Klipsch RC-64 III is a 2-way Passive Passive Radiator Center Channel speaker by Klipsch. Center channel speaker is an important component of a home theater system set-up as it delivers the listener significant part of the on-screen dialogue from your television. It features a 1-3/4" Tractrix horn Tweeter and 4 x 6.5" Cerametallic cone Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 57-24k Hz and a sensitivity of 99 dB. Klipsch RC-64 III has an MSRP of 1829$.
What size of room is the Klipsch RC-64 III speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the Klipsch RC-64 III is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various sizes of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
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(* Approximate Room sizes: Small < 100sq. ft / 9 m2, Mid-size: 100-220 sq. ft / 9-20 m2, Large 220-400 sq. ft / 20-36 m2, Very Large: > 400 sq. ft / 36 m2.
Average Floor Height: 9" / 2.7m. Typical room sizes differ from country to country, and the actual listening experience changes depending on floor height, room shape, surface materials, listening position, speaker locations, etc.)
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What is the Frequency Response of the Klipsch RC-64 III speaker?
Klipsch RC-64 III has a Frequency response range of 57-24k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of up to 200 watts.
Here we have a comparison of how RC-64 III's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
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What are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the Klipsch RC-64 III? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
Klipsch RC-64 III's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
and has a sensitivity of 99 dB
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8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Klipsch RC-64 III is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
99dB of Klipsch RC-64 III is considered a high sensitivity compared to average stereo speaker which makes RC-64 III an easy to drive from Sensitivity perspective. If you are planning to power your speaker with a Tube amp which are generally very low power, the Klipsch RC-64 III will be a good choice.
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RC-64 III has Binding post type connectors and lets bi-amping/bi-wiring. Bi-wiring can provide improvements in the overall transparency of your loudspeakers by running separate speaker wires to the low & high frequency drivers from a single amplifier. Bi-amping allows the use of separate amplifiers for the high & low frequency drivers of your loudspeaker which may result in greater dynamic range & lower distortion.
Klipsch RC-64 III External Dimensions and Weight
Klipsch RC-64 III has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 8 x 35-3/4 x 15-1/4inch (204.0 x 909.0 x 388.0mm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of Klipsch RC-64 III is approximately 3526.9cm2 / 546.7inch2.
The Klipsch RC-64 III weighs 25.00kg / 55lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how RC-64 III's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Klipsch RC-64 III has a Passive Radiator
type cabinet and a furniture grade veneer finish.
Klipsch RC-64 III comes with 6 Self-adhesive rubber feet
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.
Klipsch RC-64 III is available in Walnut.
Does the Klipsch RC-64 III come with a Grille?
RC-64 III comes with magnetic grilles in black color choices. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound to pass as clearly as possible. Since the included grille of the RC-64 III is magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
What's in the Box of Klipsch RC-64 III?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of RC-64 III:
Center channel loudspeakerGrille6 Self-adhesive rubber feet2 Jumpers (pre-installed)Owners Manual
Here is a list of accessories that we think you may need for the Klipsch RC-64 III.
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.