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Klipsch Reference R-15PM Powered Monitors: Just Add Vinyl


Whether you are just getting into vinyl or returning to this cool-again medium of music, you are going to want the very best equipment to play your new records. That’s where Klipsch comes in.

The Klipsch Reference R-15PM Turntable Pack has everything you need to make your album collection come to life again – or for the first time.

“How so?” Glad you asked. We explain all the main reasons why the R-15PM Turntable Pack is the ideal solution for any vinyl love. Heck, even if you have a vinyl setup already, we strongly suggest you consider the R-15PM Turntable Pack. It’s that good. It’s that versatile. It’s that EVERYTHING.

There are a lot of solutions out there from companies trying to get a piece of the vinyl one. This just happens to be the right one.

(The R-15PM Turntable Pack is 20% OFF through 8/31/2016 from Klipsch.com if you’re in the U.S.)

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R-15PM POWERED MONITORS

First and foremost, Klipsch is a speaker company and we’re pretty sure that we’re the best at making great-sounding speakers. The Klipsch Reference R-15PM Powered Monitors carry on the company’s legacy, providing room-filling sound in a compact package.

Technically speakers, each monitor includes a 1" aluminum diaphragm compression driver mated to 90° x 90° square Tractrix Horn and 5.25" copper spun magnetically shielded IMG woofer. The R-15PM powered monitors also have a built-in custom amplifier, eliminating the need for external amplification which means that world-class Klipsch engineers have full control of the signal path. We've picked and tuned the components to be an absolute perfect match throughout, making the system sound incredibly immersive and complete.

Don’t believe us? Just ask CNET and AVS FORUM who reviewed the R-15PM powered monitors.

CNET’s Steve Guttenberg: “No one would describe the R-15PM's sound as shy and retiring; this little guy kicks butt.”

AVS Forum’s Mark Henninger: “Regardless of whether I used the R-15PMs to listen to my music collection, catch a movie, play video games, or simply to watch a TV show, they delivered clear, dynamic, and completely non-fatiguing sound.”

Oh and they aren’t too shabby on the eyes either. Their minimal, yet striking, design fits with almost any décor situation and the Reference series’ copper cones ensure that these aren’t the typical black box speakers.

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KLIPSCH PRO-JECT DEBUT CARBON TURNTABLE

We are very proud to have teamed up with Pro-Ject Audio Systems to deliver a Klipsch-branded version of the company’s award-winning Primary turntable. Pro-Ject is an iconic brand in its own right, long serving as one of the gold standards in the turntable business and making some of the very best turntables at attainable prices.

Packing a low vibration synchronous AC motor, a perfectly-matched 8.6” aluminum tone-arm, and an audiophile-grade, low-distortion Ortofon OM 5e magnetic cartridge, the Pro-Ject Primary and R-15PM powered monitors are a match made in heaven.

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NO RECEIVER OR PHONO PRE-AMP NECESSARY

We mentioned it previously in this blog post; however, it is worth repeating. The R-15PM Powered Monitors have built-in amplification AND inputs, meaning that you can ditch that clunky receiver that takes up entirely too much space on your countertop or in your media cabinet.

Most importantly for the sack of this turntable pack is the inclusion of a phono input. That means you can plug the turntable directly into the speakers. Normally, you would have to plug the turntable into the phono pre-amp and phono pre-amp into the receiver. Not this time!

Really, it’s all about making it easier for the customer who just wants to listen to their dang music BUT also doesn’t want to sacrifice the sound quality for ease of use. We believe we have covered all of the bases with the R-15PM Turntable Pack, making one of the easiest to setup vinyl solutions out there.

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ALL CABLES INCLUDED

We can probably all agree that there is nothing more frustrating than when cables or batteries are not included in the box. We’ve fixed that here. Everything you need to complete your turntable setup comes together. Heck, we’ve also included a few options if you want to connect your R-15PMs in a different way.

This is what you get in the box:

  • 68" AC power cord
  • Remote control
  • CR2025 3V battery (installed in remote)
  • 16' Length of 18AWG speaker wire (bare tinned wire on each end)
  • 5' USB-A to USB-B cable
  • 5' Stereo RCA cable

Isn’t it about time someone actually did this? We have done everything we can to make sure you have the easiest setup without giving up ANYTHING in terms of sound quality of versatility.

What do you think of the Klipsch Reference R-15PM Turntable Pack? Post in the comments!

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