Polk Signature Series Official Discussion

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  • mdaudioguymdaudioguy Posts: 5,081
    D2Lo wrote: »
    They will be available to all Pro Source dealers exclusively.

    What is a Pro Source dealer and how does anyone locate one? Polk also used to list Custom Installers on the website. Now, when I search on my zip, the 10 closest dealer locations to me are Best Buy and The Home Depot?


    The Home Depot didn't have the Signature series in any finish. :p
  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,006
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    D2Lo wrote: »
    They will be available to all Pro Source dealers exclusively.

    Thanks for the info, at least I know we can go to @dskip for walnut

    Bummer DSkip is not in CA.

    I liked the walnut and the way it blends well with the rest of the speaker. Awesome speaker and WAF should be high on these.

    errr now I have to wait for walnut.
    When I was a kid my parents told me to turn it down. Now I'm an adult and my kids tell me to turn it down.

    Family Room:
    Samsung UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
    Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,506
    mrloren wrote: »
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    D2Lo wrote: »
    They will be available to all Pro Source dealers exclusively.

    Thanks for the info, at least I know we can go to @dskip for walnut

    Bummer DSkip is not in CA.

    I liked the walnut and the way it blends well with the rest of the speaker. Awesome speaker and WAF should be high on these.

    errr now I have to wait for walnut.

    I know dskip has regional shipping available

    2-channel: Modwright KWI-200 Integrated, Dynaudio C1-II Signatures
    Desktop rig: LSi7, Polk 110sub, Dayens Ampino amp, W4S DAC/pre, Sonos, JRiver
    Gear on standby: Melody 101 tube pre, 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, Modwright LS100 (voltz), Simaudio 780D DAC
  • stangman67stangman67 Posts: 1,207
    I may be in the minority, but I love the look of the walnut/gray combo. Need to try to get my eyes on an actual set sometime.
    2 Channel - Major reduction complete

    KEF LS50W I Rega P6 w/ Ania MC I Rega Fono MC I Audience Ohno ICs


  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,006
    edited January 2017
    stangman67 wrote: »
    I may be in the minority, but I love the look of the walnut/gray combo. Need to try to get my eyes on an actual set sometime.

    I saw them in person today, Oh man sweet! If Polk could have sold them to me I would have busted out the Visa and taken the wrath from the wife. Trust me they look 10X better in person.

    For a matching stain it would be Old Masters dark walnut.
    When I was a kid my parents told me to turn it down. Now I'm an adult and my kids tell me to turn it down.

    Family Room:
    Samsung UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
    Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 15,972
    That's a nice match with your floors. Nice setup man.
  • D2LoD2Lo Posts: 353
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    I am digging my new set up.


    Great pic! Loving the set up!
    Michael DiTullo
    Chief Design Officer
  • And they sound sweeeeeet.
    Living Room
    Yamaha Aventage RX-A 1060, Parasound P5, Parasound A23, Yamaha BD-S681, Cambridge Audio Azur 851N, Polk S60, Polk S30, Samsung 60" LED

    Office
    Yamaha A-S501, Auralic Aries Mini, LSiM 703s

    Douglas Connection ICs and Cables
  • D2LoD2Lo Posts: 353
    edited January 2017
    And they sound sweeeeeet.

    Most important part :smile:

    By the way, that pic has been making its way around our offices today. They look like they were designed for that set up.
    Michael DiTullo
    Chief Design Officer
  • mdaudioguymdaudioguy Posts: 5,081
    mdaudioguy wrote: »
    D2Lo wrote: »
    They will be available to all Pro Source dealers exclusively.

    What is a Pro Source dealer and how does anyone locate one? Polk also used to list Custom Installers on the website. Now, when I search on my zip, the 10 closest dealer locations to me are Best Buy and The Home Depot?


    The Home Depot didn't have the Signature series in any finish. :p
    Hey @D2Lo, Pro Source dealers... How do we learn who they are??
  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,006
    9hnjr8xc53iz.jpg
    I am digging my new set up.

    Very, very nice. Looks like you have a good receiver on them too. Rock them bad boy's.
    When I was a kid my parents told me to turn it down. Now I'm an adult and my kids tell me to turn it down.

    Family Room:
    Samsung UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
    Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,006
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    mrloren wrote: »
    txcoastal1 wrote: »
    D2Lo wrote: »
    They will be available to all Pro Source dealers exclusively.

    Thanks for the info, at least I know we can go to @dskip for walnut

    Bummer DSkip is not in CA.

    I liked the walnut and the way it blends well with the rest of the speaker. Awesome speaker and WAF should be high on these.

    errr now I have to wait for walnut.

    I know dskip has regional shipping available

    @DSkip, can you get the walnut shipped to CA once released?
    When I was a kid my parents told me to turn it down. Now I'm an adult and my kids tell me to turn it down.

    Family Room:
    Samsung UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
    Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,506
    mdaudioguy wrote: »
    mdaudioguy wrote: »
    D2Lo wrote: »
    They will be available to all Pro Source dealers exclusively.

    What is a Pro Source dealer and how does anyone locate one? Polk also used to list Custom Installers on the website. Now, when I search on my zip, the 10 closest dealer locations to me are Best Buy and The Home Depot?


    The Home Depot didn't have the Signature series in any finish. :p
    Hey @D2Lo, Pro Source dealers... How do we learn who they are??

    We all used to be registered through distribution as Polk dealers. After the housing crash the library slid downhill.

    I know @dskip has registered can should be able to be verified for warranty. There are 1/2 dozen whole distributors through out the nation, many with national offices that dealers can invite clients to sit in demo rooms upon appointments, or the pro-dealer like Skip may have demos already at the office.

    2-channel: Modwright KWI-200 Integrated, Dynaudio C1-II Signatures
    Desktop rig: LSi7, Polk 110sub, Dayens Ampino amp, W4S DAC/pre, Sonos, JRiver
    Gear on standby: Melody 101 tube pre, 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, Modwright LS100 (voltz), Simaudio 780D DAC
  • D2LoD2Lo Posts: 353
    mdaudioguy wrote: »
    mdaudioguy wrote: »
    D2Lo wrote: »
    They will be available to all Pro Source dealers exclusively.

    What is a Pro Source dealer and how does anyone locate one? Polk also used to list Custom Installers on the website. Now, when I search on my zip, the 10 closest dealer locations to me are Best Buy and The Home Depot?


    The Home Depot didn't have the Signature series in any finish. :p
    Hey @D2Lo, Pro Source dealers... How do we learn who they are??

    Good question. Crutch field is the largest dealer in that mix. I'm trying to get a full list of dealers rummaging through their site. Can't seem to find one yet. http://www.prosourceinfo.com/members/member-profiles/
    Michael DiTullo
    Chief Design Officer
  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 15,972
    D2Lo wrote: »
    mdaudioguy wrote: »
    mdaudioguy wrote: »
    D2Lo wrote: »
    They will be available to all Pro Source dealers exclusively.

    What is a Pro Source dealer and how does anyone locate one? Polk also used to list Custom Installers on the website. Now, when I search on my zip, the 10 closest dealer locations to me are Best Buy and The Home Depot?


    The Home Depot didn't have the Signature series in any finish. :p
    Hey @D2Lo, Pro Source dealers... How do we learn who they are??

    Good question. Crutch field is the largest dealer in that mix. I'm trying to get a full list of dealers rummaging through their site. Can't seem to find one yet. http://www.prosourceinfo.com/members/member-profiles/

    I would suspect this includes AVAD and WAVE, or am I wrong?
  • D2LoD2Lo Posts: 353
    I'll check @DSkip
    Michael DiTullo
    Chief Design Officer
  • D2LoD2Lo Posts: 353
    Some TT picks :-)

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    Michael DiTullo
    Chief Design Officer
  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,006
    I am just like a kid in a candy store on these walnut speakers. After hearing them has made it worse.... :)
    When I was a kid my parents told me to turn it down. Now I'm an adult and my kids tell me to turn it down.

    Family Room:
    Samsung UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
    Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
  • Rick88Rick88 Posts: 12,870
    They do look great in walnut.

    Now if they could just go back to the classic Polk logo...
    "Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music." ~ Ronald Reagan

    “I love songs about horses, railroads, land, Judgment Day, family, hard times, whiskey, courtship, marriage, adultery, separation, murder, war, prison, rambling, damnation, home, salvation, death, pride, humor, piety, rebellion, patriotism, larceny, determination, tragedy, rowdiness, heartbreak and love. And Mother. And God.”
    ~ Johnny Cash





  • mdaudioguymdaudioguy Posts: 5,081
    All things considered, I think Polk hit a solid homerun with this new line. The S60s and S35 I setup this week were well-built, and produced quality sound that I'm sure will improve with break-in.
  • halohalo Posts: 5,091
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  • mrloren wrote: »
    9hnjr8xc53iz.jpg
    I am digging my new set up.

    Very, very nice. Looks like you have a good receiver on them too. Rock them bad boy's.

    Thanks...torrential rain and wind all weekend in sunny socal has kept me inside all weekend, forcing me to listen to lots of music and watch alot of tv. I have been rocking them and I swear they are just getting better :)
    Living Room
    Yamaha Aventage RX-A 1060, Parasound P5, Parasound A23, Yamaha BD-S681, Cambridge Audio Azur 851N, Polk S60, Polk S30, Samsung 60" LED

    Office
    Yamaha A-S501, Auralic Aries Mini, LSiM 703s

    Douglas Connection ICs and Cables
  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,006
    Yes we had a rare good weekend for movies and music.

    How do you think my Marantz SR5010 would drive these?
    When I was a kid my parents told me to turn it down. Now I'm an adult and my kids tell me to turn it down.

    Family Room:
    Samsung UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
    Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 15,972
    mrloren wrote: »
    Yes we had a rare good weekend for movies and music.

    How do you think my Marantz SR5010 would drive these?

    Well. The 5010 isn't a beastly receiver, but the Signatures are easy to drive. My Ampino integrated at 25 watts pairs exceptionally well with the S60. For a 2 channel system, I'm not sure it gets any better with the S60. The pairing is silky smooth and detailed while still reaching low enough to make you feel like you aren't missing anything.
  • mrlorenmrloren Posts: 2,006
    Nice,

    Once I sell the 5700ES I will put that into HT funds which are now:

    #1 signature S55 or if budget permits S60

    #2 Oppo

    #3 VTF3-MK5

    I spent the last two years on woodworking tools now that's complete it full thrust to HT.
    When I was a kid my parents told me to turn it down. Now I'm an adult and my kids tell me to turn it down.

    Family Room:
    Samsung UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: HSU STF-2

    Working Warehouse;
    Sony 2100ES AVR, Sony DVP-NS3100ES for disc
    Cerwin Vega AT-12 (blasters) Advent Prodigy (listening)
    Old sony 12" Sub
    Mini tower PC with 400GB of music
  • D2Lo wrote: »
    Some TT picks :-)

    drijhbe6ctor.jpeg
    5dtbzez3bsoj.jpeg

    These are truly beautiful. I wish I have this model.
  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 10,506
    Those guitars must be Carly's
    2-channel: Modwright KWI-200 Integrated, Dynaudio C1-II Signatures
    Desktop rig: LSi7, Polk 110sub, Dayens Ampino amp, W4S DAC/pre, Sonos, JRiver
    Gear on standby: Melody 101 tube pre, 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, Modwright LS100 (voltz), Simaudio 780D DAC
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