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Polk Audio Atrium6

All-weather indoor/outdoor speakers (Black)

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Take your outdoor music to the next level with Polk's Atrium6 speakers. These speakers offer premium sound, thanks to 1" tweeters, 5-1/4" woofers, and PowerPort® bass venting. And the rugged, weatherproof design meets or exceeds stringent military specifications for full exposure to the elements. That means you'll get years of superb performance, whether your install them on your deck, near your pool, or in your bathroom.

Take your outdoor music to the next level with Polk's Atrium6 speakers. These speakers offer premium sound, thanks to 1" tweeters, 5-1/4" woofers, and PowerPort® bass venting. And the rugged, weatherproof design meets or exceeds stringent military specifications for full exposure to the elements. That means you'll get years of superb performance, whether your install them on your deck, near your pool, or in your bathroom.

Polk's new Speed-Lock™ system makes mounting the Atrium6s quick and easy. Install the bracket and simply click the speaker into place. Then just aim the sound towards your listening area and tighten down the included thumbscrew.

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These Polk patio speakers have a great bass punch, with a full, rich sound.

Michael, La Quinta, CA

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What's in the Box:

  • 2 Black all-weather speakers
  • 2 Mounting brackets (installed) Owner's Manual
  • Online Product Registration card
  • Polk Audio brochure

Product Highlights:

  • all-weather enclosure
  • 5-1/4" woofer, 1" aluminum dome tweeter
  • PowerPort® technology for better bass response
  • frequency response 50-27,000 Hz
  • sensitivity 90 dB
  • 8-ohm impedance
  • handles up to 100 watts
  • includes mounting hardware
  • 7-11/16"W x 11-11/16"H x 8-7/8"D
  • warranty: 5 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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    Polk Audio Atrium6 Reviews

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    13 Reviews

    Polk Atrium6

    Written by: Michael from La Quinta, CA on May 29, 2016

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    These Polk patio speakers have a great bass punch, with a full, rich sound.

    Pros: Easy to install, sound great

    Cons: None

    Sound Great

    Written by: Cody G from Chattanooga, TN on May 23, 2016

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I have not mounted these speakers outside on the back porch yet where they will be going, but I have hooked them up inside just to check them out. They put out a big full sound for sure. I am looking forward to getting things set up out on the porch.

    Pros: Sound great. Have a high quality look and feel, very solid.

    Cons: Non observed so far.

    Polk Outdoor Speakers

    Written by: Peter from Ft Lauderdale, FL on May 9, 2016

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great sound out of a small speaker - sounds great at the Tiki Hut!

    Pros: Great Bass from small speakers. TV and music sound excellent.

    Cons: Larger than last set of outdoor speakers and heavy - small price to pay for great sound

    Great Speakers

    Written by: Peter from Elk GRove, CA on May 9, 2016

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    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very good speakers. The sound quality is excellent. The speakers are very durable and look great. The mounting system is easy to use and easy to mount.

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    Cons:

    Wonderful!!

    Written by: Robo from New York on July 28, 2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Replaced my cheap outdoor speakers under my Pergola with these. I can not believe how great they sound. Makes sitting outside so enjoyable!

    Pros: Great Sound at all levels

    Cons: None so far!

    Polk Audio Atrium

    Written by: CM from California on July 13, 2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The Polk Audio Atrium speakers sound great and are very easy to mount. This is my second set for my deck and backyard. While I could crank up the first set loud enough for my listening pleasure, my neighbors were enjoying the music as well. The second set allows me to keep the volume lower. Both are hooked up to a Sonos Connect.

    Pros: Sound great at all volumes. With Sonos control, I have full access from my phone while enjoying the outdoors.

    Cons: You have to run speaker wire.

    So good I bought them again

    Written by: John S from Kenilworth, New Jersey on May 17, 2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I had accumulated some gift cards so I went looking to replace my budget backyard speakers which I was never very happy with. I decided on the Atrium 6`s over the Klipsch,Bose & Def Tech`s in the same price range due to the positive reviews and the smaller physical size made them the least intrusive to mount in the space they were going. I ordered by phone so I could dispose of the 3 gift cards and paid the balance. 2 days later they arrived, I mounted them in about 30 minutes, turned them on and listened and was satisfied I made the right choice. First, the mounting system is well thought out. Very simple with fulll 180 degree avaiable rotation. The sound is awesome mounted under the eave of my attached shed, connected as speaker zone 2 of my 100 watt Onkyo TX8522 controlled via Apple Airport Express over home WiFi network this really fills up my backyard with quality Polk sound including ample bass after adjustment at the receiver (if that is a concern based on other reviews). I was so pleased with these speakers I bought a second pair 2 days later to replace the Yamahas (which I always liked) that I have connected to the receiver in my garage also controlled with a second Airport Express. So now when I want music, I have great sound whether it`s iTunes,Pandora or plain radio indoors & out, front yard & back.

    Pros: Excellent Polk voiced speakers, Ported bass, Simple, very efficient mounting design.

    Cons: None

    polk audio atruim6 outdoor speakers

    Written by: T. Smith from Wyoming on April 7, 2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    bought a pair of atrium 6 outdoor speakers to use at my mountain cabin. spent part of an afternoon mounting them underneath the front porch. the mounting brackets were very easy to install. the speakers fit snuggly into the brackets and the speaker lock nuts were "easy on" securing devices. i like the speaker/bracket design because it gives you the flexibility to aim the speakers up or down in several different positions. once you determine the position that works for your application you can secure the speaker in that position with the lock nuts. i mounted one speaker facing directly south. 5 feet away i mounted the second speaker facing west. when i put the power & the music to the speakers the sound was crisp, concise, .. clean .. and just superb! when i put twice the power to the speakers the sound quality faltered. but only sightly. too much bass. the sides of the porch are semi-skirted in. i realized the full power sound was partially bouncing off of the skirting creating a subwoofer effect .. and thus ... too much bass. a simple treble/bass sound frequency adjustment on my reciever was an easy solution. now, even at full power, these speakers sound phenomenal!

    Pros: easy installation. very large and easy to use speaker (to bracket) "lock nuts". top notch audio sound quality.

    Cons: none

    Poke Atrium6 Sonos Amp

    Written by: Scott from Grand forks, ND on August 24, 2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I purchased the speakers for my deck under the advise of a friend who had Atrium3 speakers in his garage. I already had Sonos throughout the house and have been more the impressed with the sound and versatility of the system. So, needless to say, I was already familiar with the ease of operation and setup of Sonos. To my delight, Poke Atrium6 speakers were just as easy to mount and the sound is beep, full and capable of clear crisp sound far beyond my expectations and my neighbors tolerance. Together, Sonos and Poke have made my deck a relaxing audio experience.

    Pros: Both Sonos and Poke provide ease of operation and versatility with amazing sound.

    Cons: None. The Sonos Amp is a little more money then I would of liked to of spent. However, the versatility of Sonos is unmatched by a key pad and a dual receiver combination; which would be much more expensive (with unmatched capabilities) then the Sonos Amp and Poke combination.

    Impressed with the quality.

    Written by: Mike from Magnolia TX on July 26, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I like the sound quality from the Atrium 6. I'll preface this short review by saying I'm not an audio expert, but i think these sound great. The speakers are mounted in each corner of my covered back patio. I have 10' ceilings and a large deck area and in ground pool, but these speakers do a great job of filling the entire area with rich, distortion free sound. These are powered as the second zone of my Marantz sr5007. Bottom line is I will probably purchase a pair to go on my front porch.

    Pros: Paintable Easy to mount

    Cons: Expensive? I paid $400/pair

    Polk Audio Atrium6

    Written by: brianb from lecompte la on June 14, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    great sound, solid made product, looks and sounds great

    Pros: excellent sound quality, will suprisingly provide good bass response for small speaker

    Cons: that i did not purchase more of them

    Good Choice!

    Written by: Tom from Rochester NY on May 26, 2012

    I've had Atrium 45s on my 18'x26' patio for 8 years, mounted on mailbox posts -- sound was very acceptable for outside, though of course not much bass -- brought them inside for a few winters, but left them out year-round for most of that time. Each of the last 3-4 springs when I played them for the first time, I was expecting them to have died, but they just "kept on ticking". I was very impressed with the Polk build quality, in spite of the abuse I've put them thru in western NY weather. I've been doing an upgrade of all my audio systems for the past year, have basically gone all in with Airplay, and now with warm weather the patio was next, decided it was finally time to upgrade the speakers. Looked at multiple options, mostly Polk, PSB, and DefTech. The DefTechs sound good, but the angle of the radiators didn't work in my setup, need direct radiating. PSBs have really impressive sound quality, but they're too big for my posts, as are Polk Atrium 8s. So my choice came down to the Atrium 6s or 7s, tossed a coin and got the 6s. Was a good choice, as they sound SO much better than the old Atriums, especially upper bass thru mids, and the size is perfect. If these have the same build quality as the 45s had, I'm set for a long time. Using a patio-dedicated Marantz 1602 AVR to power the 6s, as opposed to using a Zone on my NAD T787, and ran Audioquest FLX14 speaker wire. Airplay with Apple Lossless files on the patio now really sounds great!

    Pros: Exceptional build quality, good clean sound from upper bass on up, extremely easy to install

    Cons: None

    excellent product

    Written by: Bob M from San Antonio, TX on February 4, 2012

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Gave speakers as a gift for Christmas and installed on patio for outdoor entertainment. Sound quality is excellent and speakers can handle the power to fill a sizeable backyard with music and audio. Own numerous Polk products purchased from Crutchfields and have been very happy with all of their products.

    Pros: Easy to install and adjust for directional coverage, quality parts and construction.

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    What's in the box?

    Download the Polk Audio Atrium6 manual

    • 2 Black all-weather speakers
    • 2 Mounting brackets (installed) Owner's Manual
    • Online Product Registration card
    • Polk Audio brochure

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    Outdoor Speaker
    Driver Technology
    Enclosure Design
    Connections
    Mounting Options

    Outdoor Speaker

    Weatherproof Design: Polk Audio All-Weather Certified, Atrium Series speakers exceed baseline industrial and military specifications for environmental endurance (ASTM D5894-UV Salt Fog, Mil Standard 810 Immersion, Mil-Std 883 Method 1009.8 for salt and corrosion.) Certification means Atrium speakers can effortlessly withstand the outdoors, and hold up in extreme temperatures and precipitation.

    Driver Technology

    Polk Patented Technologies: Patented Dynamic Balance and Klippel Optimization technologies ensure the perfect material performance, eliminating driver and tweeter "artifacts" for more realistic sound reproduction at high and low volume levels.

    • Dynamic Balance: A Polk perfected method of analyzing a speaker's microscopic behavior with laser Interferometry. Polk engineers can tune out unwanted resonance and distortion with the right combination of materials, geometry and construction techniques. This brings you pure, distortion-free sound.
    • Klippel Optimization: By using a state-of-the-art Klippel Distortion Analyzer, Polk engineers were able to optimize the woofer's motor structure, voice coil alignment and suspension bringing you the best possible performance even at extreme listening levels.

    Woofer: Each speaker features a 5 1/4" (13.34cm) long-throw aerated polypropylene cone driver for clean midrange and deep, accurate bass. For a smoother response and improved durability, each woofer uses a butyl rubber surround.

    Tweeter: Each speaker features a 1" (25.4mm) anodized aluminum dome tweeter with rubber surround and neodymium magnet for better power handling and smoother response.

    Enclosure Design

    Rugged Enclosure Design: The durable, mineral-filled polypropylene cabinet design, with molded-in bracing, sounds like a real speaker (not "an outdoor speaker"), and survives years of seasonal changes, for great sound, no matter what the weather. The rugged, mineral-filled polypropylene enclosure features a rustproof aluminum grille, rustproof aluminum bracket, and stainless steel/brass hardware.

    Note: The speakers are available in a black or white finish. The enclosure is also paintable.

    Broad Coverage Baffle Design: The sculpted front, steeply-angled baffle design and rounded enclosure minimize diffraction (sound reflecting off of hard edges) for more open and lifelike imaging.

    Connections

    5-Way Binding Posts: The Atrium 6 has a pair of gold-plated 5-way binding posts that will accept bare wire, pin connectors, spade connectors, and banana plugs (single or dual).

    Mounting Options

    Speed-Locking Mounting System: The included rustproof aluminum brackets allow multiple mounting options and are quick-and-easy to install. The Atrium 6 can be mounted either horizontally or vertically and aimed to deliver the best possible sound in a variety of situations The integrated brackets provide full 180-degree rotation (when mounted vertically or horizontally. The mounting brackets even allow the speaker to be mounted snugly in a corner or under an eve (at a downward 45-degree angle). You can remove the bracket and use the speaker's built-in stability feet, if you simply want to place the speaker on a table or shelf.

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