My listening space measures 16' by 21', with an oddly sloped ceiling at an estimated average height of 9'. Naim_The_Dragon March 3, 2020, 11:30am #21. vic575: No, I didn’t take my CD player, I said I took some of my own ‘CD’s with which I am extremely familiar’, some recordings/music. So many variables at play and at the end of the day these speakers punch well above their weight, giving pairs up to double their price a very good run for their money (yes, including pairs with 8 and 10 inch drivers in them). "you will never get good bass from speakers of such a small size". Q Acoustic’s Concept 500 is an outstanding first foray into high-end audio for the British brand. Review: Q Acoustics Concept 500 Floorstanding Loudspeakers. Comments made: Also on the rear panel are two pairs of high-quality input terminals, and three more terminals closer to the top of the cabinet, spanned by removable jumpers. Q Acoustics gelang es mit einem hochqualifizierten Team, das über langjährige Erfahrung in der Gestaltung, Entwicklung und Fertigung exzellenter Lautsprecher verfügt, die Concept 500 entstehen zu lassen – einen technisch wie optisch und klanglich reinrassigen High End-Lautsprecher. The Concept 500's woofer has an impregnated/coated paper cone, a rubber surround, and a large (35mm) voice-coil wound with a double layer of copper-clad aluminum wire (CCAW). One thing is for certain. Thursday, May 4, 2017. floorstanding loudspeaker. 1.) Q Acoustics has taken its proven (and acclaimed) driver technology from the Concept 500 floorstanding speaker and enhanced its performance to perfectly match the requirements of the Concept 300’s smaller cabinet. Their finish, while polarizing, is not gimmicky or fashionable. But to be lucky buying speakers for 5000$ you should look elsewhere. Around back you'll find the port—foam plugs are included to partially or completely block it if needed, but I didn't use them. Round base: If this prohibits your placement, they are probably not placed for best sound. Well, but where is musicality? Both drivers are proprietary, and designed specifically for the Concept 500. Due to some production issues, their arrival was delayed. At the moment my options are these cassianos, a pair of Magico s1, Atc scm 40, or the Concept 500. We will contact you after your purchase to arrange the included home audio setup. Concept 500 is the culmination of Q Acoustics continual evolution and refinement resulting in what we believe is sonic perfection. I was hoping that the person who did the measurements might respond, since this phenomenon is seen in almost all measurements, but he so far hasn't. Cabinet Plinth: The cast aluminium base of the Concept 500 is designed without large flat areas or additional adornments to discourage unwanted acoustic reflections. Page 69 Concept 500 è stato sviluppato da Q Acoustics in collaborazione con Fink Audio-Consulting e IDA, con i quali è stata instaurata una partnership che, fin dallo sviluppo del primissimo altoparlante, dura da più di 10 anni. Mid/Bass Drivers: The Mid/Bass voice coil has an uncommonly large diameter of 35mm which allows increased ‘shove’ and higher power handling - as well as reducing compression. Or, would the JBL L100 Classic (12-inch woofer, 5.25-inch mid-range and a tweeter) be more appropriate? Q-Acoustics has unveiled its most ambitious model so far in the Concept 500 floorstander. Our floorstanding speakers couple low directivity with wide bandwidth, good sensitivity and sensible impedance, which makes them room-friendly and allows amplifiers to deliver their best performance. View Q Acoustics High-end Concept 500 floorstanding speakers that offer five different colour finishes. The resulting sandwich is more inert than an equivalent thickness of single material. Are you an Amazon customer? Q Acoustics Concept 500 audition - bad. Regarding baffle width, and whether good bass can be achieved with small drivers, take the old Revel M20. We should point out that the Concept 40 were those that first used Q Acoustics Gelcore technology and the Concept 500 just took it one step further. Even if you can accept the circular base on these speakers aesthetically (I can't, and frankly don't care for their looks in other respects), the fact that they extend so far outward past their spikes will only make placement awkward and difficult. Concept 500 is the culmination of Q Acoustics continual evolution and refinement resulting in what we believe is sonic perfection Designed to appeal to discerning audiophiles, the Concept 500 achieves a perfect balance between art and science. Can they find a melody on each area and coddle one as should be? The dip between ~150hz to ~350hz that is common in loudspeaker measurement at listening distance ie.2-3 metres is nearly always caused by cancellations due to room reflections. Ironically, I hasten to add cancellations can be less of a problem in smaller rooms. The Concept 500 is equipped for bi-wiring or bi-amping with terminals which can accept bare wires, spades or 4 mm banana plugs. The necessarily wider cabinet does NOT spoil the stereo image either. If you can't see the redwood panels from your listening position, then the speakers are aimed properly. In Australia these first sold for AU6.3k when released. Designed to appeal to discerning audiophiles, the Concept 500 achieves a perfect balance between art and science. The Concept 500 is a two-way system employing a 1' soft-dome tweeter and two 6.5' mid/bass drivers, the three drivers arrayed in a vertical D'Appolito configuration: a column with … According to Q Acoustics, it comprises parts of very high quality, including premium polypropylene capacitors, and a Mundorf air-core inductor so heavy that it's secured to the bottom of the cabinet—though I didn't take it apart to confirm this! I used the +0.5dB setting for most of my listening. The measurements are exemplary. The Concept 500 adopts advanced, innovative technologies to deliver pure audio excellence and a sensational sound stage. It is a loudspeaker that is at once, stylish, contemporary, fine-sounding and astonishingly accurate. The Concept 500 floorstanders are its initial weapon of choice. I liked it. Jason Kennedy. Progettato per attirare gli audiofili più esigenti, il Concept 500 raggiunge un perfetto equilibrio tra arte e scienza. They play, they have bass response and silky high frequencies. It is a loudspeaker that is at once, stylish, contemporary, fine-sounding and astonishingly accurate. It is a loudspeaker that is at once, stylish, contemporary, fine-sounding and astonishingly accurate. Concept 500 is the culmination of Q Acoustics continual evolution and refinement resulting in what we believe is sonic perfection. And as an owner of the Concept 500 I can tell you they do it with aplomb. Unless your room requires you to shoehorn them into a slot, this should not be an issue. I'm usually skeptical of claims of proprietary drivers—there are hundreds of superb off-the-shelf drivers that are used in many speakers, including many high-end designs, often with no, or only subtle, custom modifications. ?!?! The resulting elegant design is underpinned with a choice of carefully engineered feet to immovably couple the loudspeaker to any surface. Concept 500 is the culmination of Q Acoustics continual evolution and refinement resulting in what we believe is sonic perfection. It’s a game changer because this is the first loudspeaker that incorporates a damped spring isolation system in the world ever. The mid/bass driver is a 165mm impregnated/coated paper cone with very low resonance thanks to its high-performance rubber surround. The answer was clear. A ten inch bass driver, a five inch mid-range, and a tweeter will be far better. If someone is willing to spend $8k to $10k, Revel Ultima Gem2 and KEF Reference one bookshelf speakers are other possible choices, which have 3 drivers each. Far better not to buy narrow squeaky speakers in the first place as you still have to find room for the subwoofer(s). I use big 'traditional' Tannoy ones, which have just the one dual concentric driver, and I don't visualise ever replacing them. The 1" (28mm) soft-dome tweeter of coated microfiber has a wide surround claimed to offer wide dispersion, high power handling, and low dynamic compression, and a copper-capped pole piece of its own. Most reviews reach a similar conclusion. This is fabulous news for the canny audio enthusiast but is tricky terrain from a commercial perspective. We discussed the problem based on few similar diagrams came from different models of different manufactures. When the review samples arrived in two huge, well-padded, double-thick cartons tied to a shipping pallet, I wondered what I'd gotten myself into. The veneer is used sparingly in a subtle strip to create a cabinet that is visually light and clean. The Concept 500 speaker cabinet is constructed in three separate layers. The reviewer found their bass to be good, if not great: "Their bass impact wasn't quite as punchy, powerful, and deep as I've heard from a few other speakers in my room, but it was never less than satisfying.". In the end, we took a gamble and bought a pair. The crossover network is fourth-order acoustic, Linkwitz-Riley. We take a closer look. Pictured: Q Acoustics Concept 500 full gloss model in Gloss White (left) and Gloss Black (right) Based on technology from Q Acoustics’ award winning ranges of speakers, the Concept 500 speakers use patented audio innovations that deliver outstanding fidelity.Unique Dual Gelcore™ construction offers a three layered cabinet configuration with inner cabinet walls bound together by a … I have visited Dali manufacturer headquarter in Hobro/Denmark some years ago. Q Acoustics went through a lot of trouble and made a lot of research in order to create the cabinet for the Concept 500. Designed to appeal to discerning audiophiles, the Concept 500 achieves a perfect balance between art and science. This year, Q Acoustics has a treat in store for us in the shape of the new 3000i range, but the big news at the end of 2017 was the arrival of the flagship Concept 500 – their most advanced and costliest loudspeaker yet. The main cabinet material is MDF, commonly used in loudspeakers for its low cost, workability, and good damping properties. Until recently, Q has aimed its efforts at the budget sector, earning enthusiastic reviews and commercial success. For me, gloss-black chrome would look better with the darker finish. Why would so many speakers have a dip in the lower midrange? The laws of physics are as they are and 'fashion' won't change them. Description. Forum Donor. Page 69 Concept 500 è stato sviluppato da Q Acoustics in collaborazione con Fink Audio-Consulting e IDA, con i quali è stata instaurata una partnership che, fin dallo sviluppo del primissimo altoparlante, dura da più di 10 anni. The result is the Concept 500 ($5999.99/pair), first seen in the UK in 2017 and recently made available here. The white gloss finish has been attractively paired with pale oak and the black gloss with deep rosewood. I just don't think they look very nice. Last but not least, tuned tubes inside the cabinet quell internal resonances (standing waves) that develop in the longest dimensions of a speaker enclosure. The picture would and nearly always does look very different at listening distance. Same price for Revels and Magico, but 40% less for Q Acoustics… Newsletter. Having established itself as a highly credible entry level to mid market brand Q-Acoustics has rather rashly gone and built a high end loudspeaker. The chief of development department gave me a long time talk to explain some loudspeaker features and how it looks on measurement diagrams. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. But anyway, these things are all quite subjective. My interlocutor says simple - these speakers cannot play well. This may be the dumbest question I have ever asked but need some last minute feedback for important speaker purchase happening tomorrow. The Q Acoustics Concept 500 is the result of the collaboration between Q Acoustics, Fink Audio-Consulting and IDA and takes it’s place as the high-end floorstanding speaker in the manufacturer’s portfolio. While the shape of the Concept 500's cabinet is conventional, the look isn't. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. And, umm, why put the redwood veneer on the BACK of the speaker, where no one will ever see it? This year, Q Acoustics has been all about its new 3000i range, but the big news at the end of 2017 was the arrival of the flagship Concept 500 – their most advanced and costliest loudspeaker yet. Standing waves aren't typically an issue in the shorter width and depth of this speaker cabinet or most others, or in the shorter heights of smaller, stand-mounted designs; the frequency of those waves is easily squelched by conventional damping materials, typically wool or polyester batting, used in most speakers. Zobacz inne Kolumny podłogowe, najtańsze i najlepsze oferty, opinie. Q Acoustics’ engineering team felt they could improve on conventional solid designs, the idea being that such stands with relatively large surface areas have significant acoustic footprints, and transmit a lot of sound into a room. The appearance has been pared-back to be as clean looking as possible, with rear-mounted mid / bass drivers keeping the baffle uncluttered and embedded magnets securing the grille so no fixings are visible. I also would trust more to manufacture with long time experience than any newcomer on the demanding market. It couples low directivity with wide bandwidth, good sensitivity and sensible impedance. I thought this was the most stupid thing your said in your post until i read this: In short, you make it abundantly clear that you have absolutely no idea about the capabilities and performance of the Concept 500. From 70hz to 20khz their response is basically flat - within 3-4db across that spectrum. Concept 500 Floorstanding Speakers . Q Acoustics Concept 500. The speakers are delivered with their metal bases, or plinths, firmly attached, rather than the usual "some assembly required.". But I have no reason to doubt the claim. After that, because the packaging is so vast, the sales guys could not get them in the (large estate) cars to demonstrate to dealers. Check your Q Acoustics retailer for more details. There are many assumptions in the comments on this speaker for some reason. View FAQs > NO STOCK. But during that time the company also been quietly working on a product considerably more upscale, though still affordable in a marketplace now glutted with products at if-you-have-to-ask prices. FEATURES 1x 28mm soft dome tweeter 1x 165mm mid/bass driver Quoted sensitivity: 84dB/1W/1m (8ohm) Read the full review in April 2019 issue 448 Fortunately, many happy owners are not even realize that the speakers they own make bad work. Naim_The_Dragon March 3, 2020, 11:30am #21. vic575: No, I didn’t take my CD player, I said I took some of my own ‘CD’s with which I am extremely familiar’, some recordings/music. Pressure Equalisers: Tall loudspeakers tend to suffer from resonances caused by unwanted pressure gradients. Such a silly statement. Q Acoustics Concept 500 loudspeakers have been awaited with a certain amount of trepidation. Why on earth was this done? ... Q Acoustics' Concept 500 loudspeakers would be the envy of almost any audio manufacturer. FEATURES 28mm soft-dome tweeter 2x 165mm mid/bass driver Quoted sensitivity: 90dB 1W/1m (6ohm) Distributor: Armour Home Electronics Telephone: 01279 501111 Website: qacoustics.co.uk They port at the back so it does take some time to find the best spot for sound. Dec 24, 2020 #65. o2so said: Q Acoustic’s Concept 500 is an outstanding first foray into high-end audio for the British brand. I personally don't. Cabinet Bracing: A method, known as P2P™ (Point to Point) bracing, supports the parts of the cabinet that need to be stiffened to deal with low frequency panel vibrations. Hi-Fi Corner. Designed to appeal to discerning audiophiles, the Concept 500 achieves a perfect balance between art and science. 2.) Concept 500 is the culmination of Q Acoustics continual evolution and refinement resulting in what we believe is sonic perfection; Designed to appeal to discerning audiophiles, the Concept 500 achieves a perfect balance between art and science. Product: Q Acoustics Concept 300 Price: £2,999 Origin: UK/China Type: Two-way standmount loudspeaker Weight: 14.5kg Dimensions: (WxHxD) 220 x 355 x 400mm. These are well designed speakers. In a white paper, Q Acoustics describes the four key aspects of the Concept 500's design in more depth than I have room for here. If you MUST have fashion (at the expense of sound quality) just buy the lowest priced Sonus Faber speakers instead, they will go well with your Gucci loafers. Build quality is great. (I listen to all music types including EDM, Metal, Classical, Organ music, etc.) Gelcore aims to produce some of the levels of inertness and rigidity that can be achieved in very high-end speakers, but at a more terrestrial price point. In this case, the in-room measurements shows a reinforcement at these frequencies and can be caused by the same reasons as described above. The jumpers can be used to configure the speaker for flat response or ±0.5dB in the treble. Summary - If you own Q acoustic 500 and you are happy then stick to it. British Sound at its Best! Pay now with address and payment details stored in your Amazon account. The drive-units are secured to the cabinet from the rear by being attached, under spring pressure, to the cross-braces. But this space is part of an open floor plan: one 21' side is almost entirely open, producing an acoustic space actually far larger than 16' by 21'. Stortford Hall Industrial Park, Dunmow Road, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire CN23 5GZ. Home / Q Acoustics / Q Acoustics Floor Standing Tower Speaker ₹ 409,900.00 (Pair) Key Features. The ubiquitous lower midrange/ upper bass dip. Q Acoustics has taken its proven (and acclaimed) driver technology from the Concept 500 floorstanding speaker and enhanced its performance to perfectly match the requirements of the Concept 300’s smaller cabinet. Against the back wall, several feet behind my listening seat, shelves filled with books, CDs, and videos rise from the floor almost to the ceiling. So we have 'narrow' speakers. 35.945 pr. A combination that resulted in a state-of-the-art loudspeaker worthy of any high-end system. The main reflection being the floor- "floor bounce cancellation" and the side walls. ... toward the rear helps ensure that they are set up correctly. It provides an illusion that the speaker is less deep than if it were all one color. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. hifinext.com Q Acoustics Concept 500 The Q Acoustics brand is so young that many remember the year of its birth – 2006. The Q Acoustics Concept 300 is a revolutionary loudspeaker. Designed to appeal to discerning audiophiles, the Concept 500 achieves a To ensure they perform at their best, standmount speakers should be placed on stands – at this level, it’s an absolute must. This area also accommodates the home-theater setup that I use for my work for our sister publication Sound & Vision, and includes two projection screens that I can fully retract when the main attraction is music. I think the best way to understand the difference is just to get as much experience as possible and listen to deepest depth. Q Acoustics Concept 500. Yet while the Concept 500 itself is relatively large—the biggest speaker Q Acoustics has ever made—those boxes were a little misleading. vic575 March 2, 2020, 8:35pm #1. Not because of the cabinet or the drivers or even the tripod stand, although that is radical from a design perspective. I drove the Concept 500s with a new Marantz AV8805 surround preamplifier-processor used in two-channel stereo mode, together with Outlaw Audio's new Model 7220 power amp, specified to output 220Wx7 into 8 ohms. The Concept 500 pairs point-to-point (P2P™) bracing to deal with low-frequency panel vibrations with Helmholtz Pressure Equalizers (HPE™) to balance out pressure irregularities. Looking at Q Acoustic 500 I can say that impedance/phase response does not promise any good advantages from these nice looking drivers. £4,794.00. Magnetically attached grilles are included. Previewed at the Munich High End show in May, this most advanced of Q-Acoustics loudspeakers is a culmination of work done by designer Karl Heinz Fink to build a high end speaker at a real world price, that being £3,599. Q calls this Helmholtz Pressure Equalization (HPE). 3.) It is a loudspeaker that is at once, stylish, contemporary, fine-sounding and astonishingly accurate. Q Acoustics have a very good, and well deserved, reputation for their cheaper speakers, where probably the expectations are lower. Concept 500 is the culmination of Q Acoustics continual evolution and refinement resulting in what we believe is sonic perfection, Designed to appeal to discerning audiophiles, the Concept 500 achieves a perfect balance between art and science. Please note, this service is not available in all areas. Všechny informace o produktu reproduktor Q Acoustics Q Concept 500, porovnání cen z internetových obchodů, hodnocení a recenze Q Acoustics Q Concept 500. Sometimes a clean, rectangular box with a nice veneer all the way around is the best. Concept 500 is the culmination of Q Acoustics continual evolution and refinement resulting in what we believe is sonic perfection. In a bid to support the speakers better, the futuristic-looking three-pronged prism … To reduce distortion, there are an aluminum inductance-compensation ring and a copper cap on the pole piece. This eliminates the typically conspicuous front fastening screws. Cabinet Walls: Constructed in three separate layers and filled under pressure with a non-setting gel, this damps the cabinet walls and converts higher frequency vibrations into heat. The High-end Concept 500 Floorstanding Speakers adopt advanced, innovative technologies to deliver pure audio excellence and a sensational sound stage. My outlets are only 15 amps, but that limitation was irrelevant for this review, for which I used only two channels. I recently went and had a fairly lengthy audition [with my own CD’s with which I am extremely familiar] of the Q Acoustics Concept 500 speakers. We’re sorry this finish is temporarily out of stock, other finishes available, Skip to the beginning of the images gallery, (W x H x D) incl. Designed to appeal to discerning audiophiles, the Concept 500 achieves a perfect balance between art and science. However, yet again, as so many manufacturers, they are obsessed with 'fashion'. These issues (baffle step and diffraction) are nearly always accounted for at least in part in the design of the crossover and baffle (the front panel of the speaker). This is the best response I've received so far. thewas Major Contributor. As for the near-field measurements (1.5 metres or 50", averaged across 30 degrees) of the Q-Acoustics 500, of which done by a man who knows how to properly measure loudspeakers in-room John Atkinson, the small dip in the midrange (~450hz) is most likely caused by the losses at those frequencies as a characteristic of the width of the baffle i.e "baffle step" and "baffle diffraction". FEATURES 1x 28mm soft dome tweeter 1x 165mm mid/bass driver Quoted sensitivity: 84dB/1W/1m (8ohm) Read the full review in April 2019 issue 448 In one of those, I do see the dip in the same place, and does your post answer my question about the typical appearance of this dip in the measurements? Specially designed Helmholtz Pressure Equalisers (HPE™) balance out these pressure irregularities. The Concept 500 has become such a model. The Concept 500 speakers achieve a perfect balance between art and science. To ensure they perform at their best, standmount speakers should be placed on stands – at this level, it’s an absolute must. To meet this spec with all seven channels driven, the Outlaw needs a 20 amp power line. Instead of a single layer of dense material – that can be very expensive – Gelcore suspends a layer of non-setting glue between at least two thinner layers of MDF. Dec 24, 2020 #65. o2so said: ... (having a five-inch mid-range and a tweeter) along with a sub-woofer (having at least a ten-inch driver) meet your requirements? Another component that allows for less vibration and coloration is the cabinet construction. This makes the new Concept 500 both room-friendly and an easy load to drive, allowing amplifiers to deliver their best performance. Designed to appeal to discerning audiophiles, the Concept 500 achieves a perfect balance between art and science. I’m a fan of Monitor Audio but more recently have been massively overwhelmed with the step up in quality on some of the Q Acoustics stuff. And as I said, many manufacturers do it. Q Acoustics P2P™ (Point to Point) bracing across the 3000i series supports the parts of the enclosure that need to be stiffened making the new enclosures exceptionally rigid, improving the focus of the stereo image and giving the soundstage more accuracy than ever before. Concept 500 is the culmination of Q Acoustics continual evolution and refinement resulting in what we believe is sonic perfection; Designed to appeal to discerning audiophiles, the Concept 500 achieves a perfect balance between art and science. Q Acoustics stuff, while, except for these, good value, are about as fashionable as Wal Mart trainers. BUY IN US/CANADA. Write article to hi-fi magazines. The Concept 500 is a two-way system employing a 1" soft-dome tweeter and two 6.5" mid/bass drivers, the three drivers arrayed in a vertical D'Appolito configuration: a column with the tweeter in the middle. Be the first to review this product ... Overview Register your email address to receive latest news, offers and updates from Q Acoustics. Also, though, models such as the AudioPhysic Virgo show that it's probably EASIER to achieve outstanding imaging and dispersion with a narrow baffle. Stick to the lower priced Q Acoustics speakers. High Frequency Driver: Mechanically decoupled mounting which effectively isolates the HF driver and speaker cabinet from reciprocal vibrations that would otherwise be transmitted between them. Concept 500 is the culmination of Q Acoustics continual evolution and refinement resulting in what we believe is sonic perfection; Designed to appeal to discerning audiophiles, the Concept 500 achieves a perfect balance between art and science. They easily compete with speakers in the AU$10-15k bracket. There's nothing "fashion" about these speakers at all. Sign Up for Our Newsletter: Subscribe. Design All in the name of 'fashion'. I went to demo some Concept 300’s at the weekend and in the sellers demo room (part of their home - solid floor with plenty of soft furnishings) they sounded brighter and more detailed than the 500’s. The JBL L100 Classic is in the same mould, though the deaign is different. Q Acoustics has taken its proven (and acclaimed) driver technology from the Concept 500 floorstanding speaker and enhanced its performance to perfectly match the requirements of the Concept 300’s smaller cabinet. It is a loudspeaker that is at once, stylish, contemporary, fine-sounding and astonishingly accurate. The Q Acoustics Concept 500 has all the makings of an outstanding speaker, most notably for its impressive implementation of the brand’s proprietary technologies. 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