For over 30 years, Acoustic Energy has been developing loudspeakers that are respected around the world at a fair price / performance ratio. Countless awards underline their high level of innovation and unbroken enthusiasm. Based on sound studio requirements, all Acoustic Energy floorstanding speakers, compact speakers, bookshelf speakers and active speakers combine unadulterated sound with pure fascination and timelessly elegant design - and all at a very good price!
Acoustic Energy was founded on April 4th 1987 in London, England by Phil Jones. Originally known as Eldonfield Limited, the name was changed on June 25, 1987 and Acoustic Energy was officially born.
The first product to leave the factory was the legendary AE 1 compact speaker. The AE 1 set a new standard in the class and has been the basis of the company's product ethos ever since.
To meet the increasing production requirements, Acoustic Energy moved to a new building in 1994, 100 miles west of London, in the historic Cotswold town of Cirencester, where they still reside to this day.
At around the same time, AE received investments from the Malaysian OEM speaker manufacturer Formosa Prosonic Industries (FPI). FPI bought a majority stake in Acoustic Energy. This financial support and production partnership made it possible for AE to expand into the entry-level loudspeaker class and later to expand the portfolio to include electronic products such as Bluetooth (TM) speakers and WiFi internet radio.
At the beginning of 1987 Acoustic Energy became a British company again. Over the past 30 years, AE has received hundreds of award