series

PRODUCT PHOTOS

CR3

CR3 3QTR LEFT

CR3 3QTR Right

CR3 3QTR Right

CR3 Front

CR3 Front

CR3 Rear

CR3 Rear

Mackie

CR3 Passive

CR3 Powered

CR3 Powered

CR3 Included Accessories

CR3 Included Accessories

CR4

CR4 3QTR Left

CR4 3QTR Right

CR4 3QTR Right

CR4 Front

CR4 Front

CR4 Rear

CR4 Rear

CR4 Passive

CR4 Passive

CR4 Powered

CR4 Powered

CR4 Included Accessories

CR4 Included Accessories

Suggestions

Complete your home multimedia studio with Mackie