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Klipsch Reference Series RB-81

Klipsch Reference Series RB-81
alaScore 93

59 reviews

May, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 reviews of Klipsch Reference Series RB-81. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the sound and design are on the whole positive. The price and size also get good comments. Reviews are divided on the reliability.

usability, size, price, design, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Klipsch Reference Series RB-81 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Klipsch Reference Series RB-81

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Klipsch Reference Series RB-81 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The price is also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed views about the size.

design, price, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

May, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Klipsch Reference Series RB-81

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Klipsch Reference Series RB-81 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People really like the price and size. There are some mixed comments about the usability, and there are some negative reviews about the reliability.

size, price

reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

May, 2020

Expert review by : Mark Fleischmann (hometheater.com)

Klipsch RB-81 Speaker System

 

When I ran across the Klipsch RB-81—in the newly renovated Reference Series—I couldn't resist ordering a set. It's been years since I've reviewed a two-way design with a great big 8-inch woofer. The very concept brought on one of my increasingly...

Oct, 2006

Consumer review (audioreview.com)

Klipsch RB-81 II (Black)

 

I've owned quite a few Klipsch speakers and have always liked their sonic immediacy, dynamics and presence. From my first set of Heresy I's from 1978 theirs have been among my favorites. The RB-81II's are no exception and are in my opinion among the...

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (audioreview.com)

Klipsch RB-81 II (Black)

 

This is a very good speaker which can you can display with confidence that it is among the better bookshelf speakers. I have many of the fine Klipsch reference speakers in an 11.2 system where they serve well as surround speakers. I'm sure in a smaller...

May, 2011

Consumer review (audioreview.com)

Klipsch RB-81 II (Black)

 

These speakers sound fantastic for rock music, funk rock, country, hip hop, and most other genres. I love their seperation and detail. They do provide adequate bass, but for large rooms a powered sub might be in order. I have used them both ways and...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review (audioreview.com)

Klipsch RB-81 II (Black)

 

Well what can I say, these speakers were the ones that let me fall in love with music. I auditioned other speakers in this price range including Polk, Infinity, Mirage, Paradigm, and others, but these were the ones I kept coming back to. Granted, there...

May, 2010

Consumer review (audioreview.com)

Klipsch RB-81 II (Black)

 

This is my review of tjhe rb-81 speakers. Well first of all, this is a big speaker. My previos tannoy dc6 speakers loked like a pair of small computer speakers compared to these beasts. Mine are in black and the finish is nice, nothing fancy but good...

Dec, 2009