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Q ACOUSTICSCONCEPT 20Black Speakers Per Pair

  • With What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision magazine's over 35 years experience in the industry it's easy to see why a What Hi-Fi? Award is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed upon a product.
  • You can use bi-wire cable with these speakers for a more precise sound. Even if you don't use this straight away, it gives the option of an easy upgrade along the line.
  • To ensure smooth, reliable and safe operation, make sure the resistance of your speaker, measured in ohms, is above the minimum quoted by your amplifier.
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  • What Hi-Fi? magazine is the world's leading independent guide to home entertainment products. Any product they award with a 5 star rating is instantly marked out as one of the best around..
With What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision magazine's over 35 years experience in the industry it's easy to see why a What Hi-Fi? Award is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed upon a product.
You can use bi-wire cable with these speakers for a more precise sound. Even if you don't use this straight away, it gives the option of an easy upgrade along the line.
To ensure smooth, reliable and safe operation, make sure the resistance of your speaker, measured in ohms, is above the minimum quoted by your amplifier.
What Hi-Fi? magazine is the world's leading independent guide to home entertainment products. Any product they award with a 5 star rating is instantly marked out as one of the best around..

(For more features refer to the specification table below.)

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"Looking for a top-quality sub-£500 standmount speaker? Ignore this one at your peril." - What Hi-Fi Sound & Vision magazine.

REVOLUTIONARY CABINET DESIGN


Key to the ecstatic reviews of the Q Acoustics Concept 20 speakers is the cabinet design. Unlike any other design, anywhere near this price point, the Concept 20 speakers uses a unique cabinet isolation design. Effectively, the Concept 20 speaker offers a cabinet within a cabinet, separated by a special resonance cancelling compound called Gelcore. This construction style of cabinet massively reduces the resonance or 'voice' of the cabinet, meaning you get far less distortion. Proved to work by laser measurement, the Concept 20 simply sounds clearer, more natural and a whole lot more expensive than its price tag would suggest.

SMOOTH TREBLE RESPONSE

Matching up to such an impressive cabinet is no easy feat, but the driver units don't let the side down. The soft dome tweeter has a smooth and refined sound that, although detailed, never becomes harsh. The tweeter unit is also decoupled from the rest of the cabinet, meaning that it isn't affected by vibration from the bass woofer unit - yet another impressive touch at this price.

CONSISTENT BASS

The bass unit may be small, but its long-throw design also offers up a surprising amount of power for its size. What's more, it's the quality of the bass content that's hard to fault. Precisely timed, textured and consistent, the bass and mid-range response are truthful to the sound at all times.

STYLISH DESIGN

Big enough to fill a room with sound but small enough not to overwhelm it, the Concept 20s are ideally judged speakers. With their rounded corners they further soften their visual impact in your home. Choose between gloss white or gloss black for the perfect match.

Once in a while a hi-fi product comes along that redefines the class standard. The Concept 20 is just that product. If you're looking for speakers around this price, the Concept 20s simply have to be heard!

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Connections
Connection Features
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Bi-wireable
Are they bi-wirable? Separate earthing for bass and treble - when used with bi-wirable cable gives a more precise sound
Yes
General
General Features
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Magnetically Shielded
Are they magnetically shielded? Allows speaker to be placed near a CRT TV/Monitor or sensitive magnetically stored data without the risk of damage.
Yes
Sensitivity (dB)
The higher the figure the easier it is to drive - meaning that a less powerful amp may be used
88
Impedance (ohms)
Resistance. A standard figure is 8 ohm. Figure halves when doubling the number of speakers
6
Power Rating (Watts)
Maximum power output long term/short term (RMS)
75
Dimensions
Size of speaker cabinet excluding any feet or binding posts (H x W x D) mm.
260 x 170 x 280
Weight
Weight of each speaker in KG.
5.6
Black
Does this speaker come in a black finish?
Yes
Wood
Does this speaker come in a wood or wood style finish?
No
Other Colours
Does the speaker have another coloured finish?
No
Freq Response (Hz)
The lower the first figure the deeper the bass should be
64 - 22,000
Award Winning Speaker/Subwoofer
Yes
Rated 5 out of 5áby 6 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5áby Excellent speakers. After I retired I decided to update my Marantz amp, Pioneer CD player and Tannoy speakers for the Marantz 6005 amp and CD player and the Concepts. At first the Concepts were ok but I wondered if I had been rash on my splurge; but by the second and following days they opened up and I could really understand what the raves were all about. Whereas my bigger speakers were great at higher volumes when the mid range, bass and treble equalised, the Concepts are fantastic at all levels. The bass may not be as big as the Tannoys but it is more than adequate and far superior in quality. I am able to pick out individual notes without them resonating into each other. Up the volume and it's wow! I am now listening to my old CDs afresh and even liking the songs I didn't care for earlier. I bought them without a studio hearing but am more than happy with my purchases. Besides, I did get a good deal on the package and excellent service from Richer Sounds. 29 January 2015
Rated 5 out of 5áby Brilliant speakers These get better and better. I've owned a pair with matching stands for 6 months and they continue to amaze me. In fact, they seem to improve more over time and I can't think of any reason to upgrade right now. The bass, though not ultra-deep, is beautifully defined and the soundstage is wide and totally immersive. Take care with positioning and you'll be rewarded with a punchy, balanced, well-defined and non-fatiguing sound. Highly recommended! 12 December 2014
Rated 5 out of 5áby Excellent These speakers have great clarity, you can really hear each strand of the music. They have great rhythm and timing. They are better than more expensive speakers. Compact yes, that's a benefit. Lack of bass, no way its clear foot tapping bass as opposed to muddy bass which some bigger speakers deliver. 20 January 2015
Rated 5 out of 5áby Just keep getting better When I first set these up, I thought they were good, but couldn't quite understand what all the excitement was about. However I took care to run them in for 48hrs at a moderate volume and they got better and better and now I can truly hear why the have been raved about. The detail and separation across the spectrum is remarkable for a ú350 pair of speakers, from plenty of clear, un-muddled bass to bright but not harsh top end. I don't have room for the stands, so I have had to place mine on window sills, Originally I used Foculpods, but to further improve the mechanical isolation, I swapped these for a set of Auralex Mopads which have made a big difference. 24 August 2014
Rated 5 out of 5áby Fantastic Product- Excellent Sound I heard these speakers when I went in to purchase my CA 651A amp - they sounded excellent in the demo room I looked at the 2020i 's and they sounded excellent but these bad boys although quite a bit more are nothing bar fantastic, nothing in that price range came anywhere near them. Don't be put off by the small size or the big price - have a listen and decide for yourself- quality sound in a small package 25 July 2014
Rated 5 out of 5áby Detailed, intricate, punchy Really glad I tested these. They are just what I was after. I predominantly listen to jazz and house, and yet, I like my music detailed and intricate and smooth. These speakers deliver for my budget. Plus they look pretty cool. If you like a massive, sickly punch of bass thump for your house music these ARE NOT for you, consider the Ikon Dali 3, but if you want to hear detail in every sample, trumpet and snare and not break the bank, then give them a demo. (I tried them on Cambridge Audio 651). Like the 2020i but more refined. Recommended. 07 September 2014
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