The AudioEngine B2 is anything but another uninspiring Bluetooth speaker

The AudioEngine B2 is anything but another uninspiring Bluetooth speaker
What's that beauty, you asked? It's the new AudioEngine B2 Bluetooth speaker in all its Zebrawood, Black Ash, and Walnut glory. Inside its classy box, you'll find two 2.75-inch Kevlar woofers, silk dome tweeters, and a 24-bit TI PCM5102A DAC which is a fine unit to have inside an upper-midrange speaker. Output is driven by a 60w peak amplifier, and frequency response is rated at 65Hz-22kHz. It's a Bluetooth speaker, after all - you'd be better off seeking your deep bass kick elsewhere. As for streaming quality, Bluetooth 4.0 and aptX encoding support is as good as it gets. There's also a 3.5mm Aux input in case you want to go wired.

The AE B2 looks quite appealing, with its $300 price tag seemingly fair for the kind of craftsmanship and, hopefully, sound quality you're getting with it. In case you're a tough sell, Audioengine lets you audition the speaker for 30 days and ask for refund. Full details are available below for audiophiles to prey on.

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7 Comments

1. smarttechbadworld

Posts: 74; Member since: May 07, 2014

how is it uninspiring phonearena ?

2. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

anything but another uninspiring, means it's not uninspiring at all

3. luis.d

Posts: 354; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

"Anything but" is used to emphasize that something is the opposite of what you might expect. The AE B2 is mighty inspiring!

7. smarttechbadworld

Posts: 74; Member since: May 07, 2014

Oh in really sorry I didnt pay attention to tge title my mistake

4. bucky

Posts: 3790; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

I have the audioengine a5+ speakers and they have been absolutely brilliant. I trust these guys.

5. ManusImperceptus

Posts: 724; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

Looks good! Too bad there's no oak model, and no NFC connectivity; both are a must for me...

6. techloverNYC

Posts: 601; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

No bass no thank you

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