In this review, we will be comparing specifications of R-51M and SVS Prime, two Bookshelf cameras from Klipsch and SVS.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Klipsch R-51M and SVS Prime 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 SVS Prime compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both R-51M and SVS Prime 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, SVS Prime features a 1" aluminum Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 6.5" Woofer with a Crossover frequency at 2300 Hz.
R-51M has a frequency range of 62-21k Hz whereas SVS Prime has a frequency range of 48-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
R-51M and SVS Prime has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. R-51M sensitivity is rated at 93 dB and SVS Prime's is at 87 dBd B.
R-51M has a power range of 85 watts RMS whereas SVS Prime has a power range of 25-150 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
R-51M features 5-way post type posts and SVS Prime has a 5-way post type posts. None of these speakers feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both R-51M and SVS Prime 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 SVS Prime's external dimensions.
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Klipsch R-51M and SVS Prime.