In this review, we will be comparing specifications of DBR62 and Q350, two Bookshelf speakers from ELAC and KEF.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of ELAC DBR62 and KEF Q350 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how ELAC DBR62 and KEF Q350 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both DBR62 and Q350 are 2-way speakers. DBR62 features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter , a " Midrange and 1 x 6.5" Aramid fiber Woofer . On the other hand, Q350 features a 1" Dome Tweeter , a " Midrange and 1 x 6.5" Aluminum Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2500 Hz.
DBR62 has a frequency range of 44-35k Hz whereas Q350 has a frequency range of 63-28k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
DBR62 is a 6 ohms speaker compared to Q350 which has a nominal impedance of 8 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. DBR62 sensitivity is rated at 86 dB and Q350's is at 87 dB. This 1 dB difference makes KEF Q350 a more sensitive speaker compared to ELAC DBR62, hence will play louder with the same amount of watts.
DBR62 has a power range of up to 120 watts RMS whereas Q350 has a power range of 10-120 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
DBR62 features Post type posts and Q350 has a Post type posts. None of these speakers feature bi-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
DBR62 has a front firing port whereas Q350 has a back firing ports.