RP-1400SW is a Ported type Powered Subwoofer by Klipsch with a frequency range of 16-141 Hz. It features 1 x 14" Cerametallic Woofer, and powered by a Class D 500 watts amplifier.
RP-1400SW is a member of Klipsch's Reference Premiere Sub series of Powered subwoofers. Below you can see the main specs of these subwoofers as well as review and comparison links.
Klipsch Reference Premiere Sub Series Subwoofers
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Klipsch RP-1400SW has a Frequency response range of 16-141 Hz at ±3dB. Thanks to its 1 x 14-inch driver and 500 watts RMS ( 1000 watts MAX ) amplifier, at 16Hz the RP-1400SW can generate bass levels that is even below 20Hz which is considered to be the bottom limit of Full Range sound (20Hz -20kHz) that human can hear.
Here we have a comparison of how RP-1400SW's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among all subwoofers in our database with a max MSRP price of 1500$, these are the 3 Powered Subwoofer models that can reach deeper bass levels than the Klipsch RP-1400SW's 16Hz:
Klipsch RP-1400SW has a variable Low-pass filter (LFP) which lets you choose a frequency level between 40-160 Hz in order to block any frequencies above that point from reaching the amplifier.
Klipsch RP-1400SW also features a High-pass filter (HFP) working at N/A Hz, used to block any frequencies below that point.
Inputs and Outputs
- PreampLevel Inputs: Stereo RCA/LFE
- SpeakerLevel Inputs: No
- SpeakerLevel Outputs: No
- Wireless: No
Klipsch RP-1400SW lets you make a wireless connection to your system with an optional WA-2 Wireless Kit
adapter. Wireless connection helps to minimize the cables running on your floor.
Klipsch RP-1400SW External Dimensions and Weight
Klipsch RP-1400SW has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 21-5/16inch x 20inch x 25-11/16inch (542.0 x 508.0 x 653.0mm ).
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 RP-1400SW is approximately 3317.2cm2 / 514.2inch2.
To get a better perspective on the real life size of Klipsch RP-1400SW, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the Klipsch RP-1400SW virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a media center to get a better idea about the size.
The Klipsch RP-1400SW weighs 38.05kg / 83.7lbs. Weight of a subwoofer is an important factor when you need to move and reposition the unit often to find the optimal positioning, also known as 'Subwoofer Crawling'. Here is a comparison of how RP-1400SW's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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How does the Klipsch RP-1400SW compare to the Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-1600SW?
One of the natural alternative to the Klipsch RP-1400SW is the RP-1600SW which is located one step higher in Klipsch's Powered Subwoofer selection.
Here is a scaled size comparison of these two speakers to give you an idea how their external dimensions compare:
Check the Detailed Comparison of Klipsch RP-1400SW vs RP-1600SW for more details.
Cabinet type and Materials
Klipsch RP-1400SW has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and a MDF with Vinyl finish. Ported subwoofers are generally accepted to be more suitable for home theatre systems whereas the sealed designs are preferred for music oriented systems.
Klipsch RP-1400SW is a front-firing port speaker , which gives you more flexibility compared to rear firing speakers when you need to place it close against a wall or other surfaces.
Klipsch RP-1400SW is available in Ebony.
Does the Klipsch RP-1400SW come with a Grille?
RP-1400SW comes with 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.
Here is a list of accessories that we think you may need for the Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-1400SW.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-1400SW, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for Klipsch RP-1400SW
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-1400SW speaker:
Official Brochure for Klipsch RP-1400SW
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-1400SW speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for Klipsch RP-1400SW
5 years of parts warranty and 5 years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.