Audioengine S8 vs Pioneer SW-8MK2

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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Pioneer SW-8MK2

Pioneer SW-8MK2 review

Aug 30, 2018

Recently I had the chance to test an amazing subwoofer, so I decided to write a Pioneer SW-8MK2 review. This subwoofer has a strong 100-watt internal amplifier that is specifically designed to delive...

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Product

Audioengine S8
Pioneer SW-8MK2

Model

S8
SW-8MK2

Brand

Audioengine
Pioneer

Rating

4.3 of 5
4.0 of 5

Reviews

91
420

General

Amplification type

active
active

Detachable grilles

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
50

Maximal output power (RMS), W

250
100

Audio amplifier output power, W

125
100

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

88
80

Impedance, Ohm

8
8

Frequency response, Hz

27-180
38-150

Crossover frequency, Hz

50-130
31-125

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

8
8

Driver placement

down firing
down firing

Port placement

front panel
front panel

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

Speaker inputs (pair)

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
vented

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
27 x 27 x 30/12.2 x 12.2 x 14.2

Weight, kg/pounds

12.7/28.1
9.3/20.2

Subwoofers HelpToChoose comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 11.2
  • 9.4
  • 11.2Audioengine S8
  • 9.4Pioneer SW-8MK2

Audioengine S8 is better subwoofer in this comparison. Check Audioengine S8 price