This product is a vintage Polk model and is not available for sale, but it may still be available in some stores as a closeout or used product. The following text is taken from the original sales brochure for this product and does not reflect current availability. If you happen to have any question or concerns about this product, or any other Polk Audio product, feel free to contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-377-7655 Monday - Friday, 9am - 5:30pm EST


High Output Outdoor/Indoor Loudspeaker

Available Finishes:

There are no downloads available. If you need assistance, please contact us.

Speakers for All Seasons


Polk Audio All-Weather Loudspeakers deliver exceptional sound quality in ANY environment. High-quality construction gives them the moxie to endure full exposure to the elements with virtual impunity.

There are plenty of so-called "weather resistant" or "outdoor" speakers on the market. They're lining the shelves of your neighborhood Home Improvement Center. But Polk Audio All-Weather Loudspeakers are the real thing. Their sealed polymer cabinets are rugged, UV resistant and impervious to water. They won't fade, crack or warp no matter where they're installed. Their gold plated input terminals, non-metallic grilles and UV resistant components make Polk AW/M speakers the ultimate "survivor" of the speaker industry.

In its day, the AW/M5 offered the best outdoor sound quality you could buy. It's high volume capability, weather resistant components and tweeter protection circuit, made the AW/M5 the ideal speaker for music lovers who demand high performance in the great outdoors. The AW/M5 features:

  • Sealed polymer cabinets and non-metallic grilles will not rust, crack or warp
  • Polk's exclusive Dynamic Balance technology for wide response and low distortion
  • Built-in wall mount bracket allows easy installation
  • Overload protection device prevents tweeter damage due to high volume listening
  • Gold plated input terminals will not rust
  • UV and moisture resistant rubber driver surrounds will not rot like foam surrounds

Driver Complement

Diameter1" (2.54cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance dome tweeter 
Mid / Woofer
Diameter6 1/2" (16.51cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance driver 


Total Frequency Response35Hz - 25kHz 
Upper -3dB Limit23 kHz
Lower -3dB Limit50 Hz
Nominal Impedance8 ohms
Efficiency90 dB
Recommended Amplifier Power20 - 125 watts per channel

Amplifier Specs

Amplifier Type


Cabinet Dimensions
Height13 1/4" (33.66cm) 
Width8 1/4" (20.96cm) 
Depth9" (22.86cm) 

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.

AW/M5 Media

AW/M5 Literature

Want to know more? Want to dig just a little deeper to learn about this product? Here's a list of source material that will give more detail, other perspectives, and answer questions you may have.

AW/M5 Accessories