The Premium Audio Company (PAC), which owns Klipsch, Pioneer, Onkyo, Integra and others, has announced that it is “rewinding prices” on several of its most popular and best-selling audio solutions from its Klipsch and Pioneer Elite lineups.
From May 1, 2023 Klipsch Reference Premiere speakers and Elite A/V receivers will match 2019 prices for discounts of up to 20%. With supply chain and logistical pressures easing post-pandemic, PAC is offering pre-COVID prices to partners and consumers.
From Tommy Jacobs, President of Sales and Marketing, Americas for PAC: “Providing amazing products at the absolute best prices is more important than ever…Two of the most legendary and revered brands in the consumer technology industry are offering new, state-of-the-art AVRs and speakers at very compelling price points.”
Klipsch Reference Premiere II Speakers
This speaker line is an upgrade to Klipsch’s already popular Reference series speakers.
Core features throughout the speaker line include the following Klipsch technologies and design features:
- Larger proprietary Tractrix® horn technology to improve high-frequency response and extension while enhancing imaging and dynamics.
- Signature copper Cerametallic™ woofers with aluminum Faraday rings and Tractrix ports provide powerful low frequencies while minimizing distortion and maximizing efficiency.
- An exclusive Linear Travel Suspension (LTS) titanium tweeter maximizes dynamics, delivering detailed performances.
- The speakers are available in two furniture-grade wood finishes – ebony and walnut. Sleek cabinet design details exude refinement with enhanced cabinet bracing, aluminum binding posts, cast aluminum feet, and discrete Dolby Atmos connections that allow for easy and refined elevation speaker integration.
- Signature Klipsch copper trim rings accentuate the tweeter and woofer, which can also be concealed by sturdy yet flexible magnetic grilles.
Tip: For more details on each speaker listed below, refer to our companion article: Klipsch Reference Premiere II Loudspeakers, or select the individual speaker model numbers.
Reference Premiere II Floorstanding Speaker Models
Reference Premiere II Compact Speaker Models
- R-50M: Was $399/pr Now 399/pr (no discount)
- R-40M: Was $279/pr Now $249/pr
Reference Premiere II Center Speakers
- RP-404C II: $599/each, Now $599/each (no discount).
Reference Premiere II Surround Speakers
Pioneer Elite AVRs
Pioneer Elite LX Series AVRs include Dirac Live and/or MCACC room correction, HDMI 2.1 with 8K resolution pass-through, 4K/120hz gaming support, HDR pass-through, Dolby Atmos/DTS:X audio decoding, IMAX® Enhanced Mode, e-ARC, Bi-directional Bluetooth, internet streaming (including Chromecast Built-in, Roon-Tested, and more…
Tip: For more details on each AVR, select the model number.
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