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Our Review of Polk Audio’s PSW10

With its 10-inch driver, the Polk Audio PSW10 is not only a high-quality subwoofer, but very affordable as well. When you’re shopping for subwoofers on a budget without compromising sound quality, this is one of the best choices. With its 100 Watts of Dynamic power and deep bass, the PSW10 features a powerful bass experience.

Why We Like It – Polk Audio PSW10 Review

An excellent audio system can be enhanced by adding the Polk PSW10 to any home theater system. The amp offers a 50W RMS output, as well as a Klippel Distortion analysis feature. Subwoofers of this size are recommended for rooms that are small to medium sized. We have also reviewed the Kilpsch Stadium speakers, if you are looking for a little more power.

Performance

The 10″ driver of this subwoofer from Polk Audio is constructed using durable polymer composite material that reduces resonance. High and low frequencies are achieved as a result of this superior performance. There is a 50W RMS amplifier that provides deep bass output of up to 100W dynamic power. Klippel distortion analyzers are used by Polk Audio to ensure that drivers are properly positioned and other factors influence the quality of bass production. With a frequency response of 40 to 160 Hz, it is suitable for a variety of applications. You can choose the Polk Audio PSW505 12″ Powered Subwoofer if you prefer louder sound.

Design

With its traditional wooden look and titanium baffle, the PSW10 subwoofer is both stylish and powerful. An exclusive design and unique exit port feature has been used to optimize bass levels in this box. The PSW enclosure was braced and damped to reduce distortions, standing waves, etc. front grille of the subwoofer can be removed, revealing the 10-inch driver, which is encased in high-roll foam. The enclosure is also designed in a way to ensure that the subwoofer doesn’t move, even during high volume play. This 10-inch Sony SACS9 active subwoofer uses a similar design but delivers higher volume.

Value

With the Polk Audio PSW10 subwoofer, you can create a truly immersive home theater experience. This subwoofer has an amplifier built-in which can produce 50W RMS and 100W dynamic power – enough to rattle a room up to medium size. A low pass filter adjustment, three-way power switch, and phase toggle switch are located on the rear of the subwoofer. In terms of connectivity, it has two gold-plated RCA inputs and speaker level inputs and outputs. However, the more expensive BIC America F12 12-Inch 475-Watt Front Firing Powered Subwoofer offers a greater output for a comparable price.

Polk Audio PSW10 Review Wrap Up

If you want a powerful, affordable subwoofer that’s of high quality, we recommend Polk Audio’s PSW10. Due to its low pass filter, 100W dynamic power, 40 to 160Hz frequency response, and speaker/line-level inputs, this subwoofer has excellent features for any home theater. However, the 10 inch sub would not be good for large home theaters.