Audioengine S8 vs Elac S10EQ

Audioengine S8
vs
Elac S10EQ

What are the main differences between the Audioengine S8 vs Elac S10EQ and which subwoofer is better? S8 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 vs 5 out of 10 for S10EQ.

Advantages Audioengine S8 over Elac S10EQ

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 27Hz vs 28Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 180Hz vs 150Hz
  • Volume control
  • Subwoofer phase control allows the user to add electrical delay to the incoming signal
  • Low-pass filter eliminates the notes you don't want your subwoofer to play

Advantages Elac S10EQ over Audioengine S8

  • Has more nominal output power: 200W vs 150W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 400W vs 250W (RMS)
  • Larger driver size: 10" vs 8"
  • App control
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
Audioengine S8
7
Elac S10EQ
5
8
by app
Audioengine S8

Audioengine S8 review

May 14, 2020

Audioengine S8 was created specifically to add true, dense, even bass to your active speaker system! Its design is top-notch and it owns all the necessary connectivity items. Let’s proceed to t...

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Elac S10EQ

Elac S10EQ review

May 14, 2020

The new ELAC Debut S10EQ subwoofer model has excellent bass control and excellent room integration capabilities. See what else can this sub offer you in the Elac S10EQ review. Article navigation Fe...

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Common

Product

Audioengine S8
Elac S10EQ

Model

S8
S10EQ

Brand

Audioengine
Elac

Reviews

224
43

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
sealed

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
200

Maximal output power (RMS), W

250
400

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

88

Impedance, Ohm

8

Frequency response, Hz

27-180
28-150

Crossover frequency, Hz

50-130
40-150

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

8
10

Driver placement

down firing
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
0

RCA outputs

1
0

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

XLR outputs (pair)

0
0

Speaker level output (pair)

0
0

Speaker level input (pair)

0
0

Control

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

App control

Desing

Body material

MDF
MDF

Woofer composition

polymer
polymer

Colors

black, white
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

33.2 x 28.1 x 33.2/13.1 x 11.1 x 13.2
34.2 x 34.2 x 34.2/13.5 x 13.5 x 13.5

Weight, kg/pounds

12.7/28.1
14/31
Audioengine S8
Elac S10EQ
Audioengine S8
Elac S10EQ

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 5
  • 7Audioengine S8
  • 5Elac S10EQ

The Audioengine S8 is better subwoofer in this comparison. Check Audioengine S8 price