RP-8060FA is a 2-way Passive Bass Reflex Floor-standing speaker by Klipsch. It features a 1" Tractrix Horn Tweeter and 2 x 8" Cerametallic Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 32-25k Hz and a sensitivity of 98 dB. Klipsch RP-8060FA has an MSRP of 3078$ per pair but can often be found around 1998$ per pair. RP-8060FA also features built-in Dolby Atmos system which consists of up-firing one 6.5 inch woofer and one 1-inch tweeter drivers.
Klipsch later replaced RP-8060FA with RP-8060FA II. Follow the link to read our in-depth comparison of these speakers:
Compare Klipsch RP-8060FA vs Klipsch RP-8060FA II
RP-8060FA is a member of Klipsch's Reference Premiere (RP) series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Klipsch Reference Premiere (RP) Series Speakers
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Klipsch RP-8060FA 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-8060FA 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.
Visit our Powered Subwoofers section to find a subwoofer to find out more about the available options.
Here we have a comparison of how RP-8060FA'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 5000$ (Pair), these are the 5 Passive Floor-standing speakers that have the deeper bass levels than the Klipsch RP-8060FA's 32Hz:
Impedance and Sensitivity
Klipsch RP-8060FA's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms and has a sensitivity of 98 dB.
Is the Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-8060FA an easy to drive speaker?
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-8060FA is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
98dB of Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-8060FA is considered a high sensitivity compared to average stereo speaker which makes RP-8060FA an easy to drive from Sensitivity perspective.
RP-8060FA 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-8060FA Speaker Size: Weight and Dimensions
Klipsch RP-8060FA has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 43-1/4 x 10-7/8 x 19-13/16inch (1099.0 x 277.0 x 504.0mm ). Each speaker weighs 32.30kg / 71.1lbs.
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-8060FA is approximately 1396.1cm2 / 216.4inch2.
To have a better perspective on the real life size of Klipsch RP-8060FA, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the Klipsch RP-8060FA 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-8060FA's weight compared with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Klipsch RP-8060FA 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-8060FA 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-8060FA is available in Walnut, Ebony.
RP-8060FA 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-8060FA magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
What's in the Box of Klipsch RP-8060FA?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of RP-8060FA:
Floorstanding loudspeakerStabilizer feet (installed)Grille (installed)2 Terminal jumpers (installed)User ManualImportant Safety InstructionsWarranty Information
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.