Polk Audio PSW111 vs Yamaha NS-SW050

PSW111 vs NS-SW050 comparison chart

Overall
Polk Audio PSW111
7.3
Yamaha NS-SW050
4.3
8
4

Polk Audio PSW111 vs Yamaha NS-SW050 review

Polk Audio PSW111
vs
Yamaha NS-SW050

Comparing Polk Audio PSW111 vs Yamaha NS-SW050? Our experts can help you find the best subwoofer. PSW111 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 vs 4.3 out of 10 for NS-SW050.

Advantages Polk Audio PSW111 over Yamaha NS-SW050

  • Loudspeaker grill is removable
  • Has more nominal output power: 150W vs 50W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 300W vs 100W (RMS)
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 250Hz vs 200Hz
  • Subwoofer phase control allows the user to add electrical delay to the incoming signal
  • Low-pass filter eliminates the notes you don't want your subwoofer to play

Advantages Yamaha NS-SW050 over Polk Audio PSW111

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 28Hz vs 38Hz

Common strengths

  • Equal driver size 8"
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Rating 5 5
Polk Audio PSW111

May 13, 2020

The PSW111 model is manufacturer-oriented for home use in entry-level and mid-level musical and theater complexes installed in small rooms. This is a relatively modest externally unit with a simple (...

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Common

Product

Polk Audio PSW111
Yamaha NS-SW050

Model

PSW111
NS-SW050

Brand

Polk Audio
Yamaha

Reviews

453
665

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

sealed
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
50

Maximal output power (RMS), W

300
100

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

90

Impedance, Ohm

4
5

Frequency response, Hz

38-250
28-200

Crossover frequency, Hz

60-120

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

8
8

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

down firing
left panel

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
0

RCA outputs

0
0

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

XLR outputs (pair)

0
0

Speaker level output (pair)

2
0

Speaker level input (pair)

2
0

Control

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

App control

Desing

Body material

MDF
MDF

Woofer composition

polymer
polymer

Colors

black
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions (W x H x D), cm/in

27.9 x 30.8 x 33/11 x 14 x 12.2
29.1 x 29.2 x 34.1/11.5 x 11.5 x 13.3

Weight, kg/pounds

9.5/21
8.5/18.7
Polk Audio PSW111
Yamaha NS-SW050
Polk Audio PSW111
Yamaha NS-SW050

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  • 7.3
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  • 7.3Polk Audio PSW111
  • 4.3Yamaha NS-SW050

The Polk Audio PSW111 is better subwoofer in this comparison - check Polk Audio PSW111 price.