Acoustic Energy AE2 Signature loudspeaker Specifications
Description: Two-way, reflex-loaded, stand-mounted loudspeaker. Drive-units: 1" (25mm) metal-dome tweeter, two 4.5" (110mm) metal-cone woofers. Measured crossover frequency: 4kHz. Crossover slopes: first-order, 6dB/octave. Frequency response: 65Hz–18kHz ±2.5dB, 50Hz–22kHz ±4dB. Sensitivity: 91dB/W/m (2.83V). Nominal impedance: 8 ohms. Amplifier requirements: up to 250W. Harmonic distortion (no frequency specified): less than 0.05% of second and third harmonic at 90dB at 1m; less than 0.1% of second and third harmonic at 100dB at 1m. Power compression factor: less than 1dB at minimum impedance (250Hz) with an increase of 16dB (1W:40W ratio), frequency response within ±0.5dB at 17V RMS (ref. 2.83V input).
Dimensions: 15.15" (385mm) H by 9.25" (235mm) W by 11.8" (300mm) D. Internal volume: 15 liters. Shipping weight: 55 lbs (25kg) each.
Price: $5495/pair (matching stands cost $1195/pair) (1995); no longer available in the US (2007). Approximate number of dealers: 10.
Manufacturer: Acoustic Energy, 16 Bridge Road, Cirencester, Glos. GL7 1PU, UK. Tel: (44) 1285-654432. Fax: (44) 1285-654430. US Distributor: Northstar Leading The Way, Inc., Durango, CO 81302 (1995); Acoustic Energy North America Inc., 111 Lenox Street, Suite 106, Box 314, Norwood, MA 02062. Tel: (508) 695-8090. (2007). Web: www.acoustic-energy.co.uk.