1 on 1 Testing

We will be looking at two popular products, the Klipsch CDT-5650-C II In-Ceiling Speaker and the Polk Audio Signature S35. Our tests and reviews can help point you towards models and brands that suit your needs. For more information and product comparisons, check out our longer article here.

 Klipsch CDT-5650-C II In-Ceiling SpeakerFirst, let's have a look at the Klipsch CDT-5650-C II In-Ceiling Speaker.

 Polk Audio Signature S35The second product we are looking at in this head-to-head review is the Polk Audio Signature S35.


Klipsch CDT-5650-C II In-Ceiling Speaker

Polk Audio Signature S35


+ Space-saving design and SlimTrim covers blend these loudspeakers in with your decor.
+ Swiveling gimbals with Control Dispersion Technology (CDT) directs the sound
+ Crisp, detailed sound from high quality titanium tweeters

+ Central sound-bar speaker.
+ Space saving.
+ Combination of 7 individual speakers.
+ High resolution audio.


We are big fans of Klipschs TracTrix horn tech, it allows for very efficient high-frequency handling and therefore better audio dynamics.

We are real fans of Polks products, even the lower regions tend to impress, but this is a very capable central option indeed.

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