Polk Audio PSW10 vs BIC V1020

PSW10 vs V1020 comparison chart

Overall
Polk Audio PSW10
6.3
BIC V1020
5.3
8
6

Polk Audio PSW10 vs BIC V1020 review

Polk Audio PSW10
vs
BIC V1020

For an affordable subwoofer, Polk Audio PSW10 and BIC V1020 are two comparable choices. PSW10 has a total rating of 6.3 out of 10 vs 5.3 out of 10 for V1020.

Advantages Polk Audio PSW10 over BIC V1020

  • Loudspeaker grill is removable
  • Higher sensitivity: 85dB vs 80dB
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 200Hz vs 180Hz

Advantages BIC V1020 over Polk Audio PSW10

  • Has more nominal output power: 160W vs 50W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 350W vs 100W (RMS)
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 26Hz vs 35Hz

Common strengths

  • Vented boxes
  • Equal driver size 10"
  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
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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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Product

Polk Audio PSW10
BIC V1020

Model

PSW10
V1020

Brand

Polk Audio
BIC

Reviews

8969
99

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

50
160

Maximal output power (RMS), W

100
350

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

85
80

Impedance, Ohm

4

Frequency response, Hz

35-200
26-180

Crossover frequency, Hz

80-160
40-120

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

10
10

Driver placement

front panel
down firing

Port placement

front panel
left panel

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

0
0

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
0

RCA outputs

0
0

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

XLR outputs (pair)

0
0

Speaker level output (pair)

2
2

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
45.7 x 49.5 x 52/18 x 19.5 x 20.5

Weight, kg/pounds

11.8/26
17.3/38.2
Polk Audio PSW10
BIC V1020
Polk Audio PSW10
BIC V1020

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  • 6.3
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  • 6.3Polk Audio PSW10
  • 5.3BIC V1020

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