Audioengine S8 vs Polk Audio PSW111

S8 vs PSW111 comparison chart

Overall
Audioengine S8
7
Polk Audio PSW111
7.3
8
8

Audioengine S8 vs Polk Audio PSW111 review

Audioengine S8
vs
Polk Audio PSW111

The Audioengine S8 and Polk Audio PSW111 subwoofers uncovers what you've been missing in your music and movies. S8 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 vs 7.3 out of 10 for PSW111.

Advantages Audioengine S8 over Polk Audio PSW111

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 27Hz vs 38Hz

Advantages Polk Audio PSW111 over Audioengine S8

  • Loudspeaker grill is removable
  • Maximum peak power: 300W vs 250W (RMS)
  • Higher sensitivity: 90dB vs 88dB
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 250Hz vs 180Hz

Common strengths

  • Equal nominal output power 150W (RMS)
  • Equal driver size 8"
  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
Votes 2 2
Rating 5 5
Audioengine S8

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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Polk Audio PSW111

May 13, 2020

The PSW111 model is manufacturer-oriented for home use in entry-level and mid-level musical and theater complexes installed in small rooms. This is a relatively modest externally unit with a simple (...

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Common

Product

Audioengine S8
Polk Audio PSW111

Model

S8
PSW111

Brand

Audioengine
Polk Audio

Reviews

256
453

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
sealed

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
150

Maximal output power (RMS), W

250
300

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

88
90

Impedance, Ohm

8
4

Frequency response, Hz

27-180
38-250

Crossover frequency, Hz

50-130
60-120

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

8
8

Driver placement

down firing
front panel

Port placement

front panel
down firing

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
1

RCA outputs

1
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, 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
27.9 x 30.8 x 33/11 x 14 x 12.2

Weight, kg/pounds

12.7/28.1
9.5/21
Audioengine S8
Polk Audio PSW111
Audioengine S8
Polk Audio PSW111

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7.3
  • 7Audioengine S8
  • 7.3Polk Audio PSW111

The Polk Audio PSW111 is better subwoofer in this comparison - check Polk Audio PSW111 price.