Audioengine S8 vs SVS SB-1000

Audioengine S8

Audioengine S8 review

Apr 15, 2019

The Audioengine S8 subwoofer although humbly priced has received 4.5 stars on the Amazon customer reviews. Which is pretty impressive for a humble $350 price. Especially, considering the fact that S8...

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SVS SB-1000

SVS SB-1000 review

May 20, 2019

The active (with its own built-in amplifier) floor model SB-1000 is the junior device among the closed subwoofers of this brand. This is the world-class device, so it provides the extreme intensity, ...

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Common

Product

Audioengine S8
SVS SB-1000

Model

S8
SB-1000

Brand

Audioengine
SVS

Rating

4.3 of 5
4.5 of 5

Reviews

91
90

General

Amplification type

active
active

Detachable grilles

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
300

Maximal output power (RMS), W

250
720

Audio amplifier output power, W

125
300

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

88
100

Impedance, Ohm

8
8

Frequency response, Hz

27-180
24-260

Crossover frequency, Hz

50-130
50-160

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

8
12

Driver placement

down firing
front panel

Port placement

front panel
has not

Connections

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
2

RCA outputs

1
2

XLR inputs (pair)

XLR outputs (pair)

Wireless

Bi-amp

Speaker outputs (pair)

2

Speaker inputs (pair)

Controls

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

Material

Body material

MDF
MDF

Woofer composition

polymer
polymer

Colors

black, white
black

Enclosure type

vented
sealed

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions (H x W x D), cm/in

33.2 x 28.1 x 33.2/13.1 x 11.1 x 13.2
30.8 x 28 x 33/14 x 13 x 13.5

Weight, kg/pounds

12.7/28.1
12/27

Subwoofers HelpToChoose comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 10.2
  • 12.5
  • 10.2Audioengine S8
  • 12.5SVS SB-1000

The SVS SB-1000 is better subwoofer in this comparison. Check SVS SB-1000 price