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Klipsch Reference R-10B

Powered home theater sound bar with wireless subwoofer and Bluetooth®

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Overview

Our take on the Klipsch Reference R-10B

In a perfect world, we'd all have tricked-out home theaters with speakers nestled into every nook and cranny, and cables routed through walls and ceilings. In the real world, the Klipsch Reference R-10B delivers an exciting home theater experience while taking up very little space and connecting to your TV with a single cable.

No-hassle home theater

In a perfect world, we'd all have tricked-out home theaters with speakers nestled into every nook and cranny, and cables routed through walls and ceilings. In the real world, the Klipsch Reference R-10B delivers an exciting home theater experience while taking up very little space and connecting to your TV with a single cable.

The R-10B consists of a sound bar, which can rest on your TV stand or be mounted on the wall, and a wireless subwoofer for deep, powerful bass without a cable running across the floor. Together, they'll restore clear dialogue, immersive sound effects, and low-frequency impact to movies and TV shows. And you won't need an architect to re-imagine your house to start enjoying it.

Klipsch Reference R-10B sound bar and wireless subwoofer

The Klipsch Reference R-10B sound bar makes a perfect mate for a large-screen TV. It can be wall-mounted (shown) or placed on a TV stand.

Clear sound at every seat

This system's two-channel sound bar offers uncompromised clarity with legendary Klipsch sound. Two 3/4" tweeters offer detail and nuance. Each is mated to a horn — a staple of Klipsch speakers — which disperses high frequencies across a wide listening area. This ensures every seat in the house is the best seat for sound quality. In addition, there are two 3" midrange drivers that excel at reproducing clear dialogue. You won't have to keep replaying the same scene just to understand the actors.

Bring back the bass

When you take the bass frequencies away from a movie soundtrack, you're left with a gaping hole. Everything just sounds a bit flat and lifeless. The R-10B's wireless subwoofer will correct that. Just find a spot anywhere in your room, sync it to the sound bar wirelessly, and you'll start to hear (and feel) just what you've been missing.

Built-in Bluetooth for music

The R-10B isn't just for movies. When you want to enjoy some music, just whip out your smartphone and pair it to the sound bar. It has Bluetooth built in, so you can stream music wirelessly from your phone, tablet, or Bluetooth capable computer.

One cable connection and done

Setting up the R-10B sound bar is easy. Connect the included optical digital audio cable to your TV's optical output. Then connect the other end to the sound bar's input. Plug it in, and you're all set. The sound bar decodes Dolby® Digital signals, so it's prepared to handle the output from most TVs. There are also stereo RCA inputs in case you have an older TV without an optical output.

Product Highlights:

    Sound bar:
    • two-channel sound bar with four built-in speakers
    • two 3/4" textile dome tweeters mated to Tractrix Horns for wide dispersion
    • two 3" polypropylene midrange drivers
    • ideal for wall-mounting beneath a flat-panel TV or resting on a TV stand
    • built-in Bluetooth for wireless music streaming from compatible smartphones, tablets, and computers
      • aptX® encoding provides high-quality music streaming from compatible devices
    • Dolby® Digital decoding
    • 3D Surround mode produces virtual surround sound for a more immersive listening experience
    • optical digital audio input (cable included)
    • stereo RCA inputs
    • keyhole slots for wall-mounting (wall template included)
    • 40"W x 4-1/8"H x 2-13/16"D
    • weight: 7 lbs.
    Subwoofer:
    • 8" side-firing fiber-composite cone woofer
    • ported enclosure for enhanced low-frequency response
    • syncs wirelessly with sound bar
    • rear-panel volume knob
    • 8-5/16"W x 13-1/4"H x 16"D
    • weight: 25.1 lbs.
    System:

    What's in the Box:

    • Active soundbar speaker
    • Wireless powered sub
    • AC power adapter (w/ attached 6' DC cord)
    • Two 6' AC power cords
    • Remote control
    • CR2025 3V battery
    • 59" Optical digital cable
    • 2 Rubber feet
    • Wall-mount template
    • Owner's Manual
    • Important Safety Instructions
    • Warranty Information
    • Klipsch Support Information

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    Features and Specs

    General
    Enclosure Sealed(spkr)/Ported(sub)
    Design Bar
    Pieces in System 2
    Color Black
    Tweeter 3/4" Horn-Loaded dome (2)
    Midrange 3" Cone (2)
    Woofer None
    Separate Subwoofer Yes
    Subwoofer Driver 8" cone
    Features
    Surround Sound Decoding 5.1-channel
    Dolby Atmos No
    DTS:X No
    Dialogue Enhancement No
    Auto Volume No
    4K Video Compatible No
    HDR Video Compatible No
    Audio Return Channel No
    Remote IR Passthrough No
    Works with TV Remote (IR) Yes
    Control by App N
    Bluetooth Connectivity Built-in
    Wi-Fi No
    Wall-mountable Yes
    Mounting Bracket Included No
    Surface Mount Stand Included Yes
    Speaker Parts Warranty 3 Years
    Speaker Labor Warranty 3 Years
    Amplifier Parts Warranty 1 Year
    Amplifier Labor Warranty 1 Year
    Specifications
    System Frequency Response 29-20k Hz
    Powered System Yes
    Sound Bar RMS Power Not given
    Subwoofer RMS Power Not given
    Inputs and Outputs
    Mini Stereo Audio Inputs None
    RCA Stereo Audio Inputs 1
    Optical Digital Audio Inputs 1
    Coaxial Digital Audio Inputs None
    HDMI Inputs None
    HDMI Outputs None
    USB Port No
    Subwoofer Output Wireless
    Dimensions
    Sound Bar (inches) 4-1/8H x 39-15/16W x 2-15/16D
    Sound Bar Weight 7 lbs
    Subwoofer (inches) 13-1/4H x 8-5/16W x 17-5/8D
    Subwoofer Weight 25.1 lbs

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    Features

    Soundbar + Wireless Sub System: The Klipsch R-10B Soundbar + Subwoofer Speaker System improves your television and movie sound by simulating a multi-speaker surround sound system. It instantly upgrades your TV sound without requiring a separate receiver and multiple speakers. The Klipsch R-10B consists of a self-powered soundbar speaker and a wireless powered subwoofer, combining for 250-watts (Peak) of dynamic power. The system features an elegant black satin finish to blend in with your flat-panel TV and decor.

    • Active Soundbar w/ Horn-Loaded Technology: The Klipsch R-10B's self-powered soundbar speaker utilizes horn-loading technology designed to send sound more directly to the listening area. 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. The soundbar speaker utilizes two 0.75" horn-loaded textile dome tweeters mated with 90° x 90° Tractrix horns that deliver crisp highs. Two 3" polypropylene woofers round out the enhanced sound with crisp vocals and dynamic soundtracks. The Tractrix horns both reduce distortion and increase dispersion more directly to the main listening area. Reduced distortion increases sonic detail while controlled dispersion sends more sound to the listening area for greater accuracy and openness.
    • Wireless Powered Subwoofer: The Klipsch R-10B includes a wireless powered subwoofer with a 8" side-firing fiber composite woofer in a bass reflex enclosure with a rear slot-port. The sophisticated 2.4 GHz technology automatically connects the soundbar and subwoofer together wirelessly; up to 50'. Subwoofer cabinet construction is critical for proper bass reproduction. Particleboard or, even worse, plastic subwoofer cabinets resonate in a manner that severely distorts bass, causing it to sound "boomy". The Klipsch R-10B subwoofer uses a very solid MDF cabinet to prevent unwanted vibration and distortion. The wireless powered subwoofer has an independent volume control dial located on its rear-panel.

    3D Surround Mode: The Klipsch R-10B soundbar + subwoofer system features a selectable 3D Surround Mode designed to simulate the effect of a surround sound system. This effect will work at multiple listening positions in your room.

    Digital + Analog Connection: The Klipsch R-10B is designed to quickly connect to most TV's using either a digital optical (toslink) connection or an analog (RCA) hookup. Using the digital optical connection, the built-in Dolby Digital decoder 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. There is also analog RCA left/right input, if your television does not offer an optical digital output.

    Note: The digital optical output terminals of most newer flat-panel TVs only send an audio signal in 5.1ch when receiving Dolby Digital/DTS surround sound from the TV's built-in tuner, network connection, or connected USB device; and will output only 2ch stereo from sources connected to the TV via HDMI, or RCA (like your Blue-ray/DVD player or satellite/cable box).

    Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The Klipsch R-10B features built-in Bluetooth for wireless audio streaming of stored music and music apps on your Bluetooth-enabled Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Blackberry, Windows PC, Mac computer,  and more to the Klipsch soundbar + subwoofer system. The R-10B even supports aptX audio coding technology which allows for lossless, CD-quality wireless streaming of music from an aptX-compatible Bluetooth device (like Android OS 4.0+). You'll continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device to control music playback functions and to view song/artist information. A simple single button press will pair your device with the R-10B system. Once paired, the R-10B speaker system will automatically re-connect to your device when within range (up to 33').

    Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the Klipsch R-10B.

    Remote Control: You can program the Klipsch R-10B's Volume Up/Down and Mute functions into your existing TV remote for further ease-of-operation. You also have the option of controlling all functions of the system with the included IR remote control.

    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 be positioned on a shelf or stand using the supplied rubber feet (the rubber feet add 0.25" to the height of the soundbar speaker). It can also be wall-mounted using its dual keyhole slots and included easy-to-use template (the keyhole spacing is 29.4375"). The slender soundbar speaker aesthetically matches either a wall-mounted or table-top mounted TV. Because the powered sub is wireless it can be positioned almost anywhere up to 50' from the soundbar speaker. It is recommended that the sub be positioned on the same wall as the soundbar. The wireless powered sub will require an AC wall outlet.

    Auto Turn-On: This soundbar speaker system will turn on automatically when it receives an audio signal on its optical or analog inputs.

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    Klipsch is the best quality, and this was a screaming price! [ Scott  Aug 09, 2018 ]
    Good price while on sale and the reviews are good. [ Guest  Aug 07, 2018 ]
    I have other Klipsch speakers and like the quality of the product. [ Chip  Aug 04, 2018 ]
    Purchased one earlier and very happy with performance [ Charles  Aug 03, 2018 ]
    Ratings and Manufacturer. [ Keith  Aug 02, 2018 ]
    I have been very happy with my previous Klipsch speakers. There is good value with the present purchase. [ STEPHEN  Aug 02, 2018 ]
    Highly recommended [ carol  Jul 30, 2018 ]
    My main reason is the good reputation that Klipsch has. [ Steve  Jul 28, 2018 ]
    good price [ jimmy  Jul 24, 2018 ]
    Based on Otis' recommendation. He was extremely helpful! [ Vicki  Jul 20, 2018 ]
    Brand quality and great price! [ Kraig  Jul 19, 2018 ]
    Has been on my radar for a long time, after I listened to it at audio store, but price was concern. When I saw it at less than half price, I had to go for it. [ Armando  Jul 17, 2018 ]
    Brand and sale [ R  Jul 15, 2018 ]
    reviews looked good & in a certain price range. Crutchfield has never let me down.... [ Charles  Jun 25, 2018 ]
    Klipsch quality equipment. [ Dennis  Jun 25, 2018 ]
    This equipment rocks so I bought one for my daughter and granddaughters [ Joel  Jun 23, 2018 ]
    price [ Larry  Jun 09, 2018 ]
    Need speaker [ David  Jun 08, 2018 ]
    So I keep track of the package [ E  Jun 08, 2018 ]
    Great price point on a reliable brand with a high customer ratings and satisfaction [ ricky  Jun 06, 2018 ]
    Brand and reviews. [ ENRIQUE  Jun 04, 2018 ]
    Top seller product, recommendations from people that have already purchased and the savings currently being offered. [ DAVID  Jun 01, 2018 ]
    Referred to by my son. [ Teresa  May 19, 2018 ]
    Easy set up with few wires and good sound response. [ Alan  May 09, 2018 ]
    Looking for a home theater system manufactured by klipsch [ Ricardo  May 08, 2018 ]
    Very Good price from a First Class Seller! Thanks [ Rodman in Texas  May 08, 2018 ]
    I chose this over other soundbars because of the reviews I have studied over the past 15 months. It appears this item is better than most others at this price range. [ Rhinnie  Apr 23, 2018 ]
    After some research and reading lots of reviews, this unit seemed to be the best compromise of performance for the price. Lower priced units seemed to pretty much lack bottom end and good clarity, and although there are other units that no doubt perform better than this one that performance comes at a significant price increase. [ Patsy  Apr 18, 2018 ]
    I love Klipsch [ David B.  Apr 07, 2018 ]
    I trust the brand and it fit my budget. [ mark  Apr 05, 2018 ]
    This is an excellent sound bar setup! [ Mitch  Apr 05, 2018 ]
    great sale price on a high quality unit [ Steven  Apr 02, 2018 ]
    Good review. Good sale price [ Chris  Apr 02, 2018 ]
    Sale Price, Top Reviews. [ Nikolis  Apr 01, 2018 ]
    Brand and price [ Patrick  Mar 26, 2018 ]
    Maximum impact for price [ Raymond  Feb 27, 2018 ]
    I have a few other Klipsch products and their sound is amazing...so I am pretty excited to add this to my new TV. [ Blake  Feb 22, 2018 ]
    good brand, good reviews, cheaper than amazon [ Walter  Feb 22, 2018 ]
    klipsch reputation and the sale price. [ Michael  Feb 20, 2018 ]
    Good information about product, good reviews, and good price. Easy to order, also [ art  Feb 19, 2018 ]
    recommended by Marisa after reading a lot of reviews [ willy  Feb 17, 2018 ]
    Sound quality and value. [ Russell  Feb 17, 2018 ]
    Great product reviews and love the brand! [ JOE H  Feb 16, 2018 ]
    Great price and customer service [ Robert  Feb 15, 2018 ]
    cause its dope [ Joe  Feb 14, 2018 ]
    price, value and all the positive reviews [ Henry  Feb 13, 2018 ]
    Klipsch is a totally audio company and knows how to make great audio equipment. It also received great reviews from customers. [ Ken  Feb 12, 2018 ]
    Love Klipsch products. The quality, price point, and features all checked out. [ F  Feb 09, 2018 ]
    Best seller recommendation and price point. [ ROBERT  Feb 08, 2018 ]
    A good experience with this brand product [ L  Feb 06, 2018 ]
    Already have one and wanted another for different room. [ Adam  Jan 31, 2018 ]
    Heard nothing but good things about Klipsch...great price [ RALPH  Jan 30, 2018 ]
    Features and price [ Christopher  Jan 29, 2018 ]
    An amazing deal with the special pricing! [ Thomas  Jan 26, 2018 ]
    Great product for the price. [ W  Jan 23, 2018 ]
    Quality product at an affordable price. [ BRV  Jan 21, 2018 ]
    Previous/current experience with Klipsch speakers/sound. [ Robert Paul  Jan 21, 2018 ]
    Great Reviews, Great Price and has all i need for our bedroom. [ Paul  Jan 17, 2018 ]
    Because its Klipsch. [ Ramces  Jan 15, 2018 ]
    It's all about quality and features for me. I've had Klipsch products before and I have been pleased. The price was also right in this case. [ Mark  Jan 10, 2018 ]
    Have an rsb 6 which sounds great and decided to try this at a great price for another room. Can't go wrong with Klipsch and Crutchfield. [ William  Jan 09, 2018 ]
    Excellent discounted price, and excellent customer reviews. [ Daniel  Jan 06, 2018 ]
    I already have one. It's a decent sound bar especially for the current sale price [ Jonathan  Jan 04, 2018 ]
    After careful consideration and lots and research and FINALLY hearing this thing I had to have it!!! This thing sounded amazing!!!! I can't wait to get this in my basement!! Thank you Crutchfield. You now have a customer for life!! [ Patrick  Jan 03, 2018 ]
    Good reviews sealed the deal and Klipsch has never disappointed [ Eduardo  Dec 30, 2017 ]
    I have other Klipsch products so I know the quality and think its a good deal for the price. [ Robert  Dec 29, 2017 ]
    I own one already and like it so much I had to buy another. I'm a sound quality bass lover and this unit shakes the walls. Sounds great [ Nathan Santa  Dec 28, 2017 ]
    Referred by family Member that recently purchased the same item and liked it!! [ Richard  Dec 26, 2017 ]
    Price. [ Rael  Dec 25, 2017 ]
    great brand and model for the price [ Michael  Dec 24, 2017 ]
    Price and review's [ Douglas  Dec 22, 2017 ]
    Your prices matched the lowest of many,but you're the most trusted of them all. [ J  Dec 18, 2017 ]
    Great deal on a quality product from a respected seller. My brother loves Crutchfield and recommended this deal to me. [ Anders  Dec 17, 2017 ]
    Specifications and low price. [ Jose  Dec 15, 2017 ]
    Value for the cost [ Alex  Dec 14, 2017 ]
    Reviews and value. I've never owned a Klipsch product, but, always heard great things about the brand. [ brian  Dec 13, 2017 ]
    I went to Best Buy and listened to these speakers and they sounded AMAZING! But Best Buy was $350 more expensive, no brainer ;) [ Taylor  Dec 10, 2017 ]
    price and good reviews [ steven  Dec 09, 2017 ]
    Klipsch makes amazing products for the price. Always high quality and always great sound. A good choice if you don't intend to spend $$$ on audiophile quality equipment. [ Kyle  Dec 08, 2017 ]
    GOOD QUALITY... [ JEFF  Dec 04, 2017 ]
    Great Price!!! [ Paul  Dec 03, 2017 ]
    Terrific price for an item of this quality. [ JAMES B  Dec 03, 2017 ]
    Christmas present for father who loves to watch tv. The speakers that come with his flatscreen he uses are weak and he has hearing issues, this should help fix that. [ Michael  Nov 30, 2017 ]
    Reviews are very good and price seems to be a good deal [ CARL  Nov 29, 2017 ]
    Purchased Car speakers in past. Great service and support. [ Doug  Nov 28, 2017 ]
    Appears to be a good product and value with good reviews from many people. Good name brand company with legacy products and quality. [ Robert  Nov 27, 2017 ]
    Looks like the most bang for the buck! I have never purchased this brand, but am aware that the quality is very high. Great reviews. Fingers crossed. [ Charles  Nov 27, 2017 ]
    Great brand and price was right [ Garry  Nov 27, 2017 ]
    Crutchfield had the best price and free shipping. [ Donald  Nov 24, 2017 ]
    Like Klipsch products. Good offer on the system [ William  Nov 24, 2017 ]
    Quality product at a good price [ Robert  Nov 24, 2017 ]
    Recommended by friend [ Michael  Nov 19, 2017 ]
    Good value [ Jerry  Nov 17, 2017 ]
    Sound [ Peggy  Nov 17, 2017 ]
    KLIPSCH IS A GREAT NAME BRAND SPEAKER AND THE PRICE WAS EXCEPTIONAL [ STEVE  Nov 15, 2017 ]
    For TV and Bluetooth [ Shyam  Nov 15, 2017 ]
    Excellent reviews, great price [ CHRIS E  Nov 14, 2017 ]
    Reviews and prior experience with Klipsch. [ Michael  Nov 13, 2017 ]
    Great price point for great producr [ MVerica  Nov 12, 2017 ]
    Fuller sound from TV. [ Geoffrey  Nov 10, 2017 ]
    Very satisfied with previous Klipsch speakers [ Tito  Nov 08, 2017 ]
    Recommended by friend [ Walter  Nov 07, 2017 ]
    From reading customer reviews. [ Craig  Nov 07, 2017 ]
    On sale and Klipsch reputation. [ Christopher  Nov 03, 2017 ]
    Price and quality. [ Larry  Nov 01, 2017 ]
    Good brand, good deal. Gift for old man so wanted simple setup. [ mikal  Oct 31, 2017 ]
    All my speakers are Klispch nothing better [ Bill  Oct 29, 2017 ]
    I bought my brother one and the sound is awesome [ Christina  Oct 26, 2017 ]
    Recommendation from Trevor. And it was on sale. [ Ronald  Oct 24, 2017 ]
    Seemed like a really good deal. I have the R20-B and I am happy with it. This one is for a gift. [ Chad  Oct 19, 2017 ]
    I like the reputation of this company, the review Crutchfield provided, customer reviews, and the responses to questions via chat. [ John  Oct 14, 2017 ]
    I have 2 of them already and nowordering the parents a set. [ JAMES  Oct 08, 2017 ]
    reviews [ George  Sep 17, 2017 ]
    Quality [ William  Aug 31, 2017 ]
    Crutchfield has THE best price and THE best support! [ GARY  Aug 26, 2017 ]
    Suggested by Crutchfield Rep. [ Richard  Aug 22, 2017 ]
    Price and sound quality. [ JEFF  Aug 14, 2017 ]
    So, I'm changing my family room set up and moving the TV to over the fire place, it made sense to get a sound bar that I think would be a perfect fit. I looked at others on your site and Klipsch R-10B was the one that met my needs. Thanks Crutchfield and Bill. James M. [ James  Aug 05, 2017 ]
    The Klipsch name, the current value and supporting recommendation from Norm. We were both on the same page immediately. [ J  Aug 04, 2017 ]
    LOOOOOOVE Klipsch [ David  Jul 28, 2017 ]
    the sound [ Jesse  Jul 21, 2017 ]
    Ability to stream music, upgrade my TV's sound system and of course......they're made by Klipsch! This will be my second Klipsch sound system [ Joe  Jul 14, 2017 ]
    Unbelievable sound for the money [ Richard  Jul 08, 2017 ]
    Based on reviews for great sound quality [ James S.  Jul 07, 2017 ]
    I have owned it for a while. Very good sound bar. Support for Bluetooth etc, which is nice. Clear crisp sound. [ GEORGE  Jul 05, 2017 ]
    Brand name and reviews. [ Norman  Jul 04, 2017 ]
    Klipsch reputation. CNET review was excellent. Customer reviews were excellent. Son is an audiophile with Klipsch systems who recommended this system. Crutchfield reputation is very good according to my son. Free shipping was a bonus.. Price was 50% off the MSRP, which was also great. [ Jacqueline  Jul 03, 2017 ]
    1. It's Klipsch. 2. Using this in a small room so I don't need a huge 5.1 sound system, but cannot abide the horribly irritating TV sound. [ John W.  Jul 02, 2017 ]
    customer rep chuck advised i go with this model. [ B  Jun 21, 2017 ]
    Recommended by service advisor, additional features including bass adjustments and front controls. I use the soundbar for Bluetooth audio in addition to using it with the tv and I was looking to upgrade without spending a ton of money [ DAVID R  Jun 11, 2017 ]
    large subwoofer, sufficient power [ RICHARD E  Jun 09, 2017 ]
    Great reviews for no frills soundbar. [ David  Jun 06, 2017 ]
    Amazon Reviews, great value, Bluetooth sub [ Denis  Jun 03, 2017 ]
    Quality brand and customer reviews. And price point [ Paul  May 21, 2017 ]
    Larry was perfect for what I needed...it's all in the sales pitch! [ Patrick  May 16, 2017 ]
    Price & good reviews. [ Lon  May 07, 2017 ]
    Man cave [ toni  Apr 22, 2017 ]
    The Crutchfield adviser named Doug was very helpful and patient in helping me choose the Klipsch soundbar. [ Jonathan  Apr 11, 2017 ]
    Seems like it will have the best sound quality for the money. [ Robert Adam  Apr 10, 2017 ]
    Quality brand - excellent price point - free shipping - no tax! I also know that Crutchfield has superlative customer support from past purchases. [ Gary  Apr 03, 2017 ]
    Prior experience with Klipsch products and sale price [ John A.  Mar 27, 2017 ]
    Replace Boston Acoustics Subwoofer [ BILL  Mar 25, 2017 ]
    I researched many sound bars. I thought this R-10b would give me the sound I was looking for. [ Cheryl  Mar 24, 2017 ]
    klipsch products well known for excellent sound quality. Good discount price at this time [ M  Mar 06, 2017 ]
    Great Sound Range in power in a smaller physical package size. Free shipping and 60 day money back guarantee are excellent benefits to shopping at Crutchfield as well. [ Shane  Feb 26, 2017 ]
    Seemed like the best option in the price range [ MATTHEW A  Feb 15, 2017 ]
    Great value at affordable price, Klipsch is always a good choice! [ Mary  Feb 11, 2017 ]
    Usually buy Polk products but wanted to give Klipsch a try. I have always loved their speakers but never bought any. Who has room for Klipschhorns? [ Roger  Feb 07, 2017 ]
    I choose this soundbar because of the Klipsch reputation of high quality speakers and the price was unbeatable. [ REYNALDO  Feb 04, 2017 ]
    Price [ Shaun  Feb 03, 2017 ]
    I have always been impressed by the clarity from the horn speakers of Klipsch and know they are the best. I have heard many different sound bars, and these are above and beyond all the others on clarity. [ Steven A  Feb 03, 2017 ]
    Best value for the $$$ [ William  Jan 30, 2017 ]
    I listened to it in Best Buy the entire year I worked there 2 years ago. Was highly impressed with the ability of it to fill the store with music that packed a punch. Waited patiently for the price to drop and now I'm the proud owner of a stellar soundbar which will pair nicely with the 60 inch Sony tv I'm buying tomorrow. [ Micheal  Jan 28, 2017 ]
    Bought this for my brother-in-law. Not tech savvy but got a new 55" TV for Christmas. Soundbar/Wireless sub an excellent solution for those that can't afford a true home theater system. Also small footprint. As for the R-10B, Klipsch has great sound for the money with a big bass punch! At $300, (50% discount), can't beat the price. Bluetooth for wireless streaming is a great bonus. Finally, people don't realize that the picture is only half of the viewing experience. Gotta have great sound! [ Thad  Jan 18, 2017 ]
    It was on sale for a great price ! and I was in the market for a sound bar that meet these specs.It should be a good deal all things considered.A lot of positive reviews and a reputation for good customer service also helped to influence me. [ paul  Jan 14, 2017 ]
    Sound and Klipsch reputation [ C  Jan 14, 2017 ]
    Looking for superior sound quality for sound bar application at a price point under 350.00. Music listening is just as important as clean precise sound improvements for Tv and Movie watching. I hope this is the one. [ Jeffrey  Jan 14, 2017 ]
    Positive reviews and source (Crutchfield) [ John  Jan 12, 2017 ]
    I want to downsize my large sound system after a move and this system received great reviews! [ P  Jan 01, 2017 ]
    Great reviews --- reviewers loved it for both movies and music. On sale (Klipsch likely closing out this generation of product, if you read between the lines) makes it an excellent buy. [ Patrick  Dec 27, 2016 ]
    Price was right [ Ricardo  Dec 24, 2016 ]
    I really wanted the R-20B but this one was cheaper and within my budget. [ Robert  Dec 22, 2016 ]
    Wanted better sound for TV. Had previous positive experience with Klipsch Promedia computer speakers and enjoyed the Klipsch sound. Only needed one optical input and liked the price for sound quality. [ Jonathan  Dec 13, 2016 ]
    Brand recognition and I have the same item that I am very pleased with [ LAWRENCE E  Dec 12, 2016 ]
    Great bass, name recognition and excellent price and Crutchfield service. [ PAUL  Dec 11, 2016 ]
    specs [ JOHN  Dec 10, 2016 ]
    Excellent reviews with an emphasis on the sound quality of the unit. I chose Crutchfield fir the purchase due to their excellent support. [ Joseph  Dec 09, 2016 ]
    Found in mailer and looked like a good deal for the unit. Have been looking for a sound bar that I thought was good quality at a decent price for a while. [ Brian L.  Dec 08, 2016 ]
    so I could hear the TV [ joseph  Dec 04, 2016 ]
    would like to add a better sound to my Samsung that the TV offers. [ David Mark  Dec 01, 2016 ]
    The product's reputation and that it is engineered in Indianapolis, IN [ Travis Lee  Nov 29, 2016 ]
    Good reviews for sound [ Brian  Nov 17, 2016 ]
    I have been impressed with Klipsch equipment for a very long time and I am currently using Klipsch surround speakers. I had previously purchased a sound bar from another maker and was not impressed with the sound quality, or the performance. I am sure I will enjoy the Klipsch bar to replace the older one. [ Robert  Nov 09, 2016 ]
    I have multiple Klipsch products and have never been disappointed. [ rpmpat  Oct 20, 2016 ]
    Recommended from an email inquiry about ZVoX soundable units [ paul  Oct 19, 2016 ]
    Advisor recommended. [ Henry  Oct 17, 2016 ]
    Based on reviews and price.... [ Bruce  Oct 03, 2016 ]
    I Purchased this for my Husband........ [ Sharon M.  Sep 25, 2016 ]
    Price and expected quality level [ Edmond  Sep 18, 2016 ]
    Significant upgrade to my current sound bar. Price was good [ Mark  Sep 15, 2016 ]
    Powerful subwoofer! [ Chinh  Sep 05, 2016 ]
    Quality product and is on sale. [ Rich  Sep 04, 2016 ]
    Heard it a local retailer. Read reviews. Great price. Crutchfield reputation and passed purchases. [ T  Sep 01, 2016 ]
    Extensive reviews from several online sources for units around the $500 price point resulted in a near dead-match between the JBL Cinema SB400 and the Klipsch Reference R10 B. Honestly, it was a toss up with decision going to Klipsch because there were so many complaints about the position of the connectors on the JBL unit. [ Jason  May 15, 2016 ]
    Listened to it at Best buy: Appeared to be best bang for buck. Internet reviews reinforced what ears heard. Pat [ Patrick  May 04, 2016 ]
    reputation, ease of use [ James  Mar 19, 2016 ]
    Brandy recommended it whilst chatting online! Along with the TV mount for the soundbar, she asked good questions and helped me decide. Thanks Crutchfield! Brandy's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=2 [ Joshua  Mar 06, 2016 ]
    Andy reviewed my purchase options and parameters and helped me decide best choice for my environment. I know I won't be disappointed, a pleasure to work with Crutchfield. Plan to order 4K tv from them soon. [ Fred R. Seitz,  Feb 19, 2016 ]
    Good name brand good price [ David  Dec 13, 2015 ]
    I have other Klipsch products and I trust the brand. [ Gregory  Dec 03, 2015 ]

    15 questions already asked

    Thanks for your question. For information on comparing two or more models I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to help determine the differences and help you make the best choice for your system and your budget. [ Krissy  Apr 23, 2018 ]  Staff
    The sound bar has mounting brackets 29.5 inches center to center for hanging on the wall. If you wanted to attach it to a TV mounting bracket and it is not 29.5 inches apart, you would need to modify it with an additional bracket to connect the sound bar to it. [ Jeffrey Drew  Mar 08, 2018 ]
    I purchased some soundbar mounting brackets. These brackets work GREAT. Search the Web for soundbar mounting brackets. They are cheap. It's the way to go [ Mark  Mar 08, 2018 ]
    You are correct it can be mounted to the wall with it's own mounting holes. I would use the supplied template and see if it would match the mounting position on the tv bracket. [ VERN  Mar 08, 2018 ]
    Additional FYI--this unit will automactically energize when your tv is turned on--bought to potentially be a defect it is actually the way the circuitry is designed according to Klipsh. I think that this auto on function happens no matter how the sound bar is connected to the tv--mine is connected through a fiber optics cable. [ E  Feb 13, 2018 ]
    Sorry but I don't know what "toslink" is. I connect my TV using an optical cable. This allows any device connected to the tv to play through the sound bar. [ Robert  Feb 10, 2018 ]
    You should be able to accomplish all that you asked about. The unit actually comes with a fiber optics cable. Any sound running through the tv will be able to come through the sound bar. [ E  Feb 10, 2018 ]
    HI: Prak J. I never have any problem with my sound bar, why you don't try different wires or if you have it connect to your TV, CD player etc. maybe some audio signal coming from those sources and make the fan to be in motion most of the time. I hope this information can help you, I wish good lock, and merry Christmas. [ Ruben H.  Dec 11, 2017 ]
    No I got it too [ DAVID  Dec 11, 2017 ]
    I haven't had a problem like that. But, I have heard noises. Through listening to different tv stations I determined that the sound bar is so good that it picks up every sound bei g produced. Especially when I watch the news. I seem to be picking up their background noise. Give it some time. It's a big step up in quality of sound going from tv speakers to high quality sound from this Klipsch sound bar. [ Jason  Dec 11, 2017 ]
    I haven't ever experienced this. I don't even think the sound bar has a fan. Does it do when all types of devices are connected? I found mine sounded better after several hour shifts of use. Sort of sounded harsh at first and sort of broke in. That may be your problem and if it doesn't get better in a week then maybe it's actually defective. [ Andrew  Dec 11, 2017 ]
    Sorry but I have not experienced this with my unit. I would be speculating if I was to suggest anything. [ Bradley  Dec 11, 2017 ]
    Mine is quiet and crystal clear. Sounds like you're going to have to return the item. [ Clay  Dec 11, 2017 ]
    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, or try our online support center: http://crutchfield.custhelp.com/app/answers/list/kw/. [ Krissy  Dec 11, 2017 ]  Staff
    No, It is a Bluetooth so you connect your phone and such and it will play audio through it [ Terry  Oct 26, 2017 ]
    Tv, DVD player, and works as a Bluetooth speaker [ Kelly  Oct 26, 2017 ]
    Yes. It works with my Samsung TV. There is some interruption via the optical cable-causing sound to briefly go silent. Bluetooth used to work great for iPhone and iPad streaming music, however, disappointingly the updates OS from Apple interferes with Klipsch's Bluetooth capability rendering that feature useless. Although the Klipsch has great sound, the lack of a software upgrade or solution or any recent online thread is very disappointing in trying to use the speaker for pure music. Haven't called it in yet. May replace with a different brand. [ Joshua  Oct 26, 2017 ]
    No, but it does work well with Bluetooth, Satellite,TV, Roku, and Dvd player [ Kelly  Aug 22, 2017 ]
    I believe that it has to do with the Tv you have it hooked up to. Most Tv's optical output is set up to turn on the device that it's hooked up to and some Tv's you can change that. [ G  Aug 22, 2017 ]
    nope, I would try re pairing remote if you did this to your tv remote... [ Terry  May 09, 2017 ]
    I have not. Are you using the normal remote or a programable one? [ G  May 08, 2017 ]
    I only have it placed about 15 feet away without a problem. I haven't placed it any farther and have nowhere to do so. Hope this was helpful. [ michael  Jan 16, 2017 ]
    I think the instruction state it has a 20' range. I personally have mine positioned closer to the sound bar as the room is fairly large so distance between the components is not an issue for me. [ E  Jan 14, 2017 ]
    Mine is ten feet. No problem. [ Steven  Jan 14, 2017 ]
    I have a man cave 412 square feet L-Shaped. No problem from other end, out of sight. Really sounds top shelf for the money paid. You won't be disappointed. [ Clay  Jan 14, 2017 ]
    I have mine positioned 14' away from the soundbar and have never had any connection issues, hope this helps! [ Bryan  Jan 14, 2017 ]
    Once you install the soundbar, you will disable or mute your TV speakers and adjust the soundbar volume instead. You can adjust the soundbar volume with the included remote or by reprogramming your TV remote or another universal remote to control the soundbar. The way you connect them soundbar to the TV has nothing to do with it. [ Stephen  Jan 09, 2017 ]
    I am using the optical cable from the TV and using the speaker remote. But I believe you can use the TV remote after it is recognized by the system. I just have not done it yet. [ Ralston  Jan 08, 2017 ]
    You need to use the included Klipsch remote. If the remote for your TV is programmable, you may be able to use it. I'm not sure. [ James  Jan 07, 2017 ]
    The remote I have for Direct TV is not compatible. Very dissapointing. [ William  Jan 06, 2017 ]
    Your TV remote will adjust the volume after you follow the set up instructions. Mine works with a Samsung TV and a Direct TV remote. [ David  Jan 06, 2017 ]
    Great speaker choice. We just connected speaker to our universal remote and it works fine. I don't believe your original TV remote would work unless it can be programmed to connect to other devices [ Kelly  Jan 06, 2017 ]
    Hi David. I haven't tried it honestly. I have it hooked up with a optical digital cable also. I have a Sony tv. When I use the tv remote to turn on it will turn on the Klipsch sound system. But when I turn off the tv it will not turn off the soundbar. I use the small remote supplied with the soundbar. I just came from Dish to Cable. The installer said the cable remote should do everything. I haven't got that far into it. I just moved for the second time. Sorry this doesn't help much. It's a good soundbar. I came from a Sony. I wish it had more controls for sound parameters. Only a 3d button. I don't really care for that. It helps some on movies. I haven't done any Bluetooth stuff. The sub works fine wireless. [ Robert  Jan 06, 2017 ]
    Samsung TV Xfinity X1 Box Klipsch Regerence R-10B Optical Cable We configured the Xfinity X1 Remote to control the Klipsch Audio (Up, Down, Mute). No need to use thin Klipsch remote. [ Steve  Jan 06, 2017 ]
    Hi Keith - I am assuming that the 2 were paired before the move. Without the ability to troubleshoot this with you, my very first recommendation is to "forget" the device from your phone and re-connect them. [ LOUIS  Jan 04, 2017 ]
    Are you hitting the Bluetooth button on your remote while your phone Bluetooth is searching for Bluetooth devices? [ G  Jan 04, 2017 ]
    Try this: Step 4 press the -(minus) button once, then press your remotes volume down button slowly 4 times. The flashing green light should turn solid. Then do the same with the +(plus) button and the volume up on your remote. Of course follow steps 1,2 and 3 each time. Keep your remote within 12 inches of the sound bar. Good luck. [ David  Jan 06, 2017 ]
    I'm having the same problem. [ Glenna  Mar 19, 2015 ]
    I was never able to use my remote had to use the one that came with it. I ended up sending back the sound bar because it would shut down by itself then turn back on with full volume. It did this a few times. Sorry and good luck [ Chelsea  Mar 04, 2015 ]
    I'm a directtv customer and have a Samsung monitor/tv. I use the Samsung controller to manage the r10b sound level, quite well. [ Harold  Mar 04, 2015 ]
    Sorry, I can't help with this. Martin [ Martin  Mar 03, 2015 ]
    Sorry I have Century Link cable but we can not adjust the volume through our cable remote only through the Klipsch remote. [ JACK W  Mar 03, 2015 ]
    Sorry I haven't tried that yet. Good luck! [ Robert  Mar 03, 2015 ]
    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. You can also post your question in our forums: http://community.crutchfield.com. Or try our online support center: http://crutchfield.custhelp.com/app/answers/list/kw/. [ Krissy  Mar 03, 2015 ]  Staff
    No it connects directly to the TV. [ William  Jan 06, 2017 ]
    R10B is the amplifier and speakers. Got rid of my old amp and speakers. I use fiber input, when my kids come they input music from their "i-thing" via bluetooth. [ Harold  Nov 29, 2014 ]
    No that's why I bought this set-up. ?? [ Jennifer  Nov 29, 2014 ]
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