In this review, we will be comparing specifications of 3030i and SX-50, two Bookshelf cameras from Q Acoustics and Cambridge.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Q Acoustics 3030i and Cambridge SX-50 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Q Acoustics 3030i and Cambridge SX-50 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both 3030i and SX-50 are 2-way speakers. 3030i features a 1" decoupled Tweeter and 1 6.5" Coated paper Woofer . On the other hand, SX-50 features a 1" Silk Dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Treated paper Woofer .
3030i has a frequency range of 46-30k Hz whereas SX-50 has a frequency range of 50-22k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
3030i is a 6 ohms speaker compared to SX-50 which has a nominal impedance of 8 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. 3030i sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and SX-50's is at 90 dB dB.
3030i has a power range of 25-75 watts RMS whereas SX-50 has a power range of 10-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
3030i features 5-way post type posts and SX-50 has a 5-way post type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both 3030i and SX-50 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.