SVS SB-3000 vs Yamaha YST-SW012

SB-3000 vs YST-SW012 comparison chart

Overall
SVS SB-3000
8.3
Yamaha YST-SW012
4.3
10
4

SVS SB-3000 vs Yamaha YST-SW012 review

SVS SB-3000
vs
Yamaha YST-SW012

What are the main differences between the SVS SB-3000 vs Yamaha YST-SW012 and which subwoofer is better? SB-3000 has a total rating of 8.3 out of 10 vs 4.3 out of 10 for YST-SW012.

Advantages SVS SB-3000 over Yamaha YST-SW012

  • Loudspeaker grill is removable
  • Has more nominal output power: 800W vs 50W (RMS)
  • Maximum peak power: 2500W vs 100W (RMS)
  • Higher sensitivity: 125dB vs 80dB
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 18Hz vs 28Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 270Hz vs 200Hz
  • Larger driver size: 13" vs 8"
  • Subwoofer phase control allows the user to add electrical delay to the incoming signal
  • Low-pass filter eliminates the notes you don't want your subwoofer to play
  • App control
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Common

Product

SVS SB-3000
Yamaha YST-SW012

Model

SB-3000
YST-SW012

Brand

SVS
Yamaha

Reviews

73
764

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

sealed
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

800
50

Maximal output power (RMS), W

2500
100

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

125
80

Impedance, Ohm

5

Frequency response, Hz

18-270
28-200

Crossover frequency, Hz

30-160

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

13
8

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

without
right panel

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
0

RCA outputs

1
0

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

XLR outputs (pair)

0
0

Speaker level output (pair)

0
0

Speaker level input (pair)

0
0

Control

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

App control

Desing

Body material

MDF
MDF

Woofer composition

polymer
polymer

Colors

black
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

38.6 x 39.6 x 45.2/15.2 x 15.6 x 17.8
29 x 29 x 32.8/11.4 x 11.4 x 22

Weight, kg/pounds

24.7/54.5
8.5/19
SVS SB-3000
Yamaha YST-SW012
SVS SB-3000
Yamaha YST-SW012

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.3
  • 4.3
  • 8.3SVS SB-3000
  • 4.3Yamaha YST-SW012

The SVS SB-3000 is better subwoofer in this comparison - check SVS SB-3000 price.