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Polk Audio PSW505 12-Inch Powered Subwoofer (Single, Black)
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                01-26-2013, 10:36 AM by techman734
                Based on the single review of this subwoofer, I had to jump in here and say something. I bought this subwoofer based on 527 reviews on Amazon and never found a single negative comment that would lead me to "Stay FAR away" confused.gif
                  12-17-2013, 02:11 PM by salfirebird92
                  Let me start by saying I'm not a audiophile, with that being said, this sub rocks. I came from a Onkyo HTIB subwoofer which it sucked, I didn't realize what I was missing until this sub came in, again not a audiophile, but I do love bass. My sub is already broken into meaning I had it playing for more than 20 hrs, and it sounds great deep low and loud bass. It shakes my whole house. My living room is 12x18 not big or huge. I was going to buy a Klipsch RW12D glad I didn't some may say the klipsc...
                    12-28-2012, 01:39 PM by corekneelius
                    I own 2 of these subs. No bottom end without excessive port noise, actually not much bottom end period. If you are thinking about buying this sub, DONT. Save your money until you can get something better, or buy something different around the same price point. I will be replacing these subs as soon as the wife will let me. Stay far away, no matter how cheap it is. I regret buying these subs, un-listenable at high volume levels, your ears will thank you if you do not buy this sub. STAY FAR AWAY ...
                      10-20-2013, 01:15 PM by esdwa
                      With over 700 mostly five star reviews and huge discount for discontinued product listed on one of most popular online merchant store, I was sure I can't go wrong with PSW505. But I was. If you never had any sub before, this probably will meet your expectations as for less than $200 you get massive heavy well built cube able to shake your room well. But is it all what defines decent sub sound quality? Certainly not.

                      First of all, this sub must have really poor amplifier/supply design as...
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                      Polk Audio PSW505 12-Inch Powered Subwoofer (Single, Black)

                      Description: POLK PSW505 - This high quality powered subwoofer makes opens a whole new dimension of thrilling low end sound for audio and home theater systems alike. This versatile, clinically accurate beast handles bombs and bullets and delicate string sections with equal finesse. Polk Audio's PSW series of powered subwoofers were designed to deliver powerful and astonishingly musical bass at amazingly low prices. All the PSW models represent an evolution and refinement towards a truly visceral home-theater bass experience that coordinate with Polk's TSi and RM, and R/M/T Series Speakers for home sound that truly rivals the best that theater's offer. Experience movies, music, shows and games like never before. Pick up a PSW subwoofer and feel its superb build quality. Polk Audio PSW-505 is comprised of top-notch quality components from the driver, the power amp, and the cabinetry to deliver the finest performance. Hi-Roll Surrounds to support longer excursion High current 300 Watt Continuous (460 Watt Dynamic) power amplifier Frequency Range - 23 Hz - 160Hz Adjustable low pass crossover, phase switchand volume control for perfect blending with any main speakers Unfiltered LFE input Magnetically shielded Auto on/off circuit that automatically turns your subwoofer on when it senses a program signal. When no signal is present, the amplifier turns off within 15 minutes Sturdy Feet keep the sub from sliding across the floor when played at high volumes Unit Dimensions - 16-1/8H x 15-1/8W x 18-3/16D; Weighs 56 pounds Warranty - 5 Years Parts and Labor Speaker; 3 Years Parts and Labor Amplifier Subwoofer cable required; not included. Monster Cable is recommended


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                      Binding Electronics
                      Brand Polk Audio
                      EAN 0747192109257
                      Feature Single powered subwoofer in black for use with stereo or home theater speaker systems
                      Equipped with one magnetically shielded 12-inch long-throw woofer
                      Slot-load venting minimizes turbulence, noise, and distortion
                      Rated to 300 watts of continuous power (460W peak)
                      Measures 16-1/8 x 15-1/8 x 18-3/16 inches (HxWxD)
                      Item Height 16.1
                      Item Width 15.1
                      Label Polk Audio
                      Manufacturer Polk Audio
                      MPN AM5050-C
                      Package Height 19.1 inches
                      Package Length 20.4 inches
                      Package Weight 48.8 pounds
                      Package Width 20.4 inches
                      PackageQuantity 1
                      PartNumber AM5050-C
                      ProductGroup Speakers
                      ProductTypeName SPEAKERS
                      Publisher Polk Audio
                      Studio Polk Audio
                      Title Polk Audio PSW505 12-Inch Powered Subwoofer (Single, Black)
                      UPC 747192121709
                      UPCList - UPCListElement 747192121709
                      Item Weight 43 pounds
                      CatalogNumberList - CatalogNumberListElement AM5050-C
                      Model AM5050-C
                      Color Black
                      Warranty 5 Years, 3 years on amplifier parts & labor