Polk Audio RTI28 Bookshelf Speakers

4.57/5 (7 Reviews)


Product Description

POLK AUDIO BOOKSHELF SPEAKERS, 20-125 WTS, 5 1/4' => Mode RTI28


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by imre demech a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: May 20, 2015

Bottom Line:   
Using 4 rti 28 for ss in a 7.1 config . With these 4 rti 28s using Polk for main LF ,RF ; Polk Center & Velodyne sub. Excellent DVD movie HT set up. The Polks are strong in the Bass arena even with the sub turned off, still good enough for FM & CD to play. Big bang for the buck. These are heavy duty built bookshelf speaksers. Be careful in selection of speaker stands making sure all the Surrounds are at ear level - 4ft from floor. Facts are having all 6 speakers @ same level as Monitor or TV, timbre matched & listening area in the center.

. Polks forward, to the sides & behind you. Place your sub in a corner of your room ( bass is non directional ) your ready for a movie you will feel. That's Home Theater.


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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2000



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by mingram1234 a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: December 7, 2003

Bottom Line:   
I got 4 of these along with the Polk CSi30 center, and PSW350 subwoofer hooked to a Onkyo TX-DS595 receiver @ 75 wpc. I love them. They are very clean and clear. I get a lot of compliments on this setup. I use my system mainly to view TV and movies, and of course I listen to FM. Put in a DVD you like best and sit back and really get in the movie with amazing clarity and floor-shaking bass.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2001

Price Paid:    $279.00

Purchased At:   Circuit City



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: October 6, 2003

Bottom Line:   
Compared these to several bookshelfs at Circuit City side by side including Sony and DCM. None compared to these in this price range. Even the more expensive Infinity speakers couldn't hold a candle to these speakers! Highly recommend these speakers for computer or surround speakers. Would be fine for main speakers if you use a good sub with them.

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2003

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   circuit city



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:3
Submitted by alemarba a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: August 22, 2003

Bottom Line:   
I purchased a Yamaha RXV 3300 system and want three pairs of speakers so I haven't to fight agains tonal/power differences. After listen to other brands and the RTI full line, a select the RTI28, because of their incredible midrange and high frecuency sound reproduction. Bass is good for bookshelf speakers but I have two Yamaha SW320 subwoofers to manage this. It's perfect for home theather and very good for music.
Their are design as truly bookshelfs, so use them over stands or pinned to the walls. I got some problems installing them as surrounds because I cannot use the back walls.

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2003

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   AudioCinema



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by MSkeezer a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: July 8, 2003

Bottom Line:   
I just got these to replace my R-15's that I was using as my mains for my small home theater setup. The difference was pretty amazing. These can play much louder, crisper, and fuller than the 15's. Whether you get these for use as fronts, or surrounds, you won't be dissapointed.

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2002

Price Paid:    $199.00

Purchased At:   Circuit City




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