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Our best surround effects loudspeaker,
with switchable Bi-pole/Di-pole operation.

Available Finishes:

The Simple Choice For Surround Performance

We believe that overall sound quality is the first, middle and last priority in the construction of any speaker. The new F/X1000 is the embodiment of this philosophy. For premium, high output digital home theater systems, especially in your large room set up, the F/X1000 is the obvious choice.

The F/X1000 features:

  • Dual Dynamic Balance® drivers for wide response and low distortion
  • Dual Dynamic Balance Tri-Laminate tweeters on opposing baffles for clear, detailed highs and spacious surround effects
  • Switchable Dipole/Bipole operation for the greatest placement flexibility
  • Anti-diffraction bezel and grille systems to minimize grille-edge reflections for more open, spacious "real life" imaging
  • Acoustic Resonance Control® (ARC) Port System reduces unwanted internal enclosure resonance for utterly clear midrange reproduction.
  • Built in wall bracket for easy wall mounting
  • Timbre-matched to other Polk speakers for seamless, lifelike imaging
  • Bass response to below 80Hz assures optimum performance in discrete channel Dolby Digital and DTS surround systems
  • Real wood veneer finish
  • Dual (bi-amp/bi-wire) gold-plated 5-way binding post inputs for the most convenient and secure wire connections

Surround speakers go behind you, or to the rear left and right sides of your home theater room (depending on your seating location and room layout). They envelop you in sound, especially in today's discrete multi-channel digital world. Good surround effects add to the realism of your home theater experience, and put you and your family right in the center of the action!

What is "Dipole/Bipole"?

The more "diffuse" the surround sound field, the less the listener is able to pinpoint the action, resulting in a more realistic, enveloping surround sound experience, especially when it's necessary to mount the speakers close to the listening area. For the ultimate in rear surround, choose speakers with a choice of sound field patterns, both BiPole and DiPole. Polk's F/X300i, F/X500i and F/X1000 models let you choose BiPole or DiPole at the flick of a switch depending on the speaker's placement. Place them where they look best in your home theater, and then select the pattern that provides optimum sound for you.

Driver Complement

Diameter1" (2.54cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance® Tri-laminate dome tweeter 
Mid / Woofer
Diameter6 1/2" (16.51cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance® mid/bass drivers 


Total Frequency Response40Hz - 26kHz 
Upper -3dB Limit25 kHz
Lower -3dB Limit50 Hz
Nominal Impedance8 ohms
Radiation PatternSwitchable bi-pole or di-pole operation 
Recommended Amplifier Power20 - 250 watts per channel
InputsDual (bi-ampable) gold-plated 5-way binding post 


Cabinet Dimensions
Height19 13/16" (50.32cm) 
Width11 1/4" (28.57cm) 
Depth9 3/4" (24.77cm) 
Mounting OptionsBuilt-in wall mount brackets 


Unit of Measurepair 
Total Shipping Weight55.00 pounds
Included AccessoriesWall mount brackets 


Speaker WarrantyLimited, 5 years parts and labor 

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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