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What to Know About Klipsch Vintage Speakers

The right speakers can take a home theater to the next level. The world-class construction of Klipsch vintage speakers still holds up, which is why you often see them attached to turntables. Here are some things to know about vintage Klipsch speakers before buying them on eBay.

What used Klipsch speaker models are available?

There are a number of different used Klipsch speakers for sale on eBay, including most of the models manufactured by the company over the years. Each model is designed with a different use in mind, so it has the corresponding features. You can find the following models of affordable Klipsch vintage speakers for your home entertainment system.

  • Klipsch Heresy - This is a compact floor speaker designed to fit comfortably in any room while providing maximum sonic power.
  • Klipsch K2G - Made from 1982 to 1992, this passive speaker helps the small speaker broadcast low end farther.
  • Klipsch KLF 10 - These are tall floor-standing speakers. Each unit has two woofers and a horn for clarity.
  • Klipsch Forte - Forte is Italian for loud, which describes this particular floor speaker.
There are multiple options for wood finishes

One appealing thing about vintage Klipsch speakers is their aesthetic design, notably the wood finish. You can find the right design for you because of the variety of different woods that are used to make the speaker cabinets. You can find cabinets made from these woods:

  • Oak
  • Birch
  • Walnut
  • Tiger Maple
What speaker sizes are available?

The variety of Klipsch speaker models perform their specific task thanks to the woofers that are housed in them. The size of the speaker determines how far it can throw sound and how loud it can get. Some cabinets hold multiple speakers, while some smaller bookshelf speakers have just one. See the manufacturer site for details on these different speaker sizes you can find in vintage Klipsch speakers:

  • 5.5-inch
  • 6.1-inch
  • 7.1-inch
  • 8-inch
  • Subwoofer
Can you buy Klipsch speakers in pairs?

Yes. The used Klipsch speakers can often be purchased in their original pairs. If you are interested in models that are being sold with their original partner, check to see that the two Klipsch speakers for sale have neighboring serial numbers. You can find speaker pairs in which each pieces has its original drive, connections, and woofer. There are also old Klipsch speakers that are being sold in pairs that were not originally matched.

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