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Polk Audio Monitor40 Series II Two-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker (Black) Pair

  • 47Hz-25kHz
  • 8 Ohm 20-125W
  • 89db

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  • Chris H.
  • 2/4/2016 7:30:55 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsbulky, sounds great

This review is from: Polk Audio Monitor40 Series II Two-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker (Black) Pair

Pros: Sounds amazing, 4 years later

Cons: large and bulky.

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  • jason w.
  • 1/18/2016 6:59:37 PM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAnother fantastic produc from Polk Audio!

This review is from: Polk Audio Monitor40 Series II Two-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker (Black) Pair

Pros: Cristal clear sound! also good mid bass, it can be set as main front speakers ( they can handle it for sure)
Bi amp capable, i set it as surround speakers on my 7.2 receiver and its much improvement, i replace it from BOSE speakers
very very much improvement! BOSE are junk compare to this and half the price.
You cant go wrong with Polk Audio. I change all my system with Polk from Bose.
Plug it with a good amp and the sound is amazing even at low volume.

Cons: Only cons, these speakers are very deep, so i you plan to set in on regular small stand will be hard to do.
Get floor stand.

Other Thoughts: I live in Canada so i order from newegg.ca of course, but it was ship from LA, take for ever to arrived
but i worth the waiting time. Came in perfect condition no issue at all.

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  • Raymond K.
  • 12/16/2015 2:17:24 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAre you kidding me

This review is from: Polk Audio Monitor40 Series II Two-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker (Black) Pair

Pros: WOW outta the box mind blowing performance, small speaker with big speaker sound, and the usual super polk quality, and youll never beat the price

Cons: What cons there are none

Other Thoughts: Why spend more, they wont sounds this good, it's a no brainer

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  • Jerry B.
  • 11/30/2015 2:50:24 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Polk Audio Monitor40 Series II Two-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker (Black) Pair

Pros: Cheap
Nice Looking

Cons: Average Sound
Slightly Smeared Vocals
Weak Bass
Poor Soundstage

Other Thoughts: For the life of me I cannot understand all the glowing reviews for this speaker. They sound good. Very average sounding. You could do much worse and you could do much much better by spending just a little more money and doing some research.

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  • Mark F.
  • 11/25/2015 6:10:04 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsthese are great surround or main spkrs

This review is from: Polk Audio Monitor40 Series II Two-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker (Black) Pair

Pros: 1. Price 2x119.99 is a super price.
2. Sound is nice and clear, rated at 20-125W at 8ohms 89db with a freq response of 47Hz to 25Khz, which is a pretty broad spectrum for bookshelfs.
3. cheap enough to buy 3 pairs and use 1 for the center with a spare lol. Of course these sound clear, but need to pair with sub for any real bass.

Cons: None at this price point. These are discontinued, but still great if you can get them.

Other Thoughts: Paired with a PSW 660 WI sub and these things rock.

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  • Mark G.
  • 9/30/2015 9:19:33 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent Sound

This review is from: Polk Audio Monitor40 Series II Two-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker (Black) Pair

Pros: Massive improvement over my RCA speakers and I love how they look on my speaker stands.

Cons: Nothing.

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  • Ray Y.
  • 6/3/2015 6:23:49 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsVery nice computer speakers

This review is from: Polk Audio Monitor40 Series II Two-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker (Black) Pair

Pros: Nice midbass and highs. I'm using these as computer speakers in a 2.0 setup and they sound a lot clearer and better quality than my previous 4.1 Logitech setup.

Cons: Not the deepest bass, but paired with an amp they produce very nice midbass. You will probably need a subwoofer if you desire strong deep low bass

Other Thoughts: I'm using this as a computer speaker setup paired with a S.M.S.L SA-50 and they are perfect. I live in an apartment and can't use a subwoofer due to the close proximity of neighbors and I don't want to be a d.o.u.c.h.e who's loud bass annoys the hell out of my neighbors.

This setup produces nice clean bass. Movies, games, and web browsing all sound very clear and nice. The amp I am powering them with is very compact and is 50Wx2 channel RMS, which powers these nicely. If looking for an upgrade to any computer speaker setup, try the combo I listed out!

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  • Bruce P.
  • 5/26/2015 9:38:22 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsAmazing Speakers

This review is from: Polk Audio Monitor40 Series II Two-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker (Black) Pair

Pros: They sound great for the price, not many speakers in the same price range will compare. I got these for $100 on open box. They were an absolute deal!!! There are two 5 1/4 speakers and a tweeter in each box. The boxes are in a nice black with some silver accents. The grilles are very sturdy and look nice. Can be used for bi-amping (if you are not bi-amping leave the little gold pieces installed)

Cons: They are very big in terms of depth, it's do to having 2 speakers though. May require the use of stands in certain applications.

Other Thoughts: I upgraded to these from a pair of Boston Acoustics CR77s and am enjoying these way more then I ever enjoyed my old ones. I am running these in a 2.1 setup off of Yamaha RX-V1065 Receiver and is paired with a Bose Acoustimass 3 Series III Subwoofer.

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  • Michael S.
  • 3/17/2015 8:18:00 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPolk 40s

This review is from: Polk Audio Monitor40 Series II Two-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker (Black) Pair

Pros: They sound really good got alot of power could be better i have a set of definitive technology studios that have better highs but the difference isn't that huge definitely the best in this price range

Cons: They are huge too big to put anywhere i had to weld up some custom stands and rearrange some furniture they are too deep not that tall or wide but makes it hard to mount them to anything.

Other Thoughts: Definitely the best or the dollar i would recommend polk in the future

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  • Wayne J.
  • 3/2/2015 4:11:20 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat speakers for $119.99

This review is from: Polk Audio Monitor40 Series II Two-Way Bookshelf Loudspeaker (Black) Pair

Pros: They sound great for the money., and look to be well made. The sound is a little on the bright side, but not to the point of being annoying. I was using a pair of Pioneer 22 bookshelves, and I replaced them with these Polk's, and am pleased with my decision.

Cons: A little on the bright side, but as I said before this isn't really a con for me.

Other Thoughts: I don't believe Polks are the speaker they were in the 80's and 90's, but they aren't as expensive as they were back then either. For what you pay for them now they are a great value.

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