Q Acoustics Concept 500 speaker


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The Concept 500 speaker from Q Acoustics. Powerful and dynamic, advanced and innovative technologies combine to deliver with one goal; pure audio excellence.

Designed to appeal to discerning audiophiles, the Concept 500 achieves a perfect balance between art and science. It is a loudspeaker that is at once, stylish, contemporary, fine-sounding and astonishingly accurate. It couples low directivity with wide bandwidth, good sensitivity and sensible impedance. This makes the Concept 500 both room-friendly and an easy load to drive, allowing amplifiers to deliver their best performance.

To create a stereo soundstage which gives as good an impression of width, depth and height as that found in a live performance requires high quality drive units, a well designed crossover and an accurately constructed cabinet. To achieve this, Q Acoustics formed a truly talented team with many years of experience in the design, engineering and manufacture of world-class loudspeakers. A combination that resulted in a state-of-the-art loudspeaker worthy of any high-end system.

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  • Point to Point cabinet bracing provides optimum stiffness and hence reduced panel vibrations
  • A carefully designed crossover utilising high grade components feeds each drive unit free from introduced noise or distortion
  • A Dual Gelcore cabinet damps the cabinet walls and converts higher frequency vibrations into harmless heat
  • A mechanically decoupled HF driver, provides effective isolation of delicate high frequency sounds
  • Large diameter voice coils enhance the ‘grunt’ from the the mid/bass drivers
  • Specially designed Helmholtz Pressure Equalisers (HPE™) balance out any pressure irregularities commonly found within tall loudspeakers.
  • Five stunning finishes options give these speakers a true sense of quality and ensure that they fit perfectly into your listening environment

Expert Reviews

Not only do we like this speaker, those in the know like it too.  Here’s what they have to say:

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The Sound Advocate 2023 Even if the cost were far higher, this speaker’s depth of expertise across the board would still be astounding. https://www.thesoundadvocate.com/2023/03/q-acoustics-concept-500-loudspeaker-review/
Stereophile 2019 …once they’ve entered your listening room, they’ll never leave https://www.stereophile.com/content/q-acoustics-concept-500-loudspeaker
Trusted Reviews 2018 5*  Despite their high price, the Concept 500 are one of hi-fi’s greatest bargains. https://www.trustedreviews.com/reviews/q-acoustics-concept-500
What HIFI? 2017 5*  The Concept 500s prove Q Acoustics can compete at all levels. They’re superb speakers for the money. https://www.whathifi.com/q-acoustics/concept-500/review
HIFI Choice 2017 Editor’s Choice…should be top of any shortlist if you’re looking to spend £4k on a floorstander. https://www.hifichoicemag.com/content/q-acoustics-concept-500-floorstanding-speakers
AV Forums 2017 Reference Status…an excellent all round performer in every way. https://www.avforums.com/review/q-acoustics-concept-500-hifi-speaker-review.13662
The ear 2017 5* …I don’t often get products that I desperately want to keep hold of but this is one of them. http://www.the-ear.net/review-hardware/q-acoustics-concept-500-floorstanding-loudspeaker

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