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


Standalone Home Speakers

Available Finishes:

Really Big Speaker Sound. . .Without the Big Speaker

Towers of Power

If you want a speaker that makes a big, lasting impression without calling undue attention to itself, look no further. Because the RM8000T/50T deliver big time. A pair will beautifully complement today's state-of-the-art televisions and audio/visual electronics as they create stunning high-performance sound.

High tech materials and features, such as patented PowerPort® Bass Venting Technology and Dynamic Balance Compositie Drivers ensure superior performance, delivering rich, full-bodied, big speaker sound from a stylish and compact design.

RM8000T/50T features:

  • Four 4 1/2-inch (11.4cm) Mineral Filled Polymer Dynamic Balance Composite Drivers deliver a wider distortion-free mid-range, even at high volume levels.
  • Broad dispersion design allows everyone in the listening area to hear clear, well-balanced sound.
  • Patented Power Port Bass Venting Technology strengthens the lower mid-range performance for a seamless blend with the subwoofer output.
  • 1-inch (25mm) Dynamic Balance Silk/Polymer Composite Dome Tweeter with neodymium magnet produces clear, detailed highs and more life-life imaging.
  • Curved cabinet shape and internal angled partitions break up standing waves for superior mid-range clarity. Hear all the music as it was intended to be heard, clearly.
  • Anti-diffraction Grilles minimize grille diffraction for spacious, 3-dimensional imaging.
  • Mylar capacitors in the crossovers extend high-frequency response and improve detail and transparency.
  • Dual, Bi-ampable 5-way Binding Post inputs for the most secure connections and the most versatile wiring options.
  • Magnetic shielding allows safe placement near your state-of-the-art TV or video monitor with no risk of video distortion.
  • Accessory spike kit allows speakers to be tilted back for optimal acoustic imaging.
  • Choice of finish: Titanium (RM8000T); Pewter (RM50T).
  • Polk does 6.1 and 7.1!

    Building an EX or ES surround sound system for 6.1 or 7.1 (or more) speakers? You can get RM Series Center Channel and Surround speakers individually to fill out the speaker requirements of more-than-5.1 multi-channel systems. Ask your Polk retailer to special order them for you or call Polk Customer Service 800-377-7655.

    Driver Complement

    Diameter1" (2.54cm) 
    TypeSilk/Polymer composite dome 
    Mid / Woofer
    Diameter4 1/2" (11.43cm) 
    TypeMineral filled polymer with Butyl rubber surround 


    Total Frequency Response42 Hz - 26 KHz 
    Upper -3dB Limit25 KHz kHz
    Lower -3dB Limit55  Hz
    Nominal Impedance8 ohms
    Efficiency90 dB
    Recommended Amplifier Power20 - 225 watts per channel
    InputsDual 5 way binding posts 

    Amplifier Specs

    Amplifier Type


    Cabinet Dimensions
    Height45" (114.30cm) 
    Width6" (15.24cm) 
    Depth7" (17.78cm) 
    Width9" (22.86cm) 
    Depth13" (33.02cm) 


    Unit of Measureeach 
    Total Shipping Weight42.00 pounds


    Speaker Warranty5 years 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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