Polk Audio LSiM 705 - Reviews, Prices, Specs and Alternatives

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Lowest price found: $1499.95 Show listings
Consumer Score
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Polk Audio LSiM 705 ranks #26 out of 82. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
From Seller:
  • SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE TOWER SPEAKER – Features advanced Super Cell Aerated Polypropylene driver material in all drivers—3.25 inches midrange, 5.25 inches midbass as well as dual 5 inches x 7 inches Cassini oval subwoofers
  • SPEAKER WITHIN A SPEAKER – The heart of LSiM floor standing Speaker features Polk's Dynamic Sonic Engine that houses a 3.25 inches midrange driver & a 1 inches ring radiator tweeter, which gives wider dispersion, and more power for smooth effortless bass
  • POLK'S PATENTED POWERPORT TECHNOLOGY – Both woofers have their own dedicated PowerPort that delivers deeper bass response, minimizing any kind of distortion and giving you rich full range sound for movies, TV and music
  • AN UNMATCHED HOME THEATER – Use any mix of bookshelf & floor standing speakers with this center channel or add a pair of 705 towers & 702 F/X surround speakers to create an elegant stereo setup with the LSiM series and get immersed in beautiful, luxurious sound
  • BOLD LOOKS AND EXCEPTIONAL AUDIO ACCURACY; Made of high quality MDF and enclosed in rich, natural furniture grade veneer, this speaker looks stunning and takes forward Polk’s commitment towards making superior audio accessible to everyone
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Wireless Connections
Wireless Connectivity Some floor standing speakers may come with the option to connect to your TV wirelessly or via your Wi-Fi network. The benefit to this set up is the absence of wires, which makes setup simple and clean ... Show more
No
Bluetooth Enabled Speakers with built-in Bluetooth allow you to stream audio content directly from a device (e.g., smartphone, tablet, laptop) on the speakers. This feature behaves just like any other Bluetooth-enabled ... Show more
No
Connections and Controls
Receiver Inputs The type of connectors or terminals on the speaker determine how you connect the speaker to your receiver. There are two main types: spring clips and binding posts. Spring Clips: Spring clips are desi ... Show more
Dual gold-plated binding posts
Banana Plug Compatible Banana plugs are a type of connector for speaker wire. They are often regarded as more beneficial than bare wire, which can fray and degrade over time. Banana plugs allow you to insert the bare wire i ... Show more
No
Inputs Some speakers have other inputs in addition to the binding posts or terminals. This may include HDMI, auxiliary jack, and/or optical inputs. An example of how this may be beneficial is the auxiliary c ... Show more
Dual gold-plated binding posts
Bi Amp/Bi Wire Capable For the more sophisticated listener, you may want to bi-wire or bi-amp your speakers. For bi-wiring: If the speaker has dual binding posts or terminals, you may be able to use two wires to connect to ... Show more
Yes
Remote Control Does the speaker come with a remote?
No
Sound Quality
Sensitivity Measured in decibels, or dB, sensitivity measures a speaker’s ability to convert power to volume. Lower sensitivity speakers require more power from the amplifier to achieve higher volumes. Higher sen ... Show more
88 dB
Frequency Response Range Given as a range in Hertz (Hz), frequency response is a measurement of the range of sound a speaker can reproduce. For reference, the human ear can hear a frequency range of 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz (shorte ... Show more
20Hz - 40kHz
Impedance Impedance is a key electrical measurement, provided in ohms. This number describes the electrical resistance provided by the speaker to the power signal sent by your amplifier. A common analogy used f ... Show more
8 Ohms
Maximum Power Handling Power handling, or peak power, is the highest wattage a speaker can accept from an amplifier before it burns out or becomes damaged. This number is given in watts. It’s recorded by measuring how loud ... Show more
300 Watts
Woofers
Number of Woofers
1 Woofer(s)
Woofer Size A critical element of a floor standing speaker is its woofer. This is the driver responsible for low frequency sounds and bass. It is the biggest driver in size and is usually shaped like a cone. When ... Show more
6.5 inches
Woofer Composition Woofers are built with a variety of materials, such as paper, plastic, polypropylene, Kevlar, or metal. Some are even made with more unique materials like wood. They key to quality in a woofer materia ... Show more
Dynamic Balance driver with super cell aerated polypropylene cone
Powered Subwoofer Some floor standing speakers contain a built-in powered subwoofer as part of the overall speaker design. Typically when you’re building a home theater system, the subwoofer is purchased as a separate ... Show more
Yes
Tweeters
Number of Tweeters
1 Tweeter(s)
Tweeter Size Tweeters produce the highest frequencies in sound, typically anything above 2,000 Hz. Usually located at the top of the speaker, tweeters come in different shapes and sizes. Generally speaking, the si ... Show more
0.98 inches
Tweeter Type For the true audiophile, choosing the right tweeter shape is key to getting the best out of your speaker. Different tweeter styles distribute sound more effectively throughout the room, and because hi ... Show more
Other
Ring
Tweeter Composition In addition to the shape of the tweeter, the material has a big impact on the type of sound emitted. The two most popular materials are metals (aluminum, titanium, beryllium etc.) and soft textiles (s ... Show more
Dynamic Balance enhanced ring radiator tweeter
Physical Features
Enclosure Type The type of enclosure, or cabinet, plays a key role in determining the focus of your sound. Do you prefer accurate bass or loud, “boomy” bass? There are three types of enclosures to consider when purc ... Show more
Bass Reflex
Enclosure Material The material used to make the speaker enclosure, also called baffle, plays a big part in the sound quality of the speaker. The best materials are stiff and resistant to extra vibrations (which would c ... Show more
Other
LSiM Enclosure
Dimensions
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Weight

78 lbs
 
General Info
Number of Speakers How many speakers come in the package?
1 Speaker(s)
Additional Details
Additional Features Any other features included.
  • Enhanced Ring Radiator Tweeter
  • Super Cell Aerated Polypropylene Cone Material
  • Extended Linear Motion (ELM) Voice Coils
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Polk Audio LSiM 705 are a popular option at the top of the price range. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Dali Oberon 5 or Klipsch RF-7 II .

Polk Audio LSiM 705 are $1050.95 more expensive than the average speakers ($449).

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