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    Default Polk Speakers or Infinity Speakers

    Even though this is a Polk forum, please tell me in your opinion which brand you like better and which speakers So I could get them for my car.. The front speakers for my car is 6 1/2'' and the rear is 6x9.. if you guys could tell me the best speakers for the two front speakers and rear speakers that'd be great and which Polk amp would be compatible with it.. Thanks a lot fellas

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    I would go to a store which has them both hooked up to the same soundboard and listen away.
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    Originally posted by unrealii
    I would go to a store which has them both hooked up to the same soundboard and listen away.
    my thoughts exactly
    go to Circuit City, they have both
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    I have all Polk in the house (check the sig) and love them...

    Having said that, I prefer the Infinity line for car audio unless you're looking at the Momo component stuff...

    I never thought I'd admit to liking the Infinity, but I prefer their sound over the Polk...
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    im the exact opposite, i hate the infinity tweeters, far to harsh and not as accurate
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    I can speak with some authority on this subject as I had a set of Infinity speakers in my beloved Dodge before upgrading to the Polk Momos I have now.

    Infinity arent bad speakers if you listen to rap, jazz, folk or anything with clean instruments and now heavy guitar at all. The Infinitys are very bright and make any kind of rock sound very tinny. Personally I hated mine and Ill never buy an Infinity product again but thats just me.

    The Polk gear, especially the Momo series, are very smooth and warm sounding. They are awesome with heavy metal and yet still play clean music very well too. I believe the Polk Audio MM6 is the best speaker on the market for under $400 and the rest of the Momo line is far superior to anything in its price league as well.

    Get the Polk, youll be happier.

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    I dissagree....When I was looking for some comps for the Tahoe... I listened to all of Infinities lines...used spyrogyra (jazz) cd for testing. Not only did the Infinity tweeters sound harsh...but they could not handle the xzylophone (sp?) at all.. Persanally...Ifinity is one brand that I have tried many times to accepte- but they wont let me

    best idea... take some familar stuff...and listen for yourslef. You will get many opinions for or agains...cause everyone has diff taste!
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    Infinity used (at least when I had a set) metal tweets. This is probably why people think they are so harsh. I definitely prefer a composite or silk tweet, and Polk uses them.

    As for listening to each set, I'm almost positive that CC doesn't carry the Momo line. If anything, hit up the local Tweeter or affiliate (if one is near you) and give a listen.

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    Bknauss is right, CC no longer carries the MOMO series products, I know bc I picked up a MM2124 for $79 when they getting rid of the last of their MOMO stock.

    That said I'm gonna put in a vote for the Polks, I've listened to both Polks and Infinitys at CC before they got rid of the MOMO's and agree that the Polks sound better with a warmer richer sound. Bknauss is right again about the makeup of the tweeters.

    For what it is worth my personal opinion though would be if you are going to spend the money get Polk MOMO's not db series, the db's(especially the 6x9's) don't have nearly as full a sound as the MOMO's.

    If you can find a set of EXIII series 6x9's for a good price I can tell you from personal experience that they are a phenomal set of speakers, they are what I just put in my rear deck with a set of EXIII 5.25 comps in my front doors all powered by a Hifonics Zeus ZX6400 and can't say enough good things about those speakers, I am in heaven everytime I start my car now!

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    infinity's have aluminum tweeters-which is why they sound so harsh
    i personally prefer the DB speakers over all the EX and DX series speakers though
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    Well, JLs speakers have aluminium too and they arent bright at all. MB uses titanium and theyre fine. Metal tweeters dont necessarily mean harshness, it doesnt help though. I feel Infinitys problem is with their speaker design from stem to stern because their midrange is alwful tinny sounding too. I dont like metal for mids either. Like their CCDM cones or aluminum cones. Polypropolyne is hard to beat if its done right ala MB Quart!

    I guess the point were all getting at here is to stay away from Infinity and go with Polk Audio!
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    Damn lol so many opinions that I have no idea which is best for me. I've tried listening to it at CC but they all sound the same and those stuff have been abused and used over and over that they don't produce the top performance they're capable of performing so it's hard to decide hehe thanks all though

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    Originally posted by MacLeod
    I guess the point were all getting at here is to stay away from Infinity and go with Polk Audio!
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    i agree with the majority here, having had owned both brands and the good series of each for that matter i'd say polk wins hands down imo, the infinities are too harsh....
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    Boston Acoustic Pro Series are supreme. Well to Me anyway. The Infinity Kappa's are really good too. I'm sure Polk are right there as well.

    I did My comparison's at Tweeter, found the BA Pro's awesome, but We all have different ears, well I tink anyway, hehe.

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    hehe, i tink
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    5 yrs down the line........polk is still better than infinty :D

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