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Polk Audio Monitor 45B 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers (Pair, Black)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of Polk Audio Monitor 45B 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers (Pair, Black). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and design. The size and sound also get good feedback, but many are negative about the mids quality and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Polk Audio Monitor 45B 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers (Pair, Black) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Polk Audio Monitor 45B 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers (Pair, Black)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Polk Audio Monitor 45B 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers (Pair, Black) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the usability and design. The size and price are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the mids quality and reliability.

sound, price, size, design, usability

reliability, mids quality

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Polk Audio Monitor 45B 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers (Pair, Black)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Polk Audio Monitor 45B 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers (Pair, Black) from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Nice center channel speaker

 

First off sorry about the typos in my review on the 75T's ; Most people who owe Polk Audio speakers already know Polk has been around for a long time their new line of the Monitor speakers are every bit as good as the older line. I like the new look...

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Oct, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Polk Audio Monitor 45B Two-Way Bookshelf Loudspeakers

 

Those who complain about there not being enough bass are likely using a low end receiver or their source material is lacking because I had to turn my sub-woofer volume down some.

Awesome price, well made, very fast shipping as usual and the sound quality is great for the size

It would have been nice to have the double set of connection terminals like an older model set of mine have, for bi-wiring etc., but I'm not really complaining because the price was so good ; The grill is kind of odd because it sticks up past the...

Oct, 2013

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Polk Audio Monitor 45B

 

These speakers are fantastic! Coming from the small "home theater in a box" front speakers that I was using before these, the difference was readily apparent. I'm not able to compare them to anything else in their class as this is the first pair of...

The finish is not as wood-like as I had hoped. From a distance it looks pretty good but up close it starts to look plastic-y. The texture is not smooth but is slick; think milk jug material. It's not a urethane-coated cherry wood veneer as I had...

Aug, 2013

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Excellent

 

I'm using these with a Vintage Pioneer Sx 1500T receive. So far so good

Great sound ; Look fantastic- great finish- Cherry ; Front Porting- can place against wall ; Decent bass, great mid to highs

Larger than expected ; Need a sub to fully appreciate these

Jun, 2013

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