Sound Bars

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

SurroundBar SDA Instant Home Theater

SurroundBar SDA Instant Home Theater

4" H x 10 1/4" W x 4 5/8" D
10.16cm H x 26.04cm W x 11.75cm D

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Surround sound from a single speaker

It connects to your TV in under 5 minutes, but what's the rush?

The SurroundBar SDA IHT works with your remote, the one you're already intimately familiar with (you know, the one with all those buttons that no one knows how to use). It also comes with all the wires you need for hook up - one.

Really, there is no complicated setup or anything else to buy. And you don't have to camouflage multiple speakers, because there are no rear speakers or rear speaker wires. Setup is just this easy:

  1. Un-box the speaker bar and wireless subwoofer.
  2. Connect the audio cable (which comes in the box) from your TV to the SurroundBar.
  3. Plug the bar and wireless subwoofer to electrical power.
  4. Set the bar in front of your TV (or mount it to the wall).
  5. Turn it on. You're done!
  6. How easy is that?
  7. No, really, you're done.
"In my opinion, the Polk SB IHT lived up to its Instant Home Theater billing, as I actually had the unit powered up, plugged in to my TVs variable output and functioning in under 5 minutes." Dan Keener, Gaming Nexus

Polk Digital Logic delivers the drama and the simplicity.

Polk Digital Logic (a combination of Polk's patented SDA® technology and proprietary DSP programming) is our engineers created the IHT's big sonic performance with no complicated setup or calibration. Like all Polk Audio SurroundBars, the Instant Home Theater's stunning surround sound effects are created independent of any room boundaries so it will work as well in your room as it does in our labs. And as with our other surround bars, Polk SDA technology helps maintain a solid center channel for clear, intelligible dialogue. Combined with Polk Digital Logic you can enjoy dramatic imaging, a three-dimensional sound envelope and, of course, Polk's signature sound--warm, with exceptional immediacy, fullness and clarity.

This wireless subwoofer has a kick no matter where you place it.

The SurroundBar SDA® Instant Home wireless woofer gives you the flexibility to place the woofer anywhere in your room. Plus you'll never have to run expensive and unsightly line level audio cables all around the room. The subwoofer's small size means you can hide it away behind or under furniture. Your room is refreshingly free of clutter. The subwoofer employs a powerful DSP digital amplifier and Polk's Dynamic Balance® Driver Technology for the deep, punchy bass that turns movies, games and TV programs into real gut-pounding thrills.

Driver Complement

Diameter1/2" (1.27cm) 
Typepolycarbonate dome tweeters 
Diameter2 1/2" (6.35cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance composite cone drivers 
Diameter6 1/2" (16.51cm) 
TypeWireless Long-throw Dynamic Balance polymer composite driver 


Total Frequency Response40Hz-22kHz 


Enclosure Typesealed 
Product Weight8.70 pounds
Height4" (10.16cm) 
Width31 3/4" (80.64cm) 
Depth4 5/8" (11.75cm) 
Enclosure Typevented enclosure 
Product Weight9.10 pounds
Height10" (25.40cm) 
Width10 1/4" (26.04cm) 
Depth10 1/4" (26.04cm) 


Unit of Measuresystem 
Included Accessories5-foot analog cable, cradle mounts, remote control, owner's manual 


Mounting Optionskeyhole slots for wall mounting or cradles for surface mounting 


Speaker Warranty5 years parts and labor (original purchaser) 
Subwoofer Amplifier Warranty1 year electronics (original purchaser) 

Subwoofer Amplifier Specs

220V AvailabilityNo 

Power Amplifier Specs

220V AvailabilityNo 

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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