Comparing Klipsch RP-250F and Klipsch RP-5000F

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Klipsch RP-250F ranks #9 out of 89. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Klipsch RP-5000F ranks #6 out of 89. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
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Experts prefer Klipsch RP-5000F over Klipsch RP-250F

On 6 Aug 2022 (3 days ago) we went through 103 Speakers expert endorsements .

Currently, Klipsch RP-5000F received 2 endorsements from Love and Lavender (19 Apr 2022) and Lifewire (3 Mar 2022). Meanwhile, Klipsch RP-250F did not receive any endorsements this month.

Rank Change Price Speakers
What Hi-Fi
The Master Switch
Old Time Music
Love and Lavender
Bob Vila
The Sound Junky
Music Oomph
KBonet
Music Critic
Lifewire
16
- $346
Klipsch RP-5000F
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3
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6
N/A N/A $513
Klipsch RP-250F
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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 19 Apr 2022 Love and Lavender ranked Klipsch RP-5000F as #3
    Rank Speakers Comment
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    #3 out of 9 Klipsch RP-5000F
    Best Design
    ... ... ...
  • On 3 Mar 2022 Lifewire ranked Klipsch RP-5000F as #6
    Rank Speakers Comment
    ... ... ...
    #6 out of 7 Klipsch RP-5000F
    Best for Home Thaters
    ... ... ...
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Customers like Klipsch RP-5000F and Klipsch RP-250F about the same

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Klipsch RP-250F
Klipsch RP-5000F
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Both Klipsch RP-5000F and Klipsch RP-250F have very similar amazing customer reviews.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling speakers receives a consumer score of 9.1 (great). Both Klipsch RP-250F and Klipsch RP-5000F receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Klipsch RP-250F
In comparison:
Klipsch RP-250F ranks #9 out of 89. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
Klipsch RP-5000F
In comparison:
Klipsch RP-5000F ranks #6 out of 89. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
Median best-selling Speakers
In comparison:
Klipsch RP-8060FA ranks #45 out of 89. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great





Klipsch RP-5000F is more popular than Klipsch RP-250F

It's fairly safe to say that Klipsch RP-5000F are more popular speakers than Klipsch RP-250F, based on their 100+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Klipsch RP-250F and RP-5000F often consider Klipsch RP-5000F, a pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Klipsch RP-250F and RP-5000F
Klipsch RP-5000F $346
In comparison:
Klipsch RP-5000F ranks #6 out of 89. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
2 expert recommendations
Svs Prime Tower $599
In comparison:
Svs Prime Tower ranks #31 out of 89. It is in the top 10%.
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9.4
Amazing
2 expert recommendations
Polk Audio Monitor60 Series II $580
In comparison:
Polk Audio Monitor60 Series II ranks #28 out of 89. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
No expert recommendations More Popular
Aperion Audio Novus N5T $699
In comparison:
N/A
2 expert recommendations
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Klipsch RP-5000F is mentioned by key experts in Aug 2022, while Klipsch RP-250F is not.
Rank Change Price Speakers
What Hi-Fi
The Master Switch
Old Time Music
Love and Lavender
Bob Vila
The Sound Junky
Music Oomph
KBonet
Music Critic
Lifewire
1
- $439
Klipsch RP-8000F
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1
4
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1
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2
- $299
Polk Audio Monitor70 Series II
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1
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4
5
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10
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3
- Check price
Q Acoustics 3050i
7
4
7
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6
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9
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4
- $1798
SVS Prime Pinnacle
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1
2
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3
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [1]

No critic scores
Total expert reviews: 1
  • with a score: 0
  • without a score: 1

Expert reviews [4]

92
Total expert reviews: 4
  • with a score: 3
  • without a score: 1
Highest score by marantzforum.nl
94
Average score based on 4 reviews
92
Lowest score by Lifewire
90

Score distribution:

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From Seller:
  • 1" Linear Travel Suspension Titanium Tweeter
  • Dual 5.25" Spun Copper Cerametallic Cone Woofers
  • 90x90 Hybrid Tractrix Horn
  • All New Tractrix Port.MDF Cabinet with Brushed Polymer Veneer Baffle Finish
  • Dimensions(inches): 43.125 x 10.5 x 16.375
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From Seller:
  • (2) RP-5000F Reference Premiere Floorstanding Speaker - Each (Ebony)
  • New vented tweeter enclosure for low distortion
  • Dual 5.25-inch spun copper Cerametallic cone woofers with two-layer copper-wound voice coils reach deep
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0638126675323
UPC Numbers: 638126675323
Model Numbers: RP5000FEPR
General Info
Number of Speakers How many speakers come in the package?
1 Speaker(s)
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Sound Quality
Sensitivity Measured in decibels, or dB, sensitivity measures a speaker’s ability to convert power to volume. Lower sensitivity speakers require more power from the amplifier to achieve higher volumes. Higher sen ... Show more
96 dB
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Frequency Response Range Given as a range in Hertz (Hz), frequency response is a measurement of the range of sound a speaker can reproduce. For reference, the human ear can hear a frequency range of 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz (shorte ... Show more
35-25kHz
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Impedance Impedance is a key electrical measurement, provided in ohms. This number describes the electrical resistance provided by the speaker to the power signal sent by your amplifier. A common analogy used f ... Show more
8 Ohms
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Maximum Power Handling Power handling, or peak power, is the highest wattage a speaker can accept from an amplifier before it burns out or becomes damaged. This number is given in watts. It’s recorded by measuring how loud ... Show more
400 Watts
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Physical Features
Enclosure Type The type of enclosure, or cabinet, plays a key role in determining the focus of your sound. Do you prefer accurate bass or loud, “boomy” bass? There are three types of enclosures to consider when purc ... Show more
Bass Reflex
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Enclosure Material The material used to make the speaker enclosure, also called baffle, plays a big part in the sound quality of the speaker. The best materials are stiff and resistant to extra vibrations (which would c ... Show more
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
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Finish The type of finish describes the material used on the exterior surface of the cabinet. There is no recommended material; it is purely aesthetic and dependent on your tastes and style. The most importa ... Show more
Ebony, Cherry
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Dimensions
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Weight

38 lbs
 
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Tweeters
Number of Tweeters
1 Tweeter(s)
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Tweeter Size Tweeters produce the highest frequencies in sound, typically anything above 2,000 Hz. Usually located at the top of the speaker, tweeters come in different shapes and sizes. Generally speaking, the si ... Show more
1 inches
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Tweeter Type For the true audiophile, choosing the right tweeter shape is key to getting the best out of your speaker. Different tweeter styles distribute sound more effectively throughout the room, and because hi ... Show more
Horn
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Tweeter Composition In addition to the shape of the tweeter, the material has a big impact on the type of sound emitted. The two most popular materials are metals (aluminum, titanium, beryllium etc.) and soft textiles (s ... Show more
Titanium LTS Tweeter with Hybrid Tractrix Horn
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Woofers
Number of Woofers
2 Woofer(s)
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Woofer Size A critical element of a floor standing speaker is its woofer. This is the driver responsible for low frequency sounds and bass. It is the biggest driver in size and is usually shaped like a cone. When ... Show more
5.2 inches
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Woofer Composition Woofers are built with a variety of materials, such as paper, plastic, polypropylene, Kevlar, or metal. Some are even made with more unique materials like wood. They key to quality in a woofer materia ... Show more
Dual 5.25" Cerametallic Cone Woofers
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Powered Subwoofer Some floor standing speakers contain a built-in powered subwoofer as part of the overall speaker design. Typically when you’re building a home theater system, the subwoofer is purchased as a separate ... Show more
No
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Connections and Controls
Receiver Inputs The type of connectors or terminals on the speaker determine how you connect the speaker to your receiver. There are two main types: spring clips and binding posts. Spring Clips: Spring clips are desi ... Show more
Dual binding posts / bi-wire / bi-amp
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Banana Plug Compatible Banana plugs are a type of connector for speaker wire. They are often regarded as more beneficial than bare wire, which can fray and degrade over time. Banana plugs allow you to insert the bare wire i ... Show more
Yes
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Inputs Some speakers have other inputs in addition to the binding posts or terminals. This may include HDMI, auxiliary jack, and/or optical inputs. An example of how this may be beneficial is the auxiliary c ... Show more
Dual binding posts / bi-wire / bi-amp
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Bi Amp/Bi Wire Capable For the more sophisticated listener, you may want to bi-wire or bi-amp your speakers. For bi-wiring: If the speaker has dual binding posts or terminals, you may be able to use two wires to connect to ... Show more
Yes
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Remote Control Does the speaker come with a remote?
No
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Wireless Connections
Bluetooth Enabled Speakers with built-in Bluetooth allow you to stream audio content directly from a device (e.g., smartphone, tablet, laptop) on the speakers. This feature behaves just like any other Bluetooth-enabled ... Show more
No
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Wireless Connectivity Some floor standing speakers may come with the option to connect to your TV wirelessly or via your Wi-Fi network. The benefit to this set up is the absence of wires, which makes setup simple and clean ... Show more
No
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Additional Details
Additional Features Any other features included.
  • Linear travel suspension (LTS) titanium tweeter
  • HAs strong, flexible and removable grille
  • All new tractrix port
  • Spun copper cerematallic woofers
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Klipsch RP-250F are a popular option in the middle of the speakers price range. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Kef R700 or Cerwin-Vega SL-15 .

Klipsch RP-250F were released in 2015. There are more than 5 newer speakers on the market. Show newer Speakers

Klipsch RP-250F are $18.99 more expensive than average speakers ($494).

Klipsch RP-5000F are a very popular option in the middle of the speakers price range. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Jamo S 809 or Klipsch R-24F .

Klipsch RP-5000F are $204 more expensive than average speakers ($494).

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