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Quality


But a few insist they will never use them for bluetooth music streaming because, as we all know, bluetooth (even with aptx) sti...  Read More


I’m pleased with the quality and performance of the speakers.


This is bass in quality, not quantity.


This is just unacceptable functionality and a shame since the dac is of pretty ok quality.


A few reviewers have said otherwise, that the quality of bluetooth music from the hd3s is actually quite good.


The output quality is that good and my concerns are few given my experience with class a and a/b designs.

Shipping


They responded quickly with a pre-paid shipping label to send the speakers to them, and cross-shipped a new set to me the next ...  Read More

Packaging/appearance


The packaging it came it was pretty high quality too, with nice little sacks to hold the speakers.


Audioengine does a good job on packaging their products, speakers/cables inside the box are protected by microfiber bags, and a...  Read More


I got them hooked up in about three minutes and played the same track i'd just been listening to on the a2s.

Competitiveness


This is my first time buying an audioengine product.


I swapped to these from the larger audioengine a5+ and i much prefer these, particularly in a small area for nearfield use at a desk.


I did so choose, and paired them with a 10-inch sub that i recently retired from my home theater setup.


If you want better performance you can use an external dac (i'm using a schiit modi multibit / schiit vali headphone amp).

Overview
  • How are reviewers describing this item?
    bass, quality, good, great and better.
  • Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there is minimal deception involved.
  • Our engine has detected that Amazon has altered, modified or removed reviews from this listing. We approximate total reviews altered up to 469.
  • Our engine has discovered that over 80% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 199 reviews as of our last analysis date on Mar 19 2022.
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Wow this speakers are smaller than what i thought,but what an amazing sound only play then around 3 hours and started to love t...  Read More


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BETA

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The bass isn't that much but good enough for near-field listening, ambient sound in games feels more alive, immersive, you can tell where the sounds come from.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    People having audio input delay via usb is never a problem to me, maybe audioengine fixed that already for their later ones.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    If you're looking for back teeth rattling rock and roll sound, better go somewhere else.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The first pair of these i got worked for about an hour, then the left speaker cut out and stopped making any sound.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    However, i found that using the speaker's built-in crossover left them feeling somewhat disjointed from the sub, probably because sounds above 80hz are localizable, so that range of sounds between 80 and 100hz was audibly coming from a different location than the speakers.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    In the end, though, i decided that audioengine's customer service earned them that star back.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    You can see the settings for this on mac by opening the audio midi setup window in spotlight search.

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