SB-2000 Pro Subwoofer
SB-2000 Pro Subwoofer
Room-filling output and low frequency extension below 20 Hz with audiophile refinement and musicality, SB-2000 Pro brings reference subwoofer performance to more people than ever from a compact cabinet measuring only 15-inches on all sides. Features all-new 12-inch high-excursion SVS driver and 550 watts RMS, 1,500+ watts peak power Sledge STA-550D amplifier with fully discrete MOSFET output. Harnessing the massive power while ensuring unerring control and room-energizing bass response is a 50 MHz Analog Devices Audio DSP. SB-2000 Pro also features the SVS subwoofer smartphone app for convenient control of volume, DSP functions, custom presets and more.
SVS President Gary Yacoubian discusses the history and vision leading up to the 2000 Pro subwoofers.
Chief Designer for SVS, Smith Freeman, discusses engineering and innovations.
2000 Pro Series Technology
Inspired Subwoofer Engineering for Uncompromised Performance.
The new SVS 2000 Pro Series features technology breakthroughs from the 16-Ultra Series, 4000 Series and 3000 Series, the most awarded subwoofers in existence. This technology joins with exclusive 2000 Pro Series innovations to set a new standard for subwoofer performance value. More people than ever can now enjoy room-shaking bass below the threshold of human hearing with unerring accuracy and control.
Click the callouts to learn about 2000 Pro Series subwoofer technology.
Frequency Response / Acoustic Data:
- 19-240 Hz +/- 3 dB
- Expect 2-3 Hz deeper extension in small to mid-size rooms.
- 2-meter ground plane away from reflective structures (quasi-anechoic).
- Roll-off slope specifically optimized to take maximum advantage of available room gain.
- Premium Black Ash and Piano Gloss Black finish options
- Protective non-resonant extra-thick ABS fabric mesh grille
- Front-firing 12-inch high-excursion SVS driver
- Rear-mounted amplifier with Intelligent Control Interface (ICI)
- Iso-elastomer feet
- Robust Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) cabinet construction
- Dimensions (w/ grille): 14.6” (372mm) H X 14.2” (360mm) W X 15.6” (395mm) D
- Dimensions (without grille): 14.6” (372mm) H X 14.2” (360mm) W X 14.6” (371mm) D
- Shipped Dimensions: 20” (508mm) H X 18.8” (502mm) W X 22.5” (571mm) D
- Weight (unboxed): 38.6lbs (17.5kg) with Grill
- Shipped Weight: 47.2lbs (21.4kg)
- All-new proprietary 12-inch high-excursion SVS 2000 Pro subwoofer driver with overhung motor
- Dual layer high purity copper voice coil provides maximum magnetics at extreme excursion while reducing mass and improving driver efficiency. Built around a premium grade 2” polyimide impregnated fiberglass former for maximum thermal conductivity.
- Two massive, dedicated toroidal ferrite magnets generate unparalleled levels of magnetic force to drive the highest levels of excursion, SPL, and start/go power for the deepest and most authoritative bass possible.
- New premium powder coated basket, FEA optimized for maximum rigidity, tensile strength, and energy transference.
- All new 12-inch 1050 aluminum vented cone ensures a light, ridged, and neutral radiating surface.
- Precision machined motor elements and narrow tolerance suspension parts produce unmatched linearity at full excursion for exceptionally tight and fast output, even at reference volumes.
- Extreme oversized low carbon vented 1008 steel U-yoke and top plate provide superior cooling and improved magnetics for maximum performance and efficiency.
- Aluminum shorting sleeve reduces gap induction and distortion, enhances thermal conductivity, and improve magnetic linearity.
- Dual balanced 24-strand silver plated Litz wire high temperature leads woven through the Nomex composite spider provide a pristine electrical connection from the amplifier to the voice coil.
- Nickle-plated high-tension spring terminals.
- Proprietary injection molded gasket and extreme-excursion surround maintains ideal pistonic motion for pinpoint accuracy and control.
SVS Sledge-550D Amplifier Specs:
- Massively powerful Sledge 550-watt RMS Class-D design with 1,500+ watts of Peak Power
- High efficiency cool-running Class-D switching topology with massive 25 Amp 600 Volt MOSFET’s result in lower EMI and highest efficiency while providing effortless power to produce SPLs and low frequency output with pristine clarity well beyond reference listening levels.
- High resolution 50MHz Analog Devices Audio DSP with double precision 56bit filtering is most advanced subwoofer processor available in a home subwoofer.
- Unmatched intelligence from user adjustable low pass, phase, polarity and room gain compensation with three parametric EQs for absolute best alignment with speakers and optimized performance in any room.
- Groundbreaking SVS Bluetooth DSP control app for iOS and Android devices with three user presets allow custom tuning for every room and system.
- RCA stereo input/output with ultra-wide input voltage for consumer and professional audio applications.
- All new rear panel Intelligent Control Interface (ICI) user interface with push-button controls.
- USB output for service and powering accessories like the SVS SoundPath Wireless Audio Adapter for wireless subwoofer placement.
- Auto/On and 3-12V AC/DC trigger for Maximum Installation Convenience.
- Input impedance 16kohm (unbalanced RCA).
- Green 0.5-watt low standby power consumption.
- RoHS compliant, lead-free construction, world-wide safety certifications.
SVS App Specs:
- Bluetooth controlled subwoofer DSP smartphone app works with iOS, Android and Amazon operating systems.
- Easiest and most convenient way to adjust crossover frequencies, parametric EQ, polarity, room gain and all other bass management functions.
- Three convenient custom presets allow for perfect tuning in any room or system, from your favorite seat.
- Unique bidirectional feedback shows adjustments in real time on both app and subwoofer interface.
- Easy-to-follow tutorial provides clear guidance for all functions.
- Protective non-resonant extra-thick ABS fabric mesh grill
- Iso-elastomer feet included
- Extra heavy-duty, high current 6-foot power cord
- Quick Start Guide
Reference Subwoofer Performance Hits New Lows. Again.
2000 Pro models replace the most popular SVS subwoofers of all time, and since we don’t believe in anything less than a complete reimagining, they represent a massive performance upgrade over the original 2000 Series in every way. Jaw-dropping deep bass extension and massive output with stunning musicality that will delight both audiophiles and home theater fans. Reference subwoofer performance has never been available near this price from a cabinet of this size, ever.
A sophisticated 550 watts RMS, 1,500+ watts peak power Sledge STA-550D DSP amplifier, innovative new 12-inch high-excursion SVS driver, and optimized sealed cabinet design take control of a space with deeper bass and more room-filling output than what is typically possible from a subwoofer with such compact dimensions.
SB-2000 Pro features convenient control and custom presets via the SVS subwoofer DSP smartphone app for Apple, Android and Amazon devices ®. The SVS app is the most convenient way to control volume, access multiple DSP functions and program custom presets for music, movies, gaming, and more. An ideal solution for reference bass in audiophile music systems or home theater surround sound systems, the SB-2000 Pro sets all performance benchmarks in its price range while outperforming much larger subwoofers.
Breathtaking Output and Deep Bass Extension with Pinpoint Control and Accuracy.
Featuring technology from the flagship SVS 16-Ultra Series, winners of nearly every industry and media award as the top subwoofers worldwide, the SB-2000 Pro unleashes breathtaking output and extension without ever sacrificing driver control or accuracy in frequency response. The sealed cabinet design combines the most sophisticated SVS subwoofer technology ever developed with trailblazing innovations to set a new standard for subwoofer performance based on price and cabinet size.
All New 12-inch High-Excursion SVS Driver – Heart-Pounding Bass with Subtlety and Finesse
Completely redesigned 12-inch SVS driver delivers massive low frequency output with unerring accuracy and transient speed. An aluminum vented cone with exceptional stiffness to mass ratio and a proprietary injection molded extreme-excursion surround ensure flawless pistonic motion for pinpoint control and accuracy.
Dual ferrite magnet motor assembly weighing over 15 lbs generates massive amounts of magnetics to produce extreme driver excursion without losing control. Effortlessly achieves extension below 20 Hz without distortion.
Lightweight and rigid aluminum vented cone with composite fiber dustcap creates room-energizing SPLs while maintaining control even at the highest drive levels.
Long-throw parabolic surround using proprietary injection molding allows extreme excursion for bass you can feel while preserving drive unit longevity.
Aluminum pole piece extension improves thermal management properties for exceptional heat dissipation.
Dual layer voice coil design maximizes linearity and accuracy at full excursion while minimizing distortion and power compression.
Sledge STA-550D Amplifier – Effortless Power and Absolute Command.
Conservatively rated at 550 watts RMS, 1,500+ watts peak power, the Sledge STA-550D amplifier maximizes the full potential of the 12-inch driver with effortless power and precise control. The innovative design combines the efficiency of a Class D amplifier with the ability to move colossal amounts of current through the fully discrete MOSFETs for outstanding real-world subwoofer performance at all drive levels, in any room.
High Current Output from Fully Discrete MOSFETs with Efficiency of Class D Amplifier allows the Sledge STA-550D amplifier to move massive amounts of current enabling immense output with surgical precision.
Sophisticated 50MHz High Resolution Analog Devices Audio DSP is the most advanced digital Processor ever used in a subwoofer and maintains pinpoint accuracy and pristine sound quality through advanced in-room tuning, powerful DSP controls and more. Frequency response curves optimized specifically for the SB-2000 Pro allow the subwoofer to take control of a room and completely pressurize it with crisp, heart-pounding bass.
SB-2000 Pro Smartphone App – Easiest Way Ever to Manage Subwoofer DSP and Control.
2000 Pro Series subwoofer app is the most convenient way ever to control volume, access multiple DSP functions and Program custom presets for one-touch tuning optimized for music, movies, gaming, and more. Adjust crossover frequencies, a three-band parametric EQ, polarity, room gain and more, all from your favorite seat.
The SVS subwoofer app also allows advanced customization so you can name your subwoofer for easy preset switching, choose the subwoofer standby mode and reset the subwoofer to factory settings. Bluetooth connectivity allows full control, even when the subwoofer is out of sight and bi-directional feedback shows adjustments in real time on both the app and rear panel subwoofer interface.
Connects via Bluetooth for convenient control even when subwoofer is out of sight.
3 custom presets can be saved for movies, music and more so you have one-touch tuning optimized for your listening preferences.
3-band parametric EQ controller allows precise adjustments for frequency slope and Q factor down to the single Hz level with four different slopes, so users can improve performance by eliminating peaks, nulls and other room issues.
2-way feedback shows updates in real time on both the app and rear panel subwoofer interface.
Rear Panel Intelligent Control Interface (ICI).
Intelligent Control Interface (ICI) on the rear panel of the 2000 Pro Series cabinets provide control options for the subwoofer’s most critical functions. Adjustments can be made for volume based on listening preferences and content to achieve full and balanced bass response.
Other features of the ICI include a low pass filter frequency to ensure smooth sonic transitions and seamless blending with loudspeakers and phase control to shift timing of subwoofer output to align with main speakers or additional subwoofers.
Acoustically Inert and Rigidly Braced Sealed Cabinet Design.
Extra-thick MDF front baffle and extensive internal bracing in the acoustically optimized SB-2000 Pro Series cabinet create a resonance-free environment that serves as a blank canvas for uncompromised subwoofer performance. Acoustic insulation eliminates all coloration or resonance from the cabinet, even when the deepest low frequencies are played at reference volume. Includes protective, non-resonant extra-thick ABS grille and custom iso-elastomer feet for reducing noise artifacts within a room.
TNT Audio Reviews Dual SB-2000 Pro Subwoofers
"Astounding value, very responsive and transparent sound. The app can control multiple subs quite easily, well done! Brought my system to a whole new level."
AV Forums Names SB-2000 Pro Editor’s Choice “2020 Best Value Subwoofer”
"A fantastic value subwoofer that delivers an accomplished performance and some cutting-edge tech at a surprisingly affordable price. If you like a compact cabinet and deep bass that’s delivered with...
Medium Recommends SB-2000 Pro Subwoofer
"The SB-2000 Pro by far blows away everything I have ever heard anywhere till this point except maybe the 30 inch sub at the studio (as big as a dining...
HiFi+ Reviews the SB-2000 Pro Subwoofer
"The SVS SB-2000 Pro sub surprised me… in a good way. It would be all too easy to dismiss all subs as ‘home cinema stuff’ but this is more about...
Erin's Audio Corner Compares the SB-2000 Pro and SB-3000 Subwoofers
“If you’re on a strict budget or have room limitations, the SB-2000 Pro is the perfect solution that will give you extreme low frequency extension. The SB-3000 takes it to...
HiFi Test (Germany) Honors PB-2000 Pro and SB-2000 Pro as Dual Winners “Product of the Year 2021 – Subwoofer”,
“Enormous levels and undistorted playback down to the deepest levels. Optimal sound in the real listening rooms, even room modes can be targeted and corrected via the Smartphone app. SVS...
AVTech Media Awards SB-2000 Pro "Best Subwoofer 2020/2021"
“A polished performer, capable of delivering deep bass from a compact cabinet, while simultaneously remaining controlled and fleet of foot. Crisp delivery and lightning-fast reactions, the SB-2000 Pro can stop...
Audiovisual Front (China) Reviews the SB-2000 Pro Subwoofer
“The low frequency is not only full and natural, but more importantly, the details and layering of the low frequency are still clear. Performance of the SB-2000 Pro sounds more...
HiFi+ Honors SB-2000 Pro with “2020 Subwoofer of the Year”
“The bass depth shows just how good a modern subwoofer can be. While depth, weight and authority used to be audiophile code for boomy and overpowering, on the SB-2000 Pro,...
AV Forums Names SB-2000 Pro Editor’s Choice “2020 Best Value Subwoofer”
“A fantastic value subwoofer that delivers an accomplished performance and some cutting-edge tech at a surprisingly affordable price. If you like a compact cabinet and deep bass that’s delivered with...
SB-2000 Pro Subwoofer Receives Stereoplay Outstanding Award
“The US subwoofer specialist achieves maximum performance through technology taken from its reference 16-Ultra series. SVS focused upgrades from the previous 2000 Series models entirely on the sound. Savings measures...
Heimkino Names 2000 Pro Series "Outstanding Product"
“Both woofers in the laboratory test easily reach lower limit frequencies of fabulous 18 Hertz with enormous output levels, whereby the ported cabinet PB-2000 Pro brings a little more dynamic...
Sound & Vision Names SB-2000 Pro as "Top Pick" for Subwoofers
“Just as proficient at pumping out huge explosions in action movies as it is playing in a two-channel audiophile setup. Tight, articulate bass that starts and stops on a dime,...
AVS Forum Names SB-2000 Pro as "Top Choice 2020"
"It hits hard, accurately. The precision of its output complements music, movies, TV shows and video games equally. A complete product, with high performance and fit & finish to match....
EISA Names SB-2000 Pro "Best Home Theater Subwoofer"
“SVS has taken innovations from its larger, pricier models and built them into this new compact subwoofer. Offering a high level of performance at an affordable price, the SB-2000 Pro...
Audio Magazine (Germany) Reviews the SB-2000 Pro Subwoofer
“Brands that always deliver top results and deliver real excitement are usually aloof and expensive. In this respect, SVS has a very special position with its subwoofers. The new SB-2000...
SB-2000 Pro Subwoofer Receives Sound & Vision's "Top Pick" Award
"Just as proficient at pumping out huge explosions in action movies as it is playing in a two-channel audiophile setup. Tight, articulate bass that starts and stops on a dime,...
Heimkino Reviews the SB-2000 Pro Subwoofer
"An easy-to-use smartphone app can be used to conveniently set all parameters from the listening position. In the laboratory test, SB-2000 Pro reaches lower limit frequencies of fabulous 18 Hertz...
Sparechange Reviews Dual SB-3000 Subwoofers (YouTube)
"Tight, potent bass that reaches shockingly deep considering how compact they are. No doubt they’re on my ‘Highly Recommended’ list and perform way beyond the price."
Reference Home Theater Reviews the SB-2000 Pro Subwoofer
“Small enough to disappear into a room, but makes movies and music come alive and even full-range speakers sound much larger than they did before. A fantastic sub that plays...
AVForums Reviews the SB-2000 Pro Series Subwoofer
“Delivered exacting precision and depth, with energetic slam and plenty of depth. It’s also well-controlled and responsive with crisp delivery and flexible setup and control options. A polished performer and...
HiFi Audio Guru Reviews the SB-2000 Pro Subwoofer
“Bass had a thunderous impact with excellent texture and made the music come to life. The dynamic bass was impactful yet had an amazing texture. The Chora speakers, in my...
SB-2000 Pro Receives the Home Cinema Choice Best Buy Award
"A polished performer, capable of delivering deep bass from a compact cabinet, while simultaneously remaining controlled and fleet of foot. Cracking value."
The SB-2000 Pro Receives the Soundstage Reviewers Choice Award
"Ridiculously impressive -- very fast, very tight, and very deep, with enough output to fill my room. It brings to a low price and small size a level of bass...
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