Which sub would you recommend

Hi, I have RTI A7 towers and the CS A4 centre and now want to get a sub.
These are the ones I am looking at and there prices. My room size is about 1900 square feet. Is it really worth paying $250 more for the SVS?

SVS-PB1000 pro $1000.
SVS SB1000 pro $900.
Polk PW505 $900
Polk HTS12 $750
Klipsch R-120SW $750


  • halo71
    halo71 Posts: 4,468
    REL should be an option as well...
    Onkyo Integra M504, Bottlehead Foreplay III, Denon SACD, Thiel CS2.3, NHT VT-2, VT-3 and Evolution T6, Infinity RSIIIa, SDA1C and a few dozen other speakers around the house I change in and out.
  • Emlyn
    Emlyn Posts: 3,726
    Is this a market outside the USA? Prices for SVS are lower here. If it is outside the USA there may be better bargains.

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  • treitz3
    treitz3 Posts: 15,953
    What is your ultimate budget? One sub or two?

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  • nooshinjohn
    nooshinjohn Posts: 23,849
    Another vote for the REL subs... the T-series is good stuff.
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  • polrbehr
    polrbehr Posts: 2,765
    Since your room is larger than my house, I would say get two of whatever sub you're considering.
    Maybe even four. ;)
    So, are you willing to put forth a little effort or are you happy sitting in your skeptical poo pile?

  • mrloren
    mrloren Posts: 2,429
    edited October 9
    When I was a kid my parents told me to turn it down. Now I'm an adult and my kids tell me to turn it down.

    Family Room:
    Samsung UN75RU710DFXZA,
    Denon AVR-X4400H, Emotiva XPA3 GEN3
    Oppo BDP-93,Sony UBP-X800BM, WD Live HUB.
    Main: Polk LsiM 705
    Center: Polk LSiM 704C
    Front High/Rear High In-Ceiling Polk 80F/X RT
    Surrounds: Polk S15
    Sub: HSU VTF3-MK5

    Bed Room;
    Marantz SR5010, BDP-S270
    Main: Polk Signature S20
    Center: Polk Signature S35
    Rear: Polk R15
    Sub: SVS SB2000

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