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Gaming Surroundbar: The Polk Audio N1 surroundbar was designed and
engineered in collaboration with Microsoft and the brains behind the sound
design of best-selling games, like Halo and Forza for an immersive sound from
your Xbox or other brand of gaming system.
Full-Range Sound: The Polk Audio N1 employs four 2.5" full-range
drivers powered by a 60W amplifier and built-in Full Complement Sub Bass Drive technology for dynamic sound
with deep bass response. If you need even more bass, the N1 offers an mono-RCA
subwoofer output to connect a powered sub (sold separately).
Surround Technologies: Combining Polk Audio's proprietary
SDA Surround technology and SRS TruSurround HD, the N1 surroundbar is able to
produce a rich, enveloping listening experience.
- SDA (Stereo Dimensional Array): Polk's patented Stereo
Dimensional Array (SDA) Surround technology is based on fundamental research
into the way our ears process sound and perceive the direction of sounds. It
uses a patented combination of signal processing and acoustical geometry
that complements the spacing between your ears to produce a wide sound stage
without the need for rear mounted speakers. Since the surroundbar works
directly with the hearing mechanism and requires no special room
characteristics, it can deliver a room-filling surround experience in nearly
any location in almost any type of room.
- SRS TruSurround HD: The Polk Audio N1 also incorporates
SRS TruSurround HD for a high quality, feature-rich surround sound
experience from its front-facing speaker configuration. The result is rich
bass, high frequency detail, and clear dialogue.
Audio Immersion Modes: Four Audio Immersion Modes (Halo Warrior, Forza
Racer, Cinema, and Music) enable you to tailor the N1 for maximum
high-performance audio for a more immersive, more thrilling listening
Analog + Digital Connectivity: The Polk Audio N1 surroundbar
provides both analog (3.5mm) and digital (optical/coaxial) connectivity for a
variety of source components.
- Digital Connection (Dolby Digital compatible): The
surroundbar features one optical (toslink) digital input and one coaxial
(RCA) digital input to connect your gaming system. Both
digital inputs can decode and reproduce Dolby Digital 5.1 program material.
The surroundbar's digital inputs also support 2-channel PCM. One 6' optical
cable is included.
- Analog Connections: The surroundbar is also equipped
one analog stereo minijack (3.5mm) input to connect your television (which
may lack an optical digital output). If your TV is equipped with stereo RCA
outputs, a minijack-to-RCA will be required.
Note: The digital optical output terminals of most newer
flat-panel TVs only send an audio signal in 5.1ch when receiving Dolby
Digital/DTS surround sound from the TV's built-in tuner, network connection,
or connected USB device; and will output only 2ch stereo from sources
connected to the TV via HDMI, or RCA (like your Blue-ray/DVD player or
Bluetooth Audio Streaming w/ AptX: The Polk Audio N1
surroundbar supports Bluetooth A2DP which allows you to wirelessly stream audio
from your Bluetooth-enabled Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet,
Blackberry, laptop/computer, etc.. You'll be able to stream stored music or
music apps from your Bluetooth-enabled device to the surroundbar speaker system.
You will continue to your Bluetooth-enable mobile device for music navigation
and to view song/artist information. The N1 also employs AptX audio coding
technology for lossless, CD-quality streaming with compatible AptX-compatible
phones (like some Androids). The N1 surroundbar pairs wirelessly and
effortlessly with Bluetooth enabled devices (up to 8) with a single press of a
button. Once paired, the N1 will automatically re-connect to your device when
within range (up to 33').
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology,
some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or
may not support all features when used with the Polk Audio N1.
Remote Control: The included IR wireless remote control
provides wireless operation of the system. You can also program the N1 to
respond to your TV's remote.
Mounting Options: The N1 surroundbar speaker should be
centered under or above your flat-panel TV screen. The lightweight easy-to-mount
single speaker can be placed on a tabletop or wall-mounted. It can sit on a flat
surface because of its integrated rubber feet that enable it to rest securely.
If your TV is wall-mounted, the surroundbar can be mounted right beneath it
using the speaker's integrated keyhole slots (x2) on the rear-panel. The keyhole
slots are spaced 32" apart.