In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Debut 2.0 B6.2 and RP-600M, two Bookshelf speakers from ELAC and Klipsch.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of ELAC Debut 2.0 B6.2 and Klipsch RP-600M before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how ELAC Debut 2.0 B6.2 and Klipsch RP-600M compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both Debut 2.0 B6.2 and RP-600M are 2-way speakers. Debut 2.0 B6.2 features a 1" Cloth Soft-dome Tweeter , a " Midrange and 1 x 6.5" Woven Aramid-Fiber Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2200 Hz. On the other hand, RP-600M features a 1" Tractrix Horn Tweeter , a " Midrange and 1 x 6.5" Cerametallic Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 1500 Hz.
Debut 2.0 B6.2 has a frequency range of 44-35k Hz whereas RP-600M has a frequency range of 45-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Debut 2.0 B6.2 is a 6 ohms speaker compared to RP-600M which has a nominal impedance of 8 ohms. These two speakers also have different sensitivity levels. Debut 2.0 B6.2 sensitivity is rated at 87 dB and RP-600M's is at 96 dB. This 9 dB difference makes Klipsch RP-600M a more sensitive speaker compared to ELAC Debut 2.0 B6.2, hence will play louder with the same amount of watts.
Debut 2.0 B6.2 has a power range of 120 watts RMS whereas RP-600M has a power range of 100 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
RP-600M features Dual binding posts/bi-wire/bi-amp posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Debut 2.0 B6.2 has a 5-Way Metal post which doesn't feature bi-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Debut 2.0 B6.2 has a front firing port whereas RP-600M has a back firing ports.
Size of a speaker can sometimes become an important decision factor due to space constraints or in some cases purely for esthetic reasons. In this section, We are going to compare ELAC Debut 2.0 B6.2's and Klipsch RP-600M's external dimensions. ELAC Debut 2.0 B6.2 has external dimensions of 375.0mm x 195.0mm x 268.0mm ( 14.7inch x 7.6inch x 10.5inch ) whereas Klipsch RP-600M has external dimensions of 399.0mm x 202.0mm x 301.0mm ( 15.7inch x 7.9inch x 11.8inch ) .
Klipsch RP-600M is clearly the larger of the two speakers. Its body is 7mm wider, 24mm taller and 33mm deeper than ELAC Debut 2.0 B6.2.
Below you can see the front view size comparison of ELAC Debut 2.0 B6.2 and Klipsch RP-600M.