Monoprice 9723 vs Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Experience clear bass sound - Monoprice 9723 vs Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Monoprice 9723 vs Dayton Audio SUB-1200

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These two models would be a perfect option if you do not need too much bass sound, but we still need to compare the output power – the maximal output power of Monoprice is 200 W versus 120 W of Dayton. The frequency response is 50-250 Hz for Monoprice and 25-140 for Dayton. Their crossover frequency is 50-150 Hz and 40-140 Hz respectively.

The advantage of Monoprice is that it is a bit more powerful than Dayton is. The disadvantage is that you may experience some buzzing noise.

The advantage of Dayton Audio SUB-1200 is that its frequency response goes from 25 Hz to 140 Hz. The disadvantage is that the auto on/off feature may not work properly.

Choosing between Monoprice 9723 or Dayton Audio SUB-1200, you need to remember that Monoprice is a better option if you want more bass, while Dayton has a better frequency response. However, both models would be perfect for small or middle-sized rooms.

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Features & Performance

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Monoprice 9723 is a high-performance subwoofer that features an internal battery that is capable of running for 9 hours. It can transmit audio to two sets of Bluetooth receivers, the operating range of the splitter is around 30 feet. Dayton Audio SUB-1200 features a bottom-firing, flared port. It has high and low-level inputs, outputs, and phase control. Comparing Dayton Audio SUB-1200 vs Monoprice 9723, we can see many common features, like volume and crossover control and an auto on/off function.

Design

Monoprice 9723 is a front-firing subwoofer with a 12 in a driver. It has 3 1/2 in ports located underneath the enclosure. Dayton Audio SUB-1200 features a downward-firing flared port design. It has a 12 in long-throw woofer. The construction is solid (MDF is used). The dimensions are 17.5x17.3x17 in for Monoprice 9723 and 17.8x16.2x16.8 in for Dayton Audio SUB-1200. The weight is 40.9 and 44.6 pounds respectively.

Monoprice 9723 pros & cons

Pros:

  • Nothing vibrates or shakes even if the volume level is close the maximum.
  • It is very powerful – the output sound is deep, natural, clear and distortion-free.

Cons:

  • Tweaking and finding the right values for crossover may take some time.
  • You may experience some humming/buzzing noise or even intermittent.

Dayton Audio SUB-1200 pros & cons

Pros:

  • The controls are effective and easy-to-reach placed from above.
  • Good output sound – it hits low frequencies and fills a room with deep bass sound.
  • The cabinet looks durable and it does not shake or move when you set the volume high.

Cons:

  • The auto on/off feature may not work properly. The subwoofer doesn’t turn itself off.

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Product

Monoprice 9723
Dayton Audio SUB-1200

Model

9723
SUB-1200

Brand

Monoprice
Dayton Audio

Rating

4.1 of 5
4.2 of 5

Reviews

81
126

General

Amplification type

active
active

Detachable grilles

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
120

Maximal output power (RMS), W

200
120

Audio amplifier output power, W

150
120

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

115
85

Impedance, Ohm

8
8

Frequency response, Hz

50-250
25-140

Crossover frequency, Hz

50-150
40-140

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
12

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

down firing
down firing

Connections

RCA LFE inputs

1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
1

RCA outputs

1

XLR inputs (pair)

XLR outputs (pair)

Wireless

Bi-amp

Speaker outputs (pair)

2
2

Speaker inputs (pair)

2
2

Controls

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

Material

Body material

MDF
MDF

Woofer composition

polymer
polymer

Colors

black
black

Enclosure type

vented
vented

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

41.6 x 43.9 x 43.1/17.5 x 17.3 x 17
45.3 x 41.1 x 42.6/ 17.8 x 16.2 x 16.8

Weight, kg/pounds

18/40.9
20/44.6

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