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8 Active Speaker – the most important at a glance

An active speaker is a loudspeaker that contains its own amplifier. This is in contrast to a passive speaker, which relies on an external amplifier. Active speakers are often used in professional audio applications, such as clubs, pubs and live music venues. They are also popular for home audio, especially for those who want to avoid the hassle of setting up a separate amplifier and speaker system.

There are many different types of active speakers on the market, ranging from small portable models to large floorstanding units. Here are eight of the best active speakers currently available:

1. Mackie MR5mk3 5″ Active Studio Monitor

The Mackie MR5mk3 is a compact active studio monitor with a 5″ woofer and 1″ tweeter. It features Mackie’s Active 55W biamp system for clear, accurate sound. The MR5mk3 also has lowfrequency and highfrequency controls, as well as a switchable highpass filter.

2. KRK Rokit 5 G3 5″ Active Studio Monitor

The KRK Rokit 5 G3 is another compact active studio monitor with a 5″ woofer and 1″ tweeter. It uses a Kevlar Kevlar Woofer for improved bass response and has a builtin power amplifier with 50 watts of power. The Rokit 5 G3 also has low and high frequency EQ controls.

3. Yamaha HS5 5″ Active Studio Monitor

The Yamaha HS5 is a slightly larger active studio monitor with a 5″ woofer and 1″ tweeter. It uses Yamaha’s proprietary Active Servo Technology to deliver accurate sound reproduction. The HS5 also has a frequency response of 54 Hz to 30 kHz and features lowcut and highboost switches.

4. JBL LSR305 5″ Powered Studio Monitor

The JBL LSR305 is another compact active studio monitor with a 5″ woofer and 1″ tweeter. It uses JBL’s proprietary Slip Stream Port design for improved bass response. The LSR305 also has a builtin power amplifier with 40 watts of power.

5. MAudio BX5 D2 5″ Active 2Way Studio Monitor

The MAudio BX5 D2 is a compact active 2way studio monitor with a 5″ woofer and 1″ tweeter. It uses MAudio’s advanced waveguide technology for improved sound dispersion. The BX5 D2 also has a builtin power amplifier with 60 watts of power.

6. Pioneer RM07 6.5″ Active 2Way Studio Monitor

The Pioneer RM07 is a slightly larger active 2way studio monitor with a 6.5″ woofer and 1″ tweeter. It features Pioneer’s Active Servo Processing technology for clear, accurate sound reproduction. The RM07 also has a frequency response of 60 Hz to 20 kHz and a builtin power amplifier with 70 watts of power.

7. Adam Audio A7X 7″ Active 2Way Studio Monitor

The Adam Audio A7X is a larger active 2way studio monitor with a 7″ woofer and 1″ tweeter. It uses Adam’s XART tweeter for improved sound transparency. The A7X also has a frequency response of 42 Hz to 50 kHz and a builtin power amplifier with 80 watts of power.

8. Focal Professional Twins 6″ Active 2Way Studio Monitors

The Focal Professional Twins are a unique pair of active 2way studio monitors with two 6″ woofers and two 1″ tweeters. They use Focal’s proprietary Twin technology for improved sound dispersion. The Twins also have a frequency response of 50 Hz to 21 kHz and a builtin power amplifier with 80 watts of power.

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Bestseller No. 1
Alto Professional TX308 – 350W Powered DJ Speakers, PA System with 8" Woofer for Mobile DJ and Musicians, Small Venues, Ceremonies and Sports Events
  • Powerful PA System Sound – 2-Way 350-Watt Class D power amplifier; newly designed horn delivers stellar coverage at 90° H x 60° V. Designed and tuned in the USA
  • Driving Bass, Pristine Highs - 8-inch (203 mm) LF driver, 1.4-inch (35.6 mm) voice coil; 1-inch (25.4 mm) titanium diaphragm HF compression driver
  • Setup Simplified - Lightweight, PA cabinet design for easy transport, set up and installation; Suitable for pole-mounting or use as a wedge monitor
  • Connectivity Covered - Balanced XLR Mic/Line input, Link Output and Volume control; integrated analog limiter and overload protection circuitry
  • Versatile Performance - Perfect for Mobile DJ’s at Weddings and Parties, Small Venues, Band Practice, Community and Sports Events, Ceremonies, Conferences and Spoken Word Performances
Bestseller No. 2
Rockville APM8W 8" 2-Way 500W Active/Powered USB Studio Monitor Speakers Pair, White
  • Rockville APM8 8" 2-Way 500 Watt Active USB Studio Monitor Speakers in White (Pair). RMS: 250 Watt. Two-Way Active Studio Monitor Speaker System. Quad Amp Design: Each Driver Features Frequency Specific Independent Amplifiers.
  • The enclosure is 0.5" thick while the front board of it is a full 1" thickness to give you the ultimate best sound quality! Comes in 3 enclosure finish options Wood finish painted black. Wood finish painted white. Wood finish with vinyl front board
  • Full Range Class "D" Amplifier Circuitry with Auto-Switching Power Supply. LED Power on Indicator on Rear Panel. Ferro Fluid Enhanced 1.5" Neodymium Silk Dome Tweeter With Metal Grill Protection. Tweeter has 1" voice coil diameter
  • 110 Volt compatible with SMPS technology. Every Speaker in Production Undergoes a Computer Generated Sound Check Test to Ensure it Upholds to our Specifications and Standards. We use a "6Sigma" style Quality Assurance of Each Product.
  • Transducer Production Line to Make the SPL Performance Stable.One Complete Pair with Mater/Salve Output Connection with Included Noise Rejection Cabling.Includes a noise rejection cable to connect the 2 speakers together.The cable locks in secure & tight
  • Inputs / Outputs / Controls: Volume control. Bass/Treble Control -4dB to 4dB (allows you to adjust high and low frequency independently). 1/4" and XLR combo input jack. High Speed USB jack. RCA input. 3.5mm Headphone output.
  • Details: Certification: CE and RoHS Compliant. Amplifier: Class D, very efficient amplifier with top components! (ADI--ADAU1701, TI--TPA3116, SMPS). System Impedance: Tweeter 6 Ohm.  Woofer 4 Ohm.
  • Signal to noise ratio: 91dB (Maximum output with THD+1<1%, A-weight). Max SPL: 106dB @ 1w/1m. THD: 0.10%. Frequency Response: 30Hz - 20 kHz. 500 Watts peak output per pair. 250 Watt RMS output per pair.
  • Each speaker produces 125 watts peak and 250 watts RMS. Input voltage: 120V. Components: 1" neodymium silk dome tweeter and 8" woofer with rubber surrounds and polypropylene cone.Product Dimensions in Inches: (W*H*D): 9.9'' x 15.4'' x 12.2''.
  • Shipping Dimensions in Inches: (W*H*D) 30.0'' x 19.53'' x 13.94''. Net Weight(Pair): 33 LBS. Shipping Weight (Pair): 38.4 LBS. Includes speaker linking cable and power plug. Input Impedance (Ohms): 10 K Ohm Balanced. System Volume: (-30dB to +6dB)
Bestseller No. 3
Rockville BPA8 8" Professional Powered Active 300w DJ PA Speaker w Bluetooth, Black
  • Rockville BPA8 8" 300 Watt Active DJ/PA Speaker With Built In Bluetooth. 300 Watts Peak/150 Watts Program/75 Watts RMS. High power long-throw 8'' woofer with 1.5" KSV voice coil provides incredibly deep bass and acoustic power.
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20KHz. Maximum SPL @1w/1m: 95dB peak / 92dB continuous. Bluetooth signal input. Now you can input any audio signal from your Bluetooth enabled music player or phone. No cables necessary! Bluetooth range is 32 feet.
  • USB/SD digital MP3 music player. Input audio signals, special effects, any preprogrammed audio file and amplify it through your system. Wireless remote control. Enjoy the added convenience of being able to adjust any of the MP3 player functions.
  • LCD screen displays MP3 functions including BT connectivity. Channel 1 features XLR and 1/4" TRS" inputs with volume control. Channel 2 features RCA, and 1/8" aux inputs with volume control.
  • XLR line output for connecting to additional powered speakers, a mixer, or a powered subwoofer. High-power 2-way pro sound reinforcement speaker system for live sound and playback applications.
  • Built In 2 band equalizer to adjust high and low frequencies independently. Compact and light weight system delivers distortion free sound even at extreme SPL. Linear Class AB amplifier technology: high power, transparent sonic performance.
  • State-of-the-art 1'' pure titanium-diaphragm compression driver for crystal clear high-frequency reproduction. Stand mounting with 35-mm pole socket. Flyable.
  • Ultra-wide dispersion, 45° large-format horizontal wave guide horn molded directly into cabinet. Built In high quality crossover to filter out unwanted frequencies. Versatile trapezoidal enclosure design allows different positioning.
  • High-quality components and exceptionally rugged high impact ABS construction. Amplifier clip limit LED indicator & power LED cabinet rear. Built In FM Radio With 10 Presets and US/European Tuning.
  • 110 / 220 Volt switchable power supply with external user serviceable fusing. Item Actual Dimensions in inches: 9.89" Length x 8.2" Width x 15.37" Height. Item actual weight: 13.2 LBS.
Bestseller No. 4
LyxPro SPA-8 Compact 8" Portable PA System 100-Watt RMS Power Active Speaker System Equalizer Bluetooth SD Slot USB MP3 XLR 1/4" 1/8" 3.5mm Inputs
  • POWERFUL 100 WATT ACTIVE PA SPEAKER WOOFER SYSTEM : LyxPro SPA-8 Comes built in with a Professional powered 8” Inch Real 100 Watt Powerful Active DJ/PA Amplifier woofer System Power Split 70-Watt LF & 30-Watt HF
  • PERFECT CLEAR SOUND AND PERFORMANCE WITH BLUETOOTH CONNECTION : Enjoy your favorite Music thru the Built in Bluetooth connection directly from your Phone Iphone , or Music Player no cables needed , Great for churches, small parties, schools, class rooms, gyms, corporate meetings & presentaions
  • GREAT FOR ANY OCASSION AND LOCATION : Enjoy endless great music playing and listening whether its guitar piano or drum playing, indoor or outdoor party, or speaking to an audience - Compact and lightweight to carry around for indoor and outdoor use Lightweight Weighs a merely 14 Pounds – Compact size is 14” H x 9.25” W x 8” D
  • MULTIPLE EASY CONNECTIONS : Easily connects to your phone with the Built in Bluetooth, Onboard intuitive music controls for Mp3 EQ control Section , XLR Microphone input , SD Card Slot & USB Input, 3.5mm AUX input w/Per-Input level knobs, R/L RCA Inputs w/Per-Input Level Knobs, XLR 1/4" Inputs with Mic/Line switch
  • LINK MULTIPLE SPEAKERS AT ONCE : With a simple XLR Cable you can daisy chain multiple active / Passive speakers with one easy setup to your favorite instrument or microphone - 100% Customer Satisfaction GUARANTEED we stand behind our products and pride ourselves with exceptional customer service care
Bestseller No. 5
Rockville (2) BPA8 8" Professional Powered Active 300w DJ PA Speakers+Bluetooth
  • Rockville BPA8 8" 300 Watt Active DJ/PA Speaker With Built In Bluetooth 300 Watts Peak/150 Watts Program/75 Watts RMS High power long-throw 8'' woofer with 1.5" KSV voice coil provides incredibly deep bass and acoustic power Frequency Response: 20Hz-20KHz, High-quality components and exceptionally rugged high impact ABS construction Amplifier clip limit LED indicator & power LED cabinet rear Built In FM Radio With 10 Presets and US/European Tuning 110 / 220 Volt switchable power supply with external user serviceable fusing Item Actual Dimensions in inches: 9.89” Length x 8.2” Width x 15.37” Height
  • Maximum SPL @1w/1m: 95dB peak / 92dB continuous Bluetooth signal input. Now you can input any audio signal from your Bluetooth enabled music player or phone. No cables necessary! Bluetooth range is 32 feet. USB/SD digital MP3 music player. Input audio signals, special effects, any preprogrammed audio file and amplify it through your system Wireless remote control. Enjoy the added convenience of being able to adjust any of the MP3 player functions, including volume, from the included wireless remote.
  • LCD screen displays MP3 functions including BT connectivity. Channel 1 features XLR and 1/4" TRS” inputs with volume control Channel 2 features RCA, and 1/8" aux inputs with volume control XLR line output for connecting to additional powered speakers, a mixer, or a powered subwoofer High-power 2-way pro sound reinforcement speaker system for live sound and playback applications
  • Built In 2 band equalizer to adjust high and low frequencies independently Compact and light weight system delivers distortion free sound even at extreme SPL Linear Class AB amplifier technology: high power, transparent sonic performance State-of-the-art 1'' pure titanium-diaphragm compression driver for crystal clear high-frequency reproduction
  • Ultra-wide dispersion, 45° large-format horizontal wave guide horn molded directly into cabinet Built In high quality crossover to filter out unwanted frequencies Versatile trapezoidal enclosure design allows different positioning Stand mounting with 35-mm pole socket Flyable, Item actual weight: 13.2 LBS Shipping Dimensions in inches: 11.62” Length x 9.65” Width x 17.13” Height Shipping Weight: 15.4 LBS
Bestseller No. 6
Rockville Pair Power Gig RPG8 8" Powered Active 800 Watt 2 -Way DJ PA Speakers
  • Features: Rockville RPG8 8" Active/Powered 400 Watts DJ PA Speaker System. 100-Watt RMS / 200 Watts Program Power / 400 Watts Peak. High power long-throw 8'' woofer with 2" aluminum voice coil provides incredibly deep bass and acoustic power. Frequency Response: 50Hz-20KHz. Maximum SPL @1w/1m: 119dB peak / 116dB continuous
  • High-power 2-way pro sound reinforcement speaker system for live sound and playback applications. Compact and light weight system delivers distortion free sound even at extreme SPL. Linear Class AB amplifier technology: high power, transparent sonic performance. Internal switch-mode power supply for low distortion audio with superior transient response
  • Built-in bass and treble equalization processor for ultimate system control and speaker protection. State-of-the-art 1.35'' Japanese made pure titanium-diaphragm compression driver for crystal clear high-frequency reproduction. Ultra-wide dispersion, 40 large-format horizontal wave guide horn molded directly into cabinet
  • Ultra-low noise Mic / Line input via XLR & 1/4-inch stereo jacks with volume control. Line RCA and XLR input with separate Gain adjustment. Additional balanced line output via ¼” for linking of additional speaker systems. Versatile trapezoidal enclosure design allows different positioning. Flyable and stand mounting with 35-mm pole socket
  • High-quality components and exceptionally rugged high impact ABS construction. Amplifier clip limit LED indicator & power LED cabinet rear. Front display power meter Blue LED. Dimensions : 11.57" X 8.98" X 16.23"
Bestseller No. 7
Gemini Sound AS-08TOGO: Active 500W Wireless Powered Speaker with 8” Woofer - Long-Lasting Battery, Bluetooth, Portable for Travel & Karaoke, USB/SD/FM Playback
  • PORTABLE PA POWER: Discover the convenience of a portable PA system with this powerful, 500W Bluetooth speaker. Perfect for on-the-go music and podcast enthusiasts who need a compact and robust PA speaker system for various listening experiences
  • VERSATILE AUDIO HUB: This all-in-one, battery-powered PA system acts as an active speaker with multiple input options. Ideal for those looking for a powered PA speaker that supports Bluetooth streaming, making it perfect for both indoor and outdoor audio needs
  • SUPERIOR SOUND BLUETOOTH SPEAKER: Enjoy high-quality sound with this Bluetooth PA speaker, featuring an 8" woofer and 1” voice coil. A great choice for anyone who wants a top-notch PA sound system that's straightforward and suitable for streaming their favorite tunes
  • FEATURE-RICH PA SYSTEM: Equipped with mic and speaker capabilities, this system is an excellent option for users seeking versatile PA systems with mic and speakers. It caters to a variety of settings, emphasizing flexibility and ease of use for all your audio occasions
  • DJ AND WIRELESS ENTHUSIAST FRIENDLY: A perfect blend for aspiring DJs and casual listeners, offering Bluetooth wireless technology in a DJ speaker format. This powered PA speaker is designed for those who prioritize convenience, quality, and portability in their audio g​​urce
Bestseller No. 8
Rockville RPG8BT V2 8" Powered 400W DJ PA Speaker Bluetooth/Wireless/Remote/EQ, Black
  • Rockville RPG8BT 8" 400 Watt Active DJ/PA Speaker With Built In Bluetooth and Wireless Stereo Linking. Advanced Bluetooth 5.0 chipset plays your music without dropouts. TWS (true wireless stereo) allows you to link 2 speakers together wirelessly to play in stereo. Fast Bluetooth speed (low latency) for use in professional environments. 400 Watts Peak/200 Watts Program/100 Watts RMS. High power long-throw 8'' woofer with 2" aluminum voice coil provides incredibly deep bass and acoustic power.
  • Frequency Response: 50Hz-20KHz. Maximum SPL @1w/1m: 119dB peak / 116dB continuous. Bluetooth signal input. Now you can input any audio signal from your Bluetooth enabled music player or phone. No cables necessary!. USB/SD digital MP3 music player. Input audio signals, special effects, any preprogrammed audio file and amplify it through your system.. Wireless remote control.
  • Enjoy the added convenience of being able to adjust any of the MP3 player functions, including volume, from the included wireless remote.. High-power 2-way pro sound reinforcement speaker system for live sound and playback applications.. Compact and light weight system delivers distortion free sound even at extreme SPL.. Linear Class AB amplifier technology: high power, transparent sonic performance.. Internal switch-mode power supply for low distortion audio with superior transient response..
  • Built-in bass and treble equalization processor for ultimate system control and speaker protection.. State-of-the-art 1.35'' Japanese made pure titanium-diaphragm compression driver for crystal clear high-frequency reproduction.. Ultra-wide dispersion, 40° large-format horizontal wave guide horn molded directly into cabinet.. Ultra-low noise Mic / Line input via XLR & 1/4-inch TRS stereo jacks with volume control.. Line RCA and XLR input with separate Volume adjustment..
  • Additional balanced RCA line output for linking of additional speaker systems... Versatile trapezoidal enclosure design allows different positioning.. Stand mounting with 35-mm pole socket.. Ergonomically shaped side and top mount handle for easy carrying and setup.. High-quality components and exceptionally rugged high impact ABS construction.. Amplifier clip limit LED indicator & power LED cabinet rear.. Front display power meter Blue LED..
Bestseller No. 9
Gemini Sound AS-2108BT Active 8" Inch Woofer 500W Watt DJ Monitor Powered Amplified PA Speakers System With Bluetooth, Wireless Stereo Pairing, Onboard 2 Channel Mixer, Handles and Portable Fly Points
  • PERFECT SOUND FOR YOUR PERFORMANCE With a 500 Watt Class D amplifier, the DJ speakers provide room-filling sound. Get perfect playback with a linear frequency response between 40hz-20khz for clear, full range sound. The 8" inch low frequency woofer with 2" voice coil and piezo high frequency compression driver deliver true and clear audio as it was meant to be heard.
  • ENDLESS AUDIO OPTIONS The Gemini speaker and Portable Bluetooth PA system features 2 input channels with separate gain controls. Switchable Line/Mic XLR and 1/4” inputs plus RCA and 1/8” AUX input. Master high/low equalization controls allow you to dial the perfect sound. XLR mix output allows for connecting to additional speakers.
  • BUILT TO WITHSTAND The bluetooth dj speakers 8 inch are rugged enough to withstand the harshest of show environments with the unit being housed in a super rugged ABS impact resistant nylon fiber cabinet. The powered monitor also utilizes a clip LED alert designed to prevent overheating
  • WIRELESS AUDIO Stream audio from any Bluetooth enabled device, whether it is a phone, tablet or laptop. Feel free to move about the party untethered with a Bluetooth range of 30+ feet. TWS/NFC Link allows for Stereo Pairing with a 2nd AS series Bluetooth Speaker
  • TAKE IT ON THE GO: Choose from our line of 8" inch, 10" inch, 12" inch and 15" inch bluetooth PA speakers, and GO! For easier travel, the unit features an ergonomic top handle for worry free carrying and the active PA speaker is both flyable and stand mountable allowing you to get the most out of the unit.
Bestseller No. 10
PreSonus Eris Sub 8BT — 8-inch Active Studio Subwoofer with Bluetooth for Multimedia, Gaming, Studio-Quality Music Production
  • Big sub-low end. 8-inch front-firing driver delivers smooth, accurate sub-low frequencies.
  • Bluetooth 5.0 stereo input ensures outstanding wireless audio quality.
  • Power to spare: 100W Class AB amplifier (50W RMS) delivers 100 dB SPL peak output (@ 1 meter) output with minimal distortion. That’s plenty loud!
  • Deep low frequencies: 30 Hz to 200 Hz frequency response.
  • Input gain control gives -30 dB to +6 dB of continuously variable output
  • Continuously variable lowpass filter keeps resonances in the 50 Hz to 130 Hz range.
  • Defeatable highpass filter (crossover) removes sub-80 Hz frequency content from the full-range signal sent to the main speakers for a perfect match.
  • Left and right, balanced ¼-inch TRS and unbalanced RCA main inputs ensure easy wired connectivity — or go wireless with Bluetooth.
  • Left and right balanced ¼-inch TRS and unbalanced RCA pass-through outputs onboard for connecting satellite speakers.
  • Polarity invert switch corrects phase-cancellation issues.

Our Winner:

Winner in comparison
Alto Professional TX308 – 350W Powered DJ Speakers, PA System with 8" Woofer for Mobile DJ and Musicians, Small Venues, Ceremonies and Sports Events
  • Powerful PA System Sound – 2-Way 350-Watt Class D power amplifier; newly designed horn delivers stellar coverage at 90° H x 60° V. Designed and tuned in the USA
  • Driving Bass, Pristine Highs - 8-inch (203 mm) LF driver, 1.4-inch (35.6 mm) voice coil; 1-inch (25.4 mm) titanium diaphragm HF compression driver
  • Setup Simplified - Lightweight, PA cabinet design for easy transport, set up and installation; Suitable for pole-mounting or use as a wedge monitor
  • Connectivity Covered - Balanced XLR Mic/Line input, Link Output and Volume control; integrated analog limiter and overload protection circuitry
  • Versatile Performance - Perfect for Mobile DJ’s at Weddings and Parties, Small Venues, Band Practice, Community and Sports Events, Ceremonies, Conferences and Spoken Word Performances

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