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New Q Acoustics "Q Active" speaker range launched

New Q Acoustics "Q Active" speaker range launched

An entire high-resolution wireless audio system, delivering uncompromised hi-fi sound that fits conveniently and seamlessly into your lifestyle.

Q Active excels in three key areas.

Versatile. Sound. Design.

And, of course, Q Active represents the sort of prodigious value for money every listener expects from Q Acoustics.

Introducing the Q Active 200 and Q Active 400* from Q Acoustics.

* Available 2021

Versatile.Sound.Design.

Bring your audio past and present into the future.

Q Active 200 with turntable and hub

Wireless Connectivity

Each Q Active system includes connectivity for Bluetooth® 4.1, Apple AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect and UPnP. Q Active is also Roon Ready. The hub comes in two variants, Google “Chromecast built-in” or Amazon “Works with Alexa” enabled†.

In addition, Q Active is designed to support your favourite streaming service’s native app - which means simple, straightforward access to the entire planet’s music. Q Active works with Amazon Music, Apple Music, Deezer, Qobuz, Spotify and Tidal.

Streaming Options

Q Active Control Hub

Available as a ‘Chromecast Built-In’ OR ‘Works with Alexa’ hub*.

Q Active’s hub is the heart of the system and also supports physical formats and converts them into a high resolutions 24bit/96kHz digital file. The hub then streams this high-resolution audio file to the speakers – so any format you want to listen to can be dealt with wirelessly by your Q Active system. Which means high-quality wireless audio performance no matter the source of your music.

* Alexa enabled available 2021.

Q Active hub
 
 
 
 
 

Ethernet
Ethernet connectivity provides the option for a robust wired internet connection to Q Active.

Multiroom Audio Integration

Whether you choose Google “Chromecast built-in”, Amazon “Works with Alexa” Multiroom Music, Apple Airplay2 or Roon to organise your multiroom music system, Q Active can be seamlessly integrated into it.

So, no matter if you want the same song playing all over your home, or different music in different zones, or if you simply want your music to follow you as you move around your home, Q Active can be part of your experience.

Q Active 400 with TV

 

Q Active Hub with remote

Your Choice Of Control

As well as your choice of Google “Chromecast built-in”, Amazon “Works with Alexa” or Apple Siri voice control, Q Active can also be controlled using the app of your favourite streaming service. Or if the TV plugged into the HDMI ARC socket on the control hub is CEC-equipped, use the TV’s remote to control functions like ‘volume’ and ‘standby’. Alternatively use the cabinet mounted volume control features on each Q Active speaker.

Stunning High Resolution Sound

Audio can be described as ‘high resolution’ if it consists of a digital audio format of greater than the CD-standard 16bit/44.1kHz. Q Active can support wireless streaming with a maximum source resolution of 32bit/192kHz, whether from its control hub via a smartphone or tablet.

This means any source plugged into the hub will be converted to an information-rich 24bit/96kHz digital format before it’s streamed to the Q Active speakers, and the top tier of any high-resolution music streaming service will be streamed at this resolution too.

The result of all this painstaking and uncompromised engineering is extraordinary musical accuracy and amazing audio quality. Q Active delivers a sonic performance way beyond its price.

 

Unboxing of the Q Active Speakers

Q Active 200

Q Active Specifications

Q Active 200 - Q Active Hub

Acoustics
Enclosure type Reflex (ported)
Full range driver 2 x BMR 58mm (2.25in)
Subwoofer (high excursion) 1 x 114mm (4.5in)
Crossover frequency 150Hz
System frequency response (free boundary) 46Hz to 20kHz (-6dB)
Power (per speaker)
Continuous power 100W
Peak power 280W
Power requirement
Voltage range 100 - 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Weight and dimensions
Un-boxed weight (per speaker) 7.5kg
Dimensions (per speaker) H x W x D 284 x 170 x 290mm (11.2 x 6.7 x 11.4in)
Dimensions on stand H x W x D 922 x 286 x 338mm (36.3 x 11.3 x 13.3in)
Wireless connectivity
Hi-Res Wireless Link frequency 5.8GHz
Audio playback
Sample frequency 96kHz
Bit depth 24bits
Max Source Resolution 32bit/192kHz

* Available 2021

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