Film-Tech Cinema Systems
Film-Tech Forum


Post New Topic  Post A Reply
my profile | my password | register | search | faq & rules | forum home
  next oldest topic   next newest topic
» Film-Tech Forum   » Community   » The Afterlife   » What's everyone's opinion on Klipsch speakers?

   
Author Topic: What's everyone's opinion on Klipsch speakers?
Haris Ellahi
Film Handler

Posts: 20
From: Dubai, UAE
Registered: Mar 2017


 - posted 12-08-2017 09:45 AM      Profile for Haris Ellahi     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Specifically the top-of-the-line speakers such as the new RF-7 III? The JBL folks on the AVS Forum hate Klipsch speakers but then "Klipscholics" love them. Wanted to get some opinions from here as well.

 |  IP: Logged

Aaron Garman
Phenomenal Film Handler

Posts: 1461
From: Notre Dame du Lac, Indiana USA
Registered: Mar 2003


 - posted 12-08-2017 10:35 AM      Profile for Aaron Garman   Email Aaron Garman   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
In the cinema they tend to always be shrill and not so good.

I love mine at home and have nothing but good things to say. Using some older model RF-62 mains, and some SB and SC lines for the center and rears. Subs are also klipsch and not too bad (I use two of them).

I have them paired with a Pioneer THX select receiver and have great results.

AJG

 |  IP: Logged

Dave Macaulay
Film God

Posts: 2106
From: Toronto, Canada
Registered: Apr 2001


 - posted 12-08-2017 07:05 PM      Profile for Dave Macaulay   Email Dave Macaulay   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Not up on current Klipsch product. Once upon a time they were like Bose, you either loved or hated them (depending on whether you had spent $$$ on either, I think). Now that they've abandoned the horn loaded bass bins they might be very nice. Very few speaker brands - especially high end - use horns for HF now though... personally I have Altec 604s so I have no prejudice against horns.

 |  IP: Logged

Louis Bornwasser
Film God

Posts: 4428
From: prospect ky usa
Registered: Mar 2005


 - posted 12-14-2017 02:46 PM      Profile for Louis Bornwasser   Author's Homepage   Email Louis Bornwasser   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Old ones could be good IF you avoided about 90% of the models. New ones, I don't know but word is that they are good.

(Old ones had multiple drivers and horns and the "picket fence " effect would wipe out 2-4 seats midway through the width of a theatre several times.)

 |  IP: Logged



All times are Central (GMT -6:00)  
Post New Topic  Post A Reply Close Topic    Move Topic    Delete Topic    next oldest topic   next newest topic
 - Printer-friendly view of this topic
Hop To:



Powered by Infopop Corporation
UBB.classicTM 6.3.1.2

The Film-Tech Forums are designed for various members related to the cinema industry to express their opinions, viewpoints and testimonials on various products, services and events based upon speculation, personal knowledge and factual information through use, therefore all views represented here allow no liability upon the publishers of this web site and the owners of said views assume no liability for any ill will resulting from these postings. The posts made here are for educational as well as entertainment purposes and as such anyone viewing this portion of the website must accept these views as statements of the author of that opinion and agrees to release the authors from any and all liability.

© 1999-2018 Film-Tech Cinema Systems, LLC. All rights reserved.