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Acoustic Energy Reference 1 Speakers (Pair)

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A modern update on the original and iconic AE1 Classic, the Reference 1 is Acoustic Energy's flagship bookshelf loudspeaker. We also sell matching Reference speaker stands.

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Condition: Brand new in original retail packaging

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Frequency Response 45Hz - 40kHz
Impedance 6Ohm
Warranty length 3 Years (5 Years on registration)
Brand Acoustic Energy

Tech Specs

- Recommended Amplifier Power: 50-250 Watts (RMS)
- Frequency Response: 45Hz - 40kHz +/- 3dB
- Sensitivity: 86.5dB (watt/meter)
- Impedance: 6 ohm nminal
- Dimensions (mm) 315H x 190W x 280D

Product Description

Acoustic Energy Reference One speakers are beautifully finished reference speakers, made to define Acoustic Energy's place in the market as a maker of stunning speakers. Finished in exotic ebony veneer and piano lacquered to the highest standards - the Reference series showcase traditional, hand-made craftsmanship with the latest in cutting edge technology.

Cabinet Design

The cabinets are made from a constrained laminate layer for maximum resonance damping. A specially designed 7mm MDF/3mm high density rubber/5mm MDF sandwich material is used to minimise resonance and external cabinet noise.

High Quality Drivers

As you would expect the quality of the drivers and crossovers match that of the cabinets. The bass driver is a huge underhung assembly for maximum linear accuracy and control. The tweeter is a now well-established Vifa Ring-radiator type in Acoustic Energy's own custom, upgraded spec. Coupled to our DXT Lens assembly for improved in-room response and dispersion matching to the bass driver, this is one of the finest tweeters in use today.

Sound Quality

With these features wrapped into such beautiful, elegant cabinets, these are some of our favourite reference bookshelf speakers, at a performance/price that will embarrass some more expensive and more established "high end speakers". Quite simply stunning.

Customer Reviews

  • Thomas

    16 Feb 2013

    The Acoustic Energy Reference 1 are perfect speakers and show you a new way of listening. Don´t look back to the AE1 Classic!
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