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AUDIOENGINE - A5+ Powered Bookshelf Speakers (Pr)

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Item: AAEA5PLUSBLK
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Audioengine A5+ Powered Bookshelf Speakers

The top of Audioengine's speaker lineup, the A5+ improves on the award-winning A5 design with improvements such as a variable line out, rear-mounted USB power and mini-jacks, 5-way binding posts, RCA inputs, and even a remote control. We have a soft-spot in our hearts for the over-performing A2, so we were expecting the A5+ to sound the same, just bigger. We were shocked to discover that the A5+ does everything that the A2 does, only better! The A5+ throws a bigger soundstage with a more stable image; has a richer more natural tonal balance; feels like it plays a good octave deeper than the A2 and has a bunch of very cool features.

Performance
The A5+ throws a very good soundstage with surprisingly good imaging. The A5+'s custom tweeter cups focus their energy to the listening position, offering excellent inner detail and good sense of depth. The soft dome tweeter's sweetness is hugely appealing, making the A5+ all-day listenable. The A5+'s custom-made Kevlar woofers have great speed and dynamic range, with a neutral tonal balance. The A5+ produces bass that is firm and taut, if a bit rounder than might be found on more "audiophile" designs, but this is intentional, not a flaw, and makes most recordings sound a lot more exciting. Overall, considering the price and even taking the price out of the equation, the A5+ offers a ton of musical satisfaction for a very reasonable price!

Finishes
There are three finishes available for the A5+, Matte Black, Gloss White, and Carbonized Bamboo.
  * The Carbonized Bamboo used on these A5s is extremely durable, gorgeous, sounds fantastic and is a sustainable wood. Bamboo is an excellent alternative to hardwoods and the dark bamboo is not a stain or veneer, but achieved through a specialized heating process. As the bamboo is pressure heated, the sugar compounds inside the bamboo are "carbonized" which in turn darkens the bamboo to a rich caramel color. Awesome sound, great looks, eco-friendly, and panda-safe!
  * Gloss White complements Apple and Sonos products. The high-gloss finish requires no maintenance, but do not use abrasive or harsh chemical cleaners. A soft wipe with a micro-fiber cloth will be sufficient to remove any dust.
  * Matte Black is a soft, silky finish which hides both dust and fine scratches exceptionally well.

Green Notes
Audioengine products are now 100% lead-free and meet the EU's RoHS initiative
All speaker cabinet materials use environmentally-friendly binders and resins
Formaldehyde-free adhesives are used in cabinet assembly
All Audioengine products meet ENERGY STAR requirements in standby
Limited use of plastics
Easy-to-recycle packaging

Features:
  • USB power charging (ComboPort)
  • 2 audio inputs
  • Built-in power amps in left speaker
  • Variable line out
  • Rear panel AC outlet
  • Front panel volume control
  • Kevlar woofers for super low end
  • Silk tweeters for smooth highs Line level outputs
  • High-quality speaker connectors
  • Auto-sleep power saving mode
  • Hand-finished cabinets
  • Video shielded
  • 3-year warranty
  • All cables included
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Type: 2.0 powered (active) bookshelf-style speaker system
Power Output: 50WPC, 75WPC Peak
Inputs: 1/8" stereo mini-jack, RCA L/R
Outputs: USB Type A (power charging only), RCA L/R audio (full-range, adjustable)
Voltages: 115/240V, 50/60Hz manually switchable
Amplifier Type: Dual Class AB monolithic

Drivers: 5" Kevlar woofers, 3/4" silk dome tweeters
Signal-to-noise: >95dB (typical A-weighted)
THD: <0.05% at all power settings
Crosstalk: <50db
Frequency response: 50Hz - 22kHz +/-1.5dB
Input impedance: 10K ohms unbalanced
Protection: Output current limiting, thermal over-temperature, power on/off transient protection, replaceable external main fuse

Dimensions (HWD): 10.0” x 7.0” x 7.75"
Weight: Left Speaker is 14lbs / Right Speaker is 9lbs
Shipping weight: 28 Lbs per pair
Shipping box (HWD): 15" x 12" x 22"

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