Comparing Klipsch RP-280F and Polk Audio S60

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Klipsch RP-280F

Polk Audio S60

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General Info
Brand
Klipsch
Polk Audio
Number of Speakers How many speakers come in the package?
1 Speaker(s)
1 Speaker(s)
Release Date
13 Sep 2018
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Warranty
Manufacturer
5 Years Parts and Labor
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
98 dB
90 dB
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
32-25kHz
26 Hz → 40 Hz
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
8 Ohms
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
600 Watts
300 Watts
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
Bass Reflex
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)
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
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
Black washed walnut finish
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Walnut Veneer
Walnut Pair
Black
Black Pair
Classic Walnut
Dimensions
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Weight

62 lbs
 

52 lbs
 
Tweeters
Number of Tweeters
1 Tweeter(s)
1 Tweeter(s)
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
1 inches
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
Other
Round
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
High-resolution Terylene tweeter
Mids
Number of Midranges
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3 Mid(s)
Midrange Size Speakers with midrange drivers (i.e., at least three-way speakers) have a distinct advantage over two-way speakers. Adding a midrange driver to the mix allows tweeters and woofers to focus on the soun ... Show more
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6.5 inches
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
8 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 8" 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
No
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
Pair of Dual 5-way Binding Posts - Gold Plated
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
No
No
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
Pair of Dual 5-way Binding Posts - Gold Plated
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
Yes
Remote Control Does the speaker come with a remote?
No
No
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
No
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
No
Additional Details
Additional Features Any other features included.
MDF cabinet with brushed polymer veneer baffle finish
  • Exclusive Polk Power Port Deep Bass Technology
  • Four-Driver Cascading Tapered Crossover Array
  • Anti-Diffraction Magnetic Grille
  • Dual Gold Plated 5-Way Binding Posts
Popularity 0-100 scale indicating how frequently people buy the product online. Recalculated daily.
99 / 100
Rank: #2 out of 202.
90 / 100
Rank: #59 out of 202.
Details
  • Built-in Elevation Channel for Dolby Atmos
  • 1" Linear Travel Suspension Titanium Tweeter
  • Dual 8" Spun Copper Cerametallic Cone Woofers
  • 90x90 Hybrid Tractrix Horn
  • All New Tractrix Port
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  • Enjoy rich, clean, full-range sound for movies, TV and music with Polk's new Dynamic Balance acoustic array
  • (1) 1" high-resolution Terylene tweeter for crystal clear high frequency response that perfectly reproduces the latest high resolution audio files
  • (3) 6.5" low distortion mica-reinforced polypropylene cones with four-layer voice coils for clean, clear bass, better linearity, and dynamic mid-range
  • Exclusive Polk Power Port technology for greater, more impactful bass
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Key features
  • Limited edition piano black finish
  • 1-inch Linear Travel Suspension Titanium Tweeter
  • 90x90 Hybrid Tractrix Horn
  • All New Tractrix Port

Klipsch RP-280F are a very popular option on the higher end of the price range. They have dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Klipsch RP-280FA or Dali Oberon 5 .

Klipsch RP-280F were released last year in September. There are quite a few newer speakers on the market. Show newer Speakers

Klipsch RP-280F are $550.49 more expensive than the average speakers ($549.50).

Key features
  • 1" high-resolution Terylene tweeter
  • 6.5" low distortion mica-reinforced polypropylene cones
  • Four-layer voice coils

Polk Audio S60 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 JBL CBT 50LA-1 or KLH Cambridge .

Polk Audio S60 are $140.50 cheaper than the average speakers ($549.50).

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