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Blemished Mackie HD1801 Powered Subwoofer Regular 888366035009

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The Mackie 1600W HD1801 18" powered subwoofer is an excellent companion to the HD Series full-range loudspeakers, creating an immensely powerful and truly high-definition PA system that you can actual... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The Mackie 1600W HD1801 18" powered subwoofer is an excellent companion to the HD Series full-range loudspeakers, creating an immensely powerful and truly high-definition PA system that you can actually transport from gig to gig. Class-D Fast Recovery amplification makes the HD1801 ultra-efficient, effortlessly delivering massive power to the 18" driver that's custom-designed to handle the job. Expertly tweaked tuning filters, internal crossovers, and protection circuitry are designed by EAW for the ultimate in professional performance. Take your Mackie HD (or any other) full-range system to the next level with the Mackie HD1801 Powered Subwoofer.

A Massive System in a Snap
Pair HD1801 subwoofers with HD1531 full-range loudspeakers for an excellent portable, high-definition PA system. The precision-tuned HD1801 is the perfect match for the HD1531, with a high-pass output specifically designed to alleviate the power-hungry low frequencies from getting to your top boxes, allowing them to do what they do best. This powerful HD system features tons of protective circuitry like peak and RMS limiting and over-excursion/thermal protection to keep the sound pumping at all costs.

Power and Agility
The HD1801 powered subwoofer delivers 1600 watts of peak power using Mackie's Class-D Fast Recovery amplification. Class-D amps allow for extremely high-output in a design that is much lighter than traditional amplifiers. It's also really compact, which means you might even be able to carry it all by yourself. Plus, our Fast Recovery design allows the amplifier to recover more quickly when pushed into clipping. This means less distortion when things get too loud.

Tweaked and Tuned
Mackie has once again called on the sonic geniuses over at EAW to make the HD1801 the most punchy, chest-pounding subwoofer in its class. The ported, direct-radiating design means super-low frequency extension that is smooth and powerful. EAW also custom specified the 18" driver to work in perfect harmony with the amplifier. The woofer is designed to soak up each and every bit of power the amp puts out. Precision phase control and tuning filters make the HD1801 subwoofer speaker the perfect companion to the HD1531, especially when using the high-pass outputs. A finely tuned, phase-aligned. and undeniably professional PA system is just a couple of patches away.

Size matters
Most stages are pretty small, so Mackie decided to incorporate rigging points onto the HD1801 speaker. Flying subs clears up tons of floor space and makes it look pretty darn impressive. You can even flip off thr trademark "Mackie Blue" LED on the front if you want the HD1801 subwoofer to blend seamlessly into the background. Some of you are going to have to transport this guy from show to show. That's why the HD1801 embodies Mackie's "Built-Like-A-Tank" philosophy and is certifiably roadworthy. First off, the enclosure is built using 15mm birch. Wood is not only more durable than plastic, but delivers a more natural sound. It's also covered in durable textured black paint that minimizes the risk of scratching. The grill is equally robust, made using powder coated steel and flush with the enclosure to avoid denting. Throw in the fact that is one of the most compact subwoofers available and you've got an ultra-professional bass bin that can be tossed in the back of even a sub-compact.

FEATURES

1600W of ultra-efficient Class-D Fast Recovery amplification
800W RMS / 1600W peak power
133 dB SPL max output (peak @ 1m)
35 Hz to 145 Hz operating range
18" high-output woofer with 4" voice coil
Active electronics provide complete system optimization
Symmetrical Linkwitz-Riley crossover (100Hz, 24dB/octave)
Precision tuning filters for ultra-accurate bass reproduction
Phase alignment to perfectly complement Mackie full-range HD loudspeakers
Ported, direct-radiating design for maximum punch and low-frequency extension
Designed and tuned by Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW)
Dual XLR inputs, full-range and high-pass outputs for mono or stereo setups
Level control and polarity invert switch with LED indicator
Signal/limit and thermal LED indicators
Integrated protection and limiting circuitry
Rugged all-wood cabinet (15mm birch plywood)
Pole mount receptacle for mounting full range speaker
12 integrated M10 flypoints
Compact and lightweight
SPECIFICATIONS
Acoustic Performance
Frequency Response (-10dB): 35Hz - 145Hz
Frequency Response (-3dB): 44Hz - 95Hz
Max peak SPL (calculated)1: 133dB
Max peak SPL (measured)2: 129dB

Transducer
Diameter: 18.0" / 457mm
Voice Coil Diameter: 4.0" / 102mm
Diaphragm Material: Paper
Magnet Material: Ferrite

Power Amplifier
Rated Power: 800 watts rms, 1600 watts peak
THD: < 0.03%
Design: Class D
Cooling: Active, twin thermally controlled vari-speed fans

Input/Output
Input Type: Female XLR Balanced
differential (stereo left/right)
Input Impedance: 20kOhms
Full Range Output: Male XLR Balanced (parallel with input)
High-Pass Output: Male XLR Balanced
Output Impedance: 300
Level Control: -6dB to +6dB

Electronic Crossover
Crossover Type: 24dB/oct., Symmetrical, Linkwitz-Riley
Crossover Frequency: 100Hz

Protection Features
Over-excursion Protection: 40Hz 24dB/oct., Butterworth High-Pass Filter
Thermal Protection: Amplifier mute, auto reset, twin thermally controlled vari-speed fans
Driver Protection: Peak/RMS Limiter
Display LEDs: Power Light ON, Polarity, Invert, Thermal, Sig/Limit, Front Power ON

AC Power Requirements
US: 100-120 VAC, 50-60Hz, 300 watts
Europe: 220-240 VAC, 50-60Hz, 300 watts
AC Connector: 3-pin IEC 250 VAC, 15A male

Construction Features
Basic Design: Rectangular
Material: 15mm exterior grade premium birch plywood
Finish: High durability black paint
Handles: One on each side
Grille: Powder-coated galvanized steel
Fly Points: Twelve M10 x 1.5mm

Physical Properties
Height: 23.0" / 584mm
Width: 23.0" / 584mm
Depth: 25.8" / 655mm
Weight: 106lb. / 48.1kg

Mounting Methods
Floor mount or fly via 12 integrated M10 mounting points (using M10 x 1.5 x 37mm forged shoulder eyebolts)
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MackieHD1801 Powered Subwoofer
 
2.3

(based on 4 reviews)

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1.0

Problems Problems Problems

By james

from new orleans

Comments about Mackie HD1801 Powered Subwoofer:

I have several Mackie powered speakers and have been very happy with their line....that was until I bought some HD1801 subs. While they sounded great at the beginning they have given me numerous problems. On the 2nd use one of the speakers thermal overload lights came on and remained lite even when where was no signal present. This was brought back to the store and swapped out with another. After a short time (about 6 gigs) both speakers began to give me problems and have only produced a muted and distorted sound since. I am still waiting to see what Mackie is going to do and their support has been weak at best. I have 2 of the SR1501 subs and have pushed them HARD for several years and have never had a problem with either. Hopefully this is an issue that Mackie will resolve, but I would avoid these subs until something is fixed. On a side note I also have a pair of the HD1531's and love them. Very crisp and clean at high volumes although Mackie's slow response to sort me out has me leaning against ever buying another Mackie product.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Very nice subwoofer

By JOSEPH RACE

from Atlanta, Ga

Comments about Mackie HD1801 Powered Subwoofer:

I bought (10) of these and man do they sound great! Before I purchased these, I did a lot of research and this model got slammed by a bunch of people. I have been a Mackie fan for a long time and a lot of success with other subs and speakers from them. Before a slapped down some serious cash on these, I had to call Loud Technologies to find out why there were problems with this model. The tech told me that they had a few problems with the initial run and that all has been corrected. Subs are tricky. Some guys will buy just one sub and crank it way past what its capable of and blow them up. If you have just one sub and your trying to make your band sound like a Metallica concert, forget it! I recently did a festival for 5,000 people using (8) HD1801s & (8) HDA line arrays and it sounded great! I had multiple musicians come up to me and remark how clean and punchy my rig sounded. The drums were slammin and the vocals cut through like a hot knife through butter! If you looked at these subs then got scared of the reviews, take another look.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Worst money I ever spent

By Joshua Austill

from Billings, MT

Comments about Mackie HD1801 Powered Subwoofer:

I bought 2 of these, the first one died after 6 uses, just stopped making any noise whatsoever. After a BATTLE with mackie tech support they warrantied it and sent me a new one. After 12 or so uses the second one blew at about 1/4 volume. Mackie tech support says they don't cover blown speakers, so I have a paperweight now. What a waste of money.

 
2.0

Thermal protection fails and the unit dont work

By djpalius

from Saltillo Mexico

About Me Pro Audio / DJ

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy to Mount
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Good Power Output
  • Great Sound Quality

Cons

  • FAILURES

Best Uses

  • DJ / Mixing

Comments about Mackie HD1801 Powered Subwoofer:

Integrated protection and limiting circuitry issues ,

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