3 Series

The 3-Series; modern in design, forged in AE history.

Behind the magnetic grilles and sleek rubberised baffles lie bespoke AE drive units. A brand new AE tweeter is paired with the classic spun, hard-anodized aluminium bass drivers from the legendary AE1.

 

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Featuring angled, time-aligned baffles (305) and front slot ports across the range. The 3-Series offers extremely low distortion, minimized port turbulence and phase-perfect crossovers to provide substance alongside the style. All models are exclusively available in premium Piano Black and Gloss White finishes.

Download the 3-Series Brochure here. (PDF)

Reviews

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Home Cinema Choice, May 2013, Best Buy

“Acoustic Energy has often produced designs that perform well at real-world prices and made very attractive speakers. In the 3-Series it’s done it again. Fantastic looks, well bolted together and enjoyable to listen to.”

 

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AVForums.com, May 2013, Highly Recommended

AVForums Highly Recommended“Acoustic Energy has built themselves a great new range of speakers that needs to be on your shortlist.”

“Perhaps the best piece of news with the 3 series as a whole is that in styling terms AE have built some of the best looking speakers in the price bracket and by some margin.”

 

 

301
Versatile, modern and compact, the 301.
“What Hi-Fi?” ★★★★★

 

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With its front slot port the 301 offers great flexibility with positioning, sounding fantastic and fitting comfortably anywhere in your home.

The 301 is the most compact member of the 3-Series, measuring just 300 x 185 x 250 mm (HxWxD) yet still retains the clean, powerful, articulate sound. With minimal distortion and resonance the 301 will offer you supreme clarity and cohesion wherever it is placed.

 

Technical specification
Type: 2-Way Reflex Slot-Loaded
HF Driver: 28mm Custom AE design fabric dome
LF/MF Driver: 110mm Spun, hard-anodised aluminium cone
Cabinet: Braced 18mm MDF Carcass
Frequency Response: 48Hz – 32kHz +/- 3dB
Power Handling: 150 Watts RMS
Amplifier Compatibility: 25-150 Watts into 8 Ohms (Recommended)
Nominal Impedence: 8 Ohms (6 Ohm minimum)
Sensitivity: 87dB for 1 Watt at 1 Metre
Dimensions: 300 x 185 x 250mm(HxWxD)
Weight: 5.5 kg (Single speaker, unpacked)
Finishes: High gloss piano black or white.

 

 

305
The 305 – powerful, elegant, dynamic and engaging.

 

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This stylish floorstander, available in piano black or gloss white is unassuming and a great addition to many home entertainment systems. Behind its angled baffle and magnetic grill this loudspeaker is packed full of AE history. Incorporating technology from the renowned AE1, the 305 represents exceptional value for money.

Perfect for medium to large rooms and recommended for use on spikes (included).

 

Technical specification
Type: 3-Way Reflex Slot-Loaded
HF Driver: 28mm Custom AE design fabric dome
Mid Driver: 110mm Spun, hard-anodised aluminium cone
LF Driver: Twin 110mm Spun, hard-anodised aluminium cones
Cabinet: Braced 18mm MDF Carcass
Frequency Response: 35Hz – 32kHz +/- 3dB
Power Handling: 200 Watts RMS
Amplifier Compatibility: 25-200 Watts into 8 Ohms (Recommended)
Nominal Impedence: 8 Ohms (6 Ohm minimum)
Sensitivity: 90dB for 1 Watt at 1 Metre
Dimensions: 900 x 185 x 300mm (HxWxD)
Weight: 17kg (Single speaker, unpacked)
Finishes: High gloss piano black or white

 

 

307 Centre
The 307 Centre is an elegant 2-Way Centre loudspeaker for home entertainment systems

 

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Complete your 3-Series package with the 307. Featuring the same sleek rubberized baffle and spun aluminium drivers as the other models in the range, this compact centre speaker is perfect for medium to large rooms.

Voice-matched to the floorstanding 305 and the 301 standmounts, the 307 will support the other loudspeakers seamlessly.

Available in Piano Black and Gloss White.

 

Technical specification
Type: 2-Way Reflex Slot-Loaded
HF Driver: 28mm Custom AE design fabric dome
LF/MF Driver: Twin 110mm Spun, hard-anodised aluminium cones
Cabinet: Braced 18mm MDF Carcass
Frequency Response: 45Hz – 32kHz +/- 3dB
Power Handling: 175 Watts RMS
Amplifier Compatibility: 25-175 Watts into 8 Ohms (Recommended)
Nominal Impedence: 8 Ohms (6 Ohm minimum)
Sensitivity: 88dB for 1 Watt at 1 Metre
Dimensions: 185 x 450 x 260mm(HxWxD)
Weight: 9kg (Single speaker, unpacked)
Finishes: High gloss piano black or white.

 

 

308 Subwoofer
The 308 is a powerful, sealed-box active subwoofer for home entertainment systems.

 

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This hugely powerful 500watt subwoofer will integrate with the rest of the 3-Series flawlessly.

Acoustic Energy Loudspeakers 308 Subwoofer Gloss White Piano Lacquer Rear

Available in Piano Black and Gloss White this sub, a 36cm cube, will fit well into any medium or large room. Inside the floor-friendly rubber feet are carpet-piercing spikes should they be required.

 

Technical specification
Type:  Sealed-box, active subwoofer
Driver: 300mm pulp cone with 60mm thermally bonded voice coil, High-power long-throw magnet system
Low Frequency Cut-off: -6dB @ 28Hz
Amplifier: 500 Watts active system
Low Pass Filter: Variable 2nd order, 35Hz to 150Hz
Phase: Variable 0 to 180
Dimensions: 360 x 360 x 360mm (HxWxD)
Weight: 20kg (Single unpacked)
Finishes: High gloss piano black or white.

 

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