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AE1 Active Review: AudioFi.net Malaysia

AE1 Active Review: AudioFi.net Malaysia

It seems the reviewers can’t get enough of the AE1 Active, today we have a new review from AudioFi.net in Malaysia. The quotes below should give you a good idea of how the review went, but click the link to read it in full, it doesn’t disappoint… “So after getting the active treatment, does it live up to the legacy of the model by which the company made its name? The answer is a yes, and a resounding one atRead More…

AE1 Active to launch at Bristol Show

AE1 Active to launch at Bristol Show

Acoustic Energy is set to launch the AE1 Active at the Bristol Sound & Vision Show 2017. Marking 30 years in the Hi-Fi business for AE and coinciding with the Bristol Show’s 30th anniversary, the AE1 Active is set to be another milestone product in the brand’s illustrious history. Ideal for direct connection to audiophile DAC/Preamps and Hi-Res streamers, the AE1 Active merges three decades of AE1 refinement with Acoustic Energy’s expertise in the active studio monitor sector. Fully bi-ampedRead More…

Announcing the AE1 Classic Limited Edition

In celebration of the final production run of one of the UK’s most iconic loudspeakers, Acoustic Energy has announced a limited edition final production run of the award winning AE1 Classic loudspeaker. Just 100 numbered pairs of the AE1 Classic Limited Edition speakers will be produced for worldwide distribution, turning this Classic into a classic collector’s item overnight. In addition to the luxurious Piano gloss, each unit will be finished with gold or silver plated bolts and feature a matchingRead More…

Reference 3 Review: HiFi News

Reference 3 Review: HiFi News

The February 2014 issue of HiFi News features a great review of the flagship Reference 3 floorstander. The product gained a “Highly Commended” badge and here’s their verdict… “This new Reference 3 loudspeaker offers an immaculately balanced, highly captivating and effortlessly musical performance in a very stylish and beautifully made package. Factor in their captivating sense of uniformity and the ease with which they slip sonically into the listening environment and you have not only a very worthy company flagship,Read More…

Reference 1 Review: The Ear

Reference 1 Review: The Ear

The Reference 1 loudspeaker has just been reviewed by The Ear… Here, as usual, are a couple of extracts. Head on over to The Ear website to read the full review… “The Reference 1 balances silky smooth tones with the bite of a voice or instrument. The speaker never sounds aggressive or over the top, but it also never gets too relaxed. This means that even if you listen for a long time you stay involved with each and everyRead More…

Reference 1 Review: What HiFi

Reference 1 Review: What HiFi

What HiFi magazine has just published their review of the Reference 1 loudspeaker. Here, as usual, are a couple of extracts. You’ll need to buy a copy of the magazine to read the full review… “They’re immensely solid in the bass, and deliver transients with the precision and punch.” “Authoritative presentation; impressive dynamics, punch and resolution; refined treble. ” More Information Reference Series Where to Buy What HiFi Magazine