In this review, we will be comparing specifications of 3030i and RTi A1, two Bookshelf cameras from Q Acoustics and Polk Audio.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Q Acoustics 3030i and Polk RTi A1 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 Polk RTi A1 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both 3030i and RTi A1 are 2-way speakers. 3030i features a 1" decoupled Tweeter and 1 6.5" Coated paper Woofer . On the other hand, RTi A1 features a 1" silk polymer composite Dome Tweeter and 1 5.25" Polymer composite Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 1900 Hz.
3030i has a frequency range of 46-30k Hz whereas RTi A1 has a frequency range of 60-26k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
3030i is a 6 ohms speaker compared to RTi A1 which has a nominal impedance of 8 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. 3030i sensitivity is rated at 88 dB and RTi A1's is at 89 dB dB.
3030i has a power range of 25-75 watts RMS whereas RTi A1 has a power range of 20-125 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
RTi A1 features Pair of Dual 5-way Binding Posts - Gold-Plated 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