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Comparing Polk Audio Signature S50 and Q Acoustics 3050

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  • Polk's S50 Tower Speaker delivers BIG, RELIABLE SURROUND SOUND. Featuring Dynamic Balance acoustic array, this speaker has (2) 5. 25" drivers and a 1" Terylene tweeter dome producing detailed highs, realistic vocals and pumps out louder deeper bass
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  • 2-Way Reflex Enclosure Type
  • 2 x 165mm Bass Unit
  • 25mm Treble Unit
  • 44Hz - 22kHz Frequency Response (+/- 3 dB)
  • 6ohm Nominal Impedance
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Consumer Score
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Polk Audio Signature S50 ranks #24 out of 42. It is in the top 20%.
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8.4
Great
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Q Acoustics 3050 ranks #34 out of 42.
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7.5
Good
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Very popular
Popularity rank: 14 / 117
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General Info
Number of Speakers How many speakers come in the package?
1 Speaker(s)
2 Speaker(s)
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Sound Quality
Speaker Design Speaker design is a term used to describe the number drivers in the speaker. Drivers are the cones that actually create sound. These cones come in three types: tweeters, midranges (sometimes called mi ... Show more
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Two-Way
Sensitivity Measured in decibels, or dB, sensitivity measures a speaker’s ability to convert power to volume. Lower sensitivity speakers require more power from the amplifier to achieve higher volumes. Higher sen ... Show more
89 dB
92 dB
Frequency Response Range Given as a range in Hertz (Hz), frequency response is a measurement of the range of sound a speaker can reproduce. For reference, the human ear can hear a frequency range of 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz (shorte ... Show more
33 Hz → 40 Hz
44Hz - 22kHz
Impedance Impedance is a key electrical measurement, provided in ohms. This number describes the electrical resistance provided by the speaker to the power signal sent by your amplifier. A common analogy used f ... Show more
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6 Ohms
Maximum Power Handling Power handling, or peak power, is the highest wattage a speaker can accept from an amplifier before it burns out or becomes damaged. This number is given in watts. It’s recorded by measuring how loud ... Show more
150 Watts
100 Watts
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Physical Features
Enclosure Type The type of enclosure, or cabinet, plays a key role in determining the focus of your sound. Do you prefer accurate bass or loud, “boomy” bass? There are three types of enclosures to consider when purc ... Show more
Bass Reflex
Bass Reflex
Enclosure Material The material used to make the speaker enclosure, also called baffle, plays a big part in the sound quality of the speaker. The best materials are stiff and resistant to extra vibrations (which would c ... Show more
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
Finish The type of finish describes the material used on the exterior surface of the cabinet. There is no recommended material; it is purely aesthetic and dependent on your tastes and style. The most importa ... Show more
Black washed walnut finish
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Black
Graphite
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Weight

32 lbs
 

39 lbs
 
Type of Feet Consider the type of feet accessories that come with the speaker based on where the speaker will be located. The “feet” are the supports that go on the bottom of the speaker to hold it in place. For c ... Show more
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Carpet Spikes
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Tweeters
Number of Tweeters
1 Tweeter(s)
1 Tweeter(s)
Tweeter Size Tweeters produce the highest frequencies in sound, typically anything above 2,000 Hz. Usually located at the top of the speaker, tweeters come in different shapes and sizes. Generally speaking, the si ... Show more
1 inches
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Tweeter Type For the true audiophile, choosing the right tweeter shape is key to getting the best out of your speaker. Different tweeter styles distribute sound more effectively throughout the room, and because hi ... Show more
Other
Round
Dome
Tweeter Composition In addition to the shape of the tweeter, the material has a big impact on the type of sound emitted. The two most popular materials are metals (aluminum, titanium, beryllium etc.) and soft textiles (s ... Show more
High-resolution Terylene tweeter
Concentric Ring Dome tweeter
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Mids
Number of Midranges
2 Mid(s)
1 Mid(s)
Midrange Size Speakers with midrange drivers (i.e., at least three-way speakers) have a distinct advantage over two-way speakers. Adding a midrange driver to the mix allows tweeters and woofers to focus on the soun ... Show more
5.2 inches
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Woofers
Number of Woofers
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1 Woofer(s)
Woofer Composition Woofers are built with a variety of materials, such as paper, plastic, polypropylene, Kevlar, or metal. Some are even made with more unique materials like wood. They key to quality in a woofer materia ... Show more
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Aramid fibre woofers
Powered Subwoofer Some floor standing speakers contain a built-in powered subwoofer as part of the overall speaker design. Typically when you’re building a home theater system, the subwoofer is purchased as a separate ... Show more
No
No
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Connections and Controls
Receiver Inputs The type of connectors or terminals on the speaker determine how you connect the speaker to your receiver. There are two main types: spring clips and binding posts. Spring Clips: Spring clips are desi ... Show more
Pair of Dual 5-way Binding Posts - Gold Plated
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Banana Plug Compatible Banana plugs are a type of connector for speaker wire. They are often regarded as more beneficial than bare wire, which can fray and degrade over time. Banana plugs allow you to insert the bare wire i ... Show more
No
No
Inputs Some speakers have other inputs in addition to the binding posts or terminals. This may include HDMI, auxiliary jack, and/or optical inputs. An example of how this may be beneficial is the auxiliary c ... Show more
Pair of Dual 5-way Binding Posts - Gold Plated
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Bi Amp/Bi Wire Capable For the more sophisticated listener, you may want to bi-wire or bi-amp your speakers. For bi-wiring: If the speaker has dual binding posts or terminals, you may be able to use two wires to connect to ... Show more
No
No
Remote Control Does the speaker come with a remote?
No
No
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Wireless Connections
Bluetooth Enabled Speakers with built-in Bluetooth allow you to stream audio content directly from a device (e.g., smartphone, tablet, laptop) on the speakers. This feature behaves just like any other Bluetooth-enabled ... Show more
No
No
Wireless Connectivity Some floor standing speakers may come with the option to connect to your TV wirelessly or via your Wi-Fi network. The benefit to this set up is the absence of wires, which makes setup simple and clean ... Show more
No
No
Additional Details
Additional Features Any other features included.
  • Exclusive Polk Power Port Deep Bass Technology
  • Custom Mid-Range Drivers
  • New Dynamic Balance Designed Acoustic Array
  • Dual-Floor Compatible Feet
  • Has 2-way reflex eclosure type
  • Has treble unit of 25 mm
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Key features
  • 1" high-resolution terylene tweeter
  • 5.25" low distortion mica-reinforced polypropylene cones
  • Exclusive Polk power port technology

Polk Audio Signature S50 are a popular and one of the less expensive options. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Klipsch RP-250F or ELAC Debut F6 .

Polk Audio Signature S50 were released in 2016. There are a lot of newer speakers on the market. Show newer Speakers

Polk Audio Signature S50 are CDN$ 261.40 less expensive than average speakers (CDN$ 661.39).

Key features
  • Improved twin 165mm Aramid Fibre/Paper cone drivers
  • '2 in 1', Concentric Ring Dome tweeter
  • Enclosure type: 2-way reflex
  • Bass Unit: 2 x 165mm
  • Treble Unit: 25mm
  • Frequency Response (+/- 3 dB): 44Hz - 22kHz
  • Nominal Impedance: 6ohm
  • Sensitivity: 92dB
  • Recommended Power: 25 - 100w
  • Crossover Frequency: 2.6kHz

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