Klipsch's RB-81 II bookshelf speaker provides clear, full-bodied sound to those who demand it, but don't have the room to accommodate a floor-standing speaker. Building on Klipsch's previous Reference speaker line, the Series II models have updated drivers and a new crossover system for even more spacious sound. Pick up a pair, and let these impressive speakers create an intimate listening environment on your next movie or music night.
Horn technology for "front row" sound
All Reference Series II speakers feature a redesigned version of Klipsch's famous horn-loaded tweeter. 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 in a 90°-wide, 60°-high pattern. With their Series II speakers, Klipsch has redesigned the shape and slope of their famous horn enclosure, so your movie soundtracks and music will sound more "open," with improved dynamics and efficiency. All in all, you can count on powerful, "front row" sound that's crystal-clear at all volume levels.
High-tech driver design
The RB-81 II also uses a newly machined, light-yet-rigid Cerametallic woofer with a folded edge to produce smoother mids and tighter bass. The specially treated aluminum in the cone helps to dampen unwanted vibrations and reduce distortion, while an integrated dustcap gives it a cleaner look and adds stability. Dual sets of five-way binding posts let you bi-amp or bi-wire each RB-81 II for even more dynamic sound. And the rigid, braced cabinet comes in a handsome woodgrain vinyl finish.
Check out the rest of our Klipsch lineup, and build a complete Reference Series II home theater or stereo speaker system. And don't forget to add a Klipsch subwoofer for high-impact bass.
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