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XRt12 Reference Tuner

Reference XM Satellite Radio Home Tuner

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Unleash the Power of XM Performance in Your Home!

XM satellite radio lovers rejoice! Now you can enjoy the XM programming you love in your home from a component-style tuner that delivers 100% of XM's potential sound quality. The Polk Audio XRt12 tuner is the first component XM tuner and it is the performance reference standard for all XM tuners.

It is Convenient You no longer have to remember to take your plug n' play XM tuner out of the car and hook it up to a huge home adapter. Set it up once and the XRt12 is ready to serve up true high fidelity XM programming in your home. Its component-standard 17-inch wide chassis looks right at home among your cherished audio gear, not like an out-of-place ugly duckling.

Because the XRt12 has a video output you can view all of the standard XM information right on your TV screen--channel number, name, artist name and song title are right there on your TV screen in all their big, easy-to-read-from-across-the-room glory. No more squinting and running up to the teeny weenie little display to see who is performing that kick-butt song.

Hooking it up is a snap. It features both Optical and Coaxial digital outputs for easy connection to surround receivers and processors. The XRt12 also features standard RCA jack analog stereo outputs so you can hook it up to ANY stereo receiver or amp.

No more squinting and running up to the teeny weenie little display to see who is performing that awesome song. And when you hear something new and cool and you want to remember the artist and song you don't even have to find pen and paper-just hit the Memory button on the front panel and the XRt12 will record up to 10 records of channel, artist and song data for later retrieval.

The Polk XRt12 comes with everything you need to enjoy XM radio the day you bring it home-a high gain XM antenna with 20 foot cable (an optional 50 extension is available), a digital optical cable and a 3 cord RCA-type analog audio/video cable are all included in the carton. Hooking up is a snap. It features both Optical and Coaxial digital outputs for easy connection to surround receivers and processors. The XRt12 also features standard RCA jack analog stereo outputs so you can hook it up to ANY stereo receiver or amp. And, of course, you will need to subscribe to the XM Satellite Radio service.

Additional XRt12 convenience features include:

  • Full function remote control
  • Built-in signal strength meter helps you position your antenna for perfect reception
  • Up to 20 channel presets for quick and easy switching to your favorite channels
  • Category function allows you to scan through major categories of channels (Rock, Talk, Sports, etc.)
  • The Preview function allows you to see what channels are available and what is playing before switching from the channel you are listening to
  • The Display control lets you enlarge the text on the display for easy viewing from a distance when your tuner is not hooked up to a TV
  • Output Level Control matches the analog output volume of the XRt12 to match that of other sources in your system for consistent volume as you switch from XM to other sources
  • If you have a whole house distributed audio system like those made by AMX, Crestron, NetStreams or Elan, the XRt12's RS-232 I/O connector allows you to plug it right into the system for XM radio throughout the house. You'll be able to control the XRt12 from any station on the system and display channel, artist and song data on any control screen in the network.
  • You can set the XRt12 to automatically shut off if a button is not pressed in 30, 60 or 90 minutes
  • If your audio receiver or amp has a 12Volt trigger output, you can connect your XRt12 to it and have the receiver turn the XRt12 on and off

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Efficiency80 dB

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Dimensions

Cabinet Dimensions
Height2 3/10" (5.84cm) 
Width17" (43.18cm) 
Depth10 1/2" (26.67cm) 

Shipping

Unit of Measureeach 
Total Shipping Weight9.00 pounds

Warranty

Speaker Warranty1 year 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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