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Audioengine-a5b-bookshelf-speakers.28960986
8.2 out of 10

Audioengine A5 Bookshelf Speakers

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Reviews and Problems with Audioengine A5 Bookshelf Speakers

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Overall 6
6.0

Ok

BuckMulligan "Bucky", Amazon
8 January 2014
  • Summary: Pleased with sound quality and looks great, but the volume control knob is erratic. Often, the volume will increase (sometimes dramatically) for a moment when I turn the knob towards the decreasing direction, before it "realizes" I am turning the volume down and catches up. Pretty bad flaw in the end.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good speakers, but not for everyone (including me).

RoundelMike, Amazon
17 December 2013
Overall 6
6.0

Quality, but missed on tone

Aaron B. "Aaron B.", Amazon
23 April 2013
  • Summary: I have a good ear for music and tone, and value good sound from my speakers. I have been on the search for good desktop computer/multi-media speakers. Do to all the great reviews of the Audioengines, I had to try a pair. I also bought the D1 dac. Audioengine had the right idea creating high end computer speakers, but they missed on the tone.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great Speakers, but buy them straight from Audioengine Instead

Brad W, Amazon
12 January 2013
  • Summary: These speakers do in fact sound better than many larger speakers. I'm pretty much amazed. The only downside is that the ones I bought on amazon did not and I quickly returned them. I setup the ones from amazon, and weren't blown away. They seemed to be lacking in bass. I read the manual and then started noticing things.
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Overall 6
6.0

Pretty Good, But Not Outstanding

Peter, Amazon
5 November 2012
  • Summary: I was hoping to be blown away by these speakers and unfortunately I wasn't. But they still sound great, especially when played loud. Unfortunately I live in an apartment, so blasting these things full volume doesn't happen much. I wish they provided a fuller sound a low volume, but it's still serviceable. It's definitely an upgrade from my built-in TV speaks.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sad to knock these

Bill Hilly, Amazon
20 February 2012
  • Summary: I Would Not Buy 'Em Again. Sad to knock these, as they are so, so, pretty, but, hay, just being honest; and I'm not even sure why I feel that way. Nothing specific.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great sound, but they overheat

A. Wayne, Amazon
15 December 2007
  • Summary: As many, many reviewers have already said, these speakers sound great to a non-audiophile like myself who just wants a decent, not ridiculously expensive stereo system to play once in a while. Unfortunately, they have a serious heat problem. Playing the speakers at anything over about 20-30 percent of maximum volume (measure by the position of the volume knob) causes the master speaker -- the one with the amplifier -- to heat up.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sound Good, buttt

nick, Amazon
20 November 2013
  • Summary: The sound is quite good, but the tiny remote is a bit of a joke. Its like the ones that come with a aftermarket automotive stereo deck, and mine was done after 4 days. I am going to get them to send me a new one, and I hope it lasts. Also It realy should have a optical audio input for use with a tv.
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