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Klipsch Reference R-625FA

Dolby Atmos®-enabled floor-standing speaker

Item # 714R625FA

You may have heard about Dolby Atmos — it's a type of surround sound that expands your home theater's...

You may have heard about Dolby Atmos — it's a type of surround sound that expands your home theater's...

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About the Klipsch Reference R-625FA

Two speakers in one

You may have heard about Dolby Atmos — it's a type of surround sound that expands your home theater's soundstage vertically using dedicated height channels. The Klipsch Reference R-625FA works like a regular floor-standing speaker, but it's also got an additional set of upward-firing drivers built into the top of the cabinet to reflect sound off of your ceiling. That's a lot of Klipsch home theater goodness in one speaker.

Two speakers in one

You may have heard about Dolby Atmos — it's a type of surround sound that expands your home theater's soundstage vertically using dedicated height channels. The Klipsch Reference R-625FA works like a regular floor-standing speaker, but it's also got an additional set of upward-firing drivers built into the top of the cabinet to reflect sound off of your ceiling. That's a lot of Klipsch home theater goodness in one speaker.

Convenience and value

We love how the Klipsch Reference line delivers lots of performance for the price, and, judging by the reviews we've received over the years, so do our customers. Grabbing a pair of these towers is an excellent way to outfit your home theater for the next generation of surround sound on a reasonable budget.

Does your receiver have what it takes?

You'll need a home theater receiver with Dolby Atmos in order to get enhanced surround sound with these speakers.

Build a complete Reference Dolby Atmos system

Bookshelf speakers (an option for rear channels): Klipsch R-41M and Klipsch R-51M
Center channel: Klipsch R-52C
Dedicated surround speakers: Klipsch R-14S
Add-on Dolby Atmos speakers (can be used for rear height channels, if your system has them): Klipsch R-41SA
Powered subwoofers: Klipsch R-10SW and Klipsch R-12SW

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Product highlights:

    Main Channel Specifications:
      • frequency response: 38-21,000 Hz (±3dB)
      • impedance: 8 ohms compatible
      • sensitivity: 96 dB
      • power handling: up to 100 watts RMS (400 watts peak)
      • 90° x 90° Tractrix® horn with 1" LTS (Linear Travel Suspension) aluminum tweeter
      • two 6-1/2" spun copper IMG (injection-molded graphite) woofers
      • bass-reflex (ported) cabinet design
      • gold-plated single binding post speaker terminals
    Height Channel Specifications:
      • frequency response: conforms to Dolby Atmos specification
      • impedance: 8 ohms compatible
      • sensitivity: conforms to Dolby Atmos specification
      • power handling: up to 75 watts RMS (150 watts peak)
      • Tractrix® horn with 1" LTS aluminum tweeter
      • 5-1/4" spun copper IMG (injection-molded graphite) cone woofer
      • acoustic suspension (sealed) cabinet design
      • gold-plated binding post speaker terminals
    • removable front and top grilles
    • brushed black polymer finish
    • built-in MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) base for increased speaker stability
    Dimensions and Warranty:
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    What's in the box:

    • Floorstanding loudspeaker
    • 2 Grilles (installed)
    • 2 Feet
    • 4 Screws
    • Quick Setup Guide
    • Important Safety Instructions
    • Warranty Information
    • Loudspeaker Feet note

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    Crutchfield customer from Broken Arrow, OK on 6/20/2019

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    Great sounding speaker. Still haven't tried out the Atmos. More impressed with the awesome customer service from Crutchfield.

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    Daniel from Syracuse, NY on 6/7/2019

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    having installed these in the attic / man cave they make up for the ceiling space just like you would want . total balance in the sound field as you feel like your inside the music now and not up against a wall. Ran the amp direct thru and up as loud as (I) like and was properly scolded by the neighbors. works for me.

    Pros: exactly what i needed.

    Cons: the Neighbors....

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    Crutchfield customer from Richmond, VA on 5/9/2019

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    Great quality sound. I have 2 of these with my 3.1.2 atmos system.

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    Crutchfield customer from Pensacola, FL on 5/6/2019

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    Awesome sound.... Denon 4500 I found I needed to add 3db gain on the Atmos speakers to have the "overhead" effects actually be heard in my home.

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    Emersive sound

    Matthew from Staten Island, NY on 4/15/2019

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    Purchase Klipsch 625fa from Crutchfield and I must say the movie theater experience is now in my living room

    Pros: Great looking even better sound

    Cons: None

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    I've always been impressed with Klipsch's clarity and tone

    Crutchfield customer from Covington, KY on 3/25/2019

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    Sounds great. I'm still trying to get the sound levels and everything zeroed in but it sounds great. Warm rich sound. I've been a fan of Klipsch since I heard them at a friends house. I've always been impressed with Klipsch's clarity and tone and these are exactly what I was hoping for

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    Steven from Indianapolis, IN on 3/3/2019

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    Very well-built feels good sounds great

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    Awesome speakers

    Rafael from Las Vegas, NV on 2/20/2019

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    They sound great

    Pros: They have an outstanding sound

    Cons: They bit to much base sound

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    Randy from Martinsburg, WV on 2/7/2019

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    Can turn my Sony A/V receiver to max. volume with no distortion at 100w 2 channels driven. The bass is incredible...almost sounds like subs are built in. Can't wait to complete my home theater set up with more Klipsch speakers!!

    Pros: Good clean sound at high volume. Bass hits pretty hard.

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    Crutchfield customer from East Quogue, NY on 2/3/2019

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    Fantastic speaker at a great price! The Dolby Atmos enabled speaker has lifted up how I listen to music.

    Pros: Incredible sound; works well with music and movies; simply love it!

    Cons: None

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    Great speakers

    Crutchfield customer from Greenland, NH on 1/20/2019

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    Great speakers. Love having the ATMOS modules built in. Only wish the terminals used "standard" spacing as I had to buy new individual banana plugs to replace my dual connectors.

    Pros: Great sound and very convenient.

    Cons: Terminal spacing is non-standard.

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    Crutchfield customer from Fort Worth, TX on 12/30/2018

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    sounds incredible

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    Crutchfield customer from Manchester, NH on 12/23/2018

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    Excellent speakers! Good stereo imaging and sound!

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    Monolithic greatness

    James from Armonk, NY on 12/16/2018

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    Great build quality, great sound. From classy with the speaker grill on, to flashy with it off.

    Pros: Balanced sound distribution that fills a room without excessive setup.

    Cons: Make sure you have the floor space!

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    Sound great

    David from Creedmoor, NC on 12/14/2018

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    Best sound I've had at home.

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    Peter from Margate City, NJ on 12/10/2018

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    Nice looking and sound great. The only question is how often will you be able to use the Dolby Atmos at this time.

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    Eric from Pflugerville, TX on 11/8/2018

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    Great speakers, these sound very crisp and clear.

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    Jayesh from Bolingbrook, IL on 11/3/2018

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    Love it . Sounds amazing The compliments from all visitors just don't stop ??

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    More details on the Klipsch Reference R-625FA

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    Features & specs

    General
    Enclosure Bass Reflex
    Finish MDF/Wood-grain vinyl
    Color Black
    Tweeter Tractrix Horn
    Tweeter Size (inches) 1
    Midrange Size (inches) N/A
    Woofer Size (inches) 6.5
    Woofer Composition Copper-spun IMG
    Woofer Surround Rubber
    Built-in Powered Sub No
    Video-Shielded No
    Connector Type Post
    Bi-amp Inputs No
    Parts Warranty 5 Years
    Labor Warranty 5 Years
    Specifications
    Power Range 100
    Frequency Response 38-21k Hz
    Sensitivity 96 dB
    Impedance (Ohms) 8
    Subwoofer Amp Power ---
    Height (inches) 40-3/16
    Width (inches) 9-3/8
    Depth (inches) 16-3/4
    Weight 49 lbs

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    Features

    Integrated Dolby Atmos Speaker: Not just your typical full-range tower speaker, the Klipsch R-625FA features a high performance up-firing Dolby Atmos speaker integrated in the top of the cabinet that reflects sound off the ceiling for an enveloping soundstage. The integrated up-firing speaker consists of a 1" aluminum LTS tweeter mated to a 90° x 90° square Tractrix Horn, plus a 5.25" spun-copper IMG cone woofer.

    Note: Dolby Atmos delivers captivating, object-based sound that places and moves audio anywhere in the room to bring entertainment alive all around the audience. With Dolby Atmos sound comes alive from all directions, including overhead, to fill a home theater with astonishing clarity, power, detail and depth. Learn more out Dolby Atmos here.

    1" Horn-Loaded Tweeter: The R-625FA floorstanding loudspeaker 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.

    • 90°x90° Tractrix Horn: The square Tractrix Horn delivers a 90° (w) x 90° (h) dispersion pattern for a broader sound-stage. Klipsch exclusive Tractrix horn technology ensures that the speaker's high frequency energy is aimed at the listener and reduces artificial reverb or filtering caused by indirect sound bouncing off of walls. Using this proprietary focused technology provides clarity, dynamics, and detail for your movies and music
    • LTS (Linear Travel Suspension): Behind each horn lies a 1.0" tweeter with a linear travel suspension. Klipsch exclusive Linear Travel Suspension (LTS) minimizes distortion for enhanced, detailed performances. In addition, Using Kapton (an extremely light and rigid material) in the tweeter suspension provides high efficiency and improve resolution and detail.

    Dual 6.5" Copper-Spun IMG Woofers: The Klipsch R-625FA floorstanding speaker houses two 6.5" Copper-Spun IMG woofers. The Copper-Spun IMG (Injection Molded Graphite) woofers are exceptionally light while being extremely rigid - providing remarkable low frequency response, with minimal cone breakup and distortion.

    Power Handling: The R-625FA's main front channel, consisting of one 1" Tractrix horn-loaded LTS tweeter and two 6.5" Copper-Spun IMG woofers, can handle up to 100 watts continuous (RMS) and 400 watts max (Peak). The R-625FA's up-firing Dolby Atmos channel, consisting of one 1" Tractrix horn-loaded LTS tweeter and one 5.25" Copper-Spun IMG woofer, can handle up to 75 watts continuous (RMS) and 150 watts max (Peak).

    Rear Tractrix Port: The rear-firing Tractrix port is perfectly matched to the cabinet and woofers, creating ideal airflow with minimal distortion or turbulence even at the lowest frequencies.

    MDF Cabinet: The Klipsch R-625FA floorstanding speaker features a MDF cabinet with a scratch-resistant, textured wood grain vinyl that seamlessly integrates into almost any room or decor. The enclosure's reinforced MDF construction reduces cabinet vibration for less audible coloration and improved sonic accuracy.

    Acoustically Transparent Grilles: The Klipsch R-625FA floorstanding speaker comes with two removable, black cloth grille that are acoustically transparent.

    Binding Posts: The R-625FA is fitted with a set of binding posts for the speaker's main channel and height (elevation) channel. These sturdy binding post terminals ensure a secure connection to many types of cable and connectors. The binding post terminals will accept banana plugs (single only), pin-connectors, spade-lugs and bare wire (up to 10AWG). Two plastic caps will need to be removed to use banana plugs. The speaker terminals are placed low on the cabinet for convenience and an unobtrusive connection.

    Note: The speaker's main channel binding posts will need to be connected to your AV receiver's main front speaker outputs, while the speaker's height (elevation) channel binding posts must be connected to your AV receiver's Dolby Atmos effects speaker outputs.

    Stabilizer Feet: The Klipsch R-625FA includes two stabilizer feet that will need to be installed to the bottom of the speaker enclosure using the included hardware. Each stabilizer foot features two integrated rubber pads safe for hardwood, tile, laminate, and vinyl flooring. No carpet spikes are included, and the speaker will not support optional carpet spikes or other type of feet.

    Note: The Klipsch Reference series floorstanding speaker should not be used without the stabilizer feet installed, due to stability and sound performance reasons.

    Application & Placement: The Klipsch R-625FA floorstanding loudspeaker can be used in a home theater application as front and/or rear speakers.

    • Front Placement: For optimum performance in a stereo application or as front speakers in a home theater application, Klipsch suggests placing the loudspeakers 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.
    • Rear Placement: When used as surround speakers in a home theater setup, the loudspeakers should be placed by the walls directly adjacent to the listening position. Another option would be by the wall behind the listening position.

    Reference Series: The Klipsch Reference series consists of four floorstanding speakers (R-610F/R-620F/R-820F/R-625FA), two bookshelf speakers (R-41/R-51M), two center channel speakers (R-34C/R-52C), and one Dolby Atmos speaker (R-41SA) - all sold separately. 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 Klipsch Reference series loudspeaker with one of Klipsch's powered subwoofers (sold separately

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    Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
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    I checked all Klipsch speakers and found the R-625FA is the best upgrade to my current Klipsch towers. Fair price, great sound and total quality build. [ James  May 10, 2019 ]
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    Excellent speaker and price! [ Christopher  Jan 21, 2019 ]
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    it is the latest and greatest [ bennie  Jan 15, 2019 ]
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    Reviews and adds atmos [ Robert  Dec 18, 2018 ]
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    Because they will pair well with my Denon Receiver that I purchased that has Dolby Atmos [ Jason  Nov 16, 2018 ]
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    Great reviews and a well known company [ Marco  Oct 22, 2018 ]
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    5 questions already asked

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    Why does it have two pairs of wires?
    [ Alan  Feb 27, 2019 ]
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    Two separate inputs. One for the Atmos, one for the rest of it.
    [ DSE  Feb 28, 2019 ]
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    It's so you can connect them to the corresponding speakers terminals of your atoms receiver.One is for the regular front speaker and the other for the front Atmos terminal one . The key is to make sure you have an Atmos capable receiver
    [ Marco  Feb 28, 2019 ]
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    One pair of wire inputs is for the two forward facing speakers and the second is for the upward firing Dolby Atmos enabled speaker.
    [ Matthew  Feb 28, 2019 ]
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    The speaker operates on two separate channels on your receiver. One is the floor standing speaker and the other is the dolby atmos speaker. The set up for your receiver will direct you on how to connect for optimum performance.
    [ Jeffrey  Feb 27, 2019 ]
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    Because they're Atmos speakers. One pair is for the front speakers. The second is for the upward firing speakers, whose sound bounces off your ceiling to give you the Atmos effects.
    [ Bill  Feb 27, 2019 ]
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    There are two distinct speakers in this enclosure. One pair of wires is for the front facing speakers and the other pair of wires is for the top facing "Atmos" speakers.
    [ Keith D.  Feb 27, 2019 ]
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    Speaker has two separate speakers. The front firing and the elevation speaker built into the top.
    [ Jeffery  Feb 27, 2019 ]
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    It has two connections because it's meant to connect to two separate channels on your receiver. The one connection goes to the top speaker which I use as my height channel in a 5.1.2 Dolby Atmos setup, and the other connection goes to the speakers in the front which I use as my front channel.
    [ Nicholas  Feb 27, 2019 ]
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    One pair is for the Atmos speaker on top.
    [ Jessie  Feb 27, 2019 ]
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    One for the front facing speaker and the other for the atmos speaker on the top.
    [ HarleyB  Feb 27, 2019 ]
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    The Atmos speakers have to be wired separately . Top connection for the Atmos . Main wires go into the bottom connection.
    [ Jim  Feb 27, 2019 ]
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    What are hz settings for Atmos speakers on klipsch635fa?
    [ Matt  Nov 17, 2018 ]
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    If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings on the product and see if there may be a fix. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase the unit from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer.
    [ Krissy  Nov 20, 2018 ]  Staff
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    If I'm not watching a movie and I'm just playing music will the bottom speaker play and the top speaker not play???
    [ Samuel  Nov 06, 2018 ]
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    As far as I know the atmos (top) part will kick in only when a signal is sent be the receiver depending on the audio source being used , so no sound should come out if it's not re order with Atmos encoded into it .
    [ Marco  Nov 07, 2018 ]
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    I see that there are two sets of posts on the back of the speaker. Is one for the upward facing speaker on top? If so, which speaker set is this on the amplifier? Does these take the place of the rear speakers? Thank you.
    [ Dave  Sep 28, 2018 ]
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    It doesn't take the place of the rear speakers , it is for its own Atmos signal if you are using them as the from pair it's for the front height effect
    [ Marco  Feb 28, 2019 ]
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    These speakers are designed for use with home theater receivers that feature "height" channels (most commonly: Dolby Atmos capable models). The speaker's main channel binding posts will need to be connected to your AV receiver's main front speaker outputs, while the speaker's height (elevation) channel binding posts must be connected to your AV receiver's Dolby Atmos effects speaker outputs.
    [ Ryan  Oct 08, 2018 ]  Staff
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