Klipsch R-100SW vs Klipsch R-120SW

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Klipsch R-100SW vs Klipsch R-120SW

Klipsch R-100SW review

The Klipsch R-100SW is a compact solution for any home theater. The subwoofer provides deep bass, and thanks to its small size with a built-in digital amplifier, it fits perfectly into almost any home theater configuration. The Klipsch R-100SW features a powerful 10" woofer, and its amplifier delivers 300 watts of dynamic power.

Klipsch R-100SW vs Klipsch R-120SW is more compact (10,9 kg vs 14 kg). The device is made in a housing made of MDF. The carefully designed, stylish Klipsch R-100SW case minimizes vibrations. It provides a standard set of controls for adjusting sound parameters.

Klipsch R-100SW

Klipsch R-120SW review

Klipsch R-120SW has 12-inch driver size vs The Klipsch R-100SW has 10-inch. R-120SW has a maximum power of 400 watts. The necessary acoustic load for the subwoofer is provided by the bass-reflex, the outlet of which is located on the back panel.

Klipsch R-120SW can be made less noticeable in the interior by just leaving a removable safety grille in place. Stylish aesthetics with absolute durability, which is easily integrated into any interior. It indicates when the system is on or off. On the rear panel of the R-120SW, there are controls for signal level, filter tuning frequency, and phase switch.

Klipsch R-120SW

Klipsch R-100SW pros & cons

Pros

  • Provides excellent compatibility with home theater AV receivers
  • Rigid housing with front panel IMG speaker

Cons

  • Disappointed with build quality

Klipsch R-120SW pros & cons

Pros

  • Very deep sound
  • To increase the sound output the speaker is equipped with a lightweight voice coil and a powerful magnet

Cons

  • There is no sound signal below 30 Hz

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-100SW
5.6
Klipsch R-120SW
6.6
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Common

Product

Klipsch R-100SW
Klipsch R-120SW

Model

R-100SW
R-120SW

Brand

Klipsch
Klipsch

Reviews

674
674

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
200

Maximal output power (RMS), W

300
400

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

112
116

Impedance, Ohm

8

Frequency response, Hz

32-120
29-120

Crossover frequency, Hz

90-150

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

10
12

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

back side
back side

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

0
1

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
0

Control

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

App control

Desing

Body material

MDF
MDF

Woofer composition

polymer
polymer

Colors

black
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

31.8 x 36.8 x 41.7/12.5 x 14.5 x 16.4
35.6 x 41.1 x 48.8/14 x 16.5 x 19.2

Weight, kg/pounds

10.9/24
14/31
Klipsch R-100SW
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Klipsch R-100SW
Klipsch R-120SW

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 5.6
  • 6.6
  • 5.6Klipsch R-100SW
  • 6.6Klipsch R-120SW

The Klipsch R-120SW is better subwoofer in this comparison. Check Klipsch R-120SW price