About the Klipsch R-1650-CSM
You might think that you can't have stereo sound in that hallway or nook because of limited space. Think again. The Klipsch® R-1650-CSM reproduces both channels of a stereo mix with a single speaker in-ceiling design. It boasts a 6-1/2" polypropylene woofer for tight bass, plus two 1" dome tweeters for clear highs. The R-1650-CSM is a great choice for listening to your tunes in the kitchen while preparing meals, or enjoying background music in the den while entertaining guests. Plus you can paint the grille to blend beautifully into any room's décor.
An optional in-ceiling bracket is recommended for installing the R-1650-CSM in new construction (or a room that's undergoing major renovation).
- two 1" polymer dome tweeters
- 6-1/2" polypropylene woofer
- power handling: up to 35 watts RMS (140 watts peak)
- frequency response 50-20,000 Hz (±3dB)
- sensitivity 87 dB
- 8-ohm impedance
- paintable grille
- cutout dimensions: 8-1/4" diameter
- mounting depth: 4-13/16"
- warranty: limited lifetime
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # 1007210
What's in the box:
- Ceiling-mount speaker
- White metal mesh grille
- Plastic paint mask
- Cardboard template
- Owner's Manual (Eng/Fren/Span/+ 5 other languages)
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Features & specs
|Quantity in Package||Single|
|Connector Type||Spring clips|
|Bi-Amp Inputs||Stereo input|
|Power Range (Watts)||up to 35|
|Parts Warranty||Ltd. Lifetime|
|Labor Warranty||Ltd. Lifetime|
In-ceiling Design The Klipsch R-1650-CSM in-ceiling speaker can be used in bathrooms, closets, hallways, or anywhere multiple speakers would not be practical.
Stereo Input: The R-1650-CSM has dual spring clip terminals to accept signals from both left and right channels. The dual voice coil woofer sums the low frequencies from the stereo input to mono. The upper frequencies are handled by individually for the two channels by a coaxially mounted dual-tweeter array, to preserve the stereo effect. The terminals accept up to 12-gauge speaker wire.
Drivers: The R-1650-CSM is equipped with the following drivers:
- Tweeters: two 1" polymer dome tweeters
- Woofer: a 6-1/2" polypropylene dual voice coil woofer
Basket/Frame: The R-1650-CSM has a sturdy ABS basket and frame. The frame can be painted to match any decor (a clear paint mask is supplied to protect the drivers from overspray). The aluminum mesh grille is also paintable.
Power Specifications Note: The manufacturer has specified the maximum power handling of this speaker as 35 watts RMS (140 W Peak). Klipsch has also published a recommended amplifier power specification as 70 watts.
Installation: The speaker requires a cutout diameter of 8.33". The speaker should be installed in drywall at least 3/8" thick. It can also be installed in a drop ceiling (2' x 2' or 2' x 4' ceiling tiles only). In both cases, to maximize the acoustic performance of the in-ceiling speakers, Klipsch recommends you replace the original mounting panel with 1/2" or 3/4" plywood or MDF. A cardboard template is included to assist you in making the cutout.
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