In this review, we will be comparing specifications of 3030i and Uni-Fi UB5, two Bookshelf cameras from Q Acoustics and ELAC.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Q Acoustics 3030i and ELAC Uni-Fi UB5 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 Uni-Fi UB5 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
One of the fundamental differences between these two speakers is that 3030i is a 2-way design whereas Uni-Fi UB5 is a 3-way speaker. 3030i features a 1" decoupled Tweeter and 1 6.5" Coated paper Woofer . On the other hand, Uni-Fi UB5 features a 1" Soft-dome Tweeter , a 4" Midrange and 1 5.25" Aluminum Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 270 / 2700 Hz.
3030i has a frequency range of 46-30k Hz whereas Uni-Fi UB5 has a frequency range of 46-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
3030i is a 6 ohms speaker compared to Uni-Fi UB5 which has a nominal impedance of 4 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. 3030i sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and Uni-Fi UB5's is at 85 dB dB.
3030i has a power range of 25-75 watts RMS whereas Uni-Fi UB5 has a power range of 40-140 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
3030i features Post type posts and Uni-Fi UB5 has a Post type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both 3030i and Uni-Fi UB5 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.