PB-4000 - Black Ash - Outlet - TEST

PB-4000 - Black Ash - Outlet - TEST

PB-4000 - Black Ash - Outlet - TEST

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$ 1,699.99

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HiFi Choice - Recommended Award
HCReview - Reference Award
Sound & Vision - Top Pick of the Year 2018 Award
Audioholics - Product of the Year Award
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
Home Cinema Choice - Best Buy Award
Sound & Vision - Top Pick Award
Home Cinema Choice - Recommended Award

Product Overview

Thunderous low frequency output and extreme deep bass extension, with accuracy and control, the PB-4000 is a benchmark setting subwoofer on every level with unheard-of performance and features for even double the price. The sophisticated DSP amplifier creates three port tuning modes, each with individual response curves to achieve the most accurate in-room frequency response possible. With the PB-4000, it’s like having three subwoofers in one. Effortlessly powerful with bass that extends far below the threshold of human hearing, the PB-4000 creates a revelatory experience with every movie and music listening session.

HiFi Choice - Recommended Award
HCReview - Reference Award
Sound & Vision - Top Pick of the Year 2018 Award
Audioholics - Product of the Year Award
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
Home Cinema Choice - Best Buy Award
Sound & Vision - Top Pick Award
Home Cinema Choice - Recommended Award

User Reviews

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.

Press Reviews

HiFi Choice (Poland), PB-4000 Earns "Recommended" Award

“A powerful sub for the most demanding audience. Can hit extreme volume levels and deep bass with absolute precision and the dynamics make you feel every not...

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...

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...

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...

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-...

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Frequency Response / Acoustic Data:

PB-4000 Frequency Response Chart* Frequency response graph does not denote maximum output capability
  • 16-200 Hz +/- 3 dB (standard mode)
  • 13-200 Hz +/- 3 dB (extended mode)
  • 18-200 Hz +/- 3 dB (sealed mode)
  • Roll-off slope specifically optimized to take maximum advantage of available room gain.
  • 2-meter ground plane away from reflective structures (quasi-anechoic).

Subwoofer Specs:

  • Premium Black Ash and Piano Gloss Black finish options
  • Protective non-resonant steel mesh grille
  • Front-firing 13.5" driver
  • Rear-mounted amplifier
  • Screw-in rubber feet
  • Robust Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) cabinet construction
  • Triple 3.5-inch ports
  • Cabinet Dimensions (without grille): 23.4” (595mm) H X 20.5” (520mm) W X 27.7” (704mm) D
  • Cabinet Dimensions (with grille): 23.4” (595mm) H X 20.5” (520mm) W X 30” (763mm) D
  • Shipped Dimensions: 29.1” (738mm) H X 26” (661mm) W X 36” (915mm) D
  • Weight (unboxed): 153.2 lbs. (69.5 kg)
  • Shipped Weight: 172.4lbs (78.2kg)

Driver Specs:

  • High performance SVS 4000 Series Subwoofer Driver - optimized for ported cabinet design.
  • Proprietary 13.5” Driver with finely tuned Underhung Motor Configuration
  • 49.6lb (22.5kg) pound Woofer with 44.3lb (20.1kg) pounds for the motor
  • Underhung 53mm Xmax, 91.6mm Xmech precision aligned excursion
  • 8-layer aluminum flat wire edge wound 3” voice coil for ultra-low distortion, efficient heat dissipation, exceptional linearity and nearly zero power compression.
  • Two massive, dedicated toroidal ferrite magnets generate unparalleled levels of magnetic force to drive the highest levels of excursion, SPL, and start/go power for the deepest and most authoritative bass possible.
  • All-new High density FEA-optimized cast aluminum basket provides unequaled levels of rigidity, tensile strength, and energy transference available from a subwoofer.
  • Dual 24-strand copper and Nomex composite high-temperature leads woven through the suspension provide a pristine electrical connection from the amplifier to the voice coil.
  • Premium glass fiber laminated dustcap and reinforced and vented paper-composite cone sub-structure ensure a light, rigid, and neutral radiating surface.
  • Precision machined motor elements and narrow tolerance suspension parts produce unmatched linearity at full excursion for exceptionally tight and fast output, even at reference volumes.
  • Extreme oversized low carbon vented steel U-yoke and top plate provide superior cooling and improved magnetics for maximum performance and efficiency.
  • Copper ring shorting sleeve reduces gap induction and distortion, enhances thermal conductivity
  • Nickel-plated high-tension spring terminals
  • Proprietary injection molded gasket and parabolic SBR extreme-excursion surround maintains ideal pistonic motion for pinpoint accuracy and control
  • Low carbon 1008 steel components with black electrophoresis plating

Amplifier Specs:

  • Massively powerful Sledge 1,200-watt continuous Class D design with 4,000+ watts of Peak Power.
  • Unmatched intelligence from user adjustable low pass, phase, polarity and room gain compensation with three parametric EQs and port tuning (Ported models only) for absolute best alignment with speakers and optimized performance in any room.
  • Groundbreaking SVS Bluetooth DSP control app for iOS and Android devices with three user presets allow custom tuning for every room and system.
  • High efficiency cool-running Class D switching topology with massive 32 Amp 600 Volt MOSFET’s result in lower EMI and highest efficiency while providing effortless power to produce SPLs and low frequency output with pristine clarity well beyond reference listening levels.
  • High resolution 50Mhz Analog Devices Audio DSP with double precision 56bit filtering is most advanced subwoofer processor available for perfect audio reproduction.
  • 100v-240v full range input active Power Factor Correction (PFC) pre-regulates mains to solid 360V DC regardless of mains voltage or quality so the sound quality never falters no matter what’s coming out of the wall
  • Active PFC lowers average current and smooths mains input current allowing for 1200W output from a standard 15A mains circuit.
  • XLR and RCA stereo input/output with ultra-wide input voltage for consumer and professional audio applications.
  • Convenient front-mounted display featuring new Intelligent Feature Control (IFC) with bright blue dimmable/defeatable 8-digit LED front display.
  • Custom EQ and DSP limiter settings tuned specifically for the PB-4000 ported cabinet design.
  • Auto/On and 3-12V AC/DC trigger for Maximum Installation Convenience.
  • Input impedance 22kohm (unbalanced RCA)/ 22kohm (balanced XLR).
  • Green 0.5-watt low standby power consumption
  • RoHS compliant, lead-free construction, world-wide safety certifications

SVS App Specs:

  • The most powerful and flexible Bluetooth controlled subwoofer DSP app, works with both iOS and Android operating systems.
  • Easiest and most 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 favorite seat.
  • Single tap adjustment for controlling variable port tuning with standard, extended and sealed modes.
  • Unique bidirectional feedback shows adjustments in real time on both app and subwoofer interface.
  • Easy-to-follow tutorial provides clear guidance for all functions.

Included Accessories:

  • Protective non-resonant steel mesh grill
  • IR remote control
  • 1 Foam Port Tuning Plug
  • Elastomer feet included
  • Extra heavy-duty, high current 6' power cord
  • Quick Start Guide

Since the vast majority of SVS subwoofer owners never use the port plugs and many end up in landfills, we’ve made them optional to be a bit more eco-conscious. We are happy to send port plugs free of charge if they will be used, just note in the special instructions during checkout.

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Sound Expert Videos

How to Reduce Subwoofer Room Rattle, Vibrations and Bass Bleed

Anatomy of an SVS Subwoofer Driver

Comparing Ported vs. Sealed Subwoofers for Home Theater

Why Go Dual: Benefits and Placement of Multiple Subwoofers

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Subwoofer Matching Tool

Enter your speakers and the SVS Subwoofer Matching Tool will recommend suitable subwoofer matches as well as crossover frequency and low pass filter settings.

System Builder Tool

Personal SVS speaker and subwoofer system builder. Choose from preset home theater surround sound set-ups like 5.1, or custom build your own.

User Reviews | Press Reviews

User Reviews | Press Reviews

HiFi Choice (Poland), PB-4000 Earns "Recommended" Award

“A powerful sub for the most demanding audience. Can hit extreme volume levels and deep bass with absolute precision and the dynamics make you feel every note you’re supposed to....
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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!"
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 impact that you felt rather...
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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-4000’s low-frequency...
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