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Center Channel with two 5.25" drivers and one 1" tweeter in Black

Polk Audio CS1MONITORSERIESIIBLACK

Features

  • Cinema Sound - One 5-1/4" Dynamic Balance Woofers and a 1" Tweeter for detailed high frequency response, accurate reproduction and very low distortion
  • Power in the Center - A port on the rear of the speaker provides powerful, deep bass so you can enjoy high impact music that's natural and life-like
  • Reversible Design - Flexibility to position the loudspeaker below ear level. Turn the cabinet upside down and it aims the sound up, at listening level
  • Timbre-matched - Pair with Monitor 60 or 70 Tower Speakers and Monitor 40 Bookshelf Speakers. Combine them all for a surround sound setup.

Quick Specs

  • Type: Speakers
  • Energy Star Rated: No

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Monitor CS1 Series II

Classic Polk Reborn

The name Monitor is special to Polk. The original Monitor Series is the line that made Polk famous with its simple, sturdy construction, clear, accurate sound, powerful bass and superior imaging all at a price that made great sound available to everyone. The reborn Monitor Series is classic Polk: a quality built, affordable line of high-performance loudspeakers for music and home theater. They are highly efficient, so they can be driven easily by unpretentious receivers, and they are voice matched for lifelike surround sound environments. The Monitor Series boasts a stylish look that complements today's flat screen technology, with wood grain finishes and modern black front. Built for speed, sound and value, the Monitor Series is a great introduction to high performance sound.

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Center channel performance

The name Monitor is special to Polk. The original Polk Monitor Series, produced in the mid 1970s, ushered in the modern loudspeaker era by setting the standard for performance and value.

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Designed with usage in mind

Reversible Design - Flexibility to position the loudspeaker below ear level. Turn the cabinet upside down and it aims the sound up, at listening level

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Flexibility to expand and grow your setup

The entire Monitor Series II range is timbre-matched (similarly tuned) so you can pair with Monitor 60 or 70 Tower Speakers and Monitor 40 Bookshelf Speakers for a unified and immersive experience. Combine them all for a surround sound setup.

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Why Polk Audio

The real question is, why anything else? We've always made the best speakers at the best price - that's it.

But for storytelling's sake, let's back it up to 1972 where a group of friends, talented engineers, and music lovers got together with the skillset, the ambition to make the best speakers they could afford, and the attitude to change the establishment. That day, a speaker company was born with a clear vision for quality and a powerful mission for value.

Each and every day since then, all Polk products are the result of tight-knit collaboration, teamwork, and our collective passion to make great sound available to as many people as humanly possible.

A mission like that requires more than engineering expertise. It requires inventive spirit, hard-earned experience, and intuition. It's that intuition-the most magical human ingredient-that bestows Polk products their sonic personality and pride of place in your home. To this day, design, acoustics, engineering (and ingenious, intuitive human magic) all happen under one expansive roof under the guise of democratizing sound. Because we mean it when we say great sound shouldn't be a privilege of the few, it should be accessible and available for all.

Monitor CS1 Series II Classic Polk Reborn

Center channel performance The name Monitor is special to Polk. The original Polk Monitor Series, produced in the mid 1970s, ushered in the modern loudspeaker era by setting the standard for performance and value.

Designed with usage in mind Reversible Design - Flexibility to position the loudspeaker below ear level. Turn the cabinet upside down and it aims the sound up, at listening level

Flexibility to expand and grow your setup The entire Monitor Series II range is timbre-matched (similarly tuned) so you can pair with Monitor 60 or 70 Tower Speakers and Monitor 40 Bookshelf Speakers for a unified and immersive experience. Combine them all for a surround sound setup.

Why Polk Audio The real question is, why anything else" We've always made the best speakers at the best price - that's it.

Features

  • Cinema Sound - One 5-1/4" Dynamic Balance Woofers and a 1" Tweeter for detailed high frequency response, accurate reproduction and very low distortion
  • Power in the Center - A port on the rear of the speaker provides powerful, deep bass so you can enjoy high impact music that's natural and life-like
  • Reversible Design - Flexibility to position the loudspeaker below ear level. Turn the cabinet upside down and it aims the sound up, at listening level
  • Timbre-matched - Pair with Monitor 60 or 70 Tower Speakers and Monitor 40 Bookshelf Speakers. Combine them all for a surround sound setup.
CENTER CHANNEL
Qty Included 1
Height 7" (17.78 cm)
Width 18" (45.72 cm)
Depth 9.625" (24.45 cm)
Weight 13 lbs (5.9 kg)
Front Array Driver Complement (2) 5.25" (13.34 cm) d (Round) Bilaminate, Dynamic Balance - Mid/Woofer
(1) 1" (2.54 cm) d (Round) Cloth Dome - Tweeter
Total Frequency Response 65 Hz 24,000 Hz
Nominal Impedance 8 ohms
Sensitivity (1 watt @ 1 meter) 89 dB
Recommended Amplifier Power Per Channel 20 watts 125 watts
Available Orientations Horizontal

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Speakers

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

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