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    hi all,

    beside the monitor 10's which vintage polks used a 10inch woofer and 2 midranges? there is an add in my area for some 1980's polks that have 2 midrange drivers and a 10inch woofer. sorry no pic. working on it.

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    the crs and crs+ use a 10inch woofer too don't they?

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    Quote Originally Posted by canadianicon25 View Post
    the crs and crs+ use a 10inch woofer too don't they?
    Yes and it's rearward firing. I believe that only the Monitor 10 and CRS used the 10 inch passive.
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    Those are Passive Radiators but many people not familiar with passives call them woofers. I am not familiar with all of the older models. Maybe some others will chime in with more info on the various models that used 10 inch passives/ woofers.

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    Note, as the previous post intimates, that the 10" cone in a Monitor 10 (or 7A or later) is a passive radiator, not a dynamic loudspeaker driver (i.e., not a woofer). It kind of goes along for the ride :-) (in essence, it serves the same physical role as a tuned bass reflex port in a "Helmholz radiator"/vented enclosure).

    (Early Polk Monitor Series Model 7 speakers had an 8", not 10" passive radiator.
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    As mhardy has indicated the Monitor 7 also used a 10 inch passive. however, all versions on the 7 only used a single MB driver. So i would think as falconcry indicated it should be either Monitor 10's or CRS or some version. I am basing this on the information in the stickey's for the vintage speakers. As mentioned earlier i am not personally familiar with many of the models.

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    Quote Originally Posted by canadianicon25 View Post
    hi all,

    beside the monitor 10's which vintage polks used a 10inch woofer and 2 midranges? there is an add in my area for some 1980's polks that have 2 midrange drivers and a 10inch woofer. sorry no pic. working on it.
    Based on that description, I'd say their Model 10's.
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    Pretty much covered above. The small SDAs and the Monitor 10s meet those requirements (the 10" being a PR as mhardy describes). Why do you ask?

    Just curious!

    As mentioned, no 10" woofers were used in any classic Polk, though you will find some in the LSi-25s (powered, that is!).

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    oooh! We missed that one. Monitor 11s not very common, but there are some!

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    And the Monitor 15t (military) supposedly had 2-10" passives.
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    here is the post:

    have polk audio speakers older from 80s sound pretty good 10" sub and 2 mid range speakers$100 obo

    Now that I read it again, did Polk make any 2.1 systems from that time period?

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    Nope.

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