Polk LC265i In-Wall Speaker System At A Glance & Ratings

At A Glance: Polk Audio LC265i In-Wall Speaker System

Speaker LC265i
Type: 2.5-way, in-wall
Tweeter (size in inches, type): 1, ring radiator
Midrange (size in inches, type): 6.5, aerated polypropylene
Woofer (size in inches, type): 6.5, polypropylene
Nominal Impedance (ohms): 4
Recommended Amp Power (watts): 10–200
Available Finishes: White
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 20.9 x 8.5 x 2.75
Weight (pounds): 10
Price: $650
These listings are based on the manufacturer's stated specs.

Ratings: Polk Audio LC265i In-Wall Speaker System

Build Quality: 91
Quality materials
Performance Enclosure cabinets minimize sound leakage into neighboring rooms
Solid fit and finish

Value: 92
It would be easy to spend more and get less
Sound performance justifies the extra dollars

Features: 94
You can adjust the tweeter's angle up to 15 degrees
Tweeter and midbass response-tailoring switches

Performance: 92
Strong with music and movies
Excellent imaging
Not as full-bodied on the bottom end

Ergonomics: 94
All of the advantages of in-walls—and smallish ones, at that
Available enclosures make wall logistics easier

Overall Rating: 92
The LC265i does everything you want an in-wall to do in terms of freeing up floor space with minimal visual impact. It also does everything you want a conventional speaker to do in terms of faithfully reproducing music and movies with attention to detail, dynamics, and overall consistency.

General information
LC265i In-Wall Speaker, $650
Polk Audio
(800) 377-7655
Dealer Locator Code POL

Polk Audio
(800) 377-7655