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SVS - 12" 500W Powered Subwoofer - Premium black ash

Model: PB-2000 - 110V - BLACK ASHSKU: 5707707

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Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Subwoofer

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    airness
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    I have had an old Klipsch Synergy speaker system for years. I just got a new Denon receiver that has a 2nd Sub output. I purchased a new Klipsch R-120SW to add as the second sub to pair with my old Klipsch KSW-12 suwoofer. Although the KSW-12 sounded good, it was missing some oomph. I researched and found that the go to sub for movies and music was SVS. SVS subs go down to 20hz so that was the missing oomph. I did even more research and found that a lot of people had this sub paired perfectly with the Klipsch Reference Premier series and the even better RF-7's as well. Since my next upgrade was going to most likely be Klipsch, the PB2000 is the best choice for me. After running some different genres of music to break in, then some sub-woofer frequency tests, and some sub-woofer test music, this sub woofer really opened up. The impact is great on movies. The crashes, booms, and helicopter blades bring out the real sound out of the PB2000. The kick drums on the Eagles Farewell Blu Ray is felt in the chest. This sub is the needed addition to my setup. The Denon and Audyssey setup brought back my sound system to life and this sub added the missing lows. I have owned much better car audio systems than my existing setup, so this sub brings in more of the sound I am used to. This company is based out of Ohio, and has a GREAT reputation as the gold standard for subwoofers. The only thing I need now, is a second SVS PB-2000. I returned the Klipsch. At the 50% off discount, it is a great sub, but if you can afford the SVS, the SVS subwoofers are the clear winner. Please read the Reviews from Sound and Visio, Home Theater, and other professional reviews for a better review.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    AMAZING!

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    AJLL
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    This is by far the most amazing addition to my Home Theater. I'm somewhat a newbie at this. I've had kit home theaters because and had a couple of ok pieces here and there. So, I didn't know what the boomy sound on subs that people were talking about really was. I have a Martinlogan 700w and a Bowers & Wilkins 608 and those were cool. This SVS sub is next level though. I am not sure why Best Buy's don't have these in most stores. Had to go to a Magnolia Design Center to hear one and it wasn't even this model. I think it's probably because it is a big sub. HUGE actually, so you really need to have space or be ok with this big box that will stand out in your living room. But OMG, talk about a whole new level. Initially, I was like hmmm, it's ok. Not hard hitting "boomy" bass. But once I ran the auto set up again on my receiver. This thing, you can definitely feel. Great for Home Theater. Makes me want to try all the different ones that they offer. It's a shame that Best Buy doesn't have at least the low model of these in all stores. This thing will probably be able to be felt at the other end of the store. Even with all the windows and doors closed at my house, you can almost feel it outside. It's like a plane is going to fly by or something. Love this thing, now I'm going to have to upgrade my highs.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Crème de la crème under $800

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    treverdk
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    Setup: 2.1 with B&W 685 Bookshelf speakers Room: 18x17 with vaulted 10ft ceilings. 3/4 dividing wall between the living room, and the kitchen dining area. Content: Mostly Music, some Tv series, and the occasional blu-ray. Pros: - Very clean bass with great output, even at low volumes (500 watts RMS) - Excellent low frequency response (17hz) - Setup (crossover @ 80hz) Merlin tool on SVS website help is needed. - High quality and solid construction (65lbs) Cons: - Very large footprint compared to other 12" ported subs on the market - Metal grill curves outward and may not match other components - "SoundPath Subwoofer Isolation System" recommended with hard floor - Power light could bother listeners in low light depending on placement Overall: If you have the space in your listening/viewing area, the PB-2000 is a must buy if you are considering anything between $500-1000 range.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Much more effective thn just subs in front speaker

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    DowntownD
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    I added 2 of these to a definitive technology 9000 series. 7.2 surround sound system (because that is the optimal setup for bass and impact from SVS). I moved the sub cables to these subwoofers instead of leaving them attached to my front speakers. I don’t lack in bass at all now. Note: the boxes for these are very large and can be awkward to move, but the packaging is excellent! I was told that 25% of bass is lost without a subwoofer and now I know what that theater-style “booming” can be in a home. From the manufacturer: You will need to re-run your receiver audio calibration after install. Keep the sub volume dial at 1 o’clock position for 1st 40 hours to break-in the speakers. Lastly set your speaker size in your receiver settings to be “small” for optimal bass output.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Big Foot Print with Big sound

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    IzzyD
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    Wow! The PB2000 is a BEAST. Pros: This sub is accurate and not boomy. It hits when it needs to and you don’t have to worry about it being in your face all the time. It is very powerful and can drop below 17hz in a small room. I’ve watch counteless of movies and i keep getting impressed by it. Cons: Big Sub and you must have space for it. FYI I own 2 SVS-PB2000 and 2 Definitive Technology SuperCube 2000

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent first "serious" sub.

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    LumberjackRed
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    Very strong sub. One of the best dollar value subs out there. Can really create some pressure in a small/medium sized room. Also excellent with music. For a ported sub it's very tight and fast. Very well built. If you're taking the first step towards a serious home theatre sub, it really has no weaknesses.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best for the buck

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    mandiv
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    This is the only woofer I recommend when you need heavy bass and have it 2nd in your home theatre with specific amp and enough power and check the effect- mind blowing

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Sounds great but it is a little large

    Posted
    Randman666
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    This subwoofer sounds great. Matches up with the rest of my components. It was a little larger than I expected. About twice as big as the JBL unit it replaced.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Replacing my deceased Velodyne

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    turbosprint
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    Bought this sub on sale and am very happy with it (for the price). I had to replace my Velodyne HGS15 when it died, This is no where near that sound, but it is also 1/3rd the cost of the Velodyne.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    powerful sound

    Posted
    besty
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    This sub has all the power and punch that you need. It has deep low end and shakes the walls. It has a large foot print but well worth it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fills the room

    Posted
    Newtohts
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    More than I expected! Matches great with my BW speakers. Deep bass with very sharp and hard hits. Excellent for music and home theatre.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent subwoofer for small to Medium Size room

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    JonnyD
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    As good as all the reviews stated. Natural sounding bass for both music and Movies.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing sub

    Posted
    Mandiv
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    This is an amazing sub for your HT - without it your HT is incomplete! And trust me on that ! Thanks SVS

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wow

    Posted
    TimH
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    This sub is incredible. Great adjustable intensity of the bass. Looks great too.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great sound

    Posted
    Ramrod
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    This is my first subwoofer and we love it. I recommend everyone getting one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Superb sub

    Posted
    Mandiv
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    This is a fantastic sub without which your HT is not complete

    I would recommend this to a friend