Klipsch R-12SWi vs Polk Audio PSW505

Klipsch R-12SWi vs Polk Audio PSW505

Klipsch R-12SWi review

This sub develops a nominal output power of up to 200 watts. Klipsch R-12SWi vs Polk Audio PSW505 is wireless. The R-12SWi wireless subwoofer reproduces incredible bass for large rooms with ease. Regardless of the current layout of the room, this sub gives you complete freedom in finding the optimal location for both maximum performance and aesthetics.

The body is made of MDF with a finish of matte polymer veneer, provides smooth integration into any interior. The appearance of the copper subwoofer and the box construction are solid. There are RCA connectors.

Klipsch R-12SWi

Polk Audio PSW505 review

Polk Audio PSW505 has 250 W power vs Klipsch R-12SWi – 200 W. It has infinitely variable crossover 60-120 Hz and 25-125 Hz frequency response. The subwoofer PSW505 correctly captures the subtleties between different sounds and produce with absolute perfection.

PSW505 has a classic aesthetic charm. The front grill is removable. The back panel has a magnetically shielded LFE input to suppress noise. Easily integrates with any music system.

Polk Audio PSW505

Klipsch R-12SWi pros & cons

Pros

  • Magnetically shielded speaker with Cerametallic diffuser
  • Class AB digital hybrid amplifier
  • 0-180 deg switch

Cons

  • Not very high-quality connector

Polk Audio PSW505 pros & cons

Pros

  • Clean and hard bass
  • The mode of automatic inclusion on signal and turning off the subwoofer when it is 15 minutes away

Cons

  • High-volume port noise and rumble

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Rating 5 5

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch R-12SWi
6.6
Polk Audio PSW505
7.6
8
8
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Product

Klipsch R-12SWi
Polk Audio PSW505

Model

R-12SWi
PSW505

Brand

Klipsch
Polk Audio

Reviews

199
2560

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
sealed

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

200
250

Maximal output power (RMS), W

400
480

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

116
85

Impedance, Ohm

4

Frequency response, Hz

29-120
25-160

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-120
60-125

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
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

35.5 x 41.9 x 53.5/14 x 16.5 x 21.1
38.4 x 40.9 x 46.2/15.2 x 18.2 x 16.2

Weight, kg/pounds

33/14.9
19.5/43
Klipsch R-12SWi
Polk Audio PSW505
Klipsch R-12SWi
Polk Audio PSW505

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 6.6
  • 7.6
  • 6.6Klipsch R-12SWi
  • 7.6Polk Audio PSW505

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