Sonos SUB vs Polk Audio PSW505

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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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

Sonos SUB
Polk Audio PSW505

Model

SUB
PSW505

Brand

Sonos
Polk Audio

Rating

4.7 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

387
2304

General

Amplification type

active
active

Detachable grilles

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

250

Maximal output power (RMS), W

480

Audio amplifier output power, W

360

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

85

Impedance, Ohm

4

Frequency response, Hz

25-200
25-160

Crossover frequency, Hz

60-125

Driver

Driver quantity

2
1

Driver size, in

6
12

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

has not
has not

Connections

RCA LFE inputs

1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1

RCA outputs

XLR inputs (pair)

XLR outputs (pair)

Wireless

Bi-amp

Speaker outputs (pair)

2

Speaker inputs (pair)

2

Controls

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

Material

Body material

MDF

Woofer composition

polymer

Colors

black
black

Enclosure type

sealed
sealed

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
40.9 x 38.4 x 46.2/18.2 x 15.2 x 16.2

Width, kg/pounds

16/36.3
19.5/43

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  • 12.1
  • 11.1
  • 12.1Sonos SUB
  • 11.1Polk Audio PSW505

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