In this review, we will be comparing specifications of 3030i and Carina BS243.4, two Bookshelf cameras from Q Acoustics and ELAC.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Q Acoustics 3030i and ELAC Carina BS243.4 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 ELAC Carina BS243.4 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both 3030i and Carina BS243.4 are 2-way speakers. 3030i features a 1" decoupled Tweeter and 1 6.5" Coated paper Woofer . On the other hand, Carina BS243.4 features a 1" JET AMT (Ribbon) Tweeter and 1 5.25" Aluminum Woofer .
3030i and Carina BS243.4 has exactly the same frequency range of 46-30k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
3030i and Carina BS243.4 has the same Impedance of 6 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. 3030i sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and Carina BS243.4's is at 85 dBd B.
3030i has a power range of 25-75 watts RMS whereas Carina BS243.4 has a power range of 30-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Carina BS243.4 features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. 3030i has a Post which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position