Klipsch R-100SW vs Kanto sub8

R-100SW vs sub8 comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-100SW
5.6
Kanto sub8
5.6
8
8

Klipsch R-100SW vs Kanto sub8 review

Klipsch R-100SW
vs
Kanto sub8

Comparing Klipsch R-100SW vs Kanto sub8? Our experts can help you find the best subwoofer. Based on our rating, both subwoofers have the same overall rating of 5.6.

Advantages Klipsch R-100SW over Kanto sub8

  • Loudspeaker grill is removable
  • Has more nominal output power: 150W vs 125W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 300W vs 250W (RMS)
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 32Hz vs 35Hz
  • Larger driver size: 10" vs 8"

Advantages Kanto sub8 over Klipsch R-100SW

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 175Hz vs 120Hz

Common strengths

  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
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Klipsch R-100SW

May 14, 2020

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Product

Klipsch R-100SW
Kanto sub8

Model

R-100SW
sub8

Brand

Klipsch
Kanto

Reviews

1589
101

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
sealed

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
125

Maximal output power (RMS), W

300
250

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

112

Impedance, Ohm

Frequency response, Hz

32-120
35-175

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-120

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

10
8

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

back side
without

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

0
0

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
pressed long-fibre paper

Colors

black
black, white, gray

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
28 x 28 x 30/11 x 11 x 11.9

Weight, kg/pounds

10.9/24
9.3/20.5

Other

Release year

2018
2016
Klipsch R-100SW
Kanto sub8
Klipsch R-100SW
Kanto sub8

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 5.6
  • 5.6Klipsch R-100SW
  • 5.6Kanto sub8

Klipsch R-100SW competitors

Kanto sub8 competitors