AE520 is a 3-way Passive Bass Reflex Floor-standing speaker by Acoustic Energy. It features a 1" dome with waveguide Tweeter, 1 x 5.2" Midrange and 4 x 5" carbon fibre cone Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 30Hz - 28kHz and a sensitivity of 90 dB.
What size of room is the AE520 speaker good for?
The size of the room that you are planning to use the AE520 is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various size of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
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What are the speakers in Acoustic Energy's AE500 Series?
AE520 is a member of Acoustic Energy's AE500 series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
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What is the Frequency Response of the AE520 speaker?
AE520 has a Frequency response range of 30Hz - 28kHz at ±3dB and Power Range of up to 300 watts. At a minimum frequency of 30 Hz, AE520 will provide a deep bass that will probably satisfy majority of listeners, especially for music. Movie lovers and music listeners who likes to experience a full range response will still benefit from use of a subwooofer though.
Visit our Powered Subwoofers section to find out more about the available subwoofer options.
Here we have a comparison of how AE520's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
What is the Crossover frequency of AE520?
AE520 is a 3-way speaker and its crossover frequency between the woofer and the midrange set to 373Hz and the Crossover frequency between the midrange and the tweeter is set to 2800Hz.
What is the Impedance and Sensitivity of the AE520? Is it an easy to drive speaker?
AE520's nominal impedance level is 6 ohms
and has a sensitivity of 90 dB
Nominal Impedance of 6 Ohms makes the Acoustic Energy AE520 a relatively difficult to drive speaker compares to more frequently found 8 ohms speakers from nominal Impedance perspective.
90dB of Acoustic Energy AE520 is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive Sensitivity wise.
Check our Integrated Amplifiers page to find an amplifier to pair with the AE520.
AE520 features type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring is not possible.
AE520 External Dimensions and Weight
AE520 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 44.5 x 7.3 x 12.6inch (1130.0 x 185.0 x 320.0mm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of AE520 is approximately 592.0cm2 / 91.8inch2.
The AE520 weighs 30.00kg / 66lbs (per piece). Here is a comparison of how AE520's weight compared with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
AE520 has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and Resonance Suppression Composite (RSC) finish. Bass Reflex type loudspeakers (aka Ported, Vented or Reflex Port) have enclosures that uses a port, hole or vent cut into the cabinet. Ported designs are generally more efficient than the Sealed designs.
AE520 is a rear-firing port speaker so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
AE520 is available in Piano Gloss Black, Piano Gloss White and American Walnut wood veneer.
Does the AE520 come with a Grille?
AE520 comes with magnetic grilles. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound pass as clearly as possible. Since the included grille of the AE520 magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Acoustic Energy AE520, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for AE520
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Acoustic Energy AE520 speaker:
Official Brochure for AE520
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Acoustic Energy AE520 speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for AE520