Definitive Technology ProSub 800 vs Polk Audio PSW505

Definitive Technology ProSub 800

Definitive Technology ProSub 800 review

Apr 19, 2019

Definitive Technology ProSub 800 would be a fantastic sub for a smaller room, call it up to maybe 16' x 16' with a standard 8' ceiling. No complaints at all about the sound quality or output. And for...

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Polk Audio PSW505

Polk Audio PSW505 review

May 20, 2019

I had the opportunity to take the Polk Audio PSW505 on my test. This model with a 12-inch driver from the PSW subwoofer series. Polk Audio produces high-quality products that have always received war...

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Product

Definitive Technology ProSub 800
Polk Audio PSW505

Model

ProSub 800
PSW505

Brand

Definitive Technology
Polk Audio

Rating

4.2 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

82
2325

General

Amplification type

active
active

Detachable grilles

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

300
250

Maximal output power (RMS), W

750
480

Audio amplifier output power, W

300
360

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

80
85

Impedance, Ohm

4

Frequency response, Hz

20-150
25-160

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-150
60-125

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

8
12

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

down firing
has not

Connections

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1

RCA outputs

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, white
black

Enclosure type

vented
sealed

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

32.5 x 26.1 s 39.8/12.8 x 10.3 x 15.7
40.9 x 38.4 x 46.2/18.2 x 15.2 x 16.2

Weight, kg/pounds

12.9/28.5
19.5/43

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  • 13.1
  • 9Definitive Technology ProSub 800
  • 13.1Polk Audio PSW505

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