6 1/2-inch dedicated marine component loudspeaker system
6 1/2" component system
16.51cm component system
Designed to Perform
The marine environment presents a special challenge. Salt water, high humidity, wide temperature range and relentless pounding from the sun take a toll on speakers. Many “marine speakers” trade on-water durability for sound quality. Typically heavy layers of “weather proofing” material are added, which increases mass and degrades sound. The result is a sloppy sounding speaker with muffled highs and thick midrange.
Not so with the MM6501UM- a dedicated component system for your watercraft needs. With space age materials, we have the best of both worlds- reliability and great sound quality. Designed and styled specifically for use in the marine environment, it isn’t just a car speaker labeled for use on a boat. Use it in an overhead speaker-can or installed on your boat, it works great for both! With waterproof materials, it will stand up to the harsh marine environment while sounding great.
Stainless steel heavy duty input terminals and mounting hardware will not corrode or tarnish.
Sealed crossover assembly is built into back of magnet means there’s no need to find room to hide an extra box.
Passes the most rigorous 600 hours of salt fog and UV testing (ASTM international B117-03 standard practice for operating salt spray (fog) apparatus and D4329-99 standard.
Space age materials reduce weight of components while offering rock solid reliability, advanced looks and ultra high performance.
Neodymium magnets a rare earth metal offering exceptional strength to performance ratio, found only in the most exotic speakers, saves tremendous weight. Don’t let the sound system weigh your vehicle down. Since the magnet is smaller, the speaker can fit into more applications.
Carbon composite basket based on the spokes of a wheel is lightweight and will not flex.
Woven glass composite cones feature tremendous stiffness-to mass ratio and are weather resistant. Lower mass means faster transients and finer detail.
Klippel optimized components using a state-of-the-art Klippel distortion analyzer, Polk engineers were able to optimize the woofer’s motor structure, voice coil alignment and suspension for the best possible performance, even at extreme listening levels.
Polk MM Series speakers are built tough to withstand the toughest environments so they are perfect for use in boats of all types. That’s why Correct Craft offers Polk speakers in their award-winning Nautiques ski and wakeboarding boats.
Large-diameter voice coils (30mm) in drivers increase reliability and power handling capacity.
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.
|Type||Dynamic Balance weather resistant silk composite dome|
|Mid / Woofer|
|Diameter||6 1/2" (16.51cm)|
|Type||Dynamic Balance driver with weather resistant poly-composite cone|
|Total Frequency Response||40-25kHz|
|Nominal Impedance||4 ohms|
|Cut-Out Diameter||5 1/16" (12.86cm)|
|Full-Range 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 Rodger, March 8, 201096 out of 137 people found this review helpful.
Very durable, and excellent sound
Installation was more complex with the tweeters needing to be mounted seperatly.
I purchased these speakers for my boat last season. Before the upgrade my stereo was nice, but nothing great. After adding these speakers you don't just listen to the music, you FEEL it! This will be the second season and they have held up very well so far. My boat sits outside with a boat cover protecting it from the elements, so I was looking for a durable speaker that sounds good. What I found was a durable speaker that sounds excellent!
by Jeff, May 5, 20131 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
Excellent quality and sound. Light weight.
Speaker grille options.
What a fantastic speaker set. Light as a feather and just sounds better than what I expected. I've installed on a motorcycle to a four channel digital amp. The install was a walk in the park. Highs are clear, mids are strong and overall sound is high end. The only down side is protection for the speaker itself. The open face design allows the sound to flow, but doesn't offer much for protection. Can't use another grille due to the design. Buy these as you won't be dissapointed.
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