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AE1 Active Review: HiFi Choice – Editors Choice

AE1 Active Review: HiFi Choice – Editors Choice

Having created massive interest at Sound & Vision Show in Bristol this weekend, we can reveal that the AE1 Active has received it’s first, exclusive review in the March issue of HiFi Choice magazine. We are extremely happy to announce that, not only did they receive 5 stars all round, they were so well received that they have been awarded the “Editors Choice” badge for this issue. As usual we’ll leave you to visit your local news agent to pickRead 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…

See us in Amsterdam and Bristol!

See us in Amsterdam and Bristol!

Acoustic Energy are pleased to kick start their 30th Anniversary celebrations at the Bristol Show. Within the last 30 years AE has reinvented the small monitor loudspeaker with the AE1 – recognised by many as an industry classic – introduced the world’s first WIFI/Internet radio (in 2005) and the world’s first Bluetooth system (in 2006) and even made a custom version for phone company Orange. One of our most renowned models is still the much loved AE109 (introduced in 1995),Read 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 1 Review: HiFi Choice

Reference 1 Review: HiFi Choice

HiFi Choice 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… “… the Reference 1 you see here has some seriously influential DNA in it, and this compact two-way manages the decidedly clever trick of being beautifully finished and as room friendly as any of the competition, but at the same time still exuding some of theRead 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: 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