Ai40 Powered 5” Bookshelf Speakers

Ai40 Powered 5” Bookshelf Speakers

Ai40 Powered 5” Bookshelf Speakers
Ai40 Powered 5” Bookshelf Speakers

with Class D Amplifier & Wireless Bluetooth aptX (White Walnut)

$199.99 USD

Free Shipping | Free Returns



Shop risk-free knowing that you can return your order within 30 days of receipt for a full refund.
We'll even cover the return shipping!

Learn More

Get it : April 10 - April 16


White Walnut swatch

Driver Size:



Ai40 Powered 5” Bookshelf Speakers

Ai40 Powered 5” Bookshelf Speakers



With an integrated 70W Class D amplifier, these active speakers deliver room-filling stereo sound that elevates your musical experience



Marry your music from your turntable, PC, Laptop, TV, or wireless Bluetooth device to these versatile speakers, a perfect union you’ll want to last a lifetime



The 1-inch silk dome tweeters and 5-inch high performance woven drivers produce crisp highs, balanced mids, and powerful deep bass, with stunning acoustic accuracy



Enjoy warm sound from the engineered MDF wood cabinets, meticulously designed for exquisite audio reproduction



Easily connect directly to your favorite audio source through RCA/Aux or Bluetooth aptX without the need for a separate amplifier or receiver


Experience the raw power


Ai40 Powered 5” Bookshelf Speakers
Speaker Configuration 2 Way – 2 Driver Bookshelf Speaker System with Integrated Amplifier (Pair)
Bluetooth Yes; aptX Codec
Inputs RCA L/R
Tweeter 1 inch Silk Soft Dome Ferrofluid Cooled
Woofer 5 inch Woven Glass Fiber Composite Drivers with Butyl Rubber Surrounds
Amplifier Power Class D 70 Watts Continuous Average Output (2x 35 watts)
Frequency Response 40Hz – 20KHz (DSP Virtual Sound)
Internal Lead Wire 18 gauge Internal Lead Wire to Reduce Signal Degradation
Power Input: 100-240V; Output: 19V 3.15A
Crossover Frequency 2600Hz Phase Coherent – PCB Mounted Circuitry
Enclosure Acoustic Suspension Design
Dimensions 10.9 x 6.5 x 7.6 inches / 27.7 x 16.5 x 19.3 cm (HxWxD)
Speaker Weight 15.1 lbs
Speaker Type Bookshelf
Phono Preamp No
Certifications ICES, FCC Certified, ETL/CETL
Subwoofer Output No
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) <0.3%
WiFi Casting Pairs via Bluetooth with Google Home, Amazon Echo and AppleTV (Ai40 is not a WiFi speaker)
Frequency Response Graph

Click to Expand

HFF Frequency Graph

How to Read an SPL Graph

Fluance Speaker Size Comparison Chart

Click to Expand

Fluance Size Comparison Chart

UPC 061783271483
What's Included

Ai40 Speaker Line Out

Click to Expand

Ai40 Speaker Lineout

  • Fluance Ai40 Active Bookshelf
  • Speakers (pair)
  • Remote Control
  • 2x AAA Batteries
  • 100-240V Power Adapter
  • 8ft 18 Gauge Speaker Wire
  • 3ft 3.5mm Aux to RCA Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Fluance Catalog
  • Lifetime Customer Support
  • 2 Year Manufacturer’s Warranty


AVS Forum Reviews the Ai40 Bookshelf Speakers

"the package looks good, sounds good, and fulfills both digital and analog playback rolls with enthusiasm."

Read Full Review

Steve Guttenberg of CNET Reviews the Ai40s

"Fluance’s $200 stereo Bluetooth speakers sound is almost too good to be true"

Read Full Review

The Soundbar Killer - Review by Joe N Tell

"They get more than loud enough, it's a super flat frequency response... I don't know what else you can ask for when it comes to speakers, for me, these are the holy grail when it comes to speakers."

iMore Reviews the Ai40 Bookshelf Speakers

"the Fluance Ai40 rise above their ranks and set a new gold standard for bookshelf speakers"

Read the Full Review

Loud sound, innocuous design - Soundguys Reviews the Ai40 Powered Bookshelf Speakers

"For a pair of sub-$200 speakers, these are a no-brainer for home audio enthusiasts. From the home audio beginning to the ardent enthusiast, the Ai40 are a solid fit."

Read the Full Review

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating:

Thurman C March 26, 2020 Advanced Listener - 1 Year Texas, United States

My sister-in-law performed the planning for my daughter's wedding and made it the best day of her life! I gave her these speakers as a thank you gift. She loves them!

Benjamin March 7, 2020 Intermediate Listener - 10 Years New Hampshire, United States

They sound good but it doesn't matter with the Bluetooth as unreliable as it is. Most of the time I can't connect to it, from Mac, from Windows, from anywhere.

Look somewhere else. It isn't worth the gamble.

Martha C February 5, 2020 Intermediate Listener - 20+ Years Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Beautiful sharp looking speakers, haven't broken them in yet at a moderate level but will soon. From what I've heard from them so far I think they are awesome, hookup was pretty straightforward and the remote is a nice bonus! I have them hooked up to the Fluance RT80 turntable via RCA and also paired them with my IPod without any issues. I can report NO hissing or pops as some other reviewers have. I love the bluetooth capability as they will later be paired with a smart TV when our basement renos are completed. I didn't buy these on Amazon, ordered these directly from Fluance where shipping was pretty fast.

Thomas W January 29, 2020 Audiophile - 20+ Years British Columbia, Canada

I ordered a pair on Amazon. I was very excited to get these after hearing all the great reviews. I got the Ai40's to use on my desktop with my PC. Unfortunately the ones I got where defective. There was a very loud hissing and crackling noise, it was not drown out by the music either, it was very much in your face. I tried several different high quality connectors and different audio sources, nothing stopped this noise. After working with tech support who was by the way very helpful and easy to deal with it was determined that the power supply may be faulty. After I got off the phone I realized that there was even more wrong with these speakers. The speakers sounded blown and the volume output was very low. They where a complete dud, I think the quality control department needs to be re evaluated. I am awaiting a refund and planned to get another and see how it goes but after hearing that so many people have this hissing some worse than others I may look for something else. I have to sleep on it and re think my purchase choice. I have had 2 different sets of quality desktop monitor style speakers none caused any sort of hissing or noise and where silent even at full volume or you could not hear anything over the PC fans. With the Ai40's the hissing is so loud it drowns out the sound of the PC fans and cuts into the music.
Very disappointing as I had high hopes for these speakers.

Paul H January 14, 2020 Advanced Listener - 20+ Years Quebec, Canada

Beautiful sound and appearance. I'm hearing the whole production now and not just some static and background noise.

Steve G January 8, 2020 Advanced Listener - 20+ Years Quebec, Canada

It is so much good and at so killer price for the performance (overall articulation, low bass and ease of use), that I bought a second pair. Forget any sound bars or anything below 500$. This is really it and nothing else.

Robert b January 1, 2020 Intermediate Listener - 20+ Years British Columbia, Canada

Beautiful clean crisp sound. Balanced bass and treble. Love the look, the details and the simple set up. Great value for the price!

Hayden, R January 1, 2020 Texas, United States

Really clear sound

Kia Marshall December 28, 2019 Intermediate Listener - 10 Years Georgia, United States

These speakers are absolutely amazing. I’m so glad with my purchase and I can’t wait to continue buying more from Fluance. You guys ROCK!

Marccelo December 27, 2019 Intermediate Listener - 12 Years Florida, United States

Loved them. From the moment I plugged them in through the break in process and specially now that they are working at their very best. I use them mostly with my RT85 and the imaging and the sound is terrific. Probably the only thing I don't like is the hiss sound you get when there's nothing playing and you are in the “line in” mode but even with that, I loved them.

Greg A December 25, 2019 Advanced Listener - 20+ Years California, United States

I bought the AI40 to use with the Fluance RT81 turntable I have and they did not disappoint. The AI40's are amazing for such a small size. The bass is very ample and the detail on the mids and highs really bring the music to life. Thinking about another pair to replace a sound bar. Great job Fluance!

Steve M December 23, 2019 Intermediate Listener - 20+ Years Colorado, United States

Great product. Top notch in quality and service.

Richard M December 18, 2019 Novice Listener - 1 Year Ontario, Canada

Speakers sound great, using them in place of a soundbar for the tv. The remote is simple to use and very practical for this purpose. Bluetooth function works well.

Danny Nguyen December 16, 2019 Novice Listener - 1 Year Kansas, United States

Good speakers, shipped super fast, like overnight fast. Easy to set up.

Tony L December 12, 2019 Intermediate Listener - 20+ Years Tennessee, United States

Great Speakers and outstanding customer support. I highly recommend these speakers, they are so much better than a sound bar. I have contacted customer service several times and have always received a quick and respectful response.

See all reviews 5

Articles from our experts