BEST FLOOR STANDING SPEAKERS UNDER $5000

Quality floor standing speakers are hard to come by but when you do you would agree that it is a super fun experience. The right floor standing speaker can greatly improve your house’s sound system. It is not only the sound system that makes them elegant but also the design. Their awesome design makes them stand out rather than blend in. They make use of vertical space and therefore leaving a small footprint. They fit perfectly beside bookcases and TV cabinets. This article is going to provide you with details of Best Floor Standing Speakers You Can Get Under $5000

How we choose

Firstly we ignored all those floor standing speakers that cost above $5000 because it does not fit in with our aim of this article. We consider them as being total overkill.

We then took into account things like qualities, specification, size and ergonomics to bring out the best of the best from different manufacturers. Some of the best floors standing speakers that are priced under $5000 include;

Best Quality: ELAC FS507VX

The ELAC FS507VX is arguably the best innovation of the line 500. It is referred to as VX-JET because of its variable X-JET suspension. This feature made it more advanced than most floor standing speaker. This floor standing speaker is said to combine the elegance and innovation of the larger version of the line 500 which is the FS 509 VX-JET. The presence of the VX-JET driver in this floor standing speaker makes it work with optimum performance at all times. This floor standing speaker is also said to come in a more compact, three and the half way, bass reflex design. The FS507VX-JET floor standing speaker does not necessarily depend on position in other to produce impressive sound like the other floor standing speakers. It provides listeners with an amazing listening experience. This floor standing speaker has high acoustic standard and high visual effects. This speaker is said to combine all the advantages of the line 500 including the adjustability and the fact that it ends with aluminum baskets. It is however more cheaper than its sister version, the FS 509 VX JET.

SPECIFICATIONS OF THE ELAC FS507VX

Crossover Frequency
180 / 550 / 2,700 Hz
Power Handling
220 / 300 Watts Per Channel
Frequency Response
26 to 50,000 Hz
Recommended Amplifier
N/A
Sensitivity
88.5 dB at 2.83 v/1m
Finish
High Gloss Black, Tobacco or Walnut Veneer
Impedance
4 Ω; minimum 3.5 Ω @ 95 Hz
Dimensions
H: 47.2 ” W: 11.0″ D:16.3″

KLIPSCH RP–280 FA

Klipsch-rp-280

It has been said that one of the greatest advancement in home and cinema audio is the Dolby Atmos. The sound editors are now capable of accurately pinpointing a single sound and move it around, above and through the listener. The Klipsch RP–280 FA floor standing speaker is said to be developed with the same technology and power as the popular RP-280 F floor standing speaker. But, it also comes with an elevation channel that is integrated into the top of the speaker to reflect sound off the ceiling in order to produce the overhead Dolby Atmos experience. This floor standing speaker is the perfect choice if you want most captivating and impressive 360 degrees Dolby Atmos listening experience. The Klipsch Comes with a 90×90 hybrid Trackrix horn which makes use of a circular horn throat that is paired to a square horn mouth to boost high frequency responses and extension. It also improves dynamics and imaging. It also comes with a Linear Travel Suspension (LTS) Titanium Tweeter which is capable of maximizing dynamics for improved and detailed performance. Its Cerametallic woofers are made of spun copper and they represent the pinnacle of Klipsch driver design thereby maintaining its impressive rigidity and light weight construction for minimal cone breakup and distortion. Since it is used with Tractrix Horn Loaded LTS Tweeter, it also provides speaker efficiency highest in its class.

SPECIFICATIONS OF THE KLIPSCH RP–280 FA

Crossover Frequency
1750 Hz
Power Handling
150W / 600W Peak
Frequency Response
32-25kHz +/- 3dB
Recommended Amplifier
60 to 500 wpc
Sensitivity
98dB @ 2.83V
Finish
Real Wood Veneer (Walnut and Black) and Polymer Veneer
Impedance
8 ohms
Dimensions
H: 43.125″ W: 10.5″ D:19.75″

Best Design: MARTIN LOGAN MOTION 60 XT

The Martin Logan motion 60 XT is said to be an extreme floor standing speaker that was produced by the award winning Martin Logan Motion series. This floor standing speaker produces louder and lower sounds with impressive accuracy. The award winning Martin Logan has been known to design and produce floor standing electrostatic speakers. But the Martin Logan is considered to be a loudspeaker company and not just an electrostatic company. The Martin Logan motion 60 XT is said to have a substantial size but not too big. It has a height of 48″ and it weighs 66 pounds. It is best to find an extra hand when you are setting this floor standing speaker up, especially if you are unpacking it from a shipping container and putting it in your room.

SPECIFICATIONS OF THE MARTIN LOGAN MOTION 60 XT

Crossover Frequency
400 & 2,200 Hz
Power Handling
20—400 Watts Per Channel
Frequency Response
35–25,000 Hz ±3dB
Recommended Amplifier
20—400 watts per channel
Sensitivity
94 dB/2.83 volts/meter
Finish
Piano Black and Black Cherry Wood Finish
Impedance
4 Ohms Compatible
Dimensions
H: 48″” W: 11.4″ D:14.4″

 

FEATURES OF THE MARTIN LOGAN MOTION 60 XT

1. It comes with a folded Motion XT Tweeter that squeezes air and requires about 90% less excursion than the previous 1 inch dome tweeter. This greatly reduces distortion while also providing lightning fast response time.
2. It comes with an audiophile grade 5 way bi-wire binding posts that provide a secure set up and connection.
3. The impressive folded motion XT tweeter is designed with a large surface area which is about 8 times that of the previous 1 inch dome tweeter. This produces clear, precise and highly dynamic sound.
4. It comes with a precision built advanced topology Vostro crossover and high performance aluminum cone woofer.
5. It has 8” woofers and rear firing bass ports that produces impressive, precise and deep bass.
6. It has improved stability to produce tighter coupling between speaker and floor with the included spikes.

KLIPSCH R-625 FA

It has been said that one of the greatest advancement in home and cinema audio is the Dolby Atmos. The sound editors are now capable of accurately pinpointing a single sound and move it around, above and through the listener. But, it also comes with an elevation channel that is integrated into the top of the speaker to reflect sound off the ceiling in order to produce the overhead Dolby Atmos experience. This floor standing speaker is the perfect choice if you want most captivating and impressive 360 degrees Dolby Atmos listening experience. It also has an MDF cabinet that is resistant to scratches and has a Black vinyl color. It has a beautiful aesthetics with impressive durability that makes it capable of blending with any décor. It has a high quality cabinet design, that is, its MDF construction. This minimizes cabinet vibrations for less audible straining and greater accuracy. The Klipsch R-625FA  comes with a 90×90 hybrid Trackrix horn which makes use of a circular horn throat that is paired to a square horn mouth to boost high frequency responses and extension. It also improves dynamics and imaging.

SPECIFICATIONS OF KLIPSCH R-625 FA

Crossover Frequency
2,000 Hz
Power Handling
100W Cont / 400W Peak
Frequency Response
38 – 21000Hz
Recommended Amplifier
60 to 500 wpc
Sensitivity
96 dB @ 2.83V/1M
Finish
Vinyl Wood Grain Finish with a Black Color
Impedance
8 ohms
Dimensions
H: 40″ W: 9.4″ D:17.3″

POLK AUDIO RTI A9

Polk Audio RTI A9

This floor standing speaker is a high performance powerhouse and one of the best of the Polk popular RTI A series. It has special features like the Dynamic Balance transducers, three inch bass drivers, two 5 ¼ inch midrange drivers and a 1 inch high frequency dome tweeter. This floor standing speaker is capable of filing large rooms with impressive sounds, energy and excitement. It has a power capacity of about 500 watt. The Polk Audio RTI A9 is Equiped with dynamic balance driver with polymer composite cones and rubber surrounds. This Speaker is also Equiped with one pair of gold plated binding posts and dynamic balance silk polymer composite (tweeter).

FEATURES AND SPECIFICATIONS OF POLK AUDIO RTI A9

Crossover Frequency
120 Hz – Low / 1800 Hz – High
Power Handling
500 Watt Peak
Frequency Response
18 – 27000 Hz
Recommended Amplifier
60 to 500 wpc
Sensitivity
90 dB
Finish
Cherry and Black Wood Finish
Impedance
8 ohms
Dimensions
H: 48.6″ W: 8.9″ D:21.3″

Best Budget: KLIPSCH RP-260F

This is a very beautiful floor standing speaker that was designed by the well known Klipsch. It also has an MDF cabinet that is resistant to scratches and has an ebony or cheery color. It has a beautiful aesthetics with impressive durability that makes it capable of blending with any décor. It has a high quality cabinet design, that is, its MDF construction. This minimizes cabinet vibrations for less audible straining and greater accuracy. It also has a redesigned 90 x 90 hybrid Trackrix horn which produces a high frequency response while also enhancing the speaker imaging and dynamics.

SPECIFICATIONS OF KLIPSCH RP-260F

Crossover Frequency
1800Hz
Power Handling
125 watt/500 Watt
Frequency Response
34-25kHz +/- 3dB
Recommended Amplifier
N/A
Sensitivity
97dB @ 2.83V / 1m
Finish
Ebony and Cherry Polymer Veneer
Impedance
8 ohms
Dimensions
H: 39.6″ W: 9.01″ D:17.65″

KLIPSCH R-28PF

This KLIPSCH R-28PF another great floor standing speaker that was developed by the well known Klipsch. This floor standing speaker has an internal amplifier that eliminates the need for complicated, expensive and external amplifier. It is simple to setup and comes with different varieties of digital, analog and wireless inputs that makes it easier to get connect to any audio sources. It also comes with a built-in phono pre-amp that allows users listen to the audios without additional electronics. All they need to do is to connect the speaker to their turntable and listen to their audio. It is also capable of working with Bluetooth enabled devices and allows users to play audio directly from their devices. It has high frequency amplification with digital crossover that is designed to optimize performance and produce sound without distortion. It also comes with a remote control. It has a Led array that makes it easier to see input display. It has a subwoofer output that improves bass management.

SPECIFICATIONS OF THE KLIPSCH R-28PF

Crossover Frequency
1700 Hz
Power Handling
260W Total System Power (520W Peak)
Frequency Response
33Hz – 20kHz
Recommended Amplifier
N/A
Sensitivity
98 dB
Finish
Brushed Black Polymer Veneer
Impedance
N/A
Dimensions
H: 42″ W: 9.5″ D:15.7″

Included in the Box

  1. 2 x AAA batteries
  2. 3M optical cable
  3. 5M speaker wire and a 4 wire connector
  4. 2M 3.5mm auxiliary cable
  5. 1.8M power cord

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