6 1/2-inch component loudspeaker system
6 1/2" component system
16.51cm component system
Designed to Perform
Our flagship MM component system, the MM6501 is the result of 3 years of Polk research and development. The MM6501 has been designed to offer unparalleled sound quality with exceptional fit to meet virtually any application. Borrowing technology from our flagship SR Series, the MM6501 offers extraordinary performance at a price that’s too good to believe.
Dynamic Balance® driver technology for pure, distortion free sound.
Neodymium is a rare earth material we use in all MM driver magnets, excluding 461P, that are about 1/10 the weight of a comparable ceramic magnet and much more powerful. The smaller magnet means the MM6501 components fit easily into more applications.
Carbon composite basket based on the spokes of a wheel is lightweight, absolutely will not flex during peaks and looks great.
Woven glass composite cones feature tremendous stiffness-to mass ratio. Lower mass means faster transients and finer detail.
Klippel optimized components for consistent, distortion-free sound.
Marine Certified ensures the MM6501 is built tough to withstand the harshest environments on the water.
Large-diameter voice coil (30mm) in driver increases reliability and power handling.
Wheel-inspired style combines with rugged durability in the MM grille.
Multiple mount tweeters allow surface or flush mounting.
All Polk products are made using the best materials and the most advanced manufacturing techniques. They pass the industry’s most exhaustive quality tests, including drop testing, extreme signal response and UV & salt exposure testing. Polk loudspeakers are built to perform for a lifetime.
|Mid / Woofer|
|Diameter||6 1/2" (16.51cm)|
|Type||Dynamic Balance driver with polycomposite cone|
|Total Frequency Response||40-25kHz|
|Nominal Impedance||2.7 ohms|
|Cut-Out Diameter||5" (12.70cm)|
|Height||1 1/16" (2.70cm)|
|Driver Mounting Depth|
|Top Mount||2 5/8" (6.67cm)|
|Bottom Mount||2 7/8" (7.30cm)|
|Unit of Measure||system|
|Speaker Warranty||1 year parts and labor (original purchaser)|
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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by pasha rami, July 13, 2008127 out of 254 people found this review helpful.
lightweight, easy to install, great clarity throughout the sound spectrum
none as of yet
opened the box...thought the lightweight of the speakers was bad....NOT TRUE!!!! they sound bigger and clearer than i thought possible!!
by floyd fitzgerald jr, July 17, 2008127 out of 254 people found this review helpful.
I have listened to Focal 165vr, and kfe165. Jl audio zr650 Alpine x-type 17pro, Diamond audio hex seriers and the Mb quart qsc's. At $300 stands the most impressive speaker that I have heard. They are amaizing in every aspect and are more impressive at lower volumes than the sr series. I finally made a decision and this is the first componets I have ever owned. They are beter sounding than 1000$ componets i have heard. Great speakers.
by Jason Horn, January 31, 2009127 out of 254 people found this review helpful.
clear vocals, hard hitting mids
I have 2 sets of these installed in my 04 F-150 supercrew and they sound amazing! I'm powering them with an Alpine mrp-f550 (90W x 4 rms @ 4 ohm). These speakers do take time to break in however. For the first few days they aren't going to impress anyone but just give them time. The mid-bass hits hard and the vocals are very clear at high volumes. I would definitely recommend these! A+
by Vernon Hudgins, March 26, 2009127 out of 254 people found this review helpful.
Warm and snuggly, clarity, play clear at extremely loud volumes and seemless transition between woofer and tweeter.
Only a very slight lack of sweetness in the upper mids. Probably due to being accustomed to the exteme intesity of the Momo's in that range. Other than that, INCREDIBLE.
WOW. I replaced the Momo series speakers in my car with these due to the Momo's lack of warmth and harsh vocals in the tweeters. These are absolutely incredible. Lots of mid bass warmth and no more harsh tweeters. The transition between the woofer and tweeter are virtually seemless. Same great imaging and clarity as always with Polk. It took a couple of days to replace my subs with the MM series, so I can say that there is enough lows and mid bass to run these speakers without subs, if you so choose, with enough bump to feel without losing space to subs. If you have the Momo series and always felt that they were a little cold and harsh, I would strongly suggest replacing them with these. I think that you will be very satisfied.
by mindskrape, April 6, 2010127 out of 254 people found this review helpful.
crisp, clear, don't need a lot of power to have a killer system
have two sets of these in a tahoe.....very clean and crisp....I only have a alpine 75 x4 running them and they are still loud and clean I've had a lot of systems in my day....nothing comes close to these mm6501's thanks for another great product!
by john, December 15, 2010127 out of 207 people found this review helpful.
Clear and a touch warm.
The only weakness is in my mounting. The 6.5 is very powerful and my door cards are vibrating. When I remount them in MDF and eliminate the extraneous vibration I'm sure they will even sound better..and at higher volumes.
I have 2 sets of MM6501's in my 2003 Jetta wagon. They sound so clear. The mids and lower mids are strong and sweet and the highs are not harsh at all. I am very pleased. I am so impressed I may be getting a MM840DVC to fit into a back panel.
by Ray, April 20, 201232 out of 57 people found this review helpful.
Crystal Clear Sound.. Happy Listening..
Installation manual needs better diagrams and descriptions for intalling the 6.5'S.. The Speaker manual should have a diagram with speaker inner, outer and Bolt Circle dimensions..
Polk MM6501's.. Great sound.. Powerful and Crystal Clear.. Unlike other boats on the water.. The Polk MM6501's when cranked is very enjoyable to hear when loud.. No fuzz or buzzing.. Just Crystal Clear Sound.. In the boat are the 4 sets of 6.5's powered by two 4 channel PA660's. The Class A/B amps are the best for these speakers.
by Jon, November 12, 20130 out of 0 people found this review helpful.
Absolutely everything! Crystal clear sound, perfect highs that are in no way harsh (when driven by the right amp), lightweight, and if that wasn't enough super sensitive, able to produce great volume with little power. These are the best sounding components I have ever heard!
Not that it's Polk's fault, but I had to make quite a few modifications to get them to fit my car.
These speakers are perfect. I have a 2013 Focus ST and I'd be extremely nice to ford if I were to say the "Premium" 10 speaker sound system sounded mediocre. I originally installed these driven by the factory amp and they were harsh and crackly. Then I wired in a JBL MS-8, and it was like night and day. I could hear details in my music that I have never heard before and for the first time I could actually hear the voices on the other end of a phone call! These speakers are so precise at any volume that I think I might replace my Infinity home set with Polks!
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