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
Center Channel Speaker
Center Speakers That Give Everyone A Front Row Seat
The CS175i offers high performance at a great price.
Originally optimized for use with the small RT15i front speaker, the CS175i has proven itself ideal for a wide range of small home theater set-ups. Its superb off-axis clarity and high dynamic range make the CS175i arguably the highest performance economy-priced center speaker on the market, with smooth, neutral response and high efficiency.
The CS175i features:
- Magnetically shielded for safe placement on or near your TV without fear of picture interference
- Low profile design for unobtrusive placement
- Dynamic Balance Driver maintains wide horizontal dispersion so that every listener in the room hears clear, detailed sound -- no off-axis dead spots
- Improved fluid cooled silk dome tweeter for detailed highs
- Timbre matched to other Polk speakers for seamless, lifelike imaging
- Available in Black finish to match most TV cabinets
- Gold-plated 5-way binding post inputs for the most secure wire connections
A great Center Channel Speaker is a critical component of any home theater system. It could be the hardest working speaker in any system because it delivers over 50% of a film's soundtrack information: dialog, effects, music... Everything is anchored to the screen image by your center channel's performance. That's why you need a serious Center Channel Speaker for your serious home theater.
|Type||Dome tweeter, shielded|
|Mid / Woofer|
|Diameter||5 1/4" (13.34cm)|
|Type||Dynamic BalanceŽ driver, shielded|
|Total Frequency Response||55Hz - 22kHz|
|Upper -3dB Limit||20 kHz|
|Lower -3dB Limit||60 Hz|
|Nominal Impedance||8 ohms|
|Recommended Amplifier Power||10 - 100 watts per channel|
|Inputs||Gold-plated 5-way binding post|
|Height||6 3/8" (16.19cm)|
|Width||16 3/4" (42.55cm)|
|Depth||8 1/4" (20.96cm)|
|Unit of Measure||each|
|Total Shipping Weight||16.00 pounds|
|Speaker Warranty||Limited, 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.
6 reviews with an average of 4.5Write your own review
by Floyd Schrodt, March 9, 20022 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
Great sound and nicely matched
Maybe not quite so deep(size)
I purchased a set of new Polk low priced front speakers which I found to be excellent. and needed a new center channel... did some research and found this to be an excellent sounding product...thanks much
by Vicente J LLorca, March 7, 20020 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
By now, no one!
Extraordinary central speaker design, clear and transparente sound.
by RAY, March 31, 20020 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
SWEET SOUNDING HIGHS BASS VERY NATURAL
UNIT IS A LITTLE ON LARGE SIZE
GREAT PRICE GREAT SOUND
by James, September 19, 20020 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Crisp and clean. Gets along with its neighbors (the front speakers)
Can't think of any!
Is the CS175i being discontinued? I hope NOT! but they are not on the CC site, and when I went to CC I was lucky enough to snag an open box (the only 175i they had) for $89 (Whoo Hoo!) This is a fantastic center, and I would have been happy to pay the MSRP for this great speaker. I have R50s up front and Polk recommends the CSi20 to match them, but I think the 175i is a great match. It blends seamlessly. You have no idea it's there unless you put your face right up to it. It does what a good center speaker should do: it holds the center nice and solid, and carries that center channel load, but never calls attention to itself. And if you put your ear up to it, you can really appreciate just how clean and clear this speaker is. Really brings out the dialog and all the center channel goodness!
by Jason, October 25, 20020 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Clean highs, rich bass, great range
Not a small center channel.
I finally purchased a center channel to go with my wonderful but lonely RT5's. I came across a closeout deal on this CS175i for $49!!! What a deal!!! This speaker would well have been worth it's original retail of $179! In usual Polk fashion, this speaker has extremely clean highs, rich bass and is strong through the whole range in-between. Don't even think twice about purchasing one of these.
by GABRIEL OLVERA, January 11, 20040 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
es un pena
me duro poco el tiempo de disfrutar de la claridad de sonido que ofrece en tan solo un aņo 3 meses empezo a oler a quemado y solo se escucho el tweeter es una pena que esto pase en marcas como polk audio
This product is considered a "Recent" or "Vintage" Polk Audio model. It is not a part of our current product lineup. It may still be available in some stores as a "close out" or "used" product. Information provided here about this product may not reflect current realities and does not imply availability. If you happen to have a question or concern about this product, contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-377-7655 M-F 9am - 5:30pm EST. Chances are we remember it.
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