RBH Sound TK-5C Bookshelf Speaker System Review
Frequency range +/- 3 dB
60Hz - 20kHz±3dB
Sensitivity (2.83V/1m) 86.0 dB
Nominal impedance 8 ohms
Recommended amp power 50– 100watts
Crossover frequency 3kHz
Tweeter driver 1” Silk Dome
Low frequency driver(s) 5 ¼” Fiberglass cone
Enclosure type Ported
Connection input(s) Single Wire
Recommended placement Bookshelf or Standmount
Dimensions (H x W x D) 7 1/4" W x 12 3/4" H x 8 1/2" D
Weight 19.5 lbs/ea
Video Shielded: Yes
Grill: Black cloth
Finish Black/Rosewood (gloss black accents)
- Bold dynamic sound from a small package
- Easy amplifier load
- Rounds out the TK series as an all around top notch high value speaker system
- A bit of lower midrange coloration present depending on source material
- Ho hum aesthetics and finish
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Recent Forum Posts:
silversurfer, post: 368922No, he means you can't always hear the coloration.
Depending on source material? It either colorizes the signal or it doesn't.
Josuah, post: 368602
I have a hard time reconciling a 4.5 performance rating with the individual scores which never exceed 4….
Something with no weaknesses is darn good to have.
The overall scores aren't mathematically derived, they're subjective, but even if mathematically derived it wouldn't have to work by simple averaging. If you did something like percentile rank within a price range for all the sub-scores, then converted to a star score, 4.5 is probably about dead on (90th percentile).
A bit of lower midrange coloration present depending on source materialDepending on source material? It either colorizes the signal or it doesn't.
Was that a typo in the review or just a mistake in pricing? I'm curious to know if that would effect the ratings considering that the costs were off by 25% ….
It was an error on RBH's part as I was originally told they were $400/pair. I was on the fence about giving them a 4.25 for value but since we only rate in 1/2 point scales now, I rounded down to 4 stars. The price adder would drop them to 3.75 but in that case I round up to 4 so it stays around the same.
While I believe you can find speakers at $500/pair that blow these away in aesthetics, I am still confident they perform up to par with some of the best speakers in their price class.