Enjoy high-fidelity sound without crowding your room with conventional speakers. The Klipsch® R-5800-W features a hideaway in-wall design that doesn't take up a single inch of floor space. Plus, you can paint the grille for easy décor matching. This speaker's high-tech design and solid construction make it a great choice for movie and music lovers alike. Install multiple R-5800-Ws in your family room for a clutter-free home theater, or use a pair in your bedroom, den, or home office for stereo music.

This speaker's rigid 8" anodized aluminum woofer produces strong, accurate bass and mid-bass. The pivoting tweeter lets you direct clean highs toward your favorite listening spot, for a broad soundstage with well-defined imaging. And tweeter and mid-bass level switches let you tailor the sound to suit your personal taste and room's acoustics.

Horn technology for room-filling sound
Because high-frequency sounds are more directional than bass frequencies, it's especially important to target them right toward your ears. Klipsch places their titanium tweeter inside a flared opening, known as a "horn," which disperses the highs evenly across your listening area. This design brings out details in everything you listen to, while reducing reflections that can color the sound. The horn also improves dynamics and efficiency, for powerful, "front row" sound that remains crystal-clear at all volume levels.

An optional in-wall bracket is recommended for installing the R-5800-W in new construction.

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Product Highlights:

  • pivoting Tractrix® horn with 1" titanium tweeter
  • 8" Cerametallic™ woofer
  • handles up to 100 watts
  • frequency response 40-20,000 Hz (±3dB)
  • sensitivity 94 dB
  • 8-ohm impedance
  • treble and mid-bass attenuation switches
  • IR receiver knock-out for remote repeater systems
  • paintable aluminum grille
  • cutout dimensions: 9-1/4"W x 14-3/4"H
  • mounting depth: 3-3/4"
  • lifetime warranty
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    • Rectangular in-wall speaker
    • White metal mesh grille
    • Plastic paint mask
    • Cardboard template
    • Owner's Manual (Eng/Fren/Span/+ 5 other languages)

    Features and Specs

    Enclosure Type In-wall
    Video Shielded No
    Tweeter Horn-loaded dome
    Midrange Size ---
    Woofer Size 8
    Woofer Composition Cerametallic
    Woofer Surround Rubber
    Power Range (Watts) 10-100
    Sensitivity 94 dB
    Impedance (Ohms) 8
    Frequency Response 40-20kHz
    Connector Type Spring posts
    Bi-Amp Inputs No
    Parts Warranty Ltd. Lifetime
    Labor Warranty Ltd. Lifetime

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    Features

    High Efficiency: The high-efficiency design of the Klipsch in-wall speakers allows you to get much more output than most in-wall and in-ceiling speakers. Due to the long speaker wire runs that are common in whole-house audio systems, the power coming from the amplifier is significantly reduced by the time it reaches the speakers. The 94dB efficiency of this speaker means it will play much louder at low power than other less-efficient speakers.

    Drivers: The R-5800-W is equipped with the following drivers:

    • Tweeter: a 1" Titanium dome compression tweeter mated to a 6" square, pivoting Tractrix Horn, which disperses the sound 90° horizontally and 60° vertically into the room. The horn design dramatically increases efficiency by enabling the speaker to produce more output using less energy. The horn-loaded tweeter allows you to point the sound to a specific location, and has more controlled directivity than a conventional dome tweeter.
    • Woofer: a copper-colored 8" Cerametallic woofer

    Speaker Terminals: The speaker has a gold-plated pair of spring-loaded binding posts that can accept up to 12-gauge wire, single banana plugs, or pin connectors.

    Tweeter/Midbass Attenuation Switches: If the speaker is installed in an acoustically bright room, such as a bathroom or a kitchen, you can attenuate the tweeter by -3dB, using the Tweeter Attenuation Switch. If the speaker is located in a corner and produces too much bass, you should adjust the Mid-bass level switch (-3dB). Both switches are located on the front of the speaker.

    Frame: The R-5800-W has a sturdy ABS frame, which can be painted to match any decor (a clear paint mask is supplied to protect the drivers from overspray). The metal mesh grille is also paintable.

    Power Specifications Note: The manufacturer has specified the maximum power handling of this speaker as 50 watts RMS (200 W Peak). Klipsch has also published a recommended amplifier power specification as 100 watts. For the purpose of matching the speaker with the best amplifier, Crutchfield is listing the power specification as 100 watts.

    Mounting Options

    Installation: The speaker can be installed in new or existing construction. It requires a cutout of 9.25" wide x 14.75" high. For new construction, purchase of the IK-800-W installation kit (item # 714IK800W) is highly recommended. For existing construction, the speaker should be installed in drywall (or other mounting surfaces) at least 3/8" thick.

    IR Knockout: A 1/2" diameter knockout panel is provided in the lower left hand corner of the speaker frame for installing an IR sensor.

     

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