Acoustic Audio PSW-12 vs Polk Audio PSW505

PSW-12 vs PSW505 comparison chart

Overall
Acoustic Audio PSW-12
6.6
Polk Audio PSW505
7.6
8
8
Votes 2 2
Rating 3.5 3.5
Polk Audio PSW505

May 11, 2020

The Polk Audio PSW505 is a very popular option among home theater enthusiasts. It’s high powered and produces quality audio for the cost, but we found that it’s limited by some fairly sig...

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Common

Product

Acoustic Audio PSW-12
Polk Audio PSW505

Model

PSW-12
PSW505

Brand

Acoustic Audio
Polk Audio

Reviews

1130
2983

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

sealed
sealed

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
250

Maximal output power (RMS), W

500
480

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

98
85

Impedance, Ohm

8
4

Frequency response, Hz

24-250
25-160

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-140
60-125

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
12

Driver placement

down firing
front panel

Port placement

without
without

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

0
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
1

RCA outputs

0
0

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

XLR outputs (pair)

0
0

Speaker level output (pair)

2
2

Speaker level input (pair)

2
2

Control

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

App control

Desing

Body material

wood
MDF

Woofer composition

fiberglass
polymer

Colors

black
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

34 x 37 x 35/13.4 x 14.6 x 13.8
38.4 x 40.9 x 46.2/15.2 x 18.2 x 16.2

Weight, kg/pounds

14.6/32.2
19.5/43

Other

Release year

2011
2005
Acoustic Audio PSW-12
Polk Audio PSW505
Acoustic Audio PSW-12
Polk Audio PSW505

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7.6
  • 6.6Acoustic Audio PSW-12
  • 7.6Polk Audio PSW505

Acoustic Audio PSW-12 competitors

Polk Audio PSW505 competitors