Comparing BIC America RTR-EV15 and MartinLogan ElectroMotion FX2

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
BIC America RTR-EV15 ranks #22 out of 41. It is in the top 10%.
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8.9
Great
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MartinLogan ElectroMotion FX2: Buy | Customer Reviews

BIC America RTR-EV15 vs MartinLogan ElectroMotion FX2: Experts prefer neither

On 2 Dec 2022 (2 days ago) we went through 93 Speakers expert endorsements , however neither BIC America RTR-EV15 nor MartinLogan ElectroMotion FX2 were included in any of those recommendations. Since neither Speakers received a single endorsement, as far as expert recommendations go, it's technically a tie. We do, however, recommend taking a look at Polk Audio T50 or other critically acclaimed Floorstanding Speakers of this month.

For reference, Polk Audio T50 received 4 endorsements this month, from Gadget Review (27 Jun 2022), Lifewire (3 Mar 2022) The Sound Junky (27 Jan 2022) and 1 other.

Rank Change Price Speakers
Music Critic
Gadget Review
Popular Mechanics
Lifewire
KBonet
Old Time Music
The Sound Junky
What Hi-Fi
The Master Switch
Bob Vila
1
- Check price
Polk Audio T50
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2
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1
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8
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2
N/A N/A $410
BIC America RTR-EV15
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N/A N/A $760
MartinLogan ElectroMotion FX2
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, in Dec 2022 neither BIC America RTR-EV15 nor MartinLogan ElectroMotion FX2 were recommended by key experts who publish Floorstanding Speakers recommendations.
Rank Change Price Speakers
Music Critic
Gadget Review
Popular Mechanics
Lifewire
KBonet
Old Time Music
The Sound Junky
What Hi-Fi
The Master Switch
Bob Vila
1
- Check price
Polk Audio T50
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2
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1
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8
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2
2
- Check price
Q Acoustics 3050i
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9
7
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7
4
6
3
- Check price
SVS Prime Pinnacle
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3
2
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1
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4
- C$1598
Klipsch RP-8000F
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1
1
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From Seller:
  • 430W Max, 225w RMS
  • 15" Custom Eviction Series High-excursion Woofer With High-power Magnet
  • 5.25" Sealed-back Midrange
  • High-efficiency Horn Tweeter Enables Extended Output To 116db
  • Freq Resp: 24hz - 20khz (3db) ; Sensitivity: 95dB @ 2.83V/1 watt, 1 meter
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
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General Info
Number of Speakers How many speakers come in the package?
1 Speaker(s)
1 Speaker(s)
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Sound Quality
Speaker Design Speaker design is a term used to describe the number drivers in the speaker. Drivers are the cones that actually create sound. These cones come in three types: tweeters, midranges (sometimes called mi ... Show more
Three-Way
Two-Way
Sensitivity Measured in decibels, or dB, sensitivity measures a speaker’s ability to convert power to volume. Lower sensitivity speakers require more power from the amplifier to achieve higher volumes. Higher sen ... Show more
95 dB
93 dB
Crossover Network The crossover is the component of the speaker that interprets incoming audio sounds and directs frequencies to the correct part of the speaker—low frequency sounds to the woofer, high frequency sounds ... Show more
One set connected to the woofer circuit and the other to the crossover circuit for the mid speaker and the horn tweeter.
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Frequency Response Range Given as a range in Hertz (Hz), frequency response is a measurement of the range of sound a speaker can reproduce. For reference, the human ear can hear a frequency range of 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz (shorte ... Show more
24Hz-20kHz
55–25,000 Hz
Impedance Impedance is a key electrical measurement, provided in ohms. This number describes the electrical resistance provided by the speaker to the power signal sent by your amplifier. A common analogy used f ... Show more
8 Ohms
5 Ohms
Maximum Power Handling Power handling, or peak power, is the highest wattage a speaker can accept from an amplifier before it burns out or becomes damaged. This number is given in watts. It’s recorded by measuring how loud ... Show more
430 Watts
200 Watts
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Physical Features
Enclosure Type The type of enclosure, or cabinet, plays a key role in determining the focus of your sound. Do you prefer accurate bass or loud, “boomy” bass? There are three types of enclosures to consider when purc ... Show more
Bass Reflex
Bass Reflex
Enclosure Material The material used to make the speaker enclosure, also called baffle, plays a big part in the sound quality of the speaker. The best materials are stiff and resistant to extra vibrations (which would c ... Show more
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
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Dimensions
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Weight

68 lbs
 

16 lbs
 
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Tweeters
Number of Tweeters
1 Tweeter(s)
1 Tweeter(s)
Tweeter Size Tweeters produce the highest frequencies in sound, typically anything above 2,000 Hz. Usually located at the top of the speaker, tweeters come in different shapes and sizes. Generally speaking, the si ... Show more
1 inches
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Tweeter Type For the true audiophile, choosing the right tweeter shape is key to getting the best out of your speaker. Different tweeter styles distribute sound more effectively throughout the room, and because hi ... Show more
Horn
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Tweeter Composition In addition to the shape of the tweeter, the material has a big impact on the type of sound emitted. The two most popular materials are metals (aluminum, titanium, beryllium etc.) and soft textiles (s ... Show more
High efficiency horn tweeter with extended output to 116dB
Folded Motion XT Tweeter
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Mids
Number of Midranges
1 Mid(s)
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Midrange Size Speakers with midrange drivers (i.e., at least three-way speakers) have a distinct advantage over two-way speakers. Adding a midrange driver to the mix allows tweeters and woofers to focus on the soun ... Show more
5.2 inches
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Woofers
Number of Woofers
1 Woofer(s)
1 Woofer(s)
Woofer Size A critical element of a floor standing speaker is its woofer. This is the driver responsible for low frequency sounds and bass. It is the biggest driver in size and is usually shaped like a cone. When ... Show more
1.2 ft
6.5 inches
Woofer Composition Woofers are built with a variety of materials, such as paper, plastic, polypropylene, Kevlar, or metal. Some are even made with more unique materials like wood. They key to quality in a woofer materia ... Show more
15" woofer with a high power, heavy duty magnet
Doped fiber-cone woofer
Powered Subwoofer Some floor standing speakers contain a built-in powered subwoofer as part of the overall speaker design. Typically when you’re building a home theater system, the subwoofer is purchased as a separate ... Show more
No
Yes
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Connections and Controls
Receiver Inputs The type of connectors or terminals on the speaker determine how you connect the speaker to your receiver. There are two main types: spring clips and binding posts. Spring Clips: Spring clips are desi ... Show more
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Push style with banana jacks
Banana Plug Compatible Banana plugs are a type of connector for speaker wire. They are often regarded as more beneficial than bare wire, which can fray and degrade over time. Banana plugs allow you to insert the bare wire i ... Show more
No
Yes
Inputs Some speakers have other inputs in addition to the binding posts or terminals. This may include HDMI, auxiliary jack, and/or optical inputs. An example of how this may be beneficial is the auxiliary c ... Show more
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Push style with banana jacks
Bi Amp/Bi Wire Capable For the more sophisticated listener, you may want to bi-wire or bi-amp your speakers. For bi-wiring: If the speaker has dual binding posts or terminals, you may be able to use two wires to connect to ... Show more
Yes
No
Remote Control Does the speaker come with a remote?
No
No
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Wireless Connections
Bluetooth Enabled Speakers with built-in Bluetooth allow you to stream audio content directly from a device (e.g., smartphone, tablet, laptop) on the speakers. This feature behaves just like any other Bluetooth-enabled ... Show more
No
No
Wireless Connectivity Some floor standing speakers may come with the option to connect to your TV wirelessly or via your Wi-Fi network. The benefit to this set up is the absence of wires, which makes setup simple and clean ... Show more
No
No
Additional Details
Additional Features Any other features included.
  • 3-way crossover type of floor standing speakers.
  • 8 Ohm impedance and 95 dB sensitivity
  • RMS output power of 430 watts
  • Folded Motion XT Tweeter
  • Slender Profile
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BIC America RTR-EV15 are a very popular option on the higher end of the price range. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as BIC America PL-980L or Klipsch RP-280F .

BIC America RTR-EV15 are C$246.79 more expensive than the average speakers (C$797.97).

MartinLogan ElectroMotion FX2 are a well-known option on the higher end of the price range. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as BIC America PL-980L or Klipsch RP-280F .

MartinLogan ElectroMotion FX2 are C$190.90 more expensive than the average speakers (C$797.97).

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MartinLogan ElectroMotion FX2: Buy | Customer Reviews

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