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High Performance Bi-directional
The Simple Choice
For Surround Performance
The popularity of home theater has thrust the bi-directional surround sound speaker into the spotlight. To get the most from DVD and multi-channel music formats you need a versatile high performance surround speaker. And the Oscar for best performance goes to the FXi50, for its role as the switchable, bi-directional surround FX speaker that gives you the kind of performance and placement flexibility that your high performance home theater demands. The FXi50 surrounds you with action and effects.
The FXi50 features:
- Reformulated poly-composite Dynamic Balance drivers with butyl rubber surrounds for durability and smooth wide range response.
- Dual opposing 1" silk composite "Mueller" German engineered dome tweeters for clear, detailed highs.
- Timbre-matched components to fit into any Polk Audio RTi Series home theater or multi-channel music system; for a more realistic, more seamless surround environment.
- Design-enhanced diffusion characteristics: triangular cabinets aim drivers and tweeters in opposing directions to produce a more realistically diffuse wavefront and wide, lifelike imaging of surround-sound FX.
- Conveniently located bipole/dipole switch for the most flexible placement options and highest performance surround effects.
- Strong built-in wall mounting brackets for easy installation.
- Gold-plated 5-way binding post inputs for the most secure connections and the most versatile wiring applications.
|Type||Dynamic Balance® silk/polymer composite domes, shielded|
|Mid / Woofer|
|Diameter||6 1/2" (16.51cm)|
|Type||Dynamic Balance® driver, shielded|
|Total Frequency Response||40Hz-27kHz|
|Upper -3dB Limit||26 kHz|
|Lower -3dB Limit||50 Hz|
|Nominal Impedance||8 ohms|
|Radiation Pattern||Switchable Bipole/Dipole|
|Recommended Amplifier Power||10-150 watts per channel|
|Inputs||5-way binding posts|
|Height||14 7/8" (37.78cm)|
|Width||10 1/8" (25.72cm)|
|Depth||8 7/8" (22.54cm)|
|Mounting Options||Built-in keyhole slot wall-mount brackets supplied|
|Product Weight (each)||15.00 pounds|
|Unit of Measure||each|
|Total Shipping Weight||31.00 pounds|
|Speaker Warranty||5 years parts and labor, limited|
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 5Write your own review
by Justin Palmer, October 14, 20020 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Great surround effect. Look like they're worth twice as muck. Blend flawlessly with the RTi towers and CSi center.
Need a good stud to mount them with.
I guess I'll break the ice. This surround is unbelievable. I bought this without reading any reviews. I have no regrets. These are the best and most lifelike surrounds I have ever experienced and I've heard them all. The FXi50's ability to fill the whole room with sound and then make pin-point reproduction is remarkable.
by Adam, December 9, 20020 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
everything you can get out of these speakers, you won't be disappointed in the least!
Rather heavy, but no worries since I'm using speaker stands at the moment.
AWESOME speakers - just what I needed to finish off my RTi100's and the CSi40. Then put on the Lord of the Rings and felt like I was in the theater again. Much better than the Bose surround I was using. Definitely worth the money.
by Angel, May 7, 20030 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
The bipole-Dipole makes this speaker awesome
the speaker is a little heavy
I had some jbl speakers for surround they were good, but the polk audio fxi50 surround speakers are perfect' it feels like you were in the theater it's worth every penny.
by Kevin, July 30, 20030 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Great sound and quality!!!! These are awsome speakers all my friends were imprested for the price i got it.
These speakers make u feel like your in a real movie!!!
by Vincent Farina, October 23, 20030 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
With the sound on very low or pumped very high they sound is cystal clear. No distortion. Only cystal clear sound. The sound whips around the room from the front to the back with these. Seamless. Amazing.
They are large but you will get used to them. They are also heavy. Help may be needed to mount them on the wall.
I have never heard better. This is exactly what I expected from bi-pole/di-pole speakers. They are a perfect match for my system. If you want to light up your room full of sound, these are the speakers you need to pull the surround sound. Originally I purchased the fxi30's. I was not happy with these. With the fxi50's the sound jumps right out at you.
by John Konrardy, March 11, 20040 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Classy design, crystal clear sound...awesome. My brother would love to steal these from me!
No problem hanging them on the wall. No weaknesses.
Face it, your home theater is not complete untill you get a pair of these on your wall.Dynamic,spacious sound, will totally submerge you in surround effects. Just listen to the opening of "Saving Private Ryan" and you'll"hear what I mean.
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