Adorama has the Mackie CR5BT Channel Studio Monitors with Bluetooth (Pair) for $199.99 shipped. That’s $50 off the going rate from all trusted retailers including Amazon, Guitar Center, B&H and more. They have never dipped below $250 on Amazon where they have a 4.4/5 star rating from over 500 customers.

These speakers feature a “studio-quality design”, all-wood cabinets, font panel headphone out/aux in, as well as the ability to stream music directly from your smartphone, tablet, PC/laptop over Bluetooth. They also ship with some nice accessories to get you going right out of the box:

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  • Acoustic pads provide sonic isolation and tilt control
  • 1/8″ to stereo RCA connector for PC/Mac
  • Speaker-to-speaker cable

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Stream – Bluetooth Connectivity

Both the CR4BT and CR5BT feature no-hassle music streaming via Bluetooth. Just pair your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth enabled device and instantly stream music for comparative listening or simple music enjoyment.

5″ Multimedia Monitors with Bluetooth

• Studio-quality design, sound and performance ideal for multimedia creation and entertainment

• Stream music from any smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth enabled device

• Professional-grade components for optimized sonic performance: 50 watts of clean, articulate stereo sound; 5″ polypropylene-coated woofer; 0.75″ ferrofluid-cooled silk-dome tweeter

• Ultra-wide frequency range perfect for full-range multimedia (60Hz-20kHz)

• Choose which side of your desk gets the volume knob with CR5BT’s convenient speaker placement switch

• Convenient front panel volume knob with lit power ring gives you on/off/volume control and power indication where you need it

• Plug your smartphone or other source right into the front of the speakers and listen instantly

• Front-facing headphone jack auto-defeats speaker output and provides tactile headphone volume control

• A choice of inputs for simple connection to almost any audio source (1/4″, 1/8″, RCA)

• Smooth waveguide design delivers unmatched clarity and sound dispersion at all listening levels

• Custom-tuned rear ports for smooth, even bass extension

• All-wood cabinet provides a natural sonic character superior to low-grade plastic designs

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