Side-by-side comparison of the Polk Audio RC80i and the Yamaha NSIC800WH

Today's product comparison has Music Critic comparing the Polk Audio RC80i to the Yamaha NSIC800WH. You might think it all comes down to the price, but frankly there is a lot more to it. If you would like to see more product comparisons and reviews in this category, click here.

 Polk Audio RC80iLet's get started by taking a close look at the Polk Audio RC80i.

 Yamaha NSIC800WHNext let's have a look at the Yamaha NSIC800WH.


Polk Audio RC80i

Yamaha NSIC800WH


+ Swivel mounted.
+ Competitively priced.
+ Low-profile.
+ Water and rust-resistant.

+ Well designed grilles.
+ Expert circuitry.
+ Affordable pair.
+ Easily mounted.


When it comes to affordable audio speakers Polk are producing some of the highest rating best-sellers on the market, somehow they manage to manufacture quality models that rival the best in their class, but with a much more forgiving price-tag.

They are very precisely built and have many measures in place to help achieve best sound quality possible from a direct mount (these can be placed in walls or ceilings).

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Also see Music Critic's article 10 Best In-Ceiling Speakers of 2022 which includes even more information.

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