Baltimore - Polk Audio has begun shipping its
long-awaited flagship series of LSiM
home speakers, which replaces the company's near-decade-old flagship LSi
series with a ground-up redesign to step up performance and price points.
had been originally targeted for March shipment.
The products will be displayed at the 2011
Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Denver this
Product line management VP Mark Suskind called
it "the most advanced speaker line we've built in our 40 year history."
The new LSi M series is also
positioned as an affordable option for serious listeners.
The series tops out with a
four-way floorstanding tower at a $3,999/pair, up from the LSI series' top-end
model at $2,500/pair. The series also includes a second four-way floorstanding
towers targeted at $2,999/pair, two three-way center-channel speakers at $749
and $1,195 each, a three-way bookshelf
speaker at $1,499/pair, and a three-way bipole surround at $1,499/pair.