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AudioengineA2+ 2.75" Powered Desktop Speakers (Black)
 
4.8

(based on 12 reviews)

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78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to set up (7)
  • Easy to use (7)
  • Good power output (4)

Cons

No Cons

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  • Upgrade (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (6), Budget shopper (4)
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    • Personal (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Awesome speakers

I bought a pari of A5+, A2+ and Bose speakers to try them out side by the.
Kept the A2+. Very clean, perfectly balanced sound. Much warmer than the...Read complete review

I bought a pari of A5+, A2+ and Bose speakers to try them out side by the.
Kept the A2+. Very clean, perfectly balanced sound. Much warmer than the Bose. The Bose sounded like the music was in a tunnel when comparing them.
For our living room which is probably 10x15 they are perfect. I mean, if you want to throw a raging party where you can't hear your voice then then A5+ will do a better job, but the A2's get plenty loud and don't distort.
The more you play them the better the sound gets. They do need a bit of "breaking in".
It feels like a very high quality product. Even down to the way each speakers comes in a velvety sack fro protection.
Couldn't be happier with the sound these produce.
(I have them set up attached to my airport express to use as an airplay set of speakers...NOT as computer speakers)

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

nice but overpriced

I use these to listen to digital music through iTunes and GarageBand.Sound is good, clear. Pretty good volume. Decent bass for such small speakers. quality constructionFor this price you should have a headphone...Read complete review

I use these to listen to digital music through iTunes and GarageBand.Sound is good, clear. Pretty good volume. Decent bass for such small speakers. quality constructionFor this price you should have a headphone jack plugin and some equalizer controls to assist in compensating for speaker placement. I have $ computer speakers that have equalizer controls!

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3.0

nice but overpriced

By bobk

from Frederick MD

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Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Lack Of Basstrebbal Ctr

Best Uses

  • Upgrade

Comments about A2+ 2.75" Powered Desktop Speakers (Black):

I use these to listen to digital music through iTunes and GarageBand.Sound is good, clear. Pretty good volume. Decent bass for such small speakers. quality constructionFor this price you should have a headphone jack plugin and some equalizer controls to assist in compensating for speaker placement. I have $ computer speakers that have equalizer controls!

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5.0

Great sound + DAC works with Android devices

By sep

from New York, NY

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        Comments about A2+ 2.75" Powered Desktop Speakers (Black):

        I wasn't sure about getting this or B2+ which has Bluetooth. I preferred this one because of my desk setup. Good news is that it DAC usb input works with recent Android versions when connected with a Micro USB OTG. It is supposed to work with iPhone as well but only certain cables work because of Apple's xenophobic policies.

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        5.0

        Outstanding!!! Great value:-)))

        By MSJ

        from San Diego, CA

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        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Easy To Use
        • Powerful
        • Realistic

        Cons

        • The Price If Anything

        Best Uses

          Comments about A2+ 2.75" Powered Desktop Speakers (Black):

          I was hoping that I would not think that these are that great and then I could send them back and be smug with either the Bose Companion 2 series III or the Creative T30 wireless. The less expensive speakers sounded great - that is until I received the A2+ speakers. I set them all up side by side and could switch between them, well darn it - the A2+'s were so realistic and clean with a very good bass for their size that I was blown away and returned the other 2 sets of speakers. My setup is a 15" Macbook Pro in a henge aluminum dock and I connect the speakers via the usb port on my desktop dell monitor - it all looks very clean, not wireless clean, but pretty darn nice. Anyway, I have to admit these are well worth the price of admission...

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          5.0

          Awesome speakers

          By FE

          from Brooklyn, NY

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          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Easy To Use
          • Powerful

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about A2+ 2.75" Powered Desktop Speakers (White):

              I bought a pari of A5+, A2+ and Bose speakers to try them out side by the.
              Kept the A2+. Very clean, perfectly balanced sound. Much warmer than the Bose. The Bose sounded like the music was in a tunnel when comparing them.
              For our living room which is probably 10x15 they are perfect. I mean, if you want to throw a raging party where you can't hear your voice then then A5+ will do a better job, but the A2's get plenty loud and don't distort.
              The more you play them the better the sound gets. They do need a bit of "breaking in".
              It feels like a very high quality product. Even down to the way each speakers comes in a velvety sack fro protection.
              Couldn't be happier with the sound these produce.
              (I have them set up attached to my airport express to use as an airplay set of speakers...NOT as computer speakers)

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              5.0

              Great Speakers

              By c maz

              from pennsylvania

              Comments about A2+ 2.75" Powered Desktop Speakers (Black):

              I bought these speakers for a turntable setup. I wanted something small enough that I could quietly listen to my music while not bothering my roommates late at night. After ordering, I began to worry about these not being loud enough. After combining them with a phono preamp, I was relieved to find that these are good speakers for my needs and can actually be turned up way louder then I expected.

              Only downsides are the speaker risers are sold seperately and are kinda pricey for what they are (just pieces of plastic to cut out any speaker vibration). Also some people have reviewed them and have said that it lacks bass, I did not notice this but I am also not a audiophile.

              All in All, I am very happy with purchasing these bad boys.

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              5.0

              Perfect for my desk.

              By Jim

              from Connecticut

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              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Easy To Use
              • Fast
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Enhance Experience

                Comments about A2+ 2.75" Powered Desktop Speakers (Black):

                Small but not lacking in power, they have greatly enhanced the sound experience from my computer.

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                5.0

                Truly little gems

                By Mdjak

                from NYC

                Comments about A2+ 2.75" Powered Desktop Speakers (Black):

                These speakers sing like Barbara Streisand. Well worth the price. Perfectly sized too.

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                4.0

                Great Value Upgrade

                By Manny Rios

                from New York, NY

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                • Easy To Set Up

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Enhance Experience
                  • Replacement
                  • Upgrade

                  Comments about A2+ 2.75" Powered Desktop Speakers (White):

                  The design fits perfectly with my iMac. I have them on a shelf at ear level. The sound quality is perfect for music from your computer. So far, I'm content with this purchase and would recommend them

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                  5.0

                  Perfect desktop speakers

                  By Jerry

                  from New York

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Powerful

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Enhance Experience
                    • Replacement
                    • Upgrade

                    Comments about A2+ 2.75" Powered Desktop Speakers (Black):

                    I use this with my MacPro for sound work when I edit video. They have great sound, fuller and bigger than I expected, yet take up very little room. It also delivers great sound when I play music. The perfect desktop sound solution.

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                    5.0

                    Pricey, but good sound

                    By CT

                    from New York

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Enhance Experience

                      Comments about A2+ 2.75" Powered Desktop Speakers (Black):

                      Excellent desk top speakers, about as good as you get without a subwoofer (has connection if desired). You also need the stands, for $29 more...at this price, they should be included.

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                      5.0

                      I love these speakers

                      By Mack

                      from Los Angeles

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                            Comments about A2+ 2.75" Powered Desktop Speakers (Black):

                            Great value. Really nice sound for the price point. Construction is top notch.

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                            5.0

                            Nice things come in small packages.

                            By Irvis

                            from Berkeley, CA

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                            Pros

                            • Easy To Set Up
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Fast

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about A2+ 2.75" Powered Desktop Speakers (Black):

                                Great speakers for classical music. Well balanced and well matched as a near field monitor. The Audioengine S8 sub woofer will be needed if you enjoy organ music. The speaker stands isolate vibrations between the speakers and desktop very well.

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