ACOUSTIC ENERGY AEGO M - As good as they say?

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  1. Marcos

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    For what they are yeah they are cracking!!! wouldnt fill a huge room but for such a small set of speakers they really have a bit of welly behind them
     
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    cool, i've been using logitech's X230 for a couple fo years, i didnt know what to get for uni but i wish i'd just spent the £100 back then and got them. I'm beng too cheap with stuff that really matters
     
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    Just bought these today and they are amazing!

    Couldnt be happier with them :clap:
     
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    where did you get them?

    i think super-fi do them for £90 delivered
     
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    Agree with the above posts, excellent :thumbsup:
     
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    evening all,
    apologies for barging in on this thread but I've just got a pair of these and am only getting sound through the right hand channel and the sub-woofer. Connected to my Samsung r87 via the stereo out. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong?

    All help greatly appreciated.
     
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    Got mine from Leicester Hifi, took them home only to find out they were damaged..

    Had to go exchange them today after listening to a set of harman kardon soundsticks and maudio pc speaker type things and imo the aego m s**t all over them both :D

    Was going to order from overclockers, superfi or hifix for £90 but dont have a debit card atm so got from hifi shop.

    Imo these speakers are the cats danglies, you wont be disappointed! :smashin:
     
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    I had a faulty cable initially which gave the same symptoms. Try swapping the cables round and see if it's cable or speaker related.
     
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    how do they compare to say a pair of bookshelf speakers?
     
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    I have to agree with the other posters here. A superb set of speakers for the money. The build quality is nice, very robust and very minimalist too.

    I have a Slim Devices Squeezebox 3 delivering the audio and they sound great.
     
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    it might just be me, but I can't say I'm blown away. I'm very conscious that I'm listening to music through a pair of tiny speakers, though that might just be because they are a foot away from me on my desk. I'm not sure I prefer them to the mini hi-fi I was passing into line-in of before.

    I'd be *much* better off with a pair of Wharfedale Diamonds. Certainly when I had them plugged into various TV stations earlier I did not get any sense I was listening to a hi-fi system, just another set of 2.1 speakers
     
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    I had an Aego M for use with a Squeezebox. For me, the sat-sub sound was really distracting, and with the bass turned down the sound seemed flat and there seemed to be a big gap in the middle frequencies. Some of it could have been due to sub positioning in the room and me sitting within a metre of each speaker, but I had few choices.

    I ended up selling the Aego M after a month or two and purchasing a mini Onkyo CD/DAB receiver and Q 1010 speakers -- which I'm far happier with, sounds much more like my main hifi, but of course it cost 4 times that of the Aego.
     
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    How is the volume controlled on these when connected to a TV?
     
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    It depends on your TV and how you connect it to the Aego.

    Some TVs can control the volume level fed to a line-level output, usually after disabling the internal TV speakers. So you could use the TV remote in this case.

    Other TVs don't, so you would either have to use a headphone output (assuming that does have a volume control) or use the volume control on the top of the Aego subwoofer.

    HTH.
     
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    I reckon cos you've plugged Samsung to the wrong phono sockets - the Aego has 3 phono ins and one of these is the subwoofer ;)

    As for the Aego package - for the money it gives a sound much better than I expected in my study from a Squeezebox 3 so I'm well chuffed. I think it is a bit bass heavy but goes plenty loud!
     

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