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SVS PB-1000 (Black Ash)

SVS

Powered Subwoofer

SVS PB-1000 Powered Subwoofer - Front angle view with grille cover removed.

SVS PB-1000 Powered Subwoofer - Front angle view with grille cover removed.
 

Front-Firing 250mm Woofer With Front Port That Allows Placement To Be Close To Wall.


Built-In Class D Amplifier Delivers 300 Watts Of Continuous Power.


Frequency Response: 19-270 Hz. Designed In USA.

Availability: Despatched In 1 - 2 days.
Delivery: Free Metro Australia Wide Delivery
Your Price $1,090
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Product Description

Wow! It's the first word that comes to mind when firing up the SVS PB-1000. Easy to setup, sounds great! Nice clear, powerful sounding subwoofer that can keep up with both music and movies in a small to medium set up. Will add a great expansive dimension to your sound system. 

Overview

SVS was founded in 1998 by a group of audio enthusiasts seeking to develop a better alternative to the under-performing and over-priced subwoofers of that time and refute the notion that exceptional sound quality has to be ridiculously expensive. The SVS design approach involves a fusion of leading edge technology, precision engineering, exhaustive lab and real-world testing, as well as, a deep personal passion for audio excellence, all brought to life by their team of acoustic engineers. By using the highest quality components, the SVS team has developed a line of high-performance, high-value audio subwoofers that  bring music and movies to life with stunning realism. And it all starts here with the PB model range.

Look at the Audio Trends range of subwoofers and you'll see we love bass - especially deep, accurate bass that rocks the house and adds intense realism to our movies, music, and video games. But that kind of low-end performance can cost heaps unless you have deep pockets. So we're always on the lookout for subs that deliver the kind of performance we crave at a price we can afford and the SVS PB-1000 answers the call.

250mm High Output Woofer: The front-firing 250mm (10") high output woofer pumps out deep and powerful bass with low distortion, for smooth and accurate performance on music and movies soundtracks. The woofer features a lightweight cone for enhanced sensitivity and transient response, a long-throw suspension for high output at low frequencies, plus a rubber surround for durability and long-life. It also incorporates FEA-optimised motor technology for low distortion, high-power voice coil for excellent thermal management, and vented pole piece for greater cooling.

STA-300D Sledge Amplifier: The PB-1000 employs a Sledge STA-300D amplifier with efficient and cool-running Class D topology. The amplifier is conservatively rated at 300 Watts RMS and 720 Watts Peak and features a highly advanced DSP processor offering unmatched control over the subwoofer at all volume levels, for distortion free bass.

Rigid Ported Enclosure: It features a rigid and strong cabinet to resist unwanted distortion caused by vibration. The cabinet utilizes a bass reflex (ported) design with a front-firing 88mm high-flow port with inner/outer port flares for smooth bass output. The cabinet is elegantly finished in a premium black ash wood-grain vinyl and fits with practically any décor.

Variable Controls: The PB-1000 subwoofer has simple and straightforward control options that make integrating the subwoofer into your listening environment an easy task. The control knobs are actually digital actuators for precise and noise-free adjustment.

  • Volume Control: The Volume Control (Min/Max) affects how loud the subwoofer plays. It should be adjusted to match the output level of your loudspeakers.
  • Low Pass Crossover: This Low Pass Crossover affects the upper frequency limit of the powered sub. The control range is 50-160Hz, along with a "LFE" (disabled) setting. The slope of the low pass crossover is 12 dB/octave. For connection to a home theater receiver, the low pass should be set to "LFE" (disabled). For stereo receiver, it should be adjusted to blend with the natural roll-off frequency of your loudspeakers.
  • Phase Control: The Phase Control (0-180°) delays the signal being processed through the amplifier. It should be adjusted to obtain the most coherent and stable soundstage and transition between your loudspeakers and the powered subwoofer.

Placement Options: If possible, place the subwoofer near the front stage, for best blending with the front and center loudspeaker channels.

  • Corner Placement: Corner placement will accommodate most rooms and will reduce the chances for encountering a null (an acoustic cancellation in the bass response) at the listening position. If your AV receiver equalises the subwoofer channel during auto-set-up, corner placement will often provide the best overall performance.
  • Other Placement Options: If corner placement sound excessively boomy, then try moving the subwoofer to other available locations along the front stage, listening for the best balance of output and a smooth accurate response. Always redo the auto-set-up of your AV receiver after moving the subwoofer to a different location to ensure the acoustic distance and calibration level are set correctly.
  • Dual Subs: To maximise the bass output and impact of your home theatre, two PB-1000s can be paired; one on either side of your room.

Auto/Standby & On Switch: If this switch is set to "Auto/Standby", it will automatically turn-on the powered subwoofer in the presence of an audio signal. If no signal is present for a period of several minutes, the powered subwoofer will enter "Standby" mode, where power consumption will be less than 0.5 Watts. If this switch is set to "On", the amplifier will remain on continuously and will not enter "Standby" mode.

Our Take

The PB-1000 may be the smallest ported-box model in the SVS lineup, but it pumps out the room-shaking excitement of movie explosions and thunderous concert videos with authority. Best of all, it's an exceptional value that even us bass enthusiasts on a budget can totally get behind.

  • Design: Lightweight, long-throw 250mm (10") woofer in bass-reflex (ported) cabinet
  • Frequency Response: 19-270 Hz (±3 dB)
  • Amplifier: Built-in Class D amplifier delivers 300 Watts RMS of continuous power (720 Watts peak dynamic power)
  • DSP: Advanced DSP processor maintains control over the subwoofer at all drive levels for refined, low-distortion sound
  • Design: Lightweight, long-throw 250mm (10") woofer for enhanced sensitivity and high-output levels
  • Controls: Rear-mounted volume, crossover, phase, and power controls
    • Digital actuator control knobs for precise and noise-free adjustment
  • Crossover: Continuously variable low-pass 50-160Hz crossover with a disable (LFE) setting for connecting an A/V receiver
  • Phase Control: Continuously variable phase control (0-180°)
  • Power: Main power on/off switch plus auto standby/on mode
  • Inputs: Line-level/LFE RCA inputs
  • Speaker-Level Inputs: Yes
  • Outputs: Filtered RCA line outputs (fixed 80Hz, 12dB/octave high-pass)
  • Remote Trigger Input: Yes
  • Power Cord: Detachable Type allows for easy upgrade. Click here to see your options
  • Finish: Imitation black ash woodgrain vinyl 
  • Dimensions (WxHxD: 381 x 500 x 508mm
  • Weight: 21kg
  • Manufacturer's Warranty: 5 years

Note: Features & Specifications Subject To Change Without Notice. E&OE

Additional Information

Additional Information

Name Powered Subwoofer
Brand SVS
Subwoofer Driver Size 254mm (10")
Finish/Colour Black Ash
Subwoofer Power Output 300 - 399 Watts
Subwoofer Firing Direction Front Firing
Other Subwoofer Features Speaker/Hi-Level Inputs, Phase Selection, Auto Power On/Off, Variable Crossover, Upgradeable Power Cable
Shipping Weight (kg) 21.0000
Price Range $1,090

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