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Polk Audio Tower Speaker (RTIA9) - Black - Single

  • Model Number: RTIA9
  • WebID: 10090953
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The RTiA9 features Dynamic Balance polymer composite drivers for smooth wide range response with low distortion. Power Port Plus bass venting technology offers superior bass that you can really feel.

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Please Note: This product is sold as a single unit. If you wish to purchase a pair, add 2 units to your cart.FEATURES:
  • Acoustic Resonance Control Technology results in more natural midrange reproduction.
  • Each speaker contains a 1" silk soft dome tweeter, 2 x 5.25" mid-bass drivers and 3 x 7" woofers.
  • An anti-diffraction grille minimizes diffraction for spacious 3 dimensional imaging.
  • The RTiA9 is magnetically shielded and comes with dual bi-ampable gold plated 5 way binding posts.

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  • Parts - 5 Year(s)
  • Labour - 5 Year(s)

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Number of Speakers Included 1
Number of Speakers Included 1
Wallmounts Included No
Wallmounts Included No
Colour Black
Colour Black
Crossover Point Information Not Available
Crossover Point Information Not Available
Frequency Response 18 Hz - 27 kHz
Frequency Response 18 Hz - 27 kHz
Magnetically Shielded Yes
Magnetically Shielded Yes
Power Capability 500 Watts
Power Capability 500 W
Sensitivity 90 dB
Sensitivity 90 dB
Mid Range Speaker Size 2 x 5.25"
Mid Range Speaker Size 5.3 in
Tweeter Size 1 in
Tweeter Size 1 x 1"
Dimensions 19.7(W) x 127.3(H) x 53.3(D) cm
Dimensions 19.7(W) x 127.3(H) x 53.3(D) cm
Width 19.7 cm
Height 127.3 cm
Depth 53.3 cm
Width (Inches) 8.875 in
Height (Inches) 48.625 in
Depth (Inches) 21.375 in
Weight 36.4 kg
Weight 36.4 kg
What's in the Box
Warranty Labour 5 Year(s)
Warranty Parts 5 Year(s)

33 Customer Reviews for Polk Audio Tower Speaker (RTIA9) - Black - Single

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  • Mystro
  • from Vancouver, BC
  • May 31, 2014

Love THEM! my second pair of my 2nd system!

Yes , my second pair of these, love them, first pair for my 7.4 Onkyo txnr-828 receiver, I also use mission 33i,34's, and 4 subs, 3 bic 475watt ones and polk 440, with klisph bi-polar back surrounds/Energy Veratas centre Panisonic zr 65'' reference plasma,yes this system rocks! great for movies, remastered cd's, hd dvd's , music hall player-l-bums. Second system upstairs, 7.2 system with 7 channel speaker box, full surround! lol The music sounds like a concert with my Polks a9's Boston more than a feeling rocked my large living room, gee felt like I was back in high school!, Buy these you need a good receiver that puts out, if you don't bi-amp them , other wise they are great! Good looks and very modern, first pair , I just read reports, then bought them on sale on Boxing day, second pair got them on sale again just recently when I saw them on line, best speaker if you want nice mids and great sound, you can mix them with other speakers too, like I did with Missions and Paradigms, and klisph horns, try them out with the Xmen movies or Iron man, you will love them, they will rock your rooms! Have fun,,,,,,the mystro!

  • Me
  • from Brossard, QC
  • Mar 23, 2014


Those speakers are simply amazing. I bought them during the boxing day period with less than half of the regular price. Worth every penny. I must say, those speaker are very heavy. I use them with a marantz. I must tell you guys, you haven't heard anything until you plugged them with the BI-AMP configuration. The improvement is astonishing.

  • Peter wagner
  • from Arnprior ont
  • Feb 15, 2014

Great speaker

I use these for my front speakers powered by a pioneer vsx 1125 . Very good clean sound and able to listen at high volume without distortion . I havent hooked up my subwoofer and am thinking i dont need too.

  • Winniman
  • from Vancouver, BC
  • Feb 03, 2014

What can I say!

Man this is amazing when I joined these speakers into my 7.1 AV system. They add a lot more details on mid range and crisp on high. When I listen to music I only use this pair as stereo, again they sound great. However, you do need a better amp to power they. I added a power amp and bi-amp to config the crossover and the low is punchy, no additional sub need.

  • Ian
  • from Ottawa, ON
  • Feb 01, 2014

Good stuff

Now I ain't no audiophile, but these things crank out the bass and seem to annoy the neighbours, and that's good enough for me. These are large, heavy speakers. They are very deep but pretty narrow, so I was able to fit them next to the tv in my small living room. If you've got a bigger room, so much the better. Side note, one of the speakers had some cosmetic damage to the front corner where the veneer was slightly crushed, probably from shipping. I wasn't about to go through the trouble of a claim with the shipping company, so I touched it up with a little glossy black hobby paint. Now the spot is very hard to detect unless you examine closely.