Genelec G Five is a 2-way Powered Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Genelec. Genelec G Five's built-in amplifier provides 270-watt RMS. The built-in power amplifier saves space & eliminates the need to connect Genelec G Five to a stereo receiver or external power amp. It features a 1" Dome Tweeter and 1 x 8" Cone Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 34-20k Hz. Genelec G Five has an MSRP of 3590$ per pair.
What are the speakers in Genelec's G Series?
Genelec G Five is a member of Genelec's G series of Powered speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Genelec G Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the Genelec G Five speaker?
Genelec G Five has a Frequency response range of 34-20k Hz at ±3dB. At a minimum frequency of 34 Hz, Genelec G Five will provide a deep bass that will probably satisfy majority of listeners, especially for music. Movie lovers and music listeners who like to experience a full range response will still benefit from the use of a subwooofer though.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with Genelec G Five, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $5000. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how Genelec G Five's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
What is the Crossover frequency of Genelec G Five?
The Crossover frequency of the Genelec G Five is set to 3000Hz. This is the threshold frequency where the higher frequency signals over this level are sent to the tweeter and the lower-frequency signals are sent to the woofer by the crossover component.
Genelec G Five comes with a handheld remote which is obviously very useful to control your powered speakers from a distance.
Genelec G Five doesn't have bluetooth connectivity feature. In order to play music via bluetooth, you need to attach a bluetooth receiver to your Genelec G Five. Genelec G Five can playback up to N/A / N/A with compatible devices.
Inputs and Outputs
- RCA Input
- XLR Input
- Subwoofer Output
Genelec G Five External Dimensions and Weight
Genelec G Five has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 17 13/16 x 11 1/4 x 10 15/16 (452 x 286 x 278 mm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of Genelec G Five is approximately 795.1cm2 / 123.2inch2.
To get a better perspective on the real life size of Genelec G Five, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the Genelec G Five virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a BDI Octave Media Cabinet to get a better idea about the size.
The Genelec G Five weighs 12.70kg / 27.9lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how Genelec G Five's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Genelec G Five has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and a Aluminum finish. Bass Reflex type loudspeakers (aka Ported, Vented or Reflex Port) have enclosures that uses a port, hole or vent cut into the cabinet. Ported designs are generally more efficient than the Sealed designs.
Genelec G Five comes with Iso-Pod Stand
which you can use to secure your loudspeaker on the surface that you are putting on. It is always recommended to use some kind of feet under all types of speakers. Besides limiting the movement of the speakers, it also compensates for non-flat surfaces and limits the contact surface area of the speaker. Rubber based feet also help isolating the vibrations within certain frequency ranges.
Genelec G Five is a rear-firing port speaker so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
Genelec G Five is available in White and Black.
Genelec G Five doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket, so you need an external structure to mount it on walls.
What's in the Box of Genelec G Five?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Genelec G Five:
Genelec G Five 2-Way Powered Bookshelf Speaker (Polar White, Single)Iso-Pod Stand5.9-feet Power Cable
Here is a list of accessories that we think you may need for the Genelec G Five.
- Vibration Isolators: IsoAcoustics isolators more affordable options too.
- Acoustic Panels and Treatments: Your room is as important as your stereo equipment so acoustic treatments goes a long way in improving the overall performance.
- Speaker Stands: Stands bring your bookshelf speakers to ideal height (rule of thumb is to have the tweeter level with your ear in your listening position), helps stability and acoustical isolation.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Genelec G Five, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Genelec G Five
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Genelec G Five speaker:
Official Brochure for Genelec G Five
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Genelec G Five speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Genelec G Five
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.