Q-Acoustics 2020i Speakers (Pair)
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A medium sized bookshelf design that exudes quality. The beautifully finished, low resonance cabinet encapsulates the 25mm ferro-fluid cooled tweeter and precision engineered 125mm bass driver to produce a speaker with extended bass, an open mid-range, astonishing transient response and exceptional high frequency clarity. The 2000ST or 2000WB allow the 2020 to be stand or wall mounted.
"...The original was good, but the ‘i’ modifications make it something of a star"
Unfussy with positioning
Cosmetically, there’s a new baffle moulding.
These are unfussy speakers. Despite a rear-firing port, they sound quite comfortable close to a rear wall. But if you can give them a little room to breathe you’ll get even better results. Use some solid stands too – Soundstyle’s Z2s are a good choice for these speakers.
How do the 2020is sound? In short, excellent. They retain the friendly, refined nature of the originals, but add a serious dose of extra bite to the proceedings.
These standmounters aren’t fussy about musical genre either. They sound as happy delivering the large-scale majesty of Holst’s Jupiter as they do charging along to The White Stripes’ Seven Nation Army.
As far as updates go, then, this one is wholly successful, the 2020is are good enough to stand toe to toe with the very best at this price level.
- Enclosure type: 2-way reflex
- New Baffle Moulding
- Bass Unit: 125mm
- Treble Unit: 25mm
- Frequency Response: 64Hz - 22kHz
- Nominal Impedance: 6ohm
- Minimum Impedance: 4ohm
- Sensitivity: 88dB
- Recommended Power: 25 - 75w
- Crossover Frequency: 2.9kHz
- Dimensions H/D/W mm: 264.5 x 278 x 170
- Weight: 5.0kg