Kef Q550 - 20% Trade in Available

Q Series has long delighted music lovers and audiophiles with outstanding sound quality and innovative design.
Manufacturer: KEF
Availability: In stock
Manufacturer part number: Q550
GTIN: 00637203215667
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£799.00

20% Trade in Available on the full KEF Q Series range. Trade in any old speaker and get a 20% saving. Call us on 0208 930 9933 for details. 

One of the life's pleasures is to experience the intensity of an outstanding recorded performance in your own space. Q Series speakers by KEF bring you that pleasure in natural, accurate high-resolution sound. 

First introduced in 1991, the multiple award-winning Q Series has long delighted music lovers and audiophiles with outstanding sound quality and innovative design. The Q Series, now in its 8th iteration, brings high resolution sound with more depth and more clarity.

Q550 is the smallest size among the Q Series floorstanders. Featuring the KEF signature Uni-Q driver array paired with a 130mm (5.25 inch) aluminium bass driver and two matching ABRs, Q550 delivers a phenomenal audiophile performance with clarity and more controlled bass.

  • Specifications
MODEL Q550
DESIGN Two and a half-way bass reflex
DRIVE UNITS 130mm (5.25in.) aluminium Uni-Q
25mm (1in.)vented aluminium dome HF
130mm (5.25in.) aluminium LF
2 x 130mm (5.25in.)aluminium ABR
FREQUENCY RANGE FREE FIELD 45Hz (-6dB)
FREQUENCY RESPONSE 58Hz-28kHz (±3dB)
CROSSOVER FREQUENCIES 2.5kHz
MAXIMUM OUTPUT 110dB
AMPLIFIER REQUIREMENTS 15-130W
SENSITIVITY 87dB (2.83V/1m)
NOMINAL IMPEDANCE 8 Ohms (min.3.5 Ohms)
DIMENSIONS H x W x D: 
873 x 180 x 278 mm
926 x 299 x 310 mm (with Plinth)
WEIGHT 14.5kg (32 lbs)
 

At the heart of the evolved Q Series is the Uni-Q driver array. The signature innovation places the tweeter in the acoustic centre of the midrange and bass cone, bringing the acoustic ideal of a single point source closer than ever to realisation. The result is a more detailed, accurate three-dimensional sound image, which is dispersed more evenly throughout the room than is possible with any conventional speaker. Uni-Q's ultra-wide dispersion is further enhanced through KEF's 'tangerine' waveguide over the tweeter dome.

 

Beefier LF drivers and ABRs

 

Low-frequency (LF) drivers now have a larger roll surround, along with a new suspension to produce cleaner bass at high volumes. A new cone structure improves midrange clarity, and an enhanced Auxiliary Bass Radiator (ABR) with a new surround and rear suspension delivers better controlled and more impressive bass.

 

New system design

The closed box midrange cabinet design reduces the load on the Uni-Q midrange cone, increasing clarity and detail while delivering cleaner, punchier bass. Midrange clarity is enhanced again through improvements to the mid-bass driver that allowed the DC blocking capacitor to be eliminated. Its removal also created a more natural bass roll-off between the drivers.

CFD-designed port

Featuring a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) port design with the port repositioned to the rear of the speaker, clarity is improved by reducing the audibility of the midrange leakage through the port.

 

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