Center Channel

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


Two-way, three-driver Center Channel Speaker

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Center Speakers That Give Everyone A Front Row Seat

The CS245i, with Polk's exclusive Dynamic Balance Tri-Laminate tweeter technology (vapor deposited micro-layers of stainless steel and aluminum), blends perfectly with Polk RTi main speakers. Its smooth response and high power handling make it the perfect center piece of any home theater system. It boasts smooth, neutral response; high efficiency, and clear, detailed sound -- even for off-axis listening positions.
The CS245i features:

  • Magnetic shielding for safe placement on or near your TV without fear of picture interference
  • Composite Dynamic Balance drivers for wide response and low distortion
  • Dynamic Balance Tri-Laminate Tweeter technology with vapor deposited micro-layers of stainless steel and aluminum for clear, detailed highs
  • Low profile design for unobtrusive placement
  • Cascade Tapered Driver Array maintains wide horizontal dispersion so that every listener in the room hears clear, detailed sound
  • Timbre matched to other Polk speakers for seamless, lifelike imaging
  • Available in Black finish to match most TV cabinets
  • 5-way binding post inputs for the most secure wire connections

To get exceptional home theater performance from your multi-channel speaker setup, you need a Center Channel Speaker with the same sonic characteristics as the rest of your speakers. The Polk Audio CS Series of Center Channel Speakers is timbre matched, sonically identical, to other Polk Audio speakers. The CS Series uses the same components that are used in other Polk Audio speakers, as well as our exclusive Dynamic Balance technology to ensure seamless, realistic imaging. Wide dispersion components deliver clean, clear sound to every listener no matter where they're sitting in the room -- even off-axis.

Driver Complement

Diameter1" (2.54cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance® Tri-laminate, shielded 
Mid / Woofer
Diameter5 1/4" (13.34cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance® drivers, shielded 


Total Frequency Response52Hz - 26kHz 
Upper -3dB Limit25 kHz
Lower -3dB Limit55 Hz
Nominal Impedance8 ohms
Efficiency90 dB
Recommended Amplifier Power10 -180 watts per channel
Inputs5-way binding posts 


Cabinet Dimensions
Height6 3/8" (16.19cm) 
Width16 3/4" (42.55cm) 
Depth9 1/4" (23.50cm) 


Unit of Measureeach 
Total Shipping Weight20.00 pounds


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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