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Acoustic Energy AE100 vs B&W 683 S2 Comparison

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Brand and Model Specifications

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Manufacturer Acoustic Energy Bowers & Wilkins
Model AE100 683 S2
Release Date 2018 2017
HifiSpecs Rating - -
Amazon Rating - -

Technical Specs

Technical characteristics of the speakers.

Amplification Type Passive Passive
Crossover Type 2-Way 3-Way
Enclosure type Bass Reflex Bass Reflex
Frequency Range (+/-3 dB)[Hz] 45 – 35000 52 - 22000
Frequency Range (-6dB)[Hz] - -
Maximum SPL [dB] - -
Sensitivity (2,83 V/1 m)[dB] 87 89
Nominal Impedance (Ohms) 4 8
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) - -
Recommended Amplifier Power [W] 75 25
Crossover Frequency [Hz] 3,6 4000
Bass Reflex Tuning Frequency [Hz] - -
Driver Units

Tweeter:  1x 25mm dome
Mid/Bass Drivers: 2x 110mm paper cone

Tweeter: 1 x 28mm AE custom fabric dome
Mid/Bass Drivers: 6″ (150mm) woven-Kevlar-cone FST midrange

Connectivity Wired Wired
Inputs Single Wire Single Wire
Outputs - -
Magnetic Shielding No No

Placements and Distances

Where and how to put them.

Form Factor Floor Floor
Distance from Wall [cm] 15 15

Dimensions and Weight

Physical characteristics of the speakers (without stands).

Length ~6.29 in
~159.77 mm
~15.98 cm
~7.5 in
~190.5 mm
~19.05 cm
Width ~9.44 in
~239.78 mm
~23.98 cm
~14.3 in
~363.22 mm
~36.32 cm
Height ~10.62 in
~269.75 mm
~26.97 cm
~38.8 in
~985.52 mm
~98.55 cm
Weight (Single Speaker) ~8.81 lb
~3996.15 g
~4 kg
~34.4 lb
~15603.58 g
~15.6 kg
Shipping Weight ~17.63 lb
~7996.83 g
~8 kg
~59.97 lb
~27201.93 g
~27.2 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Satin Black
  • Satin White
  • Walnut vinyl veneer
  • Black
  • White

Detachable Grilles No No

Price and Warranty

Satisfaction is (not) guaranteed.

Warranty 3 Years 3 Years
Amazon Price

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