Polk Audio PSW10 vs Kanto sub8

Polk Audio PSW10
vs
Kanto sub8

Comparing Polk Audio PSW10 vs Kanto sub8? Our experts can help you find the best subwoofer. PSW10 has a total rating of 6.3 out of 10 vs 5.6 out of 10 for sub8.

Advantages Polk Audio PSW10 over Kanto sub8

  • Loudspeaker grill is removable
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 200Hz vs 175Hz
  • Larger driver size: 10" vs 8"

Advantages Kanto sub8 over Polk Audio PSW10

  • Has more nominal output power: 125W vs 50W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 250W vs 100W (RMS)

Common strengths

  • Identical low limit of frequency response 35Hz
  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
Polk Audio PSW10
6.3
Kanto sub8
5.6
8
8
Polk Audio PSW10

Polk Audio PSW10 review

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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Common

Product

Polk Audio PSW10
Kanto sub8

Model

PSW10
sub8

Brand

Polk Audio
Kanto

Reviews

7456
76

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
sealed

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

50
125

Maximal output power (RMS), W

100
250

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

85

Impedance, Ohm

4

Frequency response, Hz

35-200
35-175

Crossover frequency, Hz

80-160
40-120

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

10
8

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

front panel
without

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

0
0

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
0

Speaker level input (pair)

2
0

Control

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

App control

Desing

Body material

MDF
MDF

Woofer composition

polymer
pressed long-fibre paper

Colors

black, brown, silver
black, white, gray

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
28 x 28 x 30/11 x 11 x 11.9

Weight, kg/pounds

11.8/26
9.3/20.5
Polk Audio PSW10
Kanto sub8
Polk Audio PSW10
Kanto sub8

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.3
  • 5.6
  • 6.3Polk Audio PSW10
  • 5.6Kanto sub8

The Polk Audio PSW10 is better subwoofer in this comparison. Check Polk Audio PSW10 price