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Matched Amplifier: The CSW155
is designed to only be used with the Polk SWA500 Subwoofer amplifier (107SWA500,
sold separately). The SWA500 comes with a SPEX Card that configures the EQ,
crossover, and power control circuitry to match the CSW155 subwoofer.
The CSW155 features a long-throw, Klippel-analyzed 10" fiber cone woofer with a rubber surround.
By using a state-of-the-art Klippel Distortion Analyzer, Polk engineers
optimized the woofer's motor structure, voice coil alignment and suspension for
the best possible performance and low distortion even at extreme listening
Woofer Design: The woofer is
equipped with the following structural features:
- Neodymium motor structure makes the subwoofer shallow without sacrificing
- rigid cast aluminum basket to suppress resonance
- 2" voice coil for high bass
output and high power handling
- inverted roll surround for
- dual spiders ensure linear
excursion and prevent the driver from bottoming out
The CSW155 has rigidly
braced MDF enclosure construction for low resonance and rattle-free performance.
The enclosure feature and integrated slot vent for deep, driving bass.
Grille: The CSW155 is
designed to fire through an opening in the wall or ceiling. Once the
installation is complete, the opening is to be covered with the supplied 15-1/2"
x 17-1/2" perforated aluminum grille.
The CSW155 subwoofer has spring post terminals that will accept pin
connectors and bare wire. The terminals are mounted on the bottom panel of the
Woofer Protection Cover: The
enclosure comes with a 1/2" thick, 16" x 14" MDF panel secured to the enclosure
protecting the woofer. In addition to protecting the woofer, the cover can be
used as a template for cutting the drywall for the grille.
Mounting Location: The CSW155
is designed to be mounted between wall studs or ceiling joists. It fits
comfortably between 16" OC (on center) studs.
Mounting Brackets: The supplied
brackets and wood screws allow you to mount the CSW155 to any parallel wall
Isolation Pads: When the
enclosure is installed, it fits snugly against one of the wall studs or ceiling
joists. To prevent rattling, the isolation pads should be installed
between the enclosure and the stud or joist.