Polk Audio PSW10 vs Dayton Audio SUB-1200

PSW10 vs SUB-1200 comparison chart

Overall
Polk Audio PSW10
6.3
Dayton Audio SUB-1200
7.3
8
8

Polk Audio PSW10 vs Dayton Audio SUB-1200 review

Polk Audio PSW10
vs
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

For an affordable subwoofer, Polk Audio PSW10 and Dayton Audio SUB-1200 are two comparable choices. PSW10 has a total rating of 6.3 out of 10 vs 7.3 out of 10 for SUB-1200.

Advantages Polk Audio PSW10 over Dayton Audio SUB-1200

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

Advantages Dayton Audio SUB-1200 over Polk Audio PSW10

  • Has more nominal output power: 120W vs 50W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 120W vs 100W (RMS)
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 25Hz vs 35Hz
  • Larger driver size: 12" vs 10"

Common strengths

  • Detachable grilles
  • Vented boxes
  • Equal sensitivity 85dB
  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Polk Audio PSW10

May 11, 2020

The Polk Audio PSW10 review is about a good combination of power and restraint. Polk Audio is an award-winning developer and maker of high-end audio products, as well as Directed Electronics, Inc.'s ...

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Dayton Audio SUB-1200

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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Common

Product

Polk Audio PSW10
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Model

PSW10
SUB-1200

Brand

Polk Audio
Dayton Audio

Reviews

9215
184

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

50
120

Maximal output power (RMS), W

100
120

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

85
85

Impedance, Ohm

4
8

Frequency response, Hz

35-200
25-140

Crossover frequency, Hz

80-160
40-140

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

10
12

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

front panel
down firing

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

0
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
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, brown, silver
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

35.6 x 36.5 x 41/14 x 16.2 x 14.4
41.1 x 45.3 x 42.6/ 16.2 x 17.8 x 16.8

Weight, kg/pounds

11.8/26
20/44.6

Other

Release year

2006
2016
Polk Audio PSW10
Dayton Audio SUB-1200
Polk Audio PSW10
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.3
  • 7.3
  • 6.3Polk Audio PSW10
  • 7.3Dayton Audio SUB-1200

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