This product is a vintage Polk model and is not available for sale, but it may still be available in some stores as a closeout or used product. The following text is taken from the original sales brochure for this product and does not reflect current availability. If you happen to have any question or concerns about this product, or any other Polk Audio product, feel free to contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-377-7655 Monday - Friday, 9am - 5:30pm EST


12-inch Powered Subwoofer

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The PSW12 offers a clean, stylish look with powerful, accurate and musical bass in a compact enclosure. Built for speed, power and value, the PSW12 is a great introduction to high performance bass for movie and music listening.

  • Non-resonant MDF construction with 3/4" baffle and internal bracing for deep bass impact with superior detail, accuracy and musicality.
  • Dynamic Balance Composite Woofer Drivers for tight musical bass.
  • State-of-the-art laser-based Klippel measurement technology perfectly centers the subwoofer's voice coil in its magnetic field for improved linearity and deep, precise bass.
  • Built-in High Current Amplifiers supply all the good, clean power you need for big bass.
  • LINE and SPEAKER level inputs plus an Unfiltered LFE Input ensures easy hookup with any receiver or amp.
  • Amplifier features Adjustable Low-Pass Crossover, Phase Switch and Subwoofer Volume Control to more easily control your bass output and the sub's blending characteristics with your front stage speakers.
  • Signal-sensing smart amp Auto ON/OFF Circuitry knows when to turn itself on and off.
  • Available finishes (Black & Cherry) with Titanium faces match Monitor Series loudspeakers.
  • Magnetic shielding for safe placement near TVs and video monitors with no risk of video distortion.

Driver Complement

Diameter12" (30.48cm) 
TypeDynamic Balance polymer composite cone 


Total Frequency Response26Hz - 200Hz 
Upper -3dB Limit160Hz kHz
Lower -3dB Limit33 Hz
InputsSpeaker Level, Line Level and LFE (unfiltered) 
OutputsSpeaker Level 

Amplifier Specs

Bandwidth33Hz - 200Hz 
220V AvailabilityYes 
Continuous Average Output
Dynamic Power260 watts


Cabinet Dimensions
Height16 3/8" (41.59cm) 
Width16" (40.64cm) 
Depth17 5/8" (44.77cm) 
Enclosure Type
Subwoofer Enclosure TypeVented via front panel flared port 
Product Weight (each)34.00 pounds


Unit of Measureeach 
Total Shipping Weight38.00 pounds


Speaker Warranty5 years parts and labor (original purchaser) 
Subwoofer Amplifier Warranty3 years parts and labor (original purchaser) 

Specifications, dimensions and features subject to change without notice. For more information call us at 1-800-377-7655 (USA and Canada). Outside of North America call +1 (410) 358-3600.

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