Klipsch Reference R-25C is a 2-way Passive Sealed 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 Tractrix Horn Tweeter and 2 x 5.25" Copper spun Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 82-24K Hz and a sensitivity of 98 dB. Klipsch Reference R-25C has an MSRP of 129$.
What size of room is the Klipsch Reference R-25C speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the Klipsch Reference R-25C 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.)
What are the speakers in Klipsch's Reference (R) Series?
R-25C is a member of Klipsch's Reference (R) series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
Klipsch Reference (R) Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the Klipsch Reference R-25C speaker?
Klipsch Reference R-25C has a Frequency response range of 82-24K Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of up to 100 watts.
Here we have a comparison of how R-25C's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Center Channel Speakers
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What is the Crossover frequency of Klipsch Reference R-25C?
The Crossover frequency of the R-25C is set to 1800 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.
What are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the Klipsch Reference R-25C? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
Klipsch Reference R-25C's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
and has a sensitivity of 98 dB
Center Channel Speakers
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so Klipsch Reference R-25C is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
98dB of Klipsch Reference R-25C is considered a high sensitivity compared to average stereo speaker which makes R-25C 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 Reference R-25C will be a good choice.
Check the amplifiers that are in a similar price range to the Klipsch Reference R-25C:
R-25C features Binding post type connectors. Bi-amping and Bi-wiring are not possible.
Klipsch Reference R-25C External Dimensions and Weight
Klipsch Reference R-25C has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 7.25 x 18.75 x 7.25-inch (184 x 476 x 184mm ).
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 Reference R-25C is approximately 876.0cm2 / 135.8inch2.
To get a better perspective on the real life size of Klipsch Reference R-25C, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
The Klipsch Reference R-25C weighs 6.70kg / 14.7lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how R-25C's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Klipsch Reference R-25C has a Sealed
type cabinet and a Polymer Veneer finish.
Klipsch Reference R-25C comes with 4 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 Reference R-25C is available in Black.
Does the Klipsch Reference R-25C come with a Grille?
R-25C 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 R-25C is magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
What's in the Box of Klipsch Reference R-25C?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of R-25C:
Center-channel loudspeakerGrilleUser ManualImportant Safety InstructionsWarranty Information
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Klipsch Reference R-25C, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Klipsch Reference R-25C
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Klipsch Reference R-25C speaker:
Official Brochure for Klipsch Reference R-25C
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Klipsch Reference R-25C speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Klipsch Reference R-25C
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.