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Polk Audio Atrium5

All-weather indoor/outdoor speakers (Black)

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Take your favorite music outdoors with the Polk Atrium5 speakers.

Take your favorite music outdoors with the Polk Atrium5 speakers.

Item # 107ATR5B

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About the Polk Audio Atrium5

Take your favorite music outdoors with the Polk Atrium5 speakers. These small speakers offer premium sound, thanks to 3/4" tweeters and 5" woofers. And the rugged, weatherproof design can withstand full exposure to the elements. That means you'll get years of superb performance, wherever you choose to place them.

Take your favorite music outdoors with the Polk Atrium5 speakers. These small speakers offer premium sound, thanks to 3/4" tweeters and 5" woofers. And the rugged, weatherproof design can withstand full exposure to the elements. That means you'll get years of superb performance, wherever you choose to place them.

Polk's new Speed-Lock™ system makes mounting the Atrium5s quick and easy. Install the bracket and simply click the speaker into place. Then just aim the sound towards your listening area and tighten down the included thumbscrew.

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Product highlights:

  • all-weather enclosure
  • 5" woofer, 3/4" aluminum dome tweeter
  • frequency response 60-25,000 Hz
  • sensitivity 90 dB
  • 8-ohm impedance
  • handles up to 100 watts
  • includes mounting hardware
  • 6-7/8"W x 10-5/16"H x 8-1/8"D
  • warranty: 5 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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  • MFR # AM5085-A
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What's in the box:

  • 2 Black all-weather speakers
  • 2 Mounting brackets (installed) Owner's Manual
  • Online Product Registration card
  • Polk Audio brochure

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Crutchfield customer from East Hampton, NY on 6/5/2019

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Everything I expected - customer Service person was very knowledgeable - once received setup was easy - reference the sound they could use a bit more base, but overall very happy

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Crutchfield customer from Emerald Isle, NC on 5/27/2019

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Great pair of speakers. Thank you for your help in selecting them.

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Crutchfield customer from Leawood, KS on 5/26/2019

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I have these mounted under my soffits on our deck. They sound great. They seem to be built well. The brackets are sturdy and well designed. This has been a great addition to our deck. Before we mounted them we listened to them inside and compared to similarly sized book shelve speakers. These sounded great / better and put a smile on my face. I also appreciate all the help Chutchfield gave in picking these out.

Pros: Great sound for the size and price

Cons: None

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Awesome Outdoor Speakers

Ronald from Arnold, MD on 1/4/2019

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Awesome speakers I should have used sooner! We got these as a free promotion with an order, and it wasn't until almost 2 years later I hooked them up to our Sonos Bridge for our pool. They rock! Deep rich sound, outdoor friendly and a breeze to setup. My only concern is not playing them too loud at night as they point to the pool and across to the neighbor's! Highly recommend these.

Pros: Incredible sound, easy to install, came with mounting hardware

Cons: None.

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Great bass

Dale from Long Beach, MS on 12/10/2018

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Great speaker. The sound good and look pretty good too. I bought these on recommendation from Crutchfield as they are outside under a pergola, over a swimming pool and maybe three tenths of a mile from the Gulf of Mexico. This will be a good test to see how well constructed they are.

Pros: Great bass Crisp highs Apparent good build quality

Cons: None

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victor from Christiansted, VI on 7/29/2018

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Installed in my porch ,love the sound quality

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Crutchfield customer from Huntingtn Bch, CA on 7/18/2018

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Just installed and so far, provide a rich outdoor sound and ample volume. They are located exposed on opposite side walls. I live near the beach so surviving salt air, wind and moister will be a test. Andy at Crutchfield was a great resource.

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Decent

byron from Pickens,SC on 6/30/2018

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Nice sounding speaker. Very clear . Decent bass for what they are.

Pros: Clear crisp sound

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Awesome speakers

Greg from Lake Harmony, PA on 6/26/2018

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Awesome sound quality. Very crisp bass. Very nice appearance as well. Mounting was easy. We are very pleased with these speakers. I used 14 gauge wire for these. They are not under the eaves, they are mounted about 8 feet high. As always, shipping is very quick.

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Awesome Product

Jonathan from Virginia Beach, VA on 6/20/2018

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Ordered these and received them the next day. Was very surprised and impressed with the sound quality. Much better than I thought. We don't have the option to cover these with eaves or anything so these are out in the elements. Will see how these hold up. Very easy to mount with the mounting bracket.

Pros: Awesome sound quality Easy to mount

Cons: a little bigger than I thought

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Great outdoor speaker

Peter from Austin, TX on 6/13/2018

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Still fine tuning placement and positioning, but very pleased these speakers so far ( screened in porch environment) . Easy to set install and easy to pivot the speaker direction. Sound and bass response is better than I expected given their small size and that they are mounted 9 feet up the wall.

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Crutchfield customer from Michigan City, IN on 4/27/2018

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Sound amazing

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Big sound from little speakers.

Crutchfield customer from Galveston, TX on 3/26/2018

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Have always used and still do Definitive Technology outdoor speakers. We now have two outdoor areas, so I needed another pair. Bought the Polk as they were on-sale. They're good, especially for the smaller new area we have.

Pros: Easy to mount. White blends in better with most paint jobs. Paintable if needed: simple instructions included.

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Great speakers

Ty from Wimauma, FL on 3/23/2018

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Great speakers. Larger than I thought! Good sound quality paired with Onkyo receiver.

Pros: Easy to install Swivel bracket Great sound

Cons: Non

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Crutchfield customer from Cidra, PR on 3/12/2018

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Not bad

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scott from Crossville, TN on 10/27/2017

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awesome

Pros: great sound

Cons: none

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Crutchfield customer from y, MI on 8/21/2017

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I love my new system!!!

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Great Soeakers for the Price!

Jim from Herndon, VA on 8/7/2017

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Great sounding speakers that really flood my outdoor patio with sound. They are a little inefficient, but just pump a little extra volume on them and they sound great. The mounting bracket is very versatile and can be mounted vertical or horizontal (or about any other way I guess).

Pros: Sound Appearance Mounting

Cons: Inefficient.

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Jimmie from Villas, NJ on 6/25/2017

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SUPERB SOUND!!! Worth every penny.

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Crutchfield customer from Mount Pleasant, SC on 6/12/2017

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I had a similar pair of these at another house for 20+ years and they still sounded great. Needless to say when I decided to set up my new home I didn't stray far and bought a new pair. I wasn't disappointed, they sound wonderful and will add two more when they finish the pool.

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Crutchfield customer from White Lake NC on 6/1/2017

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Sounds as expected

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Crutchfield customer from Chevy Chase, MD on 5/17/2017

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Can't yet speak to longevity because I just hooked these up a few weeks ago. But I can speak to sound quality and all I have for that is one thing: wow! I mounted two of these to my fence about 25 feet apart on either side of a backyard bar. The space I'm using them in a large open-air backyard patio space. I hooked them up to an old Yakima 100watt receiver and the sound quality of the speakers is just phenomenal. Plenty of bass and great highs; the overall sound is amazing and crystal clear whether played low for dinner or cranked up high to rock it out. Couldn't be happier with this purchase.

Pros: Amazing sound in a large outdoor space. Can be left outside all summer and will withstand the elements

Cons: None yet.

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Great outdoor speakers

Sam from Lincoln, NE on 5/17/2017

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Loud & crisp. Will fill the area & really project.

Pros: Loud Crisp

Cons: Expected a little more bass, but still experimenting w/ sound levels & genres.

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Crutchfield customer from Menominee on 4/23/2017

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Good Polk quality speaker at a good price.. The highs good for the outdoor durability and price.

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ERIC from PORT REPUBLIC VA on 9/6/2016

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MAN THESE SPEAKERS ARE THE REAL DEAL. I LIKED THEM SO MUCH, I BOUGHT A SECOND PAIR FOR MY WORK SHOP. THEY ARE SO CRISP AND CLEAR. IT IS SO NICE HAVING BACKGROUND MUSIC WHILE WORKING OUTSIDE, OR JUST HAVING A NICE DINNER. IM SO GLAD I FOUND THESE SPEAKERS, AND THAT I BOUGHT THEM ON SALE. CRUTCHFIELD, THANK YOU AND KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK ERIC PORT REPUBLIC VA

Pros: QUALITY OF SPEAKER EASE OF INSTALLATION GREAT SOUND

Cons: NONE

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Gabrielle R from Pompano Beach, fl on 8/9/2016

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Great overall sound in a large outdoor space.

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great product for outdoor environments

Dino from Wilmington, NC on 8/9/2016

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Used this to replace a pair of Atrium 50s that were outside on a deck on the beach that had lasted 10 years until falling victim to corrosion. Looking forward to another 10 years of service!

Pros: easy to mount and reliable

Cons: changed the way the mount works, much more difficult to swivel the speakers with new cap screw design.

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Polk Audio has never disappointed me!

Steverino from Saint Charles, IL on 7/3/2016

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Once again, Polk Audio lives up to their great reputation. These speakers were easy to install and sound great! Crutch field service was fantastic as usual!

Pros: Durable, easy to install, great sound!

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Atrium 5 - rocks

George Az from Northern, Az on 6/8/2016

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For an outdoor speaker, I just had to hook them up inside once before being stuck outside. Very good speaker and accurate with reasonable bass for the size. The construction is excellent and the hangers/brackets are very well made. These will rock on your deck, Kenny Chesney sounded great on FM or CD. Female vocals like Sarah McLaughlin are clear and smooth. These are an outdoor speaker which brings a good sound outside, and it sure beats dragging the indoors speakers in and out ever night. The point is, they keep up with the Missions which we were using and now I have a permanent fix!

Pros: 5 year warranty, very well made externally, sound good and have decent bass for the size.

Cons: None that I can find.

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Great Sound

Steve from Texas on 12/23/2015

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Great sound for such a small speaker!

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Great product

W Ledford from Georgia on 12/13/2015

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Great look, very versatile, superior sound quality, very easy installation. Great product.

Pros: Easy installation, solid sound quality

Cons: none so far

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Solid Pair

Dennis from Bakersfield, CA on 9/22/2015

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Build quality is great along with a better than expected sound. Would recommend to anyone wanting great sounding speakers for your back yard.

Pros: Sound and design

Cons: None

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Crutchfield customer from New York on 8/20/2015

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As advertised. Easy to set up. It's a outdoor speaker, not to be compared with hi quality indoor speakers but gives good sound an fills purpose at good price

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410racing from Iowa on 8/20/2015

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Mounted 4 of these on the roof of an 84' house boat. Amazing clarity and surprisingly good bass for an open air application. They seem very durable and weather proof. With a nominal 35 watts per channel, they really sound great!

Pros: Easy to mount. Sound great.

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Great Outdoor Speaker

JK from New York on 8/6/2015

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Very happy with my purchase. Replaced an old pair of speakers on my deck. After reading the reviews I chose the Atrium 5's. Install was easy and the sound is great. Clear with nice amount of bass. Just what I was looking for. Highly recommend.

Pros: Easy installation Clear and good degree of bass. Great price as there was an automatic rebate.

Cons: None

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Awesome product superb service

Jenn R from Virginia on 7/12/2015

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Love these speakers. Clear and crisp sound! Customer service was very attentive to our need and we got it in 3 days in perfect condition. Super easy install!

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Sam from Missouri on 6/30/2015

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Upon recommendation, I purchased the Atrium 5. Install was easy and sound quality excellent. Have 4 around deck and pool area and the bass is surprisingly deep with great treble clarity. After install, have had a month of rain and no performance issues.

Pros: Mounting hardware, installation, sound quality

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ChrisB from Pennsylvania on 6/28/2015

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Great full sound from a compact speaker.

Pros: Easy install, swivel bracket to angle where needed.

Cons: None so far.

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Quality

Tipsy from Norfolk, Virginia on 6/15/2015

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Good sound from a quality product.

Pros: Easy install, immediate impact of the outdoor space.

Cons: None that I can think of.

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awesome speakers

Crutchfield customer from chesterfield, va on 6/15/2015

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Great sounding speakers

Pros: Great sound

Cons: A little pricey

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Atrium5, Great speakers for my new deck!

kevin from Pennsylvania on 5/31/2015

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just moved into a new townhome and have a new deck off the side of the house. i wanted something that would be able to fill the deck for entertaining or just sitting back... i looked at and have installed many outdoor speakers over the years. what sold me on these was the video on Crutchfield showing what great lengths polk puts these speakers through with testing for outdoor conditions [second video on the product page]. we put them up yesterday under some eaves so they wont nearly be exposed to the conditions from those test. have them running from a sonos connect amp in the garage and they sound great. i'm very please with my choice and thanks to the Crutchfield advisor Conrad that helped me make the right choice.

Pros: Super easy to install. Great sound!

Cons: None

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Great little speaker

andy from New York, NY on 9/30/2014

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Excellent speaker in nice small package. alittle weak on the base but what I expected from a compact speaker and no sub.

Pros: Clarity of sound Appearance and mounting of speaker

Cons: base levels

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Atrium 5

Paul from Sugar Land, TX on 9/2/2014

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Great speakers. Very easy set up with no hassle. They look great on my patio. I paired them with a Niles outdoor volume control. I was looking at the 4s but splurged and got the 5s. Great decision so far.

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BillW from Baton Rouge, LA on 9/2/2014

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These outdoor speaker 'Fit the Bill' perfectly. Easy to install on my existing mounts & sound just Great.

Pros: Mounts easily--Sounds Great!

Cons: None that I can think of--a tad bit heavy, but my brackets had heavy speakers before.

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Tony from NY on 8/19/2014

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I had an upcoming party and needed speakers for my porch.I've bought Polk speakers in the past and decided to try there outdoor speakers.They sound as good as any indoor speaker.

Pros: Good sounding,can be mounted im a wall corner

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Great Sound

Anon from St.Louis, MO on 7/29/2014

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Fantastic sound. I was concerned about the base after reading some of the reviews but I actually have a great base response and the well blended sound. I am very particular about the the right amount of base and tend to lean a little heavy towards a deep base and I was pleasantly surprised by the amount these put out.

Pros: Overall sound and quality for the price

Cons: None

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Great Sound for a Great Price

Jenn from Wakefield, MA on 6/16/2014

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We're using 4 sets of Polk speakers w/sonos. The speakers were easy to set-up & they sound great - even outside on the patio.

Pros: great price; great sound; easy setup

Cons: none at the moment

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Polk Rocks

Old Guy from Chester VA on 6/3/2014

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Replaced a set of Polk speakers from 1998, just died this year. These are easy to mount, outstanding sound across all ranges, Excellent

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David from Sonora, CA on 11/5/2013

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My wife and I have wanted outside Speakers for our rear deck for some time now, but had not chosen which ones to purchase. My son did some research and highly recommended these Polk Audio Atrium5 Speakers. We purchased them along with a new TV and Soundbase from Crutchfield as well, and are very satisfied with our choices. The outside Speakers have a wonderful Sound and Clarity that we just love! We placed one each at each end of our 1,000 square foot deck, and the sound is just perfect! One speaker is mounted on a corner to our side yard as well where we gather with friends to enjoy our Pond/Waterfall and Fire Pit with Seating, and the sound covers that area perfectly as well! Now if I can just keep my neighbors on three sides OK with my turning these up from time to time....

Pros: Excellent Sound Quality including Great Clarity - Warranty shows the faith of the Company, which we were glad to see. Strong Sound, Excellent Clarity, along with Great "Coverage"!!!

Cons: None what -so-ever! - These Speakers perform wonderfully!!!

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Fantastic

Tanner G from Kansas City Area on 5/18/2013

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These speakers are nothing short of fantastic. Even at low volumes you get a well rounded sound. These speakers powered with this Sony unit STR-DH100.. They are a team that are perfect for each other for people wanting a simple setup for a relatively low cost. Along with 50 foot of wire setting these babies up was a breeze! The way these speakers are on a swivel is awesome.. There are no restrictions due to the way this thing is built! Just make sure you measure out your distance so you have plenty of wire or its gonna be a pain getting halfway through and realizing you don't have enough. We used a 14 gauge wire and it worked excellent, we ran it to the speakers and painted over it and it blends in well with nothing standing out. Again you can't go wrong with these speakers, if you are a lover of country you are going to get vibrant vocals and a nice low end bass guitar and kick drum to round it out. And if you are a lover of hip hop these babies are going to give you vibrant vocals, a nice clean treble, and a very clean tight bass. These things powered with the right receiver like the one I put above, which is an awesome yet very simple to the people not very familiar with electronics (my 75 y.o. Grandparents work this thing) will give you plenty of power to annoy your neighbors if you truly wish to. But Seriously, buy these speakers.

Pros: Sound awesome, blend well into their environment, and are very well built to last a long time

Cons: They are too awesome I don't want to leave my back porch.

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Marven G from Guthrie OK on 9/9/2012

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I used these as patio speakers attached to my inside juke box. Installation was simple. Volume seems a bit low but waiting for break-in as I have been told they take some time. Sound quality is great.

Pros: Great sound quality.

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Great for the money

Jeff B from Albany, NY on 7/24/2012

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As always the Crutchfield team helped me make a great purchase. I put these speakers on my back patio and deck so we could enjoy music while we were out there. I located them up close the eaves of the house as was recommend by the manufacturers directions. Mounting them took less then a ten minutes with the simple brackets included. They sounded great right off. Response was good and they gave plenty of volume that carried across the yard. The base was weak, as stated by most people, but for most songs you can't tell. I know these have a break in period that will hopefully help that out as time goes on. For the average user this is a great product for the money. If you like music with a lot of base I would look at something else or think of adding the Polk subwoofer for outside.

Pros: Good sound, easy install.

Cons: Could use more base

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Polk Atrium5 Great Product

Mark from Decatur, Texas on 6/26/2012

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I recently purchased a pair of these speakers to replace our old pair of Patio speakers we pruchased around 10 years ago. After installing the Atrium5's, the sound is great. I'm powering them with the Zone 2 of a Yamaha V2065. They are also running through an EQ, (for my personal tweeks). The speakers sound great. The highs are clear and the bass is rich sounding. I'm very pleased with my purchace and the quaility of theses speakers.

Pros: Easy to install

Cons: None so far

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Good Investment

SteveA from Trophy Club, TX on 6/12/2012

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This is my first experience with outdoor speakers and I am completely satisfied. If you look at the speaker line, there are a number of options from Polk. I decided to spend a bit more to go one level above the base model and I am very happy. While still a couple models removed from the top of the line, this model puts out very clean and bright sound. My outdoor area isn't large, but the sound is full and carries well across the entire area. Additionally, the speakers are fairly wide apart but overlap well in terms of coverage. Finally, the form factor is very good and while not being small, they don't seem large or obtrusive and are visually appealing without feeling that there is a large box mounted to the wall. I highly recommend these speakers.

Pros: - Balanced tones across all ranges - Smaller form factor - Easier to mount

Cons: None, so far

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Great Outdoor Speakers

Mark from Kansas City, MO on 8/11/2011

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Two years ago I purchased a complete Polk Audio setup from Crutchfield for my home theater. Setup is RTi A3's for fronts, CSi A4 for center, RC80i's for surround, and DSW PRO 550wi for subwoofer. This is powered by a Onkyo TX- SR805 with 7.1. After looking at several home theater options, kept coming back to Polk for sound quality and value. Couldn't find a better speaker for the money, and even if I spent more, these were still better than most that cost twice as much (IMHO). We recently finished off some outdoor living space and needed speakers. Initially, I decided to take a cheaper path and bought some Polk Audio Patio speakers I saw at Sams Club for around $129. They sounded terrible, and went right back to the store. I then came back to Crutchfield and decided to spend a little more on the Atrium 5's. Sound difference is amazing and they are still breaking in. Early review is these are great speakers for the money and definitely a good choice. Great for background listening or if you want to crank it up some for a backyard event, they can definitely handle the volume. Polk continues to impress me, their Patio Speakers aside (not sure what that was all about, but was reminded that you do get what you pay for).

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Tom from Soldotna , Alaska on 7/27/2011

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Great sound , first pair survived the winter outside bought second pair for the garage to use while working out there . Everybody comments and are impressed at the sound quality from an outdoor speaker . 5 STARS

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Polk Audio Atrium5

jb from mobile, al on 6/28/2011

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part of an indoor surround system i value-engineered using all polk products. needed the surround speakers to all be white. used a pair of atrium5 in front, atrium4 in rear and one blackstoneTL2 for the center...with the polk special, all of it was less than $500! looks and sounds like a lot more...crutchfield/artie was a great help...

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jason d from atlanta, ga on 6/23/2011

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Purchased the speakers for my outdoor patio; great sound, no regrets...highs and lows sound good. Plenty of power for outdoor living. Not sure what else you would be looking for in an outdoor speaker.

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Very Impressed

Chad from Auburn, CA on 6/6/2011

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I have been a audio file for 20+ years. I've owned many high end speaker brands. When it comes to these little polks I can't complain. Infact I was very impressed. After running them through the break-in period they started seriously coming alive. They are very clear and crisp sounding. The bass is also impressive for its size. They sound great at any volume. I must say Polk Audio is a great value and so are the Atrium 5s.

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Great Party Speakers

Jimi from Rialto, Ca on 5/26/2011

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Got these and cannot believe the quality. I Installed them in the Eves of the house and could not believe the sound. The worked great for the party that I had and enjoy them very much.

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Love it

Vin M from NJ on 5/10/2011

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Best Speaker I have ever bought!!

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More details on the Polk Audio Atrium5

Stacey B.

Product Research

Outdoor Speaker
Driver Technology
Enclosure Design
Connections
Mounting Options

Outdoor Speaker

Weatherproof Design: Polk Audio All-Weather Certified, Atrium Series speakers exceed baseline industrial and military specifications for environmental endurance (ASTM D5894-UV Salt Fog, Mil Standard 810 Immersion, Mil-Std 883 Method 1009.8 for salt and corrosion.) Certification means Atrium speakers can effortlessly withstand the outdoors, and hold up in extreme temperatures and precipitation.

Driver Technology

Polk Patented Technologies: Patented Dynamic Balance and Klippel Optimization technologies ensure the perfect material performance, eliminating driver and tweeter "artifacts" for more realistic sound reproduction at high and low volume levels.

  • Dynamic Balance: A Polk perfected method of analyzing a speaker's microscopic behavior with laser Interferometry. Polk engineers can tune out unwanted resonance and distortion with the right combination of materials, geometry and construction techniques. This brings you pure, distortion-free sound.
  • Klippel Optimization: By using a state-of-the-art Klippel Distortion Analyzer, Polk engineers were able to optimize the woofer's motor structure, voice coil alignment and suspension bringing you the best possible performance even at extreme listening levels.

Woofers: Each speaker features a 5" (12.7cm) long-throw mineral-filled polypropylene cone driver for clean midrange and deep, accurate bass. For a smoother response and improved durability, each woofer uses a butyl rubber surround.

Tweeters: Each speaker features a 3/4" (19mm) anodized aluminum dome tweeter with rubber surround and neodymium magnet for better power handling and smoother response.

Enclosure Design

Rugged Enclosure Design: The durable, mineral-filled polypropylene cabinet design, with molded-in bracing, sounds like a real speaker (not "an outdoor speaker"), and survives years of seasonal changes, for great sound, no matter what the weather. The rugged, mineral-filled polypropylene enclosure features a rustproof aluminum grille, rustproof aluminum bracket, and stainless steel/brass hardware.

Note: The speakers are available in a black or white finish. The enclosure is also paintable.

Broad Coverage Baffle Design: The sculpted front, steeply-angled baffle design and rounded enclosure minimize diffraction (sound reflecting off of hard edges) for more open and lifelike imaging.

Connections

5-way Binding Posts: The Atrium 5 has a pair of gold-plated binding posts that will accept bare wire, pin connectors, spade connectors, single- and dual banana plugs.

Mounting Options

Speed-Locking Mounting System: The included rustproof aluminum brackets allow multiple mounting options and are quick-and-easy to install. The Atrium 5 can be mounted either horizontally or vertically and aimed to deliver the best possible sound in a variety of situations The integrated brackets provide full 180-degree rotation (when mounted vertically or horizontally. The mounting brackets even allow the speaker to be mounted snugly in a corner or under an eve (at a downward 45-degree angle). You can remove the bracket and use the speaker's built-in stability feet, if you simply want to place the speaker on a table or shelf.

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Customer Q&A

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Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
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I want to try the best [ JASON  Oct 30, 2018 ]
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great sound, great value [ Larry  Jun 04, 2018 ]
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seemed to be a good value as they were on sale and they could handle the wattage and freq response I was looking for and had a 5 year warrenty [ steven  Apr 26, 2018 ]
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Previous experience Polk products. [ Lucius  Mar 16, 2018 ]
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After lots of comparing I determined these would be the best application for my poolside lanai. The open box price helped as well as did my excellent customer service experience previously. You have a loyal customer here. [ Robert  Jun 16, 2017 ]
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Paul recommended and I know the Polk name brand. [ S  Apr 12, 2017 ]
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quality outdoor speakers. [ Randolph  Mar 29, 2017 ]
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I thought these would be a higher quality speaker than the others I had, and were in the price range I wanted. They have been perfect mounted on the side of my shop. [ Dennis  Feb 01, 2017 ]
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Needed outdoor speakers for covered deck area. These met my requirements and have performed well for 2 years. [ Robert  Jan 27, 2017 ]
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fits perfectly under my eave and rugged for exterior use. [ Everardo  Jan 12, 2017 ]
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Need to complete my home theater speaker system. [ Jose  Dec 03, 2016 ]
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Good speakers [ RICH  Aug 01, 2016 ]
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I have other Polk speakers and wanted to add some outdoor speakers to my system without spending too much [ WILLIAM L  Jul 25, 2016 ]
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Polk name, I have several Polk products including a pair of RTA 15's which are 20 years old, still sound great and still look great. I have to really stretch to sound better, but now you guys are carrying Sonus Faber, one of the best speakers I ever heard when paired with powerful tube amps........... [ George  May 22, 2016 ]
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For our side entertaining [ Derek  May 22, 2016 ]
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My entire outdoor speaker set up is all Polk Audio. I have had zero issues with all my Polk products. 6 speakers and a Sub woofer for our outdoor entertainment area. Powered by an Onkyo 7.1 receiver. [ Peter  May 08, 2019 ]
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For my outside deck speakers, I want a little extra bass. The Atrium5's should do just that and the sale price helped my decision. Can't wait to hang these on my new house. [ Jack  Jul 21, 2018 ]
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Buster from Crutchfield recommended it based on our conversation and what I was asking for. [ Rogelio  Jul 13, 2018 ]
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Replacing a similar pair. [ Stephen  Dec 21, 2017 ]
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It was a highly recommended speaker for an outdoor location, and it was what the sales rep suggested, that would fit well with my other Polk speakers throughout my house. [ DONALD  Nov 22, 2017 ]
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Replace existing Polk 55 [ KIMBER  Aug 09, 2017 ]
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Polk speakers always sound great and these appear to a be a great addition to having music on the patio. [ James  Jul 22, 2017 ]
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Reviews/rating/price [ Mark  Jul 19, 2017 ]
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Familiar brand and had very positive reviews. [ Dawn  Jun 23, 2017 ]
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Because polka are great speakers [ GARTH A  May 25, 2017 ]
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price and matches system - amp requirements [ JAMES  May 19, 2017 ]
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reviews of speakers need a pair of speakers for my deck patio [ Edwin  Apr 11, 2017 ]
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Price and quality they are very good. They sound awesome on my patio ! [ Thomas  Mar 15, 2017 ]
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Great price point and amazing sound to boot. I listen to these almost every evening and they are holding up well, outdoors. [ Mark  Feb 28, 2017 ]
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Base on the reviews and Crutchfield expert guided and directed me to these speakers for what my needs were. I told Buzz the Crutchfield expert, what I wanted to do with my outdoor backyard project and with his help and guidance he workout and put together exactly what i needed. [ Gregory  Feb 01, 2017 ]
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Conrad recommended them and the definitive were too big Conrad's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=74 [ AdamR  May 25, 2016 ]
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My husband said they were great quality speakers. We also like that they are weather proof because we are going to use them on our covered lanai in Hawaii. [ Susan  May 20, 2016 ]
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These speakers sound great by my pool. They were easy to install and are very durable. Hooked up to my playstation and using Spotify, I can listen to tunes outside and control it all remotely from my phone. [ MARK A  Apr 27, 2016 ]
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Spoke with advisor [ Z  Mar 09, 2016 ]
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5 questions already asked

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I see they are 100 watts. I have a 200 watt reciever. Will I blow these speakers?
[ Brandon  Dec 07, 2018 ]
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I agree with Steven that the best thing to do is check the RMS watts per channel. I would think a receiver listed as a 200 watt model would not output more than 100 watts RMS per channel and if it turns out that your's outputs this 100 watts RMS per channel, it will work just fine! My Bio: https://www.crutchfield.com/bio/Paul
[ Paul  Dec 17, 2018 ]  Staff
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check your receiver to see how many watts per channel, most likely if the reciever is listed as 200 watts, it would be 100 watts per channel ( left and right) each speaker is rated at 100 watts so they would be ok. Also 200 watts is at max volume which you Hardly ever use. I think you will be ok with these speakers
[ steven  Dec 14, 2018 ]
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No. Should be fine!
[ Larry  Dec 14, 2018 ]
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Is there any way to get replacement mounting brackets for these speakers?
[ William  Jul 12, 2015 ]
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Polk's an american company. I'd contact them directly.
[ Blake  Jul 13, 2015 ]
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I want to add these to my Denon avr1613 receiver. I have it set up now with a 5.1 system inside the house. How do I add the outdoor speakers and control them separately from the indoor speakers?
[ ron  Feb 16, 2014 ]
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I am sorry but I have not tried to do what you are considering. only used them as the rear speakers on a 5.1 system.
[ JA  Feb 17, 2014 ]
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ron, in two words, you can't. the receiver you're using doesn't have a "zone b" function. sorry i can't help more.
[ JAMES T  Feb 16, 2014 ]
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Sorry couple of questions. do these speakers need to be hooked up to a receiver to work? Also can I pair two or more to them in the future? Are these compatible with IOS?
[ Paul2  Apr 30, 2019 ]
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Yes they do
[ Jeffrey  May 02, 2019 ]
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Yes you need a receiver to power the speakers. The receiver, Yamaha, that I have is capable of pairing with any device. It is capable of having two sets of speakers.
[ BRYAN  May 02, 2019 ]
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These speakers would need to be connected to a Receiver or Amplifier to work. You could run a second set of them in parallel as long as the amplifier/receiver you were using to power them is 4-ohm stable, and produces enough power to properly run them. If you have more questions, or need help please get in touch with one of our expert advisors : https://www.crutchfield.com/support/ContactUs.aspx
[ Calvin  May 01, 2019 ]  Staff
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do you have the speaker bracket dimensions?
[ chart  Jul 21, 2015 ]
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Sorry - I returned the speakers
[ JOHN C  Jul 22, 2015 ]
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