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					            PSW250

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            PSW450
                       PSW SERIES
       Instruction
           Manual


Owners of RM Series
  Systems: Refer to
     instructions in
   “5 pack” carton


                                                        5601 METRO DRIVE,
                                               BALTIMORE, MARYLAND 21215, USA,
                                               800-377-7655, FAX: 410-764-5266
                                                    http://www.polkaudio.com




                                    RM0299-1
 A WORD FROM MATTHEW POLK                       POLK AUDIO—                                      FEATURES:                                                        GETTING STARTED
 Dear Music Lover,                              A HISTORY OF EXCELLENCE                           • 8"(PSW250), 10"(PSW350) or                                    Please inspect each loudspeaker carefully.
 Thank you for purchasing Polk Audio  ®         Polk Audio was founded in 1972 by Matthew           12" (PSW450) direct radiating                                 Notify your Polk dealer if you notice any dam-
 speakers. Designing and building speakers      Polk and George Klopfer. Their dream was to         subwoofer driver for deep bass,                               age or missing items. Keep the carton and
 is more than just a business for the people    make speakers with the performance of the           smooth response and low distortion.                           packing material. They will do the best job of
 of Polk Audio—it is our passion. We are        world’s best speakers, at reasonable prices.      • Dual bass ports for deep bass and high                        protecting your speakers if they need to be
 all dedicated to your complete satisfaction    They did so by applying scientific principles       acoustic efficiency.                                          transported.
 and delight.                                   to speaker design and by concentrating sole-      • High current 50 watt (PSW250),
                                                ly on the speaker business. That is how Polk        100 watt (PSW350) or
 Your new Polk™ speakers include the latest     became known as “The Speaker Specialists®.”
 loudspeaker technology to assure                                                                   150 watt (PSW350) power amplifier
 outstanding performance and unmatched          Today Polk Audio is still headquartered in        • Subwoofer volume control, variable
 quality. Please take a moment to read          Baltimore, Maryland and is now one of the           crossover control and phase switch allow
 through this manual for information on         world’s largest manufacturers of home and           you to optimize performance to match
 getting the greatest enjoyment from these      car loudspeakers. Polk’s research has yielded       your audio system, room acoustics, and
 fine instruments.                              over 20 patents for advances in loudspeaker         program material.
                                                performance and value. Polk speakers have         •LFE input (PSW350 & PSW450)
 We make a wide variety of main, center, rear   earned the praise of audio experts the world
 channel, powered subwoofer, and accessory      over, as well as dozens of awards for innova-     • Switchable 80Hz high pass or full range
 speakers so you can assemble a complete        tive, high-quality design. Polk Audio speakers      speaker outputs (PSW450)
 and well matched high-performance              are sold in over 50 countries and in audio/       • Auto on-off circuit that automatically
 surround sound system. If you would like       video specialist retail locations throughout        turns your subwoofer on when it senses
 more information on building the Polk system   the U.S.                                            a program signal. When no signal is pre-
 of your dreams, consult your Polk Audio                                                            sent, the circuit mutes the subwoofer.
 dealer or call our Customer Service            Founders Matthew Polk and George Klopfer
 Department in North America call               still work alongside 300 dedicated Polk team
 (800) 377-7655, Monday through Friday,         members to bring you the best speakers you
 9:00am through 6:00pm Eastern time.            can buy.

 Sincerely,


 Matthew S. Polk
 Chairman and Co-Founder


 P.S.: A wealth of information can also be
 found on our award-winning web site:
 www.polkaudio.com.




1 For customer ser vice call 800-377-7655                                                                           F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n v i s i t o u r w e b s i t e a t h t t p : / / w w w. p o l k a u d i o . c o m   2
 SPEAKER PLACEMENT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CONNECTING THE SPEAKERS                           Strip 1/2" of insulation from each of the two
 Due to their compact size, Polk PSW Series                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   TO THE SYSTEM—GENERAL                             conductors on both ends to expose the bare
 subwoofers offer plenty of placement                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         If you elect to use the speaker level inputs,     wire. Twist the exposed wire of each conductor
 options—in an entertainment center, behind                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   use two conductor 16 gauge or thicker speak-      to form two unfrayed strands. Connect two
 furniture or next to a sofa or chair. The sub-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               er wires. If you choose to use the line level     conductors to the receiver or amp (refer to the
 woofer may be placed anywhere in the room,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   inputs, use high quality, shielded RCA type       owner’s manual supplied with your electronics
 but for the greatest possible bass output,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   interconnect cables (see hookup options). See     for assistance with proper hookup). Connect
 place the subwoofer in a corner of the room.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 your Polk dealer for wire recommendations.        the two conductors on the other end of the
 The subwoofer may lay on its side, but plac-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Note that one of the terminals on the rear of     wire to the speaker terminals.
 ing it on its feet or base will yield the best                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the speaker is marked red (+) and the other
 performance (Figure 1). NEVER LAY THE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        black (-). Make certain that you connect the
 SUBWOOFER ON THE AMPLIFIER END—                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              wire from the red (+) terminal of your ampli-
 THIS WILL DAMAGE THE AMPLIFIER.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              fier to the red (+) terminal on your speaker,
 The PSW250, PSW350 AND PSW450 are                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and the wire from the black (-) terminal of
 magnetically shielded and can be placed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the amplifier to the black (-) terminal on your
 close to a television set, if necessary.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     speaker. Most wire has some indication (such
 However, we do not recommend placing your                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    as color coding, ribbing, or writing) on one
 TV set on the subwoofer. The vibration                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       of the two conductors to help maintain con-
 transmitted to the TV set may shorten the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    sistency. If your speakers sound “thin” with
 life of the TV. If you see any color distortion                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              little bass and little to no center image, odds
 in your TV, move the subwoofer a few inches                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  are that one of the speaker wires is connect-
 further from the set.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ed backwards. Double check all connections.




  FIGURE 1


                                                                                                               OK                                                                                                                                                                                                   OK                                            NOT OK                                                                         NOT OK
                                                                                         POWERED SUBWOOFER




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             120 Watts Max.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1 VAC 60Hz
                                                                                                                                                          AVIS: RISQUE DE CHOC ÉLECTRIQUE. NE PAS OUVRIR.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  AMPLIFIER
                        +




                                            +




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 15
             Speaker Level Output
                               L




                                                              L
                                            Speaker Level Input




                                                                                                             CAUTION
                                                                                                                   RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
                           -




                                                        -




                                                                                                                                            DO NOT OPEN




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                AMPLIFICADOR
                 -




                                                -
              R




                                            R
                        +




                                            +




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                AMPLIFICATEUR
                                                                                                                                                                                                            DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING
                                                                                                                                                                                                            TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK,




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 VERSTÄRKER
                                    POWER




                                                                                                                                                                                                            TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              AMPLIFIER
                                                                                                                                                          Input
                                                                                                                                                          Level
                                                                                  AUTO




                                                                                                                                                          Line




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 AMPLIFIER
                                                                            OFF
                                                                  CONTROL




                                                                                                                                     R
                                                                  VOLUME




                                                                                                                                                                                                            WARNING




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              AMPLIFICADOR                                                                                                                     AMPLIFICADOR
                                                                                                                                     L




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              AMPLIFICATEUR                                                                                                                    AMPLIFICATEUR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              VERSTÄRKER                                                                                                                        VERSTÄRKER

                 AMPLIFIER SIDE
             LADO DEL AMPLIFICADOR
               CÔTÉ AMPLIFICATEUR
                VERSTÄRKER SEITE




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 USING PUSH-TAB AND 5-WAY                           HOOK-UP OPTIONS                                                        When using this option, it is necessary to
 BINDING POST CONNECTORS                            OPTION #1                                                              adjust the settings of your electronics as fol-
 Push the plastic tab of one connector to open      This method is preferred for most systems                              lows: Front speakers = large, subwoofer =
 up the hole. Insert the bare wire into the hole,   and for use with the RM6200 and RM6600                                 “OFF” or “NONE”. This may sound incorrect
 and release the plastic tab. Repeat this step      systems (Figure 3).                                                    because you have a subwoofer, but it will
 for the other terminal (Figure 2).                                                                                        yield the best performance. This hookup
                                                    Connect the left and right channel speaker
 The PSW450 uses 5-way binding posts, which                                                                                method enables Pro Logic and Dolby Digital
                                                    output from your electronics to the left and
 operate a little differently. Unscrew the red or                                                                          electronics to direct a full range signal (with
                                                    right speaker level INPUT of the subwoofer.
 black nut several turns until the hole in the                                                                             bass) to the front left and right speakers
                                                    Connect the subwoofer left and right speaker
 shaft appears. Push the bare wire into the hole                                                                           (and therefore to your subwoofer) along
                                                    level OUTPUT to the corresponding left and
 and retighten nut finger tight (Figure 2a).                                                                               with the LFE channel.
                                                    right speakers.
 Make sure that the two bare wire ends do not       If it’s easier, you can connect two sets of
 touch each other. Such an electrical short will    speaker wires from your electronics, running
 cause your receiver or amplifier to turn off or    one set to the subwoofer and the other to the
 malfunction.                                       front speakers.




  FIGURE 2 (PSW250 AND PSW350)




                                                       OPTION #1              FIGURE 3
                                                       PREFERRED
                                                       HOOKUP
                                                       This method is the
                                                       most popular when
                                                       using a receiver or
                                                       amplifier.                             FRONT                                                              FRONT
                                                                                                                               RECEIVER
                                                                                             CHANNEL                                                            CHANNEL
                                                                                                                                      FRONT
                                                                                                                                   - R+ - L +

                                                                                                  - +                                                                -+




                                                                                                                               SPEAKER LEVEL OUTPUT
                                                                                                                             R +         -L -    +
 FIGURE 2A (PSW450 ONLY)




                                                                                                                             R +         -L -    +
                                                                                                                                 SPEAKER LEVEL INPUT
                                                                                                                        R L Line
                                                                                                                              Level
                                                                                                                              Input             PSW




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   HOOK-UP OPTIONS                                                                                HOOK-UP OPTIONS
   OPTION #2                                                                                      OPTION #3
   This method can be used with electronics                                                       This method is for use with electronics featur-
   that include a “SUB OUT” feature (Figure 4,                                                    ing a “PRE OUT” – and may be used as a sec-
   previous page). It is not recommended for                                                      ondary hook up method for use with RM6200
   use with RM6200 or RM6600 Systems.                                                             or RM6600 Systems. Connect the left and right
   Connect a single RCA cable from the “SUB                                                       preamp output from your electronics to the left
   OUT” of your electronics to the LFE input of                                                   and right LINE LEVEL input of the subwoofer.
   the subwoofer. This input bypasses the sub-                                                    This may require use of RCA “Y” cables (not
   woofer’s variable low pass filter and relies on                                                supplied) to hookup both the subwoofer and
   the filter built into your electronics. If your                                                your electronics (PSW250, PSW350, PSW450).
   “SUB OUT” is an unfiltered signal (check your                                                  When using option #3, it is necessary to adjust
   owner’s manual), use either left or right “Line                                                the settings on your electronics as follows:
   Level Input,” to use the low pass crossover in                                                 Front speakers = LARGE Subwoofer = “OFF”
   the subwoofer.                                                                                 or “NO”.

   When using option #2, it is necessary to
   adjust the settings of your electronics as
   follows: Front speakers = large or small
   depending on their output capabilities;
   Subwoofer = “ON”.




                                                                                              OPTION #3              FIGURE 5
                                                                                              PRE OUT
   OPTION #2             FIGURE 4                                                             HOOKUP
   SUB OUT HOOKUP
   PSW350 AND                                                                                 This method is for
   PSW450 ONLY                                                                                use with electonic
                                                                                              components featuring
  This method is for
                                                                                              a pre-out.
  use with electronics                                                                                                             FRONT                      POWER AMPLIFIER                          FRONT
  that include a “sub                                                                                                             CHANNEL                                                             CHANNEL
  out” feature.
                                     FRONT                                           FRONT                                                                 INPUT
                                                            RECEIVER                                                                                                    FRONT
                                    CHANNEL                                         CHANNEL
                                                                                                                                                            L R         R   L
                                                 SUB-OUT       FRONT                                                                                                   - + - +
                                                               R   L                                                                   - +                                                                  -+
                                                              - + - +
                                       - +                                            -+
                                                                                                                                                            PRE-AMP OR RECEIVER
                                                                                                                                                                  PRE-OUT
                                                                                                                                                                    L R
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Y CABLES




                                                                                                                                                                     SPEAKER LEVEL OUTPUT
                                                                                                                                                                       + R -      - L +
                                                            SPEAKER LEVEL OUTPUT
                                                              + R -      - L +
                                     RCA CABLE



                                                                                                                                                                       + R -      - L +             RCA CABLES
                                                                                                                                                                      SPEAKER LEVEL INPUT
                                                                                                                                                               R L Line
                                                              + R -      - L +                                                                                              LFE
                                                              SPEAKER LEVEL INPUT                                                                                   Level
                                                                                                                                                                    Input
                                                     R L Line                LFE
                                                           Level
                                                           Input




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  HOOK-UP OPTIONS                                                          AC POWER CONNECTION                                                  • Phase Switch—Have someone else switch
  OPTION #4                                                                AND AUTO ON/OFF                                                        between the two settings while you sit in
  (PSW450 Only) – Not recommended for use                                  PSW250, PSW350 and PSW450 models sold                                  your favorite listening position. Use music
  with RM6200 and RM6600 systems. The                                      within North America are designed to be con-                           with good bass and a deep male vocal.
  PSW450 offers a “switchable high pass filter”                            nected to 110-120 volt AC outlets.                                     When you hear the best balance of deep
  at 80Hz for those situations where you choose                            Units destined for countries outside of North                          bass and natural lower octaves of the
  to limit the lower bass content directed to                              America that use 220-240 volts are factory                             male voice, you have achieved optimum
  your front left and right speakers. The benefit                          preset for 220-240 volt operation. If you do                           phase tuning.
  can be greater dynamic range from the front                              not know your local supply voltage, consult                        MAINTAINING THE APPEARANCE
  left and right speakers because they are not                             your Polk Audio dealer before connecting the                       OF PSW SERIES SPEAKERS
  being asked to produce any bass frequencies                              amplifier to the supply or to your other hi-fi                     Your new speaker cabinet is made of a rugged
  below 80Hz.                                                              components.                                                        material that can be dusted or cleaned with
                                                                                                                                              a moist cloth. Avoid harsh detergents and
  This hookup would be the same as Option #1,                              AUTO MUTE CIRCUIT
                                                                                                                                              cleaning fluids, they can permanently damage
  but with the switch turned to “80Hz.” See fig-                           The PSW250, PSW350 and PSW450 feature                              your speakers’ finish.
  ure 6. Consult your dealer or Polk Audio cus-                            auto on/off circuitry, marked “auto” on the
  tomer service if you have questions about the                            power switch, that automatically turns your
  use of this feature.                                                     subwoofer on when it senses a program sig-                         TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE
                                                                           nal. When no signal is present, the circuit                        If, after following the hook-up directions, you
                                                                           turns the subwoofer off after a few minutes.                       experience difficulty, please double check all
                                                                           If you are concerned about the brief delay                         wire connections. Make sure that your elec-
                                                                           between when the music starts and when the                         tronic equipment is operating correctly by
                                                                           subwoofer turns on, simply leave your sub-                         hooking up another speaker to the speaker
                                                                           woofer in the “on” position.                                       output. For example, if you are not getting
                                                                                                                                              sound from the left channel speaker, connect
    OPTION #4             FIGURE 6                                         ADJUSTING THE
                                                                           PSW250/PSW350/PSW450
                                                                                                                                              the right channel speaker to the left output. If
    PSW450
    ONLY                                                                                                                                      you still get no sound from that side, the
                                                                            • For RM6600 and RM6200 adjustments                               problem is in your amp, receiver or source
    This method is
    recommended for use                                                       please refer to their owners manuals.                           electronics. Should you isolate the problem to
    with the PSW450.
    See hookup diagram                                                      • Volume—Adjust by ear using a wide vari-                         the speaker, contact the authorized Polk
    for “option #1”:
    Figure 3, page 6.
                                     +                               +        ety of CDs and video sources. Adjust for                        Audio dealer where you made your purchase.
                                                                              deep, powerful bass without “boominess.”                        Authorized Polk Audio dealers are the best
                                                                    SPKR                                                                      source for advice and assistance.
                                                                            • Low Pass—This control adjusts the fre-
                                                                     IN       quency range over which the subwoofer                           Our customer service representatives are
                                     –              80Hz             –        operates. When using smaller main
                                                                              speakers, the upper range of the control
                                                                                                                                              happy to answer your questions and provide
                                                                                                                                              fast, friendly service. In North America call
                                                                              will probably yield the best results. With                      (800) 377-7655, Monday through Friday,
                                                                              larger speakers, the lower end of the con-                      9:00am through 6:00pm Eastern time. Or
                                                                              trol range will probably sound best, but
                                                     FULL                                                                                     you can E-Mail us at our Internet service
                                     –              RANGE
                                                                     –        always let your ear be the final judge. If                      address: polkcs@polkaudio.com.
                                                                              male vocals sound “thin,” turn this control
                                                                    SPKR      up until the voice sounds rich but not
                                                                    OUT       boomy. If male vocals sound too “thick” or
                                     +                               +        “chesty,” turn this control down until the
                                                                              voice sounds natural.


                                         LEFT               RIGHT




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    TROUBLE SHOOTING                                                     SPECIFICATIONS                                    SPECIFICATIONS                                                         SPECIFICATIONS
                                                                         PSW250                                            PSW350                                                                 PSW450
    PROBLEM             Possible Solution
                                                                         Driver Complement:                                Driver Complement:                                                     Driver Complement:
    No Bass             • Check AC plug and green LED on                      1 - 8" (203.2mm) woofer                           1 - 10" (254mm) woofer                                                 1 - 12" (304.8mm) woofer
                          the back; make sure outlet is opera-           Amplifier Power*:                                 Amplifier Power*:                                                      Amplifier Power*:
                          tional                                            FTC Rated Amplifier Power:                        FTC Rated Amplifier Power:                                             FTC Rated Amplifier Power:
                                                                              50 watts continuous into 4ohms @ .03% 30 -        100 watts continuous into 4ohms @ .05% 30 -                            150 watts continuous into 4ohms @ <1% 30 -
                        • Check volume control on subwoofer                   200Hz                                             200Hz                                                                  200Hz
                        • For speaker level wire conections,               Dynamic Power:                                    Dynamic Power:                                                           Dynamic Power:
                                                                             125 watts                                         260 watts                                                                350 watts
                          check (+) on amplifier to (+) on
                                                                         Calculated Maximum Output (in-room):              Calculated Maximum Output (in-room):                                   Calculated Maximum Output (in-room):
                          subwoofer and do the same for                                                                                                                                                113dB
                                                                              105dB                                             110dB
                          (-) to (-)                                                                                                                                                              Enclosure Type:
                                                                         Enclosure Type:                                   Enclosure Type:
                        • Check that RCA line level inputs of                 direct radiating, vented                          direct radiating, vented                                               direct radiating, vented
                          the subwoofer are not wired from               Port Type:                                        Port Type:                                                             Port Type:
                          speaker level outputs of amplifier                  dual, rear firing                                 dual, rear firing                                                      dual, rear firing
                                                                         Overall Frequency Response:                       Overall Frequency Response:                                            Overall Frequency Response:
                                                                              30Hz - 180Hz                                      25Hz - 180Hz                                                           25Hz - 160Hz
    Excessive           • Turn crossover frequency down                  -3dB Limits:                                      -3dB Limits:                                                           -3dB Limits:
    Mid-bass            • Move phase switch to “REV”                          40Hz - 160Hz                                      38Hz - 160Hz                                                           35Hz - 125Hz
                          and compare                                    Crossover Frequency:                              Crossover Frequency:                                                   Crossover Frequency:
                                                                              adjustable 80Hz - 160Hz                           adjustable 60Hz - 160Hz                                                adjustable 60Hz - 125Hz
                                                                         Phase Control:                                    Phase Control:                                                         Phase Control:
    Not                 • Turn volume up on subwoofer                         switch 0º or 180º                                 switch 0º or 180º                                                      switch 0º or 180º
    Enough              • Move subwoofer into corner                     Inputs:                                           Inputs:                                                                Inputs:
    Bass                                                                      speaker and line level                            speaker, LFE and line level                                            speaker, LFE and line level
                        • Move phase switch to “REV”                     Outputs:                                          Outputs:                                                               Outputs:
                          and compare                                         speaker level                                     speaker level                                                          speaker level (switchable 80Hz or full range)
                                                                         Available Finish:                                 Available Finish:                                                      Available Finish:
                                                                              black                                             black                                                                  black
    Hum from            • Secure all wire and line level
                                                                         Dimensions:                                       Dimensions:                                                            Dimensions:
    Subwoofer             connections                                         (includes binding posts & heat sinks)             (includes binding posts & heat sinks)                                  (includes binding posts & heat sinks)
                        • Route all speaker and/or line level                 13"H x 11 1/2"W x 18 1/2"D                        15"H x 13 1/2"W x 18 1/2"D                                             17 1/2"H x 15"W x 19"D
                          connections away from AC wires                      330.2mmH x 292.1mmW x 469.9mmD                    381mmH x 342.9mmW x 469.9mmD                                           444.5mmH x 381mmW x 482.6mmD
                        • Check for bad RCA phono cable                  Shipping Weight:                                  Shipping Weight:                                                       Shipping Weight:
                          (hookup option 2,3,4)                               33lbs • 15kg                                      40lbs • 18.2kg                                                         45lbs • 20.5kg



                                                                                                                                                                                                  *This specification conforms to Federal regula-
                                                                                                                                                                                                   tions regarding amplifier power ratings. For
                                                                                                                                                                                                   purposes of comparison, be certain that all
                                                                                                                                                                                                   power ratings conform to these stringent FTC
                                                                                                                                                                                                   regulations. Power ratings alone connot predict
                                                                                                                                                                                                   actual sound output. For this reason we also
                                                                                                                                                                                                   specify the calculated maximun sound output.




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    POLK AUDIO LIMITED WARRANTY
    Polk Audio, Inc., warrants to the original pur-                      a reasonable time, freight prepaid.
    chaser only that the Amplifier in this Polk                          This warranty does not include service or
    Audio Loudspeaker Product (the “Product”)                            parts to repair damage caused by accident,
    will be free from defects in material and                            disaster, misuse, abuse, negligence, inade-
    workmanship for a period of three (3) years                          quate packing or shipping procedures, com-
    from the date of original retail purchase from                       mercial use, voltage inputs in excess of the
    a Polk Audio Authorized Dealer. Polk Audio,                          rated maximum of the unit, cosmetic appear-
    Inc., further warrants to the original purchas-                      ance of cabinetry not directly attributable
    er only that the Loudspeaker(s) in this                              to defect in materials or workmanship, or
    Polk Audio Product (the “Product”) will be                           service, repair, or modification of the Product
    free from defects in material and workman-                           which has not been authorized or approved
    ship for a period of five (5) years from the                         by Polk Audio. This warranty shall terminate
    date of original retail purchase from a Polk                         if the Serial number on the Product has been
    Audio Authorized Dealer.The original retail                          removed, tampered with or defaced.
    purchaser shall hereinafter be referred to as
    “you.” However, this Warranty will automati-                         This warranty is in lieu of all other expressed
    cally terminate prior to the expiration if you                       Warranties. If this Product is defective in
    sell or otherwise transfer the Product to any                        materials or workmanship as warranted
    other party. The original retail purchaser                           above, your sole remedy shall be repair or
    shall hereinafter be referred to as “you.”                           replacement as provided above. In no event
    To allow Polk Audio to offer the best possible                       will Polk Audio, Inc. be liable to you for any
    warranty service, please fill out the Product                        incidental or consequential damages arising
    Registration Card(s) and send it to the                              out of the use or inability to use the Product,
    Factory, at the address provided on the                              even if Polk Audio, Inc. or a Polk Audio
    Product Cards(s) within ten (10) days of                             Authorized Dealer has been advised of the
    the date of purchase.                                                possibility of such damages, or for any claim
                                                                         by any other party. Some states do not allow
    Defective Products must be shipped, together                         the exclusion or limitation of consequential
    with proof of purchase, prepaid insured to the                       damages, so the above limitation and exclu-
    Polk Audio Authorized Dealer from whom you                           sion may not apply to you.
    purchased the Product, or to the Factory at
    2550 Britannia Boulevard, Suite D, San                               All implied warranties on this Product are
    Diego, California 92154. Products must be                            limited to the duration of this expressed
    shipped in the original shipping container                           Warranty. Some states do not allow limitation
    or its equivalent; in any case the risk of loss                      on how long an implied Warranty lasts, so the
    or damage in transit is to be borne by you.                          above limitations may not apply to you. This
    If upon examination at the Factory or Polk                           Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and
    Audio Authorized Dealer it is determined that                        you also may have other rights which vary
    the unit was defective in materials or work-                         from state to state.
    manship at any time during this Warranty                             This Warranty applies only to Products pur-
    period, Polk Audio or the Polk Audio                                 chased in the United States of America, its
    Authorized Dealer will, at its option, repair or                     possessions, and U.S. and NATO armed forces
    replace this Product at no additional charge,                        exchanges and audio clubs. The Warranty
    except as set forth below. All replaced parts                        terms and conditions applicable to Products
    and Products become the property of Polk                             purchased in other countries are available
    Audio. Products replaced or repaired under                           from the Polk Audio Authorized Distributors
    this warranty will be returned to you, within                        in such countries.


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                  are trademarks of Britannia Investment Corporation used under license by Polk Audio Incorporated.


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