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Polk Audio Bluetooth Sound Bar System - SURROUNDBAR6500BT

Abt Model: SURROUNDBAR6500BT | UPC Code: 747192124229
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280 Watts Total Power/ SDA Surround Technology/ On-Board Dolby Digital Processing/ Anti-Diffraction Grille And Bezel Design/ aptX Encoding/ NFC-Compatible/ 7" Downward Firing Poly-Composite Dynamic Balance Woofer And Flared J-Port/ Black Finish
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Polk Audio Bluetooth Sound Bar Home Theater System, Model SURROUNDBAR6500BT

Flat panel TVs create stunning pictures. Their sound should be, stunning too, and that’s why we created the SurroundBar® 6500BT. This SurroundBar is a sleek, lean, self-powered single-speaker surround solution yet. And it comes with Bluetooth wireless technology with aptX®. The SurroundBar 6500BT blends almost seamlessly with the new generation of TVs, while the unobtrusive wireless subwoofer tucks away out of sight. But the real beauty of the SurroundBar 6500BT becomes evident the moment you turn it on. That’s when your panel comes alive with the astonishing performance of Polk’s legendary sound.

Features:

  • Polk's patented SDA surround technology delivers a vivid 5-channel sound field from a single source; no rear speakers or special room characteristics are required
  • Polk Digital Logic® technology, a proprietary DSP program, automatically calibrates and optimizes your SurroundBar for any room shape or system setup
  • On-board Dolby Digital processing: connect directly to your TV, DVD or Blu-Ray player, or gaming console
  • Installs anywhere easily, with the simple secure wall-mount bracket or shelf cradle
  • Extruded aluminum enclosure is designed to eliminate performance-robbing cabinet resonances
  • Anti-diffraction grille and bezel design create surprisingly open, spacious imaging
  • SmartBar™ programming enables the SurroundBar 6000 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
  • Easy plug-and-play connections, with no complex setup or calibration needed. It works right out of the box
  • Compact 80 Watt wireless subwoofer features 7-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

Specifications:

SurroundBar

  • Midrange
    • Quantity: 4
    • Type: Dynamic Balance polypropylene composite cones
    • Diameter: 2"
  • Electrical
    • Total Frequency Response: 40Hz-20kHz
    • Inputs: 1 optical, 2 1/8" (3.5mm) analog, Bluetooth with apt-X
    • Total System Power: 280 watts
    • Wireless Connectivity: Bluetooth wireless technology with apt-X

Subwoofer

  • Enclosure Type: Downward firing vented enclosure

Included Accessories

  • 6' Digital (optical) cable
  • 1/8"-1/8" analog cable
  • 1/8" to RCA adapter
  • Remote control

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Subwoofer
    • Height: 11"
    • Width: 10-1/4"
    • Depth: 12"
  • SurroundBar
    • Height: 3-3/4"
    • Width: 35"
    • Depth: 2-1/4"

Approximate Weight:

  • Subwoofer: 10.6 lbs
  • SurroundBar: 7.6 lbs
  • Shipping: 26 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer):
    • 3 Year Drivers
    • 1 Year Electronics
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Remote ControlYes
Total System Power (watts)280
Subwoofer Power (watts)80
Wireless SubwooferYes
HDMI InputNo
Analog InputYes
Coaxial Digital InputNo
Optical Digital InputYes
Soundbar Height (inches)3.75
Soundbar Width (inches)35
Soundbar Depth (inches)2.25
Subwoofer Height (inches)11
Subwoofer Width (inches)10.25
Subwoofer Depth (inches)12
ConnectivityOptical, Analog, Bluetooth
Frequency Response40Hz - 20kHz
Speaker TypeSoundbar
Woofer Size (inches)7
  

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Polk Audio Bluetooth Sound Bar System
 
4.4

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (13)
  • Easy to set up (12)
  • Good remote (6)
  • Interfaces well with TV (4)
  • Energy efficient (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Living room (7)
    • Movies (5)
    • Large rooms (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Movie enthusiast (6), Practical (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (13), Yes (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Polk Audio Sound Bar System 6500

    I looked around for a while searching for a good sound bar system to replace my surround sound system. I was tired of all the wires!! I searched website after website and of...Read complete review

    I looked around for a while searching for a good sound bar system to replace my surround sound system. I was tired of all the wires!! I searched website after website and of course everyone had their own opinion about everything. My coworker just recently bought the 5500 Polk Audio Sound Bar System; she was totally satisfied with it as she was replacing her surround sound system as well. I decided on the Polk Audio 6500 Sound Bar System and it was a great choice. With only two wires for the sound bar and one plug for the subwoofer, I solved my wire problem. The sound bar system sounds great especially for movies! I was nervous to see how well it would compare to my previous surround sound system, but it has held its own. The only con I see is the subwoofer lacks the volume. I keep it turned all the way up and on some movies/shows I could use a little more. Other than that, I'm enjoying my new sound bar. It looks great, sounds great, and was the easiest setup! I'm a proud owner!

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not Great

    Was told that the sound bar would be better than the sound within the TV. I'm not quite sure about that. Can't get the right volume from sound bar.

    Was told that the sound bar would be better than the sound within the TV. I'm not quite sure about that. Can't get the right volume from sound bar.

    Reviewed by 17 customers

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    5.0

    Great Value

    By 

    from Crystal Lake, IL

    About Me Tech Savvy

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Interfaces Well With TV

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Living Room
      • Surround Sound Solution

      Comments about Polk Audio Bluetooth Sound Bar System:

      This is the second Polk Audio sound bar system I have purchased. I bought this was one because of how impressed I was was with the first. The second has not disappointed either.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again

      By 

      from Union, Mo.

      About Me Movie Enthusiast, Practical, Technically Challenged

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Good Remote
      • Interfaces Well With TV
      • Thundering Bass

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Living Room
        • Movies
        • Surround Sound Solution

        Comments about Polk Audio Bluetooth Sound Bar System:

        Fast delivery, and good packaging

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        Polk Audio Sound Bar System 6500

        By 

        from Morgan City, LA

        About Me Practical

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Good Remote
        • Great Look

        Cons

        • Subwoofer

        Best Uses

        • Living Room
        • Movies

        Comments about Polk Audio Bluetooth Sound Bar System:

        I looked around for a while searching for a good sound bar system to replace my surround sound system. I was tired of all the wires!! I searched website after website and of course everyone had their own opinion about everything. My coworker just recently bought the 5500 Polk Audio Sound Bar System; she was totally satisfied with it as she was replacing her surround sound system as well. I decided on the Polk Audio 6500 Sound Bar System and it was a great choice. With only two wires for the sound bar and one plug for the subwoofer, I solved my wire problem. The sound bar system sounds great especially for movies! I was nervous to see how well it would compare to my previous surround sound system, but it has held its own. The only con I see is the subwoofer lacks the volume. I keep it turned all the way up and on some movies/shows I could use a little more. Other than that, I'm enjoying my new sound bar. It looks great, sounds great, and was the easiest setup! I'm a proud owner!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Great sound

        By 

        from Chicago,il

        About Me Practical

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Set Up

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Movies

          Comments about Polk Audio Bluetooth Sound Bar System:

          Very clean sound

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          Comment on this review

           
          4.0

          Great design, Easy set up, great sound

          By 

          from Antioch, il

          About Me Movie Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Interfaces Well With TV

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Larger Rooms

            Comments about Polk Audio Bluetooth Sound Bar System:

            This soundbar is very easy to set up and interfaces well with a Smart TV via the optical cable. Nicely designed. Great sound, although you have to play with it a little to get the subwoofer levels right.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            Comment on this review

             
            4.0

            Pretty good!

            By 

            from Chicago, il

            About Me Movie Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Energy Efficient

            Cons

            • Difficult To Set Up

            Best Uses

            • Larger Rooms
            • Living Room
            • Movies
            • Sports

            Comments about Polk Audio Bluetooth Sound Bar System:

            A little confusing to set up. Comes in huge box for two pieces, but well protected. Using the sub woofer is a little confusing, but the sound from the bar is clear enough. I've enjoyed this so far, especially for movies & watching football

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Polk Audio Bluetooth Sound Bar System

            By 

            from Kentucky

            About Me Movie Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Good Remote
            • Interfaces Well With TV

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Larger Rooms
              • Living Room
              • Movies
              • Smaller Rooms

              Comments about Polk Audio Bluetooth Sound Bar System:

              Great sound, easy to connect, can't beat it for the price.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              4.0

              Puts out good sound really no problems.

              By 

              from Farmington, Missouri

              Pros

              • Clear Sound
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Energy Efficient
              • Good Remote

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Smaller Rooms

                Comments about Polk Audio Bluetooth Sound Bar System:

                Everything about this is good. Just make sue that your tv has an out put hook up.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                It sounds like a unicorn...magical

                By 

                from Chicago

                Pros

                • Clear Sound
                • Easy To Set Up

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Polk Audio Bluetooth Sound Bar System:

                    When I'm not out slay demons with Courtney, I'm watching movies and streaming music thru this awesome sound spitter

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    I Like the product

                    By 

                    from Glenview il

                    About Me Movie Enthusiast, Practical

                    Pros

                    • Clear Sound
                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Energy Efficient
                    • Good Remote

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Living Room

                      Comments about Polk Audio Bluetooth Sound Bar System:

                      Lovet

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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