search expand

Elac Debut B5.2 vs Acoustic Energy AE1 Comparison

Comparison and Difference Between

Use dropdown menus to compare different models.

Compare Speakers

Brand and Model Specifications

Information about the brand, model release date.

ManufacturerElacAcoustic Energy
ModelDebut B5.2AE1
Release Date20182018
What Hi-Fi? Rating
Amazon Rating

Technical Specs

Technical characteristics of the speakers.

Amplification TypePassiveActive
Crossover Type2-Way2-Way
Enclosure typeBass ReflexBass Reflex
Frequency Range (+/-3 dB)[Hz]46 - 35000
Frequency Range (-6dB)[Hz]-42 – 28000
Maximum SPL [dB]-105dB
Sensitivity (2,83 V/1 m)[dB]86104
Nominal Impedance (Ohms)6-
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion)--
Recommended Amplifier Power [W]-100
Crossover Frequency [Hz]22003.5kHz 4th Order Linkwitz-Riley
Bass Reflex Tuning Frequency [Hz]--
Driver Units

Tweeter: 1″ Cloth Dome
Mid/Bass Drivers: 5-1/4″ Aramid Fiber

Tweeter: 1x 125mm ceramic aluminium sandwich cone
Mid/Bass Drivers: 1 x 25mm aluminium dome

InputsSingle WireRCA and Balanced XLR
Magnetic ShieldingNoNo

Placements and Distances

Where and how to put them.

Form FactorShelf, StandFloor
Distance from Wall [cm]1525+

Dimensions and Weight

Physical characteristics of the speakers (without stands).

Length~7.09 in
~180.09 mm
~18.01 cm
~ in
~0 mm
~0 cm
Width~9.21 in
~233.93 mm
~23.39 cm
~185 in
~4699 mm
~469.9 cm
Height~13.43 in
~341.12 mm
~34.11 cm
~ in
~0 mm
~0 cm
Weight (Single Speaker)~13 lb
~5896.7 g
~5.9 kg
~9 lb
~4082.33 g
~4.08 kg
Shipping Weight~30.2 lb
~13698.49 g
~13.7 kg
~18 lb
~8164.66 g
~8.16 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Black Ash Vinyl
  • Piano Black,
  • Piano White
  • Piano Walnut

Detachable GrillesNoNo

Price and Warranty

Satisfaction is (not) guaranteed.

Warranty3 Years3 Years
Amazon Price


Small print and stuff...

The data and facts on this website are provided on "as is, as available basis" without warranty of any kind. is not responsible for any errors and possible mistakes in the information it publishes. Double check all the information directly on the manufacturer sites. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to,, or

We do not endorse any product or service for money.