Sonos SUB vs Audioengine S8

Sonos SUB

Sonos SUB review

Apr 18, 2019

Imagine the typical subwoofer. I’m almost sure that you imagined an ordinary big black box, which you would like to hide somewhere in the corner of your room in order to be sure that your frien...

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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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Common

Product

Sonos SUB
Audioengine S8

Model

SUB
S8

Brand

Sonos
Audioengine

Rating

4.7 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

410
91

General

Amplification type

active
active

Detachable grilles

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150

Maximal output power (RMS), W

250

Audio amplifier output power, W

125

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

88

Impedance, Ohm

8

Frequency response, Hz

25-200
27-180

Crossover frequency, Hz

50-130

Driver

Driver quantity

2
1

Driver size, in

6
8

Driver placement

front panel
down firing

Port placement

has not
front panel

Connections

RCA LFE inputs

1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1

RCA outputs

1

XLR inputs (pair)

XLR outputs (pair)

Wireless

Bi-amp

Speaker outputs (pair)

Speaker inputs (pair)

Controls

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

Material

Body material

MDF

Woofer composition

polymer

Colors

black
black, white

Enclosure type

sealed
vented

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

38.9 x 40 x 15.8/15.3 x 15.8 x 6.2
33.2 x 28.1 x 33.2/13.1 x 11.1 x 13.2

Weight, kg/pounds

16/36.3
12.7/28.1

Subwoofers HelpToChoose comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 13.1
  • 9.2
  • 13.1Sonos SUB
  • 9.2Audioengine S8

The Sonos SUB is better subwoofer in this comparison. Check Sonos SUB price