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I have the RF82 ii's and one of my horns has sound but is a lot fainter than the other. When I run audessy 1 speaker really twaps but the other is a lot quieter. What do you think could be wrong? Should I call Klipsch under warranty repair and how is their warranty repair support?

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Have you switched the 82ii's to see if the problem moves with the speaker or stays with the channel? Swap the left with the right
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Call Klipsch support.

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Go with SVS, they make great musical and impactful subs. I love my Klipsch speakers, but haven't liked the few subs I've owned from them. Also, the PB-2000's have a great limiter that allows you to really push the crap out of it without a hint of distortion.
I agree, although I love the look of the 15" copper cone, performance is what I'm after and SVS knows their stuff. Since I have to recover from purchasing the 62's I'll probably go with one PB-2000 and then go duals somewhere in the future. At this point in my life I don't think I can justify the ultra but the PB12-Plus may be an option. I'm just worried that I'll be doing the "what if" if I go the 2000 route...
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Have you checked out Rythmik subs?
I have, however I'm a big fan of customer service and quality and SVS can't be beat in those regards. The performance/dollar discussion will always come up but I think SVS also sells piece of mind at no extra charge
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Call Klipsch support.
After you've done the most basic troubleshooting. As mentioned above. Swap the speakers... If it follows the speaker THEN call Klipsch support.


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I agree, although I love the look of the 15" copper cone, performance is what I'm after and SVS knows their stuff. Since I have to recover from purchasing the 62's I'll probably go with one PB-2000 and then go duals somewhere in the future. At this point in my life I don't think I can justify the ultra but the PB12-Plus may be an option. I'm just worried that I'll be doing the "what if" if I go the 2000 route...

I have, however I'm a big fan of customer service and quality and SVS can't be beat in those regards. The performance/dollar discussion will always come up but I think SVS also sells piece of mind at no extra charge
Also don't rule out HSU s an option. Excellent subs and great customer support.

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dkami712,

Take a look at PSA's subwoofers. I have the XS30se and that baby rocks.

EDIT: A 122 pound baby

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Also don't rule out HSU s an option. Excellent subs and great customer support.
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dkami712, Take a look at PSA's subwoofers. I have the XS30se and that baby rocks.
There's too many options!
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Oh, just to mess you up even more: don't forget Reaction Audio.

Having too many options is good. You can choose from a variety of subs. At the end of the day, I don't think you can go wrong with any of these ID companies (SVS, HSU, Rythmik, PSA, RA...). They all make great subwoofers.

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How far from cement side and back wall should klipsch towers 82.2's be to not mess with the bass and mid-highs
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How far from cement side and back wall should klipsch towers 82.2's be to not mess with the bass and mid-highs

I think the recommended distance is 2', not sure on concrete though. Concrete can be a b*tch for sound. Where are you setting them up

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How far from cement side and back wall should klipsch towers 82.2's be to not mess with the bass and mid-highs
You're really going to have to experiment until they sound good to you. Start at 6" and keep moving them out.

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How far from cement side and back wall should klipsch towers 82.2's be to not mess with the bass and mid-highs
Klipsch recommended to have them 40cm from wall( 15.74") or more. Many of us I'm one of them don't have a room big enough to do so we have them much closer. I do have them 7" from wall and they sound great. Maybe if I have them even more will be better but I just can't do it.

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Klipsch recommended to have them 40cm from wall( 15.74") or more. Many of us I'm one of them don't have a room big enough to do so we have them much closer. I do have them 7" from wall and they sound great. Maybe if I have them even more will be better but I just can't do it.
Same here my 7II's are 6" from the back wall and one is toed in from the corner. I am very happy with the sound they produce even being so close to back wall.

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I did a lot of depth adjustments on both my RF-82s and RF-7IIs and honestly, there wasn't a whole lot of difference. As long as I was at least 5-6" from the wall, they sounded about the same.
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Somebody please help me. I cannot find mounts for my rs42iis. I bought some on amazon and they didn't work. Just can't seem to find the right thing. If it's from a local store even better! (Best buy, frys, etc)
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I did a lot of depth adjustments on both my RF-82s and RF-7IIs and honestly, there wasn't a whole lot of difference. As long as I was at least 5-6" from the wall, they sounded about the same.
I'm still surprised that Klipsch put a rear port on their new premier center channel speakers. In my current house I would be fine with it, but in my last house I had to have it pushed back to a wall on my mantle. I even used smaller gauge wire to get it back further.

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dkami712,

Take a look at PSA's subwoofers. I have the XS30se and that baby rocks.

EDIT: A 122 pound baby
Nice subs, but they just don't have the sexy factor that the SVS subs do.

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