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Reference Series Speakers From Klipsch - The Audiophile Man
With a range made up of 13 models the new, sixth generation, Reference Series boasts cosmetic and material upgrades over the previous range The new Reference Series speakers feature larger, proprietary Tractrix horns. Behind the horn, the new linear travel suspension aluminium tweeter uses Kapton, an extremely light and rigid material, in the suspension. Klipsch has employed proprietary spun-copper Injection Moulded Graphite (IMG) woofer cones. The floorstanders in the range also benefit from rear-firing Tractrix ports. Industrial-style gun-metal fasteners around the spun-copper woofers emphasise the retro appeal of the range. Floorstanders include the R-610F (£535), R-620F (£700), R-820F (£900) while the stand-mounters include the R-51M (£250) and R-41M (£220). The Klipsch Reference R-51PM (£500) and R-41PM (£400) powered monitors are equipped with an integrated phono pre-amp, Bluetooth wireless technology, digital optical, analogue RCA and USB inputs. A new feature, and a first for Klipsch powered monitors, is Dynamic Bass EQ, which dynamically increases volume at low frequencies. The Klipsch Reference R-100SW (£350) and R-120SW (£400) subwoofers include Class D amplifiers, rear ports, IMG spun-copper woofers and sturdy enclosures. For Dolby Atmos the R-625FA (£1,150) is a floor-standing loudspeaker with integrated Dolby Atmos upward-firing speaker, while the R-41SA (£350) is an …