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Our take on the Polk RM6000

by Barry Montgomery
Polk Audio

Why choose a pre-matched speaker system?

Looking for speakers that'll deliver thrilling, edge-of-your-seat surround sound? Choosing a pre-matched speaker system is one way to ensure seamless home theater performance. These systems are made up of speakers that share the same tonal characteristics — that means the sound will stay consistent as it moves from speaker to speaker around your room. Most pre-matched systems come with a subwoofer — a must-have for high-impact bass.

The RM6000 is an affordable introduction to Polk's award-winning RM Series home theater systems. The system includes four 2-way satellites (two for front left/right, two for surround left/right), plus a voice-matched center channel speaker. Each satellite employs a 1/2" silk dome tweeter and a 3" midrange, while the center speaker features the same tweeter with dual midranges. All five speakers are video-shielded, and each includes a built-in keyhole slot for easy wall-mounting. They also accept optional swivel brackets for maximum flexibility.

The powered subwoofer pairs a 50-watt RMS amplifier with a 8" front-firing woofer to provide potent low-frequency response. You'll love the way it adds powerful roar and rumble to your home theater experience — the enhanced bass response also helps bring your favorite music to life. Add it all up, and you'll find that the RM6000 is a great way to fill smaller rooms with spacious home theater sound!

Details:
    Front and surround satellites:
  • video-shielded
  • handle up to 100 watts
  • 5-7/16"H x 3-1/2"W x 4"D


  • Center channel:
  • video-shielded
  • handles up to 100 watts
  • 10"W x 4-1/4"H x 3-13/16"D


  • Subwoofer:
  • 50-watt amp (RMS)
  • phase switch
  • signal-sensing power on/off
  • continuously adjustable frequency crossover: 80-160 Hz
  • line-level inputs
  • speaker-level inputs and outputs
  • 13"H x 11-1/2"W x 14-1/2"D


  • System specifications:
  • frequency response 45-19,000 Hz (-3dB)
  • black finish
  • warranty: 5 years drivers, 3 years amp
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Features and Specs
General
Enclosure
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Bass Reflex
Video Shielded
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Yes
Pieces in System
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6
Color
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Black
Tweeter
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Dome
Midrange size (inches)
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3
Woofer size (inches)
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8
Woofer Composition
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Polymer
Woofer Surround
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Rubber
Impedance (Ohms)
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8
Connector Type
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Spring clip
Mounting Bracket Included
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No
Recommended Stand Height (inches)
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Parts Warranty
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5 Yrs Drivers/3 Yrs Amp
Labor Warranty
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5 Yrs Drivers/3 Yrs Amp
Specifications
RMS Power Range (watts)
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10-100
Subwoofer RMS Power (watts)
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50
Dimensions
Main Speakers (inches)
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5-7/16H x 3-1/2W x 4D
Center Speaker (inches)
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4-1/4H x 10W x 3-7/8D
Surround Speakers (inches)
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5-7/16H x 3-1/2W x 4D
Subwoofer (inches)
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12-3/4H x 11-1/2W x 14-3/8D
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What's in the box?

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  • 4 Black satellite speakers
  • 1 Black center channel speaker
  • 1 Black powered subwoofer
  • 20 Self-adhesive rubber feet
  • Owner's Manual
  • Online registration sheet
  • Product Registration Card

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Satellite Speakers
Center Speaker
Subwoofer
Specifications
Warranty Note

Components: The system consists of four identical black satellite speakers, a black center channel speaker, and a black powered subwoofer. All speakers are perfectly voice matched and all are magnetically shielded.

Satellite Speakers

Features:

  • Enclosures: injection-molded polymer cabinets minimize enclosure resonance for crisp, clean sound
  • Video-shielded: each satellite speaker is video-shielded, allowing them to be placed near a TV without distorting the TV picture
  • Midranges: each satellite has a 3" polymer cone midrange
  • Tweeters: each satellite features a 1/2" silk dome tweeter for smooth, clear highs
  • Connections: the spring terminals on the back of each satellite will accept bare wire or pin connectors
  • Dimensions: W=3.503", H=5.399", D=3.998"

Wall Mounting: There is a 1/4-20 female thread on the rear of each satellite speaker, allowing them to be used with optional wall brackets. Additionally, the speakers have a built-in keyhole slot for wall mounting.

Center Speaker

Features:

  • Enclosure: an injection-molded polymer cabinet minimize enclosure resonance for crisp, clean sound
  • Video-shielded: the center speaker is video-shielded, allowing it to be placed near a TV without distorting the TV picture
  • Midranges: the center speaker has two 3" polymer cone midranges
  • Tweeter: the center speaker features a 1/2" silk dome tweeter for smooth, clear highs
  • Connections: the spring terminals on the back of the center speaker will accept bare wire or pin connectors
  • Dimensions: W=9.957", H=4.222", D=3.931"

Wall Mounting: There is a 1/4-20 female thread on the rear of the center speaker, which will accept an optional wall bracket. Additionally, the speakers have two built-in keyhole slots for wall mounting.

Subwoofer

Features:

  • 8" front-firing subwoofer
  • Surround: a rubber surround is used by the woofer, resulting in a smoother response and improved durability
  • Port: the subwoofer has a rear-firing port
  • Amplifier: the subwoofer is powered by a 50-watt RMS amplifier
  • Auto On/Off: the Auto on/off circuit automatically turns the subwoofer on when it senses a program signal and turns the amplifier off after approximately 15 minutes without a signal
  • Video-shielded: the subwoofer is video-shielded and can be safely placed near your television
  • Frequency Response: 45Hz-180Hz
  • Dimensions: W=11.447", H=12.75", D=14.375"

Rear Panel Controls and Inputs/Outputs:

  • Volume: rotary subwoofer level control
  • Low-pass Crossover: continuously variable crossover adjustable from 80-160Hz
  • Power Switch: three position switch that allows you to select On, Auto, or Off
  • Phase Switch: allows you to select normal or reverse for best bass
  • Power LED: the LED glows RED when the unit is off and GREEN when it is on. There is no way to defeat this circuitry.
  • Speaker Level Input/Output: spring clip connections for front speaker-level input and output
  • Line In: gold-plated RCA stereo preamp-level input

Specifications

  • Overall System Frequency Response: 32Hz-22kHz
  • -3dB System Frequency Response: 45Hz-19kHz
  • Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms
  • Recommended Amplifier Power: 10-100 watts RMS
  • Sensitivity: 89 dB

Warranty Note

Warranty Note: The warranty on the amplifier is 3 years parts and labor. The warranty on the speakers, including the subwoofer driver, is 5 years parts and labor.

 
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