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Have you heard about Klipsch R-15PM? Buying any audio equipment for your home theatre speaker system may take a lot of thinking considering that there are a lot of products to choose from. When buying this audio equipment, most audiophiles certainly conclude to choose from either a receiver and speaker or simply a sound bar. However, that should not be the most case at all. A set of powered speakers can also be another option, in addition to a more inexpensive way of enhancing your home theatre audio experience.

The audio tech giant, Klipsch, has something to offer and this is the Klipsch R-15PM. The Klipsch R-15PM offers the combination of a receiver-speaker features and the integrated solutions delivered by a sound bar.

It is now available in the market today and comes with a $499 price tag.

Design

Many audiophiles out there don’t like some big, bulky powered speakers and resort to smaller, slimmer alternatives like sound bars. Klipsch has taken note into this concerns which is why they made sure that the R-15PM is well and beautifully designed.

The Klipsch R-15PM composes of two powered speakers which measures at 12.5 inches high by 7 inches wide. It employs Klipsch’s standard 5.25-inch Spun Copper Ceramettalic Cone Woofer and 1-inch horn-loaded Tractrix tweeter.

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When it comes to its physical design, the R-15PM do look sleek and modern thanks to its brushed black vinyl wrap that encloses the whole speaker body.

Additionally, the Klipsch R-15PM also comes with a credit card sized remote control to help you take access of the basic functions such as the power, input changes, as well as the volume.

Features and Connectivity

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Among other powered speakers offered in the market today, the Klipsch R-15PM has the phono preamp feature which is designed to concur with the release of the brand’s turntables this 2016. The R-15PM is integrated with an onboard amp that is rated at 50 watts per channel which is enclosed in one powered speaker connecting to the other via a speaker wire.

Speaking of connectivity, the R-15PM connects via a USB input and a Bluetooth receiver which is pretty similar to a desktop model’s connection features. Aside from that, Klipsch also adds two extra analog inputs (one input is for the switchable phono) and an optical input to the R-15PM.

Performance

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The Klipsch R-15PM is a small power speaker but the performance is surely big in delivery.

The bass performance of the speakers is reasonably full and strong which satisfied our ears while testing it with bassy tracks. While even pumping up the volume, the R-15PM did not complain and continued to deliver powerful bass without producing any distortions at all.

The Klipsch R-15PM features hi-fi sound with dynamic and lively audio experience. It is clearly more delivering when it comes to kicking out sound thus featuring smoother, more open and distinct performance. As for the vocals, we prefer the Klipsch R-15PM with its no-harsh, more comfortable, rich and natural sound. This performance comes in handy when playing full, action-packed, or high-impact movies, making it a perfect audio equipment for your home theatre speaker system aside from the usual sound bar and receiver-speaker duo.

Conclusion

For a small-sized powered speakers, the Klipsch R-15PM rises above any other audio equipment with its design, features, connectivity options, and most of all its sound performance. If you are looking for a nice alternative to a sound bar for your home theatre speaker system, then the $499 Klipsch R-15PM is one to consider.