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JBL Stage A180 vs Acoustic Energy AE1 Comparison

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Brand and Model Specifications

Information about the brand, model release date.

ManufacturerJBLAcoustic Energy
ModelStage A180AE1
Release Date20182018
What Hi-Fi? Rating -
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Technical Specs

Technical characteristics of the speakers.

Amplification TypePassiveActive
Crossover Type2½-way2-Way
Enclosure typeBass ReflexBass Reflex
Frequency Range (+/-3 dB)[Hz]40 - 40000
Frequency Range (-6dB)[Hz]-42 – 28000
Maximum SPL [dB]-105dB
Sensitivity (2,83 V/1 m)[dB]90104
Nominal Impedance (Ohms)6-
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion)--
Recommended Amplifier Power [W]20-225100
Crossover Frequency [Hz]20003.5kHz 4th Order Linkwitz-Riley
Bass Reflex Tuning Frequency [Hz]--
Driver Units

Tweeter: 2.5 way, dual 6.5″, 1″ aluminum tweeter
Mid/Bass Drivers: 2 x 6.5″ (165mm) Polycellulose Low-Frequency Woofer

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~9.05 in
~229.87 mm
~22.99 cm
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~0 mm
~0 cm
Width~11.61 in
~294.89 mm
~29.49 cm
~185 in
~4699 mm
~469.9 cm
Height~39.37 in
~1000 mm
~100 cm
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~0 mm
~0 cm
Weight (Single Speaker)~38.03 lb
~17250.12 g
~17.25 kg
~9 lb
~4082.33 g
~4.08 kg
Shipping Weight~45.5 lb
~20638.45 g
~20.64 kg
~18 lb
~8164.66 g
~8.16 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Pantone black
  • Two-tone wood
  • Piano Black,
  • Piano White
  • Piano Walnut
  • 1 x JBL Stage A180 Floor Standing Loudspeaker
  • 1 x Owner’s Manual
  • 1 x Warranty Card
  • 4 x Outriggers
  • 8 x Screws for Outriggers
  • 4 x Floor Spikes
  • 4 x Rubber Feet

Detachable GrillesNoNo

Price and Warranty

Satisfaction is (not) guaranteed.

Warranty5 Years3 Years
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