Polk Audio Signature S55 - Reviews, Prices, Specs and Alternatives

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Polk Audio Signature S55 - Recommended and relevant!

According to the meta ranking published on 6 August 2022, Polk Audio Signature S55 is currently recommended as a high-quality Speakers. Out of 10 expert opinions queried, Polk Audio Signature S55 received 1 endorsement, from Love and Lavender (19 Apr 2022). .

No experts ranked Polk Audio Signature S55 as 'the best Speakers of August'.

Compared to other most critically acclaimed Floorstanding Speakers, Polk Audio Signature S55 ranks #28 out of 24 in August 2022, - as can be seen from the table below.

Consumer Score
In comparison:
Polk Audio Signature S55 ranks #7 out of 89. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
From Seller:
  • THE REAL AMERICAN Hi-FI SOUND REDEFINED - Includes TWO S55 FLOORSTANDING SPEAKERS and 50 feet of wire cable. Whether you are setting up a new system or upgrading, this set is all you need!
  • Polk's S55 Tower Speaker delivers BIG, RELIABLE SURROUND SOUND. Featuring Dynamic Balance acoustic array, each speaker has two 6.5" drivers and one 1" Terylene tweeter dome producing detailed highs, realistic vocals and pump out louder deeper bass
  • Get more than just STRIKINGLY BOLD, DRAMATIC LOOKS and DYNAMIC HEART-THUMPING SOUND —Polk's PATENTED POWER PORT TECHNOLOGY delivers deeper bass response, minimizing any kind of distortion and giving you rich full-range sound for movies, TV and music
  • DESIGNED TO DELIVER! The iconic rounded edges & detailing are conceptualized from the best acoustic guitars, so its stylish looks are actually well though-through & a performance oriented design. At 42 inches tall, these floor speakers are a must buy!
  • DISTORTION-FREE AUDIO – The 50 feet 14-Gauge speaker cable comes with a plastic jacket around it that helps reduce distortions in sound, thus delivering high-quality audio signals to the source and back
  • BRING POLK'S ULTIMATE SIGNATURE COLLECTION TO YOUR HOME. Create an all-inclusive stereo or surround sound system with this S55 Tower Speaker pair & add a S35 center channel, S20 Bookshelf speaker pair and a subwoofer for a 5.1 or 7.1 home theater system
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
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What Hi-Fi
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Love and Lavender
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The Sound Junky
Music Oomph
KBonet
Music Critic
Lifewire
1
- $439
Klipsch RP-8000F
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4
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2
- $299
Polk Audio Monitor70 Series II
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3
- Check price
Q Acoustics 3050i
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4
7
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9
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4
- $1798
SVS Prime Pinnacle
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August 2022 Awards and Mentions Every month we consolidate opinions of key experts for every product category
Polk Audio Signature S55 did not receive any endorsements this month.
Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [3]

70
Total expert reviews: 3
  • with a score: 1
  • without a score: 2

Score distribution:

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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
Set of 5-Way Binding Posts - Gold-Plated
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
Set of 5-Way Binding Posts - Gold-Plated
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
No
Remote Control Does the speaker come with a remote?
No
Sound Quality
Speaker Design Speaker design is a term used to describe the number drivers in the speaker. Drivers are the cones that actually create sound. These cones come in three types: tweeters, midranges (sometimes called mi ... Show more
Two-Way
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
90 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
32 Hz → 40000 Hz
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
200 Watts
Woofers
Number of Woofers
2 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 Mica Reinforced Polypropylene Drivers
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
No
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
1 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
Dome
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
Terylene High-Res Dome - 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
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
Finish The type of finish describes the material used on the exterior surface of the cabinet. There is no recommended material; it is purely aesthetic and dependent on your tastes and style. The most importa ... Show more
Black washed walnut finish
Dimensions
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Weight

44 lbs
 
General Info
Number of Speakers How many speakers come in the package?
1 Speaker(s)
Additional Details
Additional Features Any other features included.
  • Custom Mid-Range Drivers
  • High-Resolution Audio Performance
  • Exclusive Polk Power Port Deep Bass Technology
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Polk Audio Signature S55 are a very popular option in the middle of the speakers price range. They're in the top 3 bestselling speakers and have dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Klipsch RP-8000F or BIC America PL-980L .

Polk Audio Signature S55 were released in 2016. There are a couple newer speakers on the market. Show newer Speakers

Polk Audio Signature S55 are $51 cheaper than the average speakers ($494).

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