Once upon a time, having a 5.1 receiver was quite a statement, but now they're as common as reality TV 'stars'. Increasingly, to stand apart, manufacturers offer models with seven channels, to better match new sound formats available on Blu-ray. But although an awfully large chunk of the AV population has access to these extra channels of grunt, relatively few users are getting to grips with them.
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- Russ Andrews
AE's Aego P5 system really is quite unusual. For starters it's a complete add-on surround sound system with good connectivity rather than a built-in source. Hook up your own TV, DVD player, Media PC or even an iPod
Acoustic Energy's original Aego P5 system garnered critical acclaim (we gave it a Best Buy badge back in our July 2002 issue), so it was with some anticipation that we received the upgraded P5II package
Acoustic Energy's Aego P5 II provides all you need to turn a DVD player into a full-on home cinema and music system. It certainly makes for a stylish add-on..........