Bic Acoustech PL-200 II vs Dayton Audio SUB-1500

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Bic Acoustech PL-200 II review

This model is built very well – nothing shakes or rattles and the whole subwoofer feels like one solid piece. It has two ports that exclude any kind of noise and they also improve the output sound quality. Bic Acoustech PL-200 II vs Dayton Audio SUB-1500 the driver size of the BIC is 12 inches while Dayton has 15. The inputs are gold-plated to minimize the output noise. It has Dolby Pro Logic and DTS LFE inputs. It has hand-rubbed black lacquer on the top and bottom, so it has a deep gloss shine and it is scratch resistant. It has 250 W of the RMS output, while the dynamic peak output can reach 1000 W. Bic Acoustech PL-200 II

Dayton Audio SUB-1500 review

This model was designed to make sure you will always get the perfect sound no matter how loud you want it to be. The Dayton Audio SUB-1500 has 25.5 kg vs 20.9 kg in Bic Acoustech PL-200 II. The body of the Dayton Audio SUB-1500 is made of MDF, which means this is a durable model and the body is not easy to damage. The polymer woofer composition also adds rigidity. Overall, it is a subwoofer with the rigid construction with a nice black vinyl texture. The audio amplifier output power is 150 W. The impedance is 4 Ohms, while the frequency response range is from 23 Hz to 140 Hz. Dayton Audio SUB-1500

Bic Acoustech PL-200 II pros & cons

Pros

  • Compatible with other speakers you have
  • It has 2 smaller ports on the front panel that makes the sound output deeper and clearer

Cons

  • Low bass at high volume doesn't sound great

Dayton Audio SUB-1500 pros & cons

Pros

  • The speaker itself looks very high quality, like surround sound
  • There is no port noise

Cons

  • The subwoofer is larger than it seems

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
Bic Acoustech PL-200 II
6.6
Dayton Audio SUB-1500
7.3
8
8
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Product

Bic Acoustech PL-200 II
Dayton Audio SUB-1500

Model

PL-200 II
SUB-1500

Brand

Bic Acoustech
Dayton Audio

Reviews

775
72

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

250
150

Maximal output power (RMS), W

1000
150

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

110
86

Impedance, Ohm

8
4

Frequency response, Hz

21-200
23-140

Crossover frequency, Hz

30-150
40-140

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
15

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

front panel
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

pressed long-fibre paper
polymer

Colors

black
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

37 x 43.6 x 49.5/14.8 x 17.2 x 19.5
49.7 x 48.7 x 50.2/19.6 x 19.2 x 19.8

Weight, kg/pounds

20.9/46
25.5/56.1
Bic Acoustech PL-200 II
Dayton Audio SUB-1500
Bic Acoustech PL-200 II
Dayton Audio SUB-1500

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 6.6
  • 7.3
  • 6.6Bic Acoustech PL-200 II
  • 7.3Dayton Audio SUB-1500

The Dayton Audio SUB-1500 is better subwoofer in this comparison. Check Dayton Audio SUB-1500 price