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.
- 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.
|Enclosure||Bass-Reflex Bookshelf||Bass-Reflex Bookshelf||Bass-Reflex Floorstander||Bass-Reflex Bookshelf Center||Bass-Reflex|
|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
|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|
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.