SVS SB-1000 vs Polk Audio PSW505

SB-1000 vs PSW505 comparison chart

Overall
SVS SB-1000
7.6
Polk Audio PSW505
7.6
8
8

SVS SB-1000 vs Polk Audio PSW505 review

SVS SB-1000
vs
Polk Audio PSW505

Comparing SVS SB-1000 vs Polk Audio PSW505? Our experts can help you find the best subwoofer. Based on our rating, both subwoofers have the same overall rating of 7.6.

Advantages SVS SB-1000 over Polk Audio PSW505

  • Has more nominal output power: 300W vs 250W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 720W vs 480W (RMS)
  • Higher sensitivity: 100dB vs 85dB
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 24Hz vs 25Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 260Hz vs 160Hz

Common strengths

  • Detachable grilles
  • Sealed boxes
  • Equal driver size 12"
  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
Votes 2 2
Rating 5 5
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Common

Product

SVS SB-1000
Polk Audio PSW505

Model

SB-1000
PSW505

Brand

SVS
Polk Audio

Reviews

189
2983

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

sealed
sealed

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

300
250

Maximal output power (RMS), W

720
480

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

100
85

Impedance, Ohm

8
4

Frequency response, Hz

24-260
25-160

Crossover frequency, Hz

50-160
60-125

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
12

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

without
without

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

2
1

RCA outputs

2
0

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

XLR outputs (pair)

0
0

Speaker level output (pair)

0
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

28 x 30.8 x 33/13 x 14 x 13.5
38.4 x 40.9 x 46.2/15.2 x 18.2 x 16.2

Weight, kg/pounds

12/27
19.5/43

Other

Release year

2005
2005
SVS SB-1000
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  • 7.6SVS SB-1000
  • 7.6Polk Audio PSW505