In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Q150 and Motion 15i, two Bookshelf cameras from KEF and MartinLogan.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of KEF Q150 and MartinLogan 15i before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how KEF Q150 and MartinLogan 15i compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Q150 and Motion 15i are 2-way speakers. Q150 features a 1" Dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Aluminum Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2500 Hz. On the other hand, Motion 15i features a 1.0 x 1.4" Folded Motion Tweeter and 1 5.25" Aluminum Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2700 Hz.
Q150 has a frequency range of 51-28k Hz whereas Motion 15i has a frequency range of 60-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Q150 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to Motion 15i which has a nominal impedance of 5 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. Q150 sensitivity is rated at 86 dB and Motion 15i's is at 92 dB dB.
Q150 has a power range of 10-100 watts RMS whereas Motion 15i has a power range of 20-200 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Q150 features Custom 5-way tool-less binding posts type posts and Motion 15i has a Custom 5-way tool-less binding posts type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both Q150 and Motion 15i features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.