Stylish over-ear headphones.



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Audiophiles, meet design freaks.

We're speaking a new design language, but it sounds just like classic Polk. How is that? It's the combination of high performance sound, exclusive technologies, and absolutely new product designs. The designs in our Heritage Collection recall the warm history of audio and the performance arts, the things you enjoy, updated for your life today. On the move, stylish, dedicated and connected. It's about your favorite materials, leather and metal, combined in a new way, by designers and engineers who share your desire for the singular in form and performance. Looks refreshingly low key, sounds incredibly high performance.

Buckle Headphones Feature:

Stylish and light, the Buckle is a great travel companion. (Brushed cotton & leather travel bag included.)

Ergonomically designed headband and pivoting ear cups allow the Buckle to conform to the shape of your head for a comfortable, secure fit.

The lightweight aluminum headband is generously padded, and features pivoting ear cups with comfortable, plush over-ear pads.

Passive Sound Isolation technology: Over-ear pads cradle your ears and naturally minimize outside noise.

Built-in 3-button rocker-switch and microphone give you intuitive one-finger control for audio and phone calls.

Polk Optimized Electro-acoustic Tuning (POET) delivers legendary Polk sound in a headphone: rich, immersive and realistic.

Polk’s proprietary, patented Dynamic Balance tuning technology nixes distortion-causing driver and system resonances before the manufacturing stage, so you only hear the good sounds.

A single detachable cable connection, no tangled mess.

Gold-plated 3.5mm precision-machined connector seats more securely into your source connection.

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 headphones are built to perform for a lifetime.

Product Reviews

Good Gear Guide by PC World Australia 

"The headphones produce notable clarity and quality even at high volume."

Digital Trends

“Among the offerings in Polk Audio’s new heritage line are the Buckle headphones, over-ear headphones with modern audio, a classic styling, and on-ear rocker control rather than the more common in-line controls.”


“Polk Audio AudioAM5118-A Buckle Headphones are a fantastic mix of both great sound and great style”

Electronic House

“As part of the company’s Heritage Collection, both of these new styles combine vintage Americana with audiophile sound. Each product has a chestnut or black shell with contrasting stitching and metal detailing. Inside, however, there are 40mm drivers and Polk Optimized Electro-acoustic Tuning (POET) technology.”

Cool Hunting

“The sound is impressive. Passive sound isolation tech eliminates most outside noise and optimized electro-acoustic tuning (which the brand is famous for in home audio) delivers a realistic, immersive listening experience.”


“Buckle and Hinge reflect Polk’s classic retro design. The headphones also uphold the brand’s reputation for delivering legendary sound and unmatched acoustics. Each features Polk Optimized Electro-acoustic Tuning (POET) technology and is engineered with 40 mm drivers developed with Polk’s Dynamic Balance design process."


Max Sensitivity99.7 dB
Total Frequency Response10Hz-21.5kHz (+/- 9dB) 
Nominal Impedance24 ohms

Heaphone Specs

TypeDynamic Balance 
Diameter40 mm
Apple RemoteYes 
Input Connections3.5 mm 
Included Cables48" length 


Included Accessories 


Parts Warranty1 year 
Labor Warranty1 year 

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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