In this review, we will be comparing specifications of S60 and RTi A9, two Floor-standing speakers by Polk Audio.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Polk Audio S60 and Polk Audio RTi A9 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Polk Audio S60 and Polk Audio RTi A9 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.
One of the fundamental differences between these two speakers is that S60 is a 2-way design whereas RTi A9 is a 3-way speaker. 3-way designs utilize a midrange driver in addition to the tweeter and woofer on 2-way designs. Designing a crossover for a 3-way speaker is a complicated process and generally increases the overall cost of the speaker. S60 features a 1" Tweeter , a " Midrange and 3 x 6.5" Mica-reinforced polypropylene Woofer . On the other hand, RTi A9 features a 1" Tweeter , a 5.25" Midrange and 3 x 7" Polymer composite Woofer .
S60 has a frequency range of 26-40k Hz whereas RTi A9 has a frequency range of 30-26k Hz.
Impedance and Sensitivity
S60 and RTi A9 has the same Impedance of 8 ohms and their sensitivity is also same at 90 dB dB.
S60 has a power range of 20-300 watts RMS whereas RTi A9 has a power range of 50-500 watts.
Input Type and Bi-Amping / Bi-Wiring
Both S60 and RTi A9 features dual binding post speaker terminals for bi-amping or bi-wiring.
Cabinet Type and Port Position
S60 has a firing port whereas RTi A9 has a front firing ports.