So Polk Audio Signature S55 tends to get more favorable â reviews than Klipsch RF-82 II, as seen on the chart below. Strikingly affordable, the Polk Audio T30 center channel speaker is an excellent option that wonât break the bank. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. The incorporation of Dynamic Balance technology means crystal-clear dialogue and room-filling theater sound. Discussion in 'Speakers' started by AverageJoeAudiopihle, Aug 7, 2017. Appreciate the feedback- unfortunately the S30's dimensions don't work for my setup on top of my mantle and under my TV.. (too deep). Advertiser Disclosure. X. Product Comparison: Klipsch R-10SW vs Polk Audio PSW10. Serious question (for speaker noob): what makes the S30 better than the S35? + Perhaps more practical - never need a dedicated amp to make these sing. Review: Klipsch Heritage Groove Bluetooth Speaker â Tech Jio I'm not familiar with the Klipsch but that Polk center isn't great. Anyway. That I would have to blast them to levels that my neighbors and Mrs. would hate, and that many of the benefits would simply be lost on me at more normal volumes and room sizes, and as a non audiophile listening intently to music. Highly recommended from everyone I talked to. Question Connecting Klipsch R-100SW Subwoofer to Onkyo A-9010: Outdoor speaker setup (Klipsch) Solved! Agree- S35 is a compromise based on dimensional constraints but certainly not married to them-. However, I've came across the chance to buy a used pair of Klipsch â¦ of the way there in a more discreet package. https://www.amazon.com/Klipsch-RP-640D-Black-Surround-Speaker/dp/B0777QMRG4, Front Speakers: Klipsch RP-400M Reference Premiere Bookshelf Speakers https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07G3BZCTJ/ref=psdc_3236451011_t1_B07G39PDC2, Subwoofer: Klipsch R-100SW 10" Subwoofer https://www.amazon.com/Klipsch-R-100SW-10-Subwoofer/dp/B07FKH9ZDC/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=%2FKlipsch-R-100SW&qid=1552960215&s=gateway&sr=8-3, Center Channel: Polk Audio Signature Series S35 Center Channel Speakers https://www.amazon.com/Polk-Audio-Signature-S35-American/dp/B01LW8H3NX, Front Speakers: Polk Signature Series S15 Bookshelf Speakers https://www.amazon.com/Polk-Audio-Signature-S15-Bookshelf/dp/B01LVWWZS0, Subwoofer: Yamaha NS-SW100BL 10" 100W Powered Subwoofer Black https://www.amazon.com/Yamaha-NS-SW100BL-Powered-Subwoofer-Black/dp/B06XRB1JZS, Option 03: Yamaha **(NEWLY ADDED BASED ON FEEDBACK)**, Center Channel: Yamaha NS-C444 2-Way Center Channel Speaker Black https://www.amazon.com/Yamaha-NS-C444-Center-Channel-Speaker/dp/B0000W4U2M, Front Speakers: Yamaha NS-333 2-Way Bass Reflex Bookshelf Speakers (Pair) https://www.amazon.com/Yamaha-NS-333-Reflex-Bookshelf-Speakers/dp/B0000W4U1S, Subwoofer: Yamaha NS-SW300PN Powered Subwoofer Black https://www.amazon.com/Yamaha-NS-SW300PN-Powered-Subwoofer-Black/dp/B00FRET3IY. I would pair the 707 with the 704c center. Not as large / heavy / overkill in terms of footprint. And Klipsch â¦ My concern with the Klipsch is that I'm selling myself short and missing out on a substantially better audio experience with the LSiM 707 for a fraction of what it would/should cost. Ive seen both on sale for black Friday and Boxing Day sales, the R-120SW going for $500 CAD and the R-12SW going to $400 CAD. Klipsch vs Polk â The War of the Speakers. I can't demo these. Not so much about volume it’s about quality of sound. Cant find anywhere online that discusses the differences between the two of them. Without this, they are still great but may be edged out by the RP-280FA in regards to detail and clarity in movies. I just picked up a pair of the LSiM 707s and the 706c for my 5.1 setup, and I'm enjoying the sound so far. I understand this might improve sound quality, but it does make the living room look more like a theater. Also you realize MusicCast speakers still need power, right? Im guessing you cant run wires to your side speakers? That adds another $1000. Question Klipsch pro media wired 2.1 computer speakers win 10: Question Amp for klipsch r-100sw subwoofer: Question can't get my Klipsch R-12SW to work on my MSI Z390-A Pro: Question What wires/plugs should I use for the Klipsch RP 280FA? That the deep crazy impressive bass is something I don't really need from the speaker, due to planning on having good subs anyway (and limited ability to crank bass with neighbors, etc.). Better detail/clarity than a non-amped 707, + Newer Klipschs much more refined, less harsh than the more traditional stereotype (no pun intended). sid369 Posts: 34. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. My local bestbuy is having a sale on their Klipsch R-10SW Subwoofer. Curious if you could point me in the right direction? One of its most notable features is the built-in phono preamp, which lets you hook it up to a turntable to play vinyl. speakers without an enclosure which can be mounted inside the wall I'm still wondering if they could benefit from a dedicated amp for the towers. However, it's fairly safe to say that Polk Audio T15 are more popular speakers, based on their 1,000+ reviews. This site is a free online resource that strives to offer helpful content and comparison features to its visitors. If the Polks are like... 10%-15% better sounding + better bass... then Klipsch FOR SURE... because I will have a dedicated sub. Was hoping some of the r/hometheater community could set me straight. Trying to decide between using a sound bar or a home theater system for your home? Thoughts? From what I understand they will definitely benefit from a dedicated amp. I also was under the impression they are no slouch on low end bass either, and could pair well with even a modest, humble sub to supplement the lowest frequencies. Klipsch fans will notice the smooth baffle design on the Reference Premiere layout, as opposed to older Reference II speakers. - It's not as over the top wow - no one would claim these compete with $10k speakers - and maybe not as good of an all arounder. Klipsch audio means being able to hear every lick, every drumbeat, every breathe, and every nuance of your music, movies, or TV with unmatched precision. The room I am in is 15x20 I found a pair of floorstanding speakers, the Klipsch R-820F on sale for about $900 CAD all in. Super discreet, too. So Klipsch R-41M, while being a pricier option, tends to get more favorable â reviews than the $65 Polk Audio T15, as seen on the chart below. Your one stop for all things Home Theater (except soundbars). The polk center requires me to remove my hidden drawer from my BDI furniture and expose the center, making it less discreet. They are smaller towers. It's hard for me to get a read on this and I spent the day calling everyone in town. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the hometheater community. Product Comparison: Polk Audio S15 vs Klipsch R-51M. Was hoping some of the r/hometheater community could set me straight. I have them set up with my Denon AVR X3400H, and they can get loud. The Polk gives bass that you can feel. - While they will sound good via standard receiver powering, they really require a dedicated amp to make them shine. Please see the following two configuration options: Receiver: Yamaha RX-V585 https://www.amazon.com/Yamaha-Audio-RX-V585BL-RX-V585-Receiver/dp/B07C126PB6, Wireless Rear Speakers: Yamaha 2 Pack WX-021 MusicCast 20 Wireless Speaker, Black https://www.amazon.com/Yamaha-MusicCast-20-Wireless-Speaker/dp/B07GQVHCWM, Center Channel: Klipsch Reference R-34C (center) https://www.amazon.com/Klipsch-R-34C-Center-Channel-Speaker/dp/B07GDQKQN3, Alternate Center Channel: Klipsch RP-640D Black Surround Home Speaker Matte Black (concerns regarding the limited low-end frequency range of the R-34C, but not sure if it's worth so much extra $$$ for the added range). I currently have the Polk RTI A3 bookshelf speakers and think they could be a little too small? All for over the top power/quality which I may not fully really get to see the benefits of for practical reasons. + Notwithstanding the less significant discount, still cheaper hard cost in cash - especially when factoring in the atmos upfiring speakers, which frankly, are probably more practical given my current life situation and room constraints than trying to mess with front heights and rear and all kinds of solutions (I can't do in-ceiling do to renting). Hey, I'm looking for a new subwoofer. Also as mentioned the s35 center isn't really any good, but sounds like you don't care. Which speaker is more brighter and what the comparable polk speaker to the klipsch RF62ii. Klipsch CDT-5650-C In Ceiling Speakers I was looking at these to buy, what do you guys think? Cookies help us deliver our Services. Honestly, in all aspects the Polk blows the Klipsch away. The 707s are on sale right now for $549 each on Adorama. 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