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Polk Audio PSW111 Compact Powered 8" Subwoofer

This one is for those of you out there who are creating a home theater (or already have one) and are kicking yourself finding a subwoofer because you're restricted by limited living space.  It may also be a perfect option for those with a 12" already and are looking to add to the depth of the audio in your theater with multiple subwoofers.  This can definately improve the sound if you're surround and main speakers lack a solid mid-range.

If you're looking for more ideas with Polk Audio look under Speakers in the menu or start here with a perfect match with this subwoofer.   With this series of speakers, you could build an entire 5.1 or 7.1 speaker system for under $500!

The Polk Audio R Series speakers


Polk Audio PSW111

Important Specifications/Features

  • Nominal (RMS) Output Power 150 Watt 
  • Max (RMS) Output Power 300 Watt 
  • Response Bandwidth 38 - 250 Hz 
  • Crossover Frequency 80 - 200Hz 
  • Audio Amplifier Integrated 
  • Connectivity Technology Wired  
  • Speakers Included Subwoofer - 150 Watt - 38 - 250 Hz - Wired 
  • Subwoofer : 1 x Subwoofer driver - 8 in - Dynamic Balance
Floor Coupled Port
This configuration brings you maximum bass impact while keeping the front of the cabinet as low profile as possible.
Klippel Optimized Woofer
By using a state-of-the-art Klippel Distortion Analyzer, Polk engineers were able to optimize the woofer's motor structure, voice coil alignment and suspension bringing you the best possible performance even at extreme listening levels.
Dynamic Balance
A Polk perfected method of analyzing a speaker's microscopic behavior with laser Interferometry. Polk engineers can tune out unwanted resonance and distortion with the right combination of materials, geometry and construction techniques. This brings you pure, distortion free sound.
Multiple Hook Up Options
LFE, line and speaker level inputs, and speaker level inputs allow easy connection to any system.
Intelligent Amplifier
PSW Series subwoofers use intelligent amplifiers. This means, not only can they put gobs of power to your woofer, they'll use very little power at low volumes or standby mode.

Manufacturer description:
The PSW111 Powered Subwoofer delivers powerful, accurate and musical bass at shockingly low prices. Built for power and value, the PSW111 represents a continuing refinement of the highly regarded PSW Series and a great introduction to visceral home theater bass performance. Its compact design is the perfect complement to Polk RM Series and SurroundBar loudspeakers.



Polk audio being well known for affordable audio solution, has an excellent choice here for the price.  Excellent for "tight" bass on the "back end" of your system.  At less than half the MSRP this is perfect for small living spaces or second subwoofers in a 5.2 (or 6.2, 7.2, 9.2) system. 



If you're looking for more ideas with Polk Audio look under Speakers in the menu or start here with a perfect match with this subwoofer.   With this series of speakers, you could build an entire 5.1 or 7.1 speaker system for under $500!
The Polk Audio R Series speakers