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Klipsch R-5650-W II

In-wall speaker

Item # 714R5650W2

Treat yourself to top-notch sound with a speaker that blends seamlessly into your home's décor.

Treat yourself to top-notch sound with a speaker that blends seamlessly into your home's décor.

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About the Klipsch R-5650-W II

Treat yourself to top-notch sound with a speaker that blends seamlessly into your home's décor. The Klipsch® R-5650-W II features a hideaway in-wall design and a grille you can paint for an exact match with your room's color scheme. This speaker's high-tech design and solid construction make it a great choice for movie and music lovers alike. Install multiple R-5650-W IIs in your family room for a clutter-free home theater, or use a pair in your bedroom, den, or home office for stereo music.

Treat yourself to top-notch sound with a speaker that blends seamlessly into your home's décor. The Klipsch® R-5650-W II features a hideaway in-wall design and a grille you can paint for an exact match with your room's color scheme. This speaker's high-tech design and solid construction make it a great choice for movie and music lovers alike. Install multiple R-5650-W IIs in your family room for a clutter-free home theater, or use a pair in your bedroom, den, or home office for stereo music.

A rigid anodized aluminum woofer produces 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.

Ready, aim, music!

Because high-frequency sounds are more directional than bass frequencies, it's especially important to target them right toward your ears. The pivoting Tractrix® horn tweeter lets you direct clean highs toward your favorite listening spot. The horn also improves dynamics and efficiency, for powerful, "front row" sound that remains crystal-clear at all volume levels. This design brings out details in everything you listen to, while reducing reflections that can color the sound.

Slimmer chance of being seen

The R-5650-W II keeps a low profile with its SlimTrim™ grille. The visible frame size is reduced by 90% and grille depth is reduced by 80% over previous designs, for a nearly flush finish that blends in beautifully. The paintable, aluminum, magnetic grille attaches securely with ease to virtually eliminate resonant distortion.

An optional in-wall bracket is recommended for installing the R-5650-W II in new construction.

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Product highlights:

  • 1" titanium tweeter with pivoting Tractrix® horn
  • 6-1/2" Cerametallic™ woofer
  • power handling: up to 50 watts RMS (200 watts peak)
  • frequency response 52-23,000 Hz (±3dB)
  • sensitivity 93 dB
  • 8-ohm impedance
  • treble and mid-bass attenuation switches
  • IR receiver knock-out for remote repeater systems
  • paintable SlimTrim™ magnetic grille
  • cutout dimensions: 8"W x 13"H
  • mounting depth: 3-11/16"
  • warranty: lifetime
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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  • MFR # 1014133

What's in the box:

  • In-wall speaker
  • White metal mesh grille
  • Cardboard template
  • Owner's Manual (En/Fr/Sp)

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Klipsch R-5650-W II

Crutchfield customer from Denver, CO on 12/26/2018

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I love the speakers. They were easy to install and the sound is excellent.

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blast me out!

Crutchfield customer from Greeley, CO on 8/24/2018

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THis is such an awesome get up! We love our new theater room! Thanks Crutchfield!!

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Fantastic Surround Speaker!

Jason from Flat Rock, MI on 3/8/2017

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I purchased Klipsch R-5650 W II speakers to replace Mirage Nanosat side surrounds in my HT. I cannot be happier with the purchase. The speaker is well made and feels sturdy. The cam-lever arms that lock the speaker to the wall feel quite robust (follow the instructions & do not over-torque!). The only con I have is the binding post. I would prefer threaded style binding post over the spring-loaded type. Installation is easy. Follow the instructions and think ahead. Be sure to leave some room next to studs to allow for the cam levers to lock. The speakers look great installed and the grille makes them nearly vanish. After calibration I was impressed with the clarity of the new surrounds. My initial test was with music using the "extended stereo" mode on the SC-71. The speakers blended perfectly with my other Klipsch speakers. My basement was enveloped with the crispest and clearest music yet. Multi-channel playback for films made these speakers really shine! A night and day difference between my Nanosats and the Klipsch. Clarity is exceptional. Tweeters blended seamlessly with my other Klipsch speakers as effects moved around the room. Bass response was improved. The highs are clear & well defined without being painful. My HT nearly sounds like an entirely new system! If you are looking for a pair of exceptional surround speakers Klipsch R-5650 W II speakers are a fantastic option. I would not hesitate to purchase again!

Pros: Durable construction Nearly flush fitting grille Easy install in existing wall excellent sound quality

Cons: Speaker binding post not ideal (see review for details)

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Marty J. from Enid, OK on 2/17/2017

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can't get over how true these speakers sound awesome performance....

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Features & specs

Features
Quantity in Package Single
Tweeter Horn-loaded dome
Aimable Tweeter No
Woofer Composition Cerametallic
Woofer Surround Rubber
Moisture-resistant No
Connector Type Spring posts
Bi-Amp Inputs No
Built-in Back-box No
Specs
Tweeter Size 1
Midrange Size N/A
Woofer Size 6.5
Cutout Size 8 x 13
Power Range (Watts) 50
Sensitivity 93 dB
Impedance (Ohms) 8
Frequency Response 52-23kHz
Parts Warranty Ltd. Lifetime
Labor Warranty Ltd. Lifetime

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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 93dB efficiency of this speaker means it will play much louder at low power than other less-efficient speakers.

2-Way Speaker Design: The Klipsch R-5650-W II is equipped with a premium 1" Titanium compression driver (tweeter) mated to an exclusive Tractrix Horn, combined with a 6.5" Cerametallic woofer in a 2-way design.

  • Tweeter: The 1" Titanium dome compression tweeter is mated to a 4" 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. The addition of a Linear Travel Suspension to the tweeter increases high frequency detail and smoothness.
  • Woofer: The copper-colored 6.5" Cerametallic woofer features a solid Aluminum diaphragm, anodized to add stiffness and provide perfect damping, that delivers increased rigidity for even tighter, more defined bass. The new integrated dust cap further strengthens the cone and helps ventilate the voice coil for increased driver durability.

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/Mid-bass Attenuation Switches: Treble and bass contour switches allow sound customization in less-than-ideal speaker placement positions. 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.

ABS Basket/Frame: The R-5650-W II has a sturdy ABS basket and frame. The frame can be painted to match any decor.

SlimTrim Magnetic Grille: With an all new grille, the visible frame size is reduced by 90% and grille depth is reduced by 80% over the previous design, for a more edge-to-edge consistent look that blends in with the wall more attractively. The new aluminum, paintable, magnetic grille attaches tightly and securely with ease to virtually eliminate resonant distortion.

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.

Mounting Options

Installation: The speaker can be installed in new or existing construction. It requires a cutout diameter of 8" wide x 13" high. The mounting flange around the speaker measures 0.75" wide (0.875" wide with grille). For new construction, purchase of the IK-650-W installation kit (714IK650W, sold separately) 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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Would these speakers make good rear surround sound speakers to complement my RP-260F's , RP-440c, and R-112SW? I will eventually add elevation speakers in the ceiling for Atmos.
[ CHARLES OGBURN  Nov 09, 2017 ]
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The Klipsch R-5650-W II speakers can be used in a wide number of home audio applications; including the rear/surround speakers in a home theater system! And based on the other Klipsch speakers in your system, the R-5650-W II sound like a great choice to consider :) If you would like to discuss your system layout in further detail, please feel free to get with one of our Product Advisors by phone (888.955.6000) or online chat. Thanks!
[ Larry  Nov 13, 2017 ]  Staff

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