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103 Review: Greek Group Test Winner

The 103 was recently featured in a group test in Greece. Reviewed alongside some strong rivals in the form of B&W, Q Acoustics, Monitor Audio and more, the 103 came out TOP of the group test. Here are some translated highlights from the review… “WITH THE ATTITUDE OF A WINNER” “On sound quality, the 103 maintains a full and wonderful sound, which helps it stand out against the rest of reviewed speakers.” “It creates a holographic soundstage, with extensive depth,Read More…

101 Review: HiFi Choice

101 Review: HiFi Choice

The October issue of HiFi Choice features the 101 in a mini test against some of its rivals. The 101 was pitched against three other speakers and came away with a four star review. Reviewer, Ed Selley, noting that “Detail retrieval is uniformly good and there is an impressive sense of soundstage. The overall result is a speaker that is a handsome and capable all-rounder…” More Information 1-Series Where to Buy HiFi Choice

1-Series Review: What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision

1-Series Review: What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision

The July Issue of What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision magazine features two reviews on the 1-Series. The 101 5.101 Home Cinema System comprises 2 pairs of 101 stand mounts, a 107 centre and 108 active subwoofer.  Pitted against a range of other 5.1 speaker packages in a group test, the 5.1 system certainly held its own against its rivals. To quote the review: “It’s a big and punchy performance, but it’s refined too. The sound is clear, with a healthyRead More…

1-Series 5.1 Review: Home Cinema Choice

1-Series 5.1 Review: Home Cinema Choice

The May issue of Home Cinema Choice includes a review of the 5.1 setup of the 1-Series. The system comprises the 101 stand mount, 103 floorstander, 107 centre and 108 subwoofer. To read the full review please buy a copy of the magazine, but here are a few choice quotes: “Even driven very hard, these cabinets manage to stay smooth and civilised, without coming at the expense of detail and impact.” “The 1-Series is well built, reasonably atractive and offersRead More…

101 Review: HiFi Pig

101 Review: HiFi Pig

HiFi Pig are the latest to review our 101 speakers. Read a few choice comments as they reveal why they gave them a “Recommended” badge and then make the jump to their website to read the full review… “I found the imaging was precise and broad spanned, only just outside the speaker boundaries. Height and depth were both fine, aided no doubt by the contoured driver surrounds. They were equally at home on a desk surrounded by computer paraphernalia, soRead More…

103 Review: HiFi World

103 Review: HiFi World

We’ve just received a review on the new AE103 floorstander from HiFi World magazine. They didn’t just like them, they loved them! Awarding the 103s a 5 Globe rating and declaring them “OUTSTANDING – amongst the best”. We don’t want to give too much away, but make sure you pick up a copy of the magazine to read the full review, and just to tide you over here are a few more quotes: “Big, uncoloured sound with plenty of detail.Read More…

103 Review: HiFi Choice

103 Review: HiFi Choice

HiFi Choice has just released their group test review of the 103, our new 1-Series floorstanding model. Pitted against a further five models the 103 did not disappoint in the blind test session. We are pleased to say that they came out with a 5 Star review and Recommended tag with the overall conclusion “Great value compact affordable floorstander.” Here are a few more choice quotes, but make sure you pick up a copy of the magazine to read theRead More…

101 First Review: HiFi World

101 First Review: HiFi World

Hi-Fi World have been the first UK magazine to review the new 101 and we couldn’t be happier with the outcome. As usual, to read the full review, you’ll have to pick up a copy at your local news agent, but we’ll leave you with the conclusion: “Entry-level they may be, but the Acoustic Energy 101s are an admirably refined and beguiling speaker. Unlike some rivals, they have a natural, even tonal balance with a detailed mid-range and decent levelsRead More…