SVS SB-1000 vs Polk Audio PSW505

SVS SB-1000

SVS SB-1000 review

May 20, 2019

The active (with its own built-in amplifier) floor model SB-1000 is the junior device among the closed subwoofers of this brand. This is the world-class device, so it provides the extreme intensity, ...

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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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Common

Product

SVS SB-1000
Polk Audio PSW505

Model

SB-1000
PSW505

Brand

SVS
Polk Audio

Rating

4.5 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

89
2316

General

Amplification type

active
active

Detachable grilles

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

300
250

Maximal output power (RMS), W

720
480

Audio amplifier output power, W

300
360

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

100
85

Impedance, Ohm

8
4

Frequency response, Hz

24-260
25-160

Crossover frequency, Hz

50-160
60-125

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
12

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

has not
has not

Connections

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

2
1

RCA outputs

2

XLR inputs (pair)

XLR outputs (pair)

Wireless

Bi-amp

Speaker outputs (pair)

2
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
black

Enclosure type

sealed
sealed

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

30.8 x 28 x 33/14 x 13 x 13.5
40.9 x 38.4 x 46.2/18.2 x 15.2 x 16.2

Width, kg/pounds

12/27
19.5/43

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  • 12.5
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  • 12.5SVS SB-1000
  • 11.1Polk Audio PSW505

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