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Just curious...What would happen if someone accidently pushes the volume to max? I had this happen to me at an audition and have heard it happens all of the time at parties.
Valid point! However, knowing this possibility, it would be prudent to enable the "max volume" limit or choose who to invite to parties!
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Most likely nothing will happen, as long as the volume is at max for a very short time period. Again, I think the ears will tell you to turn it down!

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RP-8000F and High Current Amps?

What amp are you using with your Klipsch RP-8000F

Hello everyone,

Just purchased a set of RP-8000f in piano black finish. Currently using a Marantz SR8012 to drive them. Sound is excellent.

I have several mono blocks in storage all rated at 250W at 8 ohms and close to 500W at 4 ohms. I thought the continuous RMS rating was 250W on these, but I had it confused with the RF-7III. These are 150/600.

Is anyone out there powering their RP-8000 with high current amplification?

Thank you,
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What amp are you using with your Klipsch RP-8000F

Hello everyone,

Just purchased a set of RP-8000f in piano black finish. Currently using a Marantz SR8012 to drive them. Sound is excellent.

I have several mono blocks in storage all rated at 250W at 8 ohms and close to 500W at 4 ohms. I thought the continuous RMS rating was 250W on these, but I had it confused with the RF-7III. These are 150/600.

Is anyone out there powering their RP-8000 with high current amplification?

Thank you,
Try it, be careful with the volume knob and you'll be fine. Those mono-blocks might give you some extra headroom and make those RP-8000s sing.Let us know you're impressions.
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What amp are you using with your Klipsch RP-8000F

Hello everyone,

Just purchased a set of RP-8000f in piano black finish. Currently using a Marantz SR8012 to drive them. Sound is excellent.

I have several mono blocks in storage all rated at 250W at 8 ohms and close to 500W at 4 ohms. I thought the continuous RMS rating was 250W on these, but I had it confused with the RF-7III. These are 150/600.

Is anyone out there powering their RP-8000 with high current amplification?

Thank you,
You should be fine. Generally speaking and in modest amounts, It's better to overpower than to underpower. Plenty of guys on the Klipsch forum running the same or more.
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What amp are you using with your Klipsch RP-8000F

Hello everyone,

Just purchased a set of RP-8000f in piano black finish. Currently using a Marantz SR8012 to drive them. Sound is excellent.

I have several mono blocks in storage all rated at 250W at 8 ohms and close to 500W at 4 ohms. I thought the continuous RMS rating was 250W on these, but I had it confused with the RF-7III. These are 150/600.

Is anyone out there powering their RP-8000 with high current amplification?

Thank you,
You probably know this, but I thought I’d point out that your amp will only push as many watts as instructed by the preamp. In other words, the volume knob is going to be the place where you avoid blowing a tweeter or whatever your concern may be. You have a lot of power, that’s great. You’ll avoid clipping at the amp before distorting at the speakers. Use a modicum of caution while you’re doing your thing and all will be well
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↑ Like said in the other thread, you control the power. All will be fine.
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What amp are you using with your Klipsch RP-8000F

Hello everyone,

Just purchased a set of RP-8000f in piano black finish. Currently using a Marantz SR8012 to drive them. Sound is excellent.

I have several mono blocks in storage all rated at 250W at 8 ohms and close to 500W at 4 ohms. I thought the continuous RMS rating was 250W on these, but I had it confused with the RF-7III. These are 150/600.

Is anyone out there powering their RP-8000 with high current amplification?

Thank you,
If you already own the amps and are curious I would get an SPL meter and listen to some familiar material at the volume you want. Then hook up the external amps and listen to that material at the same SPL or go higher to see if it rocks your boat better...That said, I bet your current AVR is delivering everything you need unless you are in a really large room--That's my take.
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What amp are you using with your Klipsch RP-8000F

Hello everyone,

Just purchased a set of RP-8000f in piano black finish. Currently using a Marantz SR8012 to drive them. Sound is excellent.

I have several mono blocks in storage all rated at 250W at 8 ohms and close to 500W at 4 ohms. I thought the continuous RMS rating was 250W on these, but I had it confused with the RF-7III. These are 150/600.

Is anyone out there powering their RP-8000 with high current amplification?

Thank you,
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If you already own the amps and are curious I would get an SPL meter and listen to some familiar material at the volume you want. Then hook up the external amps and listen to that material at the same SPL or go higher to see if it rocks your boat better...That said, I bet your current AVR is delivering everything you need unless you are in a really large room--That's my take.
I've owned both single and multiple box solutions over the years. For simplicity's sake, many like myself have returned to the single box. Today's capable AVR's are more than capable of driving today's efficient speakers. Of course there will be exceptions, but I'm 99% in agreement with Zen.

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Hey guys - I'm going to be purchasing my 1st home theater setup (coming from tv only sound) and have decided to go with a Klipsch 5.1 system

I'm trying to decide between the RP-8000-F/RP-504C and RF-7-iii/RC-64-iii for my left/center/right (the rest of the setup will be RP-502S; SPL 150 and either a Marantz 5013 or 8012 depending on which LCR I go with).

Obviously the cost of the iiis is much higher than the RPs but I'm curious as to the thought of whether the increased price is worth the performance upgrade (also curious as to what those upgrades are besides just being larger speakers)?

Any thoughts/comments will be greatly appreciated!
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Hey guys - I'm going to be purchasing my 1st home theater setup (coming from tv only sound) and have decided to go with a Klipsch 5.1 system

I'm trying to decide between the RP-8000-F/RP-504C and RF-7-iii/RC-64-iii for my left/center/right (the rest of the setup will be RP-502S; SPL 150 and either a Marantz 5013 or 8012 depending on which LCR I go with).

Obviously the cost of the iiis is much higher than the RPs but I'm curious as to the thought of whether the increased price is worth the performance upgrade (also curious as to what those upgrades are besides just being larger speakers)?

Any thoughts/comments will be greatly appreciated!
On paper and components the RF-7IIIs/RC-64IIIs are going to be your better quality speakers especially if you listen to music...That said you really need to go audition the two with some familiar material and decide if the extra money is worth it. Also, if you get a deal on the previous model of RF-7s that may be your best bang-for-your -buck, imo.
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Hey guys - I'm going to be purchasing my 1st home theater setup (coming from tv only sound) and have decided to go with a Klipsch 5.1 system

I'm trying to decide between the RP-8000-F/RP-504C and RF-7-iii/RC-64-iii for my left/center/right (the rest of the setup will be RP-502S; SPL 150 and either a Marantz 5013 or 8012 depending on which LCR I go with).

Obviously the cost of the iiis is much higher than the RPs but I'm curious as to the thought of whether the increased price is worth the performance upgrade (also curious as to what those upgrades are besides just being larger speakers)?

Any thoughts/comments will be greatly appreciated!
Like Zen said, it comes down to budget. Sure those RF7llls are a much better speaker, they also have a much steeper price. Getting them will take away the "what if" factor between the RP8000. I will say, the RF7lll is a world class speaker hitting much higher than it's price.
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Hey guys - I'm going to be purchasing my 1st home theater setup (coming from tv only sound) and have decided to go with a Klipsch 5.1 system

I'm trying to decide between the RP-8000-F/RP-504C and RF-7-iii/RC-64-iii for my left/center/right (the rest of the setup will be RP-502S; SPL 150 and either a Marantz 5013 or 8012 depending on which LCR I go with).

Obviously the cost of the iiis is much higher than the RPs but I'm curious as to the thought of whether the increased price is worth the performance upgrade (also curious as to what those upgrades are besides just being larger speakers)?

Any thoughts/comments will be greatly appreciated!
Here is the real big question you have to answer, are you going to listen to music in puristic stereo/front surround WITHOUT EQ and system calibration?

If the answer is "yes" then buy the RF-7-III/RC-64-III setup.

If you are going to calibrate everything and listen in "calibrated mode" with surround modes or even "calibrated stereo" than it is a waste of money. I say that because once everything is "calibrated" any "individual sound" of a given set of speakers is essentially wiped out.

Now, do the RP-8000 and the RF-7-III sound different with a pure, unmodified stereo signal, the answer is a definite YES. Once calibrated (with a subwoofer) you cannot tell the difference between them AT ALL.

That is the sad reality of modern receiver calibration systems, as they all calibrate to "reference flat" and you have speakers of a sufficient capability. And both the RP-8000 and RF-7-III are capable speakers.

I have a Ref IV RF-82/RC-62 setup as well as a Ref IV RF-62/RC-52 setup and once everything is calibrated with a subwoofer you cannot tell the difference between the two, even at high volume levels. Even with the subwoofer not in the calibration, the RF-82 setup only goes a bit deeper into subwoofer territory as the only real difference.

I listen to stereo music in "pure direct" mode on my receiver (Pioneer Elite VSX-LX503) and that removes all EQ, standing wave correction and time alignment and I can enjoy the speakers the way they were produced. In that mode there is a BIG difference in sound between both the RF-82 and RF-62 setups, with the RF-82s just sounding much fuller with deeper extension.

The RP-8000 are close to the RF-82s and are plenty for a "calibrated" setup with a subwoofer.

Now if I could find a set of original RF-7s (Reference IV gen ones) I would find it worthwhile to upgrade to them myself from my RF-82s only because I listen to stereo music quite a bit. I would have to also find a RC-64 gen 1 as well to have everything timber matched (same tweeters) at that time as well, so I am really not even looking as it would be cost prohibitive since every one else in the house enjoys the theater just fine with the RF-82/RC-62 setup, and I really enjoy it for music as well.
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If you are going to calibrate everything and listen in "calibrated mode" with surround modes or even "calibrated stereo" than it is a waste of money. I say that because once everything is "calibrated" any "individual sound" of a given set of speakers is essentially wiped out.

Now, do the RP-8000 and the RF-7-III sound different with a pure, unmodified stereo signal, the answer is a definite YES. Once calibrated (with a subwoofer) you cannot tell the difference between them AT ALL.

That is the sad reality of modern receiver calibration systems, as they all calibrate to "reference flat" and you have speakers of a sufficient capability. And both the RP-8000 and RF-7-III are capable speakers.

I have a Ref IV RF-82/RC-62 setup as well as a Ref IV RF-62/RC-52 setup and once everything is calibrated with a subwoofer you cannot tell the difference between the two, even at high volume levels. Even with the subwoofer not in the calibration, the RF-82 setup only goes a bit deeper into subwoofer territory as the only real difference.

I listen to stereo music in "pure direct" mode on my receiver (Pioneer Elite VSX-LX503) and that removes all EQ, standing wave correction and time alignment and I can enjoy the speakers the way they were produced. In that mode there is a BIG difference in sound between both the RF-82 and RF-62 setups, with the RF-82s just sounding much fuller with deeper extension.

The RP-8000 are close to the RF-82s and are plenty for a "calibrated" setup with a subwoofer.

Now if I could find a set of original RF-7s (Reference IV gen ones) I would find it worthwhile to upgrade to them myself from my RF-82s only because I listen to stereo music quite a bit....
Fwiw, The RF-82 and RF-62 are more similar to each other than either is to the RF-7s. I auditioned all 3 in stores in various setups and the horn and compression driver is larger in the 7 series and has a cleaner sound--The other two use a smaller same size CD.

As a second opinion on the equing, I also use Audyssey (not flat) and PLIIz on all material including multichannel music and have surrounds and rears that use the same size horns as the RF-7s and know it doesn't sound like the RF-82/62s which were more like the RF-3s I own.
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Fwiw, The RF-82 and RF-62 are more similar to each other than either is to the RF-7s. I auditioned all 3 in stores in various setups and the horn and compression driver is larger in the 7 series and has a cleaner sound--The other two use a smaller same size CD.

As a second opinion on the equing, I also use Audyssey (not flat) and PLIIz on all material including multichannel music and have surrounds and rears that use the same size horns as the RF-7s and know it doesn't sound like the RF-82/62s which were more like the RF-3s I own.
The point I was making is that after full calibration there is virtually no difference between the RP-8000 and RF-7-IIIs. I have listened to that exact setup (RP-8000/RP-504C and RF-7-III/RC-64-III with a Marantz 8012, R-115-SW dual subs, with both setups fully calibrated) and in calibrated mode you cannot tell a difference between them, even at high volume levels.

Like I mentioned, if you are going to listen to music non-EQ'd, then you will find it worthwhile to spend the extra on the RF-7-III setup. If you run it all calibrated, don't waste the money. ESPECIALLY for movies. There is absolutely ZERO need to spend extra on the RF-7-III setup for movies.

Oh, and for reference, the original person asking mentioned the surrounds and stuff he was using and it would not all be RF-7-III/RC-64-III equivalent stuff... It was all from the same line the RP-8000s are from.
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i want a set of the RP-280f does anyone still sell these plus i want the RP-450C,RP-250S?
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Thanks guys for all the thoughts/comments. I really do appreciate them!

In talking with the wife/boss she made a fair point that this 5.1 setup is only going to be a "temporary" one for a few years and that when we sell and build our dream home in a few years we will undoubtedly have a dedicated home theater room (versus my current setup which is just a mixed usage room) which she knew of course I'm sure I'd want to "upgrade" at that point to the latest/greatest.

Since this is primarily going to be used for movies/gaming/"tv" (probably 90%+ or so with some occasional music) and the potential "short term" primary use of them I ended up going with the RP8000/504 combo. Should be receiving them in 5 business days.

Now I just need to find Agents J and K to wipe my memory of the iiis.
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Fwiw, The RF-82 and RF-62 are more similar to each other than either is to the RF-7s. I auditioned all 3 in stores in various setups and the horn and compression driver is larger in the 7 series and has a cleaner sound--The other two use a smaller same size CD.

As a second opinion on the equing, I also use Audyssey (not flat) and PLIIz on all material including multichannel music and have surrounds and rears that use the same size horns as the RF-7s and know it doesn't sound like the RF-82/62s which were more like the RF-3s I own.
Perfectly said. I owned the 52s, 62s, and now the 7's for the last three yrs. Anything less than the 7's have no business being in the same room as they are very different with the 1.75 inch compression driver. Calibrated exact or not they are different nuff said.

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You made a good decision. Now about that temporary use and upgrading. I find that while I might upgrade receivers, TVs, media players, etc. I tend to keep my main speakers for a very long time. The key is to buy great speakers the first time around. But hey, who knows, maybe in a few years, there will be some kind of super new speaker out. Marketing can persuade us of almost anything, regardless if our ears will be able to tell or not.

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Thanks guys for all the thoughts/comments. I really do appreciate them!

In talking with the wife/boss she made a fair point that this 5.1 setup is only going to be a "temporary" one for a few years and that when we sell and build our dream home in a few years we will undoubtedly have a dedicated home theater room (versus my current setup which is just a mixed usage room) which she knew of course I'm sure I'd want to "upgrade" at that point to the latest/greatest.

Since this is primarily going to be used for movies/gaming/"tv" (probably 90%+ or so with some occasional music) and the potential "short term" primary use of them I ended up going with the RP8000/504 combo. Should be receiving them in 5 business days.

Now I just need to find Agents J and K to wipe my memory of the iiis.
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I considered going with RP-600m for fronts and smaller surrounds because we mostly use them for TV/movies. But then I realized if I didn't get full sized mains I would just want to upgrade eventually. Our existing Klipsch/Newegg specials were in service for just over 6 years. Now with the RP-8000f mains, RP-504c center, RP-600m surrounds, and RP-400m top-middles I don't feel like there's a need to upgrade any time in the foreseeable future. If anything now I'm thinking about a separate mains amp for the rare occasions that I want to listen to very loud stereo music. I have to say I am very impressed with the stereo imaging of the RP-8000f's but I think it's because I angled them toward the MLP instead of my old straight forward config. Now that I have spoken my amateur observations I will lurk back into the forum shadows.
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Thanks guys for all the thoughts/comments. I really do appreciate them!

In talking with the wife/boss she made a fair point that this 5.1 setup is only going to be a "temporary" one for a few years and that when we sell and build our dream home in a few years we will undoubtedly have a dedicated home theater room (versus my current setup which is just a mixed usage room) which she knew of course I'm sure I'd want to "upgrade" at that point to the latest/greatest.

Since this is primarily going to be used for movies/gaming/"tv" (probably 90%+ or so with some occasional music) and the potential "short term" primary use of them I ended up going with the RP8000/504 combo. Should be receiving them in 5 business days.

Now I just need to find Agents J and K to wipe my memory of the iiis.
I honestly think you don't need to upgrade from this setup. For starters they get plenty loud and can fill large rooms quite easily. I have the same setup and don't see the need to upgrade whatsoever.
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i want a set of the RP-280f does anyone still sell these plus i want the RP-450C,RP-250S?

Yes you can still find them......google search is your friend.

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Perfectly said. I owned the 52s, 62s, and now the 7's for the last three yrs. Anything less than the 7's have no business being in the same room as they are very different with the 1.75 inch compression driver. Calibrated exact or not they are different nuff said.

What if you're building an atmos system with RF7 III system? Since they don't have bookshelf versions for side/rear surrounds I'm assuming you would have to get RP series bookshelfs and RP pro 180 in ceiling speakers? That's probably the closest match for the version 3s?

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What if you're building an atmos system with RF7 III system? Since they don't have bookshelf versions for side/rear surrounds I'm assuming you would have to get RP series bookshelfs and RP pro 180 in ceiling speakers? That's probably the closest match for the version 3s?
I will not upgrade to atmos until our current AVR dies, but my thoughts are most of the important dialog, music and sound comes out of your front three speakers and when coupled with sufficient subwooferage you can skimp on surrounds (staying with larger models) and use appropriate atmos speakers from Klipsch. That's my take as an educated guess.
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↑ You are right that the most important speakers are the front three...and many would add the subwoofer to that mix. I will say this though...while you are waiting on your current AVR to die, you really are missing out on what a properly setup ATMOS/DTS:X brings to the table. Once I heard a good atmos setup, my goal has been to achieve the same that I heard in that setup.
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I will not upgrade to atmos until our current AVR dies, but my thoughts are most of the important dialog, music and sound comes out of your front three speakers and when coupled with sufficient subwooferage you can skimp on surrounds (staying with larger models) and use appropriate atmos speakers from Klipsch. That's my take as an educated guess.
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↑ You are right that the most important speakers are the front three...and many would add the subwoofer to that mix. I will say this though...while you are waiting on your current AVR to die, you really are missing out on what a properly setup ATMOS/DTS:X brings to the table. Once I heard a good atmos setup, my goal has been to achieve the same that I heard in that setup.
I’m in total agreement with you both relative to the front stage! Relative to Atmos, there’s absolutely no reason for waiting. As m3incorp suggests, a “properly” set up Atmos/DTS:X system is simply amazing. I sold my perfectly functioning but outdated AVR two years ago to get into 3D sound...and never looked back! Here’s a recent post from a member with a new Atmos installation.

https://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-re...l#post57705570

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I’m in total agreement with you both relative to the front stage! Relative to Atmos, there’s absolutely no reason for waiting. As m3corp suggests, a “properly” set up Atmos/DTS:X system is simply amazing. I sold my perfectly functioning but outdated AVR two years ago to get into 3D sound...and never looked back! Here’s a recent post from a member with a new Atmos installation.

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The best thing is, you can get your cake and eat it too generally, by getting last years Denon/Marantz models on clearance. Or, if you live near a Frys, you can get the latest on one of their many sales. The X4*** series is the bargain way to get into full Atmos, and you can just use your former receiver for the the missing two amps.

Even for multichannel music listening, you can get away with lesser speakers for surrounds. On my previous Reference II system, I had the RB 61 II book shelves for side surrounds, and they handled everything I threw at them, crossed at 80 Hz, and I listen super loud at times, too loud to be able to use the RB 61 as mains(I experimented for grins one day). Now, I have RP280f for side surrounds, but that's because I got them at a massive discount, and moved my former side surrounds to rear.
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The best thing is, you can get your cake and eat it too generally, by getting last years Denon/Marantz models on clearance. Or, if you live near a Frys, you can get the latest on one of their many sales. The X4*** series is the bargain way to get into full Atmos, and you can just use your former receiver for the the missing two amps.

Even for multichannel music listening, you can get away with lesser speakers for surrounds. On my previous Reference II system, I had the RB 61 II book shelves for side surrounds, and they handled everything I threw at them, crossed at 80 Hz, and I listen super loud at times, too loud to be able to use the RB 61 as mains(I experimented for grins one day). Now, I have RP280f for side surrounds, but that's because I got them at a massive discount, and moved my former side surrounds to rear.
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Great suggestion(s)...the outgoing Denon X4000 series has always been the sweet spot!
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How are the klipsch r-610f?

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How are the klipsch r-610f?
Seeing as they are on sale right now, probably pretty good for the price. I haven't heard them, but another forum member has heard some R series, I don't know which one, (Russdawg), and while he doesn't think they are as good the RP series(to be expected) they are an improvement over the previous R series, that is, the harshness has been tamed.

Get them somewhere you can get returns, and make sure to listen to them for several hours to make sure. In my limited experience with Klipsch speakers, they more or less sound the same within a series, the difference is how well they handle the bass and mid bass, as you go up the food chain, they can play louder with more authority in the bass. But, the small ones sound surprisingly good in the bass as long as you stay within their limits.

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