In this review, we will be comparing specifications of R-51M and TSi200, two Bookshelf cameras from Klipsch and Polk Audio.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Klipsch R-51M and Polk TSi200 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Klipsch R-51M and Polk TSi200 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both R-51M and TSi200 are 2-way speakers. R-51M features a 1" Tractrix Horn Tweeter and 1 5.25" Copper-spun IMG Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 1660 Hz. On the other hand, TSi200 features a 1" Dome Tweeter and 2 5.25" Organic Fiber Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2500 Hz.
R-51M has a frequency range of 62-21k Hz whereas TSi200 has a frequency range of 50-24k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
R-51M and TSi200 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. R-51M sensitivity is rated at 93 dB and TSi200's is at 89 dBd B.
R-51M has a power range of 85 watts RMS whereas TSi200 has a power range of 20-150 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
R-51M features Pair of 5-way binding posts - Gold-plated type posts and TSi200 has a Pair of 5-way binding posts - Gold-plated type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both R-51M and TSi200 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.
In this section, We are going to compare Klipsch R-51M's and Polk TSi200's external dimensions.
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Klipsch R-51M and Polk TSi200.