Klipsch R-12SWi vs Klipsch R-120SW

Klipsch R-12SWi vs Klipsch R-120SW

Klipsch R-12SWi review

Klipsch R-12SWi vs Klipsch R-120SW is wireless subwoofer. The Klipsch R-12SWi subwoofer is designed to work both in stereo systems and in a home theater and can efficiently sound large rooms. It is equipped with a 12-inch bass speaker, which is located on the front panel and is closed by a removable protective net. Rated power 200 W and 400 W at peak.

The design of the device is made in a single concept with the Klipsch speakers of the Reference series, which successfully combines black and copper-gold colors. On the back of the Klipsch R-12SWi is a traditional set of controls.

Klipsch R-12SWi

Klipsch R-120SW review

The R-120SW has a Class D amplifier that develops a rated power of 200 W, which was made to order according to Klipsch specifications. This amplifier has low distortion and is precisely matched to the subwoofer speaker, thereby achieving high efficiency.

Klipsch R-120SW weights 14 kg vs Klipsch R-12SWi – 33 kg. The subwoofer casing is made of selected MDF of increased thickness and complemented by internal ties. Klipsch R-120SW is made of high-quality vinyl tape, which imitates natural wood. On the back panel of the sub, there are controls for signal level, filter tune frequency, and an absolute phase switch.

Klipsch R-120SW

Klipsch R-12SWi pros & cons

Pros

  • Signature bass emitter
  • Wireless connection (included)

Cons

  • The wireless receiver is cheap

Klipsch R-120SW pros & cons

Pros

  • The body has excellent mechanical strength
  • High sound pressure

Cons

  • The power cord is damaged and does not fit the back of the subwoofer

Votes 5 5
Rating 4.8 4.8

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-12SWi
6.6
Klipsch R-120SW
6.6
8
8
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Common

Product

Klipsch R-12SWi
Klipsch R-120SW

Model

R-12SWi
R-120SW

Brand

Klipsch
Klipsch

Reviews

233
769

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

200
200

Maximal output power (RMS), W

400
400

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

116
116

Impedance, Ohm

8

Frequency response, Hz

29-120
29-120

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-120
90-150

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
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

35.5 x 41.9 x 53.5/14 x 16.5 x 21.1
35.6 x 41.1 x 48.8/14 x 16.5 x 19.2

Weight, kg/pounds

33/14.9
14/31
Klipsch R-12SWi
Klipsch R-120SW
Klipsch R-12SWi
Klipsch R-120SW

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 6.6
  • 6.6Klipsch R-12SWi
  • 6.6Klipsch R-120SW

The Klipsch R-12SWi is better subwoofer in this comparison. Check Klipsch R-12SWi price