MACKIE ACTIVE SPEAKERThe SR1530 from Mackie Designs (www.mackie.com) is a three-way, tri-amplified, horn-loaded active loudspeaker system. Featuring RCF components in a trapezoidal cabinet, the SR1530 has a 15-inch woofer, a horn-loaded 6-inch midrange and a 1-inch exit compression driver on a wide-dispersion horn. Powered by an integrated 3-channel amplifier (500 watts total), the SR1530 features active electronics for time correction and phase alignment, electronic equalization and protection. Frequency response is 55-18k Hz, and maximum SPL is 125 dB (1 m). The enclosure is heavy-duty, multi-ply laminated wood with molded composite resin top and bottom sections. The 98lbs. SR1530 offers side, top and bottom handles and is weight-balanced for stand mounting. Price: $1,199.