Polk Audio PSW505 vs Dayton Audio SUB-1200

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Rating 5 5

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
Polk Audio PSW505
7.6
Dayton Audio SUB-1200
7.3
8
8
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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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

Polk Audio PSW505
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Model

PSW505
SUB-1200

Brand

Polk Audio
Dayton Audio

Reviews

2620
145

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

sealed
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

250
120

Maximal output power (RMS), W

480
120

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

85
85

Impedance, Ohm

4
8

Frequency response, Hz

25-160
25-140

Crossover frequency, Hz

60-125
40-140

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
12

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

without
down firing

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
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
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

38.4 x 40.9 x 46.2/15.2 x 18.2 x 16.2
41.1 x 45.3 x 42.6/ 16.2 x 17.8 x 16.8

Weight, kg/pounds

19.5/43
20/44.6
Polk Audio PSW505
Dayton Audio SUB-1200
Polk Audio PSW505
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

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  • 7.6
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  • 7.6Polk Audio PSW505
  • 7.3Dayton Audio SUB-1200

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