I'm trying to get a good understanding of why many reviewers think Rythmik subs sound better, cleaner, or better with music than other competitors. Basic run down I have 2x SVS PB-3000s in the theatre room which work very well in the room. Then a bit of moving the REL around and slight fine tuning – perhaps with a friend to help speed up the process and you’re rocking. You dont mention if you are considering the Ported or Sealed SVS 3000, but for music and given the T7i is sealed, I am going sealed. considering this heavily for my new 5.1.4 set up alongside MA Gold Series speakers. Even the most OCD person operating solo should be able to nail this in about an hour. They sent me a new one immediately, (no charge), and made sure I was comfortable w/ the procedure to replace it. Join the AVForums team live on Wednesdays at 7pm UK time. The remote control feature would be really nice, even for movies. . Once we have the answers to 1-2 above, our first priority, and it should be yours too, is what is the character and speed of my system? Some things to consider when looking for the ideal subwoofer is physical size, amp wattage, and how well it can output low frequencies without distortion. So SVS PB-1000 tends to get more favorable ⭐ reviews than Rel Acoustics T/7i, as seen on the chart below. Thanks Again Lexicon some good insight there. I'm planning to buy a compact subwoofer for my monitor Audio sikver 200 speakers specially for music (2.1 system) I've read a lot about rel subs and they seem to be awesome, but also there are great reviews about the svs sb1000 and the Kef kube 8b. I know SVS subs play clean, sound great and have flat bass (I have an SVS PB-2000). I called SVS. SVS SB 2000 Pro REL T/7i Definitive Technology Pro Sub 800 Definitive Technology Supercube 2000 Results are only viewable after voting. We are rebuilding the search index and other forum caches this morning. Though I've heard that the S/812 delivers a more musical bass note whilst also delivering deep bass for movies that can match the Predator range? The new SVS sub is on the dainty side as far as high-performance models go, measuring 15.2 x 15 x 17.8 inches (WxHxD) and weighing a comparatively back-friendly 54.5 pounds. Then flogged it a bit more. I haven't any of the subs on your list, but I voted for the SVS because I have an SB3000 and love it. And with that, we award the SVS SB-2000 subwoofer our last Exceptional Value Award for the year of 2016. On top of that, it's fairly safe to say that SVS PB-1000 is a more popular subwoofer, based on its 20+ reviews. The little … Then I can get a taste of a quality sub in my music set up and if I like it, I might go up the line on the subs mentioned. your speakers have 4 - 1/2 inch woofers. Go. This is where the SVS big guns come into their own, delivering an exciting and immersive experience on movie night. SVS recently sent me their SB-2000 for a roundup of sub-$1,000 subwoofers, but while we are amassing a proper market breadth of such offerings, we … The SVS digs deeper 19hz, compared to 24hz. i would recomend putting the $ towards better speakers. The SB-3000 is available in two finishes: Black Ash or Piano Gloss Black (reviewed here) with a rigid metal grille to protect the front-firing woofer. As the SVS was also far cheaper than the S812 it was a no brainer for me. At the moment I seem to be leaning towards the Rel T5i. I didnt and this is due to the size and look of it. However I guess some may associate the type of bass that the REL produces as more musical and consider the bass the SVS produces as a bit too dry and neutral. I am struggling with this one. I'd take that with a pinch of salt – it's not massive, but it's hardly dinky. Thread Starter. I've not heard the REL but if you're looking for an unobtrusive sub that punches above its weight i'd recommend the Paradigm Seismic 110, Thanks but I think the look of it is again a bit too funky, I'm surprised she thought the Rel was ok even with those bars on the sides, Stereo: Intel NUC i7 (Roon Rock) | Stack Audio Link II | Mytek Brooklyn DAC+ | Norma Audio Revo IPA-140 | ATC SCM11 | Purepower+ 1500 | Vicoustic, Thanks Lexicon, I had a bad feeling you were going to day that. I am just comparing two subs that are very close in performance and price. . ), Forum Policies, Rules, and Terms of Service. The Rel T5 has a class A/B 125W amp and 10inch driver and the SVS has a Class D 300 watt amp and 12inch driver. Paradigm Sub1 and Sub 2 ... REL vs JL vs Velodyne vs. anything else? A modern REL is roughly three times faster than a REL of just a decade ago due to focused improvements in our filters and reducing moving mass in the bass engines themselves, our drivers. Have you considered the REL HT/1508 predator?