Klipsch RSW-12 Subwoofers

4.89/5 (9 Reviews) MSRP : $1200.00


Product Description

Reference Series powered subwoofers shatter your expectations for deep, driving bass by playing louder and going deeper than significantly larger designs, creating the most dramatic, intense bass you've ever heard or felt. Designed from the ground up for class-leading, room-filling low-frequency performance, the RSW-12 is sonically, cosmetically and technologically matched to the Reference Series. Low-level inputs that also operate as an LFE input (for compatibility with 5.1 digital sound formats) and an adjustable low-pass crossover allow you to configure the subwoofer to your room's acoustics. The easy-to-reach, side-mounted volume control makes for simple setup and convenient level adjustments between music and movie sources.
The RSW-12 delivers truly deep, musical low bass with depth and intensity that intimidates much larger subwoofers. It matches a 12" rear-firing active driver to a 2400-watt BASH® amplifier to provide enough power and low-distortion performance to complement our floorstanding speakers. It is available in wood-grain black vinyl.


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by theatrejunkie a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: November 21, 2005

Bottom Line:   
Absolutely SCARRY! Best Sub @ the $1k-$2K range! 2200 watts max output, and your listening room better be ready, or your going to shake it to pieces! Enough said!

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Used product for:   1 to 3 months

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2004

Price Paid:    $1100.00

Purchased At:   The Sound Broker



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

Date Reviewed: October 9, 2005

Bottom Line:   
Purchased this sub a week ago after having to return my B&W ASW 675 because of woofer problems. Set up was pretty easy running a single rca lead from my reciever to Y-adapter to the sub, which in turn gives you extra 3-6db more, so volume on sub is set at 9'oclock and frequency at 80Hz which i think is in the middle of the dial since there is no numbers to indicate that. Listening to a various music such as R&B,Jazz,Dance and other sorts this sub is really musical. Pounds hard with little or any distortion. I run this sub with a pair of Bookshelf B&W 602's and they blend in just fine. Don't listen about what types of main speakers you have and that this sub will be a overkill, its all in the matter of tuning! Because any subwoofer can overpower your main speakers. I also auditioned prior to buying this sub an M&K MX350THX Mk11 but i still felt the Klipsch had the edge over it and the Klipsch was much more musical plus the M&K was $1070AU more than the Klipsch. If you are looking for sub that does both music and movies with giving you a hard slam everytime it pounds than look no further than the RSW-12 great looks great sound what else could you ask for!

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2001

Price Paid:    $2300.00

Purchased At:   Klaap Audio Visual



Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by baristaboy7 a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: March 19, 2005

Bottom Line:   
I bought this sub-woofer to compliment my other Klipsch products which it does extremely well. It really is amazing with DVD-Audio and SACD recordings. I have nothing to say other than it really,really gives me the bottom end i enjoy.

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Used product for:   1 to 3 months

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2004

Price Paid:    $925.00

Purchased At:   brandnamez



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by steve fortune a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: January 24, 2005

Bottom Line:   
Very good product I loved the way it sounds in dare devil wen the IV drips in the hospital this sub literiley nocked the pictures off the wall. So I went and bought its bik brother the RSW-15 so I could masage my feet on the living room floor. With both subs you can literiley feel your nose get ichey and your hair shake on your arms. I love it but my neighber doesnt.

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2004

Price Paid:    $1700.00

Purchased At:   Aurora video audeo B



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

Date Reviewed: December 29, 2002

Bottom Line:   
This sub is awesome! I've had it a year now and haven't had a single problem; which is good to hear when you spend this much. The sub is in a 26 by 18 room and I can only turn it up around 3/5 volume to watch movies, without being to loud(even then my wife thinks its to loud). At full volume(on the sub) stuff comes off the shelves pretty quick. You do have to play with the settings for a while to find the ones right for you.
If you were planning on spending this much on a sub, you won't be disappointed.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Price Paid:    $803.00

Purchased At:   ebay




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