Ahead of the curve
The new 5000 series from Q Acoustics is a range of stereo and home cinema loudspeakers that will recalibrate your perceptions of how a speaker can look and sound. By embodying genuine and significant advancement in driver design, the game-changing C3 Continuous Curved Cone™ mid/bass driver elevates the 5000 series beyond any nominal rival. By incorporating the innovative cabinet technology first deployed in the company’s flagship Concept range, the 5000 series is as uncompromised on the inside as it is sophisticated and contemporary on the outside.VIEW THE RANGE
Meet the 5000 series
Positioned between the latest highly acclaimed Concept models and the serial award-winning 3000i range, the 5000 series consists of the 5010 bookshelf speaker, 5020 standmount, 5040 floorstander, 5050 large floorstander and 5090 centre channel. Whether used in stereo or home cinema applications, the new 5000 series sets entirely new standards.VIEW THE RANGE
The new 5000 series of stereo and home cinema speakers from Q Acoustics sets a new benchmark in appearance and performance. By taking the class-leading cabinet construction technologies that help make the company’s acclaimed Concept range of loudspeakers so successful, and by introducing a wholly new, technologically innovative design in the hugely significant C3 Continuous Curved Cone™ mid/bass driver, Q Acoustics liberates flagship loudspeaker performance from an affordable and attainable range of loudspeakersVIEW THE RANGE
Sophisticated and contemporary design
The reductive nature of the C3 Continuous Curved Cone’s™ appearance is also reflected in the 5000 series minimalist design, with its sophisticated but contemporary lines leaning towards the elegant form of the latest Concept speaker series. The baffle fronts are laminated with a layer of butyl rubber and black acrylic trim, not only to provide a damping layer to suppress vibration occurring in the baffle, but to offer an eye-catching counterpoint to the cosmetically clean front presentation uninterrupted by any fixings.VIEW THE RANGE
All speaker models arrive in a choice of four modern but classic finishes that complement any living space, including the introduction of new stylish lighter wood finish. High-quality finishes include Satin Black, Satin White, Santos Rosewood and Holme Oak.VIEW THE RANGE
Alongside significant advancement in driver design, the 5000 series also inherits innovative cabinet
and acoustic technology from the company's flagship Concept range.
C3 Continuous Curved Cone™
A genuine advancement in elements of mid/bass driver design, the C3 Continuous Curved Cone™ profile is the result of extensive research and expert engineering to combine the bass performance benefits of a traditional straight conic cone with the high/mid-range frequency control of a flared cone.
By creating a single, smooth, continuous curve profile, the advantages are clear. Its excellent dispersion, alongside its well-controlled frequency response and reduced harmonic distortion, enables smoother integration with the tweeter. Deep bass dynamics are also superior, with this and tighter, damped low-end sound allowing more flexibility in in placement of speakers near the wall boundaries of the listening room.
Mid/bass driver design
At the heart of the ground-up mid/bass driver design is the C3 Continuous Curved Cone™. The cone’s geometry requires good motor strength for optimal performance. Substantial magnets are coupled to large voice coils to increase motor strength - the result is a 50% increase in power handling and control over a comparable driver with 25.4 mm voice coil. The result is an improvement in the dynamic range of the speaker, especially in the bass region.
High-frequency driver design
Based on the tweeter design principle found in the newest Concept series, the high frequency driver unit is hermetically sealed and mechanically isolated (floating) from the baffle to prevent internal pressure modulations from within the cabinet and adjacent mid/bass driver. The inner chamber is also carefully vented for lower distortion, with a lower crossover point for seamless integration through the crossover region.
P2P™ (Point to Point) bracing
Q Acoustics P2P™ (Point to Point) bracing used throughout the 5000 series supports the parts of the enclosure that need to be stiffened making the new enclosures exceptionally rigid, improving the focus of the stereo image and giving the soundstage more accuracy than ever before.
HPE™ (Helmholtz Pressure Equalizer)
HPE™ (Helmholtz Pressure Equalizer) technology designed to convert pressure to velocity and reduce the overall pressure gradient within the speaker enclosure, has been applied to the 5050 floorstanding speakers only to reduce cabinet resonance. This technology is perfect for taller loudspeakers that tend to resonate at a single favoured frequency.