Klipsch R-10SW vs BIC America F12

Klipsch R-10SW vs BIC America F12

Klipsch R-10SW review

The Klipsch R-10SW subwoofer can please the listener with a 300-watt bass maximal output power in the frequency range 32-120 Hz. With a weight of 11.6 kg, speakers with MDF walls are placed on the floor. A 10-inch front-facing subwoofer provides flexibility in any room for pulsed bass on demand.

The Klipsch Reference R-10SW has a rigorous exterior with Brushed Black textured vinyl, and its deepest basses blend in with its relatively compact body sizes. Klipsch R-10SW vs BIC America F12 is heavier. The deepest basses are combined with the relatively compact dimensions of the body.

Klipsch R-10SW

BIC America F12 review

The F12 is equipped with a 10-inch driver with a molded synthetic cone with shiny aluminum trim and a Class D plate amplifier. Sub provides 150 watts at an 8-ohm impedance. BIC America F12 has 475 W maximal output power vs Klipsch R-10SW – 300 W.

It 17 x 14.75 x 17.25 inches. The F12 has a very nice metallic look. The body is finished with a typical black laminate with a black grille. The driver is directed forward, and the port is directed back just below the plate amplifier. It has an LFE line input, as well as speaker level inputs and outputs.

BIC America F12

Klipsch R-10SW pros & cons

Pros

  • 300W fully digital amplifier
  • LF cutoff frequency and phase adjustment
  • Line in and LFE

Cons

  • Minimum reproducible frequency

BIC America F12 pros & cons

Pros

  • Perfect for movies, games, and most of the music
  • Good quality inputs, switches, and knobs on the amplifier
  • The 180-degree phase switch

Cons

  • A bit noisy when playing rock music

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-10SW
6.6
BIC America F12
7.3
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8
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Product

Klipsch R-10SW
BIC America F12

Model

R-10SW
F12

Brand

Klipsch
BIC America

Reviews

942
1676

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
475

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

112
90

Impedance, Ohm

8
8

Frequency response, Hz

32-120
25-200

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-160
40-90

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

1
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
2

Speaker level input (pair)

0
2

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

31.7 x 35.5 x 39.8/12.5 x 14 x 15.7
27.9 x 30.8 x 33/19 x 21 x 22

Weight, kg/pounds

11.6/25.5
9.2/20
Klipsch R-10SW
BIC America F12
Klipsch R-10SW
BIC America F12

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7.3
  • 6.6Klipsch R-10SW
  • 7.3BIC America F12

The BIC America F12 is better subwoofer in this comparison. Check BIC America F12 price