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Win Mackie MC-450 Headphones Raffle Competition Giveaway

Win a pair of Mackie MC-450 headphones worth €299!  ·  Source: Mackie

Mackie MC-450 premium headphones

 ·  Source: Mackie

Mackie MC-450 headphones

Mackie MC-450 open-backed studio headphones  ·  Source: Mackie


UPDATE: This raffle is now closed and the prize is on its way to the lucky winner, Robbie from Victoria, Australia. Congratulations, Robbie!


The holiday season is almost upon us – so what better way to celebrate the ending of 2020 (!) with a series of awesome giveaways! We’ve teamed up with some famous brands for this competition, including Mackie, Sennheiser, Novation and ADAM Audio.


Every week until 24 December we’re giving away some cool audio and music gear. There’s something for everyone, including live mics, studio monitors, headphones and instruments. Here’s our Holiday Season 2020 giveaway schedule:

  • 20 – 26 Nov: Mackie MC-450 headphones
  •  27 Nov – 3 Dec: Novation AFX Station
  • 4 – 10 Dec: Sennheiser MD435 Live Microphone
  • 11 – 17 Dec: Harley Benton Guitar (tba)
  • 18 – 24 Dec: Pair ADAM Audio T8V monitors


The first raffle is now underway! All you have to do to enter the raffle for Mackie MC-450 heaphones is to add a comment below this post, or below the Facebook or Instagram post announcing this raffle. Only one comment is allowed per entrant, so please don’t post multiple times or we’ll have to disqualify you. Part 1 of our raffle closes Thursday, 26 November at 23:59:59 CET.

Mackie MC-450 Headphones

These open-backed cans are Mackie’s premium headphones for studio mixing applications. The MC-450 are the top model in the Mackie MC range and are designed to give you a clear, balanced sound to help you make those crucial mixing decisions. But if you’re listening to some tunes when you’re out and about, they also include a cable with telephone control and microphone. Here are the main features:

  • Frequency response: 20 – 20000 Hz
  • 54 Ohms
  • Sound pressure: 101 dB
  • Adjustable leather headband and memory foam ear pads
  • Interchangeable cable with lockable bayonet connector
  • Three cables included: 300 cm Braided straight, 122 cm Spiral, 122 cm Straight cable with telephone control and microphone
  • Gold-plated 1/4″ adapter
  • Weight: 0.350 kg
  • Colour: Black
  • Includes storage bag

If you don’t yet have a pair of quality headphones for mixing and monitoring, these are a great all-round solution that will upgrade the quality of your mixing process no end.

Terms and Conditions

Participation is, of course, free of charge.

The minimum age for participation is 14 years. Participation is only allowed once – attempted multiple entries per competition automatically lead to disqualification. This raffle is for a pair of Mackie MC-450 studio headphones.

All comments (here under this post, under the Instagram post for the raffle or under our Facebook post for this raffle) are collected. The Gearnews team will draw a random entry and the lucky winner will be notified by us. Employees of gearnews.com, the participating companies and their family members are excluded from participating in the competition.

Your data will only be stored within the framework of this competition and will not be passed on to third parties. Legal recourse is excluded and no cash alternatives to the prizes are offered. The prizes are not transferrable. This competition, with a prize of Mackie MC-450 headphones, runs from Friday, 20.11.2020 to Thursday, 26 November 2020 (23:59:59 hrs CET). All comments received after this date are invalid.

By participating (submitting a comment) you confirm your acceptance of these conditions. Good luck!


139 responses to “Holiday Season Raffle Part 1: Win Mackie MC-450 headphones (Closed)”

  1. Gabriel says:

    Good luck everyone!

  2. Sebastian Gabrisch says:

    Awesome! Could use a new pair of headphones for my homestudio. Thanks for the raffle!

  3. like your stuff! great site, hope I win 😉

  4. FemaleDJ says:

    Nice, Count me in!

    Have a good weekend!

  5. Dave Thomas says:

    I’m in.

  6. Jon B says:

    A comment

  7. David Turner says:

    Yes please

  8. David Cantan says:

    Sounds great

  9. woody hood says:

    Looks like a great pair of phones.

  10. Andrew Callaby says:

    Fingers crossed.

  11. Pedro Leal says:

    It’s amazing how my trusty sennheiser headphones just got ruined yesterday and today I wake up for this post 😭!!
    I’m in!!

  12. Kaspar K. says:

    Count me in 🙂

  13. Groumpfy says:

    A comment for saying I’m in.

  14. Richard Pryce says:

    These would look good on my head.

  15. I’m checking gearnews every day and this is another nice surprise, would love these headphones!

  16. Seb says:

    Gimme, gimme!

  17. Birger Tenow says:


  18. Alberto Levorato says:

    Wow! Cool initiative. I could really use a pair of good headphones, since my old sony’s are beaten up and falling apart.

  19. Anton says:

    So well, lets get an Mackie

  20. Dark says:

    ‘Fire Emoji’

  21. Moog Lee says:

    I could always use a new pair of cans, to go with my 9 others…

  22. Rainer Lange says:

    New Headphone would be great!

  23. Enrico de Trizio says:


  24. Matías says:

    Great! Count me in.

  25. kieron mcclelland says:

    I could use a pair of headphones so I can make weird avant garde noises from the dream realms with out my wife and cat staring disapprovingly cause its 4 in the morning and they want to sleep how selfish

  26. Dimmi says:

    This looks cool, I guess it pays off checking your site every day 🙂

  27. Mr. Blaze says:

    Hopefully this will be the first time I win gear. I also wish good luck to all participants!

  28. Griffith says:

    Can’t wait!

  29. Abel Arestegui says:

    Nice earphones. I love it. I need it. I want it.

  30. Doug Theriault says:

    My 25 dollar pair I’ve used for 20 years just broke. I could use these. Would be nice!

  31. Tom says:

    Yes please 🙂

  32. Jonathan says:

    I’m in. Hope all is well in these fucking wierd times. Stay safe, and good luck to everyone!

  33. Jeremy J says:

    Pretty please, Mr Santa

  34. Mechtech says:


  35. S R D says:

    A great site, which has all the latest information on gear. Those headphones look the business!

  36. Maurice Healy says:

    Great stuff, good luck everyone!

  37. David says:

    I’m in. Thanks for all the good work.

  38. Rob W says:

    I’ve only ever had “budget” headphones – would love an upgrade!

  39. Jacky says:

    This is dope!

  40. Victor Ugalde says:

    Good Grief! lets go this Season of joy, to bring me luck!

  41. Super cool giveaway! Good luck folks 🙂

  42. Gregg Crowley says:

    Yes, free cans!

  43. Brian Stillwell says:

    Awesome!! Monitors are sometimes too loud and you have to deal with surrounding noise.

  44. Calvin Lampert says:

    I could use some new headphones.

  45. Manuel k. says:

    Cool raffle, I’m in!

  46. Emily Jayne Peters says:

    This would literally be the best thing that happened all year

  47. Koen van Westbroek says:

    I could use a new pair. Count me in.

  48. manu says:

    Love this website ! Thanks for all the content and this contest !

  49. Robert says:

    Wooh woooooh!!!

  50. Niko K says:


  51. Ugo says:

    No. 1 site ever!

  52. rekin says:


  53. I could put them to good use.

  54. Alvaro Rubio Jr says:

    Best of luck to us all…
    (within the context of this giveaway and otherwise)!

  55. Don White says:

    Desperately need new cans for the home studio – keeping my fingers crossed!

  56. Erwin Goossen says:

    Great raffle, count me in

  57. Roy Dale says:

    Great headphones. Fingers crossed.

  58. Eddie says:

    Ding ding dong dong I just want to hear good song.

  59. Jonah Hernandez says:

    Would really like a new pair of studio headphones. Count me in!

  60. Fredrik says:

    Thanks for the opportunity guys!

  61. Israel says:

    I would love these

  62. Gary Pitcher says:

    These would be awesome!

  63. Vladislav Muzychenko says:

    So… Good luck for everyone!

  64. Nenad Maric says:

    I’m in

  65. fred willey says:

    Mackie gear is top notch.

  66. Adam says:

    Winning, would be a great end of this year 🙂

  67. Anthony says:

    I just lost my headphones. So it would b nice to win some.

  68. Antti says:

    Excellent! Just looking for new headphones for mixing

  69. David Ashton-Rigby says:

    Good Gear 4 a Bad Year ! 🎧 ❁´◡`❁ !

  70. jannesd says:

    Nice giveaway, would love to win. Good luck to everyone.

  71. Sounds like something we could definitely use in the studio!

  72. Morelle Jérémy says:

    Ok I’m in !

  73. Phil says:

    Wow. Neat site!

  74. Al Ec says:

    Never tried these, but curious…

  75. Paolo Pino says:

    Good luck to me and everyone

  76. d vd woude says:

    best comment ever

  77. John Haynes says:

    Another comment. 🙂



  79. Hugo Rodrigues says:

    Great offer, Gear News! Thank you and good luck everyone,

  80. Dale Somer says:

    I’m in!

  81. Tumtum says:

    I don’t know if mackie nailed this pair of headphone… Only one way to find out 🙂

  82. john says:

    Nice add! Thanks for the chance!

  83. Christophe. says:

    Nice gear.

    Good luck everybody.

  84. Declan says:

    Yey raffle

  85. Keith A says:

    Great Giveaway, here’s hoping!

  86. Janne Kurtti says:

    Count me in!

  87. Jerry Koni says:

    I ‘d love to win these awesome headphones!

  88. Bart says:

    wooopwoooop how cool!

  89. Nilo says:

    Thanks Gearnews! You do a great job!

  90. Ryan says:


  91. Alberto F says:

    Count me in!

  92. Claudio Pallone says:

    Curious about how they sound….

  93. Robster says:

    Awesome! New Headphones! Fingers Crossed!

  94. Nicola Pedroni says:

    Count me in 🙂

  95. Pipo says:

    Count me in! Rly like this raffle.

  96. Sebastian Negulescu says:


  97. Colin says:

    Wow, thanks Gearnews, for the nice raffle and another year of great news articles.

    Happy Xmas!

  98. Clien Six says:

    They look good! Great promo!

  99. Gleb Suvorov says:

    I want))))

  100. Joshua says:

    I’m in!

  101. Aaron Smith says:

    Merry Christmas Everyone and nice idea Gearnews with the give away.

  102. discoBleep says:

    These open-backs would be a great addition to my little studio!

  103. Valentin Dan says:

    Wonderful! Best of luck everyone!

  104. Marlon van der Pas says:

    They look good on me ; )

  105. Marcus Herbold says:

    My headphones just broke….fingers crossed

  106. Paul Dillard says:

    These would compliment my Mackie monitors nicely.

  107. Kalle. N says:

    In for win

  108. Adrian A. says:

    Perfect gift for my son this Christmas! Thank you very much

  109. Gary Cook says:


  110. Mark McKeever says:

    Merry Christmas!

  111. Jerry Love says:

    like your stuff! great site, hope I win

  112. sasha says:


  113. Andrew Finch says:

    Good luck all

  114. Mika F says:

    This would be fantastic! Vielen Dank! Greetings from Germany!

  115. Brian says:

    Have almost always had Mackie gear in my studio over the past 25 years!

  116. Gabriel R. says:

    You rock! This is awesome. Thank you.

  117. Jan says:

    I´m in.

    Good luck everyone! 🙂

  118. Franz R says:

    Magnificent prize. Danke!

  119. Tommy says:

    I too would like to join this raffle!

  120. Iain Murdoch says:

    i never win anything

  121. Benedek says:

    I’m in!

  122. Christian Fortuna says:

    Come on guyysss! I’m in!

  123. Alexander P says:

    Das ist ein schönes Geschenk. Vielen Dank!

  124. Brian says:

    Thank you!
    This is a really great thing.

  125. Kev says:

    Savage, thanks!

  126. george bîzgu says:

    Happy HOLIDAY!!!

  127. Jim Pondek says:

    Looks like these headphones will be great… would love to utilize them in my small studio I am putting together. Thanks for the opportunity!

  128. Never won anything in a raffle, but keep on trying.

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