RP-500M is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Bookshelf speaker by Klipsch. It features a 1" Tractrix Horn Tweeter and 1 x 5.25" Cerametallic Woofer.
Klipsch RP-500M is a member of Klipsch's Reference Premiere (RP) series of speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Klipsch Reference Premiere (RP) Series History
Klipsch RP-500M has a Frequency response range of 48-25k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 75 watts. At a minimum frequency of 48 Hz, RP-500M will provide an average bass depth so depending on your use case, you may consider supplementing your system with a subwoofer.
Crossover frequency for RP-500M is at 1500Hz.
The Bookshelf model with the lowest Low Frequency level in our database is Wharfedale Elysian 2, with bass extending down to impressive 35 Hz.
On the other hand, model with the highest Frequency is Sony SS-CS5 with its high frequency limit of 50 kHz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
Klipsch RP-500M's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms and has a sensitivity of 93 dB.
RP-500M features Single binding posts type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring is not possible.
Cabinet type and Materials
Klipsch RP-500M has a Bass Reflex type cabinet and MDF/Wood-grain vinyl finish. Klipsch RP-500M 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-500M is available in Ebony, Walnut, Piano Black.
Weight and Dimensions
Klipsch RP-500M has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 13.5inch x 6.8inch x 9.4inch (343.0mm x 173.0mm x 241.0mm ). Each speaker weighs 12lbs (5.40kg ).
To have a better perspective on the real life size of Klipsch RP-500M, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
RP-500M has Keyhole mounting bracket that makes it possible to mount on walls and similar surfaces easily.
RP-500M comes with magnetic removable grillesblack.
What's in the Box?
2 Bookshelf loudspeakers 2 Grilles (installed) 8 Self-adhesive rubber feet User Manual Important Safety Instructions Warranty Information
Download User Manual for Klipsch RP-500M
Official Brochure for Klipsch RP-500M
Official Product Page
Official Product Page for Klipsch RP-500M
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.