About the Klipsch Reference R-26F
Expansive sound from a Klipsch tower
Expansive sound from a Klipsch tower
Many of the home theater systems that I've designed for Crutchfield customers have centered around Klipsch Reference floor-standing speakers. And the R-26F delivers lots of what we've come to expect from Klipsch: energetic, room-filling sound that brings your music and movie soundtracks to life. Use a pair of these dynamic towers to anchor your home theater system's front sound stage with authority. Or set them up with your two-channel music system and enjoy big, rich stereo sound.
Iconic Klipsch design
Over the years Klipsch has become famous for their Tractrix® horn-loaded tweeter. This design produces clear, accurate high frequencies. The R-26F utilizes this tweeter along with two 6-1/2" copper spun woofers to create natural, full-range sound with solid bass response. It's also very efficient, so you won't need a lot of power to drive it. Two sets of sturdy 5-way binding posts allow for bi-amping or bi-wiring.
Build a complete Reference system
Add more bass to a pair of R-26Fs with a matching subwoofer, or team them with other Klipsch Reference speakers for high-impact home theater.
Bookshelf speakers: Klipsch R-14M and Klipsch R-15M
Center channel: Klipsch R-25C
Surround speakers: Klipsch R-14S
Floor-standing speakers: Klipsch R-24F and Klipsch R-28F
Powered subwoofers: Klipsch R-10SW and Klipsch R-12SW
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- frequency response: 38-24,000 Hz (±3dB)
- impedance: 8 ohms compatible
- sensitivity: 97 dB
- power handling: up to 100 watts RMS (400 watts peak)
- 90° x 90° Hybrid Cross-Section Tractrix® horn with 1" LTS (Linear Travel Suspension) aluminum diaphragm compression tweeter
- dual 6-1/2" copper spun magnetically shielded IMG woofers
- bass-reflex design
- front-firing port provides fast, efficient airflow from the cabinet for clear, powerful bass
- removable grille offers a clean, streamlined look
- durable polymer veneer finish
- dual 5-way binding post speaker terminals can be bi-wired or bi-amped
- 10-7/8"W x 40-3/16"H x 14-1/2"D
- weight: 41.9 lbs. each
- warranty: 5 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # 1060673
What's in the box:
Klipsch Reference R-26F owner's manual
- Floorstanding loudspeaker
- User Manual
- Warranty sheet
- Important Safety Instructions
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Features & specs
|Tweeter Size (inches)||1|
|Midrange Size (inches)||N/A|
|Woofer Size (inches)||6.5|
|Woofer Composition||Copper-spun IMG|
|Built-in Powered Sub||---|
|Dolby Atmos Drivers|
|Connector Type||5-way post|
|Parts Warranty||5 Years|
|Labor Warranty||5 Years|
|Frequency Response||38-24k Hz|
|Subwoofer Amp Power||---|
1" Horn-Loaded Tweeter: The R-26F floorstanding speaker features Klipsch's proprietary Tractrix Horn technology mated with a 1" aluminum LTS tweeter, for impressive high-end response and greater extension, enhanced imaging and powerful dynamics.
- Tractrix Horn Technology: The square Tractrix Horn delivers a 90° (w) x 90° (h) dispersion pattern for a broader sound-stage.
- LTS (Linear Travel Suspension): Behind each horn lies a 1.0-inch aluminum tweeter with a linear travel suspension to minimizes distortion for enhanced, detailed performance.
Dual 6.5" Copper-Spun IMG Woofers: The Klipsch R-26F floorstanding speaker is outfitted with two 6.5" Copper-Spun IMG woofers. The Copper-Spun IMG (Injection Molded Graphite) woofer is exceptionally light while being extremely rigid - providing remarkable low frequency response, with minimal cone breakup and distortion.
Front-Firing Port: The Klipsch Reference series floorstanding speaker features a front-firing port that is perfectly matched to the cabinet and drivers. The front placement of the port creates ideal airflow with minimal distortion.
MDF Cabinet: The Klipsch R-26F floorstanding speaker features a MDF cabinet with a brushed polymer veneer black finish that seamlessly integrates into almost any room or decor. MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) is utilized because of its damping characteristics for natural, uncolored sound without unwanted vibration and distortion.
Acoustically Transparent Grille: The Klipsch R-26F floorstanding loudspeaker comes with a removable, black cloth grille that is acoustically transparent.
Dual 5-Way Binding Posts: The Klipsch Reference series floorstanding speaker is fitted with two sets of 5-way binding posts connected by jumpers. Using the dual binding posts, you can bi-amp or bi-wire the speakers. The binding post terminals will accept banana plugs (single or dual), pin-connectors, spade-lugs, and bare wire (up to 10AWG).
Integrated Rubber Feet: The Klipsch R-26F floorstanding speaker features four integrated rubber feet for placing the speaker securely and safely on your hardwood, laminate, or tile floor (these rubber feet should never be removed). The floorstanding speaker does not come with any carpet spikes.
Placement: For optimum performance, Klipsch suggests placing the floorstanding speakers 6' to 15' apart. They may also be toed-in slightly for better stereo imaging. The listening position should be about 1 to 1.5x the distance separating the speakers.
Reference Series: The Klipsch Reference series consists of three floorstanding speakers (R-24F/R-26F/R-28F), two bookshelf speakers (R-14M/R-15M), one center channel speaker (R-25C), and one surround speaker (R-14S). The Klipsch Reference series line-up of loudspeakers sound great in stereo and home theater applications.
Optional Powered Sub: For bigger & deeper bass response, pair the R-26F floorstanding speaker with one of Klipsch's powered subwoofers (sold separately - see Accessories Tab).
8 questions already asked
The Klipsch speaker line is top notch! I initially found them to be a little too bright, but that turned out to be due to the crossover setting on my receiver. After adjusting the crossover they sound outstanding! Tremendous amount of power and will rock the entire house.
Ronald from Seymour, TN