5Binc. RX2 5.1 Media Chair At A Glance & Ratings

At A Glance: 5Binc. RX2 5.1 Media Chair

RX2 5.1 Media Chair
Dimensions: (H x W x D, inches): 42 x 42 x 40
Weight (pounds): 125
Available finishes: Black, Black/Orange

Connections: Digital Optical (2), Digital Coaxial (1),
Analog Stereo (1)
Outputs: Satellite speakers (5) via RCA
Additional: USB 1.1 (1)
Enclosure Type: Dual-vented
Woofer (size in inches, type): 8, cellulose matrix cone
Power Rating: 100 watts
Crossover Bypass: No (crossover preset at 114 Hz)
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 16 x 16 x 9.25
Weight (pounds): 28

Speaker: LRC / Surround
Type: Two-way, monitor
Tweeter (size in inches, type): 0.75, metal dome
Woofer (size, in inches, type): 3.5, cellulose matrix cone
Nominal Impedance (ohms): 6
Available Finishes: N/A
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 5.5 x 3.25 x 6.5
Weight (pounds): 2.5

Processing Modes: Dolby Digital 5.1,
Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS
Number of Amp Channels: 6
Amp Power (per channel): 50 watts, into 6 ohms
(left, center, right channels)
25 watts, into 6 ohms

(surround channels)

ButtKicker mini Concert shaker with
BK3A-150-2M amplifier
Frequency Response: 5–200 Hz
Nominal Impedance (ohms): 2
Amp Power (watts): 150
Variable Crossover: 40–160 Hz

Ratings: 5Binc. RX2 5.1 Media Chair

Build Quality: 93
• Sturdy construction using some of the finest available materials
• Upholstered in kid-friendly Teflon-coated polyester

Value: 88
• The price includes a complete audio system—with tactile effects—as well as a place to sit
• Adds new dimensions to your movie and gaming experience

Features: 86
• Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS, and Dolby Pro Logic II
• Ample inputs, remote control, and in-arm readout

Performance: 89
• Plenty of wattage; chair seems to come alive in busy scenes
• The closeness of the speakers undercuts the illusion, and ButtKicker could be more on target

Ergonomics: 84
• Remote control for most tweaks: good
• The bottom-rear cloth-covered location of all connections and many adjustments: not so good

Overall Rating: 88
Movies and games in the RX2 5.1 Media Chair are an undeniably thrilling experience unlike anything else I've tried, with a simplicity and convenience that are hard to match. While it would benefit from a few refinements, the RX2 still sounds better than any other piece of furniture in my house.

General Information
RX2 5.1 Media Chair, $1,599
(905) 812-9773

(905) 812-9773