Audioengine A2+ Powered Desktop Speakers - Black
Audioengine 2+ (A2+) Premium Powered Desktop Speakers
- Excellent sound with elegant simplicity and a new standard for computer audio
- Versatile connections, including USB digital audio and subwoofer output
- Designed for your desktop but also sounds great across the room
The award-winning Audioengine 2 speakers just got better. With a built-in digital-to-analog converter (DAC), the Audioengine 2+ allows you to send high-quality digital audio direct from your computer’s USB port. We've also added an output to connect a subwoofer and you can even go wireless with the optional Audioengine W3 adapter. The Audioengine 2+ is a great introduction to high-quality audio and the perfect upgrade for your computer or iDevice.
Upgrade your Audio
The Audioengine 2+ is the new standard for computer audio and these small, but high-performance speakers are the perfect upgrade for your computer. Everyone knows the difference between custom-built, small batch products and the disappointment of mass-produced and over-marketed products. The A2+ was designed and hand-built with the goal of exceeding expectations of both value and performance.
The Audioengine 2+ is about one-third the size of our flagship Audioengine 5+ powered speakers and an ideal size for your desktop or smaller room. We used the same custom tweeters as in the Audioengine 5+, matched them with compact Kevlar woofers, then added high-performance amplifiers with high-quality connectors. All this great engineering is wrapped in wood cabinets with a hand-polished finish to create a premium quality desktop multimedia speaker system that puts all those sad plastic computer speakers to shame!
Smaller Speakers, Still Big Bass
To say that the bass on the Audioengine 2+ is substantial for their size may be an understatement, but you should be the judge. The bass was teased from the A2+ with some clever acoustic and electrical design without using any digital signal processing or fake bass boost circuits. Wood remains a preferred speaker enclosure material for its stiffness at higher volume levels and the cabinet focuses just the right amount of low end from the tuned front port slots.
Versatile and Efficient
The A2+ was designed for your desktop but their superb soundstage and imaging also makes them the perfect choice for across the room. Well-suited for all your music, movies and games, the A2+ sounds great with or without a subwoofer. Using a similar analog design as the Audioengine 5+, the A2+ power amplifiers are built inside the left speaker providing a very efficient system. An auto-standby idle mode is also included to conserve power when you're not playing music.
The A2+ features analog amplifiers that are built into the left speaker, while the right speaker is passive so setup is simple. Just plug the left speaker into AC power and connect the included speaker wire from left to right. We’ve included minijack, RCA, and USB inputs for easy connection to your computer or iDevice and other cables you may need are included. There is no software or plug-ins to install and A2+ works with any computer or music player. The A2+ also has a variable RCA output for connecting a subwoofer, upgraded connectors, improved accessory cables, and a redesigned power supply.
Minding the Gap
The Audioengine 2+ sets a new level of audio and aesthetic quality for Powered Multimedia Speakers and further closes the gap between computer speakers and home audio. Even if you're not an audio enthusiast, we guarantee you will still hear a difference!
Built-in analog power amplifiers
Dual analog audio inputs
USB audio input
Hand-finished wood cabinets
Variable audio output
Custom Kevlar woofers and silk tweeters
Power-saving idle mode
Works with Mac or PC, no software to install
Designed for desktop use, but will fill a room
iDevices and all music players
Internet radio and network music systems
Desktop computers, laptops, notebooks
Flat panel TVs with an analog output
CD and DVD players
Digital radio and satellite receivers
All products with 1/8" mini-jack or RCA outputs!
Type: 2.0 powered (active) multimedia desktop speaker system
Amplifier type: Dual class AB monolithic
Power output: 60W peak power total (15W RMS / 30W peak per channel), AES
Drivers: 2.75" Kevlar woofers, 3/4” silk dome tweeters
Inputs: 3.5mm stereo mini-jack, RCA, USB
Outputs: RCA variable line-out
Main voltages: 110-240V 50/60Hz auto-switching
SNR: 95dB (typical A-weighted)
THD+N: <0.05% at all power settings
Freq. response: 65Hz-22kHz ±2.0dB
Input impedance: 10Kohms unbalanced
DAC: TI/Burr Brown PCM2704C
Input bit depth: up to 16 bits native
Input sample rate: up to 48KHz native
USB device class: type 1.1 or above
Protection: Output current limiting, thermal over-temperature, power on/off transient protection
Dimensions: 6" x 4" x 5.25"
Weight: 3.55 lbs. (left), 3.15 lbs. (right)
What's in the box:
A2+ powered (left) speaker
A2+ passive (right) speaker
Speaker wire (16AWG), 2 meters (~6.5 feet)
AC power cord
Mini-jack audio cable, 1.5 meters (~5 feet)
USB cable, 1.5 meters (~5 feet)
Microfiber speaker bags
Microfiber power supply bag
Microfiber cable bag
Product line brochure
Optional upgrades and Accessories:
Desktop stands available (DS1)
Wireless adapter available (W3)
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