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SVS Subwoofer SB-1000


300 Watt DSP Controlled, 12″ Ultra Compact Sealed Subwoofer. Extremely Compact Size and Amazing Sound!



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SVS SB-1000: Extremely Compact Size, Amazing Sound 

Enthusiasts worldwide have been asking for a truly compact SVS subwoofer. The wait is over – introducing the  SVS SB-1000! This little powerhouse measures only 13″ on all sides – making it the first micro subwoofer boasting world-renowned SVS performance! And with quality components like a long-stroke 12″ driver and a powerful 300W Sledge DSP amplifier, the SB-1000 is big on bass! The SVS SB-1000 subwoofer delivers an unbeatable combination of extremely compact size and great performance at a new low price. Only from SVS – where passion and expertise combine to create extraordinary audio products.


SVS SB-1000 subwoofer 12″ High Output Driver

With SVS, compact and affordable doesn’t mean compromising on performance. The 12” driver in the SVS SB-1000 subwoofer cranks out lots of deep and powerful bass with low distortion, for smooth and accurate performance on music and movies.

  • FEA-optimized motor technology for low distortion.
  • Long-throw suspension for high output aat deep frequencies.
  • High-power voice coil for excellent thermal management.
  • Lightweight 12″ cone for enhanced sensitivity and transient response.
  • Rubber surround for durability and long-life


Sledge Amplification – Intelligent and Sophisticated Power 

Our Sledge STA-300D amplifier packs technology and sophistication simply not found anywhere else at this price point. Conservatively rated at 300 watts (720 watts peak dynamic), this amp features a highly advanced DSP processor offering unmatched control over the subwoofer at all drive levels, for the ultimate in refined behavior. The control knobs are actually digital actuators for precise and noise-free adjustment. Comprehensive and flexible connectivity options allow for easy set-up and integration into any home theater or stereo system.

  • Efficient and cool-running Class D topology.
  • 300 watts (720 watts peak dynamic).
  • Green standby mode with less than 0.5 watts consumption.
  • DSP control for accurate response and refined behavior under all operating conditions.
  • Stereo line-level RCA Input & 80Hz High Pass Filtered Output connections.
  • Stereo speaker level 5-way binding post input connections.
  • Continuously variable low pass filter frequency with disable/LFE setting.
  • Continuously variable volume and phase controls.
  • Learn more about Sledge Amplification Technology and Features


Attractive Styling, Amazingly Compact, Easy Room Integration

With an attractive premium black ash finish and black cloth grille, the  SVS SB-1000 subwoofer has the styling to match its remarkable performance. Amazingly compact at only 13” on all sides, the diminutive SB-1000 is incredibly easy to integrate into any living space.

Go ahead, spin your favorite CDs, vinyl records and DVDs. You’ll discover the SVS SB-1000 personifies sonic synergy – where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Experience audio immersion at its finest – exclusively from SVS.

Five Year Unconditional Warranty

Additional information

Weight 20 kg
Dimensions 100 × 100 × 100 cm

Frequency Response/Acoustic Data:

**Frequency response graph does not denote maximum output capability.

2-meter ground plane away from reflective structures (quasi-anechoic)
24-260 Hz +/- 3 dB

Subwoofer Specs:

Cabinet Dimensions: 330mm x 330mm x 330mm, 13″ (H) x 13″ (W) x 13″(D).
Overall Dimensions: 345mm x 330mm x 355mm, 13.6″ (H) x 13″ (W) x 14″(D) (includes feet, grille, amplifier).
Weight (unboxed): 12.2kg, 27 pounds.
Shipped Dimensions: 482mm x 457mm x 457mm, 19″ (H) x 18″ (W) x 18″(D).
Shipped Weight: 15.4 kg, 34 pounds.
Rigid and strong cabinet construction.
Premium black ash and piano white finish options.
Front-firing 12″ driver.

Driver Specs:

SVS 12” high-performance driver.
FEA-optimized motor technology for low distortion.
High-power voice coil for excellent thermal management.
Long-throw suspension for high output at deep frequencies.
Lightweight cone for enhanced sensitivity and transient response.
Rubber surround for durability and long-life.
Dual high-grade ferrite magnets.
Vented pole piece for greater cooling and low noise.

Amp Specs:

Sledge STA-300D with 300 watts RMS continuous power (720 watts peak dynamic power).
Efficient and cool-running Class D topology.
300 watts (720 watts peak dynamic).
Green standby mode with less than 0.5 watts consumption.
Detachable power cord with main power switch.
RoHS compliant, lead-free construction and world-wide safety certifications.
Auto-On / On switch.
DSP control for accurate response and refined behavior under all operating conditions.
Stereo line-level RCA Input & 80Hz High Pass Filtered Output connections.
Stereo speaker level 5-way binding post input connections.
Continuously variable low pass filter frequency with disable/LFE setting.
Continuously variable volume and phase controls.

Why buy from us?

Rapallo is an independently owned New Zealand company and with more than 15 years experience, we offer you both technical expertise and superior service.

Rapallo is fully authorized to sell products by all of the manufacturers listed on our website and in our store. In most cases we are more than a reseller, we are a direct dealer who also receives training and where possible we personally test products we sell.

Authorized dealers like us offer peace of mind. Rapallo

  • meets manufacturer’s standards, from sales to service, in order to receive authorized status.
  • often receives training directly from manufacturer representatives and shares that expertise with you.
  • provides  support for all the products they sell.
  • ensures that manufacturer warranties will be honoured.
  • buys directly from big brand manufacturers and guarantee you buy NZ new, (no grey imports or parallel imports).

The Internet is an incredibly convenient information source and a wonderful way to find savings on the products you want. Protect yourself online by buying from authorized dealers, with genuine feedback and reputations.

A price too good to be true, usually is.
If you’ve ever searched for a product on a shopping engine (such as Priceme/Pricespy) you may have asked yourself, “Why are some stores charging so much less than other stores?”

Our customers often share these stories with us, so we thought we would share a few with you, in hopes that you don’t fall prey to any of these unscrupulous sales tactics.

  • Goods may be grey market/parallel imported. They may state that the product includes the manufacturer warranty, but not tell you that the warranty is valid only in Europe, Japan, or South America, and NOT in NZ.
  • You may be asked to buy an expensive extended warranty. In many cases if you do not purchase the warranty, your purchase will be denied. (The product is now out of stock, your card does not go through, etc.)
  • Included parts may be sold to you separately. Some resellers will open boxes and charge extra for parts that are normally included by the manufacturer.
  • Hidden charges which don’t show up until your credit card statement arrives, these charges only show up when your credit card statement is sent to you.
  • When something goes wrong, faulty, late delivery, doesn’t matter how many times you try to email, they don’t get back.
  • There are so many scamming online sellers today, “buyer beware” protect yourself!

Think you have a better price from someone in NZ (authorised dealer)? Call us, we’ll see what we can do.

12 months interest free over $1,000 or 18 months interest free over $2,000 finance available (on non-discounted items). Apply here.

Call us 09 2744515

Concerned About Fraud?

The internet has become a more popular source for online shopping, regrettably we have seen more and more instances of fraud affecting online shoppers. Companies trading under many  different names, loading warranties and charging for them as extras when often they are included from the manufacturer. Parallel imports or personal imports where the NZ supplier refuses to repair when things go wrong is often alarming to the unsuspecting purchaser. Inflated freight charges, customs and GST at the border are often forgotten as a buyer is tempted by a lower price. Constantly we hear all these stories, once bitten it’s all to late looking for that refund or replacement. The stories are outrageous at times, customers from Trademe and ebay with no place to turn, time consuming and very frustrating….

So how do you protect yourself from online fraud?

  • Buy from an authorized reseller. If you are at all suspicious, contact the manufacturer directly and ask if a company is authorized to sell their products.
  • Make sure you get a company invoice with GST clearly marked.
  • Make sure you buy from someone who has a phone number and an address on their website, not a P.O.Box number
  • Read customer feedback, you can usually tell if it’s genuine or not.

We hope that you will become our next happy customer. And we promise to offer you superior service before, during and after your purchase.

  Model SB-1000 SB-2000 SB13-Ultra Amplifier  300 Watts RMS (720 Peak)      500 Watts RMS (1100 Peak)      1000 Watts RMS (3600 Peak) Woofer  12"  12"  13.5" Frequency Response  24-260 Hz +/- 3 dB  19-220 Hz +/- 3 dB 20-460 Hz +/- 3 dB Dimensions (mm)  330 x 330 x 330     360 x 360 x 360  441 x 441 x 441 Weight  12.2kg  15.9 kg   41.7kg Warranty  5 yr  5 yr  5 yr Subwoofer Placement - An informative video from What’s the differences between ported, sealed and cylinder subwoofers?While the form factor is clearly different, the acoustic performance within each family is virtually identical because they share many of the same components. As such, considerations like aesthetic preference and whichever version will best blend into your décor should steer your decision. Also using the “Merlin” tool, will help you match up your existing speakers to your new sub. Sealed boxes: For deep, precise bassA sealed box is an airtight enclosure housing your subwoofer. A sealed box is best for any music and movies that demands tight, accurate bass that hits you in the chest. Expect flat response (not excessively boomy), deep bass extension, and excellent power handling. Each beat in a tight bass setup plays crisply, accurately, and with no ringing after it hits. The sealed air inside one of these enclosures acts like a shock absorber, smoothly modulating the subwoofer cone's back and forth motion, so all the notes get produced evenly. Sealed subs are generally more compact than ported subs and can often fit easier in some locations. What a sealed sub rarely does is roar, thunder, or boom. Sound quality buffs and purists will look to the sealed box because of its accuracy and flat frequency response. Ported boxes: For forceful bassAlso called vented, or bass reflex, these boxes are larger and more complex to design, but the payoff is usually worth it.  Ported boxes use a vent (called a port) to reinforce low bass response. You get more output than you would from a sealed box at any given amplifier wattage. Some people prefer the sound of ported boxes for rap, rock, heavy metal, hard-driving music or action movies with deep bass explosions. Ported boxes can deliver deeper bass than sealed boxes, though they need to be much larger than sealed enclosures to accomplish that so take up more floor space. Downloads Manual Download The Art of Subwoofer Placement For more SVS Subwoofer and Speaker Setup FAQ.   Reviews "…butter smooth and hard hitting at the same time……you will most definitely fall in love with it, like I did. Also for $499 you just can’t go wrong."The Man Cave Cinema, Review, 11/3/2013. Read Review       "This has to be one of the best bang-for-buck subwoofers in the market right now.", Review by Sujesh Pavithran, 11/3/2013. Read Review     "I found myself falling for this dinky overachiever...the SVS SB1000 is amazing for its size. When you look at this thing you almost can't help but laugh and think "That's a subwoofer?" Put in a blu-ray with a pounding soundtrack though and the laughter will stop, because it's probably going to leave you amazed." Home Theater Shack, Review by Jim Wilson, 3/5/2013. Read Review     "... represents a stunning achievement that must have the competition shaking in their boots... What SVS Sound has done withh the SB-1000 is nothing short of amazing." Digital Hippos, Review by Dustin Orgill, 3/1/2013. Read Review   "If you are looking for a subwoofer that provides a good balance of power output, low frequency response, installation convenience and price definitely give the SB-1000 consideration…with its easy-to-hide compact size, this subwoofer can make a great addition to your system…""I found that the SB-1000 provided very good tight bass for its small size…On music-based material, the SB-1000 reproduced good overall bass response, doing especially well with music tracks featuring acoustic bass detail…”, Review by Robert Silva, 2/8/2013. Read Review   "Here's another power-packed speaker main unit that'll allow you to enjoy every tune that echoes from the system" Techshout, Best Subwoofer for Music, 2/1/2013. View Article.     Forums Official SVS Owners/Support Thread. (over 10,000 posts) New SVS SB1000 & PB1000 Subwoofers!! (over 900 post) Official SVS SB-13 Ultra Thread Official SVS Ultra 13 thread (over 10,000 posts) Ive Got SVS fever Dual SVS | Hardwood Floors | Next Door Neighbour SVS Ultra Speakers Line - New Kids On The Block Review: SVS Ultra Towers(Now with pics!) SVS Ultra Tower Review SVS Ultra Series Loudspeakers Aim to Redefine

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