In this review, we will be comparing specifications of 3030i and LS50, two Bookshelf cameras from Q Acoustics and KEF.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Q Acoustics 3030i and KEF LS50 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 KEF LS50 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both 3030i and LS50 are 2-way speakers. 3030i features a 1" decoupled Tweeter and 1 6.5" Coated paper Woofer . On the other hand, LS50 features a 1" Vented dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Magnesium/aluminum alloy Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2200 Hz.
3030i has a frequency range of 46-30k Hz whereas LS50 has a frequency range of 79-28k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
3030i is a 6 ohms speaker compared to LS50 which has a nominal impedance of 8 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. 3030i sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and LS50's is at 85 dB dB.
3030i has a power range of 25-75 watts RMS whereas LS50 has a power range of 25-100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
3030i features Post type posts and LS50 has a Post type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both 3030i and LS50 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.