Polk Audio PSW10 vs Pioneer SW-8

PSW10 vs SW-8 comparison chart

Overall
Polk Audio PSW10
6.3
Pioneer SW-8
6
8
8
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Polk Audio PSW10

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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Pioneer SW-8

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

Polk Audio PSW10
Pioneer SW-8

Model

PSW10
SW-8

Brand

Polk Audio
Pioneer

Reviews

9215
95

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

85

Impedance, Ohm

4

Frequency response, Hz

35-200
38-150

Crossover frequency, Hz

80-160
40-150

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

10
8

Driver placement

front panel
down firing

Port placement

front panel
front panel

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
2

Control

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

App control

Desing

Body material

MDF
MDF

Woofer composition

polymer
polymer

Colors

black, brown, silver
black

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
30.7 x 35.8 x 30.7 /12.1 x 14.1 x 12.1

Weight, kg/pounds

11.8/26
9.2/20.4

Other

Release year

2006
2011
Polk Audio PSW10
Pioneer SW-8
Polk Audio PSW10
Pioneer SW-8

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  • 6Pioneer SW-8