The Kipsch Reference R-28PF
Till not too long ago you had two choices when shopping for a brand new sound system — a totally fledged stereo or AV system with separate amplification and much of wires or a handy however sonically-limited sound bar. Klipsch’s R-15PM powered speaker tried — fairly efficiently — to supply the comfort of a sound bar and the sonic benefits of stereo audio system. Klipsch has adopted this technique up with two new fashions together with a high-end floorstander and a more recent, cheaper choice.
Klipsch Reference R-28PF ($1,199) powered floorstanding audio system and R-14PM ($399) powered displays characteristic a plethora of inputs together with a phono pre-amp, a 24-bit/192kHz digital-to-analog converter (DAC) and Bluetooth. If you’d like extra oomph, they each embody a subwoofer output.
The Klipsch Reference R-28PF provides
Twin Eight-inch “copper spun IMG woofers”1-inch linear journey suspension (LTS) in its personal Tractrix horn. Bi-amplified 260W amplifier
In the meantime the Klipsch Reference R-14PM options
Single Four-inch copper spun magnetically shielded IMG woofer3/Four” LTS tweeters in Tractrix hornsLow-noise 80W amplifier
The Klipsch R-14PM
Each audio system characteristic the “adore it or hate it” brushed vinyl end of different Klipsch audio system. Additional, we’re awaiting pricing and availability on the 2 fashions for the UK and Australia. You possibly can anticipate someplace within the realm of £1,200/AU$2,400 and £400/AU$800 respectively, although.
The Klipschs appear to supply lots for the cash as most opponents both price much more (such because the KEF LS50) or have fewer consumer-friendly options (such because the pro-level Adam Audio F5).