Bic Acoustech PL-200 II Subwoofer Review

Subwoofers have become common household names for most homes. Most people prefer a separate woofer for relaying the rich and deep bass effects.

During selecting of the best subwoofers in the market, you have to think of the brand. Trust me; you will meet so many of them while you do your shopping.

One of the popular brands with releasing beautiful subwoofers is Bic America. Today, we are going to review one of their recent releases, and that is the Bic Acoustech PL-200 II Subwoofer. It differs from the PL-200 in so many ways, including the way it functions and the “II.”

Many reviewers say that the PL-200 would not be a massive competitor as we are going to see in our review in this article.

Design  of The Bic Acoustech PL-200 II Subwoofer

Bic Acoustech PL-200 II SubwooferYou will notice the elegant finish on the enclosure and the woofer itself. The cabinet features a hand-rubbed black lacquer, which reduces scratches on the surface.

The coil, which is 12 inches, comes with a gold plated surface. You will also find the wide port flares that have an excellent black piano finish.

At the rear, the sub offers numerous controls including inputs to speakers and inputs from the amplifier, input port, volume and crossover frequency controls, phase switch, and the power button with its indicator. Note that it will indicate a green light when it is on and a red light when it is on standby.

Sound Aspects of Bic Acoustech PL-200 II Subwoofer

Here is where the rubber meets with the road. Most people would love this unit since it has all the bass qualities you require to hear the explosion effects when watching a movie.

The Bic Acoustech PL-200 II Subwoofer is highly sensitive, and at 30 Hz, it can produce up to 110dB. Remember that its maximum output peak is 1000watts and 250 watts with RMS continuous.

We should also thank the manufacturer for adding an extra port at the front. The two assist in reducing port noise and vibrations; hence, the sound is clean regardless of its frequency.

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Connectivity and Usability of Bic Acoustech PL-200 II Subwoofer

If you are the type that loves to floss of good sound, here is one that you can use at home. You can connect it to your home theater or any sound systems. By the way, since it has the phase switch, switch it on when you join the bass to speakers.

For those that use digital amplifiers, you could adjust the crossover to bypass it in that case. Otherwise, use it to ensure independent volume setting of the bass speaker.

You can also build a cabinet for the subwoofer, and if you so wish, you can remove the grille when you do not want to use it.

  • Comes with an adjustable crossover
  • Independent volume control
  • Elegant style for any living room
  • Two ports for clean bass production
  • Sensitive at low volumes
  • Large woofer may not be discreet

Here is a video showing the subwoofer in action.


We can conclude that the Bic Acoustech PL-200 II Subwoofer is a great bass speaker for people who want everyone to see the components of the music system. You could also build its cabinet.

Additionally, we can appreciate the fact that it is sensitive and does not require you to add much volume to get the bass effect you need.

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