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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great subwoofer for home entertainment

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    Not sure why I wasted my time looking at other subs. This klipsch 12” sub is what every house needs. My wife almost barred me from bringing the box into the house. Once it was unwrapped and hooked up I was shaking the whole house with base. Not only do I love it! But now I can play music my wife loves and she is doing chores again! Thank you Klipsch, I love what you did for my household!

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for home theater or organ pedal notes

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    I added this subwoofer to my Klipsch Reference Series R-820-F tower speakers. My Denon receiver lets me set the crossover frequency. I did this at 80 Hz. I matched this by setting the subwoofer's dial on the rear to 80 Hz. This is the setting for audiophiles who listen to classical music and want to hear the string bass, contrabassoon, and organ pedal notes. You will be surprised to learn that bass guitar does not appear at this frequency. The towers are perfectly capable of handling pop music without subwoofers. But I'm sure that some will want to set the crossover to 100 to 150 Hz to get a bass kick. Okay. Irritate your neighbors. But for most listeners, the Klipsch towers are adequate for pop music. However -- I recommend the subwoofer for home theater if you are watching Sicario or Saving Private Ryan. Summary: Subwoofer for home theater, classical music organ pedal, string bass, contrabassoon.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Gets better and better

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    Initially the bass was terrible and it didn't sound very good but even just an hour into it it smoothed out and was beginning to sound great. I'm now a few hours in and it is getting better and better. To be honest it's almost too big and shakes my media room in my new house. But on the other hand that is the type of bass I wanted.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Powerful, Clean, Responsive Bass

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    Pros mentioned:
    Bass, Powerful, Price

    This replaced a still-functioning Polk PSW505, with similar specs. I have to say, if I purchased the Klipsch at full price, I would have rated it lower, or even returned it, but for $250 it was a nice upgrade. I now have a matching Klipsch 5.1 surround sound system, and a slightly better sounding subwoofer. The build quality is nice, and the subwoofer looks high quality. The whole thing is lighter than I expected, so I don’t think the enclosure is built from heavy material though. The biggest upgrade is in the quality of bass. Low frequency explosions in movies, or double bass attacks in metal music would turn the Polk muddy sounding. The Klipsch maintains its composure, and produces powerful, clean, responsive bass no matter what I throw at it. Overall, I’m very happy with the performance of this subwoofer for what I paid. I’m not hearing some of those very low bass notes with it only rated down to 29Hz, but I guess I don’t miss them that much when the house is already shaking. From a performance to price standpoint, this subwoofer would be hard to beat at $250. Full price, I would look to an internet-only subwoofer that can get down to 20Hz for the same full price.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Powerful

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

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    I have a strong sound system and it seems to do the job just right. Maybe not as clean sounding as the Bose but for the price I got a much strong bass and much more affordable.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Sub

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    Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.

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    This sub completes a true surround setup. It’s response is great and the speaker is aesthetically pleasing.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Better than anticipated

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    Pros mentioned:
    Bass, Price, Sound quality

    I currently have klipsch premiere bookshelves and was on the market for a subwoofer to pair with them for music listening. After seeing the r-120sw was on sale 50% like Black Friday prices, I decided to buy one. I honestly had no intention of keeping it, I figured it was going to just be a 1 note, boomy mess of a subwoofer. To my surprise it sounds very good, has good articulate bass, picks up on the distinguished notes and plays decently deep when it needs to. I can’t stress enough on placement and volume/crossover setup. After listening some more and making more adjustments, gain/crossover and position, I found it to be excellent at the $224 price, I decided to buy a second one. After hooking up the second one, the quality and frequency response increased greatly, very smooth and flat response. I have each set to 9 o’clock on the gain and 60hz crossover to my r-150m’s and they blend perfectly, they don’t overpower them, and the amount of headroom I have is great. Would I have bought them at $449 each, no, I would have went with SVS, but the sale price motivated the purchase. Now knowing how they sound I think they are worth $449 asking price. If you take the time to set up and give the rear port a foot or 2 of space from the back wall, it won’t sound boomy or muddy.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    I want another!!!

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

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    Pros mentioned:
    For movies, Sound quality

    I hesitated on the 12 over a 10. Glad I got the 12. Sounds amazing, great for movies and real sweet for sound. (Why I bought this reference series) I'm using it mainly for music. Don't hesitate, I will say for the extra money, the spl line is way better. But again, I'd buy another for my music room. Upstairs, I use one spl 10. My wife cringes at times as it punches her! I love it. I could only imagine 2 10s upstairs lol Love klipsch, awesome speakers. The reference series sound great, better than the competition.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    The perfect bass for my system !!!

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    Pros mentioned:
    Bass, For movies, Sound quality

    The videos and movies sound another level ... I am very happy

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome!

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    Pros mentioned:
    Bass, Sound quality

    Tons of bass, deep accurate sound. Sufficient for any room. Easy to use controls and connections. Deign is beautiful itself.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Outstanding Addition

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    Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.

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    Pros mentioned:
    Bass, Sound quality

    I bought this subwoofer to complete my Home Stereo/Surround Sound System. This Sub connected to my Reference RF-7 Towers (AWESOME), RP-440C Center and Polk Audio Surround Sound and Pioneer Amp makes going to the movies now obsolete. Outstanding Bass after you set everything up right. Take your time and tune your system and this SUB will not disappoint.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Always buy quality

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    Pros mentioned:
    Powerful, Sound quality

    Love this SUB, it's a top quality product. Sounds fantastic and it's absolutely beautiful. LOTS of power

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Sounds and looks great!

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    Owned for 4 months when reviewed.

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    Pros mentioned:
    Price, Sound quality

    Having first bought a pair of 10" Klipsch subs, I took them back and got a pair of 12 inches. They sound great and have really completed my system. Because my theater is in the basement, I have concrete floors, so it can be hard to feel solid and clean base. These speakers do a great job for the price.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Good Value Home Theater Sub

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    Pros mentioned:
    Bass, Price

    Only had these subwoofers for a few weeks now but love it for the price. I bought two of the 120SW subs. They have nice punchy bass and hit low notes very well. These are an excellent choice in this price category.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Big Subwoofer with Big, Deep Sound

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    Pros mentioned:
    For movies, Sound quality

    I have this subwoofer hooked up to my Onkyo 7.2 channel receiver, along with other Klipsch Reference II speakers. It provides beautiful, immersive, deep sound. Watching movies is so much fun with the R120SW subwoofer and Dolby Atmos sound. The entire Klipsch Reference II speaker collection is both beautiful and sounds amazing!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great sub(s)

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    Pros mentioned:
    Bass, Sound quality

    Bought 2x of these during black friday to replace a malfunctioning Infinity sub and also add more oof to the home theater. Not disappointing. These rumble the house. Tested with John Wick 4k bluray and an assortment of xbox one titles. I'm impressed. It feels as though you're in those moments. Such clarity in the bass (tuned on Pioneer Elite SC-LX701 receiver) and not flabby sounding. Very precise lows and distinct sounding bass all around. Would highly recommend this, or these if you plan a .2 setup.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Solid subwoofer for the money

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    Pros mentioned:
    Price
    Cons mentioned:
    Accurate

    I bought two of these subwoofers on Black Friday when they were half off. One is setup with my Pioneer SC-95 amp and Martin Logan Motion 40s. It definitely adds to the low end but might not be the most accurate, deepest or tightest bass. Same for the one setup with my home theater, its shakes the room but leaves some accuracy to be desired. Also keep in mind it is a 12 inch subwoofer so its footprint isn't small. I wish there were other finish options. It looks and feels cheaper than other subwoofers in the $400-$500 range. Plus glossy black would look much better and match my speakers. For $225 this subwoofer is a fantastic value(and reason I'm giving 4 stars rather than 3) but if it is more expensive I'd wait for a better sale or look at alternatives. If quality is your main concern I'd look toward alternatives. Still its better than what 90 plus percent of people have in their houses.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Didn't really know what I was getting....

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    Pros mentioned:
    Sound quality

    Needed a new sub to replace my Bose Acoustimass 10 setup so I'd have a dedicated sub without all the custom wire connections. Reviews looked good and the price was fair. Knew I was in trouble when they brought it out on a dolly! Man, this thing is big! Could double as an end table! (no hiding it from my wife, unfortunately, she couldn't miss this beast). Used my new Denon 1295W auto config. to dial everything in. Worked like a charm as soon as I plugged it into the right ports in the back of the receiver. Tons of thumb, distortion's not that bad. Do have to dial it back a little at louder volume but totally happy with it. Looks and sounds great. I'm no expert, obviously, but this thing does exactly what I wanted it to do. Adds such depth to movies and music, fills the entire room (14x24). Wired the room for two but I don't need anything more than this. Love the Klipsch brand, had a 5.1 computer setup from them for a decade that just kicked the bucket, but i've always loved the sound from my Klipsch's

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Well balanced subwoofer.

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    Pros mentioned:
    Sound quality

    I purchased this subwoofer to accompany another one exactly like it. It reaches down really low for the home theater rumble everyone loves. When something explodes be prepared to jump out of your seat. when a 9mm is fired it's like it's in the room with you. If it's music you love and I do, drums sound real, when the bass guitar changes cords you notice. I added a second because I've read what a difference it makes more than doubling the output and it did. It sounds phenomenal.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great subwoofers

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    Pros mentioned:
    Sound quality

    Im so happy with my purchase. I purchased 2 subwoofers and they sound amazing. I recommend these subwoofers and anything from klipsch. Soon will be purchasing more klipsch speakers for my theater system, and bestbuy experience was great as well. Thanks.

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    I would recommend this to a friend