Polk Audio DB6501


6 1/2-inch two way component system with external crossover

6 1/2″ component system

16.51cm component system

Incredible Sound, Affordable Price

The db6501 component system not only offers superior looks, but also superior sound. And all at a price that makes a high performance system affordable! The db6501 works well in OEM factory installs, as well as with high-powered aftermarket head units and component power amps. This component system delivers incredible Polk performance and durability at a very affordable price.

db6501 Features:

Dynamic Balance polymer/mica composite mineral filled cone is stiff yet lightweight for big sound, little distortion.

Marine Certified Polk db Series speakers are built tough to withstand the toughest environments so they are perfect for use in boats of all types. That?s why Correct Craft offers Polk speakers in their award-winning Nautiques ski and wakeboarding boats.

25mm liquid-cooled silk/polymer composite dome tweeter with neodymium magnet for clear, detailed highs.

Flush & surface mount swivel cups allow placement flexibility and soundstage optimization.

Low-mass 2-layer 25mm Kapton voice coil former is lightweight for high sound output. Kapton?s high melting temperature (725F/400C!) ensures high power handling and kick-butt reliability.

Supplied adaptor rings enable the db6501 to fit both 6 1/2-inch and 6 3/4-inch applications, ensuring an easy fit in everything from domestics to imports including VWs and Audis, BMWs and other European imports.

Adaptor rings make it easy to fit the db6501 in 6 1/2-inch and 6 3/4-inch applications.

Muscular ABS grilles, computer optimized and based on exclusive MOMO designs.

Durable butyl rubber surround won’t fall apart under the stress of extreme temperatures, sunlight or time, for years of the great Polk sound.

Pole plate heat sink promotes better heat dissipation for superior power handling and reliability.

Flat spider for faster, longer excursion linear motion.

Flexible woven leads sewn directly into spider for greater reliability.

2nd-order Butterworth outboard crossover for component system sound at a coaxial price.

Electronic tweeter protection circuit protects your tweeters from accidental abuse for reliable high output sound.

Vented crossover housing gives you a choice of hidden wire channels for easier, more professional-looking installs.

Rock solid, acoustically inert samped steel basket finished in rustproof gun metal gray.

Stainless steel mounting hardware.

One year parts & labor warranty.

All Polk products are made using the best materials and the most advanced manufacturing techniques. They pass the industry’s most exhaustive quality tests, including drop testing, extreme signal response and UV & salt exposure testing. Polk loudspeakers are built to perform for a lifetime.

Driver Complement

Quantity 2
Diameter 1″ (2.54cm)
Type Silk/polymer composite dome
Mid / Woofer
Quantity 2
Diameter 6 1/2″ (16.51cm)
Type Dynamic Balance polymer/mica composite cone with rubber surround


Total Frequency Response 35Hz-23kHz
Nominal Impedance 4 ohms
Efficiency 92 dB
Power Handling
Continuous 100 watts
Peak 300 watts


Cut-Out Diameter 5″ (12.70cm)
Tweeter Cut-Out Diameter 2 1/16″ (5.24cm)
Height 1 3/16″ (3.02cm)
Driver Mounting Depth
Top Mount 2″ (5.08cm)
Bottom Mount 2 1/4″ (5.71cm)
Tweeter Mounting Depth
Flush Mount Depth 7/8″ (2.22cm)
Surface Mount Height 1 1/8″ (2.86cm)


Unit of Measure system


Speaker Warranty 1 year parts and labor (original purchaser)

Specifications, dimensions and features subject to change without notice. For more information call us at 1-800-377-7655 (USA and Canada). Outside of North America call +1 (410) 358-3600.


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