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Klipsch KL-650-THX

THX® Ultra2 certified loudspeaker (Right channel)

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Klipsch engineered the KL-650-THX to give you intense, realistic movie theater sound in your home using the same technology found in their professional-grade cinema speakers. This speaker bears the THX Ultra2 seal of approval, which means it can deliver crisp, clear output at highly demanding reference levels in rooms as large as 3,000 cubic feet. Use three of these speakers across your home theater's front soundstage for engaging dialogue and gripping sound effects.

Professional-grade THX home theater sound

Klipsch engineered the KL-650-THX to give you intense, realistic movie theater sound in your home using the same technology found in their professional-grade cinema speakers. This speaker bears the THX Ultra2 seal of approval, which means it can deliver crisp, clear output at highly demanding reference levels in rooms as large as 3,000 cubic feet. Use three of these speakers across your home theater's front soundstage for engaging dialogue and gripping sound effects.

Klipsch KL-650-THX speaker

Use the KL-650-THX to create an awesome speaker array for your ultimate THX Ultra2 home theater.

Horn technology for focused sound

The KL-650-THX uses a 1" titanium dome compression driver paired with Klipsch's Tractrix® horn. This large, rectangular flared opening projects high frequencies toward your listening area and prevents sound waves from simply spilling out in all directions. The horn design helps the speaker reproduce accurate detail with everything you listen to, while reducing reflections that can color the sound. The horn also improves dynamics and efficiency, for powerful, "front row" sound that remains crystal clear at all volume levels. Two 6-1/4" Cerametallic™ anodized aluminum woofers pump out detailed, low-distortion mids and powerful bass.

Built for the long haul

To ensure years of top-notch performance, Klipsch builds their THX certified speakers to the highest standards. Each ported enclosure features the same interlocking panel construction found in their professional speakers for maximum structural integrity and strength. Premium-quality internal wiring is used throughout for superior signal transfer and clarity. And Klipsch finishes off the KL-650-THX with a beautiful and durable fascia of black brushed aluminum.

Meet the whole family

An ideal choice for each of your home theater's front channels, the KL-650-THX can also be used for surround speakers, or for combination home theater/music systems that demand superb sound and high-output capability. To complete the THX Ultra2 system of your dreams, add two KS-525-THX surround sound speakers for spacious rear-channel effects, and a KW-120-THX subwoofer and KA-1000-THX subwoofer amplifier combo for deep, high-impact bass.

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Product Highlights:

  • designed for front channel sound reproduction in high-performance home theaters
  • right-channel version (use with left-channel version for mirror image pair)
  • left or right version may be used as a center channel speaker
  • frequency response 48-20,000 Hz (±3dB)
  • power handling: 150 watts maximum continuous (600 watts peak)
  • sensitivity: 97 dB
  • nominal impedance: 8 ohms compatible
  • tweeter: 1" titanium dome compression driver in a 10" x 6" Tractrix® horn
  • woofers: two 6-1/2" Cerametallic™ cone drivers with cast aluminum frames
  • bass reflex enclosure with front-firing port allows placement in custom cabinetry or against a wall
  • professional-grade rabbet and dado cabinet construction
  • black cabinet with black anodized aluminum fascia
  • dual binding posts for bi-amping or bi-wiring
  • 17"W x 15"H x 12-1/2"D (with grille)
  • warranty: 5 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • THX bookshelf loudspeaker (right)
  • Grilled (installed)
  • 4 Rubber feet
  • Owner's Manual
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Features and Specs

Enclosure Bass Reflex
Video Shielded Partial
Tweeter Type Horn-loaded dome
Tweeter Size (inches) 1
Midrange Size (inches) N/A
Woofer Size (inches) 6.5
Woofer Composition Aluminum
Woofer Surround Rubber
Power Range 150
Sensitivity 97 dB
Impedance (Ohms) 8
Frequency Response 48-20k Hz
Connector Type Post
Bi-amp Inputs Yes
Height (inches) 14-7/8
Width (inches) 17
Depth (inches) 12-1/2
Weight (pounds) 39
Mounting Bracket Included No
Recommended Stand Height (inches) N/A
Parts Warranty 5 Years
Labor Warranty 5 Years

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Features

THX Ultra2 Certification: Because of its THX Ultra2 certification, the Klipsch KL-650-THX loudspeaker works well with multichannel movie and music presentations playing up to reference levels in rooms of 3,000 cubic feet or larger.

Applications: The KL-650-THX is a THX Ultra2 certified loudspeaker designed primarily for front left-, center-, and right-channel reproduction in large, ultimate-performance home theaters. It can also be used for surround channels, and is equally suitable for combination home-theater/music systems demanding superb sound and high output capability.

Tractrix Horn Tweeter: A large, rectangular 6"x10"Tractrix Horn raises the efficiency of the speaker's 1" titanium-dome compression driver tweeter and optimizes its 90° x 60° radiation pattern. The horn enables the speaker to meet THX Ultra2 directivity specifications with high output and low distortion.

Dual 6.5"Cerametallic Woofers: Dual 6.5" woofers have large, magnetically shielded motor structures that drive rigid, low-mass Cerametallic anodized-aluminum cones for high output and low distortion.

Bass Port: The Klipsch KL-650-THX features a front-firing slot port for increased low bass extension.

Professional Cabinetry: The KL-650-THX enclosure has the same dado and rabbet construction used in Klipsch professional speakers ensuring cabinet integrity in suspended applications. Available in a custom galaxy black finish with an aluminum fascia.

High-Quality Internal Wiring: The clarity and distinction of KL-650-THX can also be attributed to its top-of-the-line internal wiring.

Dual Binding Posts: The The KL-650-THXspeaker has two sets of 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-connectors, and bare wire.

Mounting Options: The Omni-Mount suspension points on this loudspeaker facilitate wall or ceiling mounting using standard hardware (sold separately). The KL-650-THX delivers the ultimate in power detail and emotional impact from a durable easy-to-install cabinet.

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