In this review, we will be comparing specifications of DBR62 and RP-600M, two Bookshelf speakers from ELAC and Klipsch.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of ELAC DBR62 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 DBR62 and Klipsch RP-600M compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both DBR62 and RP-600M are 2-way speakers. DBR62 features a 1" Soft-Dome Tweeter , a " Midrange and 1 x 6.5" Aramid fiber Woofer . 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.
DBR62 has a frequency range of 44-35k Hz whereas RP-600M has a frequency range of 45-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
DBR62 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. DBR62 sensitivity is rated at 86 dB and RP-600M's is at 96 dB. This 10 dB difference makes Klipsch RP-600M a more sensitive speaker compared to ELAC DBR62, hence will play louder with the same amount of watts.
DBR62 has a power range of up to 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. DBR62 has a 5-way post which doesn't feature bi-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
DBR62 has a front firing port whereas RP-600M has a back firing ports.