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Ruark Audio MR1 MK2

Bluetooth Speaker System - pair


As independent reviews have shown, our award winning MR1 Bluetooth speakers provide remarkable sound in multiple applications. Improved for 2017, MR1 Mk2 retains all the attributes of the original, but with a fresh new look and updates to sound and connectivity, they are now better than ever! Featuring a high-quality aptX Bluetooth receiver, digital and analogue inputs allied to a Class A-B amplifier and our own custom designed drive units and crossovers, MR1 Mk2 are compact high fidelity speakers capable of remarkable sound in multiple applications. Perfect as computer speakers, ideal to use with a turntable and a fantastic way to improve the sound of your TV, MR1 Mk2 will fill your home with quality sound without dominating it. Perfect for audiophiles and the design conscious alike…

Sound foundations
Alone, MR1 can be the foundation of a complete music system. Add a turntable and you can be part of the vinyl revival and with a high quality aptX Bluetooth receiver built-in, you can also stream and play your music wirelessly to MR1 from compatible devices with CD quality sound.

A Powerful Performance
Our custom tweeter and bass units for MR1 have been designed specifically to ensure optimum performance from its compact dimensions, with both featuring powerful rare-earth neodymium motor systems. This special system provides greater magnetic concentration, for better driver control, in a lightweight and fully magnetically shielded system.

Sound Perfection
MR1 Mk2 features a linear Class A-B amplifier with a quality switch mode power supply. Linear amplifiers are used in the world’s best audio equipment and in our opinion still offer superior performance when compared to new style digital amplifiers, which often sound forced and artificial in comparison. Linear amplification is one reason why MR1 sounds so good.

Be in Control
MR1 Mk2 features a control system which like our other products is slick and easy to use, allowing input and volume to be quickly changed, with pin-point LEDs displaying system status and source. In addition, source, volume and functions can be operated and set from afar with the supplied compact remote control.

Always Ready
With auto-standby built in, MR1 will automatically enter sleep mode after a short period of time if no signal is detected. This feature is particularly useful when using MR1 as a sound system for your TV as they will automatically wake and sleep as and when the TV is turned on and off.

Get Connected
MR1 Mk2 features both an analogue and optical digital input allowing auxiliary devices to be easily connected. In particular, the optical input is ideal for connecting streaming devices such as Google Chromecast, Amazon Alexa or Apple AirPort Express and it also provides the perfect connection point for flat screen TV’s. MR1 also features a dedicated subwoofer output allowing an active subwoofer to be connected for extra dynamics in music and awesome movie sound.

Bluetooth at Its Best
Bluetooth’s ease of use has made it the foremost method for wireless audio streaming, working with virtually all devices and leading music applications such as Spotify and Apple Music. MR1 Mk2 with its high quality aptX Bluetooth receiver allows you to enjoy this technology at its very best with CD quality sound.

A Mini Marvel
MR1 is a high fidelity speaker miniaturised and like larger high fidelity speakers, its internal crossover plays a vital role in making it sound so good! Many compact speakers use a basic single component crossover for ease of assemble and cost, but for MR1 we’ve designed a multi component network using select audio grade components throughout.

Beautiful and Enduring
MR1 Mk2 features an attractive fixed grille clad in a unique British milled fabric from Camira. This timeless and resilient material, was one of just a few that met our requirement for both its attractive contemporary design and excellent acoustic properties.

Duo – Uno
As a pair MR1 sounds amazing, but to make them extra portable if the stereo speaker is disconnected then the master unit switches to mono operation. As a single unit MR1 is ideal for taking on holiday so you can enjoy great sound whilst you’re away from home. Add our optional rechargeable battery pack (BackPack) and you can also enjoy MR1 further afield, completely free of a mains connection.


- Class leading sound quality
- Hand crafted bass reflex tuned and damped enclosures
- Ruark Audio long throw 75mm woofer with powerful neodymium magnet system
- Ruark Audio 20mm treated textile dome tweeter with neodymium magnet system
- Linear Class A-B Amplifier, 20 watts nominal output
- Audio grade components throughout
- 2m quality braided speaker interconnect
- Output for active subwoofer
- Loudness function provides enhanced sound at low volume levels
- Auto mono operation (can also be used as a single unit)

- Built in high quality Bluetooth Audio receiver with aptX provides CD quality sound with compatible devices

- Intuitive control system
- Pin-point LEDs show system status and source
- Compact infrared remote control

- Digital optical input with adjustable attenuation
- Line-in audio input with switchable attenuation

Standard Finishes
- Rich Walnut veneer with Camira Lead Grey fabric grille
- Soft Grey lacquer with Camira Lead Grey fabric grille

- H170 × W130 × D135mm each
- Weight 3.5 Kg per pair

€ 499.00