Audioengine S8 vs SVS SB-1000

S8 vs SB-1000 comparison chart

Overall
Audioengine S8
7
SVS SB-1000
7.6
8
8

Audioengine S8 vs SVS SB-1000 review

Audioengine S8
vs
SVS SB-1000

How do you choose between Audioengine S8 vs SVS SB-1000? With our head-to-head comparison, that's how. S8 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 vs 7.6 out of 10 for SB-1000.

Advantages SVS SB-1000 over Audioengine S8

  • Loudspeaker grill is removable
  • Has more nominal output power: 300W vs 150W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 720W vs 250W (RMS)
  • Higher sensitivity: 100dB vs 88dB
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 24Hz vs 27Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 260Hz vs 180Hz
  • Larger driver size: 12" vs 8"

Common strengths

  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
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Rating 5 5
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Common

Product

Audioengine S8
SVS SB-1000

Model

S8
SB-1000

Brand

Audioengine
SVS

Reviews

267
189

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
sealed

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150
300

Maximal output power (RMS), W

250
720

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
without

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
2

RCA outputs

1
2

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

XLR outputs (pair)

0
0

Speaker level output (pair)

0
0

Speaker level input (pair)

0
2

Control

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

App control

Desing

Body material

MDF
MDF

Woofer composition

polymer
polymer

Colors

black, white
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

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

Weight, kg/pounds

12.7/28.1
12/27

Other

Release year

2008
2005
Audioengine S8
SVS SB-1000
Audioengine S8
SVS SB-1000

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7.6
  • 7Audioengine S8
  • 7.6SVS SB-1000

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