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Focal Electra 1038Be vs Acoustic Energy AE1 Comparison

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Brand and Model Specifications

Information about the brand, model release date.

ManufacturerFocalAcoustic Energy
ModelElectra 1038BeAE1
Release Date20182018
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Technical Specs

Technical characteristics of the speakers.

Amplification TypePassiveActive
Crossover Type3-Way2-Way
Enclosure typeBass ReflexBass Reflex
Frequency Range (+/-3 dB)[Hz]33 - 40000
Frequency Range (-6dB)[Hz]2642 – 28000
Maximum SPL [dB]-105dB
Sensitivity (2,83 V/1 m)[dB]93104
Nominal Impedance (Ohms)8-
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion)--
Recommended Amplifier Power [W]40-400100
Crossover Frequency [Hz]22003.5kHz 4th Order Linkwitz-Riley
Bass Reflex Tuning Frequency [Hz]--
Driver Units

Tweeter: 11/4″ (27mm) pure Beryllium IAL inverted dome tweeter
Mid/Bass Drivers: Three 7″ (18cm) “W” woofers, 6 1/2″ (16.5cm) “W” midrange

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 FactorFloorFloor
Distance from Wall [cm]1525+

Dimensions and Weight

Physical characteristics of the speakers (without stands).

Length~11.92 in
~302.77 mm
~30.28 cm
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~0 cm
Width~15.74 in
~399.8 mm
~39.98 cm
~185 in
~4699 mm
~469.9 cm
Height~49.21 in
~1249.93 mm
~124.99 cm
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~0 mm
~0 cm
Weight (Single Speaker)~112.21 lb
~50897.6 g
~50.9 kg
~9 lb
~4082.33 g
~4.08 kg
Shipping Weight~112.21 lb
~50897.6 g
~50.9 kg
~18 lb
~8164.66 g
~8.16 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Black Lacquer
  • Ebene
  • Piano Black,
  • Piano White
  • Piano Walnut

Detachable GrillesNoNo

Price and Warranty

Satisfaction is (not) guaranteed.

Warranty3 Years3 Years
Amazon Price


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