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Top 10 Best Polk Audio Powered Subwoofers
for July 2022

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Polk Audio PSW108 10

Polk Audio PSW108 10" Powered Subwoofer

100W Peak Power, Explosive Performance for Movies & Music, Black

by Polk Audio
What We like

POLK's UNWAVERING COMMITMENT, RELIABILITY AND CRAFTSMANSHIP has made it a trusted name in the line of audio speakers and sound systems, offering the best in advanced technology, engineering and innovation to let you SIT BACK AND LISTEN WITH YOUR HEART

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Product Features

  • A sleek detachable grille in front; with multiple line- and speaker-level inputs and outputs, POWER-SAVER ON/AUTO SWITCH, independent volume control and a TOGGLE PHASE SWITCH on the back panel make this sub a cohesive unit that outperforms its competition
  • BOLD SOUND WITH UNPARALLELED CLARITY STATE-OF-THE-ART KLIPPEL TECHNOLOGY provides a resonance-free combination of materials and construction techniques that tune out distortion for INTENSE AND RICHLY-DETAILED BASS even at extreme listening levels
  • CONTEMPORARY DESIGN FOR A PREMIUM HOME THEATER EXPERIENCE A 10" Dynamic Balance woofer & front-firing port directs powerful lows at the seating area giving a CINEMATIC QUALITY to your music and movies
  • EASY INTEGRATION WITH YOUR EXISTING SOUND SYSTEM. It offers a continuously variable low-pass filter, adjustable from 80-160 Hz
  • A built-in high-powered amp generates 50 watts RMS/100 watts dynamic power for an EMPHATIC BASS RESPONSE and a wide dynamic range crucial to recreate the intricate details and AUTHENTICITY OF LIFE-LIKE SOUND
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Polk Audio RC80i 8-inch Premium 2-way In-ceiling Speakers | Set of 2| PLUS PSW505 12-inch Powered Subwoofer | Upgrade your Home Theater Now!

Polk Audio RC80i 8-inch Premium 2-way In-ceiling Speakers

Set of 2, PLUS PSW505 12-inch Powered Subwoofer, Upgrade your Home Theater Now!

What We like

Polks UNWAVERING COMMITMENT, RELIABILITY, AND CRAFTSMANSHIP has made it one of the most trusted names in home audio; Bring out the best in surround sound systems and acoustic excellence, so you can SIT BACK, RELAX AND LISTEN WITH YOUR HEART

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Product Features

  • OUT OF THE BOX & RECESSED INTO THE CEILING; no mess, no extra assembly in 3 simple steps, QUICKLY AND EASILY INSTALL the ceiling speakers for a clutter free look; The PATENTED ROTATING CAM system ensures secure, vibration free installation
  • 1) CEILING SPEAKERS YOU CANNOT SEE BUT CAN SURELY FEEL; Includes a pair of Polk RC80i Disappearing In ceiling speakers; Each overhead speaker is equipped with an 8 inches Mid/Woofer & a 1 inches Swivel Tweeter
  • 2) SUBWOOFER HEART THUMPING MUSIC WITH A DEEP RUMBLE the sub has a 12 woofer. DRIVEN BY IMMENSE 460W POWER, the PSW505 gives HIGH PERFORMANCE IMPACTFUL SOUND WITHOUT ANY DISTORTION & Polk's Proprietary Dynamic Balance Technology that DELIVERS GREAT DEPTH OF SOUND WITH CLEAR, CRISP DIALOGUES
  • VERSATILE & FULLY LOADED SUBWOOFER the front grille is detachable, and the back has a magnetically shielded LFE input for noisy signal aversion, line & speaker level inputs and outputs, and a Phase Toggle Switch designed for running multiple subwoofers
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Polk Audio DSWPRO 550WI Powered 10-inch Subwoofer | Powerful 200-Watt Amp | Multiple Placement Options, Can be Placed Inside Cabinets | Easy Integration with Home Theater Systems | Night Mode,Black

Polk Audio DSWPRO 550WI Powered 10-inch Subwoofer

Powerful 200-Watt Amp, Multiple Placement Options, Can be Placed Inside Cabinets, Easy Integration with Home Theater Systems, Night Mode,Black

by Polk Audio
What We like

Polks UNWAVERING COMMITMENT, RELIABILITY, AND CRAFTSMANSHIP has made it one of the most trusted names in home audio. Bring out the best in surround sound systems and acoustic excellence, so you can SIT BACK, RELAX AND LISTEN WITH YOUR HEART

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Product Features

  • PERFECTLY BLENDS WITH YOUR EXISTING SYSTEM Timbre-matched with other Polk speakers, this sub connects to any receiver. No hassles, no extra connections! Upgrading your home theater and entertainment system is now this easy!
  • ONE SUB, MANY APPLICATIONS The DSW 550wi works as a standard downward-firing woofer but you can switch to a front-firing mode by repositioning it on its back, snapping on the woofer grille (sold separately) and adding the included rubber foot inserts
  • ENGINEERED TO PERFECTION intelligent RMS amplifiers need less power to run, allowing it to stand down at low volumes or in Standby mode, making efficient and smart use of power, giving up to 400 watts of continuous power at peak
  • STATE-OF-THE-ART SUBWOOFER WITH A BIGGER BASS THAN YOU CAN IMAGINE - Designed with unique driver materials, and based on Polk's patented Dynamic Balance woofers, this 10" Powered Sub effortlessly performs and delivers deep bass in far corners of your room
  • EXCLUSIVE PRO ROOM OPTIMIZER TECHNOLOGY (PRO) FOR OPTIMAL BLENDING gives you the freedom to place your sub anywhere in the room, even inside a cabinet. The four preset optimizers let you specify the location and define the bass setting
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Polk Audio PSW505 12

Polk Audio PSW505 12" Powered Subwoofer

Deep Bass Impact & Distortion-Free Sound, Up to 460 Watts, Easy Integration with Home Theater Systems, BLACK

by Polk Audio
What We like

EASY TO INTEGRATE WITH EXISTING SYSTEMS Hook up this sub to the receiver and upgrade your music sound instantly! Features continuously variable 60-120 Hz crossover and 25-125 Hz frequency response

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Product Features

  • VERSATILE & FULLY LOADED The front grille is detachable, and the back has a magnetically shielded LFE-input for noisy signal aversion, line- & speaker-level inputs and outputs, and a Phase Toggle Switch designed for running multiple subwoofers
  • DRIVEN BY IMMENSE 460-WATT POWER, the PSW505 gives HIGH PERFORMANCE IMPACTFUL SOUND WITHOUT ANY DISTORTION. While it blends with any speaker, it works best with Polk's Signature Series Speakers. Highly recommended for your home theater!
  • HEART-THUMPING MUSIC WITH DEEP, POWERFUL BASS Polk's 12-inch Dynamic Balance Woofer sounds better because it is built better. Make your movies, music & sports experience thrilling
  • ACCURATE SOUND REPRODUCTIONS Be it delicate, melodious string music or solid blasts and booms from bombs and bullets, this subwoofer picks the subtleties between different kinds of sound correctly and reproduces them with absolute perfection
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Polk Audio PSW111 8

Polk Audio PSW111 8" Powered Subwoofer - Power Port Technology

Up to 300 Watt Amp, Big Bass in Compact Size, Easy Setup with Home Theater Systems Black

by Polk Audio
What We like

Polks UNWAVERING COMMITMENT, RELIABILITY, AND CRAFTSMANSHIP has made it one of the most trusted names in home audio. Bring out the best in surround sound systems and acoustic excellence, so you can SIT BACK, RELAX AND LISTEN WITH YOUR HEART

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Product Features

  • HIGH-EFFICIENCY LOUDSPEAKER Driven by a 150-watt amplifier (300W at peak), this sub is your answer to more power in a small footprint. It takes about one square foot of floor space and fills any room with incredible sound wherever you place it
  • A SLEEK DETACHABLE GRILLE on the front, along with LFE line-inputs, as well as speaker-level inputs and outputs on the back, and Low-Pass Filter & Phase Toggle Switch, make this sub COHESIVE & COMPLETE, especially at this price
  • PERFECTLY BLENDS WITH YOUR EXISTING SYSTEM Timbre-matched with other Polk speakers from TSI, RM & R/T/M Series, this sub hooks to any receiver. No hassles, no extra connections. Upgrade your home theater and entertainment
  • LOUDER CLEARER SOUND EVEN AT EXTREME VOLUME LEVELS Features smart compression circuitry that limits distortion and gives a more balanced & thrilling music experience with rich, deep sound, even at low frequencies
  • ULTRA-COMPACT POWERED SUBWOOFER FOR EXTRA PUNCHY BASS An 8" Dynamic Balance woofer, specially-tuned downward-firing port & on-point speaker geometry helps deliver accurate bass with added depth that pumps up your movie, games and music experience
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Polk Audio HTS 10 Powered Subwoofer with Power Port Technology | 10” Woofer, up to 200W Amp | For the Ultimate Home Theater Experience | Modern Sub that Fits in any Setting | Washed Black Walnut

Polk Audio HTS 10 Powered Subwoofer with Power Port Technology

10” Woofer, up to 200W Amp, For the Ultimate Home Theater Experience, Modern Sub that Fits in any Setting, Washed Black Walnut

by Polk Audio
What We like

Polks commitment & expert craftmanship with their use of advanced technology, master engineering, and innovation helps them bring out the BEST IN SOUND SYSTEMS AND SPEAKERS so you can SIT BACK, RELAX AND LISTEN WITH YOUR HEART

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Product Features

  • POLK'S PATENTED POWER PORT TECHNOLOGY delivers deeper bass response with its turbulence-smoothing diffuser that transitions air flow from the speaker into your listening area minimizing any kind of distortion & delivering rich full-range sound everywhere
  • ALL CONTROLS ON THE REAR PANEL Controls for volume, low pass filter and phase toggle for optimum bass levels (0 to 180 degree) are in close reach, right on the back of the subwoofer. The front has a clean rich look with detachable grille
  • YOUR BEST BET WITH MODERN LOOKS & THUNDEROUS PERFORMANCE The sleek rounded corners are a highlight, but this sub will surely take your movie & music experience up a notch with its deep rumbling bass with its in-built 200-watt amplifier (200W at peak)
  • HIGH EFFICIENCY SUB-WOOFER FOR SMALL TO MEDIUM-SIZED ROOMS The HTS 10 features a 10" front-firing long-throw woofer with Polk's proprietary Dynamic Balance Technology designed to fill your room with immersive, three-dimensional sound in great clarity
  • UNIVERSAL COMPATIBILITY & VERSATILITY The sub comes with LFE & stereo line level inputs. Pair it with any of Polks Signature series 2-channel stereo speakers or create a complete home theater with S50 tower, S15 bookshelf & S30 center channel speakers
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Polk Audio PSW10 10

Polk Audio PSW10 10" Powered Subwoofer

Power Port Technology, Up to 100 Watts, Big Bass in Compact Design, Easy Setup with Home Theater Systems Black

by DEI Holdings
What We like

A sleek detachable grille on the front, speaker and line-level inputs as well as speaker-level outputs on the back, and a Phase Toggle Switch for multiple subwoofers, make this sub cohesive and complete!

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Product Features

  • POWERED SUBWOOFER FOR EXTRA BASS & PUNCH A 10-inch Dynamic Balance woofer & a uniquely configured directed port provides accurate bass with added depth that brings your music and movies alive. A perfect solution for your small-to-mid size room
  • EASY TO INTEGRATE WITH EXISTING SYSTEMS Hook up this sub to the receiver and upgrade your music sound instantly! Features continuously variable 80-160 Hz crossover and 40-160 Hz (-3dB) frequency response
  • DOUBLE THE AMPLIFIER POWER TO 100 Watts of Dynamic Power with its in-built 50-watt RMS amp. Sophisticated engineering with best in class resonance-free driver materials make this sub highly durable and FIT FOR EXTENDED USE
  • LOUDER CLEARER SOUND EVEN AT HIGH VOLUME Enjoy a thrilling yet balanced music experience with rich, deep sound, even at low frequencies. BLENDS EASILY WITH ANY SPEAKER and plays the most demanding nodes effortlessly without any distortion
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Polk Audio HTS12 (Brown) powered subwoofer

Polk Audio HTS12 (Brown) powered subwoofer

by Polk Audio
What We like

frequency response: 28-120 Hz

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Product Features

  • 12" front-firing woofer with ported enclosure
  • built-in 200-watt amplifier
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Polk Audio HTS10 (Brown) powered subwoofer

Polk Audio HTS10 (Brown) powered subwoofer

by Polk Audio
What We like

frequency response: 30-120 Hz

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Product Features

  • 10" front-firing woofer with ported enclosure
  • built-in 100-watt amplifier
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Polk React 7

Polk Audio Polk React 7" Wireless Subwoofer

Designed to Add Deep, Impactful Bass to Polk React Soundbar, Bass Adjust EQ, Amazon Alexa Compatible

by DEI Holdings
What We like

A GREAT ADDITION TO YOUR HOME THEATER SYSTEM WITH REACT SOUND BAR - One of the most trusted names in home audio, Polk brings to you the best in surround sound systems and acoustic excellence, so you can sit back, relax, and listen with your heart

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Product Features

  • ADJUST THE BASS WITH YOUR VOICE - The Polk React Sound Bar is completely controllable by Amazon Alexa. Depending on your needs, you can turn the React Subs bass up or down with just a simple voice command
  • ADD EVEN MORE BASS TO YOUR POLK REACT SOUND BAR - This precise, 7" long-throw wireless subwoofer is designed to enhance the bass of Polk React Sound Bar. It seamlessly disappears in the room and gives you deeper bass from afar
  • BALANCED SOUND FOR YOUR HOME THEATER SYSTEM - Polk's Bass Adjust technology automatically adjusts and balances the sound bars EQ settings to accommodate the React Sub's additional bass and elevates the sound for virtually any movie, TV show, or song
  • EASY TO INTEGRATE AND SET UP WITH EXISTING REACT SYSTEM - The two-button setup gets you up and running in just a few seconds. No hassles, no extra cables. Add optional SR2 surround speakers to create a 5.1 channel setup and upgrade your home theater

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