Audioengine S8 vs Polk Audio PSW505

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
Audioengine S8
7
Polk Audio PSW505
7.6
8
8
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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Polk Audio PSW505

Polk Audio PSW505 review

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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Product

Audioengine S8
Polk Audio PSW505

Model

S8
PSW505

Brand

Audioengine
Polk Audio

Reviews

197
2651

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

250
480

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

88
85

Impedance, Ohm

8
4

Frequency response, Hz

27-180
25-160

Crossover frequency, Hz

50-130
60-125

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

8
12

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
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
38.4 x 40.9 x 46.2/15.2 x 18.2 x 16.2

Weight, kg/pounds

12.7/28.1
19.5/43
Audioengine S8
Polk Audio PSW505
Audioengine S8
Polk Audio PSW505

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 7
  • 7.6
  • 7Audioengine S8
  • 7.6Polk Audio PSW505

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