Polk Audio has introduced an all-new flagship loudspeaker vary, the Reserve Sequence, to cowl all of your stereo and encompass sound wants.
Reserve consisting of 9 fashions – three floor-standing fashions, three centre channels, two bookshelf audio system, and a peak module to Dolby Atmos-ify a system. The excellent vary utilises lots of Polk’s in-house applied sciences, pioneered within the Legend collection, reminiscent of Pinnacle Ring Radiator tweeters (heralded by the corporate for his or her vast dispersion) and Turbine Cone Midrange drivers.
There are additionally some new options, reminiscent of ‘X-Port expertise’, which makes use of a set of closed-pipe absorbers tuned to remove undesirable cupboard and port resonances. Polk claims it ensures “balanced, clear mid-bass for wonderful element and dynamics”.
The R600 and R700 floorstanding audio system embrace a downward-firing ‘Energy Port 2.Zero Design’, an software that Polk says permits bass frequencies to increase extra deeply and at larger output ranges than conventional ported audio system.
The range-topping R700 towers additionally characteristic point-to-point bracing with ‘Cupboard Resonance Management’ expertise to assist remove panel resonances. Driver-wise, every field has a 1in Pinnacle tweeter, a 6.5in Turbine Cone midrange driver and twin 8in woofers. The Polk Audio Reserve R700 prices £1999 ($1998) a pair.
The R600, in the meantime, has a 1in ring radiator tweeter and two 6.5in Turbine Cone midrange drivers and value £1399 ($1598) a pair. Rounding off the floorstanders is the R500 with a 1in Pinnacle tweeter and two 6.5in Turbine Cone midrange drivers. In contrast to its larger siblings, the XPort is on the rear somewhat than being floor-firing together with an influence port. The R500 prices £1199 ($1198) a pair.
Polk’s R200 (£649, $699) and R100 (£499, $599) bookshelf audio system provide the alternative of a 6.5-inch or 5.25-inch mid/bass driver respectively, alongside the 1in Pinnacle tweeter.
To ship the head of residence cinema encompass sound that’s offered by Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and IMAX Enhanced soundtracks, the R900 peak module may be wall-mounted or positioned atop any of the floorstanders, with a toggle change accurately tuning the module to whichever placement you select. It sports activities a 0.75in tweeter and 4in turbine cone midrange driver with a pair costing £499 ($499).
Reserve has three dimension choices for centre audio system: the R300, R350 and R400. The biggest of the three, the R400 takes a full-size strategy and has a 1in tweeter, two 6.5in Turbine Cone midrange drivers, twin X-Ports and prices £599 ($599) every.
The slimmer R350 is 5.5ins tall and wall-mountable with a 1in tweeter coupled with 4 4in Turbine Cone midrange driver. It prices £499 ($399). Designed to slot in most TV cupboards, the R300 marries a 1in tweeter with two 4in Turbine Cone midrange driver and prices £399 ($399).
The Reserve Sequence are all obtainable in matte black, and all fashions besides the R400 and R700 additionally are available in matte white. The entire vary is obtainable now.