Klipsch R-120SW vs Audioengine S8

R-120SW vs S8 comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-120SW
6.6
Audioengine S8
7
8
8

Klipsch R-120SW vs Audioengine S8 review

Klipsch R-120SW
vs
Audioengine S8

The Klipsch R-120SW vs Audioengine S8 comparison proves that these subwoofers have many common features. R-120SW has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for S8.

Advantages Klipsch R-120SW over Audioengine S8

  • Loudspeaker grill is removable
  • Has more nominal output power: 200W vs 150W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 400W vs 250W (RMS)
  • Higher sensitivity: 116dB vs 88dB
  • Larger driver size: 12" vs 8"

Advantages Audioengine S8 over Klipsch R-120SW

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 27Hz vs 29Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 180Hz vs 120Hz

Common strengths

  • Vented boxes
  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
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Rating 5 5
Klipsch R-120SW

May 13, 2020

The subwoofer we are going to talk about in this Klipsch R-120SW review well-worth your attention. It has a solid case and decent build. Let’s proceed into the body for more interesting facts! ...

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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-120SW
Audioengine S8

Model

R-120SW
S8

Brand

Klipsch
Audioengine

Reviews

1589
267

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

200
150

Maximal output power (RMS), W

400
250

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

116
88

Impedance, Ohm

8
8

Frequency response, Hz

29-120
27-180

Crossover frequency, Hz

90-150
50-130

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

1
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

35.6 x 41.1 x 48.8/14 x 16.5 x 19.2
33.2 x 28.1 x 33.2/13.1 x 11.1 x 13.2

Weight, kg/pounds

14/31
12.7/28.1

Other

Release year

2018
2008
Klipsch R-120SW
Audioengine S8
Klipsch R-120SW
Audioengine S8

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  • 6.6
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  • 6.6Klipsch R-120SW
  • 7Audioengine S8