if the klipsch sound good to you, get em......especially if you like rock music. get the maggies only if YOU like em....not because audiophiles say they are superior.
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I am in a dilemma:
For my birthday dinner, I am either going to have steamed vegetables, or rib steak au poivre with chocolate cake.
My point is, I cant think of two speakers that are more dissimilar than Klipsch and Magneplanars.
So perhaps you need to further examine your audiophile conscience.
As Jaybo correctly points out, Klipsch speakers, at least historically, are highly efficient and therefore well suited to blasting rock and roll.
Magneplanars are not, but excel in other areas including midrange and imaging. The price tag for amps that work well with Maggies mean that they are more expensive to own, in the end, than there price tag might suggest.
Although I would not want to use a cheap amp with Klipsch speakers, they will probably run well with lower power amps which might spare you some change.
And yes, in the end, whatever makes YOU happy.
if you prefer extremely dynamic sounding music then the klipsch are the ticket but if imaging & accuracy are what your looking for then the maggies are the ticket.
as cwlondon pointed out the asociated costs to run the maggies could be substancialy higher than the klipsch & make running tubes alot harder too.
gentlemen, there is one factorbeing overlooked. the klipsch has a box as an enclosure for its drivers. an experienced ear will "hear" the box. it is sometimes referred to as cabinet coloration.
it can be intrusive, depending upon the design of the speaker.
it is a consideration when selecting a speaker.
Congrats on the Klipsch purchase! Get a decent, doesn't have to be high dollar, tube amp and you'll be lovin' life. The RF series already have the nicer titanium diaphrams, so all you need to do to your RF's are to upgrade the stock crossover. Upgrading the crossover, pretty easy and doesn't cost much, will take your RF's to another level.
I love my Klipsch paired with my Eico hf-81 intergated tube amp. It cost me $325 and it just amazing paired Klipsch.
Funny thing for me, is that I've sold both brands over the years. I know what both can do mostly. I'd be trying to see what kinda sound I could get from some modded Klipsch's with tubes over the Maggies though! (lol). I know, I know...Don't say it. I just don't care for the lack of dynamics and power on the Maggies. Yeah, very very clear, detailed, and pretty. But the horns will rock, and can be made to sound good with the right setup...and ya can do HT wit'em! I might break the Maggies...