Klipsch R-112SW vs Polk Audio PSW505

R-112SW vs PSW505 comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-112SW
7
Polk Audio PSW505
7.6
8
8

Klipsch R-112SW vs Polk Audio PSW505 review

Klipsch R-112SW
vs
Polk Audio PSW505

Comparing Klipsch R-112SW vs Polk Audio PSW505? Our experts can help you find the best subwoofer. R-112SW has a total rating of 7 out of 10 vs 7.6 out of 10 for PSW505.

Advantages Klipsch R-112SW over Polk Audio PSW505

  • Has more nominal output power: 300W vs 250W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 600W vs 480W (RMS)
  • Higher sensitivity: 118dB vs 85dB
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 24Hz vs 25Hz

Advantages Polk Audio PSW505 over Klipsch R-112SW

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 160Hz vs 125Hz

Common strengths

  • Detachable grilles
  • Equal driver size 12"
  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Klipsch R-112SW

May 12, 2020

The subwoofer R-112SW allows you to feel the music being played, and not just hear it. Its rich deep bass amazes you as soon as you press play. A built-in digital amplifier provides ample power and fi...

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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-112SW
Polk Audio PSW505

Model

R-112SW
PSW505

Brand

Klipsch
Polk Audio

Reviews

331
2983

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
sealed

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

300
250

Maximal output power (RMS), W

600
480

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

118
85

Impedance, Ohm

8
4

Frequency response, Hz

24-125
25-160

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-160
60-125

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
12

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

front panel
without

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
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

39.4 x 41.4 x 46.3/15.5 x 17.4 x 18.2
38.4 x 40.9 x 46.2/15.2 x 18.2 x 16.2

Weight, kg/pounds

22.1/48.7
19.5/43

Other

Release year

2012
2005
Klipsch R-112SW
Polk Audio PSW505
Klipsch R-112SW
Polk Audio PSW505

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7.6
  • 7Klipsch R-112SW
  • 7.6Polk Audio PSW505

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