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Floorstanding Loudspeaker

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Real Wood. Real High Performance.

Our speakers are built in state-of-the-art computer-controlled woodshops, so we control the process from drawing to construction, building in the utmost in quality control to own exacting specifications. Complete control gives us the ability to offer real wood and superior performance at reasonable prices -- prices the competition usually charges for... Vinyl. (Given the choice between vinyl and real wood, which would you pick?)

These RTi Series Floorstanding Loudspeakers feature more real wood than ever before; front & rear baffles as well as the top & sides are covered in luxurious real wood veneer, for high impact looks and value.

The RTi70 features:

  • Real wood cabinets.
  • Your choice of two real wood finishes: Cherry or Black Oak veneers.
  • Reformulated poly-composite Dynamic Balance drivers with butyl rubber surrounds for durability and smooth wide range response.
  • 1" silk/polymer composite dome tweeters for clear, detailed highs.
  • Mylar bypass capacitors in the crossover extend high frquency response and improve detail and transparency.
  • Slim tower design conserves floor space, occupies less than 1 square foot!
  • Anti-diffraction grille and narrow baffle with raised driver bezel to minimize grille diffraction for spacious, 3-dimensional imaging.
  • Floor-coupled Power Port bass venting for clean, low distortion bass you can really feel.
  • Acoustic Resonance Control (ARC Port) technology for more natural midrange reproduction.
  • Magnetic shielding for safe placement near video sources.
  • Adjustable leveling feet and carpet spikes included to provide stability on any type of flooring.
  • Dual, bi-ampable gold-plated 5-way binding post inputs (with wide holes for large-gauge bare wire connections) for the most secure connections and the most versatile wiring applications.

RTi Series Floorstanding Loudspeakers like the RTi70 are ideal for use as main/front speakers in both home theater and stereo music-only systems. Their excellent imaging and midrange clarity convey clear, accurate reproduction of all types and styles of music, while their bass response and extended dynamic range deliver high impact movie effects with ease.

The Polk Audio tradition of great sound and great value continues...

Driver Complement

Diameter1" (2.54cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance® silk/polymer composite dome, shielded 
Mid / Woofer
Diameter6 1/2" (16.51cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance® drivers, shielded 


Total Frequency Response28Hz-27kHz 
Upper -3dB Limit26 kHz
Lower -3dB Limit40 Hz
Nominal Impedance8 ohms
Efficiency90 dB
Recommended Amplifier Power20-250 watts per channel
InputsDual bi-amp 5-way binding posts 

Amplifier Specs

Amplifier Type


Cabinet Dimensions
Height41 1/4" (104.78cm) 
Width8 1/4" (20.96cm) 
Depth11 3/8" (28.89cm) 
Width9" (22.86cm) 
Depth12 1/4" (31.12cm) 
Product Weight (each)46.00 pounds


Unit of Measureeach 
Total Shipping Weight51.00 pounds
Included AccessoriesAdjustable carpet spikes with removeable rubber feet 
Recommended AccessoriesAVIA home theater A/V set-up DVD 


Speaker Warranty5 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.

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