Polk Audio PSW505 vs Yamaha YST-SW012

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Rating 5 5

Subwoofers comparison chart

Overall
Polk Audio PSW505
7.6
Yamaha YST-SW012
4.3
8
4
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Product

Polk Audio PSW505
Yamaha YST-SW012

Model

PSW505
YST-SW012

Brand

Polk Audio
Yamaha

Reviews

2570
764

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

sealed
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

250
50

Maximal output power (RMS), W

480
100

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

85
80

Impedance, Ohm

4
5

Frequency response, Hz

25-160
28-200

Crossover frequency, Hz

60-125

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
8

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

without
right panel

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

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
0

Speaker level input (pair)

2
0

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

38.4 x 40.9 x 46.2/15.2 x 18.2 x 16.2
29 x 29 x 32.8/11.4 x 11.4 x 22

Weight, kg/pounds

19.5/43
8.5/19
Polk Audio PSW505
Yamaha YST-SW012
Polk Audio PSW505
Yamaha YST-SW012

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 7.6
  • 4.3
  • 7.6Polk Audio PSW505
  • 4.3Yamaha YST-SW012

The Polk Audio PSW505 is better subwoofer in this comparison. Check Polk Audio PSW505 price