Q. Which receiver or amplifier works best with Q Acoustics loudspeakers?
Q Acoustics loudspeakers will produce great sound when matched with any good quality amplifier or receiver.
There are a great number of very good
amplifiers available today and we cannot be familiar with them all. Some of the
brands we respect and have used in demonstrations are Cambridge Audio, Denon, Marantz and Arcam. Just check that their power
capability is compatible with our recommendation for the loudspeakers you're wanting to use.
AV Receivers specifications tend to read as if they have more power
capability than they actually have, as they often quote power output
with only one or two channels running, rather than all 5 or 7 or more. As a
general rule, it's better for a loudspeaker to be driven by a high powered
amplifier used responsibly, rather than a low powered amplifier
Q. What does the "program" part of the "Power Handling (program)" specification mean?
Answer: As an example, if the speakers are rated 15-60W, if you play music with a 60W amp flat out (as long as it is not clipping) the speaker in question will handle it, but if you put a continuous sine wave at 60W through them, they wouldn’t. The ...
Q. What happens if the amplifier rating is less/more than the power handling of the attached loudspeaker?
Answer: It is possible to damage loudspeakers with any amplifier, high or low power, if you really want to. Naturally this should be avoided; a higher power amplifier should be OK, but please be sensible. A good rule is; if it sounds distorted, then ...
Q Install - Q. Which Q Acoustics speakers can be used for Dolby Atmos height channels?
Answer: Q Install Performance speakers are just right for Dolby Atmos, The dimension of height & hearing sounds coming from above you is key to the multidimensional Dolby Atmos experience, and although we don’t support the concept of upward firing ...
Q. Are the smaller Q Acoustics loudspeakers as good as large ones?
Yes. All the Q Acousticsloudspeakers within each series have the same sound characteristic. For example; the 3010, 3020 bookshelf and 3050 tower loudspeakers have the same tonal balance, but the power handling and bass extension increases as you go ...
Q. Will the loudspeakers I use for my new home theatre system sound good when listening to music?
Answer: Most definitely, yes! All Q Acoustics loudspeakers are simply designed to be great loudspeakers, which means that they produce outstanding results for both music and home theatre.