Jump to content
The Klipsch Audio Community
Sign in to follow this  
ScooterMcTavish

Klipsch Tangent T-40

Recommended Posts

Just me again, nice Klipsch folks,

 

So in continuing to look for speakers locally, a set of Tangent T40 have popped up.  A newer design than the Forte I looked at, and designed obviously much differently - two 8" bass drivers, a 12" passive radiators, and a larger horn crossed at 1.8kHz.  50 lbs each, so at least they have some heft.  

 

My experience with two ways with passive radiators is they almost mimic three-ways, albeit with the active woofers covering the 100Hz-2kHz range, and the passive radiator acting almost like it was crossed over below 100Hz.

 

Has anyone had experience with this particular series, and how does it compare to a traditional 3-way?  Of note, I found the mids of the Fortes overbearing, but they also covered a lot of the spectrum (up to 7kHz if memory serves correct), which is what likely caused me to find them harsh.

 

Welcome anyone's opinions and thoughts on this particular model.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I know this is a late reply, but I have a pair of Tangent 50's that have performed flawlessly for over 3-decades.  Your right that they are a bear to move, but when positioned correctly they rival any three-way solution.  I certainly hope you grabbed those T-40's and still have them.

I hope this helps.

Edited by alwezhpy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...