Polk DB+

Some of you might have noticed that we publicly debuted a new line of car/marine/off road audio called DB+. While the name is familiar, this is an entirely new line, redesigned specifically to fit many more vehicles, up the ante on marine grade protection, and of course up the sonic performance.

Thought you might like to check it out.... and even if you are not into car audio, check out the DB+ micro site. It will give you a sense of how we want to treat new products going forward. A bit more information and context.

http://www.polkaudio-dbplus.com

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Michael DiTullo
Chief Design Officer

Comments

  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 7,792
    Nice
    Polk needs a bluetooth bar for UTV's like rangers
    2-channel: Modwright KWI-200 Integrated, Dynaudio C1-II Signatures, Simaudio 780D DAC
    Desktop rig: LSi7, Polk 110sub, Dayens Ampino amp, W4S DAC/pre, Sonos, JRiver
    Gear on standby: Melody 101 tube pre, Modwright LS100, Unison Research Simply Italy Integrated
    Gone to new homes: (Matt Polk's)Threshold Stasis SA12e monoblocks, Pass XA30.5 amp, Usher MD2 speakers, Dynaudio C4 platinum speakers
  • D2LoD2Lo Posts: 352
    We've played with concepts like this internally on the design team. To get the market size large enough we have tried to make it fit more than UTVs, but it is a difficult opportunity to asses, especially when we think about opportunity cost. In general we tend to have a surplus of ideas and concept, so every idea we choose to do equals another 3 or 4 we choose not to do (I wish we could make them all).

    Long story short, its a good idea and I hear you. We have a few other critical projects on the roadmap in home theater and 12v audio as well that we need to get out to the public. After those release it might be a good time to come back to an idea like this.
    Michael DiTullo
    Chief Design Officer
  • JstasJstas Posts: 13,482
    Who is going to be carrying them?

    I would like to lay some ears on them/.
    You're just jealous 'cause the voices don't talk to you!
  • D2LoD2Lo Posts: 352
    Most of the independents who carry the old DB line will be switching over to the DB+ series. Where do you live? I can ask sales who would have them in your area.
    Michael DiTullo
    Chief Design Officer
  • nbrowsernbrowser Posts: 6,534
    I'd love to get my ears on some of Polks mobile offerings myself however....no one up this way carries anything with the exception of a local retailer selling refurb products that aren't set up for auditioning. Ah the joys of living in Canada eh...treated like a third world country sometimes.
    Living room: Samsung UN55KU7000 4K UHD HDR 55 inch TV, Marantz CD6004, Pro-Ject Debut Carbon, Parasound zPhono, Mac Mini, Oppo BDP-93, XBox One S 2Tb, Kenwood DPX792BH car deck for radio purposes, Marantz SR5010 AVR, Parasound HCA-1200II, Front SDA 2 modded with Larrys Rings and RD0-194-1 tweeters, Rear Onkyo SKF-4800 Towers, Center CSiA6, BOOM Tannoy TS2.12 Sub, Audioquest Evergreen interconnects just about everywhere except from AVR to amp, MIT Terminator 4, MIT AVT3 speaker cables with extra terminals covered up Monitor 5 Jr+ in the wings for a center channel.

    Bedroom: Mac Mini, XBox One 500Gb+2TB External, Control Marantz SR6008 powering the top halves of the towers, Dumb amp Harman Kardon HK3490 powering the lower halves of the towers, RTiA7 passively bi-amped, Alpine CDA-9886 car deck for radio purposes, Schiit Asgard 2, Sony MDR-1R.

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  • skrolskrol Posts: 2,587
    Given no mounting constraints, ie mounting depth, which would have the best SQ, the DB or DB+?
    Stan

    Main 2ch:
    Polk LSi15 (DB840 upgrade), Parasound: P/LD-1100, HCA-1000A; Denon: DVD-2910, DRM-800A; Monster HTS3600-MKII, Grado SR-225i

    HT:
    Denon AVR-888, Polk: RTA11TL (RDO198-1, XO and Damping Upgrades), S4, CS250, PSW10, Marantz UD5005, Panasonic TC-P42S60

    Other stuff:
    Denon: DRA-835R, DCD-660, DRM-700A, DRR-780; Polk: S8, Monitor 5A, TSi100; Pioneer: CT-6R, PL-530; Onkyo CP-1046F; Ortofon OM5E, Marantz: PM5004, CD5004, Polk: RM7, Parasound C/PT-600, HCA-800ii
  • cnhcnh Posts: 13,310
    edited October 2016
    My first set of real bookshelves were dB+, lol
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    Currently orbiting Bowie's Blackstar.!

    Polk Lsi-7s, Def Tech 8" sub, HK 3490, HK HD 990 (CDP/DAC), AKG Q701s
    [sig. changed on a monthly basis as I rotate in and out of my stash]
  • skrolskrol Posts: 2,587
    The Model 1010 looks a little big for the doors but, with some mods, I think I can replace the door with the Model 990's. :)
    Stan

    Main 2ch:
    Polk LSi15 (DB840 upgrade), Parasound: P/LD-1100, HCA-1000A; Denon: DVD-2910, DRM-800A; Monster HTS3600-MKII, Grado SR-225i

    HT:
    Denon AVR-888, Polk: RTA11TL (RDO198-1, XO and Damping Upgrades), S4, CS250, PSW10, Marantz UD5005, Panasonic TC-P42S60

    Other stuff:
    Denon: DRA-835R, DCD-660, DRM-700A, DRR-780; Polk: S8, Monitor 5A, TSi100; Pioneer: CT-6R, PL-530; Onkyo CP-1046F; Ortofon OM5E, Marantz: PM5004, CD5004, Polk: RM7, Parasound C/PT-600, HCA-800ii
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