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Polk Audio DXi650
6-1/2" 2-way car speakers — also fit 6-3/4" openings
Our take on the Polk Audio DXi650 by Crutchfield's Jo Greene
Go ahead, circle the parking lot till your favorite song is over. Polk Audio's DXi Series speakers will make you want to hit "repeat" so you can hear it all over again. Polk uses a high-tech approach and ideal materials to give your tunes an exciting new edge.
Precision woofers showcase your music
The DXi650 speakers feature 6-1/2" polymer/mica composite cones that are lightweight and stiff, so they can create a big sound with minimal distortion. Polk analyzes their drivers in motion to ensure that cone movement is even and precise. Polk also uses laser imaging to craft woofer cones that are perfectly balanced to resist distortion-causing resonances.
Silk/polymer dome tweeters broadcast sweet sound
Rest assured, you'll hear every detail of your most enthralling musical moments. Each 3/4" silk/polymer dome tweeter brings out the high-frequency highlights in your music, and a proprietary magnetic liquid cools each tweeter so you'll get clear sound and excellent long-term performance. From an intensely quiet acoustic pluck to the most exhilarating electric solo, it'll be a very entertaining ride.
Purchased these as replacement front speakers in my pickup, Great sound!! I purchased when Crutchfield was having a sale with $25 off the price - got a great deal!! Fit perfect and complement my new Polk rear DXi460p speakers and Pioneer DEH-80 PRS stereo - great setup - well satisfied!!
JBK, Pittsville, Md
What's in the Box:
- Two 6.5"/6.75" Two-way speakers
- 2 Grilles
- Eight 1" Self-tapping screws
- Eight 3/8" Self-tapping screws
- 8 Speed clips
- 2 Spacer/Adapter brackets
- 2 Foam rubber gaskets
- Owner's Manual (English/ Spanish/ French/ German/ Italian/ Portuguese)
- Online registration information
- 6-1/2" 2-way car speakers (pair)
- supplied adapter rings allow for fit into 6-3/4" locations
- polymer/mica composite woofer with butyl rubber surround
- 3/4" pivoting liquid-cooled silk/polymer composite dome tweeter
- Neodymium tweeter magnet
- built-in 2-way crossover network
- power range: 6-60 watts RMS (180 watts peak power)
- frequency response: 35-22,000 Hz
- sensitivity: 92 dB
- top-mount depth: 1-11/16"
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs
|Speaker Size||6 3/4|
|Tweeter Design||0.75" Dome|
|Tweeter Composition||Silk/Polymer composite|
|Woofer Composition||Polymer/Mica composite|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter)||92|
|Sensitivity at 2.83 volts||N/A|
|Frequency Response||35 - 22k Hz|
|Minimum RMS Wattage||6|
|Maximum RMS Wattage||60|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||180|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||2|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||N/A|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||5|
High Efficiency Design: The Polk Audio DXi Series speakers feature a high efficiency design; meaning better sound and more volume using less power.
Dynamic Balance Driver Technology: Dynamic Balance is a proprietary Polk Audio technology using laser imaging to determine what combination of speaker materials create the least resonance. Eliminating resonance in speakers results in a wide, smooth response and low distortion.
Klippel Optimized Components: For a driver to reproduce complex sounds accurately, the cone must move exactly the same distance and manner in both directions. The Klippel distortion analyzer, a device that uses a laser and sophisticated software to do large-scale analysis of drivers in motion, lets Polk optimize the speaker's motor structure, voice coil alignment, and suspension to yield the best possible performance.
Composite Cones: Each Polk DXi 650 speaker features a Dynamic Balance, polymer/mica composite cone woofer. These composite cones feature tremendous stiffness-to mass ratio. Lower mass means faster transients and finer detail.
Rubber Surrounds: For a smoother response and improved durability, the speaker uses rubber surrounds.
Silk Dome Tweeters: Each Polk DXi 650 speaker features a 3/4" silk/polymer dome tweeter for clear, accurate highs. They can be angled slightly within the housing to compensate for off axis mounting. The tweeters also employ a light-weight neodymium magnet for higher efficiency.
Mounting: Out of the box the DXi 650 is a direct replacement for many standard 6-3/4" applications. Two mounting brackets are included with holes matching standard 6-1/2" (3-hole), Ford 6-1/2" (asymmetrical 4-hole), and various 6-3/4" applications. Without using the mounting brackets the speaker also fits into many standard 6-1/2" openings, but with a four hole pattern is not a direct replacement (new screw holes would need to be drilled; in this instance mounting depth would be 1.986" and mounting height 0.866"; this application does not sort in the Crutchfield Vehicle Selector because using the mounting bracket requires no modification, and is therefore the preferred 6-1/2" mounting method).
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