In this review, we will be comparing specifications of R-51M and Q150, two Bookshelf cameras from Klipsch and KEF.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Klipsch R-51M and KEF Q150 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Klipsch R-51M and KEF Q150 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both R-51M and Q150 are 2-way speakers. R-51M features a 1" Tractrix Horn Tweeter and 1 5.25" Copper-spun IMG Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 1660 Hz. On the other hand, Q150 features a 1" Dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Aluminum Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2500 Hz.
R-51M has a frequency range of 62-21k Hz whereas Q150 has a frequency range of 51-28k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
R-51M and Q150 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. R-51M sensitivity is rated at 93 dB and Q150's is at 86 dBd B.
R-51M has a power range of 85 watts RMS whereas Q150 has a power range of 10-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
R-51M features Post type posts and Q150 has a Post type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both R-51M and Q150 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.
In this section, We are going to compare Klipsch R-51M's and KEF Q150's external dimensions.
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Klipsch R-51M and KEF Q150.