Treat yourself to the trademark sound of Acoustic Research, at a surprisingly affordable price! This bookshelf speaker from AR's Performance Series brings music and movie soundtracks to life with accurate sonic detail. It features a 1" silk dome tweeter for clear highs, and a 6-1/2" long-throw woofer for precise mids and powerful bass. Video-shielded cabinets mean you can place these gems next to your TV without causing magnetic picture distortion. This versatile pair works great as your home theater's main speakers, surround speakers, or both!

Recommended center channel speaker: AR's PSC25.

Priced per pair

Product Highlights:

  • video-shielded, bass reflex design
  • frequency response 45-20,000 Hz (±3dB)
  • 8-ohm impedance
  • sensitivity 90 dB
  • handles up to 125 watts
  • black ash vinyl finish
  • 15-3/4"H x 8-3/4"W x 10-11/16"D
  • warranty: 5 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

Why choose bookshelf speakers?

Bookshelf speakers may be small in size, but they can deliver surprisingly big sound. Some ultra-compact models even fit on a desktop. Most are right at home in tight spaces like shelves, so they're usually good choices for your home theater's rear channels. For the best performance, try placing bookshelf speakers on solid speaker stands to help the sound really "open up." If you want full bass impact, add a powered subwoofer and enjoy punchy sound that's as deeply satisfying as that of floor-standing speakers.

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Acoustic Research PS2062

Written By Cindy, Kentucky on Friday, February 04, 2005

I am a huge movie buff, but I am a music freak above all other. I like good sound for my movies but I have to have superb sound for my music.
Over the years I have had the opportunity to own and listen to many different speakers. Many men would disagree with me but I really adore silk tweeters. Their reproduction offers a very accurate, sweet, smooth sound.
I have never found a better sounding speaker than a finely tuned set that offers nice tight accurate bass and crystal clear highs because of their silk tweeters. These AR speakers do it for me.
When I put in my favorite concert DVD in and close my eyes I am suddenly blasted back to the pit. I don't even want to look at the TV. I just want to lay back and absorb that sound.

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What's in the box?

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  • 2 Black ash speakers
  • "Important Notes for Installation" booklet
  • Consumer Information Card/Warranty sheet

Features and Specs

Enclosure Bass Reflex
Video Shielded Yes
Tweeter Type Dome
Tweeter Size (inches) 1
Midrange Size (inches) N/A
Woofer Size (inches) 6.5
Woofer Composition Poly
Woofer Surround Rubber
Power Range 20-125
Sensitivity 90 dB
Impedance (Ohms) 8
Frequency Response 45-20k Hz
Connector Type 5-way post
Bi-amp Inputs No
Height (inches) 15-3/4
Width (inches) 8-3/4
Depth (inches) 10-11/16
Weight (pounds) 15
Mounting Bracket Included No
Recommended Stand Height (inches) 24-28
Parts Warranty 5 Years
Labor Warranty 5 Years

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Woofers: Each speaker uses a 6-1/2" poly cone woofer in a rear-ported cabinet for clean midrange and accurate bass. For a smoother response and improved durability, each woofer uses a rubber surround.

Tweeters: Each speaker has a 1" silk dome tweeter for smooth, clear highs.

Crossovers: For superb definition, sophisticated crossover networks direct each sound to the appropriate speaker while maintaining perfect alignment.

5-Way Binding Posts: The gold-plated 5-way binding posts will accept bare wire, pin connectors, spade connectors, banana plugs, and dual banana plugs.

Video-shielded Drivers: The drivers are video-shielded, allowing them to be positioned close to a TV screen without distorting the TV's picture.

Finish: The speakers have a black ash vinyl finish.

Mounting: These speakers can be placed on any flat surface. No provisions are made for wall mounting.

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