Polk Audio has introduced the Monitor XT Sequence, a variety of audio system licensed for Hello-Res Audio and Dolby Atmos.
The Monitor XT Sequence is an evolution of the producer’s Monitor speaker line, with the most recent growth pushing additional by way of sound however nonetheless aiming for a cheap efficiency. In response to Polk, the Monitor XT audio system purpose to “improve the expertise of music, films, TV and sport sound”.
Out there in a wide range of fashions, prospects have the selection to construct a house theatre or hi-fi system that fits their listening area and finances. The Monitor XT Sequence line-up options two floorstanders, slim and full-size centre channels, two bookshelf fashions, a 12-inch powered subwoofer and a peak module for object encompass sound comparable to Atmos.
All Monitor XT Sequence audio system have been timbre-matched to supply constant sound high quality, so it’s straightforward to combine and match fashions to create a speaker set-up.
The Monitor XT loudspeakers characteristic Hello-Res Audio Licensed Terylene dome tweeters which might be stated to faithfully reproduce audio past 40kHz. Excessive frequency efficiency is claimed to supply each a spaciousness and a way of “excessive readability”.
Bass efficiency has been strengthened within the floorstanding fashions, with Polk pairing the Dynamically Balanced woofers with responsive passive radiators. That is together with “meticulously engineered” crossover networks designed to provide “glowing element, lifelike midrange and punchy tonal supply” with ultra-low distortion efficiency.
Contemplating it helps object-based audio, the vary options devoted peak audio system within the MXT90, that are succesful or enjoying Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro 3D content material. They’re greatest suited to be positioned on high of the Monitor XT20, XT60 or XT70 loudspeakers; on a shelf, or wall-mounted.
Packing some beefy basslines is the Monitor XT12 powered subwoofer, housed inside a inflexible low-resonance cupboard. With a 12-inch long-throw, Dynamically Balanced woofer powered by a 100-Watt Class A/B amplifier, it might probably ship bass all the way down to 24Hz.
Sub connections embrace line-level (RCA) and LFE inputs with customers in a position to fine-tune the efficiency with variable crossover, polarity and quantity changes.
The entire Monitor XT fashions are completed in Midnight Black, and can be found to buy from the Polk Audio web site and authorised sellers worldwide.
Polk Audio Monitor XT costs
- XT12 Powered Subwoofer – €329 / £299 / $299 every
- XT15 Bookshelf – €179 / £149 / $149 per pair
- XT20 Bookshelf – €249 / £249 / $249 per pair
- XT30 Centre Channel – €149 / £169 / $149 every
- XT35 Centre Channel (slim) – €279 / £199 / $249 every
- XT60 Tower – €399 / £349 / $398 per pair
- XT70 Tower – €599 / £499 / $598 per pair
- XT90 Peak Channel – €199 / £179 / $149 per pair