Micca RB42-C vs. ELAC ARB51 Navis

Micca RB42-C Center Channel Speaker  vs. ELAC ARB51 Navis Powered Bookshelf Speakers
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Micca RB42-C Center Channel Speaker

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Dimensions (H × W × D)

5.20” × 14.80” × 8.30”
132 mm × 376 mm × 211 mm

The center-channel companion to the Micca RB42’s, these speakers along with a subwoofer will round out a nice home theater setup in small-to-medium-sized rooms. Notably, the RB42-C is also more efficient than the regular RB42, so you can drive it louder with less power.

ELAC ARB51 Navis Powered Bookshelf Speakers

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Dimensions (H × W × D)

13.58” × 7.44” × 9.45”
345 mm × 189 mm × 240 mm

Known as the “audiophile's powered speakers,” the ARB51 Navis set utilizes high-end analog amplification in contrast to the lower-cost Class D amps more common in this form factor. These speakers use premium components while maintaining a minimalist footprint.

Comparisons

  • The front face of the ELAC ARB51 Navis is approximately 31.28% larger than that of the Micca RB42-C.
  • The depth of the ELAC ARB51 Navis is approximately 13.86% deeper than that of the Micca RB42-C.
  • The spatial volume of the ELAC ARB51 Navis Powered Bookshelf Speakers is approximately 49.47% greater than that of the Micca RB42-C Center Channel Speaker .

Please Note: the above comparisons are based on the dimensions of a bounding rectangle that would fit the front face of a speaker. In the case of volume, the comparisons are based on a cube that would enclose the speaker entirely. These measurements do not take into account variations in the speaker shape, such as curves, diagonal edges, or cutaways. These measurements cannot be relied upon to measure the internal volume of the speaker.

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