In this review, we will be comparing specifications of S60 and RP-5000F, two Floor-standing speakers from Polk Audio and Klipsch.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Polk Audio S60 and Klipsch RP-5000F before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Polk Audio S60 and Klipsch RP-5000F compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
Both S60 and RP-5000F are 2-way speakers. S60 features a 1" Tweeter , a " Midrange and 3 x 6.5" Mica-reinforced polypropylene Woofer . On the other hand, RP-5000F features a 1" Tweeter , a " Midrange and 2 x 5.25" Cerametallic Woofer .
S60 has a frequency range of 26-40k Hz whereas RP-5000F has a frequency range of 35-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
S60 and RP-5000F has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. S60 sensitivity is rated at 90 dB and RP-5000F's is at 96 dB. This 6 dB difference makes Klipsch RP-5000F a more sensitive speaker compared to Polk Audio S60, hence will play louder with the same amount of watts.
S60 has a power range of 20-300 watts RMS whereas RP-5000F has a power range of up to 125 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Both S60 and RP-5000F features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Both S60 and RP-5000F have a firing ports.