Dayton Audio SUB-1500 vs Polk Audio PSW505

Dayton Audio SUB-1500

Dayton Audio SUB-1500 review

Apr 19, 2019

The Dayton Audio SUB-1500 is a great subwoofer if you want to fill your room with the shaking bass sound. It is a great, powerful model that can provide you with a clear, well-balanced sound. This mo...

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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

Dayton Audio SUB-1500
Polk Audio PSW505

Model

SUB-1500
PSW505

Brand

Dayton Audio
Polk Audio

Rating

4.2 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

50
2325

General

Amplification type

active
active

Detachable grilles

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
250

Maximal output power (RMS), W

150
480

Audio amplifier output power, W

150
360

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

86
85

Impedance, Ohm

4
4

Frequency response, Hz

23-140
25-160

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-140
60-125

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

15
12

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

down firing
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

49.7 x 48.7 x 50.2/19.6 x 19.2 x 19.8
40.9 x 38.4 x 46.2/18.2 x 15.2 x 16.2

Weight, kg/pounds

25.5/56.1
19.5/43

Subwoofers HelpToChoose comparison rating

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  • 9.9
  • 13.1
  • 9.9Dayton Audio SUB-1500
  • 13.1Polk Audio PSW505

The Polk Audio PSW505 is better subwoofer in this comparison. Check Polk Audio PSW505 price