Q Acoustics introduces 5000 collection

Q Acoustics has begun the roll-out of its new 5000 collection that includes the introduction of its C3 Continuous Curved Cone profile within the mid/bass driver. The collection additionally inherits cupboard and driver tech from the flagship Concept vary and the corporate says it’s positioned between the 3000i and Concept collection. The new vary consists of the 5010 bookshelf, 5020 standmount, 5040 and 5050 floorstanders and 5090 centre for residence cinema setups.

The C3 (pronounced ‘C-cubed’) Continuous Curved Cone design within the mid/bass driver is claimed to supply smoother high-frequency integration with the tweeter and superior bass dynamics whereas the darkish acrylic baffle motif mirrors the minimalist C3 Continuous Curved Cone profile. Taken from the Concept collection, it has a brand new housing with the high-frequency driver hermetically sealed and mechanically remoted from the entrance baffle to guard from inner strain and resonances from the mid/bass driver. Point-2-Point bracing stiffens the cupboard to minimise decrease frequency vibrations, whereas focusing stereo imaging and enhancing soundstage. Helmholtz strain equalisers are used to cut back inner strain and standing waves within the floorstanders.

The baffle fronts are laminated with butyl rubber and black acrylic trim to supply a damping layer to suppress vibration occurring within the baffle and all fashions can be found in Satin Black, Satin White, Santos Rosewood and Holme Oak finishes.

The 5040 and 5050 floorstanders include strong aluminium stabilisers that function high adjustable spikes for levelling adjustment, whereas low-profile speaker terminals present a tidy look, enabling the cupboard to be positioned nearer to the again wall if required.

The 5010 bookshelf speaker prices £500 and pairs a 25mm tweeter with a 110mm mid/bass driver to supply a claimed sensitivity of 86.3dB into 6ohm masses. Its dimensions are 160 x 264 x 263mm (WxHxD) and every cupboard weighs 5.6kg. The 5020 will increase the dimensions of the mid/bass driver to 125mm, leading to 87.9dB sensitivity (6ohm). The bigger cupboard is 180 x 284 x 293mm (WxHxD) and each weighs 7kg. It prices £600.

The 5040 is the smaller of the floorstanding choices and combines a 25mm tweeter with two 125mm mid/bass drivers for a claimed sensitivity of 91.5dB (6ohm). It measures 361 x 967 x 293mm (WxHxD together with spikes and stabiliser), every cupboard weighs 18kg and it prices £1,000. Finally, the bigger 5050 is because of be launched later within the 12 months. Prices, availability and specs are nonetheless to be confirmed, however it’s anticipated to have the identical tweeter as its siblings alongside two 150mm mid/bass drivers.

An array of equipment can also be accessible. The 3000FSi floorstands for the 5010 or 5020 standmounts are available a white or black end priced £175, whereas single WB75 wall brackets for the 5020 (additionally in a white or black end) are priced £60 every. The 3000WB wall bracket (single) for the 5010 is available in a white or black end, priced £22 every. See the June 2023 concern for our world unique overview.

Available to purchase now, you could find out extra about Q Acoustics’ new 5000 collection right here.

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