PB-1000 is a Ported type Powered Subwoofer by SVS with a frequency range of 19-270 Hz. It features 1 x 10" Fiber-composite Woofer, and powered by a 300 watts amplifier.
SVS later replaced PB-1000 with PB-1000 Pro. Follow the link to read our in-depth comparison of these speakers:
Compare SVS PB-1000 vs SVS PB-1000 Pro
PB-1000 is a member of SVS's PB series of Powered subwoofers. Below you can see the main specs of these subwoofers as well as review and comparison links.
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SVS PB-1000 has a Frequency response range of 19-270 Hz at ±3dB. Thanks to its 1 x 10-inch driver and 300 watts RMS amplifier, at 19Hz the PB-1000 can generate bass levels that is even below 20Hz which is considered to be the bottom limit of Full Range sound (20Hz -20kHz) that human can hear.
Here we have a comparison of how PB-1000's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
SVS PB-1000 has a variable Low-pass filter (LFP) which lets you choose a frequency level between 50-160 Hz in order to block any frequencies above that point from reaching the amplifier.
SVS PB-1000 also features a High-pass filter (HFP) working at 80 Hz Hz, used to block any frequencies below that point.
Inputs and Outputs
- PreampLevel Inputs: Yes
- SpeakerLevel Inputs: Yes
- SpeakerLevel Outputs: No
- Wireless: No
SVS PB-1000 External Dimensions and Weight
SVS PB-1000 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 18-7/8 x 15 x 20-15/16inch (480.0 x 381.0 x 532.0mm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of SVS PB-1000 is approximately 2026.9cm2 / 314.2inch2.
To get a better perspective on the real life size of SVS PB-1000, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the SVS PB-1000 virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a media center to get a better idea about the size.
The SVS PB-1000 weighs 20.91kg / 46lbs. Weight of a subwoofer is an important factor when you need to move and reposition the unit often to find the optimal positioning, also known as 'Subwoofer Crawling'. Here is a comparison of how PB-1000's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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How does the SVS PB-1000 compare to the SVS PB-2000 Pro?
One of the natural alternative to the SVS PB-1000 is the PB-2000 Pro which is located one step higher in SVS's Powered Subwoofer selection.
Here is a scaled size comparison of these two speakers to give you an idea how their external dimensions compare:
Check the Detailed Comparison of SVS PB-1000 vs PB-2000 Pro for more details.
Cabinet type and Materials
SVS PB-1000 has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet. Ported subwoofers are generally accepted to be more suitable for home theatre systems whereas the sealed designs are preferred for music oriented systems.
SVS PB-1000 is a front-firing port speaker , which gives you more flexibility compared to rear firing speakers when you need to place it close against a wall or other surfaces.
Does the SVS PB-1000 come with a Grille?
PB-1000 comes with grilles. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound to pass as clearly as possible.
What's in the Box of SVS PB-1000?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of PB-1000:
Powered subwooferGrille (installed)6-feet AC power cordOwners ManualImportant Safety Instructions
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.