Acoustic Energy AE309 Floorstanding Speaker. (Pair) - Dreamedia AV
Acoustic Energy AE309 Floorstanding Speaker. (Pair) - Dreamedia AV
Acoustic Energy AE309 Floorstanding Speaker. (Pair) - Dreamedia AV
Acoustic Energy AE309 Floorstanding Speaker. (Pair) - Dreamedia AV
Acoustic Energy AE309 Floorstanding Speaker. (Pair) - Dreamedia AV
Acoustic Energy AE309 Floorstanding Speaker. (Pair) - Dreamedia AV
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Acoustic Energy AE309 Floorstanding Speaker. (Pair)

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Acoustic Energy AE309 Floorstanding Speaker. (Pair)

Elevate Your Listening Experience

Imagine a symphony of sound that fills your space with unparalleled clarity and depth. With the Acoustic Energy AE309 Floorstanding Speakers, this dream becomes an auditory reality. Designed for the discerning audiophile, these speakers are a harmonious blend of aesthetic elegance and acoustic precision that deliver an immersive listening experience.

Exquisite Design and Robust Construction

The AE309 is a masterpiece of visual and acoustic engineering. The sleek and statuesque form factor is not only pleasing to the eye, but it's also meticulously crafted for optimal sound reproduction. The speakers come in an array of stunning finishes:

  • Piano Gloss Black
  • Piano Gloss White
  • Walnut Real Wood Veneer

Each finish is designed to complement your space and reflect your personal style. The 18mm high-density MDF cabinet, coupled with extensive external bracing, ensures a solid and resonance-free foundation.

A Symphony of Drivers

At the heart of the AE309 lies a trio of drivers, each playing their part in delivering the full spectrum of sound:

  • Tweeter: 28mm aluminum dome for crisp, clear high frequencies
  • Mid-Bass Drivers: Two 130mm ceramic aluminum sandwich cones that provide a warm, lifelike midrange and articulate bass
  • Bass Reflex Port: Rear-firing and slot-shaped, it enhances the bass response for a deep and powerful low end

Performance That Resonates

The AE309 speakers are not just about good looks; they boast a performance that will leave you in awe:

  • Frequency Response: 38Hz - 30kHz, covering a wide spectrum for full-bodied sound
  • Sensitivity: 89dB, ensuring that every nuance is heard
  • Peak SPL: 115dB, capable of delivering room-filling sound without distortion
  • Power Handling: 175W, offering robust sound for any genre
  • Impedance: 6 ohms, making them compatible with a wide range of amplifiers
  • Crossover Frequency: 296Hz / 2.56kHz, for seamless integration between drivers

Features That Fascinate

The AE309 speakers are packed with features that enhance your audio experience:

  • Grilles: Slim, cloth magnetic fit, preserving the speaker's sleek look
  • Bass Port: Slot-shaped duct port on the rear for controlled and extended bass
  • Cabinet Base: Pre-loaded with inert mass material to dampen unwanted vibrations
  • Floor Spikes: 8mm, to isolate the speaker from the floor for improved clarity
  • Custom Built: Available for special orders, tailored to your preferences

The AE309 Experience

When you bring the AE309 speakers into your home, you're not just purchasing a pair of speakers; you're investing in an experience. The sound is effortlessly whole, with an innate musicality that brings your favorite tracks to life. The speakers deliver a tight, non-regimental sound that is both spacious and detailed, allowing you to hear your music in a way you've never heard before.

  • Richness across Frequencies: From the lowest bass to the highest treble, the AE309 provides a rich and full sound.
  • Versatile Placement: Whether you have a cozy nook or an expansive living room, these speakers adapt to your space while delivering scale.
  • Fun and Engaging: Designed for those who want a well-rounded listening experience that is both enjoyable and serious when it needs to be.
  • Bass Extension and Power: The impressive bass extension and power are sure to please even the most demanding bass enthusiasts.
  • Musically Communicative Midband: The midrange is where most of the music lives, and the AE309 articulates this range with passion and precision.
  • Smooth and Integrated Treble: High frequencies are handled with a smoothness that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the audio spectrum.
  • Dynamics and Scale: The speakers handle dynamic shifts with ease, offering a sound that is both detailed and dramatic.
  • Room-Filling Performance: The AE309 creates an immersive soundstage that makes you feel part of the performance.
  • Expansive Sound with Drive Unit Integration: The integration between the drivers ensures a cohesive and expansive sound.

Tailored to Your Taste

For those who desire a personalized touch, the AE309 offers custom-built options. Select from a range of finishes and specify your requirements to make these speakers truly your own.

In the realm of home theater systems, Dreamedia stands ready to assist you in designing an environment that perfectly complements the AE309 Floorstanding Speakers. Our expertise ensures that you will have a home theater system that is not just about watching movies, but about experiencing them.

Conclusion

The Acoustic Energy AE309 Floorstanding Speakers are more than just a means to listen to music. They are a gateway to a richer, more profound audio experience. With their stunning design, exceptional build quality, and immersive sound performance, they represent the pinnacle of home audio entertainment. Whether you're a seasoned audiophile or simply seeking to elevate your home listening experience, the AE309 is your ticket to audio nirvana.

Craft your own acoustic energy with the AE309. Contact Dreamedia today, and let us help you design the home theater system of your dreams.

Our Review

Acoustic Energy AE309 Floorstanding Speaker (Pair) Review

Introduction

Acoustic Energy has made a name for itself in the realm of high-fidelity audio, and the AE309 Floorstanding Speakers are a testament to this legacy. These speakers are a critical component for anyone serious about their home audio or theater setup, promising to deliver an immersive and rich sound experience.

Design and Build Quality

The AE309 is a 2.5-way speaker system, which means it incorporates two types of drivers to handle different frequency ranges, with a third driver joining in over a part of those frequencies. The build quality is exceptional, utilizing 18mm MDF for the cabinet and extensive external bracing which helps to minimize resonance and improve sound clarity. At 900 x 175 x 280mm and a weighty 22kg each, these speakers make a substantial statement in both presence and placement. Aesthetically, the finishes available, from the glossy piano black and white to the textured walnut veneer, cater to various tastes and room designs.

Sound Quality

With a sensitivity of 89dB, the AE309s are capable of producing a robust sound from even moderate amplifier power. Their 175W maximum power handling and 6-ohm impedance make them a versatile match for a wide range of home theater receivers and amplifiers. The speakers feature a 25mm aluminum dome tweeter and twin 130mm drivers that work in concert to deliver a full-bodied sound. The inclusion of a rear-firing slot-shaped reflex port aids in enhancing the bass response, which is both deep and expansive.

Performance

The AE309 speakers shine with an effortlessly whole and innate musicality. The bass, while not the tautest, is powerful and lends a substantial foundation to music and movie soundtracks alike. The midrange is musically communicative, ensuring that vocals and instruments are rendered with emotion and nuance. Treble is smooth and well-integrated, although there's a fine line where it risks becoming overly bright or too subdued. Dynamics are impressive, conveying the scale and excitement of live performances with ease, and the soundstage is both detailed and dramatic, providing an enjoyable listening experience.

User Experience

The speakers' size and weight may present some challenges in placement, but once positioned, they blend seamlessly into the listening environment. They are designed to work well with a variety of recordings, thanks to the Wide Dispersion Technology waveguides, which ensure a consistent sound field across a wide listening area. This technology makes the AE309s less sensitive to positioning, allowing for a more flexible setup.

Pros and Cons

The AE309s boast a richness across the frequency range that can enhance any musical genre, with a sound spacious enough to fill large rooms yet controlled enough for smaller spaces. However, the bass may lack the ultimate precision that some audiophiles seek, and the treble can be a point of contention for those sensitive to high-frequency balance. Additionally, the speakers' weight and limited color options may detract from their appeal for some users. There is also a slight loss of detail at the rear of the soundstage, which could affect the perception of stage depth for critical listeners.

Comparison With Competitors

In the competitive market of floorstanding speakers, the AE309s hold their own, especially when it comes to their expansive and engaging sound. They offer a unique blend of musicality and excitement that can sometimes be missing in similarly priced alternatives. While they may not be the undisputed leaders in every sonic aspect, they offer a compelling overall package.

Recommendations

The AE309s are well-suited to medium and large rooms where their sound can truly bloom. They are ideal for the listener who values a musically engaging experience and is looking to fill their space with rich, detailed sound. Their versatility makes them a good match for a wide range of genres, from classical to rock, and for various audio sources.

Final Thoughts

The Acoustic Energy AE309 Floorstanding Speakers are a formidable offering in the market, balancing their few weaknesses with a multitude of strengths. They deliver a listening experience that is both fun and refined, capable of bringing out the best in your music and home theater setup. For those seeking a pair of speakers that can deliver an expansive soundstage, deep bass, and engaging mids, the AE309s are well worth considering.

Specifications

Design & Construction

  • Type: Floorstanding
  • Enclosure Type: 2.5-way
  • Cabinet Material: 18mm high density MDF
  • Finish Options: Piano Gloss Black, Piano Gloss White, Walnut Real Wood Veneer
  • Dimensions (HxWxD): 900 x 175 x 280 mm
  • Weight: 22 kg

Drivers

  • Tweeter: 28mm aluminum dome
  • Mid-Bass Drivers: Two 130mm ceramic aluminum sandwich cone
  • Bass Reflex Port: Rear-firing slot-shaped

Performance

  • Frequency Response: 38Hz - 30kHz
  • Sensitivity: 89dB
  • Peak SPL: 115dB
  • Power Handling: 175W
  • Impedance: 6 ohms
  • Crossover Frequency: 296Hz / 2.56kHz

Features

  • Grilles: Slim, cloth magnetic fit
  • Bass Port: Slot shaped duct port on the rear