Polk Audio MagniFi Mini
Powered home theater sound bar with wireless subwoofer, plus Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth®
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Big sound for smaller spaces
The compact MagniFi Mini system brings spacious sound and clear dialogue to smaller rooms, like a bedroom.
There's one TV in my house that I almost never watch. The picture looks fine, but the sound from its tiny built-in speakers is just pathetic. I've been looking to upgrade with a compact sound bar system, and Polk Audio's MagniFi Mini is a strong contender.
When Polk stopped by recently they demoed their new Signature series speakers and the MagniFi Mini system. They played the 5.1 speaker setup first, and I think we were all expecting a big letdown when they switched to the MagniFi sound bar and sub, but that didn't happen. The MagniFi duo sounded ridiculously big and full for a system of this size and price.
The biggest problem with most TV speakers is distorted, hard-to-hear dialogue. The MagniFi Mini sound bar tackles this issue with Polk's patent-pending VoiceAdjust™ technology. VoiceAdjust lifts the sound of speech so that it's easy to make out, regardless of what you're watching — or how loud. Even soft-spoken dialogue comes through crystal-clear whether you're sitting directly in front of the TV or off to the side. There's even a separate volume control just for voice.
Simple to hook up and use
Hooking up the MagniFi Mini is quick and easy. It connects to your TV with just a single audio cable. Using the included HDMI or optical digital cables lets you take advantage of the bar's built-in Dolby® Digital decoding. You can also choose between three listening modes — Movies, Music, and Sports — to help tailor the sound to what you're watching.
Speaking of connections, the MagniFi Mini also has built-in Bluetooth® and Google Cast (now called Chromecast built-in). You can wirelessly play tunes from your smartphone or tablet through the sound bar's powerful drivers.
A compact, convenient wireless subwoofer
Polk included a sub with a 6-1/2" woofer to deliver satisfying bass for high-energy action scenes and music. It connects to the sound bar wirelessly, which makes it super easy to place in your room — you just need to plug it into a wall outlet for power.
Roon-compatible for serious music lovers
The MagniFi Mini is also compatible with Roon, a subscription digital music player you download to your smartphone, tablet, or computer. It gives you multi-room audio playback for all your Chromecast-compatible devices and more. Roon accesses your digital music collection from your iTunes library or NAS drive. It also works with your TIDAL subscription. Roon lets you do deep dives into your music, showing artist bios, photos, reviews, and lyrics. Roon can also suggest other artists and songs based on your selections, making it easy to discover new music you'll enjoy.
- 2.1-channel system; compact sound bar has 6 built-in speakers
- four 2-1/4" drivers and two 1/2" tweeters
- separate wireless subwoofer with 6-1/2" driver
- built-in Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, and Google Cast (now called Chromecast built-in) for wireless music streaming from compatible smartphones, tablets, and computers
- works with Google Home voice controller
- gives you voice control over music features and volume
- Polk VoiceAdjust™ technology helps keep dialogue intelligible
- Dolby® Digital decoding
- three listening modes: Movie, Music, and Sports
- universal remote control learns commands from IR remotes for TVs, satellite receivers, and cable boxes
- remote has master volume control, plus separate volume buttons for "bass" and "voice"
- HDMI input (6-1/2-ft. cable included)
- Toslink optical digital audio input (6-ft. cable included)
- 3.5mm stereo minijack input (6-ft. cable included)
- Ethernet port for a wired connection to a home network
- USB port for firmware updates
- system frequency response 40-24,000 Hz
- sound bar: 13-7/16"W x 3-1/8"H x 5-1/16"D
- subwoofer: 7-7/16"W x 14-9/16"H x 14-15/16"D
- warranty: 2 years (speakers), 1 year (electronics)
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- Active soundbar speaker
- Wireless powered sub
- AC power adapter (attached 58" DC cord)
- 59" AC power cord
- 70" AC power cord
- Remote control
- 2 "AAA" batteries
- 6.5" HDMI cable
- 6' Optical digital cable
- 6' Stereo minijack cable
- Quick Start Guide
- TV Remote Programming Supplemental Guide
- Important Product Information
- Online Registration Card
This sound bar is well worth the price and performs much better than expected. It also does more than I anticipated.
Patrick, Phoenix, AZ
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Features and Specs
|Pieces in System||2|
|Surround Sound Decoding||5.1-channel|
|Auto Volume||Night Mode|
|4K Video Compatible||No|
|HDR Video Compatible||No|
|Audio Return Channel||Yes|
|Remote IR Passthrough||No|
|Works with TV Remote (IR)||Yes|
|Control by App||Google Home (iOS/Android)|
|Mounting Bracket Included||No|
|Surface Mount Stand Included||---|
|Speaker Parts Warranty||2 Years|
|Speaker Labor Warranty||2 Years|
|Amplifier Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Amplifier Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|System Frequency Response||40-24k Hz|
|Sound Bar RMS Power||Not given|
|Subwoofer RMS Power||Not given|
|Inputs and Outputs|
|Mini Stereo Audio Inputs||1|
|RCA Stereo Audio Inputs||None|
|Optical Digital Audio Inputs||1|
|Coaxial Digital Audio Inputs||None|
|Sound Bar (inches)||3-1/8H x 13-1/2W x 5-1/16D|
|Sound Bar Weight||Not Given|
|Subwoofer (inches)||14-9/16H x 7-1/2W x 14-15/16D|
|Subwoofer Weight||Not Given|
Ultra-Compact Soundbar: The Polk MagniFi Mini's soundbar features an ultra-compact design that fits tight spaces and still delivers big, room-filling sound. The soundbar speaker is equipped with a six speaker array which consists of two 0.5" tweeters and four 2.25" midrange drivers, all powered by a built-in amplifier.
Wireless Powered Sub: The included wireless powered subwoofer reproduces deep bass impact that you can feel from your movie and music soundtracks. It houses a down-firing 6.5" woofer, down-firing bass port, and a built-in amplifier. You can independently adjust the wireless powered sub's bass level from the rest of the system's overall volume level.
Proprietary Polk Technologies: Featuring Polk's patented SDA surround sound and Voice Adjust technologies, the MagniFi Mini soundbar speaker system produces an immersive 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 our ears to produce a wide sound stage without the need for rear mounted speakers. Thanks to SDA surround technology, the Polk MagniFi Mini requires no special room characteristics and can deliver a room-filling surround experience in nearly any location in almost any type of room.
- Voice Adjust: Voice Adjust technology dramatically increases vocal clarity and volume level for crystal clear dialog no matter what you're watching. You can customize the voice levels in the soundbar however you prefer to reproduce clear, crisp dialog and never miss a single word of your favorite movie, TV show, or sporting event.
Dolby Digital: The Polk MagniFi Mini soundbar and sub system will decode Dolby Digital 5.1ch audio through its HDMI and Optical digital. 2ch PCM audio is also supported through HDMI, Optical, and stereo minijack.
Optimized EQ Presets: One button preset EQ settings for Movies, Music, Sports, and Night optimize the soundbar and subwoofer to ensure you get the clearest dialog, big surround sound and deep bass for the best audio and home theater experience regardless of what you are watching or if you are watching late at night.
- Movie: Enhances audio reproduction in TV and movies.
- Music: Enhances audio whenever you're listening to music, watching music videos, or enjoying a concert on TV.
- Sports: Enhances audio whenever you are watching sporting events, news, and talk shows.
- Night: Reduces bass and volume dynamic while improving voice intelligibility for low-volume listening.
HDMI ARC Out: The Polk MagniFi Mini is equipped with one HDMI ARC output to connect the soundbar to your TV's HDMI ARC input. The HDMI ARC output allows audio from your TV to be sent through the soundbar system. The HDMI ARC output supports Dolby Digital 5.1ch & 2ch PCM.
Note: Many televisions will only pass 2ch PCM through the ARC-enabled HDMI input from devices connected to the TV via HDMI or analog.
Digital & Analog Audio Inputs: In addition to HDMI connectivity, the Polk Audio MagniFi Mini soundbar system provides a digital (optical) input and analog minijack (3.5mm) input for connectivity to your TV our other source components. You should make sure to turn your TV speakers off or set to "0".
- Optical Digital Input: The soundbar features a single optical (toslink) digital input to connect your flat-panel TV. The optical input can decode and reproduce Dolby Digital 5.1 program material. The soundbar's digital input also supports 2-channel PCM.
- Stereo Minijack Input: The soundbar is equipped with an 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, you will need a stereo minijack-to-RCA adapter cable (sold separately).
Note: The digital optical output terminals of many 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 Blu-ray/DVD player or satellite/cable box).
Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The Polk Audio MagniFi Mini soundbar system supports Bluetooth A2DP which allows you to wirelessly stream audio from your Bluetooth-enabled Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Windows Phone/PC, Mac laptop/computer and more. You'll be able to stream stored music or music apps from your Bluetooth-enabled device to the soundbar speaker system. You will continue to use your Bluetooth-enable mobile device for music navigation and to view song/artist information.
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 MagniFi Mini soundbar speaker system.
Network Connection: The Polk Audio MagniFi Mini offers built-in WiFi (802.11 b/g/n; 2.4GHz) and features a rear-panel Ethernet (RJ-45) jack for a wireless or wired connection to your home's network router. By connecting to your home's network, the MagniFi Mini will support Google Cast Audio, so you can wirelessly stream many of your favorite music apps from your Android smartphone/tablet, Apple iOS device, Mac computer, or Windows PC to the soundbar speaker system.
Chromecast Built-In: Chromecast built-in lets you cast many of your favorite music apps from your from your Android (OS 4.0+) or Apple iOS (8.0+) device, Mac computer, Windows PC, or Chromebook to the MagniFi Mini soundbar speaker system. Chromecast built-in certified apps include Tidal, Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, GooglePlay Music, YouTube Music, & iHeart Radio (click here for a complete list of compatible apps - subscription fees may apply). Chromecast built-in streams your music directly from the cloud instead of from your smartphone or tablet, so you don't lose any sound quality. Additional Chromecast built-in features include -
- Simple-to-Use: Chromecast built-in allows you to search, browse, play, skip, and turn up the volume directly from the music apps you know and love on your compatible phone, tablet or laptop. While you cast your music, you can still use your smartphone to answer a phone call, play a game, send a text, and even leave the room, all without interrupting what's playing on the receiver's speaker system or draining your battery. Friends and family can even use their own Chromecast Built-in compatible phone or tablet to cast music to your system by connecting to your home's WiFi network.
- Google Home: Multiple Chromecast built-in speakers can be added to the same WiFi network to form a multiroom audio system using the Google Home app. Using the Google Home app (for Apple iOS 9.1+ and Android OS 4.0.3+), you can sync multiple speakers with Chromecast built-in in multiple rooms of your home to play the same song throughout your house at the same time. Only Chromecast built-in compatible music apps are supported.
- Voice Control (Optional): Purchase the Google Home Wireless Speaker (sold separately) or other Google Home Assistant compatible speaker (see Accessories tab) and gain voice control of compatible Chromecast built-in music apps. You'll be able to access a specific music app and then select a specific station or song using only your voice. You'll also have voice control over Play, Pause, Skip, & Volume. The MagniFi Mini & the Google Home Assistant device must be connected to the same wireless (WiFi) network.
Remote Control: The included IR remote control provides wireless operation of the system. You can also program the MagniFi Mini soundbar speaker system to respond to your TV's IR remote (basic functions only - Power/Input/Volume/Mute). In addition, there are controls on the top-panel of the soundbar speaker.
Note: Many newer TVs are coming with RF remotes and don't offer IR functionality. In this case, you would not be able to program the soundbar and TV remote to work together.
Mounting Options: The soundbar speaker should be centered under or above your flat-panel TV screen. The lightweight easy-to-mount single speaker can simply be placed on a tabletop, stand, or shelf. It can sit on a flat surface because of its integrated rubber feet that enable it to rest securely. The powered subwoofer receives its signal from the soundbar wirelessly, so it can be placed virtually anywhere in the room (up to 30' from soundbar). It only requires plugging into an AC outlet.
Note: The soundbar speaker is not wall-mountable.
Power Requirements: Both the soundbar speaker and wireless powered sub will require an AC power outlet.
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We're impressed with how huge of a sound the Polk MagniFi Mini sound bar produces. It may be small, but with its wireless sub it's an instant home theater upgrade.
Why did you buy this?
Space considerations [ William Oct 21, 2018 ]
two reasons: first and foremost the two features I needed for my bedroom usage are auto sound and voice enhancement, Secondly the footprint will work. [ brian Sep 21, 2018 ]
Polk Audio MagniFI Mini Home Theater Sound Bar System reviewed by Crutchfield Catalog. Thanks! [ KHANH Aug 21, 2018 ]
Just the right size to fit between my Samsung smart TV. TV foot stand doesn't allow for normal sound bar. Wanted sonos playbar but TV footprint will not allow it. This bar should fit just fine. [ Gene Aug 14, 2018 ]
I've owned Polk speakers in the past and they always offer great value for the money. I trust them more than anyone else in the mid-fi space. [ PATRICK May 12, 2018 ]
Reserched all products and beleived this sound bar was best for my room [ MORTON May 11, 2018 ]
Polk Audio quality 4K HDMI Google Cast Wireless subwoofer price [ Gary May 01, 2018 ]
Well for one reason Polk is a solid company and I have there surround speakers since the mid 1990s and still working very good [ FRANK N Mar 22, 2018 ]
fit inside shelves [ Jonathan Jan 31, 2018 ]
Best reviews, size great for my space. [ Gary Jan 09, 2018 ]
Compact size, Polk quality, positive reviews, sale price. [ Steven Jan 06, 2018 ]
my son bought this product, so i know it sounds great! [ LOUIS M. Jan 01, 2018 ]
Never had problems with polk audio. [ Ismael Dec 26, 2017 ]
WiFi enabled, small footprint and BIG Polk sound. Help from advisors was spot on (as usual). Thanks for another positive Crutchfield experience. [ JOHN B Dec 22, 2017 ]
Reviews and size. [ BILL Dec 20, 2017 ]
size & Polk reputation [ Larry Nov 27, 2017 ]
space concerns and quality [ jeanette Nov 26, 2017 ]
price and connectivity options [ H Nov 26, 2017 ]
The MagniFi Mini advertises that the sound can be tuned to make voice dialog more clearly audible above the background sounds & music . I'm hoping it is true and works for these old ears of mine :) [ RICHARD Nov 26, 2017 ]
Polk brand, chrome cast, innovative features [ Oleg Nov 26, 2017 ]
the sound is good, plus 100 off. [ herbert Nov 25, 2017 ]
Awesome sound, tiny package, adjustable dialogue, fantastic price! [ Garrett Nov 24, 2017 ]
I needed something compact with better sound for the basement. Laptop speakers are awful and I'm tired of putting on my headset all the time. [ Tony Nov 23, 2017 ]
Good reviews and the discounted price. [ CHRISTOPHER S Nov 20, 2017 ]
Great reviews and great price [ K Nov 18, 2017 ]
I ordered for a gift to someone needing better sound in small den. I heard this at best buy and bought it then returned it to purchase it from Crutchfield on sale. It sounds great for a small unit and is packed with the latest technology. [ James Nov 16, 2017 ]
Amazing sound for such a small system! [ Melody Oct 25, 2017 ]
I had questions and was looking for advice. I emailed these questions that were a concern to me and I received a response very quickly. Archer was the advisor and he addressed my needs thus with his recommendation I am purchasing this product. Thanks for the great support! [ Gene Oct 09, 2017 ]
Super small, need it for a bedroom dresser with tv on top. [ Adrian Sep 27, 2017 ]
Reviews and voice clarity [ DAVID Sep 04, 2017 ]
We have a dear friend who consistently shares her favorite wares and her birthday is coming up. Since she recently upgraded her TV and is an avid SF Giants fan, who perpetually has the game going, we figured we show a little bit of our appreciation for her selflessness and give her a serious upgrade to her home audio. After extensive research and multiple live comparisons, we agree this is the absolute best option for both her space and the strongest value on the market. She's gonna love it! [ Aarron Aug 31, 2017 ]
I have limited space which the size of this unit fits. I looked at several and like the sound quality compared to others. [ Donald Jul 21, 2017 ]
Looking for sound bar for outside TV with small footprint to fit on my mobile TV stand. Also needed HDMI ARC connection which this has. Great reviews on sound and functionality [ Gary Jul 12, 2017 ]
Great reviews from the internet and sales rep's recommendation. [ Rajiv Jun 15, 2017 ]
I need a sound bar and this one has great internet reviews. I own other Polk audio speakers and I like the brand. In addition, Crutchfield offers free shipping and a great price on the item. I have bought from the store before and it has always been a good experience!! [ NESTOR M May 26, 2017 ]
I needed a small Sound bar for a Limited space and had trouble hearing the TV. Polk had a great name in Sound so thought I would give this one a try. [ John May 26, 2017 ]
price and Polk label [ Michael May 23, 2017 ]
Perfect size for the bedroom TV [ DAVID May 14, 2017 ]
The only soundbar small enough to fit in the available space in the master bedroom. [ Randal May 02, 2017 ]
bot one in florida works well needed one for my PA house [ william May 01, 2017 ]
It is the right size for the room I will use it in and for the space it will be placed. It had very favorable reviews from customers. It had the features I wanted in this type of audio equipment. The price was reasonable and in the range that I was willing to spend. [ J Apr 02, 2017 ]
Simple and sound quality [ Quoc Mar 24, 2017 ]
Reviews of this product almost universally good. I have a small room needing what this product seems to be perfect for. I could have purchased for less from another on line company however your promise of technical support made me choose this product and your company. [ Michael Mar 17, 2017 ]
I wanted to enhance dialogue frequencies for my dad. [ Anthony Mar 06, 2017 ]
Need something small to fit in corner under tv. This is the best option as far as I can tell. [ Richard Feb 04, 2017 ]
Seems like a great product [ R Feb 02, 2017 ]
Featured in catalog as small home theater set up which is what I needed [ Gabriela Jan 28, 2017 ]
all very positive reviews for this mini system! [ Albert Jan 28, 2017 ]
reviews about it were good and also had a Polk sound bar before and really enjoyed it,have Polk speakers hooked up to an onkyo internet stereo and sound fantastic [ alan Jan 24, 2017 ]
My hearing is declining so I turn the TV up to hear the dialogue. Polk has soundbars that allow the volume on the center channel to be increased separately to make the dialogue stand out over the background music and noise. I tried the Polk Omni SB1+ which is a full length soundbar. It seems to work but my favorite chair isn't centered in the room. The smaller mini can be pointed at my chair to take full advantage of the center channel dialogue. Kristina was a big help in my Mini choice. [ John Jan 24, 2017 ]
Finally I found a soundbar under 20 inches. It's going in a small opening above my bathroom door, just above my 20 in. flatscreen tv. It appears that this soundbar with 6 drivers should really fill the room with sound. The tv sound is really bad. I have a whirlpool tub and when it is on, you just could not hear the tv. now that should not be a problem. [ john Jan 24, 2017 ]
I have a small space where a 40" wide sound bar would be too big, and this unit has WiFi and Bluetooth. [ MICHAEL Jan 21, 2017 ]
Depth of information on website, free shipping, good return policy. [ John Jan 20, 2017 ]
Recommended by Kristina. Because I'm hard of hearing with hearing aids, I need better voice recognition with the new 43 inch Sony I bought from Crutchfield late November 2016. I upgraded from the lower priced Yamaha and Sony sound bars for this TV based on Kristina's comments. She was very knowledgeable and helpful. Such help, continued support and competitive prices are why I is buy from Crutchfield!!!! [ G Jan 07, 2017 ]
I picked this item after careful review to compliment the new Samsung UN55KS9500 curved television I also purchased from Crutchfield a couple of months ago. I have always been quite satisfied with Crutchfield, ther pricing and their products. [ Julius Dec 25, 2016 ]
Perfomance specs and size. [ WILLIAM R Nov 27, 2016 ]
I had my choice down to three, Jane my product support analyst suggested this unit...........we'll see. [ Richard H. Nov 22, 2016 ]
Best overall option compared to other competitions. Excellent price!!! [ EFRAIN Nov 21, 2016 ]
I have had very good experience with Polk audio products. This system meets my demands: is simple (e.g. wireless and minimal), at a very good price point, and (based on reviews) it performs extremely well. I believe I wont be disappointed. [ Juan Nov 20, 2016 ]
7 questions already asked
Nope, it has it's own power and doesn't need the TV to play music [ JUSTIN Mar 14, 2018 ]
Of course not, it can connect by bluetooth. I have connected my phone to the soundbar and it will play music. There was a slight issue in that sometimes the music would drop for a second. But i cannot figure or remember what i did to correct it. But I think it was with my phone and not being right. If you get this problem I will say return it right away. IN any event I basically use it for my TV . LET me tell you the more you turn up the volume the better it sounds. IT does take a few days or hours to break in the speakers. It is a good value for the money. Since price has come down at other vendors. Would I buy again maybe. Only saying since there seems to be different options out there now! The sub woofer is not the loudest my only disappoint. But since I live in a apt. I have to keep the volume low. AGAIN it is a very nice system. Its up to the customer to keep or not. I do like it. [ FRANCIS Mar 14, 2018 ]
Hi Josh. The TV would have to be "on" for the Polk system to work if you are streaming with the TV. It would probably go into sleep mode, but it would still be on. I normaly stream music via Bluetooth using my desktop computer or cell phone. [ EFRAIN Mar 14, 2018 ]
No, unless you're streaming from an app on the TV. [ Justin Mar 13, 2018 ]
No. Music can be streamed directly to the sound bar from a mobile phone, tablet, or computer. [ Craig Mar 13, 2018 ]
No, you can stream from your phone through bluetooth or Chromecast. [ Raul Mar 13, 2018 ]
yes [ Muresan, Oct 02, 2017 ]
The unit will power off when you cut your tv off. [ Julius Oct 02, 2017 ]
Yes, it automatically awakes from sleep mode when the TV is turned on. [ Justin Oct 01, 2017 ]
I would think so.... I am using the system on an older Samsung TV and what a big difference in the sound now! Well worth trying... [ Kent Jun 21, 2017 ]
I don't know the answer. but if the Panasonic TV has a HDMI Imput jack labeled Arc or a Opticl Imput connection it will work. [ Julius Jun 20, 2017 ]
If the TV has external speaker connections, it will work. [ Samuel Jun 20, 2017 ]
I love mine I would like to answer your question but I don't know if your tv will have the port for the wiring my tv is a new Sony [ Larry D Jun 20, 2017 ]
It should. It has an hdmi input, optical input, or aux input. Pros, sounds fantastics. Negatives: Always freaking on when the tv is on. Turn it off, it turns back on in 10 secs. I don't always need it on, so I unplug it. The remote sucks past 5ft and the minimal design on the display is hard to tell what is what. If you need it on all the time then great. Otherwise I would not buy this. (I wished I had returned it to be honest.) [ Justin Jun 20, 2017 ]
Does this TV have an optical digital audio port? If so, Yes, this sound bar will work with this TV. I currently have this hooked up using an optical digital audio cable that was included with the package. [ Dissatisfied Customer Jun 20, 2017 ]
It's a down firing sub. It can be laid down, but not sure what that would do to the frequency response. [ Samuel Apr 03, 2017 ]
Yes it can be and does not cause a problem. At least my did not. I know this product gets high praise. It takes awhile for the sound or speaker to get broken in mine did this. I had slight problem at first with blue tooth seems to go away. IF you are looking for deeper sub or base sound. I say pick a different unit. Like theJBL 450 for around $350 to $500. I still LIKE mine for cost, sizing, sound. It works. Hope this is helpful. [ FRANCIS Apr 02, 2017 ]
No - the sides are curved and the subwoofer would not lay flat on either side. [ Craig Apr 02, 2017 ]
We checked in with Polk on this one - and the remote pictured on the website is the correct remote, and the only remote that has come with the MagniFi Mini. If you received a different remote with your unit, then I would recommend reaching out to Polk about getting the correct one. [ Jeff Feb 23, 2017 ] Staff
Mario. I'm not aware of any hardware changes to this product since launch. It's possible our pictures are from a pre-production model. I'm checking with our web team now. [ Jeff Feb 22, 2017 ] Staff
Bluetooth and ARC are 2 totally different functions. I have my TV connected to the ARC port of the Polk and it works very good! BUT it depends on your TV. [ Raul Feb 13, 2017 ]
Thanks for your question. Crutchfield has a 60 day satisfaction guarantee. The manufacturers warranty is 2 years (speakers), 1 year (electronics). You can find warranty information on the main product page under "Product Highlights". Hope this helps. [ Kenny Dec 28, 2016 ] Staff
I do not have a 4k TV. But I believe it will work with a 4K TV. Since on the back it does have hdmi connection and it does say ARC. So it should work. You should know which is better that this unit is not big on Bass sounding. The subwoofer is lofi. Meaning its working but not loud. If you need a louder sub woofer than find different unit. It does make TV sound better. I have it hooked up to optical cable. OOO ya I went out an bought a after market optical cable that was thicker. My issue was I could have returned it, since when first using it. I found out that cable that came with it was loose. Thus went out and got after market thicker cable and it worked! It did not I would have returned it. Other people complain about different systems. But it works for me. If I read about something better. Then I will sell this on craigs list LOL. But believe the more you read about any system. People find fault with all of them. It's just the way it is. Once I get a 4k TV then maybe a different system. Your other option get a amp, recver, and speakers that will work with bluetooth and 4k. ALSO blue tooth works fine. Hope this helps. I know I went off subject. But! LOL [ FRANCIS Dec 29, 2016 ]
If you want to use HDMI, you only need to make sure that your TV's HDMI ports support ARC (Audio Return Channel). My TV is 2014 and one of the ports is explicitly labeled "HDMI ARC", but I don't know if all TV's make explicit labeling. Read the specs of your TV. If it doesn't have HDMI ARC, then you can still use other cables (example. the optical cable). With this system, using Optical or HDMI is the same in terms of sound quality. In any case, you can always return the system if you buy it with Crutchfield. [ Juan Dec 28, 2016 ]
Yes, I have mine hooked up a 2016 4k television. Samsung UN50KU6300. Wonderful unit! [ Mark Dec 28, 2016 ]
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