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  • You Pay: $184.95
Product Highlights
  • Plug-and-Play
  • Pro-Quality Sound
  • Acts as a USB Audio Interface
  • 5" Woofer and 1" Tweeter
  • Balanced 1/4" Inputs
  • 1/4" Headphone Jack
  • Magnetically Shielded
More Info

The M1Active 520 USB from Alesis is a high-quality stereo speaker system that offers the ease-of-use of USB connectivity. Simply plug the speakers into the USB port on your Mac or PC and you're ready to go with no extra drivers to install. The 5" polypropylene woofer and 1" silk dome tweeter provide a wide frequency response that brings your audio to life.

In addition to being a great solution for your computer-based audio, the M1Active also acts as an audio interface. It has balanced 1/4" inputs so you can connect a variety of audio devices to the speakers. Audio can be played through the speakers, or directed to the computer and recorded. The interface supports audio at higher-than-CD quality of 16-bit/48kHz for crystal clear sound.

A front-panel headphone jack and volume control make it easy to control output volume and monitor privately. A switchable power supply allows you to use the speakers internationally without worry. Both speakers are magnetically shielded for safe use near video monitors.

Professional Quality
The lightweight and compact cabinets each house a 5" polypropylene woofer and 1" silk dome tweeter to provide a full frequency response. Bass ports on the rear of the cabinet help to extend low frequency response
The USB connection allows you to plug the speakers into your Mac or PC and start playing audio right away, without installing any extra drivers
Audio Interface
The balanced 1/4" inputs allow you to connect a variety of audio devices. The audio can be sent through the speaker drivers, or directed to the computer via USB for recording and manipulation
Headphone Jack
The front-panel headphone jack lets you listen in private without disturbing others
Switchable Power Supply
Use the speaker system internationally thanks to the switchable power supply
The speakers are magnetically shielded for safe use near video monitors
Low Frequency Driver 5" (127mm) Polypropylene Cone with Rubber Surround
High Frequency Driver 1" (25mm) Silk Dome Tweeter
Amplifier 50W/25W RMS Per Channel
Crossover Not Specified by Manufacturer
Frequency Range 56Hz - 20kHz
Maximum Sound Pressure Level (SPL) Not Specified by Manufacturer
Connectors 2 x 1/4" Inputs
2 x XLR Connections (Speaker Interconnect)
1 x 1/4" Headphone Jack
1 x USB Port
Input Impedance 10 kOhms
Controls and Indicators 1 x Volume Control
1 x Bass Boost Switch
1 x Voltage Selector Switch
Shielded Yes
Dimensions (HxWxD) Not Specified by Manufacturer
Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
Alesis M1Active 520 USB 2-Way 5" Stereo Nearfield Monitor (Pair)
  • Power Cable
  • USB Cable
  • XLR Interconnect Cable
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty