Model Three is a 2-way Passive Acoustic Suspension Bookshelf speaker by KLH. It features a 1" Tweeter and 1 x 8" Pulp-Paper Cone Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 46-20k Hz and a sensitivity of 88 dB.
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KLH Model Three has a Frequency response range of 46-20k Hz at ±3dB (-10dB @ 35Hz) and Power Range of 30-150 watts. At a minimum frequency of 46 Hz, Model Three will provide an average bass depth so depending on your use case, you may consider supplementing your system with a subwoofer.
Here we have a comparison of how Model Three's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
What is the Crossover frequency of KLH Model Three?
Crossover frequency of the Model Three is set to 1600Hz. This is the threshold frequency where the higher frequency signals over this level are sent to the tweeter and the lower frequency signals are sent to the woofer by the crossover component.
Impedance and Sensitivity
KLH Model Three's nominal impedance level is 6 ohms but can go down to as low as 3.7 ohms, and has a sensitivity of 88 dB.
Is the KLH Model Three an easy to drive speaker?
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so KLH Model Three is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
88dB of KLH Model Three is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive from Sensitivity perspective.
Minimum Impedance of KLH Model Three
Even though the nominal impedance of the Model Three is 8 ohms, the minimum impedance level of this speaker according to KLH is 3.7 ohms KLH Model Three so while choosing an amplifier, you should ideally check if the unit you are considering can provide this impedance level.
Model Three features Binding post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring is not possible.
KLH Model Three Speaker Size: Weight and Dimensions
KLH Model Three has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 19.0 x 12.25 x 10.5inch (482.0 x 311.0 x 267.0mm ). Each speaker weighs 13.20kg / 29lbs.
Cabinet type and Materials
KLH Model Three has a Acoustic Suspension
type cabinet and MDF/Wood Veneer finish.
KLH Model Three comes with 8-inch Slant Riser Base
which you can use to secure your loudspeaker on the surface that you are putting on.
It is always recommended to use some kind of feet under all types of speakers. Besides limiting the movement of the speakers, it also compensates for non-flat surfaces and limits the contact surface area of the speaker. Rubber based feet also help isolating the vibrations within certain frequency ranges.
KLH Model Three is available in English Walnut, West African Mahogany.
Model Three doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket so you need an external structure to mount on walls.
Model Three comes with magnetic grilles. The purpose of the speaker grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound pass as clearly as possible.Since the included grille of the Model Three magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
What's in the Box of KLH Model Three?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Model Three:
Floorstanding loudspeakerRiser baseGrilleOwners Manual
10 Years of parts warranty and 10 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.