Comparing Klipsch RP-280F and Polk Audio TSx 330T

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Klipsch RP-280F

Polk Audio TSx 330T

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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-Year Warranty
Sound Quality
Speaker Design Speaker design is a term used to describe the number drivers in the speaker. Drivers are the cones that actually create sound. These cones come in three types: tweeters, midranges (sometimes called mi ... Show more
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Two-Way
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
33 - 25000 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
20 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
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Walnut Veneer
Walnut Pair
Black
Black Pair
Cherry
Dimensions
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Weight

62 lbs
 

30 lbs
 
Tweeters
Number of Tweeters
1 Tweeter(s)
2 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
0.98 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
silk/polymer composite
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
Silk/polymer composite
Woofers
Number of Woofers
2 Woofer(s)
1 Woofer(s)
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
6.5 inches
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
Silk/polymer composite
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
Speaker wire
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
Speaker wire
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
No
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
  • Wired connectivity
  • 20-Watt recommended amplifier power
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94 / 100
Rank: #3 out of 186.
76 / 100
Rank: #110 out of 186.
Details
  • You Get A Pair of Klipsch RP280FA Black Tower Speakers.
  • Our proprietary speaker technologies are ideal for delivering the most immersive, impactful 360° Dolby Atmos listening experience. Controlled directivity and high-performance have been an integral part of Klipsch acoustic design principals for the better part of a century.
  • Redesigned Tractrix Horn utilizes a circular horn throat paired to a square horn mouth to further improve high-frequency response and extension, while enhancing imaging and dynamics.
  • A Linear Travel Suspension maximizes dynamics for enhanced, detailed performance. LTS Tweeters have been a hallmark of previous Reference lines, as well as our flagship Klipsch Palladium series, making it a core component of some of the best speakers in the world.
  • Cerametallic woofers represent the pinnacle of Klipsch driver design, maintaining exceptional rigidity, and lightweight construction, for minimal cone breakup and distortion.
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  • TSx Series bi-laminate composite driver cones, tuned perfectly with our Dynamic Balance process, produce smooth, natural sound. They are lightweight, but super stiff, with exceptional damping, for high efficiency and low distortion.
  • All Polk loudspeakers are timbre-matched within their series, designed with the same components throughout, to achieve seamless speaker-to-speaker blending effects in multi-channel systems.
  • The high efficiency design of the TSx Series works well with practically any electronics, even the most modestly-powered amplifier or receiver, delivering a performance that?s spacious and clear, natural and realistic.
  • Gold-plated, professional-style 5-way binding posts, for the most secure connection options.
  • 5 YEARS parts and warranty
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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 Focal Chorus 714 .

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

Klipsch RP-280F are $599.99 more expensive than the average speakers ($500).

Key features
  • Bi-laminate composite driver cones
  • Dynamic Balance process
  • Lightweight, but super stiff
  • Gold-plated
  • 5-way binding posts

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