Sony SACS9 vs Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Sony SACS9
vs
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

For an affordable subwoofer, Sony SACS9 and Dayton Audio SUB-1200 are two comparable choices. SACS9 has a total rating of 6.3 out of 10 vs 7.3 out of 10 for SUB-1200.

Advantages Sony SACS9 over Dayton Audio SUB-1200

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 200Hz vs 140Hz

Advantages Dayton Audio SUB-1200 over Sony SACS9

  • Has more nominal output power: 120W vs 115W (RMS)
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 25Hz vs 28Hz
  • Larger driver size: 12" vs 10"

Common strengths

  • Detachable grilles
  • Vented boxes
  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
Sony SACS9
6.3
Dayton Audio SUB-1200
7.3
8
8
Sony SACS9

Sony SACS9 review

May 14, 2020

The Sony subwoofer for home theater is of high quality and incredible power. The durable case not only copes with aesthetic functions perfectly, but also provides the necessary conditions for high-qu...

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Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Dayton Audio SUB-1200 review

May 13, 2020

Dayton Audio is the "house brand" for the venerable electronics company Parts Express. It is a great solution for many music lovers. For more information check this Dayton Audio SUB-1200 review. Art...

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Product

Sony SACS9
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Model

SACS9
SUB-1200

Brand

Sony
Dayton Audio

Reviews

2050
173

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

115
120

Maximal output power (RMS), W

120

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

85

Impedance, Ohm

6
8

Frequency response, Hz

28-200
25-140

Crossover frequency, Hz

50-200
40-140

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

10
12

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

back side
down firing

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

0
1

RCA outputs

0
0

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

XLR outputs (pair)

0
0

Speaker level output (pair)

2
2

Speaker level input (pair)

2
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

29.4 x 34.5 x 39.8/11.6 x 13.6 x 15.7
41.1 x 45.3 x 42.6/ 16.2 x 17.8 x 16.8

Weight, kg/pounds

11.4/25.3
20/44.6
Sony SACS9
Dayton Audio SUB-1200
Sony SACS9
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.3
  • 7.3
  • 6.3Sony SACS9
  • 7.3Dayton Audio SUB-1200

The Dayton Audio SUB-1200 is better subwoofer in this comparison - check Dayton Audio SUB-1200 price.