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I run the Polk 12' 300w, shakes the whole 2500sqft house.

Passes every sound test I could run and I am a hardcore audiophile, perks of playing in an orchestra for nearly a decade.
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That subwoofer is junk. Speakers never get outdated. If your current subwoofer is sufficient for your needs, there's no reason not to keep it.

If you're looking at an upgrade, I'd say look into the Dayton SUB120. That PSW10 honestly doesn't sound that great at all. Better than a Logicrap setup by far...but not great.


That is a very impressive line.. For what was it $150?
Edited by StuffStuff1 - 1/11/11 at 12:31pm
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That is a very impressive line.. For what was it $150?
http://www.parts-express.com/pe/show...number=300-635

~$160+$15 shipping+tax if applicable.

Great sub for that price; I've heard it before.

It used to be cheaper IICR
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You got any pics?


Well i was asking you cause i figured having another (Unbiased opinion might help)

I LOVE them. I cant remeber the model number now but i got a hold of a Sony receiver from the 90's. Not just any receiver tho. Their flag ship one.

When i put the volume all the way up along with my other 12" sub.. Well lets say i got a warning from the police..
Yes, yes I do have pictures . Please ignore the mess around my area. My rig is in the garage....that's not my mess .



What matters most in audio is how it sounds to your ears. The only reason for asking around on here, is so you don't make a bad purchase. That PSW10 would be a bad purchase if you've already got a decent subwoofer.

The 90's Sony equipment honestly wasn't all that bad. It wasn't until the late 90's that they started producing garbage, but MOST of that was with their speakers.

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I run the Polk 12' 300w, shakes the whole 2500sqft house.

Passes every sound test I could run and I am a hardcore audiophile, perks of playing in an orchestra for nearly a decade.
It's an okay subwoofer. I believe its got a tune frequency of around 35Hz or so on the port. Not the best honestly, but not horrible. Last one I heard, could reach down to around 29-30Hz audibly. If you consider yourself an audiophile, you're looking at the wrong subwoofers honestly.

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That is a very impressive line.. For what was it $150?
The SUB120 is $159 plus tax and shipping, straight from the manufacturer's dealer (PartsExpress). They used to be $139, and I honestly am kicking myself for not grabbing another one while they were cheap. I had one a while back....best house sub I've had in a long time. My only one that was more favorite was my home made one from a really old RE 10" subwoofer, Dayton 500w plate amp, and a T-Line enclosure tuned at 25Hz. But that was too boomy at low notes (which I honestly do like).
Edited by pioneerisloud - 1/11/11 at 10:03pm
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i actually have that sub and a its great for a decent size room and at the price. ive had it for about 4 years now and its never disappointed
    
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B&W Speakers can be awesome if you can pick up the right ones...
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B&W Speakers can be awesome if you can pick up the right ones...
However the price is not awesome to us poor people.
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The 90's Sony equipment honestly wasn't all that bad. It wasn't until the late 90's that they started producing garbage, but MOST of that was with their speakers.
^So true

I also have a Polk sub, PSW125 12", and it has made me very happy. The PSW10 is a good sub for the entry-level and the price $100. It will please you if it is your first sub but if you want to spend a little more than get a non-Polk sub. A lot of people rag on Polk subs, I know they are not the best but they are pretty well-rounded. Anyways, that Dayton looks good to me so go for it.
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How about a Bic F12?
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