Overview: The Klipsch Reference Series RB-61 is a two-way
bookshelf loudspeaker which delivers high-performance sound using Klipsch's
advanced technologies, world-class materials and elegant design. The RB-61
employs a single 6.5-inch woofer and a Tractrix horn-loaded 1" titanium tweeter
in a bass reflex cabinet.
Tractrix Horn Tweeter: The Klipsch RB-61 features a 1-inch
titanium-diaphragm compression driver inside a square Tractrix Horn for smoother
high-end response with greater extension, enhanced imaging and more powerful
dynamics. The Tractrix Horn delivers a 90-degree wide by 60-degree high
dispersion pattern for a broader sound-stage.
Cerametallic Woofer: The 6.5-inch woofer of the RB-61
bookshelf loudspeaker features Klipsch's distinctive, copper-colored
Cerametallic material. Made with an anodized aluminum, this cone is strong and
dent resistant. The anodizing process converts its inner and outer surfaces to
ceramic. The outcome is a rigid cone with superb damping characteristics that
will not flex or resonate at frequencies within the woofer's operating range The
4-inch woofer also employ a rubber surround for added durability.
Crossover Network: The Klipsch RB-61's crossover network is
constructed using extremely high-quality components including top-of-the-line
internal wiring, polyester film-type capacitors and an air-core inductor to
ensure signal purity and proper driver integration.
Bass Reflex Enclosure: The 6.5-inch Cerametallic cone woofer
and 1-inch titanium diaphragm compression driver are mounted in a Bass reflex
enclosure which features a front-firing port. The bass reflex enclosure features
a MDF cabinet finished with a Black Ash wood-grain vinyl. The enclosure uses a
low-diffraction sculpted cast aluminum front baffle to improve sound dispersion
and features improved internal bracing to prevent unwanted resonance.
Magnetic Grille: The bookshelf loudspeaker features a
removable magnetic grille which easily snaps into place over its cast-aluminum
front baffle. The speaker can be used with or without its grille in place.
Dual Binding Posts: The speaker has two sets of binding
posts connected by jumpers. Using the dual binding posts, you can bi-amp or
bi-wire the speakers.
Magnetically Shielded: The Klipsch RB-61 bookshelf
loudspeaker is magnetically shielded to prevent video interference.
Feet: The speakers come supplied with eight self-adhesive
rubber feet so you can sit the speakers on a stand or shelf securely. The rubber
feet add approximately 0.3125" to the height of the speaker.
Note: These speakers are not equipped with a mounting
bracket, keyhole slot or threaded insert.
Placement: The Reference Series bookshelf loudspeakers are
designed to perform well in a wide variety of locations but you will get the
most out of the speakers by following these simple guidelines.
- Place the front left and right speakers on shelves or stands with their
tweeters at approximately ear height for a seated listener. When used
surround sound speakers, they normally perform best when placed slightly
higher than ear level.
- The bookshelf loudspeakers should be equal distance from the floor and
the wall behind them. It can also helps to have the left and right speakers
at different distances from their nearest side walls. This sort of
staggering helps smooth the bass range.
Note: The Klipsch RB-61 bookshelf loudspeakers are
packaged and sold as pairs.
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