If you want it boomy you can make it so. This thing is awesome. I am not a techno geek but know what I like in sound and quality. There's a problem loading this menu right now. I now have a $300 door stop. Reviewed in the United States on February 27, 2020, Sorry Klipsch mine was broke out of the box called in to talk to your support all the lines was busy waited about a hour for a phone call back and the guy listen to the high pitch sound it was making trough all my other kilpsch speakers and told me I got one with a bad amp he hinted around like I'm not the first person with this problem and believe this or not when I took it back to the UPS store for the return the girl at the counter said this was the second one of these that came in this week I don't no if I want to chance getting another I love Klipsch but I went to Best buy and was looking at the Klipsch subs and the guy told me they have been getting them back also with bad amps, Absolutely Amazing, Rich, Broad Performance, Reviewed in the United States on March 13, 2018. I purchased an Onkyo 7.1 speaker set and was using just the sub that came with it... it did okay, but bottomed out very easily. When I plugged this baby in with the factory settings at 50% gain it damn near blew out the windows. It’s one of the most popular subwoofers that Klipsch offers, and for good reason. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Reviewed in the United States on June 26, 2016. I have his located in a large room with high open ceilings. One the best powered subwoofers in the price range, clean, powerful, gets low. amazed by the new impact and spl in <40hz regions, Reviewed in the United States on December 26, 2017. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The newer generation R-110SW also has significantly superior specs while remaining the same size and weight, but is still a littl… The Klipsch Synergy Sub-12, the company's most affordable 12-inch subwoofer, sounds great on music and movies. I'm running it at about 20% gain with a 5.1 set of Definitive Tech speakers. … Made the sound MUCH better. (1948) Compare Product. Reviewed in the United States on July 29, 2019. People like how it’s available at a price that’s affordable while still being able to listen to high-quality sounds. This Klipsch R12SW is a wonderful subwoofer, providing a truly fabulous experience. I have a Pioneer VSX–82TXS 7.1 receiver (130 watts) configured as 5.1 originally driving JBL Venue series speakers (the large Stadium fronts, etc) along with their Sub12. It's hard to find a sub that produces both a "tight" bass sound, while also being "smooth." I watched a movie that I had currently seen so I new the all the sound effects in it. This sub gets a little boomy, so I'd recommend adjusting your gain or running your AVR's calibration setup to optimize the sound. $399.00 at Amazon Definitive Technology ProSub 800 Worth the buy! Top subscription boxes – right to your door, See all details for Klipsch R-12SW Subwoofer, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features. It sounded great from the first minute. My review of the Klipsch R-12sw subwoofer. I tested this on several movies, but one particular scene that I like to test my subs on is in The Dark Knight Rises. There's virtually no break-in period. Holiday Gift Guide 2020. After all of the tuning and adjusting levels, I was pleasantly surprised and how this monster is a highly musical subwoofer if tuned properly, and adds weight, scale, and muscle to any music I give it. Klipsch R-12SW Reference Powered Subwoofer Spun Copper IMG Woofer All-Digital Amplifier Front-Firing Driver Low Pass Crossover and Phase Control Line/LFE Inputs Item 1250045 Model R-12SW. Highly recommended. Shop Now. This was the last speaker in my system that I upgraded to the reference line. The veneer almost looks like black brushed aluminum, and the golden cone is nice to look at. Furthermore, I have set it to >50% and notice no distortion. It shakes the walls! Reviewed in the United States on November 23, 2016. Both were louder than needed, but this one is much more musical. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. I thought it was an issue with the cable and replaced the cable after a couple of months. Oh my! Looking for inexpensive sounding subwoofer in a very competitive price. Klipsch R-12SW Subwoofer › Customer reviews; Customer reviews. This sub displaces some serious energy. A 400 Watt all-digital amplifier powering a front-firing spun-copper IMG woofer produces a clean, deep bass response for your home audio system. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. This R12 SW is awesome! 446 global ratings. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. This page works best with JavaScript. I thought it was going to wake the neighborhood! The sound is great, with loud lows such that you can truly feel the bass from a 400W unit. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. That is, 24 hours of moderate to low volume use to loosen the surround before really cranking it up. You can still see all customer reviews for the product. I am a fan of JBL for over 30 years, and I purchased a pair of 10" subwoofers from JBL. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I purchased an Onkyo 7.1 speaker set and was using just the sub that came with it... it did okay, but bottomed out very easily. I replaced a Klipsch R8 SW, and the amount of sound I was missing is unbelievable. Current Bose system R-12SW... 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