In this review, we will be comparing specifications of Borea BR09 and RP-8000F, two Floor-standing speakers from Triangle and Klipsch.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Triangle Borea BR09 and Klipsch RP-8000F before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Triangle Borea BR09 and Klipsch RP-8000F compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
One of the fundamental differences between these two speakers is that Borea BR09 is a 3-way design whereas RP-8000F is a 2-way speaker. 3-way designs utilize a midrange driver in addition to the tweeter and woofer on 2-way designs. Designing a crossover for a 3-way speaker is a complicated process and generally increases the overall cost of the speaker. Borea BR09 features a 1" Tweeter , a 6" Midrange and 3 x 6" Woofer . On the other hand, RP-8000F features a 1" Tweeter , a " Midrange and 2 x 8" Cerametallic Woofer .
Borea BR09 has a frequency range of 35 - 22 Hz whereas RP-8000F has a frequency range of 32-25k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Borea BR09 and RP-8000F has the same Impedance of 8 ohms but where they differ is the sensitivity levels. Borea BR09 sensitivity is rated at 92.5 dB and RP-8000F's is at 98 dB. This 5 dB difference makes Klipsch RP-8000F a more sensitive speaker compared to Triangle Borea BR09, hence will play louder with the same amount of watts.
Borea BR09 has a power range of up to 170 watts RMS whereas RP-8000F has a power range of up to 150 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
RP-8000F features Post posts which makes bi-amping or bi-wiring possible. Borea BR09 has a Posts which doesn't feature b-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
Borea BR09 has a front firing port whereas RP-8000F has a firing ports.