Polk Audio Atrium5
All-weather indoor/outdoor speakers (Black)
Our take on the Polk Audio Atrium5 by Crutchfield's Tara W.
Take your favorite music outdoors with the Polk Atrium5 speakers. These small speakers offer premium sound, thanks to 3/4" tweeters and 5" woofers. And the rugged, weatherproof design can withstand full exposure to the elements. That means you'll get years of superb performance, wherever you choose to place them.
Polk's new Speed-Lock system makes mounting the Atrium5s quick and easy. Install the bracket and simply click the speaker into place. Then just aim the sound towards your listening area and tighten down the included thumbscrew.
- all-weather enclosure
- 5" woofer, 3/4" aluminum dome tweeter
- frequency response 60-25,000 Hz
- sensitivity 90 dB
- 8-ohm impedance
- handles up to 100 watts
- includes mounting hardware
- 6-7/8"W x 10-5/16"H x 8-1/8"D
- warranty: 5 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Priced per pair
What's in the Box:
- 2 Black all-weather speakers
- 2 Mounting brackets (installed) Owner's Manual
- Online Product Registration card
- Polk Audio brochure
Installed in my porch ,love the sound quality
victor, Christiansted, VI
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Features and Specs
|Woofer Surround||Butyl rubber|
|Power Range (watts)||10-100|
|Frequency Response||60-20k Hz|
|Connector Type||5-way post|
|Mounting Bracket Included||Yes|
|Parts Warranty||5 Years|
|Labor Warranty||5 Years|
Weatherproof Design: Polk Audio All-Weather Certified, Atrium Series speakers exceed baseline industrial and military specifications for environmental endurance (ASTM D5894-UV Salt Fog, Mil Standard 810 Immersion, Mil-Std 883 Method 1009.8 for salt and corrosion.) Certification means Atrium speakers can effortlessly withstand the outdoors, and hold up in extreme temperatures and precipitation.
Polk Patented Technologies: Patented Dynamic Balance and Klippel Optimization technologies ensure the perfect material performance, eliminating driver and tweeter "artifacts" for more realistic sound reproduction at high and low volume levels.
- Dynamic Balance: A Polk perfected method of analyzing a speaker's microscopic behavior with laser Interferometry. Polk engineers can tune out unwanted resonance and distortion with the right combination of materials, geometry and construction techniques. This brings you pure, distortion-free sound.
- Klippel Optimization: By using a state-of-the-art Klippel Distortion Analyzer, Polk engineers were able to optimize the woofer's motor structure, voice coil alignment and suspension bringing you the best possible performance even at extreme listening levels.
Woofers: Each speaker features a 5" (12.7cm) long-throw mineral-filled polypropylene cone driver for clean midrange and deep, accurate bass. For a smoother response and improved durability, each woofer uses a butyl rubber surround.
Tweeters: Each speaker features a 3/4" (19mm) anodized aluminum dome tweeter with rubber surround and neodymium magnet for better power handling and smoother response.
Rugged Enclosure Design: The durable, mineral-filled polypropylene cabinet design, with molded-in bracing, sounds like a real speaker (not "an outdoor speaker"), and survives years of seasonal changes, for great sound, no matter what the weather. The rugged, mineral-filled polypropylene enclosure features a rustproof aluminum grille, rustproof aluminum bracket, and stainless steel/brass hardware.
Note: The speakers are available in a black or white finish. The enclosure is also paintable.
Broad Coverage Baffle Design: The sculpted front, steeply-angled baffle design and rounded enclosure minimize diffraction (sound reflecting off of hard edges) for more open and lifelike imaging.
5-way Binding Posts: The Atrium 5 has a pair of gold-plated binding posts that will accept bare wire, pin connectors, spade connectors, single- and dual banana plugs.
Speed-Locking Mounting System: The included rustproof aluminum brackets allow multiple mounting options and are quick-and-easy to install. The Atrium 5 can be mounted either horizontally or vertically and aimed to deliver the best possible sound in a variety of situations The integrated brackets provide full 180-degree rotation (when mounted vertically or horizontally. The mounting brackets even allow the speaker to be mounted snugly in a corner or under an eve (at a downward 45-degree angle). You can remove the bracket and use the speaker's built-in stability feet, if you simply want to place the speaker on a table or shelf.
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Product reviews from the Crutchfield Labs
by Tara W.
Learn about Polk's Atrium line of outdoor speakers, and get some recommendations for choosing the right model for your yard.
Why did you buy this?
great sound, great value [ Larry Jun 04, 2018 ]
seemed to be a good value as they were on sale and they could handle the wattage and freq response I was looking for and had a 5 year warrenty [ steven Apr 26, 2018 ]
Previous experience Polk products. [ Lucius Mar 16, 2018 ]
After lots of comparing I determined these would be the best application for my poolside lanai. The open box price helped as well as did my excellent customer service experience previously. You have a loyal customer here. [ Robert Jun 16, 2017 ]
Paul recommended and I know the Polk name brand. [ S Apr 12, 2017 ]
quality outdoor speakers. [ Randolph Mar 29, 2017 ]
I thought these would be a higher quality speaker than the others I had, and were in the price range I wanted. They have been perfect mounted on the side of my shop. [ Dennis Feb 01, 2017 ]
Needed outdoor speakers for covered deck area. These met my requirements and have performed well for 2 years. [ Robert Jan 27, 2017 ]
fits perfectly under my eave and rugged for exterior use. [ Everardo Jan 12, 2017 ]
Need to complete my home theater speaker system. [ Jose Dec 03, 2016 ]
Good speakers [ RICH Aug 01, 2016 ]
I have other Polk speakers and wanted to add some outdoor speakers to my system without spending too much [ WILLIAM L Jul 25, 2016 ]
Polk name, I have several Polk products including a pair of RTA 15's which are 20 years old, still sound great and still look great. I have to really stretch to sound better, but now you guys are carrying Sonus Faber, one of the best speakers I ever heard when paired with powerful tube amps........... [ George May 22, 2016 ]
For our side entertaining [ Derek May 22, 2016 ]
For my outside deck speakers, I want a little extra bass. The Atrium5's should do just that and the sale price helped my decision. Can't wait to hang these on my new house. [ Jack Jul 21, 2018 ]
Buster from Crutchfield recommended it based on our conversation and what I was asking for. [ Rogelio Jul 13, 2018 ]
Replacing a similar pair. [ Stephen Dec 21, 2017 ]
It was a highly recommended speaker for an outdoor location, and it was what the sales rep suggested, that would fit well with my other Polk speakers throughout my house. [ DONALD Nov 22, 2017 ]
Replace existing Polk 55 [ KIMBER Aug 09, 2017 ]
Polk speakers always sound great and these appear to a be a great addition to having music on the patio. [ James Jul 22, 2017 ]
Reviews/rating/price [ Mark Jul 19, 2017 ]
Familiar brand and had very positive reviews. [ Dawn Jun 23, 2017 ]
Because polka are great speakers [ GARTH A May 25, 2017 ]
price and matches system - amp requirements [ JAMES May 19, 2017 ]
reviews of speakers need a pair of speakers for my deck patio [ Edwin Apr 11, 2017 ]
Price and quality they are very good. They sound awesome on my patio ! [ Thomas Mar 15, 2017 ]
Great price point and amazing sound to boot. I listen to these almost every evening and they are holding up well, outdoors. [ Mark Feb 28, 2017 ]
Base on the reviews and Crutchfield expert guided and directed me to these speakers for what my needs were. I told Buzz the Crutchfield expert, what I wanted to do with my outdoor backyard project and with his help and guidance he workout and put together exactly what i needed. [ Gregory Feb 01, 2017 ]
Conrad recommended them and the definitive were too big Conrad's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=74 [ AdamR May 25, 2016 ]
My husband said they were great quality speakers. We also like that they are weather proof because we are going to use them on our covered lanai in Hawaii. [ Susan May 20, 2016 ]
These speakers sound great by my pool. They were easy to install and are very durable. Hooked up to my playstation and using Spotify, I can listen to tunes outside and control it all remotely from my phone. [ MARK A Apr 27, 2016 ]
Spoke with advisor [ Z Mar 09, 2016 ]
3 questions already asked
Polk's an american company. I'd contact them directly. [ Blake Jul 13, 2015 ]
I am sorry but I have not tried to do what you are considering. only used them as the rear speakers on a 5.1 system. [ JA Feb 17, 2014 ]
ron, in two words, you can't. the receiver you're using doesn't have a "zone b" function. sorry i can't help more. [ JAMES T Feb 16, 2014 ]
Sorry - I returned the speakers [ JOHN C Jul 22, 2015 ]
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