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Polk Audio Instant Home Theater Sound Bar - SURROUNDBAR5000

Abt Model: SURROUNDBAR5000 | UPC Code: 747192122331
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Shallow-Depth Design/ SmartBar Programming/ Bluetooth Wireless Technology With AptX Audio Coding/ Dual Tuned Ported Enclosure/ 120 Watt Wireless Subwoofer/ Lossless Wireless Technology/ Includes: 6-Foot Optical Audio Cable/ 40Hz-20kHz Frequency Response/ 280 Watts Total System Power/ Black Finish
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Polk Audio Instant Home Theater Sound Bar, Model SURROUNDBAR5000

Ah, to have a flat panel speaker that matches the flat panel television. No more speaker boxes strewn about the room, no more wiring clutter. And yet, no sacrificing audio quality or deep bass effects for movies and even gaming. We can dream, can’t we? And we can... stream, now, too! Because the incredible SurroundBar 5000 IHT features Bluetooth Wireless Technology for clear, loss-less streaming from mobile gadgets like smart phones and tablets. Now your music can be heard, in dynamic CD-quality reproduction, with no wires and no complex setups or calibrations. Polk engineers have designed the ultimate Bluetooth speaker that’s also the ultimate single-speaker home theater & subwoofer system: The SurroundBar 5000 IHT.

Features:

  • Shallow-depth design, just 2.25-inches deep, blends seamlessly with your flat panel TV installation.
  • SmartBar™ programming enables the SurroundBar 5000 IHT to easily learn volume up/down and mute from your existing TV remote control. You’ll use only one remote for the SurroundBar and your TV. (The SB5kIHT includes it’s own easy-to-use remote, too, if that’s the way you roll.)
  • Bluetooth Wireless Technology with aptX Audio Coding, to deliver CD-quality sound from your iPhone, Android, tablet or other compatible device.
  • On-board Dolby Digital processing: connect directly to your TV, DVD or Blu-Ray player, or gaming console.
  • Dual Tuned Ported Enclosure design enhances optimum blending between the sound bar’s drivers and the compact wireless subwoofer, whether the bar is wall- or shelf-mounted, and no matter where the sub is placed.
  • Built-in keyhole slots for easy wall-mounting; just one of a wide range of placement options. 
  • Magnetically shielded for placement on or near any type of video monitor.
  • Compact 120 Watt wireless subwoofer features 6.5-inch downward firing poly-composite Dynamic Balance® woofer and flared J-port for big bass with low distortion.
  • State-of-the-art lossless wireless technology delivers absolutely instantaneous subwoofer response, so the subwoofer can be placed anywhere within 50-feet of the sound bar and deliver immediate deep bass satisfaction.
  • Includes: 6-foot Optical Audio Cable, plus analog audio cables, for quick and easy TV-to-Bar connection, Easy-to-master Remote Control (batteries thoughtfully included).
  • ENERGY STAR Certified.
  • All Polk products are made using the best materials and the most advanced manufacturing techniques. They pass the industry’s most exhaustive quality tests, including drop testing, extreme signal response and UV & salt exposure testing. Polk loudspeakers are built to perform for a lifetime.

Specifications:

SurroundBar

  • Driver Dimensions: 2.5
  • Quantity: 2
  • Type: Full-range

Electrical

  • Total Frequency Response: 40Hz-20kHz
  • Inputs: Two optical; two .125 analog 
  • +/-3dB low Frequency Response: 50Hz -16kHz 
  • Total System Power: 280 watts

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 36 lbs
  • Shipping: 41 lbs

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Subwoofer
    • Height: 10"
    • Width: 10-1/4"
    • Depth: 10-3/4"
  • Soundbar
    • Height:3-7/8"
    • Width: 31"
    • Depth: 2-1/4"

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer):
    • 3 Years Speaker Warranty
    • 1 Year Subwoofer Amplifier Warranty
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Remote ControlNo
Total System Power (watts)280
Subwoofer Power (watts)120
Wireless SubwooferYes
Digital Inputs2
Soundbar Height (inches)3.9
Soundbar Width (inches)10.2
Soundbar Depth (inches)10.8
Subwoofer Height (inches)10
Subwoofer Width (inches)10.3
Subwoofer Depth (inches)10.8
ConnectivityOptical, Analog
Frequency Response40Hz - 20kHz
Speaker TypeSoundbar
Woofer Size (inches)6.5
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Polk Audio Instant Home Theater Sound Bar
 
4.2

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to set up (7)
  • Easy to use (7)
  • Well built / quality (5)
  • Energy efficient (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual user (6)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (6)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (8)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Soundbar with Sony tv

      Use the product to make dialogue more understandable on television stations. Sony TV Brava has poor speakers so need something to improve the sound. It works fine and was easy to set up. ...Read complete review

      Use the product to make dialogue more understandable on television stations. Sony TV Brava has poor speakers so need something to improve the sound. It works fine and was easy to set up. Still too much base sound for my use but for those who watch action movies or play games, I'm sure it fills the bill. I just turn the woofer off and I get the sound that I want. I do have problems syncing the on off with my remote but its only an occasional issue.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Polk Sound Bar needs Legs

      I needed a stand-alone application and this bar has no stand/legs. I have to balance it on two pieces of wood. Duh - not the best look or safest answer.

      I needed a stand-alone application and this bar has no stand/legs. I have to balance it on two pieces of wood. Duh - not the best look or safest answer.

      Reviewed by 11 customers

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      4.0

      Simple setup, superior sound

      By RJ

      from Morton Grove, Illinois

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Easy To Use
      • Low Power Consumption
      • Quality Construction
      • Rich sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Upgrade

        Comments about Polk Audio Instant Home Theater Sound Bar:

        The built in speakers on my set were clear but did not have a rich deep sound to them. This sound bar system was a breeze to set up and improved our total viewing experience immediately.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        great product for a good price

        By Ben

        from Orlando

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Polk Audio Instant Home Theater Sound Bar:

            This product was very easy to setup. Works great.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Perfect fit

            By Kurt

            from Chicago

            About Me Casual User

            Pros

            • Easy To Set Up
            • Easy To Use
            • Low Power Consumption
            • Quality Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Polk Audio Instant Home Theater Sound Bar:

                This sound system fills my room with crisp balanced sound

                Comment on this review

                 
                4.0

                Good, inexpensive sound bar

                By Bob the cave dweller

                from Mount prospect IL

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Easy To Use
                • Quality Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Polk Audio Instant Home Theater Sound Bar:

                    Was looking for an inexpensive option to upgrade the tv sound for my basement. Really like the sound, portability, and Bluetooth function of this product.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    4.0

                    Soundbar with Sony tv

                    By retired civil servant

                    from chicago

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                    • A Lot Of Base
                    • A lot of bass
                    • Sometimes Problems Synch

                    Best Uses

                    • Replacement

                    Comments about Polk Audio Instant Home Theater Sound Bar:

                    Use the product to make dialogue more understandable on television stations. Sony TV Brava has poor speakers so need something to improve the sound. It works fine and was easy to set up. Still too much base sound for my use but for those who watch action movies or play games, I'm sure it fills the bill. I just turn the woofer off and I get the sound that I want. I do have problems syncing the on off with my remote but its only an occasional issue.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    I would buy this product again.

                    By John

                    from Plainfield,Il.

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Low Power Consumption
                    • Quality Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Upgrade

                      Comments about Polk Audio Instant Home Theater Sound Bar:

                      Easy to use;great sound.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Soundbar

                      By Joe

                      from Chicago, IL

                      About Me Casual User

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Quality Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Polk Audio Instant Home Theater Sound Bar:

                          This is a great soundbar. Easy to set-up, easy to use and it sounds great. The wireless subwoofer allows some flexibility as well. I recommend this to anyone who wants to enhance their tv's sound quality without breaking their wallet.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          4.0

                          Very happy with quality

                          By Happy Customer

                          from Chicago, IL

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Bluetooth Bass
                          • Bluetooth Capability
                          • Easy Set Up
                          • value

                          Cons

                          • Better Available For More

                          Best Uses

                          • Basic Television
                          • Movies
                          • Pandora streaming
                          • Sports

                          Comments about Polk Audio Instant Home Theater Sound Bar:

                          I am very happy with the product for a novice person (I am more of a TV/visual person). Great quality to value ratio. Perfect for an entry level higher end product.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          Comment on this review

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          Nice sound, Easy set up

                          By GeorgeK

                          from Glenview, IL

                          Staff Reviewer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Polk Audio Instant Home Theater Sound Bar:

                                I have this set up in a 15 x 12 room, sound quality is good, bass is powerful and easy to control. came with optical cable so set up was a snap. Bluetooth function works well with music on Kindel and Android phone. Sometime need to reboot when switching from TV to Bluetooth.

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

                                Comment on this review

                                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                Works well

                                By North Shore Stan

                                from Evanston, IL

                                Verified Buyer
                                Site Member

                                Comments about Polk Audio Instant Home Theater Sound Bar:

                                We have a surround sound system on a different television, and that has a richer range of sound than this Polk sound bar, but I'm not complaining. A bit more strength in the bass and this would be a five-star product. As it is, the Polk offers a satisfactory range of sound, and the volume is excellent, which was our biggest concern.

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