BIC America F12 vs Pioneer SW-8

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
BIC America F12
7.3
Pioneer SW-8
6
8
8
BIC America F12

BIC America F12 review

May 11, 2020

When making BIC America F12 review the device impressed us with punchy and impactful bass despite its underpowered amplifier rating. This subwoofer is a cost-effective solution for upgrading the boom ...

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Pioneer SW-8

Pioneer SW-8 review

May 15, 2020

Designed by Pioneer’s Chief Speaker Engineer, internationally renowned Andrew Jones, this subwoofer comes with a remarkable pedigree of over 70 years of Pioneer audio heritage and industry firs...

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Product

BIC America F12
Pioneer SW-8

Model

F12
SW-8

Brand

BIC America
Pioneer

Reviews

1720
91

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150

Maximal output power (RMS), W

475
100

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

90

Impedance, Ohm

8

Frequency response, Hz

25-200
38-150

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-90
40-150

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
8

Driver placement

front panel
down firing

Port placement

back side
front panel

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
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
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

27.9 x 30.8 x 33/19 x 21 x 22
30.7 x 35.8 x 30.7 /12.1 x 14.1 x 12.1

Weight, kg/pounds

9.2/20
9.2/20.4
BIC America F12
Pioneer SW-8
BIC America F12
Pioneer SW-8

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
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  • 7.3
  • 6
  • 7.3BIC America F12
  • 6Pioneer SW-8

The BIC America F12 is better subwoofer in this comparison. Check BIC America F12 price