SVS 3000 Micro Subwoofer

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Amazing Bass From Opposing 8” Drivers In A Shockingly Small Cabinet

800 Watts Of Continuous Power, 2,500 Watts Peak

Powerful App Control Allows Ultimate Fine Tuning For Best Results

Frequency Response Down To 23Hz, Designed In The USA

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About The SVS 3000 Micro Subwoofer

The SVS 3000 Micro subwoofer sports a crazily compact cabinet and is proof positive that, when it comes to producing reference bass performance, size is not necessarily everything. Naturally, this opens up lots of placement options not normally associated with subwoofers which should help keep the peace when incorporated into a thoughtfully designed living area.

Chest-pounding, musical bass with depth, slam, and impact, from a shockingly compact cabinet. Many micro subwoofers have tried, all have failed. Until now. The miniature yet mighty SVS 3000 Micro subwoofer seamlessly blends into any room and speaker system, energizing the space with astonishingly rich, effortless bass that’s all the more impressive given its micro-sized enclosure.

SVS 3000 Micro Subwoofer - Gloss Black

Featuring innovations from the reference SVS 16-Ultra subwoofers married to fully active dual opposing 8” (203mm) drivers, and an 800 watt RMS, 2,500 watt Peak Power Sledge STA-800D2 amplifier with discrete MOSFET output, 3000 Micro delivers performance that obliterates every micro subwoofer that has come before. It also features the powerful SVS subwoofer control smartphone app for advanced tuning and DSP. Finally, a micro subwoofer worthy of the name SVS.

The challenges of designing a subwoofer capable of chest-pounding output at the lowest frequencies, while maintaining effective thermal and energy management in a micro-sized enclosure, has always been the holy grail of subwoofer brands. Previous designs were flawed with weak output, distortion, and uncontrolled movement of the cabinet itself.

3000 Micro is like a magic trick— small enough to fit anywhere and capable of delivering breathtaking bass from a shockingly compact 10” enclosure. For the first-time ever, a micro subwoofer that does not compromise on performance.

3000 Series Technology: The new SVS 3000 Micro features technology breakthroughs from the 16-Ultra Series, 4000 Series, 3000 Series, 2000 Pro Series, and 1000 Pro Series. This technology joins with exclusive 3000 Micro innovations to set a new standard for subwoofer performance value. More people than ever can now enjoy room-shaking bass below the threshold of human hearing with unerring accuracy and control.

Fully Active Dual Opposing 8” (203mm) Drivers: A first-ever design for SVS, two fully active 8-inch woofers are mounted on opposite sides of the sealed cabinet and move in perfect unison to generate stunning low frequency output with crisp, musical transients. The usable surface area of two fully-active 8” woofers firing in opposite directions achieves performance on par with significantly larger single-driver subwoofers. Its tight, punchy output obliterates multi-driver passive radiator subwoofer designs known for their bloated and boomy sound.

By firing in opposite directions, the mechanical energy transferred to the cabinet is effectively cancelled out. This creates a sonically inert environment and solves the long-time curse of micro subwoofers, which are known to “dance” or “walk” across the room.

The active dual drivers are connected in parallel to a single power amplifier. Each receives the same amount of current, ensuring pinpoint control and more precise, accurate bass. The use of aluminium throughout the woofer, from bobbin to cone, creates a lightweight, stiff, and thermally-optimised driver without resonances or extraneous vibrations.

Each high-excursion active 8” driver employs a progressive inverted surround to ensure maximum linear displacement. This is imperative for moving massive amounts of air and generating sound pressure levels you can feel at the deepest frequencies from such a small enclosure.

  • Precisely tuned overhung motor configuration for unerring woofer control at all drive levels
  • Proprietary injection-moulded NBR surround built for extreme-excursion and longevity at reference playback levels.
  • Total Excursion (each driver): 24mm Xmax, 37mm Xmech
  • High-current 4-layer copper voice coil winding minimises distortion and power compression, while providing effective heat dissipation and tuned magnetics for accuracy at high excursion
  • Formidable proprietary ferrite motor system generates high-flux-density magnetic fields to drive room-filling sound pressure levels with pinpoint transients
  • Dual 8-inch baskets with FEA optimised powder-coated frames for maximum rigidity, thermal conductivity, and mechanical damping

Innovative Motor Assembly: An oversized, vented motor structure is optimised for efficient thermal and mechanical-energy management in a confined space. Massive electromagnetic force produced by the motor, in symphony with the high current driving power of the Sledge amplifier, allows the 3000 Micro to maximise on the output potential of the dual drivers.

  • Lightweight and rigid aluminium vented cone with composite fibre dust cap generates massive output with pinpoint accurate frequency response.
  • Long-throw parabolic surround and proprietary injection moulded gasket ensure longevity and allow extreme excursion for room-energizing bass.

Sledge STA-800D2 Amplifier: A driver is only potential and requires an equally potent amplifier. Extreme challenges existed for SVS engineers when designing an amplifier capable of powering fully active dual 8” drivers at reference levels in a micro-sized cabinet. How to maximise SPLs while maintaining accuracy? How to optimise on the potential of room gain? How to maintain proper cooling while achieving massive SPLs?

SVS met these challenges with an 800 watt RMS, 2,500+ watt peak power Sledge STA-800D2 power amplifier that combines the high-current output of discrete MOSFETs with Class D efficiency and the processing power of an Analog Devices DSP. The 3000 Micro subwoofer’s amplifier effortlessly produces sustained high-current output for the most difficult low frequency playback without clipping or bottoming out. Convincing, high-impact audio experiences without a trace of distortion.

  • High Current Output from Fully Discrete MOSFETs with the efficiency of Class D amplification allows the Sledge STA-800D2 amplifier to generate massive amounts of current enabling immense output with surgical precision
  • Optimised frequency response curves for the sealed cabinet 3000 Micro allow the subwoofer to take control of a room and pressurize it with accurate, heart-pounding, acoustically tuned bass
  • Sophisticated multi-band limiters enable the system to behave effortlessly move air and with complete control, even when played at extreme levels

Sophisticated 50 MHz DSP Engine: A 50 MHz Analog Devices DSP, normally reserved for high-end separate audio components, delivers sophisticated control and custom response curves optimised for real-world output and acoustically tuned room gain. DSP plays a huge role in making the 3000 Micro subwoofer sound far bigger than its size. SVS engineers painstakingly crafted an in-room frequency response curve that fully maximises on the potential of a room’s boundaries to produce greater output and deeper bass extension without bloat or boominess. The result, a subwoofer that far exceeds expectations given its size.

3000 Micro Smartphone App: The most convenient way ever to control volume, access multiple DSP functions, and program custom preset tuning profiles optimised for music, movies, gaming, and more. All accessible with a single touch. Adjust crossover frequencies, a three-band parametric EQ, polarity, room gain and more, all from your favourite seat.

  • Connects via Bluetooth for convenient control even when subwoofer is out of sight
  • Saved custom presets for one-touch tuning with optimised settings based on listening preferences for movies, music, and more, with one-touch access
  • 3-band parametric EQ controller allows precise adjustments for boost or cut, Q-factor, and frequency down to the single Hz level to eliminate peaks, nulls and other room issues

Rear Panel Intelligent Control Interface: Rear-panel SVS Intelligent Control Interface (ICI) provides control options and connections for the subwoofer’s most critical functions.

  • Level Control to fine tune the overall output level that best matches the system and room
  • Low pass filter control to ensure smooth sonic transitions and seamless blending with the main speakers
  • Phase control to align the subwoofer’s output timing with the main speakers or additional subwoofers
  • USB port provides power for the SVS SoundPath Wireless Audio Adapter (sold separately) which eliminates the need for a cable run to the subwoofer from the source component
  • RCA Audio Interconnect Input for use with most AV receivers and preamplifiers

Acoustically Inert & Rigidly Braced Sealed Cabinet Design: Handsomely styled to complement the finest home theatre and Hi-Fi systems, yet compact enough to stash out of sight, the acoustically optimised 3000 Micro sealed cabinet design blends with any room or setup. Features extra-thick MDF side baffles and rigid internal bracing for a resonance-free environment that remains motionless even at peak playback levels, solving a long-time issue of “dancing” micro subwoofers. Serves as a blank canvas for uncompromised subwoofer performance.

  • Acoustic absorption eliminates all coloration from the cabinet, even when the deepest low frequencies are played at reference volume
  • Protective non-resonant perforated metal grilles shield drivers to prevent damage while ensuring longevity
  • Reinforced internal bracing for resonance free performance at highest drive levels
  • Custom iso-elastomer screw-in feet reduce noise artefacts and improve stability

A Quote From SVS President – Gary Yacoubian

“Home theatre and Hi-Fi lovers have been waiting for a lifestyle-friendly subwoofer that can fit anywhere and actually deliver a reference listening experience. I’m so proud of what our engineering team accomplished, a micro subwoofer worthy of the name SVS.”

Our Take On The SVS 3000 Micro Subwoofer

The 3000 Micro was designed to seamlessly fit into your lifestyle and environment. We love a good two-sub system, but let's face it, not every room and not every system was meant for the subwoofer to be the star of the show and SVS subs are no wallflowers. The 3000 Micro was designed to deliver SVS's signature chest-pounding, musical bass to any environment and comes in a lifestyle-friendly Gloss Black or Gloss White finish. The smaller form-factor brings accessibility that really rounds out the SVS line-up. And while this sub is meant to blend into its surroundings more than any of its predecessors, SVS was careful not to lose that reference-quality performance. As SVS puts it: "Like a magic trick, the 3000 Micro goes where no micro subwoofer has gone before, delivering chest-pounding, room-filling low-frequency output for music and movie lovers with accuracy and precision, from an astonishingly compact 10-inch cabinet." The proof is in the performance and we applaud SVS for their careful and conscious approach to the design of the 3000 Micro.

Main Features & Specifications

Subwoofer Specs

  • Design: Dual opposing 8-inch active drivers designed acoustically and electrically in parallel
  • Frequency Response: 23-240 Hz ±3 dB
  • 800-watt RMS, 2,500-watt peak Sledge STA-800D amplifier with fully discrete MOSFET output
  • Rear-mounted internal amplifier with Intelligent Control Interface (ICI)
  • High-end Piano Gloss Black and Piano Gloss White finish options
  • Screw-in rubber feet
  • Structurally reinforced MDF cabinet construction

Driver Specs

  • Dual opposing 8-inch drivers designed electrically and mechanically in parallel for massive output from and a sonically inert cabinet, and ultra-low system vibration even at maximum output levels
  • Precisely tuned overhung motor configuration for precise woofer control at all drive levels
  • Proprietary injection-moulded NBR surround built for extreme-excursion and longevity at reference playback levels
  • Total Excursion (each driver): 24mm Xmax, 37mm Xmech
  • 1100 aluminium single piece cone and junction provide excellent stiffness and a lightweight moving mass with optimised thermal conduction
  • High-current 4-layer copper voice coil winding minimises distortion and power compression, while providing effective heat dissipation and tuned magnetics for accuracy at high excursion
  • Powerful proprietary ferrite motor system generates high-flux-density magnetic fields to drive room-filling sound pressure levels with pinpoint transient speed
  • Precision machining for motor and narrow tolerance suspension parts maintain control and linearity at full excursion
  • 6061 aluminium shorting ring improves linearity of magnetics and reduces distortion and gap inductance
  • High-temperature 5025-H18 aluminium former/bobbin
  • 5-inch composite poly-cotton extreme-linear-excursion spider
  • Dual 24-strand plated copper leads
  • High-performance oversized Y30 Ferrite magnet motor
  • Top plate assembly with low carbon 1010 steel completes the driver’s precision magnetic circuit
  • Oversized low carbon 1010 steel U-yoke for maximum cooling
  • Dual 8-inch baskets with FEA optimised powder-coated frames for maximum rigidity, thermal conductivity, and mechanical damping

Sledge STA-800DM Amplifier Specs

  • Effortless on-demand power from 800-watt RMS, 2,500-watt peak Sledge STA-800DM amplifier with fully-discrete MOSFET output
  • High-efficiency Class-D switching topology with massive 25-amp 600-volt MOSFETs results in ample current, vanishing distortion and excellent linearity to generate massive low-frequency output with pinpoint accuracy
  • High-resolution 50MHz Analog Devices Audio DSP with double precision 56-bit filtering industry best processing power for advanced control and pristine output
  • User adjustable settings for system performance optimization: low pass filter, phase, polarity, room gain, and three parametric equalizers
  • Ground breaking SVS subwoofer DSP and Bluetooth smartphone control app for iOS, Android and Amazon devices allow custom tuning and user presets for every room and system
  • Stereo RCA input and output with ultra-wide input voltage for consumer and professional audio applications
  • Rear panel Intelligent Control Interface (ICI) user interface with blue-LED light bar display and easy push-button controls
  • Auto/On and 3-12V AC/DC trigger for Maximum Installation Convenience
  • Input impedance 16 kΩ (unbalanced RCA)
  • Environmentally-friendly 0.5-watt low-standby-power consumption
  • RoHS compliant, lead-free construction, world-wide safety certifications

SVS App Specs

  • Powerful Bluetooth-controlled subwoofer DSP app works with iOS, Android, and Amazon operating systems
  • Provides easy and convenient way to adjust crossover frequencies, parametric EQ, polarity, room gain and all other bass-management functions
  • Three convenient custom presets allow for perfect tuning in any room or system, from your favourite seat
  • Bidirectional-feedback shows adjustments in real time on both app and subwoofer rear panel interface

General Specs

  • Please Note: To isolate your subwoofer from the floor and provide improved bass performance while reducing floor and wall vibrations, noise artefacts and complaints from neighbours or roommates, choose the SVS SoundPath Subwoofer Isolation System (4 Pack)
  • Finish: Piano Gloss Black. Also available in Piano Gloss White
  • Dimensions Including Grilles (WxHxD): 297 x 278 x 297mm
  • Shipping Dimensions (WxHxD): 390 x 353 x 390
  • Weight: 10.2kg
  • Shipped Weight: 12.1kg
  • In The Box: SVS 3000 Micro subwoofer, Dual protective non-resonant steel mesh grilles, Isolating elastomer feet, Heavy-duty, high-current 1.8m power cord, Quick Start Guide
  • Power Cord: Detachable type allowing for easy upgrade. Click here to see your options
  • Manufacturer's Warranty: 5 years

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

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