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Audioengine A5 Powered Black Desktop Pair Speakers - A5B

Abt Model: A5B | UPC Code: 819955080018
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150W Peak Power Total (50W RMS / 75W Peak Per Channel)/ USB Power Charging (ComboPort)/ 2 Audio Inputs/ Built-In Power Amps In Left Speaker/ Front Panel Volume Control/ 5 " Kevlar Woofers/ Silk Tweeters/ Auto-Sleep Power Saving Mode/ Video Shielded/ Subwoofer Outputs/ Black Finish/ Price Per Pair
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Audioengine A5 Powered Black Desktop Speakers, Model A5B

Audioengine 5 (A5) Premium Powered Bookshelf Speakers - Award-winning sound and the Perfect Audio Upgrade! Real speakers for all your music. Audioengine 5 is wireless-ready and works with all your music.

Key Features:

  • Efficient
    Power amplifiers are built inside the left speaker, saving space and power
  • Versatile
    Includes truly useful features and sounds great in any room
  • No Receiver? No Problem!
    For listening to real stereo sound Audioengine is all you need. If you want awesome powered speakers for your MP3 player, computer, game console, TV or DVD player but don't want a bulky receiver/amp hogging up your space, Audioengine is the perfect solution
  • Small Speakers, Big Bass
    You won't hear any enhanced super-mega-hyper-monster boomy bass from these powered speakers. The low end from the Audioengine 5 is real bass, very near to the originally-recorded music. From rap to classical to movies, you'll get tight, punchy bass with an awesome growl that will make you smile - regardless of the volume level
  • Natural Mids and Dynamic Highs
    The way Audioengine speakers duplicate a music soundstage is really cool. We had all these great adjectives written up to describe the midrange and highs (buzz phrases like "tonal accuracy with transparent clarity, excellent detail and harmonic correctness"), but they all just seemed overused and sort of lame. Our goal was to bring you the sound as it was originally mixed in the studio. Vocals are clearly placed and each instrument occupies its own space, making the speakers seem invisible to your ears. We feel that we've succeeded in our goal and hope you agree!
  • Brawn, Brains and Beauty
    Kevlar woofers for powerful bass, silk dome tweeters for smooth highs, built-in power amplifiers, truly useful connections, and a clean industrial design all allow the Audioengine 5 to integrate perfectly in your living room, bedroom, or desktop. Custom-designed and handcrafted wood cabinets with high-gloss professional piano finish make the Audioengine5 a true workof art
  • Wireless-ready!
    The Audioengine 5 has a built-in AC power outlet on the rear panel and a USB power port on the top panel thats perfect for powering wireless products to stream your music. Check out the Audioengine W1 Wireless Audio Adapter, Sonos, Squeezebox, or Apple's Airport Express for high- quality wireless options. The AC outlet is also ideal for powering other portable and home A/V equipment and a second auxiliary mini-jack is conveniently located nearby
  • Built-in USB Charging
    Designed for ease of setup and versatility, Audioengine 5 speakers have a built-in power port for iPod charging while listening to your music or watching movies. Plug an iPod dock or iPod directly into the ComboPort™ and you're ready to rock (or roll). The ComboPort™ charger is compatible with all iPods and other products that charge via USB
  • Hear the Difference
    The Audioengine 5 Premium Powered Bookshelf Speaker System sets a new level of audio and aesthetic quality. Even if you're not an audio enthusiast, we guarantee you will still hear a difference!


  • USB power charging (ComboPort)
  • 2 audio inputs
  • Built-in power amps in left speaker
  • Rear panel AC outlet
  • Front panel volume control
  • Kevlar woofers for super low end
  • Silk tweeters for smooth highs
  • Subwoofer outputs
  • High-quality speaker connectors
  • Auto-sleep power saving mode
  • Hand-finished cabinets
  • Video shielded
  • All cables included


  • Type: 2.0 powered (active) bookshelf-style speaker system
  • Power Output: 150W peak power total (50W RMS / 75W peak per channel), AES
  • Inputs: Dual 1/8" stereo mini-jacks
  • Outputs: USB Type A (power charging only), RCA L/R audio (full-range, non-adjustable)
  • Voltages: 115/240V, 50/60Hz manually switchable
  • Amplifier Type: Dual Class AB monolithic
  • Drivers: 5" Kevlar woofers, 20mm silk dome tweeters
  • Signal-to-noise: >95dB (typical A-weighted)
  • THD: <0.05% at all power settings
  • Crosstalk: <50db
  • Frequency response: 50Hz-22kHz +/-1.5dB
  • Input impedance: 10K ohms unbalanced
  • Protection: Output current limiting, thermal over-temperature, power on/off transient protection, replaceable external main fuse

Works With:

  • AirPort Express and other wireless systems
  • iPod and all other music players
  • Internet radio and network music systems
  • Apple Universal Dock and otherdocks/remotes
  • Desktop computers, laptops, notebooks
  • Flat panel TVs
  • Mobile phones and PDAs with music players
  • CD and DVD players
  • Videogame consoles
  • Digital radio and satellite receivers
  • All products with 1/8" mini-jack or RCA outputs

What's Included:

  • AC power cable
  • 1/8" audio cable, 2 meters (~6.5ft)
  • (2) 1/8" audio cables, 20cm (~8")
  • 1/8" to RCA "Y" adapter cable
  • USB power extender cable, 1 meter (~3.28ft)
  • Speaker wire (16AWG), 3.75 meters (~12.3ft)
  • Detachable AC power cable
  • Drawstring cable bag
  • Drawstring speaker bags
  • (2) High-density foam isolation pads
  • Setup Guide

Material and Construction:

  • 1" thick MDF cabinet
  • 5" Kevlar woofers with advanced voice coils
  • 20mm silk dome tweeters with neodymium magnets
  • Torroidal power transformers

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 10"
  • Width: 7"
  • Depth: 7.75"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 23 lbs
  • Shipping: 27 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Three Year Parts and Labor
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More reasons to buy the Audioengine A5B from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Audioengine A5B is Brand New.
  • The Audioengine A5B Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Amplifier TypeDual Class AB monolithic
Enclosure MaterialMDF
Impedance10 ohms
Number of Audio Inputs2
Power150 watts
RMS Output Power50 watts
Speaker TypeBookshelf
Voltage115/240 Volts
Woofer Size (inches)5"
Height (inches)10"
Width (inches)7"
Depth (inches)7.75"


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Audioengine A5 Powered Black Desktop Pair Speakers

Audioengine A5 Powered Black Desktop Pair Speakers


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