Polk Audio Signature Series S60 American Hi-Fi Home Theater Large Tower Speaker

Model: AM9532-A UPC: 747192127565 Item: 1733

$449.95

Color: Black - In Stock

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A Tower of Power - Bringing Audio to Life

Built to bring the big surround sound theater experience into the comfort of your living room, the Polk Signature Series continues in the Polk tradition of American Hi-Fi. Featuring Hi-Res certification, Dynamic Balance driver design, Terylene tweeters, mica-reinforced polypropylene cones, precision crossovers, an anti-diffraction magnetic grille, a non-resonant MDF cabinet, and exclusive Power Port technology, you get elevated sound for movies, TV, and music in a totally re-imagined design, thanks to the Signature Series.

Main Features

  • American Hi-Fi home theater tower speaker
  • Rich, clean, full-range sound for music, TV, and movies with Dynamic Balance designed acoustic array
  • 1" high-resolution Terylene tweeter for crystal-clear, high-frequency response
  • 6.5" mica-reinforced polypropylene cones for clean, clear bass, better linearity, and increased dynamic mid-range
  • Exclusive Polk Power Port technology for greater, more impactful bass
  • High-sensitivity and maximum compatibility with most modestly-powered amplifiers and receivers
  • Four-driver cascading crossover array for more life-like soundstage
  • High-sensitivity and maximum compatibility - works with most modestly-powered amplifiers or receivers
  • Anti-diffraction magnetic grille to minimize sonic interference
  • Dual gold-plated 5-way binding posts for bi-wire and bi-amp configurations
  • Dual-floor compatible feet for carpet and hard floors
  • Limited five-year warranty

New Dynamic Balance Acoustic Array

Whether upgrading your home theater setup with an advanced Atmos configuration, or enjoying your favorite music, Dynamic Balance ensures a rich, clean, full-range sound no matter what you're listening to. This patented technology eliminates issues that reduce speaker performance.

High-Resolution Audio Performance

Polk's newly-designed Terylene dome tweeter delivers clear and detailed high-frequency response for realistic reproduction of vocals and instruments. Certified and capable of delivering 40kHz to support the latest high resolution audio files so it feels like you're right there in the studio or concert hall.

Custom Mid-Range Drivers

Mica-reinforced polypropylene cones with butyl rubber surrounds, four-layer voice coils, massive ceramic motor structures, and high-temperature Conex fiber spiders combine to create drivers of exceptionally high efficiency, resulting in clean, clear, bass, better linearity, lower distortion, and greater durability.

Power Port Deep Bass Technology

Power Port is Polk's patented design that smoothly transitions the air flow from the speaker's port into your listening area. It also extends the overall bass port, providing great surface area to eliminate turbulence and distortion for bigger, more musical, deep bass impact. Plus, it offers 3dB more bass response output than a traditional port.

High Sensitivity and Maximum Compatibility

Works with the most modestly-powered amplifier or receiver. Whether you're connecting them to the newest digital processor, or your vintage rig, you get sound reproduction that's spacious, clear, enveloping, and realistic. It's also compatible with latest Dolby and DTS surround sound technologies.

Quality Crafted Cabinet Design

Strong, rigid, and acoustically inert enclosure reduces unwanted internal standing waves for less audible coloration. And non-resonant Meddite MDF construction, with extra bracing and minimum thick baffles, ensures a more life-like sound.

Timbre-Matched

Designed with the same components throughout to achieve seamless speaker-to-speaker blending effects in multi-channel systems.

Limited Warranty

Designed in California, engineered in Baltimore, and manufactured under the strictest quality controls, Polk speakers are built to last and include a limited five-year warranty.

 

Specifications

Specifications

  • Dimensions (D x H x W): 15.7" x 44.5" x 8.5" (11.7" including feet)
  • Weight: 52 lbs.
  • Driver complement midrange diameter: 6.5"
  • Driver complement midrange quantity: 3
  • Driver complement midrange type: Dynamic balance mica reinforced polypropylene
  • Driver complement tweeter diameter: 1"
  • Driver complement tweeter quantity: 1
  • Driver complement tweeter type: Terylene high-res dome
  • Electrical inputs: Dual gold-plated 5-way binding post
  • Max sensitivity: 90dB
  • Nominal impedance: Compatible with 8 ohm outputs
  • Recommended amplifier power: 20 - 300wpc
  • Total frequency response: 26Hz - 40kHz
  • Crossover frequency: 2.5kHz

What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • Signature Series S60 American Hi-Fi Home Theater Large Tower Speaker
  • Owner's manual
  • Registration card
  • Adhesive-backed rubber pads

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Customer Reviews for Polk Audio Signature Series S60 American Hi-Fi Home Theater Large Tower Speaker

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Polk--Are they good?
I'm using a pair of S60's for main's at home.
Your sound from them will depend on your source and
amps or AVR. I am using a Denon AVR X1200W.
Moderate powered AVR running 5 channels but
use 4 for music.
These speakers replaced an entry pair of horn speakers
that had dual 6&1/2 woofers from a major manufacturer.

There is more technology built into these speakers and
the crossover is better.

I understand these are really a 2.5 way crossover speaker
with the top driver extending higher to mate with the tweeter.
The 3---6&1/2 drivers deliver a big sound because they're
coupled to the Polk Powerport located at the bottom of this
speaker. This makes for easier placement in your room since
you do not have to worry about ports and walls. The Powerport
controls the bass very well and allows this speaker to play very low
without airchuffing or other port noises. If you like clear deep bass,
this speaker delivers. Even though I have a 12 inch sub, I have
chosen not to use it and do not miss it at all. That's something you'll have to decide at home but I'd say listen for a week or two without one
to hear what these well designed speakers can do.

In the mid and high end these have a very good presence to blend with the power of the low end. They are crystal clear and have shown no signs of strain to hit the sounds that I have played through them.
As I said, it will depend on what you feed into them--it will come out through these speakers.

Instruments sound right. Drums are deep and powerful. Guitars and mandolins sound clear and sharp with tone and depth you'd expect from a first rate speaker. Vocals are clear without strain and sibilance.
The sound from these Polk's are better than my last set of speakers that cost the same amount of money. YMMV

The are fairly large and deep and have magnetic grills--very nice.
They have a high Wife Acceptance Factor--attractive cabinets---curved with a nice vinyl finish--not cheesy.

The S60 is the Flagship of the Signature Line so the Bass-Mid drivers are a little better than the other ones in the Signature Line.

This is a speaker worth serious consideration.
September 21, 2017

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