In this review, we will be comparing specifications of R-51M and SVS Ultra, two Bookshelf cameras from Klipsch and SVS.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Klipsch R-51M and SVS Ultra 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 Ultra compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both R-51M and SVS Ultra 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 Ultra features a 1" aluminum Hard-Dome Tweeter and 1 6.5" Composite glass-fiber Woofer .
R-51M has a frequency range of 62-21k Hz whereas SVS Ultra has a frequency range of 45-32k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
R-51M and SVS Ultra 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 Ultra's is at 87 dBd B.
R-51M has a power range of 85 watts RMS whereas SVS Ultra has a power range of 20-150 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
SVS Ultra features 5-way post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. R-51M has a Single Gold Plated Binding Posts - 5-way which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both R-51M and SVS Ultra features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.