Klipsch R-100SW vs Audioengine S8

R-100SW vs S8 comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-100SW
5.6
Audioengine S8
7
8
8

Klipsch R-100SW vs Audioengine S8 review

Klipsch R-100SW
vs
Audioengine S8

The Klipsch R-100SW vs Audioengine S8 comparison proves that these subwoofers have many common features. R-100SW has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for S8.

Advantages Klipsch R-100SW over Audioengine S8

  • Loudspeaker grill is removable
  • Maximum peak power: 300W vs 250W (RMS)
  • Higher sensitivity: 112dB vs 88dB
  • Larger driver size: 10" vs 8"

Advantages Audioengine S8 over Klipsch R-100SW

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 27Hz vs 32Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 180Hz vs 120Hz

Common strengths

  • Vented boxes
  • Equal nominal output power 150W (RMS)
  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
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Rating 5 5
Klipsch R-100SW

May 14, 2020

Add powerful bass to your movies and music with the Klipsch Reference Series R-100SW. Feel free to go down the Klipsch R-100SW review and see what this unit is capable of! Article navigation Featur...

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Audioengine S8

May 14, 2020

Audioengine S8 was created specifically to add true, dense, even bass to your active speaker system! Its design is top-notch and it owns all the necessary connectivity items. Let’s proceed to t...

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Common

Product

Klipsch R-100SW
Audioengine S8

Model

R-100SW
S8

Brand

Klipsch
Audioengine

Reviews

1568
256

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
150

Maximal output power (RMS), W

300
250

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

112
88

Impedance, Ohm

8

Frequency response, Hz

32-120
27-180

Crossover frequency, Hz

50-130

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

10
8

Driver placement

front panel
down firing

Port placement

back side
front panel

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

0
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
1

RCA outputs

0
1

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, white

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
33.2 x 28.1 x 33.2/13.1 x 11.1 x 13.2

Weight, kg/pounds

10.9/24
12.7/28.1
Klipsch R-100SW
Audioengine S8
Klipsch R-100SW
Audioengine S8

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 7
  • 5.6Klipsch R-100SW
  • 7Audioengine S8

The Audioengine S8 is better subwoofer in this comparison - check Audioengine S8 price.