Audioengine S8 vs Polk Audio PSW505

Audioengine S8
Audioengine S8 review

Apr 15, 2019

The Audioengine S8 subwoofer although humbly priced has received 4.5 stars on the Amazon customer reviews. Which is pretty impressive for a humble $350 price. Especially, considering the fact that S8...

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Polk Audio PSW505
Polk Audio PSW505 review

Aug 28, 2018

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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Common

Product

Audioengine S8
Polk Audio PSW505

Model

S8
PSW505

Brand

Audioengine
Polk Audio

Rating

4.3 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

90
2285

General

Amplification type

active
active

Detachable grilles

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
250

Maximal output power (RMS), W

250
480

Audio amplifier output power, W

125
360

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

88
85

Impedance, Ohm

8
4

Frequency response, Hz

27-180
25-160

Crossover frequency, Hz

50-130
60-125

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

8
12

Driver placement

down firing
front panel

Port placement

front panel
has not

Connections

RCA LFE inputs

1
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

Speaker inputs (pair)

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

33.2 x 28.1 x 33.2/13.1 x 11.1 x 13.2
40.9 x 38.4 x 46.2/18.2 x 15.2 x 16.2

Width, kg/pounds

12.7/28.1
19.5/43

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  • 11.2
  • 11.1
  • 11.2Audioengine S8
  • 11.1Polk Audio PSW505

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