Q Acoustics E120 Makes Installed Audio Simple

Posted on 12th April, 2022

Q Acoustics E120 Makes Installed Audio Simple

Q Acoustics' new E120 hub looks to be a neat custom install wireless system control for two or four in-ceiling or in-wall speakers.

The E120 from Q Acoustics sports a 3.2-inch colour screen for track, artist and album info and features touch-sensitive fascia controls and IP67 splashproof remotes, allowing you to safely take them outdoors. Meanwhile, the E120 itself is IP54-rated, meaning it will survive splashes and so can be placed in kitchens or bathrooms.

Q Acoustics E120 custom install system

You can squirt tunes over to the E120 over Bluetooth 5.0 or, alternatively, use the system's built-in DAB+ and FM radio as well as hooking up sources such as a TV via 3.5mm and mini TOSLINK (16bit-48kHz) inputs. 

Q Acoustics E120 custom install system

The system delivers 25 watts per channel of Class D power (into 6 ohms) and can be paired with speakers from Q Acoustics' new custom install range or any other pair of 6-8 ohm rated passive loudspeakers. Additionally, the E120 includes a subwoofer output if you need more low-end punch.

Q Acoustics E120 custom install system

If you already have speakers, the E120 can be purchased separately, in white or black, for £429. However, Q Acoustics offers some packages to make building an E120-based system even more straightforward. For instance, for ceiling speakers, there's the E120 with a pair of Qi65CB (£499), Qi65C Professional indoor speakers (£569) or Qi65CW Weatherproof 6.5-inch speakers for showers, bathrooms and verandas (£649).

Q Acoustics E120 custom install system

Alternatively, on-wall solutions with the E120 include a pair of Qi65RP Performance 6.5-inch speakers (£699) or the Qi65EW Weatherproof outdoor speakers (£699). Two seven-metre QED 19 AWG speaker cables and a five-metre 16 AWG power cable are supplied with these options. 

Q Acoustics E120 custom install system

The E120's speaker outputs can be configured as stereo or dual-mono and, furthermore, a pair of speakers can be wired in series on each output to deliver even sound distribution in larger spaces.

The Q Acoustics E120 is available from the end of April and offers a seemingly cost-effective way of installing an in-ceiling or in/ on-wall audio set-up for your home or garden.

Visit Q Acoustics for more information

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