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Polk Audio DXi690
6"x9" 3-way car speakers
Our take on the Polk Audio DXi690 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 3-way DXi690 speakers feature 6"x9" 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. The 1" silk/polymer dome tweeter brings out the high-frequency highlights in your music, while a 3/4" dome supertweeter adds breathtaking dimension. 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.
Great speakers for the price, can handle every bit of their advertised rms wattage and reproduce the sound accurately and clearly.
What's in the Box:
- Two 6x9 Three-way speakers
- 2 Grilles
- 2 Bottom mount adapter rings
- Eight 1" Self-tapping screws
- 8 Speed clips
- Owner's manual (English/ Spanish/ French/ German/ Italian/ Portuguese)
- Online registration information
- 6"x9" 3-way car speakers (pair)
- polymer/mica composite woofer with butyl rubber surround
- 1" liquid-cooled silk/polymer composite dome tweeter
- 3/4" liquid-cooled silk/polymer composite dome supertweeter
- Neodymium tweeter magnet
- built-in 2-way crossover network
- power range: 10-100 watts RMS (300 watts peak power)
- frequency response: 35-22,000 Hz
- sensitivity: 93 dB
- top-mount depth: 3-3/16"
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Features and Specs
|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)||93|
|Sensitivity at 2.83 volts||N/A|
|Frequency Response||35 - 22k Hz|
|Minimum RMS Wattage||10|
|Maximum RMS Wattage||100|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||300|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||3 3/16|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||3 5/8|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||0|
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 690 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: The DXi 690s feature a 1" silk/polymer dome tweeter and a 3/4" silk/polymer dome super tweeter for clear, accurate highs. The tweeters employ a light-weight neodymium magnet for higher efficiency.
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For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy Dec 28, 2014 ] Staff
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy Mar 07, 2014 ] Staff