The 3 Best Bookshelf Speakers To Buy In 2019

Bookshelf Speakers

Ever since the glory days when hi-fi systems were integrated and even color-matched to the furniture, bookshelf speakers have been the beating heart of the party, often tucked in between vinyl collections the size of complete walls. They still offer the best balance between audio quality and size, and are so well established that even now manufacturers’ new models always seem to feature the near-obligatory bookshelf variety, usually sporting the letter B somewhere in the model title. Here are this year’s best – and they’re suitable for just about any music setup.

Klipsch RB-10 4-Inch Two-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker

Klipsch RB 10 4 Inch Two Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker Out of stock

Looking for a high-performance speaker but don’t have a lot of space? Check out the Klipsch® RB-10. These compact bookshelf speakers — part of the critically acclaimed Reference Series — take advantage of Klipsch’s 60-plus years of audio expertise to deliver lifelike sound. The RB-10 use a horn-loaded tweeter. A flared opening in the enclosure projects high frequencies toward your listening area and prevents sound waves from simply spilling out in all directions.

It’s the same principleMORE that makes your voice easier to hear when you cup your hands around your mouth. This horn design brings out details in everything you listen to, while reducing reflections that can color the sound. The horn also improves dynamics and efficiency, for powerful, “front row” sound that remains crystal-clear at all volume levels. The RB-10’s woofer dishes out smooth midrange and articulate, well-defined bass.

Klipsch makes the woofer cone out of anodized aluminum, so it’s strong yet lightweight. A rigid cabinet with resonance-fighting internal bracing houses both the woofer and the tweeter. It all adds up to remarkably accurate reproduction of all your music and movies. Use a pair of ’10s in a stereo setup, or team them with other Reference Series speakers for high-impact home theater.

Klipsch R-5800-WII In-Wall System

Klipsch R 5800 WII In Wall System Out of stock

Because high-frequency sounds are more directional than bass frequencies, it’s especially important to target them right toward your ears. Klipsch places their titanium tweeter inside a flared opening, known as a “horn,” which disperses the highs evenly across your listening area. This design brings out details in everything you listen to, while reducing reflections that can color the sound. The horn also improves dynamics and efficiency, for powerful, “front row” sound that remains crystal-clear at all volume levels.

A rigid anodized aluminumMORE woofer produces accurate bass and mid-bass. The pivoting tweeter lets you direct clean highs toward your favorite listening spot, for a broad soundstage with well-defined imaging. And treble and mid-bass level switches let you tailor the sound to suit your personal taste and room’s acoustics. Because high-frequency sounds are more directional than bass frequencies, it’s especially important to target them right toward your ears.

Klipsch places their titanium tweeter inside a flared opening, known as a “horn,” which disperses the highs evenly across your listening area. This design brings out details in everything you listen to, while reducing reflections that can color the sound. The horn also improves dynamics and efficiency, for powerful, “front row” sound that remains crystal-clear at all volume levels.

Russound 5B45B 4-Inch Outdoor 2-Way Speakers

Russound 5B45B 4 Inch Outdoor 2 Way Speakers $85.36

The Acclaim 5 Series OutBack loudspeakers are designed to deliver rich, full sound in extreme environments, such as a backyard, patio, deck, or other areas subjected to temperature shifts and highmoisture exposure. Their high-efficiency design and multiple mounting options allow these speakers to be easily installed on a wall, eave, pole, corner or as a freestanding stereo pair.

With a lineup of four models,MORE the Acclaim 5 Series OutBack speakers are equipped with features to that ensure durability in any outdoor conditions. Sealed enclosures, salt-tested marine grade hardware, and aluminum grilles make the Acclaim 5 Series OutBack speakers weather resistant. Drivers with polypropylene cones, rubber surrounds and 1” Teteron dome tweeters deliver full range audio through a wide range of temperatures.

The line of Acclaim 5 Series OutBack speakers includes the 5B45 4”, the 5B55 5”, and 5B65 6” stereo pairs, and the 5B65S Single Point Stereo models. Each model is available in both black and white finishes. Weather resistant construction and sealed enclosures for service in extreme conditions High-efficiency design with greater power handling over previous Russound outdoor speakers.

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