Klipsch Sub-12HG vs Polk Audio PSW505

Klipsch Sub-12HG

Klipsch Sub-12HG review

Apr 05, 2019

The Klipsch Sub-12HG is a great solution for people who need a reliable flexible solution. This model is a great combination of high power and crystal-clear output. The down-firing driver design make...

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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

Klipsch Sub-12HG
Polk Audio PSW505

Model

Sub-12HG
PSW505

Brand

Klipsch
Polk Audio

Rating

4.6 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

514
2325

General

Amplification type

active
active

Detachable grilles

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

300
250

Maximal output power (RMS), W

650
480

Audio amplifier output power, W

300
360

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

117
85

Impedance, Ohm

4
4

Frequency response, Hz

24-120
25-160

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-120
60-125

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
12

Driver placement

down firing
front panel

Port placement

back side
has not

Connections

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
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
black

Enclosure type

vented
sealed

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

45.7 x 31.1 x 50.5/18 x 15 x 19.8
40.9 x 38.4 x 46.2/18.2 x 15.2 x 16.2

Weight, kg/pounds

18.2/40.1
19.5/43

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  • 12Klipsch Sub-12HG
  • 11.1Polk Audio PSW505

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