Select and Compare: Micca MB42 to the Klipsch R-14M

We will be looking at two popular products, the Micca MB42 and the Klipsch R-14M. Find out what separates these two items with the full comparison review below. For more information and product comparisons, check out our longer article here.

 Micca MB42The first product we will be looking at is the Micca MB42.

 Klipsch R-14MNext up is the Klipsch R-14M. Another affordable top contender is the R-14M from the Reference bookshelf speaker series by Klipsch. We have previously reviewed other models from this series as they impressively feature some high-end design aspects.

A closer look at the Klipsch R-14M

One being their decision to go with a square horn tweeter designed with their proprietary 90x90 Tractrix Horn technology and aluminum Linear Travel Suspension (LTS). This gives the speakers and extended high-frequency response and the suspension also minimizes distortion risk.


Micca MB42

Klipsch R-14M


+ Compact pair.
+ 150 watts.
+ Low price.

+ 180 watts combined peak power.
+ Tractrix horn technology.
+ High quality components.
+ Value for money.


They outperform many similarly priced passive models, so we feel they deserve highlighting in amongst the higher priced options on our list.

They are packed with advanced features, for a very modest price when compared to similar speakers on the market, providing great value for money.

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Check out our article Best Bookshelf Speakers Under $500 for more info.

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