Yamaha NS-SW050 vs Pioneer SW-8

Yamaha NS-SW050
vs
Pioneer SW-8

Here we show you the best comparison of Yamaha NS-SW050 vs Pioneer SW-8 subwoofers. NS-SW050 has a total rating of 4.3 out of 10 vs 6 out of 10 for SW-8.

Advantages Yamaha NS-SW050 over Pioneer SW-8

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 28Hz vs 38Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 200Hz vs 150Hz

Advantages Pioneer SW-8 over Yamaha NS-SW050

  • Subwoofer phase control allows the user to add electrical delay to the incoming signal
  • Low-pass filter eliminates the notes you don't want your subwoofer to play

Common strengths

  • Vented boxes
  • Equal peak power 100W (RMS)
  • Equal driver size 8"
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha NS-SW050
4.3
Pioneer SW-8
6
4
8
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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Common

Product

Yamaha NS-SW050
Pioneer SW-8

Model

NS-SW050
SW-8

Brand

Yamaha
Pioneer

Reviews

571
93

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

50

Maximal output power (RMS), W

100
100

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

Impedance, Ohm

5

Frequency response, Hz

28-200
38-150

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-150

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

8
8

Driver placement

front panel
down firing

Port placement

left panel
front panel

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
0

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)

0
0

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

polymer
polymer

Colors

black
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

29.1 x 29.2 x 34.1/11.5 x 11.5 x 13.3
30.7 x 35.8 x 30.7 /12.1 x 14.1 x 12.1

Weight, kg/pounds

8.5/18.7
9.2/20.4
Yamaha NS-SW050
Pioneer SW-8
Yamaha NS-SW050
Pioneer SW-8

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.3
  • 6
  • 4.3Yamaha NS-SW050
  • 6Pioneer SW-8

The Pioneer SW-8 is better subwoofer in this comparison - check Pioneer SW-8 price.