Product Comparison: Klipsch R-112SW vs SVS PB-1000

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General Specifications
About the Product
If speakers are the voice of an audio system, then the subwoofer is the heart. Klipsch subwoofers craft bass more powerfully or efficiently than their competition within similar pricing.
Ported box home theater subwoofer with 10-inch high output driver and 300 watts RMS, 700+ watts peak power amplifier, the PB-1000 delivers ground-shaking SPL output and subterranean low frequency extension without sacrificing detail and accuracy
Key Specs
Power RMS
300 watts
300 watts
Driver Diameter
12 in.
10 in.
Size & Weight
17.38 in.
18.9 in.
15.5 in.
15.1 in.
18.25 in.
19.4 in.
48.75 lbs.
46 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Klipsch R-112SW Subwoofer, Black
  • This subwoofer definitely rattles my medium-size room and is without a doubt, the BIG DAWG of my 7.1 system and so for me, definitely worth the price.
  • This is a large-ish sub, but I wouldn't characterize it as a monster. It didn't seem unduly heavy, nor did it take up much more room than the 10" Infinity it replaced.
  • The wife was scared of the size but now agrees that it for movies and music it is great .
  • It is large, but actually compact, considering its output and the kind of company it keeps.
  • Very nice sound for movies. This a large heavy subwoofer that is pretty cumbersome though.
SVS PB-1000 300 Watt DSP Controlled 10" Ported Subwoofer (Black Ash)
  • Great medium sized sub for a small room
  • Powerful and smooth. Rather large but I have enjoyed it very much.
  • Check the specs to make sure its physical size won't dominate your room
  • Really, its huge. The sound quality is very crisp, but the size really limited the placement options in my room.
Amplifier Class
Class D
Min. Frequency Response
24 Hz
19 Hz
Max. Frequency Response
125 Hz
270 Hz
Peak Power
600 watts
720 watts
Sound Output Direction
What customers say about "Audio"
Klipsch R-112SW Subwoofer, Black
  • This is ported in the front, and has 600 max watts. This subwoofer FILLS my living room with RICH, HEAVY, and PHENOMENAL bass.
  • I'm so impressed with the quality of this subwoofer, and in the quality and volume of bass it creates.
  • Hands down, I'm ecstatic about this subwoofer. Don't think twice, buy this subwoofer. You'll be happy you did, trust me! Huge bass!
  • I'm really liking this sub so far. Really clean tight sounding base. I've had several subs over the years but this is much better.
  • I've only had this for one day, so far so very very good. Looks and sounds great.
SVS PB-1000 300 Watt DSP Controlled 10" Ported Subwoofer (Black Ash)
  • It delivers as much low frequency punch as I will ever need in my (1,500 cubic-foot) home theater room, and the detail is superb.
  • Nice detailed sound for a ported woofer and is very powerful. Perfect for a small to mid size theater.
  • The lower frequencies never sounded more natural in my 25X50 living room, and yes, powerful enough to be felt when called for
  • The low frequencies from it just did not cut it, I hate to say it but the lowly BIC actually did sound better and fuller.
  • Not the most powerful sub out there but for the budget it's really impressive.
Box Design
Low Pass, Gain, Phase switch, Auto power switch
Phase switch, Volume control
Indoor Or Outdoor Use
Klipsch WA-2 Wireless Subwoofer Kit, All-Digital Amplifier, Spun copper front-firing cerametallic woofers
Premium Finishes, Handsome Styling, Versatile Placement, Easy Integration
What customers say about "Features"
Klipsch R-112SW Subwoofer, Black
  • The setup is undramatic, if you've dealt with subs before. Gain, crossover, phase, on/off...neither more or less difficult than expected.
  • The driver has a serious look - a thick rubber surround, a metallic cone, and a large slot-vent.
  • Fit and finish is awesome. I personally really like the wrap on this sub. It looks and feels like brushed aluminum.
  • With the powerful 300W amplifier, I only had to set the gain halfway (50%) in order to match my Polk RTi A9 front tower speakers.
  • This sub looks beautiful and it's way more powerful than the rear-ported R-12SW / R-120SW.
SVS PB-1000 300 Watt DSP Controlled 10" Ported Subwoofer (Black Ash)
  • The finish is beautiful! Well constructed and will look great anywhere.
  • For $500, I don't think you will find a sub-woofer with all the features this one offers. Take a look and see for yourself. This was more money that I had originally budgeted, but I am sooo happy that I went with SVS!
RCA LFE input, Wireless WA-2 Port, Stereo RCA
2-channel (+/- for each channel) speaker level inputs, Line in (LFE unfiltered/low frequencies filtered in), RCA in
What customers say about "Connectivity"
Klipsch R-112SW Subwoofer, Black
  • This thing is a massive beast. Pair these up with any hi fidelity system and the bass will blow you away!!
  • This SW perfectly complements my new RP-450C center, RP-240S surround sound, RP-140SA rear, RP-260F floor speakers and Yamaha RX-V779.
  • I have them connected to a Marantz SR7010 AVR. The crossover is at about 100hz and I have the gain set to about 1/2 right's amazing!
  • The subwoofer is perfectly connected to my speakers, the sound is just a masterpiece!
  • Poor grounding. Emits a loud hum even when disconnected from the AVR. It becomes even worse when an audio cable is connected.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
5 year(s)
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