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Klipsch iGroove HG Speaker System Review

by March 07, 2007
Klipsch iGroove HG

Klipsch iGroove HG

  • Product Name: iGroove HG Speaker System
  • Manufacturer: Klipsch
  • Performance Rating: StarStarStarStar
  • Value Rating: StarStarStarStar
  • Review Date: March 07, 2007 11:25
  • MSRP: $ 249.99
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Frequency Response: 65 Hz - 17 kHz

Max Acoustic Output: 98 dB SPL @ 1m

Crossover Frequency: 2.9 kHz

Tweeter: 1.0-inch tweeter

High Frequency Horn: MicroTractrix™ Horn

Midrange: 2.5" woofer

Amplifier: Class D

Enclosure Material: ABS plastic enclosure/dock and remote

Enclosure Type: Tuned port

Inputs: iPod docking connector Stereo mini auxiliary input J-Cup adaptor (included, uses mini auxiliary input)

Dimensions: 5.5” x 16” x 6.5”

Weight: 4.6 lbs

Features: IR remote, iPod ® docking station with charger

Finishes: Black high-gloss paint

Voltage: 120v

Pros

  • Incredible styling – best looking product of its kind on the market
  • Includes universal adaptor so it can be used with any iPod or portable MP3 player on the market
  • Deep bass and clean, pure Klipsch sound

Cons

  • Bass can be boomy when used in a corner
  • Remote control ergonomics could be improved
  • Remote does not control all iPod menu functions
  • No MUTE button

Introduction

I first saw the Klipsch iGroove HG at an Apple Store a few months ago. From across the store, in a sea of iPod speaker systems there was this curvy black beauty standing out like a diamond in the rough. Before I even heard it, I wanted one. But how would it sound?
About the author:

Over the years J. has constantly found himself to be an "early-adopter," spending way too much money on "new" technologies such as Compact Disc, LaserDisc, and DVD. He is one of the few people who actually purchased (and still owns) a CORE programmable remote control (bonus points if you remember this product).

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