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KEF Q500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of KEF Q500. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size. The sound also gets good comments, but many are less positive about the usability and reliability.

design, sound, size

price, reliability, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the KEF Q500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of KEF Q500 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on People are impressed by the design, but many are negative about the reliability and price.


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May, 2020

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KEF Q500


Used as part of an AV system, and also with a separate stereo amp. The clarity, detail and bass response is ideal in my medium sized lounge. The soundstage with these Uni-Q drivers is expansive. Sometimes I think I have the surround system on, when...

Must be bi wired or bi amped, as closing the 'quick change' linking knob robs these speakers.

Apr, 2011

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KEF Q500 (Black Oak) Floorstanding Speakers


So I was searching for a floostanding speaker and auditioned in various stores at least the following: Monitor Audio BX5, RX6. Dali Zensor 5/7, Icon6 mk2, Rega rs3, Epos epic?, some Dynaudio, some Elac, some cheap Boston Acoustics, some System Audio...

Mar, 2013