A1-MR is a 2-way Powered Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Audioengine. A1-MR's built-in amplifier provides 30-watt RMS. The built-in power amplifier saves space & eliminates the need to connect Audioengine A1-MR to a stereo receiver or external power amp. It features a 0.75" Soft-Dome Tweeter and 1 x 2.75" Aramid Fiber Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 65-22k Hz. Audioengine A1-MR has an MSRP of 229$ per pair.
What are the speakers in Audioengine's A Series?
A1-MR is a member of Audioengine's A series of Powered speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Audioengine A Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the Audioengine A1-MR speaker?
Audioengine A1-MR has a Frequency response range of 65-22k Hz. At a minimum frequency of 65 Hz, it is hard to expect a strong bass response from A1-MR so depending on your intended use, using a subwoofer will significantly help to widen the response range.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with Audioengine A1-MR, check the Powered Subwoofers under $300. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless from the price.
Here we have a comparison of how A1-MR's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among the speakers in our database with a max MSRP price of 300$ (Pair), these are the 2 Powered Bookshelf speakers that have the deeper bass levels than the Audioengine A1-MR's 65Hz:
Audioengine A1-MR comes with a handheld remote which is obviously very useful to control your powered speakers from a distance.
Audioengine A1-MR employs Built-in 5.0 Bluetooth for wireless music streaming from your Bluetooth-enabled devices such as Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Windows PC, Mac computers/laptops. A1-MR can playback up to 16-bit / 48 kHz with compatible devices.
Audioengine A1-MR supports the following Bluetooth Codecs when used with supported devices:
Supported Streaming Services
Audioengine A1-MR supports the following Streaming Services:
- Amazon Music
Supported Wireless Streaming System
Audioengine A1-MR supports the following wireless streaming methods:
Audioengine A1-MR can be controlled wirelessly via Audioengine Control application available on iOS and Android.
Inputs and Outputs
- 3.5mm Minijack Input
- Wired Subwoofer Output
Audioengine A1-MR External Dimensions and Weight
Audioengine A1-MR has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 6.25 x 4.1875 x 7.125inch (158.8 x 106.4 x 181.0mm ).
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 Audioengine A1-MR is approximately 192.6cm2 / 29.9inch2.
The speaker with the built-in amplifier weighs 1.40kg / 3.1lbs whereas the other speaker weighs 1.10kg/ 2.4lbs. Here is a comparison of how A1-MR's weight compared with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Audioengine A1-MR has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet. 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.
Audioengine A1-MR is a front-firing port speaker which gives you more flexibility compared to rear firing speakers when you need to place it close against a wall or other surfaces.
A1-MR doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket so you need an external structure to mount on walls.
What's in the Box of Audioengine A1-MR?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of A1-MR:
Wireless powered left speakerPassive right speaker6-feet AC power cord6.5-feet Length of 18 gauge speaker wire6.5-feet Stereo minijack-to-RCA cable6-feet Stereo minijack cableQuick Start GuideAudioengine product brochure
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Audioengine A1-MR, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Audioengine A1-MR
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Audioengine A1-MR speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Audioengine A1-MR
3 Years of parts warranty and 3 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.