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Pros: Does exactly what it says.
Other Thoughts: I bought this to hook my Xbox 360 to my HDTV via the PC VGA input. Works perfectly :)READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Polk Audio PSW Series PSW505 12" Powered Subwoofer Single
Pros: Hits HARD, even at low volume.
Floor rumbling lows.
Nice hook-up options.
Plenty of power.
Cons: The Grill Cover Offers NO Protection (except from dust)
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Other Thoughts: I got lucky and caught this on sale for only $179. It's a STEAL at that price. I upgraded from a Polk Audio PSW10, which was plenty of power for what I needed......but I always go for overkill when it comes to my man cave. Haha!
The only thing I DONT like about this sub, is the grill cover. The PSW10 had a very sturdy webbing of plastic under the fabric of the grill cover. If something were to hit it, it would take a LOT of force to break it. It offered a great level of protection. The PSW505 grill cover is simply the fabric stretched over a square plastic frame. There is nothing guarding the speaker except for the micro thin layer of fabric. Keep this in mind if you have kids or lots of friends over all the time.
Reading some of the reviews on here, it seems there are a LOT of broken grills being delivered with this unit. I'm happy to say that my entire unit arrived in PERFECT condition.
While I was waiting for this beast to be delivered, I went to YouTube and watched a lot of videos of other people pushing this sub to it's limits. WOW!! I couldn't wait until mine got delivered!
When I finally got it all hooked up, I went back to YouTube and searched "Subwoofer Test". If you wanna see what this sub can do, I recommend you do the same. There are some INSANE subwoofer tests on there that will rattle you house!
Pros: This board actually has a lot of good things going for it. Unfortunately my board started crashing my system after 1 month of use.
Cons: Crashes my system.
Other Thoughts: When my board was delivered, it looked as though an animal had torn the box open. I felt a little uneasy about this thinking that I had been shipped a "refurbished" unit. Regardless, I installed it and everything worked great for about 1 month. Then Windows 7 began crashing with BSOD informing me of hardware failure. Through process of elimination by swapping out my other components, I traced it down to the motherboard itself. Of course this happens THE DAY AFTER my 30 day return policy with Newegg expired.
Please understand that my 1 egg review has nothing to do with Newegg or Gigabyte as a company. I believe that Gigabyte is a great company that makes great products. I just happened to get a bad motherboard. It happens. The 1 egg is for the one specific board that I received. I'm going to try to RMA with Gigabyte. Hopefully I'm not stuck with a $240 paperweight.