Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by Philly112, Nov 29 ... the grill cloth into the speaker so that the clip attaching the MK logo onto the cloth forced a small hole into the subwoofer rubber surround. Arrived a day early. (Update - SVS now has a PC-4000 model with improved Sledge 1200D Amp, a Remote Control + Bluetooth iOS/Android App support, and retains the variable tuning. Delivering the mightiest bass in its class, the SVS PB-2000 Pro brings the sound of the multiplex to your front room. Support was quick and very patient with every question." (On Oct. 24, 2020 I removed the Sledge 1000D Amp from my PC13 (after 7+ years of use), and saw no evidence of contact on the foam tape, and felt no interference reinstalling it. (Despite comments that most movies don't have significant content below 20Hz.) Others I've seen were intact but had cracks from stress/overheating.). And easily rotated to get at the Amp, unlike the 155lb PB13. 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ColinPaige, "The #1 reason I chose SVS (and it's a big one) is their incredible customer service from beginning to end. This isn't the only possible failure mode/component of course, just one I've seen several times and something to check before things get worse/before buying. Google Trusted Store Review, "Awesome folks. Its high-excursion driver and sealed box design produce a higher output for a deeper bass sound, and its 4000W peak power amplifier delivers accurate sound at all drive levels. Dean Boyko. | The SVS SB-1000 subwoofer is small enough to conceal in any room, and with its 12-inch front-firing driver and 300 watts RMS, 700+ watts peak power amplifier, energizes a … 5-Year Unconditional Warranty, 1-Year Trade-up Policy. 45 Day Risk-Free In-Home Trial, Fast & Free Shipping and Returns. They strive to be Made in USA as much as possible and customer service is top-notch. "SVS customer service was amazing, no issues and answered all of my questions and also helped me set up some adjustments once I received it." Nice upgrade from my Bic 250." Mind you, this is the level of support I'm getting after 10 + years! SVS Customer Service will be closed on New Year’s Day (1/1). Shipping costs are not refundable. Unfortunately their Ultras are now priced out of my budget, and in that price range there are other great Internet Direct options like the JTR Captivator models, Rythmik, and Power Sound Audio; although they don't offer all the perks of SVS. | 60-Day Guaranteed Price Protection, Now with Automatic Refunds! But with the Sledge's different gain structure and lower input sensitivity, its Amp "Volume" (Gain) setting will be much closer to max than the BASH Amp for the same output levels. I've seen some from as far back as 2002 era still working as well as 2 PB12/Ultra2's with BASH 1000W Amp. Panadanaut, "The excellent customer service orientation of SVS is as important as their superlative product quality, and I congratulate them on both." Most won't do that but at least experiment with placement even if you consider a 'sub crawl' impractical. To quote SVS' Ed Mullen, the PB13 in Sealed Mode is a 'textbook sealed sub' (plus benefit of larger enclosure) but I can't recall seeing any notes from those that said they switched to a sealed only model mention trying the PB/PC Ultra's sealed mode and any of the Amp's PEQ (and other) options. I must have one of the rare BASH PC13s with the Port Tube change.). I had no fit issues with a 1000D Amp in my originally BASH Amp PC13, but it may have been a later production with the Port Tube change. Stharling, "Not only did I get a great subwoofer, but a friend in the business, like when it was common to talk to someone who knew about quality sound." Without the need to worry about blocking a port outlet, the sealed cabinet is easy to position. It was just one I had on hand. Created with Sketch. An aluminium vented cone with exceptional stiffness to mass ratio and a proprietary injection-moulded extreme-excursion surround ensure flawless pistonic motion for pinpoint control and accuracy. See SVS's Guide to Sledge DSP Amplifiers. And the 750W BASH Amp's thermistor failures I've seen may be affected by usage (left on) or a specific manufacturer's lot/component used. My 750W BASH Amp Component Heights above the Flange Gasket (Right/Left is relative to viewing from front face of the BASH Amp), The Sledge 1000D Amp fit OK in my original BASH Amp PC13 (and it's still working). Created with Sketch. (Power Sound Audio's policy is close - great customer service from 'Tom V.", one of the original SVS founders.) Based in the U.S.A. and available seven-days-a-week via email, chat, phone or social media, our SVS Sound Experts customer service team is quick, professional and knowledgeable about all aspects of home theater and audio. And although many probably never use all its features, a combination of Room size Compensation (adjustable frequency and slope), variable port tunes (16Hz, 20Hz or Sealed) and Dual Parametric Equalizer (adjustable frequency, cut/boost, and Q) allow a VERY wide range of signal shaping. They walked me through the entire process after I calibrated my set up with Audyssey." ), Not sure if EU Amps are different, but I've now seen this problem on 3 (USA/120V) SVS 750W BASH Amps (used with their earlier PB13/PC13 Ultra Subs). Tom Vodhanel (the V in SVS) and Jim Farina (also from SVS) are the company's co-founders. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or in-store pick-up As a 2000 Series subwoofer, it’s part of the recent expansion of the SVS line up. My subwoofer just broke. Frequency Response Range 27-120 Hz Speaker Subwoofer TypeBuilt-in Subwoofer Enclosure TypeClose Enclosure Subwoofer Driver Size10" Power Stand-by Power Consumption (Main)0.5 W Operating Power Consumption (Main)25 W (BTW: I'm not referring to earlier/older BASH Amps SVS used in other subwoofers before the 750W PB13/PC13 ultras. Nikonnex, "This is my first high-end subwoofer and I'm very happy with my purchase. I liked that the old Amp's knobs and switches made it easy to see all settings at a glance (vs the small LCD screen with scrolling menu on the later Amps), but I'd pick an Ultra with Sledge Amp over the BASH every time. (IIRC, a post by Ed M. of SVS also listed this as a replacement P/N.) I bought this subwoofer new back around 2002. The deepest, most powerful bassFeaturing a long-throw, 12 inch woofer and dual-port cabinet, the PB-2000 Pro is designed for the deepest, most dynamic bass possible – all the way to a window-rattling 16Hz. ), The PB13 Ultra BASH Amp that failed shortly after sold by original owner (about 2.5yrs old) with "Auto/On" Switch set to ON would "Thump" (very deep/low frequency tone) so forcefully on that test it would rattle items in a small room. Everything was shipped the first business day and arrived the following day." I then use pliers on the screw head to pull it out/break the 'seal' on the Amp. Eventually it failed, blowing the AC input power fuse at turn on. SVS SB-3000 13 Inch 800W Subwoofer delivers punishing levels of low-frequency output while maintaining crisp speed in transients by stopping and starting on a dime with pinpoint precision. ), FYI: In late Oct. 2020, I asked Ed Mullen at SVS about the 1200D fit issue with PC13s, as IIRC there may have been a change in port tube location from the early builds of the PC13 (Cylinder) model. (They replaced a failed 750W BASH Amp from a second owner PB13 Ultra that only had a few months of the original 3 year warranty left with a new ($599 list IIRC) 1KW Sledge Amp. More Info on 1200D Amp Fit Issues in PC13-Ultra I saw a 2nd BASH PC13 owner report on the 1200D Amp upgrade, who after making a thick spacer, tried the 1200D Amp before installing the spacer. ), I wish I could afford enough quality sealed subs and Amp power for flat response for any content. PSB Subwoofer repair (too old to reply) M.A.H. Want to see who made the cut? (See green disc in right side of image below. A replacement I've used in US SVS 750W BASH Amps is Ametherm Part Number SL15 4R008-03. Trade are welcome, call or text Johnny 2812505125 PayPal add 3%. Set the Subwoofer's "Auto/On" Toggle Switch to the ON (not "Auto") position Power the BASH SVS subwoofer On (A/C power switch) IF any "Thump" is heard from the driver, the Amp may have a failing thermistor. (Currently in a very small room which is ideal for a sealed sub, but I want the ported option in case that ever changes, as I can't afford to add more subs. (BTW: I've seen many posts from SB13 owners saying they switched because the PB13/PC13 was less "musical". I recently purchased a used SVS 20-39PC+ subwoofer. We’re here to help with everything from shipping questions and product recommendations to complex AV receiver set-up issues. Hayden, "I placed my order over a holiday weekend and expected a delay. (BTW: I've had several of these Amps that almost seemed glued in, see below for a tip to remove stuck plate Amps I've used. SB-2000 PRO FEATURES Room-filling output and low-frequency extension below 20 Hz with audiophile refinement and musicality, SVS‘s SB-2000 Pro brings reference subwoofer performance to more people than ever from a compact cabinet measuring only 15-inches on all sides. I took it for repair but the technician told me that it costs a lot and I’ll be better of buying a new one. Enhance your home audio system with this SVS subwoofer. 0 items icons/cart http://texasound.blogspot.com/p/speaker-repair.htmlWe offer a complete speaker repair and restoration service. NOTE / WARNING: this amp has issues. Again, I don't know anything about Rythmik but I can completely vouch for SVS … "I can tell this sub was built by people more concerned about sound quality than making money. Built to stand the test of time SVS 13-Ultra Subwoofers are well engineered products, with a very beefy 13.5" driver (appx 55lbs and a cone that's stitched to the surround), full featured amplifiers with excellent driver protection, from a company with a history of good Customer Support and warranty - even if you're not the original owner. = ThunderBolt =Drives, Docks & More = HARD DRIVES =Up to 12 TB HDD HGST, WD, Seagate, Toshiba = 2.5" HDs & DIY Kits = Notebook Hard Drives and DIY drive/case kit bundles = MEMORY = Lifetime warranty RAM Upgrades! icons/location-white I also own an SVS PB16 Ultra, and an Earthquake MKV 15 in my living room. Jeff spent over 45 minutes walking me through the entire setup of my Marantz, way beyond the subwoofer needs." Retailers, SVS SoundPath RCA Audio Interconnect Cable. J.S. Pacific H-Fi sells different types of sub-woofer of different brands. SVS SB12-NSD Subwoofer Review When L-Sound offered me any SVS sub I wanted to try, it's now clear why they were so keen it should be the cheapest, theoretically least capable sub of the SVS bunch. No baseplate like the PC13 (which I liked), but I'm glad they kept a Cylinder model in the lineup. I’ll explain. Created with Sketch. They are service orientated and customer driven." "Fantastic Customer Service. IMO, a used Sledge Amp Ultra is a better choice even if it costs a bit more. (. In the small room I'm using the 16Hz mode with room gain compensation. World class service and great products!" A working PC13 BASH Amp developed a much lower level thump at power-up (not noticed if Auto/On switch in Auto position) and inspection of the Amp's thermistor showed it had cracked and about 1/3 of it was missing. ), I know there are more powerful subs available, but I'm happy with the PC13 Ultra. I've never tried a large suction cup but doubt it would work well on the surfaces I've seen with several 'stuck' subwoofer plate Amps for repairs/replacements. The SVS 1000 Series changed the game by bringing legitimate, world-class subwoofer performance to a new level of affordability. A benefits package that instills confidence and extends before and after your SVS products arrive. And don't assume the best location will be the same for every model. I’ve looked around for a bit but I think that this SVS SB-1000 suits me the best since my place is not too large and I want it both for … Tip for a 'Stuck' Subwoofer Plate Amplifier: I've had several cases where after removing the mounting screws, the plate Amp still would not budge. The customer service seems to truly want to please their customers." Google Trusted Store Review, "I've bought from them 3 times now and every experience has been great. Any product in need of repair must be returned to SVS, with shipping pre-paid. A Massachusetts Fan, "What amazed me even more than amazing sound quality, was the support I got. That's the ideal setup of course. When I hooked it up and played my bass torture test track at high levels to check it out, it made a “blatt” sound. Customer service was a joy to deal with." He said the 1200D Amp doesn't fit most of the original BASH Amp PC13's unless you make a spacer (he suggested 3/4" or 1" thick baltic birch). 60-Day Guaranteed Price Protection, Now with Automatic Refunds. Customer service just doesn't get any better." I have a Klipsch RW-12D Subwoofer that I have been happy with. I prefer the PC13 over the Box models since it has a small footprint (appx 16.6" diameter, 47" tall), is light enough (appx 90lbs) to be moved (rolled on edge) without help. I've seen several SVS 750W BASH Amps with similar failures in older PB13/PC13 Ultra subwoofers. We will resume regular hours on Saturday (1/2). John, "They were very helpful and very generous with me. Power the BASH SVS subwoofer On (A/C power switch), IF any "Thump" is heard from the driver, the Amp may have a failing thermistor. People dream of the big boxes, but practicality and budgets mean thousands more of the little SB12-NSD are shifted in reality. Disconnect power and heed warning labels on Amp.) At lower, more typical levels, it played without problem. 1 owner Trade in: Pair SVS PC4000 subwoofer. Charles, "SVS encourages the buyer to contact staff and management and I found my email to the CEO answered the very next day. Permalink. Subwoofer and/or speaker must be insured during return shipping. I have three XV15s, Heeman has an XS30, and Zing has dual XS30s. My PC13 is in a corner. Here is the definitive list of subwoofer repair services near your location as rated by your neighborhood community. (An alternate method: If you have a small flat head nail (smaller head diameter than the Amplifier screw hole) - inserting the nail head into the hole and using the flat head shoulder as a lever may work, but I've personally not tried that.) A big thanks to Ken Kadis especially." Jeremy W. "The guys at SVS are absolutely fantastic....customer service is the best around...period...Ed M. gave me advice to getting my system sounding the best that it could." "Awesome product and customer service before and after the sale was exemplary!" The accuracy and extension with the SVS's is unrivaled at this price point. (Ideally test data from Room EQ Wizard (REW) (or similar utility) is key to finding the best location for your specific room and setup. 1.877.626.5623 This SVS subwoofer connects to a DSP smartphone app that allows precise tuning and use of custom presets. (I may also have a rare original BASH Amp PC13 with the relocated Port Tubes.). Our goal is 100% satisfaction, 100% of the time. "The customer service has been wonderful!" Description. He also confirmed there was a PC13 Port Tube location change in later builds, to avoid contact with the Sledge 1000D Amps. Domza, "Customer service at SVS is second to none. MichaelMinchew, "I want to thank Ed Mullen for the great technical support and customer service helping me with PEQ tips that really make my experiences even better." Superb!" (See photo below.) How is that for customer support!" However, it has died twice: once in 2017, and just now, again. Amazing product and service. Good options if don't DIY. Marc V. "I'm amazed at the polite Customer support. The SVS SB-1000 subwoofer is small enough to conceal in any room, and with its 12-inch front-firing driver and 300 watts RMS, 700+ watts peak power amplifier, energizes a … SVS really cares about their customers!" 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