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JBL Arena 180 vs KEF Q950 Comparison

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Brand and Model Specifications

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Manufacturer JBL KEF
Model Arena 180 Q950
Release Date 2015 2017
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Technical Specs

Technical characteristics of the speakers.

Amplification Type Passive Passive
Crossover Type 2-Way 2½-way
Enclosure type Bass Reflex Bass Reflex
Frequency Range (+/-3 dB)[Hz] 39 - 40000 44 - 28000
Frequency Range (-6dB)[Hz] - -
Maximum SPL [dB] - -
Sensitivity (2,83 V/1 m)[dB] 88 91
Nominal Impedance (Ohms) 8 8
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) - -
Recommended Amplifier Power [W] 20-225 15-200
Crossover Frequency [Hz] 2100 2200
Bass Reflex Tuning Frequency [Hz] - -
Driver Units

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

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

Connectivity Wired Wired
Inputs Single Wire Single Wire
Outputs - -
Magnetic Shielding No No

Placements and Distances

Where and how to put them.

Form Factor Floor Floor
Distance from Wall [cm] 15 15

Dimensions and Weight

Physical characteristics of the speakers (without stands).

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

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Black
  • White
  • Satin white
  • Satin black
  • Walnut
  • 1 x JBL Arena 180
  • 1 x Owner’s Manual
  • 4 x Carpet Spikes

Detachable Grilles No Yes

Price and Warranty

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Warranty 1 Year 5 Years
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