MC Series: The Polk Audio MC Series in-wall/in-ceiling
loudspeakers offer great built-in sound for multi-room listening. The MC Series
features Dynamic Balance driver technology, an aimable tweeter, and polymer cone
woofers, which ensures your music always sounds crisp and clear. The MC Series
also uses infinite baffle tuning for excellent bass response, so you can install
them in virtually any kind of wall.
Dynamic Balance Technology: Laser imaging technology allows
Polk Audio engineers to see the entire vibrating surface of a driver and tweeter;
they can actually see the resonance develop on the speaker cones-resonance that
is the root cause of loudspeaker distortion. Being able to see the resonance
develop, they then determine the Dynamic Balance of high-tech materials, geometry
and construction that together effectively tune out the offending resonance.
Exclusive Dynamic Balance Composite Material Technology delivers sound that is
effortlessly clean and clear, even at lifelike volume levels.
Woofer: The Polk Audio MC85 in-wall speaker features a
8.0" Dynamic Balance Polymer Composite Cone for smooth wide-range response
with low distortion. The polymer composite cone provides excellent damping and
bass response while resisting deterioration. For a smoother response and improved
durability, each woofer uses a rubber surround.
Tweeter: The MC85 in-wall speaker uses a 3/4" aimable
silk dome tweeter with neodymium magnet for clear, detailed highs and excellent
imaging even for off-axis listening positions. Aiming the tweeter toward your
listening position improves imaging and detail.
Infinite Baffle Tuning: Infinite Baffle Tuning uses the
virtual enclosure of in-wall/in-ceiling space for superior bass response.
Moisture-resistant: Durable, moisture-resistant materials
allow you to install the speakers in bathrooms, kitchens, even under the eaves
of an enclosed porch. (The speaker is not recommended for exposed outdoor use.)
Timbre-matched: The MC Series speakers are timbre matched to
Polk Audio's freestanding speakers, such as the Polk Monitor, TSi, and OWM series;
just in case you need in-wall/in-ceiling surround speakers to match your freestanding
Installation: Each speaker requires a cutout of 8.75" (W)
x 12.75" (H), with a depth of 3.3125" behind the drywall. Each speaker
frame has a width of 10" and a height of 14.3125". Once the holes are
cut, each speaker is placed in the opening and the Rotating Cams are tightened,
allowing you to secure each speaker to the drywall without any extra assembly.
The cam extends 1.25" deep from the mounting surface of the speaker and will
accommodate a drywall thickness up to 1.25". When the cams are rotated, each
extends 0.8125" beyond the 8.75" cutout width. If you will not be mounting
these speakers in drywall, make sure the wall or ceiling material can safely support
the weight of the speakers before installation; each speaker weighs approximately
Paintable: The grille and flange can be painted, allowing
these speakers to match any decor.
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