Prime Satellite 5.1 System
The Prime Satellite 5.1 Surround Sound System is a super compact home theater system with five massive sounding Prime Satellite speakers and the startlingly powerful SB-1000 Subwoofer. Punches way above its weight and size class to bring immersive surround sound home audio to any small-medium sized room.
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Prime Satellite x 2Main
Prime Satellite x 2Surrounds
Introducing the PRIME SATELLITE 5.1 SYSTEM
PRIME 5.1 SYSTEM: HIGH PERFORMANCE HOME THEATER AT SOUNDBAR PRICES
The Prime Series Satellites were designed to challenge speaker convention, leveraging SVS’s audio passion and expertise, they exceed everything you might expect from such a small and versatile speaker, providing a truly world class listening experience. No compromise. Paired with our acclaimed SB-1000 subwoofer and its 300 Watts of power, the 5.1 system delivers a complete multi-channel experience for movies and music: audiophile precision to hit every note and bring out every word, cinematic dynamics to bring scenes to life, all at an unprecedented value, and boasting a compact size to work in any room.
Ordinary soundbars simply don’t stand a chance against the power, depth and detail of this system.
* Additional charge applies to Piano finishes. See the top of the page for details.
Prime Satellite 5.1 - Premium Black Ash: $999.99
Prime Satellite 5.1 - Piano Gloss Black: $1,199.99
Prime Satellite 5.1 - Piano Gloss White: $1,199.99
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"The SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 Surround System manages to be that rare bit of home theater kit that is suitable as both a first serious home theater purchase and as a quality upgrade."High-Def Digest, Review.
"With effortless performance, elegant design, and striking value, SVS’ Prime Series hits the ultimate sweet spot in the audiophile segment."Digital Trends, Review.
“The SVS Prime Satellites rocked the house. They are some of the best-sounding affordable small speakers I've heard. In fact, I found myself preferring their precision to the sound coming from considerably pricier tower speakers…Simply put, the Prime Satellites performed spectacularly!”AVS Forum, Review by Mark Henninger.
“SVS has redefined value for the satellite speaker category by packing an astonishing amount of sound quality into a very small speaker cabinet, at an extremely aggressive price. The SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 home theater system is the best satellite speaker surround sound system I know for under $1,000. Congratulations, SVS. The old king is dead, long live the new king.”HomeTheaterReview.com, Review by Myron Ho.
“SVS’s Prime Satellite 5.1 system is as good as it gets for $1,000…a genuine achievement.”Sound + Vision, Review by Daniel Kumin.
“… have a surprisingly big sound… flawless in its performance…get a audiophile grade home theater system at a fraction of the cost.”AVTechReviews, Review by Chris Murray.
“For about the price of a good soundbar, SVS delivers an immersive 5.1 home theater experience from a system that includes five Prime Satellite speakers and a powerful SB-1000 subwoofer.”Prime Satellite 5.1 System Nominated for Electronic House 2015 Products of the Year.
“The primary question I had, is this a music or HT system? Turns out, it is both… high value, zero risk…Prime punches well above its weight class. I'll go so far as to say that the Prime Satellite defines its class.”Home Theater Shack, Review.
“When you listen to $100k systems all day, it’s difficult to be really excited about $1k speakers. But let me tell you, these speakers, when listening in nearfield, are some of the best I’ve heard in the budget speaker category.”TheAbsoluteSound.com, Review by Spencer Holbert.
“SVS has achieved a great balance of price, performance, aesthetics, and physical size with its Prime-series speakers… When I look at them and listen to them, I tend to forget how affordable they are. There's simply no sign of any cut corners; SVS Prime speakers exude nothing but pure competence with style to match.”AVS Forum, Review by Mark Henninger.
"At $134.99 a pop, the Prime Satellite is one of audio’s bona-fide bargains. I’ve heard speakers costing $250 each that struggle to keep up with the Satellites, as well as $135 speakers that can’t come close to the cleanness and accuracy of their sound. I’m not sure there’s a better value today in audio."GoodSound.com, Review by Kevin East.
"The Prime Satellites handle the high and mid-range quite well and easily outclass similarly sized and priced bookshelf speakers."The Missing Remote, Review.
"The Prime Satellite 5.1 is a surround powerhouse. Obtuse, blunt, and enveloping where it counts. The Prime Satellites perform well above their own weight, almost like an acoustic sucker punch. The SB-1000 has a looming presence thanks to a seemingly limitless low-end that’s rich in detail. Editors Choice."Popzara, Review.
Owner Ratings & Reviews
PRIME SPEAKERS: EXTREME PERFORMANCE AND UNCOMPROMISED FIDELITY
PRIME SATELLITE - SATELLITES REDEFINED: HIGH-END AUDIO GETS SMALL
From the moment you feel the weight of the Prime Satellite Speaker, it becomes clear that no satellite speaker has ever offered this level of audiophile design, high-end components and precise build quality. Jets thunder through the sky. Bullets graze your ears. Prime Satellites simply outclass the tiny and tinny surround speakers designed to be more form than performer. Prime Satellites revolutionize surround speakers—in fact, they employ many of the same components as their bigger brothers in the Prime and Ultra lines.
Strategically placed, Prime Satellites create awe-inspiring realism and seamless sonic transitions from front- to-back and side-to-side. When the lights dim and the score fades in, they flood your room with dynamic audio realism and action. Painstakingly voiced and sonically matched, Prime Satellites are designed to blend with SVS towers, bookshelves, or in a system all their own for endless listening possibilities. Learn More
SB-1000 SUBWOOFER: IMPRESSIVE DEEP, CLEAN SVS-BASS IN AN INCONSPICUOUS 13" CABINET
Like a stick of dynamite, the SB-1000 is easy to conceal—but its impact hard to ignore. It’s the most SVS-bass that can be condensed into a 13” package. Pumping out loads of fast, clean, bottom end—action-scene punches hit you right in the gut. When it’s time to party, your music comes to life—bass lines are tight and drum beats never muddy. Elegantly finished in premium black ash, gloss piano black or gloss piano white, it fits with any décor. And yet, it’s small enough to tuck in a corner, if you need to keep it out of the way. To maximize the slam and impact of your home theater—with a minimal footprint—two SB-1000s can be paired—one on either side of your room. (Special discount available.) For big movie and music enjoyment, in a small package, go with the SB-1000. Learn More
Soundmatch Crossover Intelligently Designed For Your Listening Room
Our exclusive SoundMatch crossover sports premium-grade capacitors, air-core inductors, and heavy-trace printed circuit boards. All of these high-quality components yield lower distortion, tighter tolerances, better heat dissipation, and all around better sound. The 2-way crossover is uniquely tuned so each driver can blend perfectly each other while offering the best on and off-axis response, while maintaining phase coherency and razor sharp time domain behavior.
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Mount SVS Prime Satellites with Ease Using SoundPath Pivoting Wall/Ceiling Bracket
The SVS SoundPath Pivoting Wall/Ceiling Bracket is a perfect complement to Prime Satellite Speakers if you are mounting them to a wall or ceiling as surround, center, front or height channel speakers. The unique design integrates with the Prime Satellite Speaker’s included key-way bracket for a simple and elegant solution with full pivoting action. This allows for precise positioning of the Prime Satellite Speakers for optimal performance in all home theater and audio system applications.
Frequency Response / Acoustic Data:
- Rated bandwidth: 69 Hz-25 kHz (± dB)
- Nominal impedance: 8 ohms
- Sensitivity: 85 dB (2.83V @ 1 meter full-space, 300-3kHz)
- Recommended amplifier power: 20-150 watts
- Satellite Loudspeaker
- Black ash, piano gloss black and piano gloss white finish options
- 5-way binding posts
- 1” wide-flared rear-firing port
- Cloth grille with pin/cup retention system
- Elastomer stick-on bumper feet (adds 3mm to height)
- Keyway bracket for easy and convenient wall mounting (includes extra bumper pads for wall stand-off)
- Cabinet Dimensions: 8.75" (H) X 4.9" (W) X 6" (D)
- Overall Dimensions: 8.85" (H) X 4.9" (W) X 6.3" (D) (includes grille and bumper feet)
- Shipped Dimensions-2 Pack: 11.7" (H) X 13.9" (W) X 8.9" (D)
- Shipped Dimensions 3 Pack: 11.7" (H) X 20.3" (W) X 8.9" (D)
- Weight Unboxed: 6.5 pounds
- Shipped Weight 2 Pack: 14.7 pounds
- Shipped Weight 3 Pack: 21.7 pounds
- FEA-optimized diffuser for airy and unveiled presentation
- Aluminum dome delivers exceptional transient response and exceptional stiffness/mass ratio
1” Aluminum Dome Tweeter:
- Polypropylene cone for excellent stiffness/mass ratio and pistonic behavior
- Aluminum shorting ring to reduce gap inductance, lower distortion, and enhance high frequency response
- Cast ABS-fiberglass composite basket ensures precision component alignment and excellent thermal transfer
- Vented voice coil former minimizes air compression artifacts
Crossover & Cabinet Specs
- 2-way crossover with premium-grade capacitors, air-core inductors and heavy-trace printed circuit boards
- Crossover network delivers outstanding phase coherency and time domain behavior
- Tweeter-to-woofer crossover: 2.3 kHz (12 dB/octave slopes)
- Acoustically transparent and FEA optimized grilles minimize diffraction
- FEA-optimized cabinet and bracing eliminates resonances
- Chamfered front baffle and flush-mounted drivers reduce edge diffraction and improved on-axis high frequency response
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