Klipsch R-100SW vs Polk Audio PSW505

R-100SW vs PSW505 comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-100SW
5.6
Polk Audio PSW505
7.6
8
8

Klipsch R-100SW vs Polk Audio PSW505 review

Klipsch R-100SW
vs
Polk Audio PSW505

Comparing Klipsch R-100SW vs Polk Audio PSW505? Our experts can help you find the best subwoofer. R-100SW has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 vs 7.6 out of 10 for PSW505.

Advantages Klipsch R-100SW over Polk Audio PSW505

  • Higher sensitivity: 112dB vs 85dB

Advantages Polk Audio PSW505 over Klipsch R-100SW

  • Has more nominal output power: 250W vs 150W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 480W vs 300W (RMS)
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 25Hz vs 32Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 160Hz vs 120Hz
  • Larger driver size: 12" vs 10"

Common strengths

  • Detachable grilles
  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
Votes 2 2
Rating 4 4
Klipsch R-100SW

May 14, 2020

Add powerful bass to your movies and music with the Klipsch Reference Series R-100SW. Feel free to go down the Klipsch R-100SW review and see what this unit is capable of! Article navigation Featur...

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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

Klipsch R-100SW
Polk Audio PSW505

Model

R-100SW
PSW505

Brand

Klipsch
Polk Audio

Reviews

1568
2955

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
sealed

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
250

Maximal output power (RMS), W

300
480

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

112
85

Impedance, Ohm

4

Frequency response, Hz

32-120
25-160

Crossover frequency, Hz

60-125

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

10
12

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

back side
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)

0
2

Speaker level input (pair)

0
2

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

31.8 x 36.8 x 41.7/12.5 x 14.5 x 16.4
38.4 x 40.9 x 46.2/15.2 x 18.2 x 16.2

Weight, kg/pounds

10.9/24
19.5/43
Klipsch R-100SW
Polk Audio PSW505
Klipsch R-100SW
Polk Audio PSW505

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  • 5.6
  • 7.6
  • 5.6Klipsch R-100SW
  • 7.6Polk Audio PSW505

The Polk Audio PSW505 is better subwoofer in this comparison - check Polk Audio PSW505 price.