Polk Audio PSW111 vs Yamaha YST-SW216

Polk Audio PSW111

Polk Audio PSW111 review

Apr 18, 2019

You probably understand that it’s really difficult to find the best subwoofer because the number of different alternatives is really enormous. Even despite the fact that there are a lot of comp...

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Yamaha YST-SW216

Yamaha YST-SW216 review

Apr 05, 2019

The Yamaha YST-SW216 is a great combination of modern technologies and Yamaha reliability. This is an amazing subwoofer that has everything you need. The venting ports help to avoid any resonance and...

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Product

Polk Audio PSW111
Yamaha YST-SW216

Model

PSW111
YST-SW216

Brand

Polk Audio
Yamaha

Rating

4.4 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

251
381

General

Amplification type

active
active

Detachable grilles

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
50

Maximal output power (RMS), W

300
100

Audio amplifier output power, W

150
50

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

90
100

Impedance, Ohm

4
12

Frequency response, Hz

38-250
25-180

Crossover frequency, Hz

60-120
40-140

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

8
10

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

down firing
right panel

Connections

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

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

sealed
vented

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

30.8 x 27.9 x 33/14 x 11 x 12.2
34 x 34 x 38.5/13.3 x 13.3 x 15.1

Weight, kg/pounds

9.5/21
11.2/24.7

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  • 12.3
  • 9.5
  • 12.3Polk Audio PSW111
  • 9.5Yamaha YST-SW216

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