ELAC Uni-fi UB5 - Reviews, Prices, Specs and Alternatives

ELAC Uni-fi UB5

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The UB5 can improve your musical experience greatly. While being moderately sized, it’s packed with numerous appealing features, which can be appreciated even more after taking into consideratio... Show full description

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ELAC Uni-fi UB5 are a very popular and one of the most expensive options. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Monitor Audio Bronze 2 or Klipsch RP-160M .

ELAC Uni-fi UB5 were released last year in May. There are a few newer speakers on the market. Show newer Speakers

ELAC Uni-fi UB5 are $314 more expensive than average speakers ($185).

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Details
  • Custom-designed concentric driver
  • Balanced three-way design
  • Robust cabinets
  • High quality base and feet
  • Sophisticated crossover and aluminum woofer
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Satin White
Satin black
Size
Weight

36 lbs
 
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  • 36 lbs - Standard Cabinet, Satin Black
  • 36 lbs - Slim Finished Cabinet, Satin White
  • 36 lbs - Slim Finished Cabinet, Satin Black
Dimensions
12 inches x 7 inches x 1.1 ft
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  • 11 inches x 7.9 inches x 1.1 ft - Standard Cabinet, Satin Black
  • 12 inches x 7 inches x 1.1 ft - Slim Finished Cabinet, Satin White
  • 12 inches x 7 inches x 1.1 ft - Slim Finished Cabinet, Satin Black
Release Date
30 May 2016
Brand
Elac
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I have Audioengine A5+. The are powered and I have cute bamboo finish. Rave reviews of ELAC Uni-fi UB5 everywhere. No direct comparison I could find. Would Elacs sound better?
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Which brand of speakers are better for a 7.1 Mini Home Theater System - Elac or JBL?
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Which speaker would be a better fit with the integrated amp Cambridge Audio CX A80?
1. Klipsch rp150m or
2. Elac Uni-fi UB5.
I'm concerned that the amp won't be enough to power the ELAC with its low sensitivity.
Submitted 259 days ago
A: Cambridge CX A80 & Klipsch RP-160M

I can't speak to the ELAC's, but I'm currently running a set of Klipsch RP-160M speakers with a Cambridge CX A80 in my home office. I'm also using a Klipsch R-110SW subwoofer to fill out the low end. Audio is fed from my computer via USB Audio.

Overall I'm very pleased. The sound is detailed, well-balanced, and the sub adds punch. I upgraded to Tidal Hi Fi streaming; I can actually differentiate between 320 kbps and FLAC audio while listening to the Klipsch system (well, if I listen closely and focus on the clarity of the highs). The same couldn't be said of the Polk Audio system that the Klipsch speakers replaced. The only downside to the Klipsch system is that it's very transparent, and can expose flaws in poor-quality audio files.

Unless you're trying to fill out a very large room, I wouldn't worry about the CXA80 failing to provide sufficient power with either set of speakers. Even when I'm playing my Klipsch speakers loud, I don't think I've ever run more than 50% power. Typical listening volume is 15-25%.

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Think about buying some bookshelf speakers. The Elac B6 Debut Series 6.5 or Klipch R-15M
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I have Audioengine A5+. The are powered and I have cute bamboo finish. Rave reviews of ELAC Uni-fi UB5 everywhere. No direct comparison I could find. Would Elacs sound better?
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