Tractrix Horn Technology: The Klipsch RS-B3 active
soundbar speaker is equipped with two 0.75" horn-loaded textile dome tweeters
with 90° x 90° Tractrix horns that deliver crisp highs and vocals, plus dual 2.5" fiber
composite woofers for dynamic midrange and midbass. By incorporating
highly efficient horn-loaded technology into the soundbar, all sounds are more
detailed, dialog clarity is significantly improved, and overall output is
maximized to cover even the largest listening areas.
DSP Controlled Bi-Amplification: The tweeters and woofers
are bi-amplified and utilize a DSP-controlled crossover network. Each tweeter
receives 10 watts of power, while each woofer receives 18 watts of power (for a
total system power of 56 watts continuous).
Bass Reflex Enclosure: The active soundbar speaker features a Bass
Reflex enclosure with side-firing ports for greater efficiency and bigger bass
response. The enclosure is made of ABS and features a black metal mesh grille.
Dolby Audio Decoder: The Klipsch RS-B3 incorporates Dolby
Audio for rich, clear, powerful sound. Its built-in Dolby Audio decoder allows
the Klipsch soundbar system to automatically reproduce detailed, high-output
sound in almost any size room no matter what format (including Dolby Digital 5.1
and 2ch PCM) of sound is coming from the TV's output.
Sound Modes & EQ Profiles: The Virtual Surround mode is designed to
simulate the effect of a surround sound system. You can choose to turn the
Virtual Surround mode off for stereo sound. You can also choose between two EQ profiles
(Natural or Dialog Enhanced) in either Virtual Surround or Stereo mode. The Natural EQ profile
provides a flat, natural frequency response, while he Dialog Enhanced EQ profile
increases dialog volume for enhanced vocal clarity without increasing ambient
sounds (only one EQ profile can be active at a time).
Digital & Analog Inputs: The Klipsch RS-B3 offers an optical (toslink) digital input and a stereo
minijack (3.5mm) analog input. Using the optical digital connection, the
soundbar accepts sound from both the TV and any device (such as a DVD/Blu-ray
player or Cable/Satellite receiver) hooked up to the TV. The system supports
Dolby Digital & 2ch PCM audio through its optical digital input.
Note: The digital optical output terminals of many newer
flat-panel TVs only send an audio signal in 5.1ch when receiving Dolby
Digital surround sound from the TV's built-in tuner, network connection,
HDMI inputs, or connected USB device; and will output only 2ch stereo from
sources connected to the TV via stereo RCA or minijack.
Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The Klipsch RS-B3 features
built-in Bluetooth for wireless audio streaming of stored music, music apps, and
other audio content
on your Bluetooth source device (such as your smartphone, tablet, or laptop) to the Klipsch soundbar speaker system.
You'll continue to use your Bluetooth source device to control playback and
to view song/artist information. A simple single button press will pair your
device with the RS-B3 system. Once paired, the RS-B3 speaker system will
automatically re-connect to your device when within range (up to 33').
Note: The Klipsch RS-B3 does not support Bluetooth
hands-free communication for phone calls.
Remote Control: The RS-B3 comes with a credit-card size IR
remote control for wireless operation of the soundbar speaker system. You can also program the Klipsch RS-B3's
Volume Up/Down and Mute functions into your existing TV remote for further
Note: Many newer TVs are coming with RF remotes and don't offer
IR functionality. In this case, you would not be able to program the soundbar
and TV remote to work together.
Mounting Options: The soundbar speaker can simply be
positioned on a shelf or stand, below or above your TV. It can also be
wall-mounted using its dual keyhole slots and included template (mounting screws
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