The Official SVS Subwoofer Owners Thread!

Michael Scott

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Peavy IPR 3000 for subs
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Front Speakers
Cheap Thrills Mains
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Cheap Thrills Center
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Volt 10 Surrounds
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Subwoofers
2x Marty subs (full size with SI 18's)
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JVC RS-46 Projector
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Draper Cineperm M1300 119 inch Static Screen
lol, I have a PB-10 ISD that's still going strong in my bedroom (original amp) that's been going 13+ years and hasn't died yet. One of the pair did die earlier in 2018, so I'm still on the hunt for an upgrade (2 PB-10s for the bedroom was great, 1 is a bit underpowered)
 

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EV Sentry 500
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EV Sentry 500
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Mission 762
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Mission 762
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SVS PB13u
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Ya, one would be a bit light. I'm still planning to DIY a sub (talked about in another post) that will certainly bring me up a notch
 

Michael Scott

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Peavy IPR 3000 for subs
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Front Speakers
Cheap Thrills Mains
Center Channel Speaker
Cheap Thrills Center
Surround Speakers
Volt 10 Surrounds
Surround Back Speakers
Volt 10 Reach Surrounds
Rear Height Speakers
Volt 6 Overheads
Subwoofers
2x Marty subs (full size with SI 18's)
Video Display Device
JVC RS-46 Projector
Screen
Draper Cineperm M1300 119 inch Static Screen
Ya, one would be a bit light. I'm still planning to DIY a sub (talked about in another post) that will certainly bring me up a notch
ohhhh, that's a VERY dangerous road to go down. You go from a nice compact little sub to bringing in coffins into the house with 18 inch drivers and pro grade amps. Don't ask me how I know this (my front room has two Marty subs in them that have 18 SI D2 drivers in them ...32 cubic feet ported down to 16 hz, powered by a Peavey 1800 watt amp, 900 per channel)
 

Tony V.

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Onkyo TX RZ920
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Samson Servo 600
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QSC MX1500
Universal / Blu-ray / CD Player
Panasonic 220
Front Speakers
EV Sentry 500
Center Channel Speaker
EV Sentry 500
Surround Speakers
Mission 762
Surround Back Speakers
Mission 762
Subwoofers
SVS PB13u
Video Display Device
Panasonic AE 8000
Remote Control
Logitech 1100
Other Equipment
Denon DT 625 CD/Tape unit, Nintendo WiiU, and more
Lucky me I have a nice Crest Audio CC2800 and I have a second channel on my Yamaha ydp 2006 parametric eq thats not being used all I need to do is buy the two 15" drivers for the cabinets I have and do a modification to the ports and I'm ready to go
 

Michael Scott

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Front Speakers
Cheap Thrills Mains
Center Channel Speaker
Cheap Thrills Center
Surround Speakers
Volt 10 Surrounds
Surround Back Speakers
Volt 10 Reach Surrounds
Rear Height Speakers
Volt 6 Overheads
Subwoofers
2x Marty subs (full size with SI 18's)
Video Display Device
JVC RS-46 Projector
Screen
Draper Cineperm M1300 119 inch Static Screen
nice, the CC2800 is a great amp. Just a hair more power than my Peavey IPR 3000 is putting out. A little nicer too...That should power anything you need unless you're going big and sealed
 

Tony V.

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Panasonic 220
Front Speakers
EV Sentry 500
Center Channel Speaker
EV Sentry 500
Surround Speakers
Mission 762
Surround Back Speakers
Mission 762
Subwoofers
SVS PB13u
Video Display Device
Panasonic AE 8000
Remote Control
Logitech 1100
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Denon DT 625 CD/Tape unit, Nintendo WiiU, and more
Project is on hold until later this year due to more important things my wife needs done.
 

Michael Scott

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Front Speakers
Cheap Thrills Mains
Center Channel Speaker
Cheap Thrills Center
Surround Speakers
Volt 10 Surrounds
Surround Back Speakers
Volt 10 Reach Surrounds
Rear Height Speakers
Volt 6 Overheads
Subwoofers
2x Marty subs (full size with SI 18's)
Video Display Device
JVC RS-46 Projector
Screen
Draper Cineperm M1300 119 inch Static Screen
Project is on hold until later this year due to more important things my wife needs done.
There's more important things that audio/video gear???!!!!
 

Tony V.

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Front Speakers
EV Sentry 500
Center Channel Speaker
EV Sentry 500
Surround Speakers
Mission 762
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Mission 762
Subwoofers
SVS PB13u
Video Display Device
Panasonic AE 8000
Remote Control
Logitech 1100
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Denon DT 625 CD/Tape unit, Nintendo WiiU, and more
Lol, well lets put it this way the theater room could become my perminant bedroom if I did :paddle:
 

danzilla31

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Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
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Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
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RSL C34E's
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DUAL SVS PB 4000's
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120 inch fixed frame custom built screen
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A single PB13u still going strong after 12 years of use! Hard to beat that kind of solid performance given its filling a 3700 cu ft space
Nice nice setup beautiful room! What speakers are those in the front if I may ask?
 

danzilla31

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Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
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Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
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RSL C34E's
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RSL C34E's
Subwoofers
DUAL SVS PB 4000's
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Screen
120 inch fixed frame custom built screen
Lol, well lets put it this way the theater room could become my perminant bedroom if I did :paddle:
There could worse fates in life;)
 

Tony V.

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EV Sentry 500
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EV Sentry 500
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Mission 762
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Mission 762
Subwoofers
SVS PB13u
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Panasonic AE 8000
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Those speakers are EV Sentry 500 studio monitors.
They are amazing speakers and I don't know anybody who has them in a setup like this. They not only sound great at normal listening levels but can get really loud still maintaining quality. I've had them well past 110db and they are still not clipping or distorting. Aperently they were popular in small movie theatres in the late 80s more than use in studios.
 
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danzilla31

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Center Channel Speaker
SVS Prime Towers
Surround Speakers
Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
Surround Back Speakers
Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
Front Height Speakers
RSL C34E's
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RSL C34E's
Subwoofers
DUAL SVS PB 4000's
Video Display Device
Projector
Screen
120 inch fixed frame custom built screen
Those speakers are EV Sentry 500 studio monitors.
They are amazing speakers and I don't know anybody who has them in a setup like this. They not only sound great at normal listening levels but can get really loud still maintaining quality. I've had them well past 110db and they are still not clipping or distorting. Aperently they were popular in small movie theatres in the late 80s more than use in studios.
Wow I thought they were something special you could tell just by looking at them the way you've set them up across your front sound stage simply genius. A chance to hear that setup would be simply amazing
 

JBrax

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Ok, I’ll play. Two of these fellas.
 

danzilla31

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SVS Prime Towers
Surround Speakers
Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
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Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
Front Height Speakers
RSL C34E's
Rear Height Speakers
RSL C34E's
Subwoofers
DUAL SVS PB 4000's
Video Display Device
Projector
Screen
120 inch fixed frame custom built screen

danzilla31

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SVS Prime Towers
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Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
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Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
Front Height Speakers
RSL C34E's
Rear Height Speakers
RSL C34E's
Subwoofers
DUAL SVS PB 4000's
Video Display Device
Projector
Screen
120 inch fixed frame custom built screen
Whoooooooooo diggity will you look at that! I'm liking it! :T
I know a lot of people hate the metal grills but I like them plus they saved me one time when my dog got mad at me and tried to pee on my PB 2000's I used to own all he hit was the grill!
 

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Vandersteen Model 2
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Grado SR 325is headphones
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Elite Screen 120"
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Origin Live Aurora MKIII turntable
I know a lot of people hate the metal grills but I like them plus they saved me one time when my dog got mad at me and tried to pee on my PB 2000's I used to own all he hit was the grill!
Have you ever noticed any ringing from the metal grills? During loud passages I can't tell sometimes if it's my PB2000's grills that are slightly rattling or something else. Thanks!
 

danzilla31

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SVS Prime Towers
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Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
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Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
Front Height Speakers
RSL C34E's
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RSL C34E's
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DUAL SVS PB 4000's
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Projector
Screen
120 inch fixed frame custom built screen
Have you ever noticed any ringing from the metal grills? During loud passages I can't tell sometimes if it's my PB2000's grills that are slightly rattling or something else. Thanks!
To be honest I always take em off before I really crank or I bet I would hear some noise from them those bad boys are powerful subs!
 

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Klipsch rs-42 II
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Klipsch rb-51 II
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Klipsch rb-51 II
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Klipsch rb-51 II
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SVS PB12-NSD (X2)
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Panamax M5300
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I’ve got one that rattles on really loud deep scenes. I just pull it off on bass heavy movies.
 

danzilla31

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Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
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Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
Front Height Speakers
RSL C34E's
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RSL C34E's
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DUAL SVS PB 4000's
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Screen
120 inch fixed frame custom built screen
I'm using two SB12-NSD to complement the Andrew Jones designed Pioneer Elite speakers. I'm still running tests with REW to figure out the best place for them given the room layout and 2 rows of seating.
Will you look at that theater room very nice sir well done!
 

danzilla31

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Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
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Elan Theaterpointsthp650sl
Front Height Speakers
RSL C34E's
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RSL C34E's
Subwoofers
DUAL SVS PB 4000's
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120 inch fixed frame custom built screen
Just bought an SVS SB 3000 for the bedroom!
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Todd Anderson

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I’ll toss in a photo here... 2xSB16 in the frontend of my rig. Lower the boom!
 
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Michael Scott

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Front Speakers
Cheap Thrills Mains
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Cheap Thrills Center
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Volt 10 Reach Surrounds
Rear Height Speakers
Volt 6 Overheads
Subwoofers
2x Marty subs (full size with SI 18's)
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JVC RS-46 Projector
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Draper Cineperm M1300 119 inch Static Screen
those SB16's are hefty beasts Todd.
 
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