Inputs and Outputs Notes
Driver: The PSW10 uses a 10" Dynamic Balance polymer
composite cone driver for deep, smooth response and low distortion. For longer
excursion, the woofer uses a hi-roll foam surround.
Not Video Shielded: The subwoofer is not magnetically shielded,
so it is not recommended to place it next to TVs and video monitors.
Amplifier: The subwoofer is powered by a high-current amplifier
producing 50 watts RMS/100 watts dynamic power.
Enclosure: The PSW10 features non-resonant MDF construction
with 3/4" baffle and internal bracing for deep bass impact with superior
detail and accuracy.
3-Way Power Switch: The subwoofer has a 3-way power switch
on the rear panel. You can select Auto, which turns the unit on automatically
when an input signal is received and off a few minutes after the signal stops;
On, which keeps the unit on until it is switched off, and Off, which turns the
unit completely off (instead of placing it in a standby mode). The LED power
indicator glows green when the unit is on and red when the unit is off.
Volume Control: The PSW10 has a rotary volume control to
adjust the volume of the subwoofer relative to the other speakers in the
Phase Switch: The subwoofer's phase switch allows you to
select normal or reverse. If the bass sounds muddy or unclear, toggling the
phase control can sometimes strengthen the bass attack.
Low-Pass Filter: The PSW10 offers a continuously variable
low-pass filter, adjustable from 80-160 Hz. Note: The manual
incorrectly lists the frequency range as 80-200Hz.
Inputs and Outputs Notes
Line Inputs: The subwoofer has gold plated left and right RCA
Line Level inputs. These inputs are for use with electronics featuring stereo
pre-amp line outputs or an LFE subwoofer output. If your receiver or processor
only has a single subwoofer line output, either the left or right input jack can
Note: If the filtered Low
Frequency Effects (LFE) output of an A/V receiver
or processor is connected to the PSW10's line
inputs, low frequency signals will be filtered
by the A/V receiver/processor and the PSW10. When
this happens the PSW10's low-pass filter setting
should be as high as possible (160Hz) to minimize
the interaction between the filters.
Speaker Level Input/Output: The subwoofer has spring clips
for the speaker level input and output. The subwoofer's low-pass filter takes
the low frequencies (based on the setting of the filter) and passes a full-range
signal out to the speakers. This is the recommended method of connecting the
subwoofer with a Polk Audio RM-series Home Theater speaker package and other
satellite speaker systems.
Frequency Response: The overall frequency response for the
subwoofer is 35-200 Hz, and the -3 dB frequency response is 40-160 Hz.
Amplifier: The warranty on the amplifier is 3 years parts and
Driver: The warranty on the driver is 5 years parts and labor.
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