Polk Reserve R500 – Tower / Pair



  Reserve R500 Floorstanding Speaker Two 5 1?4? Turbine Cones
Minimum Impedance – 3.9? Sensitivity – 87dB
Designed for R900 – Yes
Frequency Response – 49Hz – 36kHz

Offering a balance of size and power, the R500 loudspeaker is perfect for both listening in a stereo pair or within a surround system. It delivers standout sound from a narrow, elegant cabinet that seamlessly fits into any room.

Key Features

  • Sleek and elegant design
  • Blends into any d”cor
  • Better bass by design with new X-Port
  • 3D audio ready for most home theater setups (optional R900)


  • Amazing Sound and Elegance
    With a slim and elegant design, the Reserve line has a minimal elegance that will fit into any d”cor. Inheriting Polk”s flagship transducer array, the R500 produces exceptional sound that rivals competitor speakers that sell for twice the price. Hi-Res Audio certified, the Reserve R500 is ideal for today”s two-channel music listening as well as multi-channel 3D audio found in movies, sports, and video game soundtracks.
  • Pinnacle Ring Radiator Tweeter
    The Pinnacle Ring Radiator Tweeter”s distinctive pointed shape guides the dispersion of high frequency sounds around a room. This innovation widens the sweet spot and allows you freedom to enjoy your music and movies wherever you choose to sit.
  • Turbine Cone Woofer
    Our pioneering turbine design delivers a significant increase in cone rigidity without increasing mass. This innovation means the woofer can move with increased accuracy and speed to deliver enhanced sound resolution, enabling you to experience a breathtaking level of detail in your music and movies.
  • X-Port
    Polk”s proprietary X-Port eliminates unwanted noise created as air moves in and out of the speaker cabinet port at high-speeds. This ensures a rich and detailed listening experience with tight distortion-free bass and a clean midrange.
  • Exceptional Cabinetry
    Reserve”s sleek cabinetry hides a world of audio innovation. Cabinets are carefully cross-braced to best eliminate unwanted interior resonances. Rounded exterior corners help disperse sound broadly around the room with minimal diffraction, creating an open sound stage.
  • Optional Height Module
    For immersive vertical sound, add compatible Reserve R900 height modules (sold separately). These optional height modules perform beautifully with the latest home theater technologies, including: Dolby Atmos, DTS, DTS:X, DTS:X Virtual, IMAX Enhanced, and Auro-3D.
  • Certifiably Excellent
    The Reserve Series sets the benchmark for music and movie audio excellence

    • Hi-Res Audio Certified
      Delivers clear and detailed high-end response up to 40Khz for improved high frequency signals for today”s high-quality audio.
    • Dolby Atmos Enabled
      Listening to Atmos and DTS:X-enabled content on Reserve Series speakers brings you deeper into the story or music every time.
    • IMAX Enhanced Certified
      IMAX Enhanced certification guarantees an unforgettably huge and dynamic home theater experience when enjoying IMAX Enhanced movies, television shows and music.


Number of Speakers In Set1
Crossover FrequencyTweeter/Mid-range Crossover Frequency – 2500
Recommended Amplifier Power25 – 200W
Audio FormatsHi-Res Audio, Dolby Atmos, IMAX Enhanced
Tweeter Size (in)1
Frequency Response32Hz – 50kHz
Impedance3.9 Ohms
Speaker TypeFloor Standing

Approximate Dimensions

Height (in)41.1
Width (in)10.1

Approximate Weight

Unit Weight (lbs.)39
Shipping Weight (lbs.)49.6

Polk Audio


Reserve Series

Product Type

Floorstanding Speaker

Fill your home with the big, clear sound of Polk speakers and elevate your favorite movies, TV shows, sports games, music, and more
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