Q Acoustics has introduced a brand new speaker system within the M20 HD wi-fi music system, which it claims delivers “gorgeous wi-fi high-resolution stereo audio”.
It’s a declare we’ve heard loads of occasions, however this model has extra advantage than most others. Q Acoustics has been delivering high quality audio system for 15 years, the final one we reviewed within the Q Lively 200 we awarded 4.5 stars.
Priced at £399 / €499 / $599, the Q Acoustic M20 options Q Acoustics’ award-winning P2P (Level to Level) cupboard bracing an two-way speaker system to ship on its claims of a class-leading wi-fi sound expertise.
It bears assist for aptX-HD, which permits for higher-resolution audio – as much as 24-bit/48kHz – to be piped via the system. Its vary of connections, which incorporates Bluetooth 5.0, optical and minijack, means it may be used with a wide range of sources together with TVs, turntables, sport consoles, CD gamers, moveable music gamers and set-top containers.
Hook it as much as a pc through the USB port, and the M20 can pump out hi-res audio at even larger high quality music, with assist for audio recordsdata as much as 24bit/192kHz.
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However what good are all these specs if it’s not backed up by a sound listening expertise? The M20 HD wi-fi system options ‘superior’ driver know-how designed to supply low-distortion audio that’s exact but additionally extremely immersive. Don’t confuse ‘immersive’ for Dolby Atmos although, as that is strictly a stereo affair.
The audio system are powered by a built-in amplifier that gives 130W of energy, with a decoupled 22mm tweeter to minimise inner vibrations that would have an effect on the sound, with a 125mm mid/bass driver and rear-firing reflex port in each audio system to ship a balanced and highly effective sound. In accordance with Q Acoustics, the M20 ship low-frequencies which can be each deep and nuanced, with highs rendered crisply and a midrange full of knowledge.
The M20 additionally incorporates Q Acoustics’ Level to Level inner bracing that stiffens elements of enclosure to improved the main target of stereo picture to supply a soundstage with extra accuracy. The curvature of the grille are designed that solution to disperse any reflections from adversely affecting the tweeter.
Both speaker can perform because the left or proper channel, it borrows one other trick from the Q Lively system with its EQ swap that informs the system whether or not it’s positioned in a nook, subsequent to a wall and freestanding, permitting its digital sound processing to optimise the speaker’s efficiency. Stands and wall-brackets can be found individually.
The Q Acoustics M20 HD wi-fi music system is on the market to buy in August from the Q Acoustics’ web site and native unbiased sellers. It’s priced at £399 / €499 / $599.