Klipsch Perfects Flagship Reference Speakers with Powerful Upgrades
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (December 6, 2017) — Klipsch®, a tech-driven audio company and wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NADAQ: VOXX), today announces the debut of its next generation flagship Reference™ speakers — the RF-7 III floorstanding speaker and the RC-64 III center channel. The premium speakers are enhanced versions of the company’s acclaimed Reference II series, delivering hours of unrivaled high performance listening pleasure.
The Klipsch Reference RF-7 III and RC-64 III speakers are infused with the latest technological audio advancements for ultra-sensitive, hard-hitting, accurate sound. The company was meticulous in selecting an ideal tweeter for the speakers before landing on the new 1¾” titanium compression driver with an enhanced phase plug geometry design that improves sound pressure linearity at high frequencies.
A new Tractrix® horn further improves high-frequency response and extension, while enhancing imaging and dynamics. Proprietary Cerametallic™ woofers minimize distortion, and when paired with the Tractrix horn, provides ultra-high sensitivity and the highest efficiency in its class.
The modern design enhancements and upgraded materials used to build the Reference RF-7 III and RC-64 III speakers reinforce their solid performance. Both speakers feature heavy-duty cast aluminum frame woofers that eliminate resonance. Cabinets are made from furniture-grade wood veneers and come in black ash, cherry or walnut. Magnetic grilles complement the premium design experience.
The Reference RF-7 III floorstanding speaker is equipped with a unique dual chambered enclosure design that allows two 10” drivers and ports to work independently of each other. This improves linearity, minimizes anomalies in the critical midrange frequencies; generating a very articulate soundstage. The speaker’s slanted riser base enhances the appearance of the speaker, while providing a slight upward angle to direct sound to the listener.
The Reference RC-64 III center channel features four 6.5” woofers, while the sophisticated design of the 2 ½ way network crossover maintains wide and even sound distribution. listener hears the center channel information exactly as intended.
“These speakers have earned the nickname ‘fire-breathing monsters’ for a reason,” said Kerry Geist, product manager at Klipsch Group. “They are the best sounding audiophile speaker at this price point.”
The Klipsch Reference RF-7 III (US MSRP $1,799 ea.) and RC-64 III (US MSRP $1,499 ea.) speakers are now at select retailers and at Klipsch.com. For more on the Klipsch brand and these speakers, visit Klipsch.com.