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 360 DVD Theater
The SurroundBar 360 DVD Theater is the best performing single-speaker surround sound theater system on the market.
Sensational Surround Sound
Just Plug It In
The SurroundBar360° DVD Theater is a complete digital home theater audio system. It works in any room, no limitations (unlike other "single speaker systems" that rely on wall reflections or special placement rules). It comes with a compact high-end digital processor that includes a DVD/CD player with integrated Farouja HDMI 1080i upscaler. This is one of the industry's best-rated signal upconverters, and it insures that virtually any video source will reveal its highest high-def glory on your screen. A Universal Remote is included to end remote clutter (while we're ending speaker and wire clutter, why not?). The single, sleek speaker—the SurroundBar360° itself— easily mounts above or below your TV or on your TV stand with included hardware. And all the professional settings have already been made for you. All you do is plug it in.
Impressive Technology, Sure--But You Won't Be Tested On It
Now that you know what you need to know (that the Polk Audio SurroundBar360° DVD gives you digital surround sound with no clutter and no hook-up hassles), you can let yourself relax and maybe even know a little more, some background stuff: the how and why. Knowing this will help reinforce what you just learned. And it will impress your friends. Seriously.
In the early 1980s, when dinosaurs walked the Earth, Polk Audio invented and patented a sound technology that allowed a single pair of loudspeakers to simulate surround sound (which wasn't invented yet) from a stereo signal. They did it with intricate mathematical algorithms and special connections (and some magic pixie dust). Extra Credit Fact: It was called "Stereo Dimensional Array," and it tricked your ears into hearing sound all around you. It was pretty incredible to hear sound coming from everywhere when the speakers were right in front of you--but the limitation of this wondrous technology was size. These were big speakers. Big speakers fell out of fashion. You don't want them in your living room anymore.
Using this groundbreaking technology as a jumping-off point, Polk Audio has incorporated new primary research into the science of how we hear sounds from all around us and delivered a digital update: SDA Surround technology in a compact single-speaker package that flat-out looks amazing when it's next to your flat panel TV. No more big speakers--or even many small ones. The SurroundBar360° DVD allows you to experience surround sound without anything else. Just this one, stylish, sleek thing. You won't even notice it after a while. But you will love watching movies and HDTV in rich surround sound.
An elegant, single speaker bar discreetly delivers full-range sound --no separate subwoofer needed
If your family wants a superior DVD home theater system, one that provides a virtually seamless and immersive soundstage with lots of surprising deep bass, and you also want a system that's easy to set up and use without cluttering up your room with lots of speaker boxes and wires, then the SurroundBar 360° DVD Theater is the solution made for you and your whole family.
The SurroundBar 360° DVD Theater adds a new dimension to movies, music, TV. Its simple connection means you can connect it to any video game, satellite/cable TV box, MP3 player or other external source and experience ear-opening surround sound with just one beautiful, stylish speaker. Rediscover your favorite video games, or play DVDs, CDs, MP3 and JPEG and Kodak® photo discs.
|Diameter||2 1/2" (6.35cm)|
|Type||full-range Dynamic Balance composite driver cones with neodymium magnets|
|Enclosure Type||PowerPort with Feed Forward|
|Height||4 1/4" (10.79cm)|
|Width||44 1/2" (113.03cm)|
|Depth||4 3/4" (12.06cm)|
|Unit of Measure||system|
|Total Shipping Weight||36.00 pounds|
|Included Accessories||DVD console, remote control with included batteries, high and low mounting cradles, wall mount template, 15-foot wiring harness, 9-foot power cord, AM loop antenna,FM dipole antenna, 5-foot A/V cable, quick start guide, owner's manual|
|Mounting Options||keyhole slots for wall mount or cradles for surface mounting|
|Speaker Warranty||5 years speaker, 1 year electronics|
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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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"It’s safe to say that Polk Audio’s SurroundBar 360 DVD Theater is the most original and effective approach to one-speaker bar systems I’ve experienced. It boldly goes where no bar speaker has gone before."
Mark Fleischmann, Home Theater
[ Open Review ]
Despite its small size, the SB 360's sound was quite fullbodied, even when not paired with a subwoofer. In another of those well-thought-out details the SB 360 senses when it is connected to a sub and automatically re-EQs the sound to compensate for it. Brilliant.
Wes Phillips, Stereophile
[ Open Review ]
This product is considered a "Recent" or "Vintage" Polk Audio model. It is not a part of our current product lineup. It may still be available in some stores as a "close out" or "used" product. Information provided here about this product may not reflect current realities and does not imply availability. If you happen to have a question or concern about this product, contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-377-7655 M-F 9am - 5:30pm EST. Chances are we remember it.
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