KLH L853B Floorstanding Speakers

4/5 (4 Reviews) MSRP : $71.00


Product Description

  • 8" Dynamic Woofer with Fiber Cone
  • 5-1/4 Dynamic Midrange with Fiber Cone
  • 5/8" Polycarbonate Tweeter
  • 3-Way Design
  • Magnetically Shielded
  • Black Cloth Removable Grills
  • Sensitivity: 87 dB @ 1W - 1M
  • Frequency Response: 50 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Suggested Amplifier Power: 5 to 125 Watts per Channel
  • Impedance: 8 Ohms Average


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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by curefreak a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: January 31, 2006

Bottom Line:   
I originally purchased these speakers to simply get a full sound at a low cost. I matched them with a KLH stereo reciever for under 150$. The bass is deffinately sufficient for a stereo setup, but possibly excessive if being used in a HT application with a subwoofer. Highs are not defined and the midrange seems a little muddy, but they still have overall "tight" sound. I would highly recommend these speakers for someone wanting to build an entry-level system, or for use in a secondary system.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   Best Buy



Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:4
Submitted by dkozin a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: December 22, 2003

Bottom Line:   
Based on specs and sturdy construction as well as price, I bought these at BestBuy and was disappointed. They have very good bass, decent lower treble but lack lower midrange and sound muddy. Break-in and good speaker wire helped only somewhat.

They are OK for movies (if you add a center channel) and for simple music which uses a lot of bass. Definitely not for complex music like classical, grundge, etc.

Replaced them with Athen Point Five, they sound much better, especially for somewhat complex music and have way better imaging.

For $20 a pair these KLH make a great deal if you want loud sound with good bass for movies and simple music like rap. For other kinds of music, look elsewhere.

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Used product for:   1 to 3 months

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2003

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   Best Buy



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ty a Casual Listener

Date Reviewed: December 12, 2003

Bottom Line:   
These speakers are very good. I bought them because I needed cheap, good quality speakers. The bass on these speakers is surprisingly good. I barely have the volume up and the people downstairs can easily hear the bass. I definitely recommend these speakers to anyone who likes to listen to music and wants great quality and loud sound.

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Casual Listener

Product model year:   2003

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Best Buy



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jeff a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: November 16, 2003

Bottom Line:   
I was very surprised at the construction of these speakers. Very sturdy, 5 way binding posts, nice cloth grill. The sound was very rich, very nice high's, better than expected lows, detailed mids.
I compared them to my JBL Home theater tower speakers and there wasn't that much difference except the bass on the KLH speakers were a bit muddy. For only $20 for the pair, I was definately satisfied! I have owned other KLH speakers and have never been disapointed. They are great for loud music and home theater. I would definately recommend these to anyone.

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2003

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   Best Buy




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