In-Wall

65-RT

In-wall loudspeaker with 6 1/2-inch driver.

14 3/8" H x 8 7/8" W x 3 1/2" D
36.51cm H x 22.54cm W x 8.89cm D

Price

$19995each

Available Finishes:
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Premium Bass, Small Space, No Face

Polk’s patented PowerPort bass venting system greatly enhances the smooth low-end response in this easy-to-place, single-woofer in-wall speaker. Recommended for use as left and right front channel speakers, stealth side or rear surround speakers in an RTi theater system setup, or for superior dynamics in practically invisible multi-zone music systems. Virtually-flush mounting with a minimal-flange design means this speaker never attracts attention by its looks, only by its performance.

Vanishing 65-RT Features:

Vanishing Series built-in speakers feature our exclusive wafer-thin Sheer-Grille™, a magnetically-secured grille that protrudes only 7mm from its surroundings. Sheer-Grilles have nearly transparent, ultra-small perfs, and are acoustically inert, for dynamic, unimpeded sound and more uniform coverage, even in larger rooms.

Painted to match your décor, Vanishing Series built-in speakers are virtually indistinguishable from their surroundings.

Reflective surfaces in rooms can make sound brighter and cause image distortion. Engaging the Vanishing reflective room compensation feature (by selecting the low setting) lowers the tweeter level to compensate for reflective surfaces. Vanishing reflective room compensation is a custom audio control that cuts the level only in the 4-5kHz range, exactly where reflectivity destroys sound quality. Outside this narrow 1kHz band, the tweeter retains its detailed and accurate high frequency response, for no loss of realistic musical details.

Vanishing Series RT speakers are timbre-matched to Polk RTi speakers to insure utterly seamless blending from speaker to speaker in systems that combine traditional and built-in speakers.

If positioning limitations demand that your loudspeakers be installed closer than 2 feet from side walls, the proximity of the surface can result in a response bump between 50 and 200Hz. This can create boomy sound. The Vanishing wall distance toggle switch is a custom audio control that adjusts the crossover to flatten response and tune out boominess, without sacrificing deep bass response, for more lifelike sound and more flexible placement.

PowerPort bass venting is Polk’s patented design for smoothly transitioning the air flow from the port into your listening area, eliminating turbulence and distortion, for bigger, more efficient, deep bass impact.

Easy one-cut, drop-in installation puts built-in audio within reach, with Perfect Fit templates, a precision flange, and (available) pre-construction brackets; achieve secure, vibration-free efficiency with a simple turn of the patented Rotating Cam system.

All Polk products are made using the best materials and the most advanced manufacturing techniques. They pass the industry’s most exhaustive quality tests, including drop testing, extreme signal response and UV & salt exposure testing. Polk loudspeakers are built to perform for a lifetime.

Driver Complement

Tweeter
Quantity
Diameter1" (2.54cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance silk/polymer composite dome 
Mid / Woofer
Quantity
Diameter6 1/2" (16.51cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance mineral-filled polypropylene cone with rubber surround 

Electrical

Total Frequency Response32Hz-27kHz 
Upper -3dB Limit25 kHz
Lower -3dB Limit50 Hz
Nominal Impedance8 ohms
Efficiency90 dB
Recommended Amplifier Power10-125 watts per channel
InputsGold-plated spring-loaded posts 

Dimensions

Cut-Out Width7 1/4" (18.41cm) 
Cut-Out Height12 3/4" (32.38cm) 
Height14 3/8" (36.51cm) 
Width8 7/8" (22.54cm) 
Mounting Depth (includes 1/2" drywall)3" (7.62cm) 
Pre-Construction BracketPB LC65i 
Overall Depth3 1/2" (8.89cm) 
Product Weight (each)4.55 pounds

Shipping

Unit of Measureeach 
Total Shipping Weight6.57 pounds

Warranty

Speaker WarrantyLifetime 

Specifications, dimensions and features subject to change without notice. For more information call us at 1-800-377-7655 (USA and Canada). Outside of North America call +1 (410) 358-3600.

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