FAQ

How do Polk’s subwoofer/satellite systems compare to other leading brands?
Polk’s Blackstone® TL satellite systems use a separate tweeter and midrange in each satellite. The tweeter reproduces a clear and detailed high frequency ra...
Wed, 27 Aug, 2014 at 6:48 AM
Polk SurroundBar®3000 Troubleshooting
There's no sound when my SurroundBar®3000 is connected using the optical cable method. Check to make sure the protective rubber caps found on ...
Sat, 4 Oct, 2014 at 11:16 AM
What centre speaker matches with my older Polk speakers?
While Polk speakers have evolved and improved over time, some basic signature Polk sound traits have remained constant. Clear, projected midrange, open, air...
Fri, 14 Feb, 2014 at 1:50 AM
F/X® Wireless Surround Troubleshooting
On my F/X® Wireless surround system, why is the playing volume so high? If you have connected the F/X Wireless transmitter using RCA type cables move th...
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Which in-wall subwoofer is right for me?
First, consider the application. Speakers meant for a less than critical application, such as a bathroom, probably do not need the top of the line. But a qu...
Tue, 20 May, 2014 at 2:51 PM
What type of speaker wire should I use?
We recommend that you get stranded cable that is specifically designed for use with speakers, not just lamp cord or (heaven forbid) telephone wire. Your cho...
Wed, 4 Jun, 2014 at 10:44 PM
Why did my speakers break?
Speakers do not break on their own. Something external has to cause a speaker to break. The system is being played too loud All components have limi...
Tue, 8 Jul, 2014 at 10:10 AM
Does room size have an effect on the sound your subwoofer produces?
Yes. The larger the room, the more air volume there is for the sound system to pressurise. A larger room places greater power requirements on both the main ...
Wed, 4 Sep, 2013 at 5:37 PM
What's the best way to hook up my new powered Subwoofer?
In the majority of situations your surround sound receiver will have a connection, on the rear panel, labeled sub pre-out. You would need to run a single sh...
Tue, 20 May, 2014 at 2:52 PM
Why are my speakers distorting and popping?
First, lets look into what the popping sound actually is. Popping can occur when a speaker is driven too hard or played too loud. It's an excursion kin...
Mon, 15 Sep, 2014 at 5:53 AM