Acoustic Energy AE2 loudspeaker Specifications

Sidebar 3: Specifications

Description: Two-way, reflex-loaded, stand-mounted loudspeaker. Drive-units: 1" (25mm) metal-dome tweeter, two 4.5" (110mm) metal-cone woofers. Crossover frequency: 3kHz. Crossover slopes: 4th-order, 24dB/octave. Frequency response: 65Hz–18kHz ±2.5dB, 50Hz–22kHz ±4dB. Sensitivity: 91dB/W/m (2.83V). Nominal impedance: 8 ohms (5.5 ohms minimum at 50Hz and 250Hz, 16 ohms maximum at 27Hz). 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). Amplifier requirements: up to 250W.
Dimensions: 15.15" (385mm) H by 9.25" (235mm) W by 11.8" (300mm) D. Internal volume: 15 liters. Weight: 37.5lb (17kg) each.
Price: $2500/pair (matching stands cost $1280/pair) (1990); no longer available (2021). Approximate number of dealers: 20 (1990).
Manufacturer: Acoustic Energy, London W13 0NP, UK (1990); Acoustic Energy Loudspeakers Ltd., 16 Bridge Road, Cirencester, GL7 1NJ, UK. Tel: 01285-654432 (2021). Web: US Distributor: Acetrain Inc., Potomac, MD 20854 (1990); no US distributor (2021), but Acoustic Energy loudspeakers are available in the US and Canada from three dealers listed at

Acoustic Energy Loudspeakers Ltd.
16 Bridge Road
Cirencester, GL7 1NJ