WOODINVILLE, Wash.�Mackie, a provider of professional audio systems, has introduced two new models in its CR Series of multimedia monitors, the CR4Bt and CR5BT. Both models feature Bluetooth music streaming from any capable device.
Like all CR monitors, the CR4BT and CR5BT feature 3/4-inch silk-dome tweeters. However, new with these models is a left/right speaker placement switch to locate the volume switch. The front panel has an on/off/volume knob with a lit power indication ring that also controls the volume of headphones, which can be plugged in directly to the monitor. Bluetooth buttons are on the front of each model for pairing and connection identification. There is an additional front panel aux input for alternate audio sources. In addition, the CR5BT features a 5-inch woofer.
All CR systems come with the necessary connecting cables, as well as a pair of acoustic isolation pads.
The CR4BT and CR5BT are now shipping at a starting retail price of $259.99 and $329.99 respectively.