Klipsch R-12SWi vs Monoprice 5.1

R-12SWi vs 5.1 comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-12SWi
6.6
Monoprice 5.1
5.3
8
6

Klipsch R-12SWi vs Monoprice 5.1 review

Klipsch R-12SWi
vs
Monoprice 5.1

What would be better Klipsch R-12SWi or Monoprice 5.1 in sound for music and in clean bass? R-12SWi has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 vs 5.3 out of 10 for 5.1.

Advantages Klipsch R-12SWi over Monoprice 5.1

  • Wireless - can be connected to an audio source through Wi-Fi technology
  • Loudspeaker grill is removable
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 29Hz vs 30Hz
  • Larger driver size: 12" vs 8"
  • Subwoofer phase control allows the user to add electrical delay to the incoming signal

Advantages Monoprice 5.1 over Klipsch R-12SWi

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 150Hz vs 120Hz

Common strengths

  • Low-pass filter
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Klipsch R-12SWi

May 14, 2020

Designed for larger spaces, the R-12SWi wireless subwoofers delivers incredible, room-filling bass without the need for a subwoofer cable. The R-12SWi gives you complete freedom to find the optimal l...

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Product

Klipsch R-12SWi
Monoprice 5.1

Model

R-12SWi
5.1

Brand

Klipsch
Monoprice

Reviews

498
594

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
sealed

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

200

Maximal output power (RMS), W

400

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

116

Impedance, Ohm

8

Frequency response, Hz

29-120
30-150

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-120
40-150

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
8

Driver placement

front panel
down firing

Port placement

back side
front panel

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

0
0

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
1

RCA outputs

0
0

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

XLR outputs (pair)

0
0

Speaker level output (pair)

0
0

Speaker level input (pair)

0
2

Control

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

App control

Desing

Body material

MDF

Woofer composition

polymer
polymer

Colors

black
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions (W x H x D), cm/in

35.5 x 41.9 x 53.5/14 x 16.5 x 21.1
25.4 x 34.7 x 33.2/10 x 13.7 x 13.1

Weight, kg/pounds

33/14.9
7.4/16.5

Other

Release year

2016
2011
Klipsch R-12SWi
Monoprice 5.1
Klipsch R-12SWi
Monoprice 5.1

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 5.3
  • 6.6Klipsch R-12SWi
  • 5.3Monoprice 5.1