Klipsch SPL-120 vs SVS PB-1000

SPL-120 vs PB-1000 comparison chart

Overall
Klipsch SPL-120
6
SVS PB-1000
7.3
6
8

Klipsch SPL-120 vs SVS PB-1000 review

Klipsch SPL-120
vs
SVS PB-1000

For an affordable subwoofer, Klipsch SPL-120 and SVS PB-1000 are two comparable choices. SPL-120 has a total rating of 6 out of 10 vs 7.3 out of 10 for PB-1000.

Advantages Klipsch SPL-120 over SVS PB-1000

  • Larger driver size: 12" vs 10"

Advantages SVS PB-1000 over Klipsch SPL-120

  • Maximum peak power: 720W vs 600W (RMS)
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 19Hz vs 24Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 270Hz vs 125Hz
  • Volume control

Common strengths

  • Detachable grilles
  • Vented boxes
  • Equal nominal output power 300W (RMS)
  • Phase control
  • Low-pass filter
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
SVS PB-1000

May 12, 2020

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Common

Product

Klipsch SPL-120
SVS PB-1000

Model

SPL-120
PB-1000

Brand

Klipsch
SVS

Reviews

73
241

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

optional

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
vented

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

300
300

Maximal output power (RMS), W

600
720

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

118

Impedance, Ohm

Frequency response, Hz

24-125
19-270

Crossover frequency, Hz

40-120
50-160

Driver

Driver quantity

1
1

Driver size, in

12
10

Driver placement

front panel
front panel

Port placement

front panel
front panel

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
1

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

0
1

RCA outputs

0
1

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

cerametallic
polymer

Colors

black
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

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

37.4 x 45.1 x 50.6/17.7 x 14.7 x 19.9
38.1 x 46.7 x 46.7/15 x 18.4 x 18.4

Weight, kg/pounds

20.4/45
21/46

Other

Release year

2018
2012
Klipsch SPL-120
SVS PB-1000
Klipsch SPL-120
SVS PB-1000

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 7.3
  • 6Klipsch SPL-120
  • 7.3SVS PB-1000