What we know about the measurement:

Sonos Five is an active omnidirectional speaker that cost around 650USD each .

  • Quality of the measurement data is high .
  • Origin of the data is ASR.
  • Format of the data is generated by a Klippel NFS .
  • -3dB (resp. -6db) point v.s. reference is at 38.5Hz (resp. 30.0Hz).
  • Reference level is normalised to -0.2dB computed over the frequency range [300.0Hz, 5000.0Hz].
  • Frequency deviation is 4.8dB over the same frequency range.
  • Directivity
    • Horizontal directivity is (-10.0°, 40.0°) between 1kHz and 10kHz. Angle computed for +/-6dB.
    • Vertical directivity is (-30.0°, 50.0°) between 1kHz and 10kHz. Angle computed for +/-6dB.
  • Tonality (Preference) Score
    • Tonality (Preference) Score is 2.88 and would be 4.52 with a perfect subwoofer.
      • Details: NBD: ON 0.889, LW 0.495, SP 0.454, PIR 0.45; SM: SP0.357, PIR0.171; LFQ 0.566, LFX 34Hz
    • Tonality (Preference) Score is 5.56 with an EQ and would be 6.81 with a perfect subwoofer and the same EQ.
      • Details: NBD: ON 0.795, LW 0.398, SP 0.311, PIR 0.316; SM: SP0.887, PIR0.885; LFQ 0.521, LFX 28Hz
  • Horizontal measurement
  • Link to original Review: asr review. .
  • Note: Since the speaker is almost omnidirectional, it is unclear if the automatic EQ is helping or not. Do not blindly use it and do some listenting
  • Vendor specifications:
    • Size
      • Width 364mm
      • Height 203mm
      • Depth 154 mm)
    • Weight 6.3 kg
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