PB-3000 is a Powered Subwoofer by SVS with a frequency range of 16-200 Hz. PB-3000's built-in amplifier provides 800-watt RMS( 2500-watt Peak). The built-in power amplifier saves space & eliminates the need to connect SVS PB-3000 to an external amp. It features a 1 x 13" Aluminum Woofer is powered by a 800 watts amplifier.
PB-3000 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-3000 has a Frequency response range of 16-200 Hz. Thanks to its 1 x 13-inch driver and 800 watts amplifier, at 16Hz the PB-3000 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-3000's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among all subwoofers in our database with a max MSRP price of 2000$, these are the 4 Powered Subwoofer models that can reach deeper bass levels than the SVS PB-3000's 16Hz:
SVS PB-3000 has a variable Low-pass filter (LFP) which lets you choose a frequency level between 30-200 Hz in order to block any frequencies above that point from reaching the amplifier.
SVS PB-3000 can be controlled wirelessly via SVS Subwoofer App app available on iOS and Android. Considering the physical buttons are at the backside of the subwoofer, app control comes very handy when you need to change the parameters of the SVS PB-3000 frequently. Apps also provides settings that can't be placed on the body.
Inputs and Outputs
- PreampLevel Inputs: Stereo RCA/LFE
- SpeakerLevel Inputs: No
- SpeakerLevel Outputs: No
- Wireless: No
SVS PB-3000 lets you make a wireless connection to your system with an optional SVS Soundpath Wireless Audio
adapter. Wireless connection helps to minimize the cables running on your floor.
SVS PB-3000 External Dimensions and Weight
SVS PB-3000 has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 21-15/16 x 18-5/16 x 26inch (558.0 x 466.0 x 661.0mm ).
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-3000 is approximately 3080.3cm2 / 477.4inch2.
To have a better perspective on the real life size of SVS PB-3000, let's compare it with a standard size Compact Disc which has a diameter of 4.7inch (120mm).
Here we place the SVS PB-3000 virtually next to a standard width amplifier and turntable on a media center to get a better idea about the size.
The SVS PB-3000 weighs 37.36kg / 82.2lbs. 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-3000's weight compared with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
SVS PB-3000 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.
Does the SVS PB-3000 come with a Grille?
PB-3000 comes with grilles. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound pass as clearly as possible.
What's in the Box of SVS PB-3000?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of PB-3000:
Powered subwooferGrille6.5-feet AC power cordQuick Start GuideOnline Registration CardSVS brochure
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.