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    It seems as though I can use these as front left and right to complete a 7.1 system that I'm creating with a 12" klipsch for bass and the klipsch quintet for the rest of the speakers. Will these 51/4's work with the rest to make a good 7.1 system?   (5 Answers)

    By Stillearning November 26, 2016.

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      That is what I am using them for and am pleased

      By Integral December 14, 2016.

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    Can these be used as surround speakers?   (10 Answers)

    I have a Black Friday opportunity to purchase these at a great price. I was considering the Surround R-14S, but those are never on sale. Am I making a big mistake using these bookshelf speakers instead?

    By Anonymous November 17, 2015.

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      You could use them as surround speakers, but they're probably a little bigger than most, and highly-capable speakers. There's a smaller-sized Klipsch bookshelf (I forget the model number), that might be better-suited for surround speakers.

      By LouInIndy March 7, 2016.

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      speaker height   (10 Answers)

      does anyone know the speaker height?

      By bill August 26, 2015.

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        These speakers are exactly 12.5" tall, and the stick on rubber feet will add another 3/16". The front grill however is rounded at the top and extends another 3/8" past the top of the speaker. So if you use the feet and install the grill, the top of the grill will be exactly 13 1/16" tall.

        By T00LF00L June 4, 2016.

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        Can these speakers be hooked up to a Mac desktop computer?   (5 Answers)

        By TJC May 6, 2017.

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          Yes. I do it with my MacBook Pro every day. You will need a cable and a 2-channell Receiver minimum. I chose items below. Working very well and sound is astounding! With two of those cables, you can also hook up your iPod, iPad through their headphone jacks.

          By AZAVAudiophile July 7, 2017.

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        Wall Mounting   (11 Answers)

        Has anyone tried to wall mount these? If so I was wondering how you went about it since they don't seem (per the picture) to have a wall mount bracket?

        By JonnyV November 27, 2015.

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          I have not yet, but have considered it and still might. They are not large...but they aren't small either. If mounting to a wall, look for side-clamping wall mounts. There are several available and will do just fine. They won't be hidden, but they will be up off the floor and adjustable. They do not come with a bracket and do NOT have screw holes in them where you can screw it into a stand or a mount...that's why I'd suggest a side-clamping wall mount.

          By ComfortableRob January 11, 2016.

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          Are these active speakers?   (11 Answers)

          Can I connect my record player directly into these or would I also have to buy an amp/stereo system to connect the speakers to?

          By Anonymous November 18, 2015.

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            This product will require a amp.

            By CommunityAnswer November 18, 2015.

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            Does it come with two speakers or one?   (10 Answers)

            By Joe November 27, 2016.

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            Would these speakers be good enough to replace my 20yr + old speakers that are floor standing and have 10inch subs in them?   (10 Answers)

            I am trying to downsize and use them mostly for movies, tv & video games only rarely do I play music on them, I have a denon amp.

            By Shock22 February 14, 2016.

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              These won't give you high and lows like floor speakers it will give you highs and your subwoof will make up for the lows these are better for sides and rears

              By Battlefield August 13, 2016.

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              Will these speakers work with a Denon fully automatic analog turntable with a built in phono equalizer? I don't want to buy the receiver if I don't need to. It was suggested that I could just get "powered speakers".   (5 Answers)

              By Sarah July 20, 2017.

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                They won't work without some kind of amplification, they're not "self powered". Best Buy does sell R-15PM, which have amplifiers built into them. Considerably more expensive though.

                By JohnnyOcala August 16, 2017.

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              Can you make these a 4.1 system? If I buy 2 pairs and get 4 speakers and then 1 sub, can I connect them easily and will they work well?   (5 Answers)

              By Tangey June 24, 2017.

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                You can technically run any speakers as a 4.1 system. You could set up four centers and a sub if your receiver has the connections and it would be 4.1. For movies, you should definitely add a center and go 5.1 for full sound, for music a 4.1 system would be fine.

                By Spiff July 19, 2017.

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