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Acoustic Energy Aelite 5.1

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by Tejstar, Oct 11, 2004.

  1. Tejstar

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    Has anybody heard the Aelite 5.1 package? These seem to be a step above the well-received Evo package, they are retailing for £1895.

    They certainly look very classy and recently got 5 stars from What Hifi (not that it means much) but from my personal experience I’ve always been quite fond of AE.

    Has anybody got any experience of these in any way, there seems to be very little info out there?

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    I tried the Aelite range in 7.1 recently Using the 3's as fronts, 2's as rears and 1's as surround backs but replacing the sub with a REL. The results were outstanding the detail was obvious and precise, and once i put on a 5.1 music DVD they really showed why they were worth the money. I thorougly reccomend them but would stick with a REl sub instead of the acoustic energy one.
     
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    Cheers for your reply mate, I was beginning to think no one had heard of these! Can I ask, where did you demo the speakers? I've been phoning around London and no one seems to have any for me to listen to :(

    The main reason for my interest is because I want something exceptional for music, and afaik the Aelite 3's are meant to be very good for that. In terms of the 5.1 set-up, I was thinking of going for the 3's as fronts and 1's as rears - my rooms not that big and can't really justify the 2's. What did you think of the centre speaker btw?

    Did you actually hear the AE sub, is it any good? Did the REL sub 'match' the rest of the range i.e. how was the integration of sound?

    Sorry for all the questions, but info on this range is very hard to come by :)
     
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    I heard the AElite 2 + 1 + Center and loved the sound with Denon 3805+2900

    Prefered them to more expensive AudioPhysic Yara speakers...

    Would buy them if the AElite 2 wasn´t so big...
     
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    In the shop I work in (Nowhere near london) but I don't advertise for them when i'm "off duty"
    The sub issue is down to experience as The AE308 which the aelite sub replaces is very similar and the Evo sub also has the same traits. It's not that they are bad just they can't cut it on their own. Especially when talking value for money.
    No need to apologise for the questions that's what this forum is for!!!
     
  6. Tejstar

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    Cheers for your comments - now I have to find somewhere to demo them!
     
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    I'm a long way away otherwise i'd offer
     
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    Cheers mate - thanks for the offer :thumbsup:
     

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