Dayton Audio SUB-1200 vs BIC V1020

Dayton Audio SUB-1200
vs
BIC V1020

For an affordable subwoofer, Dayton Audio SUB-1200 and BIC V1020 are two comparable choices. SUB-1200 has a total rating of 7.3 out of 10 vs 5.3 out of 10 for V1020.

Advantages Dayton Audio SUB-1200 over BIC V1020

  • Loudspeaker grill is removable
  • Higher sensitivity: 85dB vs 80dB
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 25Hz vs 26Hz
  • Larger driver size: 12" vs 10"

Advantages BIC V1020 over Dayton Audio SUB-1200

  • Has more nominal output power: 160W vs 120W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 350W vs 120W (RMS)
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 180Hz vs 140Hz

Common strengths

  • Vented boxes
  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
Dayton Audio SUB-1200
7.3
BIC V1020
5.3
8
6
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Dayton Audio SUB-1200 review

May 13, 2020

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Product

Dayton Audio SUB-1200
BIC V1020

Model

SUB-1200
V1020

Brand

Dayton Audio
BIC

Reviews

154
99

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

120
160

Maximal output power (RMS), W

120
350

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

85
80

Impedance, Ohm

8

Frequency response, Hz

25-140
26-180

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-140
40-120

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
10

Driver placement

front panel
down firing

Port placement

down firing
left panel

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
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
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

41.1 x 45.3 x 42.6/ 16.2 x 17.8 x 16.8
45.7 x 49.5 x 52/18 x 19.5 x 20.5

Weight, kg/pounds

20/44.6
17.3/38.2
Dayton Audio SUB-1200
BIC V1020
Dayton Audio SUB-1200
BIC V1020

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 5.3
  • 7.3Dayton Audio SUB-1200
  • 5.3BIC V1020

The Dayton Audio SUB-1200 is better subwoofer in this comparison - check Dayton Audio SUB-1200 price.