SVS Prime Bookshelf Speakers - Pair

Model: PRMSHLFBLK UPC: 850071005387 Item: 1586


Color: Black - In Stock

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World-Class Performance, Compact Form

Designed for two-channel purists and home theater fans alike, there simply isn't a finer bookshelf monitor available at even twice the price. Equally adept up front in home theater or 2-channel settings, or even as a surround speaker. No matter what your listening preference, the Prime Bookshelf Speakers are the most flexible performers in the Prime speaker line. The handsome styling and high-end finishes result in a premium look that inspires pride, even before you've hit the power button. Matched with both the Prime and Ultra Center, Prime Satellites, and SVS subwoofers, the Prime Bookshelf Speakers can be the cornerstone or a stunning supportive element to any audio system

SVS Drivers Extreme Performance and Uncompromised Fidelity

The proprietary SVS drivers utilize the finest materials and design features to ensure the highest sound quality and performance. The Prime Bookshelf driver array features a 1” aluminum dome tweeter and a 6.5" woofer.

1” Aluminum Dome Tweeter

Light, efficient, and rigid, providing high SPL (Sound Pressure Level) with minimal distortion and the sense of utter transparency, 1" aluminum dome tweeter deploys a Finite-Element-Analysis (FEA) optimized diffuser to ensure it only has the perfect on-axis and off-axis frequency response. That way, everyone in your listening room gets the best performance. Likewise, since these design traits are also found in the SVS Prime and Ultra speakers, both product lines can blend well with one another while offering that SVS hallmark ‘airy’ presentation and incredibly unveiled highs.

6.5” Woofer

SVS built their groundbreaking new 6.5” bass woofer on an all-new cast ABS-fiberglass composite basket for precise component alignment and an inert frame without resonances or added harmonics. Like all of the other drivers in the Prime family, the polypropylene cone is light and rigid to give a flat frequency response and the SPL necessary to keep up with the other drivers. Like all of the other woofers in the Prime and Ultra series, the 6.5” woofer uses aluminum shorting rings for reduced distortion, and a vented voice coil former to keep the motor assembly cool during high SPL playback. For perfect bass extension, the cabinet is rear ported and tuned perfectly for the 6.5” woofer.

SoundMatch Crossover Intelligently Designed for Your Listening Room

SVS's exclusive SoundMatch crossover sports premium-grade capacitors, air-core inductors, and heavy-trace printed circuit boards. All these high-quality components yield lower distortion, tighter tolerances, better heat dissipation, and all around better sound. The 2-way crossover is uniquely tuned so each driver can blend perfectly with each other while offering the best on and off-axis response, while maintaining phase coherency and razor-sharp time domain behavior.


Specifications (Per Speaker)

  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 13.2" x 8" x 9.4"
  • Weight: 15.5 lbs.
  • Tweeter: 1"
  • Woofer: 6.5"
  • Frequency response: 48 - 25Hz ± 3dB
  • Port: 1.7" wide-flared
  • Tweeter-to-woofer crossover: 2.3kHz (12 dB/octave slopes)
  • Rated bandwidth: 48Hz - 25kHz (±3dB)
  • Nominal impedance 8 ohms
  • Sensitivity: 87dB (2.83V @ 1 meter full-space, 300-3kHz)
  • Recommended amplifier power: 20 - 150 watts



What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • Prime Bookshelf Speakers (Pair)



Customer Reviews for SVS Prime Bookshelf Speakers - Pair

4.9 / 5.0
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Bought these over a month ago had my previous speakers for 8 years was never "satisfied".

The primes are so amazing with music and movies clear and creating a wall of sound.

Thanks so much svs and Gary.

January 10, 2017
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Thumbs way up!
The sound is really remarkable with the sub-woofer, all within my same order. The 3 speakers delivered as promised by the previous reviews I read. After the 40 hour warm up period, the sound did get warmer and more responsive. I am powering these 3 speakers with a Yamaha 750W 145W per channel, 5.1. Unbelievable. So unbelievable, I am ordering a 2nd pair for a different zone. Thumbs way up! Company treats every customer like gold. Highly recommended.
December 12, 2016
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Svs prime bookshelf
Great build sounds great using as surround speakers very happy with svs also have the PB 2000 and soon the ulta towers
January 23, 2017
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Great for surrounds.
Amazing sound stage for movies and games.
July 29, 2015
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They are Fantastic!!!
My latest acquisition were the Prime Bookshelves and Satellites. Thus I set my home theater with 7.0 SVS speakers. Now everything becomes more realism and accuracy due to the quality of my new surround and surround back speakers. Solid and beautifully made up to the Ultra series, I must say that I am very happy with their performance and quality in all its aspects. Thanks Svs sound. They are Fantastic!!!.
August 10, 2015
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Best bookshelf Speaker for the money
I've owned speakers ranging in price between $400 and $4000. Been an audiophile for over 25 years and these have been the best bookshelf speaker I've listen to under $2,000 per pair. They absolutely sound bigger than they are. Pair with the right subwoofer and you'll forget about towers going forward. I also have the Ultra center channel speaker which is another powerhouse product. Very happy. Will be a SVS customer for a long time. Thanks for great products that don't break the bank. Now we need an electronics company to do the same for amps and preamps.
January 23, 2015
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SVS Prime Bookshelf Speakers Excellent!!!
I've only had these for two weeks now and they sound better now than they did when they arrived. These are excellent speakers and great build quality. I will be adding additional SVS speakers to complete my 7.1 or maybe even a 7.2 theater setup. I highly recommend this speakers!!
January 24, 2017
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Excellent value for the money!
Using the Prime Bookshelves on a dedicated stereo setup powered by an vintage Marantz 2265B, Technics Turntable, and Squeezebox Touch.

Sounds wonderful! Rock and Pop shine with the amount of bass and impact these speakers put out! With my equipment I find the treble are a just a touch laid back on lower volumes levels.

The piano black finish is near flawless and makes them look much more expensive than they are. I do wish a gloss white was also an option.
August 10, 2015
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Great Speakers
I had to replace some V1 B&W 685s do to one blowing. I went ahead and purchased the Primes even though I still own a B&W center. I must say that these speakers perform significantly better than my previous ones. They have a much better sounding base response and provide just an overall fuller sound than my previous bookshelfs. I have an older SVS cylindrical sub and they perform great together. I would certainly think that the value to performance ratio this product provides would certainly exceed competitive products. I am a satisfied customer and now just need to do some construction on my TV shelf so I can fit in the Prime Center.
January 14, 2016
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Happy Customer
Very impressed with the quality of sound and power that these speakers can produce.
November 9, 2016
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