In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Q350 and 3030i, two Bookshelf speakers from KEF and Q Acoustics.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of KEF Q350 and Q Acoustics 3030i before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how KEF Q350 and Q Acoustics 3030i compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Q350 and 3030i are 2-way speakers. Q350 features a 1" Dome Tweeter , a " Midrange and 1 x 6.5" Aluminum Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2500 Hz. On the other hand, 3030i features a 1" decoupled Tweeter , a " Midrange and 1 x 6.5" Coated paper Woofer .
Q350 has a frequency range of 63-28k Hz whereas 3030i has a frequency range of 46-30k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Q350 is a 8 ohms speaker compared to 3030i which has a nominal impedance of 6 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. Q350 sensitivity is rated at 87 dB and 3030i's is at 88 dB. This 1 dB difference makes Q Acoustics 3030i a more sensitive speaker compared to KEF Q350, hence will play louder with the same amount of watts.
Q350 has a power range of 10-120 watts RMS whereas 3030i has a power range of 25-75 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Q350 features Post type posts and 3030i has a Post type posts. None of these speakers feature bi-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both Q350 and 3030i have a back firing ports.