Product Comparison: Q Acoustics BT3 vs Audioengine A5+

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General Specifications
Q Acoustics
About the Product
The BT3 is a multi-award winning audio system from Q Acoustics. Simply connect a source, whether it be Bluetooth, Analogue, Optical or Digital; press play and sit back and enjoy your music in beautiful stereo detail. Available in three high-gloss finishes, these genuine HiFi speakers are truly stand-out.
Audioengine 5+ (A5+) Premium Powered Speakers deliver audiophile-quality sound and features at a price that continues to set the standard for affordable high-quality audio. Connect your phone and tablet, computer, TV, or any other audio component for great stereo sound in any room.
Key Specs
Power RMS
100 watts
100 watts
85 dB
95 dB
Size & Weight
9.4 in.
10.75 in.
5.8 in.
7 in.
8.2 in.
9 in.
15.9 lbs.
25 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Audioengine A5+ Premium Powered Speaker Pair
  • The product itself is definitely heavy. It has weight to it which made me happy
  • I got the black version and it looks great beside my turntable, most importantly it doesn't take much space - it's not a small desktop speaker either.
  • I really like the size, feel and weight of this pair!
  • They are made well and you can tell just by the weight.
  • I've long been a believer that weight has a bearing on quality. Obviously, not an absolute, but weight/sturdiness is important. These are very solid
Min. Frequency Response
20 Hz
50 Hz
Max. Frequency Response
20 kHz
22 kHz
Tweeter Size
1.2 in.
0.8 in.
Woofer Size
4 in.
5 in.
Peak Power
150 watts
What customers say about "Audio"
Q Acoustics BT3 Active Powered Bluetooth Speakers
  • I am amazed by these little speakers! Whilst not being the final word in HiFi, they are certainly better than expected. I play mostly vinyl with these speakers and they have plenty of depth and clarity.
  • V happy with these, sound quality excellent. It took a week for the speakers to sound the best. Its a well rounded sound, quite even tone suitable for wide variety of music and watching movies.
  • They just sound quality...balanced and a pleasure to listen to.
  • The sound quality is amasing. Have it connected to my TV and it produces sound much better than the soundbar I previously had connected.
  • Sound quality is good , not exceptional but you can't fault them at this price
  • I do have some slight reservations about a fairly lightweight Bass, however, I have connected a cheap subwoofer to them and they sound superb.
Audioengine A5+ Premium Powered Speaker Pair
  • They sound as the majority of the reviews has stated is nothing short of fantastic. They speakers get VERY loud and VERY full.
  • I have these hooked up to my Audio Technica LP120 turntable, and they sound fantastic.
  • These look great and sound very good. They produce lots of dynamics and volume for such small speakers
  • The sound in these little speakers is fantastic. And the bass response is just as good as advertised
  • The sound isn't perfect but is very good, and may even be the best you can do for the price
  • The sound is great at low volume. If the sound is turned up to 50% the bass distorts and puts out a feedback sounding irritating hum.
Tweeter Material
Woofer Material
Shelf, stand or table mount in portrait or landscape
Built-in power amplifiers, 50 watt per channel RMS, Improved thermal management, Custom Kevlar woofers and silk tweeters with solid carbonized bamboo case, Compatible with any computer (Mac or PC), Remote control, 1/8" and RCA inputs, USB power, all cables included
What customers say about "Features"
Q Acoustics BT3 Active Powered Bluetooth Speakers
  • Music system? Wireless iPod dock? Soundbar? The Q-BT3 does the job of all three - and it sounds brilliant
  • The BT3 have a couple of advantages like an optical and a subwoofer output
  • They are very usable with multpile inputs - even the Bluetooth sounds good.
  • They automatically switch off after 20 minutes or so of inactivity. The worse part here is that after you switch them back on it might take a while for the bluetooth connection to srart working again
  • It also doesn't remember volume level when turned off.
  • Unfortunately the remote control has such a narrow angle of operation I can't actually use it to turn the volume up or down at all unless I get up and walk over to stand directly in front of the speaker at exactly the right height.
Audioengine A5+ Premium Powered Speaker Pair
  • With a google chromecast audio with wifi streaming music, the audio quality is top notch and they shine.
  • They look absolutely fantastic with a nice glossy white finish.
  • Comes with everything in the box: remote and cables (some other studio type speakers do not include these)
  • Packaging. They come with bags for the cables and the speakers. Very nice touch as you would not want to damage these in transport.
  • I miss adjusting the audio in terms of treble, mids, bass, etc. I have a feeling they would be even better if hooked them up to an external audio amp
  • Wired. You will have to deal with old-fashioned speaker wire which is hard to hide. But this is a small price to pay for the sound.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
3 year(s)
Other Information
399.00 $

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