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Pioneer SW-8 Subwoofer

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Pioneer today announced the SW-8 subwoofer, part of its new speaker line for home theater and music reproduction, designed from the ground up by Pioneer USA's chief speaker engineer, Andrew Jones. The entire line, featuring bookshelf (SP-BS21-LR, SP-BS41-LR), floorstanding (SP-FS51-LR) and center channel (SP-C21) speakers as well as a subwoofer (SW-8), is engineered to deliver exceptional audio performance, whether used as a two channel music system or a full 7.1 channel home theater system.

Features:

  • 100-watt amplifier (FTC rated at 50-watts)
  • Vented enclosure for extended bass
  • Phase and frequency controls for customizable setup
  • High- and low-level inputs for flexible installation

The new Pioneer Home Theater and Music Speaker line is available now for suggested retail prices ranging from $79 to $199.

Pioneer home theater and music speaker line

Specifications: SP-BS21-LR SP-BS41-LR SP-FS51-LR SP-C21 SW-8
Enclosure Bass-Reflex Bookshelf Bass-Reflex Bookshelf Bass-Reflex Floorstander Bass-Reflex Bookshelf Center Bass-Reflex
Configuration 2-Way 2-Way 3-Way 2-Way Subwoofer
Frequency Range 65 Hz- 20 kHz 55 Hz- 20 kHz 45 Hz- 20 kHz 55 Hz- 20 kHz 38 Hz- 150 kHz
Nominal Impedance 6 Ohms 6 Ohms 6 Ohms 6 Ohms
Max Input Power 80 Watts 130 Watts 130 Watts 130 Watts
Max Output Power 100 Watts
Sensitivity (2.83 Volts) 84dB 85dB 87dB 87dB
Crossover Frequency 2 kHz 2.5 kHz 2.5 kHz 2.5 kHz 40 Hz – 150 Hz
Variable
Magnetically Shielded No No No Yes No
Woofer Size 4″ 5 1/4″ 3 x 5 1/4″ 2 x 5 1/4″ 8″
Tweeter Size 1″ Soft Dome 1″ Soft Dome 1″ Soft Dome 1″ Soft Dome
Dimensions (WxHxD) 7 1/8″ x 12 5/8″ x 8 1/16″ 7 7/8″ x 13 3/4″ x 8 11/16″ 7 7/8″ x 31 1/2″ x 8 11/16″ 19 7/8″ x 7 x 7/8″x 8 11/16″ 12 3/16″ x 14 3/16″ x 12 3/16″
Weight 8 lbs 6 oz 10 lbs 4 oz 22 lbs 4 oz 16 lbs 3 oz 20 lbs 4 oz
SRP $89.99 $199.99 $199.99 $79.99 $149.99

About Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones has been designing speakers for 30 years and has worked for some of the world's finest loudspeaker companies. As chief engineer at both KEF and Infinity Jones played a crucial role in developing many highly regarded products. Joining Pioneer in 1994 he led a multi-national engineering team to develop many new and innovative speaker products. Since 2001, when he started the development of the remarkable series of TAD home audio speakers, Jones has served the dual roles of director of engineering for TAD as well as chief speaker engineer for Pioneer designing both the best and the best value speaker products.

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