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Polk Mono MMC5250 Owner's Manual

Momo series 5.25"/6.5" system
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  Summary of Contents for Polk Mono MMC5250

  • Page 1 ’ MMC5250 5.25" System MMC6500 6.5" System...
  • Page 2 Attach your receipt here and file for future reference. It may be required for warranty service. P O L K / M O M O : C H A M P I O N S H I P P E R F O R M A N C E...
  • Page 3: Getting Started

    All Polk Audio/MOMO Drivers Feature: • Cast aluminum baskets that mimic MOMO wheel designs • Elegant matching motor cup conceals a beefy magnet structure • Carbon Fiber composite cones • Aramid fiber spiders for greater dynamic range • Woven carbon-fiber dustcaps Polk Audio/MOMO Tweeters Feature: •...
  • Page 4: Necessary Tools

    Check that you have the following parts: Component Systems Include 2 mid/woofers MMC5250 includes: 2 crossover networks 4 - #8 Phillips head screws 2 tweeter flush mount cups 2 flush mount cup clamps 2 tweeter surface mount cups MMC6500 includes:...
  • Page 5: Installing The Components

    Installing the Components The Polk/MOMO System Crossovers You will need to make wiring connections from your amp or radio to the crossovers and from the crossovers to your mid/woofers and tweeters. Choose crossover box locations that are convenient for making these connections. As there are adjustments on and in the crossover networks which you will need to access during the “fine tuning”...
  • Page 6 Installing the Polk/MOMO System Mid/Woofers in Factory Locations Most cars have speaker grilles that blend with the rest of the car’s interior. Sometimes it is difficult to determine how to remove these grilles to gain access to the speaker that you intend to replace.
  • Page 7 1. Cut a hole in the panel (5 inches or 12.7 cm hole for the MMC6500, 4-5/8 inches or 11.75 cm hole for the MMC5250). 2. Use the speaker grille as a template for marking the locations of the four screw holes.
  • Page 8 Polk/MOMO MMC System Tweeters One important advantage of component systems is their ability, when properly installed, to improve the soundstage created by the music in your car. The soundstage is the musical “picture” made up of the instruments and vocalists. The difference in the soundstage will be dramatic depending on where you mount your tweeters.
  • Page 9 5. Route the tweeter wire from the crossover through grommets to the tweeter location. Push the red and black tweeter wires through the holes in the bottom of the tweeter cup and though the panel. 6. Slip the male fast-on connector on the red tweeter wire onto the female connector on the red wire from the crossover and the black tweeter wire to the black wire (Figure 2).
  • Page 10 6. Route the tweeter wire from the crossover through grommets location to the tweeter location. 7. Assemble cup, clamp, and machine screw loosely. 8. Route the red and black tweeter wires through the holes in the bottom of the cup. 9.
  • Page 11 Making Dual (Bi-Wire) Connections To Your Passive Crossover - Using a 2-channel amp, choose SINGLE input mode and wire your speakers to the tweeter Inputs ONLY. (Figure B) - Using a 4-channel amp (or two 2-channel amps), choose DUAL input mode and wire driver level amp outputs to the Woofer Inputs, and tweeter level amp outputs to the Tweeter Inputs.
  • Page 12 Tweeter Level The slide switch on the side of the crossover box adjusts the level (volume) of the tweeter relative to the mid/woofer. Start with the switch in the bottom position and listen. If you want a “brighter” sound, move the switch to the middle position and listen again. The “0 dB”...
  • Page 13: Amplifier Power Requirements

    Amplifier Power Requirements Your speakers will work well with a variety of electronic components. As little as 25 watts (RMS) per channel will deliver adequate listening levels in most cars. If you have a noisy car or intend to play your system at loud listening levels, more power is necessary to achieve the best performance.
  • Page 14: Specifications

    Specifications MMC6500 System MMC5250 System Peak Power Handling 250 Watts 200 Watts Continuous Power Handling (RMS) 125 Watts 100 Watts Impedance(Nominal) Ω Ω Frequency Response (+/-3dB) 43 Hz-25 KHz 53 Hz-25 KHz Sensitivity (1w/1m) 90 db 89 db Driver Mounting Diameter 5"...
  • Page 15: Thiele/Small Parameters

    Polk/MOMO Mid/Woofer Technical Sheet THIELE/SMALL PARAMETERS MMC6500 Driver MMC5250 Driver Freq. Response 43 Hz-3 KHz 53 Hz-3 KHz Resonant Freq. (Fo, Fs) 86 Hz 107 Hz 10.95 12.72 0.98 1.24 0.90 1.13 5.52 L 2.43 L 288 µm/N 240 µm/N 4.6 TM...
  • Page 16 SKETCH YOUR INSTALL HERE P O L K / M O M O : C H A M P I O N S H I P P E R F O R M A N C E...
  • Page 17 SKETCH YOUR INSTALL HERE P O L K A U D I O M O M O D E S I G N...
  • Page 18 NOTES: P O L K / M O M O : C H A M P I O N S H I P P E R F O R M A N C E...
  • Page 19 POLK MOMO LIMITED Warranty the rated maximum of the unit, cosmetic appearance of cabinetry not directly attributable to defect in mate- rials or workmanship, or service, repair, or modifica- Polk Audio, Inc., warrants to the original retail pur- tion of the Product which has not been authorized or chaser only.
  • Page 20 5601 Metro Drive Baltimore, Maryland 21215 800-377-7655 www.polkaudio.com www.polkmomo.com Contact Polk Audio Customer Service 800-377-7655 (M-F, 9-6 EST, US only) or via email polkcs@polkaudio.com. Outside the US, call 410-358-3600. “Polk,” “Polk Audio,” “The Speaker Specialists” and “Dynamic Balance” are registered trademarks of Polk Investment Corporation used under license by Polk Audio Incorporated.

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