Reviewed on 16th November 2017 Q Acoustics leaves its budget roots to challenge the high-end establishment. The Q Acoustics brand has been a major success story. The company is barely a decade old, but in that time it has delivered a series of class-leading and affordable products that have garnered plenty of What Hi-Fi? Awards. But it seems that is no longer sufficient - the brand is targeting an expansion into the high-end market. The Concept 500 floorstanders are its initial

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Mark Fleischmann  |  Aug 3, 2017 Tube amps. Mono pressings. And now, 5.1? Has bedrock surround sound indeed joined the ranks of retro audio technologies? Surround receivers beyond the most entry level nearly always have more than five channels (though their uses vary), while Dolby Atmos and DTS:X have made seven (5.1.2) the new minimum system configuration. What happens when you go in the other direction? The flood of 5.1 speaker sets that I used to review

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by Verity Burns | 28th November 2016  The £3600 premium floorstanders are a departure from the rest of the brand's more affordable line up, and offer new drivers and cabinet improvements. After previewing it quietly at the Munich Show earlier this year, Q Acoustics has officially announced its first high-end loudspeaker, the Concept 500. They will cost £3600 a pair. That’s some move away from the company’s previously more budget focus – and it's a

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by John Archer | December 22, 2016 from Techradar. At first glance, the Q Acoustics M4 soundbar doesn’t exactly look like the stuff of home entertainment dreams: It lacks the glamorous design of many of its 2016 rivals. It only manages a 2.1 speaker count at a time when we’re starting to see soundbars now offering 10 channels and Dolby Atmos decoding. There’s not an HDMI input/loop through in sight. Plus, it marks British hi-fi brand

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Packing a lot into a small space for a low price, Paul Rigby reviews the Q Acoustics Concept 20 speakers by Paul Rigby | 30 Oct 2016 Q Acoustics have a well deserved reputation for creating value for money designs. Partly because they save money by not owning their own top quality research and development facilities; instead they partner with Fink Audio Consulting, who have those state-of-the-art facilities. Hence, the company gets the expertise it

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