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Quick Specs

  • 1"
    Tweeter
  • 4.5”
    Midrange
  • dual 6.5”
    Woofer
  • 30 Hz-25 kHz (±3 dB)
    FREQ. RESPONSE
  • Dual 1.7”
    Port Size & #
  • 36.6" (H) 8" (W) 11.6" (D)
    Dimension
  • 40.1 lb
    Weight

Introducing the PRIME TOWER

PRIME TOWERS: PILLARS OF PERFORMANCE—STEREO TO CINEMA

Delivering immersive, full-spectrum sound, the Prime Towers anchor an amazing listening experience. Their combination of both sonic accuracy and lively dynamics elevate movies to an immersive experience and the highlight the subtle nuances of your music. They are remarkable on their own in a two channel system, and in a home theater, the Towers’ voicing match and seamlessly meld with the other Prime or Ultra speakers in your system. The result: a suspension of reality that takes you to the center of the action—be it a mosh pit or jet fighter cockpit. Dialogue and vocals are clear and true. Bass grooves and explosions will rock the room. With Prime towers’ twin 6.5 inch woofers in each tower, you don’t need a stand-alone subwoofer if space won’t allow. (Should you have the room—and want the additional depth and dimension a dedicated subwoofer provides—Prime towers pair well with several SVS subwoofers, like the award-winning SB-2000.)

See why CNET ranked the Prime Tower as one of the top budget audiophile speakers available…

With a detailed aluminum dome tweeter, dedicated midrange driver and dual long-throw woofers, the Prime Tower effortlessly cranks out clean, dynamic and powerful sound.

The innovative and sophisticated 3.5-way crossover has different crossover points for each woofer to deliver seamless frequency response with effortless low frequency extension. Translation – awesome bass response and a smooth, seamless transition to the midrange.

TSVS took the 3.5-way crossover concept a step further – each woofer has a dedicated and completely separate internal compartment with its own custom port tuning frequency. The result is effortless, deep bass you need to hear in person to fully appreciate.

Similarly, the 4.5” midrange driver is mounted in its own dedicated and completely sealed compartment to ensure a smooth, precise and clear midrange free from standing wave coloration.

All this tech is packed into a handsome and sleek cabinet available in premium-grade piano gloss black or handsome black ash finish.

Owner's Manual

Press Reviews

"SVS’ Prime Towers are extraordinarily exceptional, earning them their own segment of our evaluation — they’re just that good."
Digital Trends, Review.
"… 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.
See why CNET ranked it as one of the top budget audiophile speakers available...
CNET, Review.
CNET names the Prime Towers at the top of their best speakers under $1,000 list!
CNET, Review.
"I highly recommend the SVS Prime speakers for anyone looking to break into the first true threshold of fidelity-driven sound reproduction without breaking the bank. It’s reassuring to know you have well-engineered loudspeakers that are built with quality components, from a company with unparalleled customer support and service."
Audioholics, Review by Tarunvir Bains.
"It’s amazing what $999.98 can buy. The SVS Prime Tower might make you wonder why you'd ever need to spend more!"
Sound Stage, Review by Vince Hanada.
"So impressed… These are $1000 speakers? They sound seriously good…both powerful and detailed…Imaging is also terrific."
Reference Home Theater, Review by Chris Heinonen.
"…speakers that blow the whole notion of “bang for your buck” wide open."
Digital Trends, Review.
"They’re one of the few speakers that do everything well…rare combination of good sound quality and affordability. Great treble response, smooth mid-range and deep accurate bass makes them a great choice for both movies and music."
AVTechReviews, Review by Chris Murray.
"It would be tough to find a better speaker to pull double duty in this price range, as it demolishes all of the big box offerings at its prices point and is equal or better than most of the current Internet-direct offerings in their price range I have heard."
EnjoytheMusic, Review by Rick LaFaver.
"The SVS Prime Towers are good enough to become search-enders."
AudioBeat.com, Review by John Crossett.
"Not only do they present outstanding center imaging and an unwillingness to compromise either punch or clarity, they also subtly seduce listeners to keep turning up the volume. With each notch on the dial even sweeter than the last, the only limits I found were with my ears and marital tolerance; mostly the latter."
The Missing Remote, Review.
"The Prime Tower brings a big package to the $1k game…If you want to hear every note, foot tap and breath, this is a speaker for you."
Audiohead, Review.
"Enveloping and immersive, bass response was exceptional, all without the use of a subwoofer. The Prime Towers shined with great clarity and resonance. A great value for any home theater enthusiast!"
Home Theater Forum, Review.

User Ratings & Reviews

SVS Drivers Extreme Performance and Uncompromised Fidelity

The proprietary SVS drivers utilize the finest materials and design features to ensure the highest sound quality and performance. The Prime Tower driver array features a 1” aluminum dome tweeter, 4.5” midrange driver, and dual 6.5" woofers.

1” Aluminum Dome Tweeter

Light, efficient, and rigid, providing high SPL (Sound Pressure Level) with minimal distortion and the sense of utter transparency. It deploys a Finite-Element-Analysis (FEA) optimized diffuser to ensure the tweeter only has the perfect on-axis and off-axis frequency response. That way everyone in your listening room gets the best performance. Likewise, since we share these design traits with both the Prime and Ultra speakers, both product lines can blend well with one another while offering that SVS hallmark ‘airy’ presentation and incredibly unveiled highs.

4.5" MIDRANGE DRIVER

Dedicated to blending with the tweeter and the dual 6.5” woofers, while delivering natural, smooth, and clear vocals. The polypropylene cone is light and rigid to give a flat frequency response and the SPL necessary to keep up with the other drivers. Like all of the other woofers in the Prime and Ultra series, the 4.5” mid uses an aluminum shorting ring for reduced distortion, and a vented voice coil former to keep the motor assembly cool during high SPL playback. All of this is built on an all-new cast ABS-fiberglass composite basket for precise component alignment and an inert frame without resonances or added harmonics.

DUAL 6.5" WOOFERS

We built our groundbreaking new 6.5” bass woofers on an all-new cast ABS-fiberglass composite basket for precise component alignment and an inert frame without resonances or added harmonics. Like all of the other drivers in the Prime family, the polypropylene cone is light and rigid to give a flat frequency response and the SPL necessary to keep up with the other drivers. Like all of the other woofers in the Prime and Ultra series, the 6.5” woofers use aluminum shorting rings for reduced distortion, and vented voice coil formers to keep the motor assemblies cool during high SPL playback. For perfect bass extension each woofer is in its own rear-ported and individually tuned enclosure. This way each woofer works in symphony to achieve the deepest and cleanest bass possible.

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 innovative and sophisticated 3.5-way crossover is unique in that each woofer has its own discrete crossover, doubling the number of components used for the bass section, and allowing the woofers to work together without lobing in the vertical axis, which can cause cancellations at the listening area, and instead improves radiated sound power.

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Frequency Response / Acoustic Data:

  • Rated bandwidth: 30 Hz-25 kHz (±3 dB)
  • Nominal impedance: 8 ohms
  • Sensitivity: 87 dB (2.83V @ 1 meter full-space, 300-3kHz)
  • Recommended amplifier power: 20-250 watts
  • Speaker Specs

    • Floor Standing Tower Loudspeaker
    • Black ash and piano gloss black finish options
    • 5-way binding posts
    • Dual 1.7” wide-flared rear-firing ports
    • Cloth grille with pin/cup retention system
    • Elastomer stick-on bumper feet (adds 3mm to height)
    • Spiked metal screw-in feet included - adjustable for level
    • Cabinet Dimensions: 36" (H) X 8" (W) X 11.1" (D)
    • Overall Dimensions: 36.6" (H) X 8" (W) X 11.6" (D) (includes grille and feet)
    • Shipped Dimensions: 41.3" (H) X 14.1" (W) X 17.3" (D)
    • Weight: 40.1 pounds
    • Shipped Weight: 46.3 pounds
  • Driver Specs

      1” Aluminum Dome Tweeter:
    • FEA-optimized diffuser for airy and unveiled presentation
    • Aluminum dome delivers exceptional transient response and exceptional stiffness/mass ratio
    • 4.5" MIDRANGE DRIVER:
    • 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
      DUAL 6,5” WOOFERS
    • Long stroke motor and suspension for high output
    • 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

      Crossover
    • 3.5-way crossover with premium-grade capacitors, air-core inductors and heavy-trace printed circuit boards.
    • Tapered woofer array optimizes the transition to the midrange driver and reduces vertical axis lobing
    • Midrange-to-tweeter crossover: 2.1 kHz (12 dB/octave slopes)
    • Top woofer (Combined Woofer) to midrange crossover frequency: 350 Hz (12 dB/octave slopes).
    • Bottom woofer low pass frequency: 165 Hz (customized filter Q and slope)
      Cabinet Specs
    • Separate sealed midrange enclosure shifts standing waves beyond the driver pass band, improving sound quality
    • Separate woofer enclosures with optimized port tuning frequencies for smooth and accurate bass response
    • Acoustically transparent and FEA optimized grilles minimize diffraction
    • Chamfered front baffle and flush-mounted drivers reduce edge diffraction and improved on-axis high frequency response
    • FEA-optimized cabinet and bracing eliminates resonances

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