Press Reviews

  • AVReport.ru Reviews the SB-4000 Subwoofer (Russia)

    "Brutal, but beautiful in its own way. Deep, smooth and superbly fast bass. Potent, clear and energetic with movies and pristinely natural with music. Output from the SB-4000 is so seamlessly and inconspicuously stitched with the voices of speakers it provides a clear transfer of details and an accurate attack. A rare quality for a subwoofer."
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  • 4000 Series Subwoofers Receive HCReview's Reference Award (French)

    "Delivers linear bass with impressive pressure levels, while managing to maintain extremely low distortion rates. Visceral, agile and powerful performance. A nice tour de force!"
  • Positive Feedback Reviews the SB-4000 Subwoofer

    "Fast, tuneful bass, huge amounts of slam and infrasonic bass extension. A welcome dollop of gut level satisfaction. The subwoofer delivered high quality, high end sound that was right at home in a $50,000+ system. SVS goes out of its way to produce products that offer excellent value, high quality sound, and a satisfying customer experience. SVS and the SB-4000 have my highest recommendation."
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  • PB-4000 Subwoofer Receives the Audioholics 2018 Product of the Year Award

    "It is as much of a beauty as it is a brute, in that it looks and acts sophisticated but that is just a veneer that hides some truly explosive power. It exemplifies the high fidelity that has always been a hallmark of SVS subwoofers. Beauty, brains, and brawn; the PB-4000 has it all and earns our subwoofer product of the year."
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  • SB-4000 Receives AVS Forum Top Picks 2018 Award

    “TOTALLY pressurized my theater. With movies, I felt the power of explosions in my heart and head! Like I was getting hit with a sledgehammer in the chest! These subs also made my living room sound like a live show, which is all about feeling the music and that means you have to have killer bass. A Top Choice no doubt about it. A+.”
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  • SB-4000 Subwoofer Receives Stereoplay’s Highlight 2018 Award (Germany).

    "Galactic good. Blended seamlessly with multiple speakers and it showed sovereignty in all aspects. Deep bass notes were crisp and clean with no overhang. Its high dynamic reserves gave the SB-4000 a nonchalance and we never got the feeling of reaching its limits. SVS SB-4000 is one of the best subwoofer offers ever, especially considering its moderate price. It can be deep and precise, even with its monster thrust and the immense power reserves make it suitable for home theaters or audiophile systems."
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  • HXOS+ SoundVision (Greece) Review the SB-4000 Subwoofer

    “The SB-4000 is a "scary" subwoofer full of energy. From the very first Hz onward, mainly felt in the chest and your belly, to the last ones around the cut-off frequency, comfort and a velvety timbre are the dominant factors. No matter how hard we tried we could not make it reach its limits.”
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  • SpareChange Reviews the PC-4000 (Youtube)

    "Delivers a great combination of hard-hitting bass and ultra low-end rumble. Quick, hard-hitting tactile bass that can give your body a nice little massage while you watch a movie or listen to music. Really broadened the soundstage and added a whole new dimension to my auditory experience."
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  • KSpaceGuy Reviews the PB-4000 Subwoofer

    “This subwoofer sounds phenomenal. For a 13-inch driver to sound as crisp and accurate as it does is just a testament to SVS engineering prowess. Plus, the PB-4000 hits down to 16Hz with authority. Action movies, explosions, car races, helicopters, it doesn’t matter what, the subwoofer just immerses you and makes you feel things your would normally just miss. It just doesn’t get any better than this.”
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  • HomeCinemaMagazine.nl (Netherlands) Reviews the SB-4000 Subwoofer

    "With the SB-4000 you get a subwoofer that is immensely powerful and dives very deeply - and that also works smoothly in large spaces. It is also incredibly fast, so that bass is served accurately and compellingly. At the same time, it is also able to subtly support your surround speakers. It is not only suitable for rough work. We never thought to stick this label to this giant, but it is ... yes, refined."
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  • Hemmabio (Sweden) Reviews the PB-4000 Subwoofer

    "Massive, powerful, controlled, forceful, extremely deep, detailed, nuanced, it’s a lot of words in my book and they’re all positive. An extremely competent subwoofer from start to finish for all occasions. Whether you need to integrate with bookshelf speakers, in-wall speakers, or big floorstanders, the PB-4000 will support them in a fantastic way."
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  • SB-4000 Subwoofer Receives the EISA Best Product Award for Home Theater Subwoofers

    "The SB-4000 is in a class of its own. This breathtaking subwoofer is capable of unleashing pure dynamics even with the very lowest subsonic frequencies and pinpoint LFE precision from any location. Offering maximum SPL, massive slam and incredible low-frequency extension, this sub will shake, rattle and roll your home theater."
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  • SB-4000 Subwoofer Receives Audio Magazine's "Recommended Product" Award (Germany)

    "Extended deep bass in the room with audiophile precision. The SVS SB-4000 executed the perfect bass storm – with power and yet easiness."
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  • PB-4000 Subwoofer Receives Audioholics Bassaholic Extreme Award

    "Tears into bass, the deeper the frequency, the more energetic it gets…users who want strong, uncolored bass that doesn’t change its character at all with varying loudness levels can have that in the PB-4000. Makes the fantastic seem more plausible by adding depth and grandeur to the soundscape."
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  • High Def Digest Reviews the SB-4000 Subwoofer

    "An exceptional subwoofer capable of producing incredibly clean and powerful bass. The SB-4000 can really bring the thunder…slammed me with impressive impact…just about shook the walls of my house apart and equally adept with music as it is with car crashes and rocket blasts. It can reproduce deep cello notes with crisp clarity just as well as it can deliver an earth-shaking explosion. Highly Recommended to anyone looking for a high-end subwoofer without an exorbitant boutique price tag."
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  • PC-4000 Subwoofer Earns HomeCinemaChoice “Recommended” Award

    “It can rattle your house with room-filling low-frequency energy, delivering bass notes that you feel in your stomach…Plenty of low-end extension here, but a surprising degree of subtlety. As a result, I found it to be extremely nimble. The sub can harness its considerable power and release it with speed and precision. And considering the state-of-the-art subwoofery inside, it isn’t that expensive either.”

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  • PC-4000 Subwoofer Receives AVSForum's Top Choice 2018 Award

    "The PC-4000 plays deep, clean, and loud without breaking a sweat. It is extremely capable of handling the most demanding movie soundtracks with foundation-cracking ability, and it reproduces music with subtlety and fine articulation. I am not only impressed, but I’m pleased to purchase these terrific performers for my reference review system."
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  • SB-4000 and PB-4000 Subwoofers Receive Heimkino's Reference Class Award

    "The SB-4000 subwoofer convinces with a crisp, precise reproduction of lowest frequencies. For the ultimate pressure in the diaphragm, the PB-4000 is particularly suitable, because it provides even greater dynamic range and maximum low frequency extension...With the new 4000 Series subwoofers, SVS once again hit a home run. Both models offer maximum low-bass performance at reference-class level."
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  • Reference Home Theater Reviews the SB-4000 Subwoofer

    "The SB-4000 does exactly what I want in a sub: make my speakers sound like they play down to 20Hz without any effort or strain by completely disappearing. It offers the same level of impact that I’ve heard at live concerts…and it has helped me discover how much deep bass I was missing from everything. A wonderful sub and highly recommended."
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  • SB-4000 Subwoofer Receives Audio & Vision Online's Excellent Product Award

    "The lowest octaves are rendered with incredible detail and power. From a relatively small cabinet, it produces more than enough output for a big home theater and its tight and precise sound is also excellent for music. Brutal SPL capabilities, easy-to-use mobile app and flawless design make this a rare and elite audio product."
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