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Question upgrade single pb1000 to single pb2000 ?

I have a single pb1000 located at the front of my room. I am relatively happy with the pb1000. It has been a huge improvement over my previous sub. My room is 12' x 19'. I mainly have only 1 or 2 seating positions about 8 to 10 ft from the front. I am sure most people will suggest adding a 2nd pb1000 but with my room setup 1 single sub fits the room much better. I am thinking of taking advantage of the SVS upgrade program & replacing the single sub with a pb2000. I will be responsible for the return shipping. I am looking for opinions on whether this upgrade will be much of an improvement over my current PB1000?
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I have a single pb1000 located at the front of my room. I am relatively happy with the pb1000. It has been a huge improvement over my previous sub. My room is 12' x 19'. I mainly have only 1 or 2 seating positions about 8 to 10 ft from the front. I am sure most people will suggest adding a 2nd pb1000 but with my room setup 1 single sub fits the room much better. I am thinking of taking advantage of the SVS upgrade program & replacing the single sub with a pb2000. I will be responsible for the return shipping. I am looking for opinions on whether this upgrade will be much of an improvement over my current PB1000?

Thanks for all opinions

No, this will not be a substantial upgrade at all going from a PB1K to a PB2K. If you only have one placement option and don’t want duals, go for the 3000 or 4000 series (much better drivers) or larger, or I honestly wouldn’t bother. Save your money and get a worthy upgrade.

Edit: I’ve also owned the PB1K and PC12+ and the latter was a worthwhile trade up at the time; don’t get a small incremental upgrade, as it’s a waste of money and time only leaving you wanting more, and it winds up being a much costlier upgrade path. My advice is to generally skip the next tier and go for the one above when looking for a significant improvement with most things in life.
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I have a single pb1000 located at the front of my room. I am relatively happy with the pb1000. It has been a huge improvement over my previous sub. My room is 12' x 19'. I mainly have only 1 or 2 seating positions about 8 to 10 ft from the front. I am sure most people will suggest adding a 2nd pb1000 but with my room setup 1 single sub fits the room much better. I am thinking of taking advantage of the SVS upgrade program & replacing the single sub with a pb2000. I will be responsible for the return shipping. I am looking for opinions on whether this upgrade will be much of an improvement over my current PB1000?
Thanks for all opinions
I have a significantly larger room and started with a PB-1000 and moved up the ported SVS line to a PC-2000 (same as PB-2000), to a PC12+ (predecessor to PB3k) then duals then dual PC-4000s. While they were all nice upgrades I actually noticed the biggest difference going from the PB1K to PC2K. I think in your size room it would be a noticeable upgrade with more output, better extension, and cleaner. If you don’t feel that way you can then trade up to the PB3K within 45 days without any additional shipping cost.

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I would get a second PB-1000 rather than trade in the PB-1000 you have for a PB-2000, particularly with your smaller sized room. With duals you'll get added output that you would get with the PB-2000, but you'll also get a much more even bass response in the room. Dual subs are really quite an upgrade when properly implemented.
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... I am relatively happy with the pb1000. ... My room is 12' x 19'. I mainly have only 1 or 2 seating positions about 8 to 10 ft from the front. ... my room setup 1 single sub fits the room much better. I am thinking of taking advantage of the SVS upgrade program & replacing the single sub with a pb2000. ... I am looking for opinions on whether this upgrade will be much of an improvement over my current PB1000? ...
The 2000 will have greater overall output (incl. down to and below 20Hz) and better extension than the 1000. IMO it would be a noticeable improvement.

(If you're still within the return window on the PB-1000, the well-rated, bang-for-buck champ HSU VTF-3 MK5 HP - currently on sale for $865, shipped - would be would be my choice for an upgrade.)
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The 2000 will have greater overall output (incl. down to and below 20Hz) and better extension than the 1000. IMO it would be a noticeable improvement.

(If you're still within the return window on the PB-1000, the well-rated, bang-for-buck champ HSU VTF-3 MK5 HP - currently on sale for $865, shipped - would be would be my choice for an upgrade.)
I am a few weeks past 45 days. I can still upgrade through SVS but never had the option of free return shipping. My original plan was to start with the single pb1000 & add the 2nd later but am having doubts on going this route for 2 reasons. 1 being space requirements & the 2nd being that I have my doubts on duals being an improvement with my couple of seating locations. The HSU sounds like a good option but I am in Canada so the $869 shipped is not an option.
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I would get a second PB-1000 rather than trade in the PB-1000 you have for a PB-2000, particularly with your smaller sized room. With duals you'll get added output that you would get with the PB-2000, but you'll also get a much more even bass response in the room. Dual subs are really quite an upgrade when properly implemented.
Thanks for your reply. It will be about the same cost to upgrade to pb2000 or add a pb1000. I have recently relocated my pb1000 to another location & am very impressed with the difference it made. My thinking was to replace the 1000 in this location with the 2000. I am skeptical about how dual subs will be much of an improvement considering I am the primary listener in the same seat. You mentioned duals are quite an improvement when properly implemented. How difficult is proper implementation? Would I leave my current sub in its current location & move around the 2nd sub until to my liking. My 1st sub placement was done by the sub crawl method. Can the sub crawl be used to implement the 2nd sub? If so how? BTW my sub now is located near the front corner between tv & FR speaker about 2 feet in from outside wall. My room is 12 x 19 with my seating about 10 ft away on side wall (19 ft wall)
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Thanks for your reply. It will be about the same cost to upgrade to pb2000 or add a pb1000. I have recently relocated my pb1000 to another location & am very impressed with the difference it made. My thinking was to replace the 1000 in this location with the 2000. I am skeptical about how dual subs will be much of an improvement considering I am the primary listener in the same seat. You mentioned duals are quite an improvement when properly implemented. How difficult is proper implementation? Would I leave my current sub in its current location & move around the 2nd sub until to my liking. My 1st sub placement was done by the sub crawl method. Can the sub crawl be used to implement the 2nd sub? If so how? BTW my sub now is located near the front corner between tv & FR speaker about 2 feet in from outside wall. My room is 12 x 19 with my seating about 10 ft away on side wall (19 ft wall)
Yeah, dual subs would be the better upgrade given the size of the room. Bass response will be smoother and more even and you'll get the additional output the 2000 would provide. You should take advantage of the 45 day trial and give it go.

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Yeah, dual subs would be the better upgrade given the size of the room. Bass response will be smoother and more even and you'll get the additional output the 2000 would provide. You should take advantage of the 45 day trial and give it go.
Thanks for the reply but maybe I didn't explain myself well. I currently have a single pb1000 & am considering replacing it with a pb2000. I am wondering how much of an improvement this will be. I have found the sweet spot for my single subwoofer. I have no plans to ever have dual pb2000 in this room. The cost of the pb2000 will be about the same as adding an additional pb1000 to my existing pb1000. The reason costs are similar is because I have to pay return shipping on my current pb1000 to acquire the pb2000. I am the primary listener in the same seat so that is why I question how dual pb1000 will benefit me. The duals (pb1000) will take up more floor space & I question how much better than a single pb2000?
To summarize my questions would be this:
-How much better is a single pb2000 to a single pb1000 keeping in mind that I have found the perfect position for the single sub
-How will dual pb1000 compare to a single pb2000 keeping in mind that it is a single seat position.
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To summarize my questions would be this:
-How much better is a single pb2000 to a single pb1000 keeping in mind that I have found the perfect position for the single sub
-How will dual pb1000 compare to a single pb2000 keeping in mind that it is a single seat position.
A single 2000 should give you an additional 4 db or so output over a single 1000 as well as a slightly deeper low end. Two 1000's will give you 3-6 more DB over a single, which means for output they would be a little better than one 2000, though the 2000 would still have a little more extension. There is also the potential benefit of a smoother response even with one seat, though without knowing your current response, it's hard to say what the upside is.


The benefits of upgrading would be most noticeable if you are routinely pushing your current 1000 to it's output limits. If you're not, either upgrade would sound close to the same as what you have, though a benefit would still be that any given output level could be reached with less effort and potential distortion, with better sound the result.


Given that you say you're "relatively happy" with the 1000 and are looking to upgrade after only 2 months, and you'll never go to dual 2000's, I'm not sure you'll be ecstatic with a single 2000 as your endpoint. It's a better sub for sure, but I suspect you'll be happier and save money in the long run if you can climb a little higher on the upgrade ladder.
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To summarize my questions would be this:
-How much better is a single pb2000 to a single pb1000 keeping in mind that I have found the perfect position for the single sub
-How will dual pb1000 compare to a single pb2000 keeping in mind that it is a single seat position.

Personally, I like the idea of moving up to the better model sub. (A PB3000 would be even better still, if you could afford that.) If you move up to a PB2000 now, you would still always have the option of adding a second PB2000 or PC2000 at some point in the future. You might even find a used one in your vicinity. That happens sometimes.

One advantage of the PB2000 that has already been stated needs more emphasis, in my opinion. The port tune of the PB2000 is several Hz lower than the port tune of the PB1000, and more of the DSP (digital signal processing) is directed to the lower frequencies. The result is that the native response of the PB2000 will always be lower than that of the PB1000. It isn't just a matter of producing more SPL at the same frequencies you have now. Either option would do that.

It's the fact that with the single PB2000, you will be hitting lower frequencies than you would be able to hit with two PB1000's. If you had dual PB1000's, both of the PB1000's would still roll-off pretty fast below 25Hz, because that is the way they are designed to operate. The PB2000, on the other hand, is designed to have a longer, smoother slope. (You can compare the native response graphs of the two models under Tech Info for each subwoofer.

I think you will like having the lower extension, especially for movies, and as noted, you would still have the option to add a second sub if you ever wanted to try that in the future. The PB2000 is just a little bit better subwoofer than the PB1000 is to start with. And, I believe it is always better to start with the low-frequency extension you are looking for.

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Personally, I like the idea of moving up to the better model sub. (A PB3000 would be even better still, if you could afford that.) If you move up to a PB2000 now, you would still always have the option of adding a second PB2000 or PC2000 at some point in the future. You might even find a used one in your vicinity. That happens sometimes.

One advantage of the PB2000 that has already been stated needs more emphasis, in my opinion. The port tune of the PB2000 is several Hz lower than the port tune of the PB1000, and more of the DSP (digital signal processing) is directed to the lower frequencies. The result is that the native response of the PB2000 will always be lower than that of the PB1000. It isn't just a matter of producing more SPL at the same frequencies you have now. Either option would do that.

It's the fact that with the single PB2000, you will be hitting lower frequencies than you would be able to hit with two PB1000's. If you had dual PB1000's, both of the PB1000's would still roll-off pretty fast below 25Hz, because that is the way they are designed to operate. The PB2000, on the other hand, is designed to have a longer, smoother slope. (You can compare the native response graphs of the two models under Tech Info for each subwoofer.

I think you will like having the lower extension, especially for movies, and as noted, you would still have the option to add a second sub if you ever wanted to try that in the future. The PB2000 is just a little bit better subwoofer than the PB1000 is to start with. And, I believe it is always better to start with the low-frequency extension you are looking for.

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Thanks for the reply. I have read many of your posts & respect your opinions. Many people seem to suggest dual 1000 over the 2000. It is such a tough decision & I am in Canada so never get the return free shipping. That would make things so much easier. What is your opinion on the SB models vs PB models? I am about 50/50 music to movies but music is played at louder volume. I was looking at PB models because I am thinking they are more versatile for both music & movies
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The 2000 will have greater overall output (incl. down to and below 20Hz) and better extension than the 1000. IMO it would be a noticeable improvement.

(If you're still within the return window on the PB-1000, the well-rated, bang-for-buck champ HSU VTF-3 MK5 HP - currently on sale for $865, shipped - would be would be my choice for an upgrade.)
I see you are in Canada also. Is the "HSU VTF-3 MK5 HP - currently on sale for $865, shipped " available in Canada
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Thanks for the reply. I have read many of your posts & respect your opinions. Many people seem to suggest dual 1000 over the 2000. It is such a tough decision & I am in Canada so never get the return free shipping. That would make things so much easier. What is your opinion on the SB models vs PB models? I am about 50/50 music to movies but music is played at louder volume. I was looking at PB models because I am thinking they are more versatile for both music & movies
The sealed version (SB-2000) will have a shallow roll-off which is ideal for music. The down side is that you'll have less output below 35hz so you'll lose out on the tactile feel during movies. If you want the best of both worlds step up to the PB-3000 which can be run both sealed or ported.
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It can be done, but once you factor in shipping, import fees and conversion to CAD, you're not really saving much. Paradigm X12/X15 are available locally though.

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Please heed the advice of the previous posters, myself included, that encourage you to look at the PB3000 series. I still feel the PB2K will be a minimal upgrade, while the 3000 series offers quite a lot more for your trade in value.

If you settle on just a single subwoofer for your room in the SVS lineup, I implore you to go for the next tier up and skip the PB2K. As several people mentioned, already wanting to upgrade so soon requires a substantial upgrade that a slightly better subwoofer will not provide. The 3000 series drivers are the real deal, and offer even lower tuning options and more power than the 2K series and are basically bulletproof. I pounded my PC12+ to pieces and still sold it sounding the same as it was new 3 years later.

Good luck in your decision!
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Thanks for the reply. I have read many of your posts & respect your opinions. Many people seem to suggest dual 1000 over the 2000. It is such a tough decision & I am in Canada so never get the return free shipping. That would make things so much easier. What is your opinion on the SB models vs PB models? I am about 50/50 music to movies but music is played at louder volume. I was looking at PB models because I am thinking they are more versatile for both music & movies

You are very welcome, and I appreciate the compliment! If I were you, I would definitely stay with a ported subwoofer. Based, on your posts, and on your usage, the ported sub will work better for you, in my opinion. If you want to learn more about the differences between sealed and ported subs, there is a detailed discussion here:

https://www.avsforum.com/forum/113-s...nces.html#VIII

I agree with posters who are advising you to move up to a PB3000, if you can afford to do so. The PB3000 represents a substantial upgrade over the PB2000--even more so than the designers were expecting. It is a very good sub, and it would be a night-and-day difference compared to a PB1000. But, we all know what it is like to have to make compromises. It is easy to advise someone else to spend money that he may not have right now.

So, if you can't afford to jump all the way up to a PB3000, I believe that the PB2000 would still represent a nice incremental upgrade. I would recommend that you at least move up to a PB2000, though, rather than just adding a second PB1000. You are only a couple of months into your ownership of that sub, and you already want to upgrade. Probably everyone responding to your thread has been through similar subwoofer upgrades (perhaps several of them) so we are trying to help you to avoid a common mistake--starting with insufficient subwoofage and then trying to add multiples to catch-up.

I think that if you do decide to buy a PB2000, there is an excellent chance that you will add another one in a year or so. You might not think so now, but then you probably didn't think you would consider buying a second PB1000 so quickly either. The fact is that low-bass, especially for action movies and blockbusters, can be a little bit addictive. And, it can take a while for us to figure out how much we really need or want.

I would not buy less than a PB2000, and if you can move up to a PB3000, that will be even better. Then, if having just one of those subs is enough, that will be terrific. If not, adding a second sub later will allow you to have started from a much better starting point than the PB1000. To be fair, that is SVS's smallest ported subwoofer, and it is not really an end-game sub for most people. I hope this helps!

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Did you decide on your trade in yet? You probably noticed the SVS outlet sale this weekend, very limited selection of ported subs, but there’s a couple in there.

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I have a single pb1000 located at the front of my room. I am relatively happy with the pb1000. It has been a huge improvement over my previous sub. My room is 12' x 19'. I mainly have only 1 or 2 seating positions about 8 to 10 ft from the front. I am sure most people will suggest adding a 2nd pb1000 but with my room setup 1 single sub fits the room much better. I am thinking of taking advantage of the SVS upgrade program & replacing the single sub with a pb2000. I will be responsible for the return shipping. I am looking for opinions on whether this upgrade will be much of an improvement over my current PB1000?
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Different advice than you've already been given (which has focused on sub A vs B)... it's impossible to tell unless you measure your current setup. If you plan on keeping your listening position(s) the same, and sub position the same, your current setup could have a room null at 60Hz (reducing "chest slam"), or a null at 20Hz (where you would start to get more extension from a bigger sub). Neither of these things will change with a different sub.

I always recommend measuring what you have, learn to calibrate it optimally, then you know what problems you actually need to solve.

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Did you decide on your trade in yet? You probably noticed the SVS outlet sale this weekend, very limited selection of ported subs, but there’s a couple in there.
Thanks for the info. Being in Canada makes the sale not very attractive. I did notice this sale the other day but checked today & not much of the PB's left anyways.
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Can you take advantage of their trade-up program there, send back that PB1K, and go dual PB2K's?

I wouldn't add to the 1k.
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I'd say I am in the same boat as you, I just ordered a brand new PB3000 and I am going from a PB1000. It isn't here yet, but I will chime back in once I have it. Scheduled to be delivered on the 29th.

I will say I definitely believe I started too small for my sub, but it was my first brand new purchase and I assumed it to be much more powerful than it turned out to be. Mind you, it wasn't a disappointment at all for the price, I just didn't realize I should have started with something much more powerful. I'm really hoping the PB3000 satisfies my expectations.
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I'd say I am in the same boat as you, I just ordered a brand new PB3000 and I am going from a PB1000. It isn't here yet, but I will chime back in once I have it. Scheduled to be delivered on the 29th.

I will say I definitely believe I started too small for my sub, but it was my first brand new purchase and I assumed it to be much more powerful than it turned out to be. Mind you, it wasn't a disappointment at all for the price, I just didn't realize I should have started with something much more powerful. I'm really hoping the PB3000 satisfies my expectations.
Please let me know your opinion when it arrives. My 1000 is a huge upgrade from what I previously had but wondering if I should upgrade within my year time frame. Are you also a single sub setup? I can add a 2nd 1000 but my seating position is pretty much fixed & not sure if adding a 2nd sub will benefit me as much as a single better sub. I am looking forward to your opinions
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Please let me know your opinion when it arrives. My 1000 is a huge upgrade from what I previously had but wondering if I should upgrade within my year time frame. Are you also a single sub setup? I can add a 2nd 1000 but my seating position is pretty much fixed & not sure if adding a 2nd sub will benefit me as much as a single better sub. I am looking forward to your opinions

Yeah, I am rocking a single sub setup. I didn't want to go dual because I wasn't interested in just getting more output, I wanted lower extension as well. Also, I don't know if my wife would approve of a second big black box in the living room.

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Got my PB-3000 in and I can't speak to having dual 1000's, but based on the difference I am hearing and feeling, if you only upgrade one, make sure you jump to the PB-3000.
I don't think the 2000 would feel like it was worth it. The 3000 is definitely feeling worth it, for me. It just has so much more power across everything.
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Got my PB-3000 in and I can't speak to having dual 1000's, but based on the difference I am hearing and feeling, if you only upgrade one, make sure you jump to the PB-3000.
I don't think the 2000 would feel like it was worth it. The 3000 is definitely feeling worth it, for me. It just has so much more power across everything.

No doubt the PB-3000 is a big step up over the PB-1000, but don't discount how big of an output advantage the PB-2000 has over the PB-1000. Ed Mullen stated that the PB12-NSD has around a 3dB output advantage over the PB-1000 from 36Hz to 16Hz and below. From 40Hz up they are similar. With that info, keep in mind the PB-2000 has, for example, about a 4dB advantage over the PB12-NSD at 31.5Hz. Tack on say another 2dB to that advantage at 31.5Hz comparing to the PB-1000 and then you have roughly double the output potential for the PB-2000 over the PB-1000.



On a side note, I finally got my PB-1000 integrated into my PC set up I got from the SVS Memorial Day sale and I'm very pleased with it's performance. First thing I did was swap out the stock feet (nubs) for the chunky guitar amp feet from Amazon. I hate the SVS and Monolith feet. For $380 total after the $20 repeat customer discount, it's a great little sub and perfect for what I needed size and performance wise. Far as I can tell these that were being sold for $400 with no flaws must have been new stock. Sub is perfect and smells new. Even the box wasn't beat up. I know I've bought outlet subs from SVS in the past and they just keep using the same box, so they are often beat to crap.

Subs>RBH I-12e/I-12. HSU VTF-15H mk2. Monolith THX 12(x2)/THX 10(x2). XTZ 1X12. SVS PB-1000(x2). Speakers>JBL Studio 530/520c, 270/235c/230/225c, Arena 130/125c. Jamo S807/S803. Pioneer FS52/BS22A/C22. Sony CS3/CS8/CS5. QA 3020i/3090Ci, 2020i/2000c. Monolith AM Cinema 5 bs. Polk RTiA1/CsiA4. Infinity R152. Other Audio>Sony MDR-Z7m2, WH-XB700, XB32, XB31.RBH EP1. Logitech GPro HS. Plantronics RIG 500 Pro HS. LG FH6,RK8,PK5,PH4. UE Boom3.

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Got my PB-3000 in and I can't speak to having dual 1000's, but based on the difference I am hearing and feeling, if you only upgrade one, make sure you jump to the PB-3000.
I don't think the 2000 would feel like it was worth it. The 3000 is definitely feeling worth it, for me. It just has so much more power across everything.
Thanks for the update. Do you use it for mainly movies and/or music? I am mostly concerned about music listening. How is the pb3000 for music?
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No doubt the PB-3000 is a big step up over the PB-1000, but don't discount how big of an output advantage the PB-2000 has over the PB-1000. Ed Mullen stated that the PB12-NSD has around a 3dB output advantage over the PB-1000 from 36Hz to 16Hz and below. From 40Hz up they are similar. With that info, keep in mind the PB-2000 has, for example, about a 4dB advantage over the PB12-NSD at 31.5Hz. Tack on say another 2dB to that advantage at 31.5Hz comparing to the PB-1000 and then you have roughly double the output potential for the PB-2000 over the PB-1000.



On a side note, I finally got my PB-1000 integrated into my PC set up I got from the SVS Memorial Day sale and I'm very pleased with it's performance. First thing I did was swap out the stock feet (nubs) for the chunky guitar amp feet from Amazon. I hate the SVS and Monolith feet. For $380 total after the $20 repeat customer discount, it's a great little sub and perfect for what I needed size and performance wise. Far as I can tell these that were being sold for $400 with no flaws must have been new stock. Sub is perfect and smells new. Even the box wasn't beat up. I know I've bought outlet subs from SVS in the past and they just keep using the same box, so they are often beat to crap.
Thanks. So you would say a single pb2000 is a decent upgrade from the single pb1000. My dealer in Canada is telling me that I wouldn't notice much difference?
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Thanks for the update. Do you use it for mainly movies and/or music? I am mostly concerned about music listening. How is the pb3000 for music?
Probably 80% movies and 20% music. I have only turned on some music just for a little bit of testing. Sounds great, but I am not sure what you are looking for. Specifically what type of music? I just turned on some hard hitting rap songs and it by far exceeded my PB1K with how hard it was hitting.
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