Our Product Research Team
At Crutchfield, you'll get detailed, accurate information that's hard to find elsewhere.
That's because we have our own in-house Product Research team — they open the box,
verify contents, check the owner's manual, and record dimensions, features and specs.
We stay on top of new products and technologies to help people make informed choices.
Dynamic Balance: Dynamic Balance is a proprietary Polk Audio technology using laser imaging to
determine what combination of speaker materials create the least amount of
resonance. Eliminating resonance in speakers results in a wide, smooth response
and low distortion.
Woofer Cones: Each speaker
features a Dynamic Balance polymer/mica composite mineral-filled cone. The cones
are stiff and lightweight for big sound and low distortion.
a smoother response and improved durability, the woofers use butyl rubber
Kapton Voice Coil Former: The
low-mass two-layer 25mm Kapton Voice Coil former is lightweight for high sound output. Kapton's
high melting temperature (725°F)
ensures high power handling and longer reliability.
Silk/Polymer Composite Tweeters:
The 3/4" liquid-cooled, silk/polymer composite tweeters provide clear,
detailed highs. The tweeters use neodymium magnets.
Pivoting Tweeter: The tweeter
pivots, allowing you to aim it toward your listening position for better
2-way Crossover Network: The
built-in 2-way crossover network sends the appropriate frequencies to each
driver for cleaner sound and better imaging.
Flat Spider: The speaker
utilizes a flat spider for faster, longer excursion linear motion.
Pole Plate Heat Sink: The
speaker's pole plate heat sink promotes better heat dissipation for superior
power handling and reliability.
Woven Leads: The speaker
features flexible woven leads sewn directly into the spider for greater
Basket: The speaker is housed
in a solid, acoustically inert stamped steel basket finished in rustproof gun
Grilles: Strong ABS plastic
grilles are included. These computer optimized grilles are based on exclusive