Well, sort of correct. Timbre matching means the way the speaker sounds overall and how well it blends seamlessly with your other speakers. Primarily, it is how a speaker reproduces sound from the mid to high frequencies. Most of the time, having the same tweeters across all your speakers gets you close, but the easiest way to timbre match is to use the same "series" of speaker from one manufacturer.
So, the question remains is what series of Polk speakers is the SurroundBar 500 matched to? Is it the RTi's or LSI's for example? Now, to be completely honest, for gaming and movies it's not entirely required to timbre match your surrounds as these speakers produce mainly ambient and special effects sounds. However, it's critical your rear channels are timbre matched when listening to multi-channel music playback via SACD, DVD-A, or other high fidelity formats.
Does that make sense? You might have to call Polk Audio and ask what series of in-walls are timbre matched to your SurroundBar.
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