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Hollywood Blockbusters, Meet Your Match

When you really want to step up your audio playback experience, our ported powered subwoofers are the big guns. At high playback volumes they are simply the best at creating the dramatic, immersive experience of IMAX-style theaters. They are right at home in mid-sized home theaters, great rooms and large open-concept spaces. Engineered to be clean and articulate, they also make beautiful music—something that lesser ported subwoofers can find challenging. Bigger, heavier and with larger footprints than our other subwoofers, these are born to deliver full-on drama and delight.

Choosing the best subwoofer for your home theater or music system is a completely objective...

HiFi Test TV HiFi - 2019  Reference Class Award
HiFi Test TV HiFi - 2019 Highlight Award
HCReview - Reference Award
Hemmabio - Test Winner
AVS Forum - Recommended 2019 Award
Video Magazine - Preis/Leistung: uberragend
Sound & Vision - Top Pick of the Year 2018 Award
Audioholics - Product of the Year Award
AVSForum - Top Choice 2017 Award
Audio Reference - 2018 Test Winner Award - SB16-Ultra
AVForums - Highly Recommended Award
HC Review - Reference Award
Stereoplay - Highlight Award
Audioholics - Bassaholic Certified Extreme Award
Sound & Vision - Top Pick of the Year Award
CES Innovation Awards - 2017 Best of Innovation
Audio Reference - Recommended Audio Award
EISA Award - Best Product 2018-2019 - Home Theater Subwoofer
HomeTheaterReview.com - Best of 2018 Award
Stereophile - 2019 Recommended Component Award
AVSForum - Top Choice 2018 Award
Audioholics - Consumer Excellence Award
Home Cinema Choice - Best Buy Award
Sound & Vision - Top Pick Award
SoundStage! Network - Reviewers' Choice Award
AVForums - Best Buy Award
Consumers Digest - Best Buy Award
Digital Trends - Editors Choice Award
Home Cinema Choice - Recommended Award
Audioholics - Bassaholic Certified Large Award

User Reviews

Matt N. Reviews the PB-1000

"Every movie I play now is like the first time experiencing it. I hear things I've never knew existed in the audio track. Every sound is so subtle but I HEAR...

Chad K. Reviews the PB-1000

"I have never felt a room shake like this before. I purchased two of them and the sweet spot never ends. They deliver the most hard hitting, smooth clean bas...

Anthony F. Reviews the PB-1000

"Absolutely blown away by the pb-1000 shipping was extremely quick my ears have never been happier"- Anthony F.

Win G. Reviews the PB16-Ultra

"Buy a PB16 for a lifetime of great music and movies. All the hype... it’s real. Plug this beast in and enjoy the thunder"- Win G.

Miguel S. Reviews the PB-4000

"I never experience a subwoofer like pb 4000. WOW I’m blown away I’m very satisfied."- Miguel S.

Michael B. Reviews the PB-3000

"Everything I was expecting and more!! SVS has hit the jackpot with this sub..."- Michael B.

Christopher S. Reviews the PB-2000

"Sub arrived very well boxed and protected. Fired it up with all kinds of venues and was blown away. Punches hard and clean. Tested the Sub-low frequencies w...

Daniel I. Reviews the PB-1000

"I'm absolutely blown away by the amazing sounds coming out of this subwoofer"- Daniel I.

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Press Reviews

Dtown Reviews the PB16-Ultra Subwoofer

"This subwoofer kept surprising me again and again, he just didn't give in, he was present, contained and accurate. What makes him so good is the fact that h...

SVS PB-3000 Subwoofer Receives Soundstage Access's Reviewer's Choice Award

"The PB-3000 proved so capable of massive output with very-low-frequency effects from this blockbuster that it could move my room with apparent ease. Once yo...

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...

AVS Forum Reviews the PB-3000 Subwoofer

"So potent it almost startled me. The PB-3000 cannot only handle volume, it seems to relish the challenge. In effect, it performs better the more you crank i...

Video Magazine (Germany) Reviews the PB-3000 Subwoofer

"The new SVS PB-3000 is the champion in the range under 2000 Euro. Its lightning-fast response to impulses predestined the PB-3000 not only for the intended ...

Mixdownmag.com Reviews the PB-3000 Subwoofer

"SVS has produced a subwoofer worthy of studios of any level, or home listening experiences looking to be bought to the next level. Intuitive design, handy ...

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 f...

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 exe...

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 w...

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 ...

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...

SpareChange Reviews the PB16-Ultra (Youtube)

"It can slam you hard in the chest or gently move the hair on your arms. For a subwoofer of this size, it handles transients amazingly, almost like a sealed...

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 v...

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 partic...

PB-4000 Subwoofer Receives the Highly Recommended Award from AVForums

"Subterranean levels of bass with a surprising level of subtlety and grace. It loaded the entire room with low frequency energy in breathtaking fashion with...

PB-4000 Subwoofer Review by Home Theater Review

"A sub with brute force that also performs so nimbly and even gently when the source material calls for it. I found myself so viscerally impressed by the PB-...

PB16-Ultra Subwoofer Receives the European Imaging and Sound Association's EISA Award

"This sub is insanely good… and two of them? Off the charts! I can’t speak highly enough of the sub’s integration offerings, especially when used with softwa...

Home Cinema Choice Reviews the 16-Ultra Series Subwoofers

"Fear-inducing SPLs. Bass that you feel as well as hear. Delicious weight and scale, without a trace of distortion…beauty of its tone to bathe in…a full-bodi...

Subwoofer101 Reviews the Dual PB16-Ultra Subwoofers

As close to real life as I’ve ever heard. For an ultimate home theater, a pair of PB-16 Ultras deliver a wall of bass that remains comfortable while exhilara...

Review of the PB16-Ultra Subwoofer by Z Reviews

"This is the scariest subwoofer I’ve ever played with. I am not able to go to the limit on this subwoofer. It makes the fur on my arms stand up"

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The deepest, most detailed and authoritative bass you can get for under $500. No subwoofer comes close to delivering this level of high performance at such a low price.

$ 499.99

  • Driver | 10"
  • Amplifier | 300 watts RMS (720 watts peak)
  • Freq. Response | 19-270 Hz ±3dB
  • Dimension | 18.9" (H) 15" (W) 19.4" (D)

$ 499.99

"Impressive low frequency punch. A crazy thrill ride that vibrated my chair and walls."
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"I'm absolutely blown away by the amazing sounds coming out of this subwoofer." - Daniel I.
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Breathtaking output and subterranean low frequency extension down to 16 Hz with astonishing detail and accuracy. Optimized with dual ports for maximum SPLs with vanishing distortion, PB-2000 Pro also features the SVS subwoofer smartphone app for convenient control of volume, DSP functions, custom presets and more.

$ 899.99

  • Driver | 12"
  • Amplifier | 550 watts RMS (1500 watts peak)
  • Freq. Response | 16Hz to 290Hz +/-3dB (standard mode)
  • Freq. Response | 17Hz to 290Hz +/-3dB (sealed mode)
  • Dimensions | 20.9" (H) 17.3" (W) 23.6" (D)

$ 899.99

Earth-shaking output, subterranean low frequency extension, crisp speed in transients and pinpoint control, the PB-3000 delivers reference subwoofer performance at a breakthrough price. Breathtakingly forceful and refined bass hits new lows.

$ 1,399.99

  • Driver | 13"
  • Amplifier | 800 watts RMS (2500+ watts peak)
  • Freq. Response | 16-260 Hz ±3 dB (standard mode)
    18-260 Hz ±3 dB (sealed mode)
  • Dimensions | 21.9” (H) 18.3” (W) 26” (D)

$ 1,399.99

"No matter the volume, no matter how punishing the source material, it shrugged off everything. Composed and powerful is a nice combination"
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“Everything I was expecting and more!! SVS has hit the jackpot with this sub...”- Michael B.
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Staggering low-frequency output and subterranean deep bass extension down to 13Hz with an amazing degree of subtlety and finesse to thrill both action movie buffs and ardent audiophiles.

$ 1,899.99

  • Driver | 13.5"
  • Amplifier | 1200 watts RMS (4200 watts peak)
  • Freq. Response | 16-200 Hz ±3 dB (standard mode)
    13-200 Hz ±3 dB (extended mode)
    18-200 Hz ±3 dB (sealed mode)
  • Dimension | 23.4” (H) 20.5” (W) 30” (D)

$ 1,899.99

"Subterranean levels of bass with a surprising level of subtlety and grace. It loaded the entire room with low frequency energy in breathtaking fashion with impact that you felt rather than heard…There was also a crispness and clarity to the bass, coupled with a sense of delicacy and responsiveness that is a testament to the engineering inside the incredibly inert cabinet. Pure bass heaven!"
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“I never experience a subwoofer like pb 4000. WOW I’m blown away I’m very satisfied.”- Miguel S.
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The ultimate reference standard for bass, PB16-Ultra features a massive 16” Ultra driver with astonishing 8” edge wound voice coil, a stunningly powerful 1,500 watts continuous, 5,000+ watts peak power Sledge amplifier with fully discrete MOSFET output, triple 3.5” front-firing high-flow ports and an innovative subwoofer control and DSP smartphone app with custom presets for precision tuning.

$ 2,499.99

  • Driver | 16"
  • Amplifier | 1500 watts RMS (5000+ watts peak)
  • Freq. Response | 15-280 Hz +/- 3 dB (standard mode)
    13-280 Hz +/- 3 dB (extended mode)
    14-360 Hz +/- 3 dB (sealed mode)
  • Dimension | 25” H X 21.7” W X 30.9” D

$ 2,499.99

"Competes with top-performing subs costing twice or more their price. The kinetic energy reached deafening reference listening levels…I’m surprised it didn’t set off the Earthquake Detection System! Very Highly Recommended."
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“Buy a PB16 for a lifetime of great music and movies. All the hype... it’s real. Plug this beast in and enjoy the thunder.” - Win G.
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