General FAQs

How can such small speakers have so much clean-sounding, deep, tight bass?
One of the reasons Audioengine active and passive speakers have such amazing bass in such a small package are the designs of the bass ports on each speaker....
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017 at 5:52 PM
Do higher power output ratings for audio gear mean louder or better sounding speakers?
Not necessarily. Audioengine speakers and amplifiers are very efficient and designed together as a system so therefore we get more volume output than stereo...
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017 at 5:48 PM
What's so great about TIDAL?
Here in the Audioengine offices, we've been using TIDAL and think it's a great service, especially for those who want to stream high quality audio. ...
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017 at 10:21 AM
Are Audioengine speakers portable?
There are so many cheap portable speakers on the market that we decided to create a line of real speakers that are self-powered, sound great, and don’t have...
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017 at 5:49 PM
Are two separate speakers really better than one boombox or soundbar?
We are firm believers that two quality speakers will always sound better than one or more speakers together in a single cabinet, regardless of the amplifier...
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017 at 5:51 PM
It is true that speaker placement really can make a difference in sound quality?
There are different theories but rooms and tastes are different so it's tough to specify a correct placement. We suggest you experiment with different l...
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017 at 5:46 PM
What is the AC power cable type for Audioengine powered speakers?
We use non-polarized 2-Pin IEC 320-C7 cables. These are fairly standard cables, and you should be able to find them locally if needed. You can also find the...
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017 at 5:48 PM
Will Audioengine speakers work with a PC or Mac?
Absolutely! Use the computer's headphone output, soundcard, USB port, or Bluetooth wireless from your Mac or PC directly into Audioengine speakers and y...
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017 at 5:47 PM
The headphone jack on my computer is noisy but I want to connect my Audioengine speakers to it. What do I do?
Some computer headphone outputs are noisy and have poor audio quality. If this is your computer, try our W3 wireless adapter (basically a wireless DAC with ...
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017 at 5:50 PM
Are these speakers designed for use only with computers or iPods? I would like to connect them to my Panasonic DVD player or TV or even my Denon stereo. Is this possible?
Yes, absolutely. All your A/V gear with an RCA or mini-jack 1/8" connector (even a headphone jack) will work great with Audioengine powered speakers.
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017 at 5:51 PM