PSW 505

Powered 12" 460W Subwoofer

$499.00
3.4 out of 5 Customer Rating
PSW 505 is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 28.
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Polk's PSW505 boasts a very sturdily built, slot-loaded enclosure — by reducing port turbulence and distortion, the Slot Load Vent sends out bass that fills your room and still retains detail and shape. Inside this enclosure, Polk's hidden a brawny 300-watt RMS amplifier, which powers the high-quality 12" long-throw woofer. The woofer's Hi-Roll foam surround gives the cone more flexibility for back-and-forth movement. This beast sends out a lot of sound!.

  • Video-shielded
  • Slot-loaded Enclosure
  • Volume Control
  • 5-year speaker & 3-year amplifier warranty

Color
Black
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PSW 505

PSW 505

$499.00
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Designed to complete your system

PSW 505

Built-to-Last

PSW 505

Built-to-Last

(including a 1 inch thick front baffle) suppresses enclosure panel resonance for distortion-free, accurate response. Polk subs sound better because they're built better.

Adjustable low pass crossover, phase switch and volume control allows perfect blending with any main speaker.

5 years woofer, 3 years amplifier

Key Technologies

  • Proudly engineered and designed in Baltimore, Maryland, Polk products are crafted to meet high standards of quality, performance, and reliability, ensuring a premium audio experience that is the pinnacle of American Hi-Fi.
  • Polk’s exclusive lightweight Dynamic Balance® Polypropylene Cones deliver spectacular midrange clarity, punchy bass and high efficiency.

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PSW 505
Details & Specifications

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME SOUNDING SUBWOOFER I purchased this subwoofer back in 2012. I see a lot of negative reviews about this subwoofer. My experience has been great. My sub is 10 years old and it still sounds great. No problems at all. I love the sound coming from this unit. I replaced a Klipsch subwoofer with this one and it blows it out the water. Can't wait until it comes available again.
Date published: 2024-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing bass! Amazing sound and very durable. Sucks that the price went up about $200, but I think it’s worth every penny. It completed my theater setup having 2 subs now.
Date published: 2022-05-06
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Questions

I have a PSW505 and the amp failed one month out of warranty (purchased Oct of 2020 and it failed Nov of this year, 2023). It is serial number #:AM8505B8960  DOM:3053193. I need a replacement amplifier assembly to replace the failed one. Please help!

Asked by: Anonymous
Hello, In these situations, you will have to contact our customer care team for information on how to get replacement amp assemblies. https://www.polkaudio.com/en-us/contact-us.html 800-377-7655 (Product Support) Mon - Sun: 9AM - 9PM EST
Answered by: Polk Audio
Date published: 2024-01-04

Recently, I have started to notice that my sub plays sound for couple of seconds and then it just emits static noise - the kind of noise we hear when there is no signal in TV broadcast. Same result after turning off and on.

Asked by: Polkvet
Hello, there may be a few things that have happened here. First I would check the cable and swap it to see if perhaps the cable has gone bad. Then I would also check the power cable to see if that is causing a grounding issue though that seems unlikely. In these situations, we would recommend that you contact our customer care team directly for support https://www.polkaudio.com/en-us/contact-us.html 800-377-7655 (Product Support) Mon - Sun: 9AM - 9PM EST
Answered by: Polk Audio
Date published: 2023-12-12

I need a replacement cover for a PSW505 subwoofer. 

Asked by: Asondo
Hello, Please contact our customer care team for parts assistance https://www.polkaudio.com/en-us/contact-us.html 800-377-7655 (Product Support) Mon - Sun: 9AM - 9PM EST
Answered by: Polk Audio
Date published: 2023-12-05

I understand the Hi-level ins and outs parallel the signal to the sub. Curiously, does the low-pass x-over adjust the hi-level spkr leads on the way out, i.e. cutting out everything above, for example, 120Hz, or is that x-over only for the internal sub?

Asked by: Zeus
Hello, the PSW 505 does not provide a High-Level crossover. The speaker out terminals output a full rang signal.
Answered by: Polk Audio
Date published: 2024-01-13

What is the max wattage the speaker level input can handle from my receiver to the sub? 

Asked by: Bill9306
The Polk Audio PSW505 is a powered subwoofer and will not draw any power from a connected receiver using the HI Level (Speaker level) or Low-Level (RCA) connection. Using the speaker level in and speaker level out to a set of speakers, the sub will pass the required amount of power through to the connected speakers. It is a parallel speaker-wired pass-through. There is no cap in the series.
Answered by: Polk Audio
Date published: 2024-01-01

I have a polk psw 505 subwoofer it's about 5 years old hardly used power light is no on and fuse is good?

Asked by: Marv48
Hello, if you are experiencing technical issues with the subwoofer, please get in touch with our technical service department by visiting https://support.polkaudio.com/.
Answered by: Polk Audio
Date published: 2024-01-05

I bought a PSW505 about 6 years ago. The amp has failed. This seems to be a common problem with this sub. What is Polk doing to correct the problem and are you doing for your customers?

Asked by: Polkisok
Good evening, I have a PSW 505 unit that I love, but it failed after several years. Apparently, this failure is common with my electronic card because the 12” speaker works. Please help me solve the problem.  Thanks
Answered by: Adel
Date published: 2023-12-28

I have a PSW505 and I need a replacement amp. How can I get one?

Asked by: Kevin33
For parts and service, please contact our support team by visiting https://support.polkaudio.com/
Answered by: Polk Audio
Date published: 2023-07-17
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