Comparing Elac Debut F5.2 and Klipsch RP-250F

Lowest price found: C$419 Show listings
Lowest price found: C$400 Show listings
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Elac Debut F5.2 ranks #1 out of 41. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Klipsch RP-250F ranks #4 out of 41. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
Elac Debut F5.2: Buy | Customer Reviews
Klipsch RP-250F: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts prefer Elac Debut F5.2 over Klipsch RP-250F

On 2 Oct 2022 (5 days ago) we went through 93 Speakers expert endorsements .

Currently, Elac Debut F5.2 received 1 endorsement from What Hi-Fi (7 Sep 2022). Meanwhile, Klipsch RP-250F did not receive any endorsements this month.

Rank Change Price Speakers
Lifewire
KBonet
Gadget Review
Bob Vila
Old Time Music
The Sound Junky
Popular Mechanics
Music Critic
The Master Switch
What Hi-Fi
44
N/A C$419
Elac Debut F5.2
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6
N/A N/A $513
Klipsch RP-250F
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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 7 Sep 2022 What Hi-Fi ranked Elac Debut F5.2 as #6
    Rank Speakers Comment
    ... ... ...
    #6 out of 7 Elac Debut F5.2
    Some of the best budget floorstanders we’ve heard.
    ... ... ...
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Customers like Klipsch RP-250F and Elac Debut F5.2 about the same

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Elac Debut F5.2
Klipsch RP-250F
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Both Klipsch RP-250F and Elac Debut F5.2 have very similar amazing customer reviews.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling speakers receives a consumer score of 9.0 (great). Both Elac Debut F5.2 and Klipsch RP-250F receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Elac Debut F5.2
In comparison:
Elac Debut F5.2 ranks #1 out of 41. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
Klipsch RP-250F
In comparison:
Klipsch RP-250F ranks #4 out of 41. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
Median best-selling Speakers
In comparison:
Cerwin Vega SL28 ranks #21 out of 41. It is in the top 10%.
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9.0
Great





Elac Debut F5.2 is more popular than Klipsch RP-250F

It's fairly safe to say that Elac Debut F5.2 are more popular speakers than Klipsch RP-250F, based on their 50+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Elac Debut F5.2 and Klipsch RP-250F often consider Klipsch RP-250F, a pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Elac Debut F5.2 and Klipsch RP-250F
Klipsch RP-250F C$400
In comparison:
Klipsch RP-250F ranks #4 out of 41. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
No expert recommendations
Klipsch RP-260F C$399
In comparison:
Klipsch RP-260F ranks #5 out of 41. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
No expert recommendations Cheaper
Polk Audio Monitor70 Series II C$399
In comparison:
Polk Audio Monitor70 Series II ranks #15 out of 41. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
2 expert recommendations Cheaper More Popular
Polk Audio RTI A5 C$420
In comparison:
Polk Audio RTI A5 ranks #24 out of 41. It is in the top 10%.
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8.8
Great
No expert recommendations
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, in Oct 2022 neither Elac Debut F5.2 nor Klipsch RP-250F were recommended by key experts who publish Floorstanding Speakers recommendations.
Rank Change Price Speakers
Lifewire
KBonet
Gadget Review
Bob Vila
Old Time Music
The Sound Junky
Popular Mechanics
Music Critic
The Master Switch
What Hi-Fi
1
+3 Check price
Polk Audio T50
1
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2
2
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8
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2
-1 Check price
Q Acoustics 3050i
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9
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6
7
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4
7
3
-1 Check price
SVS Prime Pinnacle
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3
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2
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1
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4
-1 C$1698
Klipsch RP-8000F
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1
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1
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [5]

100
Total expert reviews: 5
  • with a score: 2
  • without a score: 3
Highest score by What Hi-Fi
100
Average score based on 5 reviews
100
Lowest score by Lifewire
100

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20

Expert reviews [1]

No critic scores
Total expert reviews: 1
  • with a score: 0
  • without a score: 1
Elac Debut F5.2: Buy | Customer Reviews
Klipsch RP-250F: Buy | Customer Reviews
From Seller:
  • New tweeter with Wide-dispersion waveguide
  • New Woven Aramid-Fiber woofer
  • New, larger cabinets
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From Seller:
  • 1" Linear Travel Suspension Titanium Tweeter
  • Dual 5.25" Spun Copper Cerametallic Cone Woofers
  • 90x90 Hybrid Tractrix Horn
  • All New Tractrix Port.MDF Cabinet with Brushed Polymer Veneer Baffle Finish
  • Dimensions(inches): 43.125 x 10.5 x 16.375
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General Info
Number of Speakers How many speakers come in the package?
2 Speaker(s)
1 Speaker(s)
Elac Debut F5.2: Buy | Customer Reviews
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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
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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
86 dB
96 dB
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
42 to 35,000 Hz
35-25kHz
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
6 Ohms
8 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
140 Watts
400 Watts
Elac Debut F5.2: Buy | Customer Reviews
Klipsch RP-250F: Buy | Customer Reviews
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)
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
Finish The type of finish describes the material used on the exterior surface of the cabinet. There is no recommended material; it is purely aesthetic and dependent on your tastes and style. The most importa ... Show more
Black Ash vinyl
Ebony, Cherry
Dimensions
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Weight

34 lbs
 

38 lbs
 
Elac Debut F5.2: Buy | Customer Reviews
Klipsch RP-250F: Buy | Customer Reviews
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
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1 inches
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
Dome
Horn
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
Silk-dome tweeter
Titanium LTS Tweeter with Hybrid Tractrix Horn
Elac Debut F5.2: Buy | Customer Reviews
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Woofers
Number of Woofers
3 Woofer(s)
2 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
5.2 inches
5.2 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
Woven aramid-fiber cone
Dual 5.25" Cerametallic Cone Woofers
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
Yes
No
Elac Debut F5.2: Buy | Customer Reviews
Klipsch RP-250F: Buy | Customer Reviews
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
Speaker wire
Dual binding posts / bi-wire / bi-amp
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
Speaker wire
Dual binding posts / bi-wire / bi-amp
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
No
Yes
Remote Control Does the speaker come with a remote?
No
No
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Klipsch RP-250F: Buy | Customer Reviews
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.
  • New Woven Aramid-Fiber Woofers
  • Thick MDF cabinets
  • A new silk-dome tweeter features
  • Linear travel suspension (LTS) titanium tweeter
  • HAs strong, flexible and removable grille
  • All new tractrix port
  • Spun copper cerematallic woofers
Elac Debut F5.2: Buy | Customer Reviews
Klipsch RP-250F: Buy | Customer Reviews
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Elac Debut F5.2 are a popular and one of the less expensive options. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have many popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Polk Audio RTI A5 or Cerwin Vega SL28 .

Elac Debut F5.2 are C$330 less expensive than average speakers (C$749).

Klipsch RP-250F are a popular and one of the cheaper options. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have many popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Klipsch RP-260F or Polk Audio Monitor70 Series II .

Klipsch RP-250F were released in 2015. There are more than 5 newer speakers on the market. Show newer Speakers

Klipsch RP-250F are C$349 less expensive than average speakers (C$749).

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Klipsch RP-250F: Buy | Customer Reviews

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