RP-160M is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Klipsch. It features a 1" Tractrix Horn Tweeter and 1 6.5" Cerametallic Woofer.
Klipsch later replaced RP-160M with RP-600M. Follow the link to read our in-depth comparison of these speakers:
Compare Klipsch RP-160M vs Klipsch RP-600M
Klipsch RP-160M is a member of Klipsch's Reference Premiere (RP) series of speakers. Below you can see the latest models in this series and how their main specs have changed with each new version.
Klipsch Reference Premiere (RP) Series History
RP-160M has a Frequency response range of 45-25k Hz and Power Range of 100 watts.
Crossover frequency for RP-160M is at 1500Hz.
The Bookshelf model with the lowest Low Frequency level in our database is Polk S20, with bass extending down to impressive 39 Hz.
On the other hand, model with the highest Frequency is Revel M126Be with its high frequency limit of 44 kHz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Klipsch RP-160M's impedance level is 8 ohms and has a sensitivity of 95 dB.
RP-160M has Dual binding posts/bi-wire/bi-amp type connectors and lets bi-amping/bi-wiring.
Cabinet type and Materials
Klipsch RP-160M has a Bass Reflex type cabinet and MDF/Wood-grain vinyl finish. Klipsch RP-160M is a back-firing port speaker. so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
Klipsch RP-160M is available in Ebony, Cherry.
Weight and Dimensions
Klipsch RP-160M has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 24-28 (424.0mm x 224.0mm x 327.0mm ). Each speaker weighs 19.9lbs (9.03kg ).
To have a better perspective on the real life size of Klipsch RP-160M, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
RP-160M doesn't sport any built-in mounting bracket so you need an external structure to mount on walls.
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.
RP-160M comes with magnetic removable grillesblack.
What's in the Box?
2 Bookshelf loudspeakers 2 Detachable magnetic grilles User Manual Warranty Information Important Safety Instructions
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