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Polk Audio Unveils New Line of Premium Vehicle and Marine Speakers and Subwoofers
Storied MM Series Car Audio and Marine Speakers Are Reimagined with Top-of-the-Line Materials and Design, Delivering Premium Audio Quality and Durability for all Vehicle Types

Las Vegas (Jan. 5, 2017)—Polk Audio, a celebrated high-performance audio brand with over 40 years of sound engineering and design expertise, today announced the debut of its next-generation Mobile Monitor One (MM1) premium car and ultra-marine certified speakers at CES 2017. Having led the high-end mobile and marine audio market for close to a decade with the classic MM series, Polk’s new MM1 series component, coaxial and subwoofer speakers breathe new life into the highly acclaimed line.  With Ultra-Marine Certification and an IP56 rating, the updated speakers have the toughness to withstand not only marine hazards, but also dirty, muddy and rocky terrain, while serving up unparalleled sonic detail for cars, boats and ATVs. In addition, Polk will also be presenting a range of new DB+ subwoofers, rounding out the DB+ speaker line originally introduced at CES 2016.

“Since the Mobile Monitor (MM) was first developed in 1982, the series has built its legacy in rich acoustic performance and high efficiency. We’ve focused on recreating that story, but built tough to survive abuse in cars, boat or ATV. No matter where these speakers are installed, the MM Series pump out loud, rich sound and can take on just about anything,” said Ryan Minarik, Brand Manager for Personal & Car Audio at Polk. “To ensure the line remains best-in-class for years to come, we’ve taken a fresh look at the MM series and market, reinvigorating it with an advanced Ultra-Marine Certification, advanced acoustic materials and a stunning new look to reproduce total sonic accuracy in any vehicle. We’ve also rounded out our ruggedly sophisticated DB+ series with subwoofers, so fans and installers have everything they need to cover the sonic spectrum.”

The MM1 speaker and subwoofer series deliver unrivaled sound and a robust build to withstand the elements and prevent wear and tear, key features and specs include:

  • Advanced High-Performance Sound
    • Tuned for total sonic accuracy found in a studio monitor speaker
    • Low protrusion 1” pivoting Terylene tweeter ensuring clear, detailed highs
    • Dynamic Balance Driver® technology for rich, clean, full-range sound by eliminating distortion and unwanted resonant frequencies
    • Lightweight neodymium motor structure
    • UV-tolerant titanium plated composite cones provide tighter, cleaner, more accurate sonic dispersion—and won’t discolor or degrade with time and heavy use
    • Glass fiber formers, oversized voice coils, and high-temp conex spiders for increased power handling
    • High excursion bump stack motor structure provides more audible throw
  • Ultra-Marine-Certified (Car, Marine, ATV)
    • IP56 rating with waterproof-inner and outer surrounds maximizing throws and keeping elements out
    • Non-corrosive fiberglass reinforced ABS baskets for ultimate durability
    • Epoxy coated crossovers for unfailing, time-tested performance
    • Weep holes for proper drainage and titanium-plated cones
    • Extra, long-lasting protection—all salt, fog and UV tested
  • The full MM1 line will be available in Spring 2017 and include the following:
    • MM 522 5.25-inch coaxial
    • MM 652 6.5-inch coaxial
    • MM 6502 6.5-inch component
    • MM 572 5x7-inch coaxial
    • MM 692 6x9-inch coaxial
    • MM 1242 SVC 12-inch subwoofer
    • MM 1242 DVC 12-inch subwoofer
    • MM 1042 SVC 10-inch subwoofer
    • MM 1042 DVC 10-inch subwoofer
    • MM 842 SVC 8-inch subwoofer
    • MM 842 DVC 8-inch subwoofer

The DB+ Subwoofers gives Polk’s signature rich, deep bass an on-the-go overhaul with marine-toughness and rugged sophistication. Standout features include:

  • Space-Saving Design
    • Slimmed down form factor reduces the need for oversized subwoofer enclosures for a look that goes virtually unnoticed—but a sound that doesn’t
  • Rich, Deep Bass and Balanced Sound
    • Produces thunderous Sonic output and powerful low frequency response wherever you go
    • Dynamic Balance Driver® technology for full-range sound
  • Marine Certified
    • Built to last for nearly any vehicle with an IP56 rating
    • Polypropylene and UV tolerant cone won’t discolor or degrade over time
    • Waterproof S Roll Santoprene surround keeps the elements out—and combats harsh effects of boat cleaning agents
  • The full DB+ Subwoofer line will be available in Spring 2017 and include the following:
    • DB 1242 SVC 12-inch subwoofer
    • DB 1042 SVC 10-inch subwoofer
    • DB 842 SVC 8-inch subwoofer

The MM1 Series and DB+ subwoofers will be showcased at Sound United’s booth, #17830 in the Central Hall. Click here to access product images within Polk Audio’s Virtual Press Office. If interested in scheduling a meeting for a product walkthrough or demo, please contact soundunited@havasformula.com or call 619.234.0345. For more information about Polk and its car audio offerings, please visit www.polkaudio.com.

About Polk Audio
Polk Audio is an award-winning designer of high-performance audio products and the largest audio brand of Sound United. Founded in 1972, Polk is a leading manufacturer of premium home theater speakers, sound bars, headphones, wireless speakers, outdoor, mobile and marine speakers and amplifiers, and other high-performance audio products. For more information on Polk Audio, please visit www.polkaudio.com. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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