RP-8000F II is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Floor-standing speaker by Klipsch. It features a 1" Tractrix Horn Tweeter and 2 x 8" Cerametallic cone Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 32-25k Hz and a sensitivity of 98 dB. Klipsch RP-8000F II has an MSRP of 1798$ per pair. RP-8000F II also gives the user optional Dolby Atmos capability by equipping the unit with upward-firing Dolby Atmos drivers.
Klipsch replaced the older RP-8000F with this model. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:
Compare Klipsch RP-8000F II vs Klipsch RP-8000F
RP-8000F II is a member of Klipsch's Reference Premiere (RP) II series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Klipsch Reference Premiere (RP) II Series Speakers
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Klipsch RP-8000F II has a Frequency response range of 32-25k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of up to 150 watts. At a minimum frequency of 32 Hz, RP-8000F II will provide a deep bass that will probably satisfy majority of listeners, especially for music. Movie lovers and music listeners who likes to experience a full range response will still benefit from use of a subwooofer though.
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Here we have a comparison of how RP-8000F II's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among the speakers in our database with a max MSRP price of 2000$ (Pair), these are the 5 Passive Floor-standing speakers that have the deeper bass levels than the Klipsch RP-8000F II's 32Hz:
What is the Crossover frequency of Klipsch RP-8000F II?
Crossover frequency of the RP-8000F II is set to 1630 Hz. 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
Klipsch RP-8000F II's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms and has a sensitivity of 98 dB.
Is the Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-8000F II an easy to drive speaker?
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-8000F II is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
98dB of Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-8000F II is considered a high sensitivity compared to average stereo speaker which makes RP-8000F II an easy to drive from Sensitivity perspective.
RP-8000F II 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 RP-8000F II Speaker Size: Weight and Dimensions
Klipsch RP-8000F II has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 43-3/16 x 10-7/8 x 17-9/16inch (1097.0 x 277.0 x 447.0mm ). Each speaker weighs 28.00kg / 61.6lbs.
Base Surface Area and Volume
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 RP-8000F II is approximately 1238.2cm2 / 191.9inch2.
To have a better perspective on the real life size of Klipsch RP-8000F II, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the Klipsch RP-8000F II virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a media center to get a better idea about the size.
Here we have a comparison of how RP-8000F II's weight compared with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Klipsch RP-8000F II has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and MDF/Wood-grain vinyl finish. Bass Reflex type loudspeakers (aka Ported, Vented or Reflex Port) have enclosures that uses a port, hole or vent cut into the cabinet. Ported designs are generally more efficient than the Sealed designs.
Klipsch RP-8000F II comes with Stabilizer feet (pre-installed)
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 RP-8000F II is a rear-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-8000F II is available in Walnut, Black.
RP-8000F II 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 pass as clearly as possible.Since the included grille of the RP-8000F II magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
What's in the Box of Klipsch RP-8000F II?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of RP-8000F II:
Floorstanding loudspeakerStabilizer feet (pre-installed)Grille2 Terminal jumpers (pre-installed)Rubber cap (pre-installed)User ManualImportant Safety InstructionsWarranty Information
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-8000F II, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Klipsch RP-8000F II
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-8000F II speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Klipsch RP-8000F II
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.