Released January, 2006
The Pros:Excellent high frequency detail. Front-firing port for more flexible placement inside cabinets and near walls.
The Cons:Very crisp highs with a ton of detail can be annoying. Fairly expensive compared to competition.
The Klipsch RB-61 are bookshelf speakers sold as pairs for around $450 as part of the Klipsch Reference line. They feature a 6.5" Cerametallic cone woofer with an inverted copper dust surface to the increase stiffness-to-mass ratio and a 1" Titanium diaphragm mated with a 90 x 60 square Tractrix Horn for the high frequency driver.
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It also features a front-firing port designed to reduce turbulent noise, and not limit the speaker placement inside cabinetry or next to a wall. The step-up model Klipsch RB-81 retails for $700 (sold as a pair, but can be often sold individually so be aware) and features an 8" mid-range, and the step-down Klipsch RB-51 retails for $350 and features a 5.25" mid-range driver.
- 2-way bookshelf speaker
- mid-range: 6.5" Cerametallic cone woofer
- high frequency: 1" Titanium diaphragm mated with a 90 x 60 square Tractrix Horn
- frequency response: 43Hz - 23kHz +/-3dB
- power handling: 100W RMS / 400W Peak
- sensitivity: 95dB @ 2.83V / 1m
- finish: Cherry or Black Ash woodgrain vinyl
- dimensions: 15.4" (39.1cm) x 8.5" (21.6cm) x 12.25" (31.1cm) (HxWxD)
- weight: 22lbs (10kg)
- price: $450 / pair
- release date: 2006
User Reviews (2)
Excellent high frequency detail
Front-firing port for more flexible placement inside cabinets and near walls
Very crisp highs with a ton of detail can be annoying
Fairly expensive compared to competition
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