Audioengine S8 vs Yamaha NS-SW050

S8 vs NS-SW050 comparison chart

Overall
Audioengine S8
7
Yamaha NS-SW050
4.3
8
4
Votes 2 2
Rating 3 3
Audioengine S8

May 14, 2020

Audioengine S8 was created specifically to add true, dense, even bass to your active speaker system! Its design is top-notch and it owns all the necessary connectivity items. Let’s proceed to t...

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Product

Audioengine S8
Yamaha NS-SW050

Model

S8
NS-SW050

Brand

Audioengine
Yamaha

Reviews

267
685

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
50

Maximal output power (RMS), W

250
100

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

88

Impedance, Ohm

8
5

Frequency response, Hz

27-180
28-200

Crossover frequency, Hz

50-130

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

8
8

Driver placement

down firing
front panel

Port placement

front panel
left panel

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
0

RCA outputs

1
0

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

XLR outputs (pair)

0
0

Speaker level output (pair)

0
0

Speaker level input (pair)

0
0

Control

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

App control

Desing

Body material

MDF
MDF

Woofer composition

polymer
polymer

Colors

black, white
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

33.2 x 28.1 x 33.2/13.1 x 11.1 x 13.2
29.1 x 29.2 x 34.1/11.5 x 11.5 x 13.3

Weight, kg/pounds

12.7/28.1
8.5/18.7

Other

Release year

2008
2017
Audioengine S8
Yamaha NS-SW050
Audioengine S8
Yamaha NS-SW050

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
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  • 7
  • 4.3
  • 7Audioengine S8
  • 4.3Yamaha NS-SW050