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AE109 Review: Audio Magazine (Germany)

German magazine, Audio, are the latest to review and rate the AE109 floorstanders. We’ve been receiving some fantastic reviews from the German press of late and we’re pleased to say that the latest review from “Audio​” on the AE109 continues that tradition! The AE109s have been awarded a “Recommended” badge. We’ve translated a couple of quotes for you… “The first bars of ours test music showed that the speaker, along with inner harmony, moreover had a clear punch. Although smallRead More…

AE1 Active Review: “Groovy” says The Audiophile Man

AE1 Active Review: “Groovy” says The Audiophile Man

The Audiophile Man reviews the AE1 Active’s. The Audiophile Man, also known as Paul Rigby, has recently reviewed the AE1 Active’s. You can read the full review over on The Audiophile Mans website but here are a few quotes… “I spun She’s Got Claws from Gary Numan’s Dance 2LP reissue. I was immediately impressed with the vast amount of air and space, swimming around the upper frequencies that produced a superb sense of instrumental separation. That is, the elbow roomRead More…

AE300 Review: Hi-Fi Choice Recommended

HiFi Choice magazine are the first to get their hands on the new AE300 in this exclusive review… The quotes below, along with the Recommended badge, will give you a good idea of how they faired. “The compact Acoustic Energy does well here too, conjuring up a large soundstage that boldly goes – in my listening room – where few other small loudspeakers can.” “What the AE300 does, it does very well and is always a pleasure to listen toRead More…

AE109 Review: HiFi World ‘5 Globes’

The latest review of the AE109 has arrived, this time courtesy of Jon Myles at Hi-Fi World magazine. To summarise the AE109 have been awarded 5 “Globes”, a “£” for value and a verdict that reads “An affordable floorstander with a refinement that belies its price. Goes loud with ease but remains poised and enjoyable at all times.” Here are a few more quotes from the review. “At their price of £500 these loudspeakers are not just good – theyRead More…

AE100 Review: HiFi Choice Recommended

AE100 Review: HiFi Choice Recommended

Another week, another review. Today Hi-Fi Choice reveal their findings on the AE100… The quotes below, along with the Recommended badge, will give you a good idea of how they faired. “Other highlights include a pleasing tonal balance, and the ability to throw images into the room far better than you might expect given its dimensions.” “…it’s far more open in the midband than many would expect from an entry-level release.” “The overall effect is great; sounding punchy and articulateRead More…

AE100 Review: HiFi World ‘5 Globes’

AE100 Review: HiFi World ‘5 Globes’

The latest review of the AE100 has arrived, this time courtesy of Jon Myles at Hi-Fi World magazine. To summarise the AE100 have been awarded 5 “Globes”, a “£” for value and a verdict that reads “a potent pair of small speakers with excellent tonality and a big sound from a small box.” Here are a few more quotes from the review. “Big sound from a small box is often bandied around by loudspeaker manufacturers – and Acoustic Energy haveRead More…

AE1 Active Review: Stereo & Video Russia

AE1 Active Review: Stereo & Video Russia

Stereo & Video Magazine Review The AE1 Active Another week and another AE1 Active review arrives, this time all the way from Russia courtesy of Stereo & Video magazine. The quotes below will give you a good idea of how the review went, but click the link to read it in full… “As far as AE1 Active is good in this genre, I was finally convinced when it came to Amon Amarth. Sharpness, rhythm, resolution, complete absence of grain atRead More…

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…