Polk Audio I-Sonic At A Glance & Ratings

At a Glance:

Video: NA
Audio: Stereo analog (2)

Video: S-video (1), composite video (1)
Audio: Stereo analog (1)

XM Satellite Connect & Play antenna input (1), minijack (1), AM antenna (1), FM antenna (1)

Processing Modes: NA
THX Certification: No
Audio D/A Converter: NA
Number of Amp Channels: 2
Power Rating (watts per channel): NA
Frequency Response: NA
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 4.75 x 14.5 x 9.75
Weight (pounds): 9
Price: $599
** These listings are based on the manufacturer’s stated specs; the HT Labs box below indicates the gear’s performance on our test bench.

Build Quality: 90
• CD/DVD eject button is hard to push
• Main chassis is solid

Value: 92
• More features and better performance than most compact systems
• Can take the place of two systems or multiple speakers in some applications

Features: 94
• Lots of radio choices (AM, FM, XM, HD Radio)
• DVD player included

Performance: 92
• Exceptionally wide soundstage
• HD Radio is crystal clear

Ergonomics: 90
• Remote control is small and wimpy
• Small footprint

Overall: 92
With everything on the table, more features, and more sound for not that much more money than the competition, the I-Sonic is the biggest little system on the market today.

General Information
I-Sonic, $599
Polk Audio
(800) 377-7655, www.polkaudio.com

Polk Audio
(800) 377-7655