Acoustic Audio PSW-12 vs Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Acoustic Audio PSW-12
vs
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

For an affordable subwoofer, Acoustic Audio PSW-12 and Dayton Audio SUB-1200 are two comparable choices. PSW-12 has a total rating of 6.6 out of 10 vs 7.3 out of 10 for SUB-1200.

Advantages Acoustic Audio PSW-12 over Dayton Audio SUB-1200

  • Has more nominal output power: 150W vs 120W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 500W vs 120W (RMS)
  • Higher sensitivity: 98dB vs 85dB
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 24Hz vs 25Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 250Hz vs 140Hz

Advantages Dayton Audio SUB-1200 over Acoustic Audio PSW-12

  • Loudspeaker grill is removable

Common strengths

  • Equal driver size 12"
  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
Acoustic Audio PSW-12
6.6
Dayton Audio SUB-1200
7.3
8
8
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Dayton Audio SUB-1200 review

May 13, 2020

Dayton Audio is the "house brand" for the venerable electronics company Parts Express. It is a great solution for many music lovers. For more information check this Dayton Audio SUB-1200 review. Art...

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Product

Acoustic Audio PSW-12
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Model

PSW-12
SUB-1200

Brand

Acoustic Audio
Dayton Audio

Reviews

985
154

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

sealed
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
120

Maximal output power (RMS), W

500
120

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

98
85

Impedance, Ohm

8
8

Frequency response, Hz

24-250
25-140

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-140
40-140

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
12

Driver placement

down firing
front panel

Port placement

without
down firing

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
41.1 x 45.3 x 42.6/ 16.2 x 17.8 x 16.8

Weight, kg/pounds

14.6/32.2
20/44.6
Acoustic Audio PSW-12
Dayton Audio SUB-1200
Acoustic Audio PSW-12
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7.3
  • 6.6Acoustic Audio PSW-12
  • 7.3Dayton Audio SUB-1200

The Dayton Audio SUB-1200 is better subwoofer in this comparison. Check Dayton Audio SUB-1200 price