In this review, we will be comparing specifications of 3030i and RP-500M, two Bookshelf cameras from Q Acoustics and Klipsch.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Q Acoustics 3030i and Klipsch RP-500M 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 Klipsch RP-500M compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both 3030i and RP-500M are 2-way speakers. 3030i features a 1" decoupled Tweeter and 1 6.5" Coated paper Woofer . On the other hand, RP-500M features a 1" Tractrix Horn Tweeter and 1 5.25" Cerametallic Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 1500 Hz.
3030i has a frequency range of 46-30k Hz whereas RP-500M has a frequency range of 48-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
3030i is a 6 ohms speaker compared to RP-500M which has a nominal impedance of 8 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. 3030i sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and RP-500M's is at 93 dB dB.
3030i has a power range of 25-75 watts RMS whereas RP-500M has a power range of 75 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
3030i features Single binding posts type posts and RP-500M has a Single binding posts type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both 3030i and RP-500M features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.