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Q750's are an incredibly neutral sounding speaker with a hint of resolution, more-so(neutral) than the Q350, Q150, LS50.

So depending on your needs/wants/preference they maybe a perfect fit. I can tell you i absolutely love mine.

https://www.soundstagehifi.com/index...0-loudspeakers

They do need a good amount of power(100w+) to shine/open up though. Bass gets really impressive if you're feeding it 140w+ with an amp/receiver that can easily push 3-4 ohms.
Thanks for the link.....I had actually just read that review yesterday and it was the one that put me in the mindset of this model. I just picked up the new Denon AVR-X2600H a couple of weeks ago so I "should" be just at the required power to make the Q750 shine. I appreciate the info from a real-world Q750 owner. Just what I needed!
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I was glad to see @macgallant had weighed-in on this.

I'll add that I've heard the DT Mythos and you're in for a treat. Much more robust speaker overall, and the 1st thing you might notice is the profoundly fuller mid-bass on-up to more refined treble response.
Exactly what I was thinking and hoping for regarding the improvement from the Mythos. Once I pull the trigger on the Q750's, I'll be sure and update this with my results. Thanks for the info.
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Exactly what I was thinking and hoping for regarding the improvement from the Mythos. Once I pull the trigger on the Q750's, I'll be sure and update this with my results. Thanks for the info.
BTW, when that glowing review was written KEF had not yet announced what they now offer...walnut finish with dark drivers. And it is truly striking to look at!

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BTW, when that glowing review was written KEF had not yet announced what they now offer...walnut finish with dark drivers. And it is truly striking to look at!

https://us.kef.com/q750-floorstanding-speaker.html
Ah, yes. Have you seen the walnut in person? I meant to ask if @macgallant or anyone has a walnut finished pair. It looks great in pictures.
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Ah, yes. Have you seen the walnut in person? I meant to ask if @macgallant or anyone has a walnut finished pair. It looks great in pictures.
Yes, I have! My dealer (Audio Video Therapy of Nashua NH) is a KEF Elite dealer and has them in walnut.

It is absolutely gorgeous, and looks exactly like those photos.

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Sound like the guy is trying hard to make things confusing. And succeeding. Consider this from the article.

"Typically, the closer to the wall your loudspeakers are the more the bass response is affected. Except when the opposite it true. "

Ordinarily, I would expect the writer to follow the above statements with an explanation as to when the first statement will be true and when the second. But no. Not this writer.

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Do you think the LS50's are better sounding than the Q100's? I am still thinking something better for front stereo. Would two Q200C's for front L/R be an option? Q200C is not rear ported??
No question. Not even a contest. LS50 are audiophile speakers with superior clarity. No Q series speaker comes even close.

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It's time I upgrade from my roughly 15 year old DefTech Mythos 1 front speakers. I'm considering the KEF Q750 as these are well reviewed and also will put a pair of Q50a to take advantage of Atmos. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to listen to either model yet. I've been happy with the Mythos whilst having in the back of my mind that they are just not at the sound quality level I desire. (Raising 3 kids and having 2 still in college out of state kind of tighten's the budget ) But, I want something that takes things up a notch with regards to sound quality. We mainly watch movies. And for the low-end of things, my SVS sub is still more than sufficient going forward.



How would you think the Q750 would increase my happiness over the Mythos? I feel like it's a good enough improvement but need some opinions to help nudge me in the decision process.
If you don't listen to music or movies at a very high volume or don't have a very large room, please consider a better quality speaker like R series or LS50. It will improve the sound quality much better than any Q series speaker.

Tower speakers are essential if you are not using a sub. But with a sub, a better quality smaller speaker may provide better sound.


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Try taking the back pads off the Q650C and it might do the trick. Q650C should have shipped with them.
What do they look like? I don't think mine shipped with them. The only thing that came with them are these tiny rubber pads that have adhesive on the back.
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What do they look like? I don't think mine shipped with them. The only thing that came with them are these tiny rubber pads that have adhesive on the back.
That's them. Just don't install on back, just the front to give you minimal lift upwards. Or find a larger set on line for the front if you want to keep the speaker off your base of the stand (whatever it is sitting on)
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It's time I upgrade from my roughly 15 year old DefTech Mythos 1 front speakers. I'm considering the KEF Q750 as these are well reviewed and also will put a pair of Q50a to take advantage of Atmos. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to listen to either model yet. I've been happy with the Mythos whilst having in the back of my mind that they are just not at the sound quality level I desire. (Raising 3 kids and having 2 still in college out of state kind of tighten's the budget [IMG class=inlineimg]/forum/images/smilies/redface.gif[/IMG]) But, I want something that takes things up a notch with regards to sound quality. We mainly watch movies. And for the low-end of things, my SVS sub is still more than sufficient going forward.

How would you think the Q750 would increase my happiness over the Mythos? I feel like it's a good enough improvement but need some opinions to help nudge me in the decision process.



Q750's are an incredibly neutral sounding speaker with a hint of resolution, more-so(neutral) than the Q350, Q150, LS50.

So depending on your needs/wants/preference they maybe a perfect fit. I can tell you i absolutely love mine.

https://www.soundstagehifi.com/index...0-loudspeakers

They do need a good amount of power(100w+) to shine/open up though. Bass gets really impressive if you're feeding it 140w+ with an amp/receiver that can easily push 3-4 ohms.
Why wouldn't the Q350 and Q150 have a very similar sound signature to the Q750? They are from the same series after all, and designed to be used together in the surround setup.

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It's time I upgrade from my roughly 15 year old DefTech Mythos 1 front speakers. I'm considering the KEF Q750 as these are well reviewed and also will put a pair of Q50a to take advantage of Atmos. Unfortunately, I haven't been able to listen to either model yet. I've been happy with the Mythos whilst having in the back of my mind that they are just not at the sound quality level I desire. (Raising 3 kids and having 2 still in college out of state kind of tighten's the budget [IMG class=inlineimg]/forum/images/smilies/redface.gif[/IMG]) But, I want something that takes things up a notch with regards to sound quality. We mainly watch movies. And for the low-end of things, my SVS sub is still more than sufficient going forward.

How would you think the Q750 would increase my happiness over the Mythos? I feel like it's a good enough improvement but need some opinions to help nudge me in the decision process.



Q750's are an incredibly neutral sounding speaker with a hint of resolution, more-so(neutral) than the Q350, Q150, LS50.

So depending on your needs/wants/preference they maybe a perfect fit. I can tell you i absolutely love mine.

https://www.soundstagehifi.com/index...0-loudspeakers

They do need a good amount of power(100w+) to shine/open up though. Bass gets really impressive if you're feeding it 140w+ with an amp/receiver that can easily push 3-4 ohms.
Why wouldn't the Q350 and Q150 have a very similar sound signature to the Q750? They are from the same series after all, and designed to be used together in the surround setup.
Similar sounding yes but not the same.

This most likely has to do with the Uni-q being independently sealed and the bass driver/radiator tuning.

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Thanks - down to R300 or LS50 right now. I'd lay R300 on their side. There is def space behind them, just an enclosure/bookshelf too. And the sound of the Q600c has me thinking about true multi-channel. Am I wrong?


Why not the R2c?
Edit: Sorry, I missed that you were looking for L&R. Never mind.

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No question. Not even a contest. LS50 are audiophile speakers with superior clarity. No Q series speaker comes even close.

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Everyone keeps saying they are hard to drive. Not looking at upgrading AVR, X2400H, right now. Is that rally true? Why I am looking for R300, maybe even R100's
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Everyone keeps saying they are hard to drive. Not looking at upgrading AVR, X2400H, right now. Is that rally true? Why I am looking for R300, maybe even R100's
My Q300/Q750/Q650 were hard to drive while the Q100 not as much. I'm assuming the Q150 is similar to the Q100 in that regard but the LS50 is known to be hard to drive.
IMO go for it and if you don't like the performance you can always upgrade your AVR down the road. I don't think it will sound bad but you're definitely not gonna get the most out of the LS50's with ax2400h.

The only concern with LS50's or Q100/Q150 is your listening habits/volume. If you listen to reference levels (0dB/80) at more than 1M then look elsewhere if not then you're good to go!

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Ah, yes. Have you seen the walnut in person? I meant to ask if @macgallant or anyone has a walnut finished pair. It looks great in pictures.
I have the black vinyl and there's no local KEF dealer so I haven't seen the walnut in person

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I have the black vinyl and there's no local KEF dealer so I haven't seen the walnut in person
I just got mine from visions.ca - and you can buy direct from KEF on their site. I've never seen the Q150s not on sale, even on KEF's site.

I have the walnut version of the Q150s - they are niiiiice. Even though it's not a real veneer, they did a good job with it, I think. I can't wait to actually set these up this week, finally, after 3-4 months of sitting in the box.

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I just got mine from visions.ca - and you can buy direct from KEF on their site. I've never seen the Q150s not on sale, even on KEF's site.

I have the walnut version of the Q150s - they are niiiiice. Even though it's not a real veneer, they did a good job with it, I think. I can't wait to actually set these up this week, finally, after 3-4 months of sitting in the box.

Visions is where i got my Q750's and Q100's

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Everyone keeps saying they are hard to drive. Not looking at upgrading AVR, X2400H, right now. Is that rally true? Why I am looking for R300, maybe even R100's
I've been driving LS50's with my Denon X3400H while my NAD is out for service and it does a really nice job on it's own. Yes they do benefit from a good amp, but that should not stop you from getting better speakers. You'll still get better resolution, increased accuracy, detail etc.... A good sub or is definitely recommended though.
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Visions is where i got my Q750's and Q100's
I almost have it in mind to get two more pairs of the Q150s, and swap out my HT hahaha... ugh...

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I just got mine from visions.ca - and you can buy direct from KEF on their site. I've never seen the Q150s not on sale, even on KEF's site.

I have the walnut version of the Q150s - they are niiiiice. Even though it's not a real veneer, they did a good job with it, I think. I can't wait to actually set these up this week, finally, after 3-4 months of sitting in the box.
Got my Kube10's from Visions. I've never been in store, but their customer service was friendly and helpful.

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I almost have it in mind to get two more pairs of the Q150s, and swap out my HT hahaha... ugh...
it would be a revelation in sound-stage and imaging.

The only thing the RTiA have over the Q is dynamics BUT everything else the Q series stomps all over the RTiA's. This is only an advantage if you're not driving the Q series with good power though, once the KEF receive a good dose of power it becomes a wash.

My friend recently upgraded his RTiA5/CSiA6 to DCM TP160S (surrounds) and DCM TFE100/TFE60 and has been completely blown away.
We spoke the other day and he said - "So this is what you meant about sound-stage and imaging" he finally gets it lol.

The RTiA were good for their time but there's been so many great budget speakers released since. It's a great time to be into "audio".
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That's them. Just don't install on back, just the front to give you minimal lift upwards. Or find a larger set on line for the front if you want to keep the speaker off your base of the stand (whatever it is sitting on)

I got a couple Audio Engine speakers stands yesterday. The included rubber legs didn't tilt up enough. Hopefully there is no issues with having it set-up the way I have right now.
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That's them. Just don't install on back, just the front to give you minimal lift upwards. Or find a larger set on line for the front if you want to keep the speaker off your base of the stand (whatever it is sitting on)

I got a couple Audio Engine speakers stands yesterday. The included rubber legs didn't tilt up enough. Hopefully there is no issues with having it set-up the way I have right now.
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it would be a revelation in sound-stage and imaging.

The only thing the RTiA have over the Q is dynamics BUT everything else the Q series stomps all over the RTiA's. This is only an advantage if you're not driving the Q series with good power though, once the KEF receive a good dose of power it becomes a wash.

My friend recently upgraded his RTiA5/CSiA6 to DCM TP160S (surrounds) and DCM TFE100/TFE60 and has been completely blown away.
We spoke the other day and he said - "So this is what you meant about sound-stage and imaging" he finally gets it lol.

The RTiA were good for their time but there's been so many great budget speakers released since. It's a great time to be into "audio".
Yeah, I think the sad thing is I know it's not necessarily a terrible idea to have the speakers be acoustically identical across the board. Fortunately for my wallet, I am not really in the market for new speakers any time soon as much as I would like to entertain this idea. My RTiAs would either have to die out of nowhere or I fall into a bunch of money all of a sudden. I don't see either thing happening, though.

I saw you mention that in another thread, and the first thing that came to mind was whether your friend had them toed in correctly or something? I don't have the A3s toed in very much (probably in the 5-10 degree range), and imaging seems to be pretty good to my ears - however, I have not really listened to many speakers to really be able to know how good it is in comparison. Sometimes I listen to music on my HT, and there were instances in some songs involving a subtle snapping of fingers, and it was clear exactly where the snap was coming from. Soundstage seems pretty full, even in 2ch mode. The A3s do phantom centre very well, too.

I guess I'll sort of find out the difference when I set the Q150s up - I will end up having to go with a straight 2ch since I no longer have the space for the Elac subwoofer anymore with how I'm having to set up the HT in the other space.

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it would be a revelation in sound-stage and imaging.

The only thing the RTiA have over the Q is dynamics BUT everything else the Q series stomps all over the RTiA's. This is only an advantage if you're not driving the Q series with good power though, once the KEF receive a good dose of power it becomes a wash.

My friend recently upgraded his RTiA5/CSiA6 to DCM TP160S (surrounds) and DCM TFE100/TFE60 and has been completely blown away.
We spoke the other day and he said - "So this is what you meant about sound-stage and imaging" he finally gets it lol.

The RTiA were good for their time but there's been so many great budget speakers released since. It's a great time to be into "audio".
Yeah, I think the sad thing is I know it's not necessarily a terrible idea to have the speakers be acoustically identical across the board. Fortunately for my wallet, I am not really in the market for new speakers any time soon as much as I would like to entertain this idea. My RTiAs would either have to die out of nowhere or I fall into a bunch of money all of a sudden. I don't see either thing happening, though.

I saw you mention that in another thread, and the first thing that came to mind was whether your friend had them toed in correctly or something? I don't have the A3s toed in very much (probably in the 5-10 degree range), and imaging seems to be pretty good to my ears - however, I have not really listened to many speakers to really be able to know how good it is in comparison. Sometimes I listen to music on my HT, and there were instances in some songs involving a subtle snapping of fingers, and it was clear exactly where the snap was coming from. Soundstage seems pretty full, even in 2ch mode. The A3s do phantom centre very well, too.

I guess I'll sort of find out the difference when I set the Q150s up - I will end up having to go with a straight 2ch since I no longer have the space for the Elac subwoofer anymore with how I'm having to set up the HT in the other space.
Yeah my opinion of the RTiA have been pretty harsh but that's just based off my experience with them.

We tried just about every angle /distance but the only thing that worked was cross toe in. Even then it was mediocre at best, the soundstage never expanded beyond the width the speakers as well.

What I value the most in a speaker is imaging and soundstage for others it may be pure dynamics etc .

No rush into getting more speakers, you got your whole life to upgrade 😆

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Yeah my opinion of the RTiA have been pretty harsh but that's just based off my experience with them.

We tried just about every angle /distance but the only thing that worked was cross toe in. Even then it was mediocre at best, the soundstage never expanded beyond the width the speakers as well.

What I value the most in a speaker is imaging and soundstage for others it may be pure dynamics etc .

No rush into getting more speakers, you got your whole life to upgrade 😆
I mean, they're valid criticisms since that was your experience with them On a side note, I just missed out on a sale of the RTiA9s @ $399 per speaker via BB... Less than $800 for the pair. Would have been nice

To try to bring things back on topic, I'm excited to be able to hear the Q150s, finally. I have opened the box they came in, and looked at the finish. Beautiful job on the Walnut vinyl, and I'm a staunch real wood veneer person. I love the more matte, charcoal-like finish on the driver, too. Incidentally, Amazon.ca has them on sale for less than Visions right now in the Walnut finish.

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Yeah my opinion of the RTiA have been pretty harsh but that's just based off my experience with them.

We tried just about every angle /distance but the only thing that worked was cross toe in. Even then it was mediocre at best, the soundstage never expanded beyond the width the speakers as well.

What I value the most in a speaker is imaging and soundstage for others it may be pure dynamics etc .

No rush into getting more speakers, you got your whole life to upgrade 😆
I mean, they're valid criticisms since that was your experience with them [IMG class=inlineimg]/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif[/IMG] On a side note, I just missed out on a sale of the RTiA9s @ $399 per speaker via BB... Less than $800 for the pair. Would have been nice [IMG class=inlineimg]/forum/images/smilies/frown.gif[/IMG]

To try to bring things back on topic, I'm excited to be able to hear the Q150s, finally. I have opened the box they came in, and looked at the finish. Beautiful job on the Walnut vinyl, and I'm a staunch real wood veneer person. I love the more matte, charcoal-like finish on the driver, too. Incidentally, Amazon.ca has them on sale for less than Visions right now in the Walnut finish.
Wtv you do avoid ever touching the driver they dent with the slightest/softest touch
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I mean, they're valid criticisms since that was your experience with them On a side note, I just missed out on a sale of the RTiA9s @ $399 per speaker via BB... Less than $800 for the pair. Would have been nice

To try to bring things back on topic, I'm excited to be able to hear the Q150s, finally. I have opened the box they came in, and looked at the finish. Beautiful job on the Walnut vinyl, and I'm a staunch real wood veneer person. I love the more matte, charcoal-like finish on the driver, too. Incidentally, Amazon.ca has them on sale for less than Visions right now in the Walnut finish.
So what about your impressions of the sound?

I know you have several other speakers, so I'm curious.

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Wtv you do avoid ever touching the driver they dent with the slightest/softest touch
I don't ever intend on doing that, and I will do my absolute best to avoid when handling the speaker prior to setting them up - I think they'll be wall mounted. Depending on how I feel, I might just order a pair of the grilles to be safe.

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So what about your impressions of the sound?

I know you have several other speakers, so I'm curious.
I will give those impressions when they're set up.

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