Kanto sub8 vs Dayton Audio SUB-1200

sub8 vs SUB-1200 comparison chart

Overall
Kanto sub8
5.6
Dayton Audio SUB-1200
7.3
8
8

Kanto sub8 vs Dayton Audio SUB-1200 review

Kanto sub8
vs
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

For an affordable subwoofer, Kanto sub8 and Dayton Audio SUB-1200 are two comparable choices. sub8 has a total rating of 5.6 out of 10 vs 7.3 out of 10 for SUB-1200.

Advantages Kanto sub8 over Dayton Audio SUB-1200

  • Has more nominal output power: 125W vs 120W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 250W vs 120W (RMS)
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 175Hz vs 140Hz

Advantages Dayton Audio SUB-1200 over Kanto sub8

  • Loudspeaker grill is removable
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 25Hz vs 35Hz
  • Larger driver size: 12" vs 8"

Common strengths

  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
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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Product

Kanto sub8
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Model

sub8
SUB-1200

Brand

Kanto
Dayton Audio

Reviews

101
184

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

sealed
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

125
120

Maximal output power (RMS), W

250
120

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

85

Impedance, Ohm

8

Frequency response, Hz

35-175
25-140

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-120
40-140

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

8
12

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

without
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)

0
2

Speaker level input (pair)

0
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, white, gray
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

28 x 28 x 30/11 x 11 x 11.9
41.1 x 45.3 x 42.6/ 16.2 x 17.8 x 16.8

Weight, kg/pounds

9.3/20.5
20/44.6

Other

Release year

2016
2016
Kanto sub8
Dayton Audio SUB-1200
Kanto sub8
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.6
  • 7.3
  • 5.6Kanto sub8
  • 7.3Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Kanto sub8 competitors

Dayton Audio SUB-1200 competitors