Press Reviews

  • Enjoy the Music Reviews the SB16-Ultra Subwoofer

    “Setting up the SVS subs was easy and fun. I could feel the sub-sonic tones on the surface of my exposed skin, but I could swear I could feel my loose shirt sleeves vibrating against my arms. For those who desire more than a full-frequency range high-end system, spending more than the SVS's very reasonable price makes no sense. Highly recommended.”
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  • Stereonet (Australia) Reviews the SB-3000 Subwoofer

    “Clean and effortless sound. Performance was not only tuneful but tactile, with instruments not only heard but felt. If you're looking for couch-rumbling bass, that is still fast and tuneful, I strongly encourage you to look at an SB-3000 (or two). I wouldn't be surprised if your auditioning of subwoofers starts and ends with the SB-3000.”
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  • AVForums Reviews the SB-3000 Subwoofer

    “It’s remarkable how deep and powerful the SB-3000 is considering its relatively small cabinet. However, it never loses its sense of timing and precision, delivering pin-point accuracy and plenty of speed. It retains a refinement and musicality that is genuinely excellent but still delivers seismic levels of low frequency energy.”
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  • Soundstage Praises the SB-3000 Subwoofer with a Reviewer's Choice Award

    “Liver-massaging ultra-low bass. I felt I was simultaneously reaping the rewards of large and small woofer cones: slam and pressure, and nimble speed. Dug deep, letting me really feel the lowest notes in my chair with impressive punch and authority. This combination of intense punch with the feel of low-frequency extension had me turning it up loud -- and it was an exhilarating experience. The bass I heard bordered on the difficult to believe -- very fast, very tight, very deep, with more than enough output to fill my 15’L x 12’W x 8’H room with sound-pressure levels that would satisfy the most demanding bass heads.” Read Full Review
  • SVS SB-3000 Subwoofer Reviewed by HomeTheaterReview.com

    “A seriously sophisticated audio device, one that can render subtle differences in bass inflection, but with the capacity to slam hard. The power of the sub comes on fast, in a violent way. I could feel the output through my chair, but it wasn't overbearing or exaggerated. Intense, with purpose and authority, is the way I would describe it. Blended beautifully with the front two channels while imparting solid bass reinforcement throughout the room. A remarkable performer. If you're looking for state-of-the-art, high performing subwoofer, with small proportions; the SVS SB-3000 is worth every penny and more.”
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  • SB-3000 Subwoofer Receives Sound&Vision's Top Picks Award

    "Performance, which was characterized by extreme low-frequency extension, massive output, and precision on transients. At one point I had to check my wiring to make sure I had disconnected my other four subwoofers—it was that impressive! Even at reference levels, the SB-3000 didn't break a sweat—each bass note hit with power, precision, and speed. I was completely blown away by my experience. It has no equal at its price."
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  • HiFi Choice (Poland) Reviews the SVS SB-3000 Subwoofer

    ”Easy to set up owing to its closed cabinet. Fantastic application to drive some more sophisticated functions makes it simple for the user no matter if it is for stereo or home cinema. Deep and massive bass is well controlled and amazingly neutral. Simply perfect for both home cinema and stereo experience.”.
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  • Reference Home Theater Reviews the PB-3000 Subwoofer

    “Packs plenty of impact and depth, fills the room with thunderous bass. Fantastic performing subwoofer that does a wonderful job with movies and music. It fills out the lower octaves in music without drawing extra attention to itself, and you can feel it in your chest as it rattles the walls when watching movies. The PB-3000 gets an easy recommendation and might even stick around in my system permanently”
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  • Video Magazine (Germany) Reviews the SB-3000 Subwoofer

    "SVS has indeed managed to put the virtues of its flagships into a very compact and affordable subwoofer. Exemplary precision and transient response, it has what it takes to make even audiophiles salivate over a subwoofer. Those who mainly listen to music and watch concert videos will especially love the SB-3000."
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  • 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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  • SB-2000 Subwoofer Review by HomeTheaterReview

    “The SB-2000 provided plenty of power while cleanly extending the lower registers smoothly and accurately. Provided all the impact and low frequency punch even the most action-packed movie might demand. For this price and at this size I really could not find a better subwoofer. It's fast, it's clean, and it's powerful. If the SVS SB-2000 fits your budget, look no further. It's in a class of its own as far as sealed subwoofers go.”
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  • HomeTheaterForum Reviews the SB-3000 Subwoofer

    "Maintained composure even when pushed for extended periods. Capable of playing far louder than I was comfortable listening, it’s amazing the amount of air this thing moves given the size. Literally shook rafters in rooms which are not designed for punishing sound playback. Recommended and well worth the asking price!"
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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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  • Elrief1 Reviews the PB-2000 Subwoofer (Youtube)

    "The PB-2000 does everything you would want from a high-end subwoofer, and more. Build quality is top-notch, the sound is out of this world with bass that will shake your room but also hit really delicately when needed. I can’t believe it was able to replace my two older 10-inch subwoofers and actually hit harder."
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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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