Patented SDA® Surround Technology

Patented Stereo Dimensional Array (SDA) surround technology creates an expansive soundstage and detailed stereo image, while delivering a natural multi-dimensional sound experience



SDA COMPARISON

  • Traditional

    Improves upon traditional TV speakers but presents a limited sound stage

  • SDA

    Creates an immersive multi-dimensional sound experience far superior to traditional sound bars.

  • 5.1 True Surround Sound

    SDA combined with wireless surrounds for a true 5.1 cinema quality experience 

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HISTORY OF STEREO DIMENSIONAL ARRAY (SDA)

The original SDA technology targets a phenomenon known as Inter-aural Crosstalk. It’s a fundamental problem not only for stereo reproduction, but also for any system with more than one speaker. Polk Audio was the first to think of dealing with the problem acoustically in the listening space. By positioning additional drivers to deliver a precisely derived cancellation signal to your ears, SDA enables you to hear the sonic image just as the recording captured it. Individual instruments appear across a wide stage, as if the performance were in front of you at that very moment.

SDA TODAY

We’ve ushered our patented SDA technology into a new era, fitting it into a smaller form factor found in the MagniFi Mini and MagniFi Max sound bars. Instead of using the passive crossovers in our towers—originally designed for a two channel audio signal—we use digital signal processors (DSPs) in the sound bar to drive the SDA experience in your home. In addition to processing two channel audio, it also provides the listener with 5.1 surround sound and is compatible with our modern decoding technologies, Dolby® and DTS®. 


POLK. EXPECT GREAT SOUND™



Hear It All In a Whole New Way

Magnifi Max SR - MAXIMUM-PERFORMANCE HOME THEATER SOUND BAR SYSTEM

Coming November 2017