R-8SW is a Ported type Powered Subwoofer by Klipsch with a frequency range of 38-120 Hz. It features 1 x 8" Copper IMG Woofer, and powered by a 50 watts amplifier.
R-8SW is a member of Klipsch's Reference (R) series of Powered subwoofers. Below you can see the main specs of these subwoofers as well as review and comparison links.
Klipsch Reference (R) Series Subwoofers
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Klipsch R-8SW has a Frequency response range of 38-120 Hz at ±3dB.
Here we have a comparison of how R-8SW'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 500$, these are the 5 Powered Subwoofer models that can reach deeper bass levels than the Klipsch R-8SW's 38Hz:
Klipsch R-8SW has a variable Low-pass filter (LFP) which lets you choose a frequency level between 40-120 Hz in order to block any frequencies above that point from reaching the amplifier.
Inputs and Outputs
- PreampLevel Inputs: Stereo RCA/LFE
- SpeakerLevel Inputs: No
- SpeakerLevel Outputs: No
- Wireless: No
Klipsch R-8SW External Dimensions and Weight
Klipsch R-8SW has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 13-3/16 x 11-3/4 x 13-9/16inch (335.0 x 299.0 x 345.0mm ).
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 R-8SW is approximately 1031.6cm2 / 159.9inch2.
To get a better perspective on the real life size of Klipsch R-8SW, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the Klipsch R-8SW virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a media center to get a better idea about the size.
The Klipsch R-8SW weighs 6.82kg / 15lbs. 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 R-8SW's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
Klipsch R-8SW has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet. Ported subwoofers are generally accepted to be more suitable for home theatre systems whereas the sealed designs are preferred for music oriented systems.
Klipsch R-8SW is a bottom-firing port speaker
What's in the Box of Klipsch R-8SW?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of R-8SW:
Powered sub6.5-feet AC power cordUser ManualImportant Safety InstructionsWarranty Sheet
2 Years of parts warranty and 2 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.