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Polk Audio Rolls Out Reserve Series Speakers
SOUND UNITED brand
Polk Audio has launched its
Reserve Series, which the
company describes as " a
high-performance, versatile
loudspeaker line designed to
deliver serious performance
for music, movies and gaming. "
The Reserve Series models
are IMAX Enhanced and
Hi-Res Audio Certified, and
compatible with both Dolby
Atmos and DTS:X immersive
surround-sound formats.
Polk Audio is offering
the Reserve Series in nine
models with finish options in
matte black, matte white and
walnut woodgrain.
Loudspeakers are now

available online and at select
specialty AV dealers and
custom integrators.
" The Reserve Series uses
the same custom-made
transducers originally developed for Polk's award-winning Legend Series loudspeakers, " says Frank Sterns,
president of Polk Audio.
" Featuring the proprietary
Pinnacle Tweeter, Turbine
Cone midrange and Polk's
latest bass-management and
resonance control technologies - PowerPort and
X-Port - the Reserve Series
delivers against Polk Audio's
signature quality sound at an
approachable price. "

Models include:
R100 Bookshelf -
$599/pair
R200 Bookshelf -
$699/pair
R300 Center Channel -
$399
R350 Center Channel
(slim) - $549
R400 Center Channel -
$599
R500 Tower - $599 each
R600 Tower - $799 each
R700 Tower - $999 each
R900 Height Module
(wall- and speaker
-mountable) - $599/pair
The center channel speakers come in three sizes. The
R300 is designed to fit in

The Reserve Series family
includes bookshelf,
center, height module
and floorstanding models.

most AV cabinets, while the
R350 is only 5.5-inches tall,
and is wall-mountable so it
can be used as left, right or
center channel.
For the first time, Polk is
introducing a height module (R900), which can be
placed on the floorstanding
speakers or wall-mounted.
The height module features
a toggle switch, which
tunes the speaker for the
application.

LG Sets Pricing, Availability
on 2021 OLEDs
LG ELECTRONICS has announced initial pricing and availability of its 2021 OLED TV lineup, featuring 4K models running
from $1,300 to $6,000 and Signature 77- and 88-inch 8K sets
checking in at $20K and $30K, respectively.
The art-inspired LG OLED evo G1 " Gallery " series and LG
OLED C1 series highlighted earlier this year during Digital CES
2021 are available now at LG.com and at LG-authorized retailers nationwide, the company says. The dozen OLED models
start at 48 diagonal inches in screen size to the new top-ofthe-4K-line 83-inch C1 Series model ($5,999, available in May).
LG's 2021 OLED TVs encompass the G1, C1 and A1 series.
The latter features the new OLED evo technology, which LG
claims delivers, " better brightness and punchy images with
amazing clarity, detail and realism, " than previous-generation
OLED. For design-minded customers, beyond the slim profile,
LG is also offering a sleek stand for the G1 Gallery models.
All 2021 LG OLED TVs incorporate webOS 6.0, the latest
version of LG's smart TV platform featuring built-in Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and offering access to popular streaming
apps as well as LG Channels, the company's free premium
content streaming service.
Additionally, the lineup includes support for Dolby Vision
IQ, Dolby Atmos, HDR10 PRO and Filmmaker Mode.

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