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RMDS1

Six-speaker Dolby Digital Home Theater System

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Simply The Best compact integrated home theater audio system you can buy.

The Simple Solution for High Performance Home Theater

The RM Digital Solution-1 is a complete Dolby Digital home theater system featuring a preamp/processor and amplifier matched to five compact speakers and a powerful Powered Subwoofer. The separates-quality performance of the integrated RMDS-1 system is guaranteed by Pure Path Optimization of component-quality electronics and proprietary Dolby Digital processing. The complete system is engineered to work perfectly together, and there are no bass management hassles. Just add a source, like DVD, and you've got all the audio electronics you need for thrilling digital home theater.

We've eliminated the guesswork that comes with mixing and matching components and speakers. And we've built the only complete home theater audio system with speakers by The Speaker Specialists, Polk Audio. That's the Polk Performance Advantage over other so-called home theater systems: Perfect Sound Every Time.

Everything You Need Except A Source

  • Fully optimized integrated system - There's never a doubt that you've bought the right combination of components. The parts of this system were literally made for each other and optimized together to deliver spectacular performance and value.
  • Compact "Satellite" speakers - Easy to place and integrate into any room, but built with real high-quality components for the kind of true high performance you expect from speakers made by The Speaker Specialists.
  • Beautiful design - Uncluttered faceplate, sleek speakers, fits any decor and looks great.
  • Built-in AM and FM tuners - High sensitivity designs for great reception.
  • Single cable preamp-to-amplifier hook up - innovative 25-pin connector cable supplied for foolproof setup.
  • Audiophile-quality speaker wire included - Pre-cut, pre-terminated oxygen-free copper speaker wire (140' - more than enough for most rooms) is right in the box.
  • Powered Subwoofer - Home to the RMDS' 6-channel high power amplifier, for the ultimate in home theater realism and excitement.
  • Dolby Digital processing on board - Enjoy thrilling discrete channel digital entertainment today with a proprietary Dolby Digital processor under the hood of the preamp/processor unit.
  • Ergonomic, intelligent remote control - Easy to master full-function remote. Everything you need is at your fingertips.
  • Single-layer on-screen set-up menus - No confusing jargon, no multiple layers. Instant gratification in plain English.
  • Pre-set bass management - Optimized for the system with Pure Path Technology: no adjustments needed for perfect sound right out of the box.
  • Synchronized audio/video switching - Change audio/video sources with one touch of a button.
  • Multi-source, multi-room functions - Play DVDs downstairs, and CDs upstairs.
  • S video inputs (5!) - For the best picture quality.
  • RF input - For AC-3 operation with Laserdisc players.
  • 2 digital inputs (coaxal and optical) - For DVD and DSS, any of today's or tomorrow's digital sources.
  • Gold-plated binding posts - The best possible speaker wire connection for reliable high performance.
  • Dual angle wall mount speaker brackets included - Versatility in any room.

Driver Complement

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Tweeter
Quantity
Diameter3/4" (1.91cm) 
TypeSilk dome tweeter w/neodymium magnet (self-shielded) 
Midrange
Quantity
Diameter3 1/4" (8.26cm) 
Typemagnetically shielded midrange driver with polypropylene cone and butyl rubber surround 
Center
Tweeter
Quantity
Diameter3/4" (1.91cm) 
TypeSilk dome tweeter w/neodymium magnet (self-shielded) 
Midrange
Quantity
Diameter3 1/4" (8.26cm) 
Typemagnetically shielded with polypropylene cone and butyl rubber surrounds 
Subwoofer
Quantity
Diameter10" (25.40cm) 
Typemagnetically shielded driver 

Electrical

Total Frequency Response30Hz - 24kHz 
Lower -3dB Limit38 Hz
Upper -3dB Limit20 kHz
Inputs5-way binding posts 
Crossover
Center Speaker Crossover2nd order (12dB per octave, electrical) symmetrical topology; mid-tweeter crossover @ 2.5 kHz; 
Subwoofer CrossoverFixed, active 4th order (24dB per octave) low-pass with amplitude shaping 
Maximum SPL107 dB

Dimensions

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Enclosure TypeSealed 
Height6 1/2" (16.51cm) 
Width3 3/4" (9.53cm) 
Depth4 3/4" (12.06cm) 
Center
Enclosure TypeSealed 
Height4 1/2" (11.43cm) 
Width11" (27.94cm) 
Depth5 1/2" (13.97cm) 
Subwoofer
Enclosure TypeVented, Power Port 
Height18 1/2" (46.99cm) 
Width15 1/2" (39.37cm) 
Depth19 1/4" (48.90cm) 
Pre-Amplifier
Height4 1/2" (11.43cm) 
Depth14" (35.56cm) 
Weight17.2500 pounds
Weight10.00 pounds

Shipping

Unit of MeasureSystem: Box 1=85 lbs. + Box 2=56 lbs. 
Total Shipping Weight141.00 pounds
Included AccessoriesNon-articulating wall mount brackets, FM loop antenna, 5 sets of audiophile grade speaker wire (3@30', 2 @40'). 4 meter db-25 interconnect cable. 
Recommended AccessoriesOmniMount 25 Series articulating wall brackets AVIA system set-up DVD 

Installation

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Mounting OptionsWall mount brackets supplied plus built-in threaded insert for optional fully articulating bracket 
Center
Mounting OptionsBuilt-in threaded insert for optional fully articulating bracket 

Warranty

Speaker WarrantyLimited, 5 years parts and labor 
Subwoofer Amplifier WarrantyLimited, 2 years parts and labor 

Pre-Amplifier Specs

DescriptionDolby Digital pre-amp/processor with AM/FM tuner 
ModesStereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Pro-Logic 
Audio Inputs7 stereo analog inputs, 1 digital coaxial, 1 digital optical, 1 RF 
Audio Outputs2 stereo record outputs, 1 stereo multi-room/multi-source output, 1 DB-25 multi-chanel preamp output 
Video Inputs6 composite, 6 S-Video 
Video Outputs1 composite, 1 S-Video 
Power Requirements (voltage)AC 120V 60Hz 
Maximum Power Consumption26 
FM Tuner
FM SensitivityIHF 1.3 eV/13.5dBf 
FM S/N RatioMono/Stereo 76/68dB 
FM DistortionMono/Stereo 0.2/0.5% 
FM Stereo Separation1 kHz 40dB 
FM Selectivity+/- 400kHz 65dB 
FM Image Rejection98 MHz 50dB 
AM Tuner
AM SensitivityLoop 500 microV 
AM S/N Ratio50dB 
AM Selectivity+/- 20kHz 70dB 
AM Image Rejection98 MHz 50dB 

Power Amplifier Specs

Continuous Average Output
Overall500 watts
Dynamic Power Output
Overall700 watts
Bandwidth30 - 20 
Distortion<1% 
Maximum Power Consumption800 

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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