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KEF Q950 vs JBL Arena 180 Comparison

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Brand and Model Specifications

Information about the brand, model release date.

ModelQ950Arena 180
Release Date20172015
What Hi-Fi? Rating - -
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Technical Specs

Technical characteristics of the speakers.

Amplification TypePassivePassive
Crossover Type2½-way2-Way
Enclosure typeBass ReflexBass Reflex
Frequency Range (+/-3 dB)[Hz]44 - 2800039 - 40000
Frequency Range (-6dB)[Hz]--
Maximum SPL [dB]--
Sensitivity (2,83 V/1 m)[dB]9188
Nominal Impedance (Ohms)88
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion)--
Recommended Amplifier Power [W]15-20020-225
Crossover Frequency [Hz]22002100
Bass Reflex Tuning Frequency [Hz]--
Driver Units

Tweeter: 200mm (8in.) aluminium Uni-Q
38mm (1.5in.)vented aluminium dome HF
Mid/Bass Drivers: 200mm (8in.) aluminium LF
2 x 200mm (8in.)aluminium ABR

Tweeter: 1-inch (25mm) soft dome tweeter
Mid/Bass Drivers: 2x 7-inch (178mm) high-output polycellulose woofers

InputsSingle WireSingle Wire
Magnetic ShieldingNoNo

Placements and Distances

Where and how to put them.

Form FactorFloorFloor
Distance from Wall [cm]1515

Dimensions and Weight

Physical characteristics of the speakers (without stands).

Length~9.60 in
~243.84 mm
~24.38 cm
~8.54 in
~216.92 mm
~21.69 cm
Width~12.91 in
~327.91 mm
~32.79 cm
~12.36 in
~313.94 mm
~31.39 cm
Height~41.81 in
~1061.97 mm
~106.2 cm
~42.75 in
~1085.85 mm
~108.59 cm
Weight (Single Speaker)~45.4 lb
~20593.09 g
~20.59 kg
~33.6 lb
~15240.7 g
~15.24 kg
Shipping Weight~57 lb
~25854.77 g
~25.85 kg
~42 lb
~19050.88 g
~19.05 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Satin white
  • Satin black
  • Walnut
  • Black
  • White

  • 1 x JBL Arena 180
  • 1 x Owner’s Manual
  • 4 x Carpet Spikes
Detachable GrillesYesNo

Price and Warranty

Satisfaction is (not) guaranteed.

Warranty5 Years1 Year
Amazon Price


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