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SVS Prime Pinnacle Tower 5.0 Home Theater Speaker System

Featuring SVS Prime Pinnacle Tower, Center, and Satellite speakers (Piano Gloss Black)

Item # 700PRPINPG

A powerful speaker system that renders a compellingly full and lifelike soundstage, with articulate dialogue.

A powerful speaker system that renders a compellingly full and lifelike soundstage, with articulate dialogue.

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Item # 700PRPINPG

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About the SVS Prime Pinnacle Tower 5.0 Home Theater Speaker System

High-end sound without the high-end price

SVS is best-known for their high-performance, high-value subwoofers. They've taken that same winning formula of rigorous engineering and top-quality components, and applied it to their most affordable speaker line: the Prime Series. Built around the powerful Prime Pinnacle Tower, this surround system will deliver a remarkably deep and articulate soundstage.

High-end sound without the high-end price

SVS is best-known for their high-performance, high-value subwoofers. They've taken that same winning formula of rigorous engineering and top-quality components, and applied it to their most affordable speaker line: the Prime Series. Built around the powerful Prime Pinnacle Tower, this surround system will deliver a remarkably deep and articulate soundstage.

Mastering the science and art of speaker design

SVS begins the speaker design process with extensive computer modeling, which helps them zero in on the right driver, crossover, and cabinet characteristics. Then, like other world-class speaker companies, they test each design in an anechoic chamber, which eliminates the effects of room reflections, to ensure highly accurate measurements.

The third and most critical step involves lots of listening. SVS's listening room was specifically designed to resemble a typical living room. The engineering team listens to familiar tracks over and over, working toward sound that is both accurate and emotionally engaging. This is where the art of listening balances out scientific measurement.

SVS designs every driver in-house

While many companies build their speakers using off-the-shelf components, SVS designs all their drivers in-house. This is a huge advantage because it gives them complete control over how the drivers, crossover, and cabinet interact.

SVS's 1" aluminum dome tweeter is fitted with a special diffusor that keeps high frequencies sounding clean and clear, even when you crank up the volume.

Smart, solid construction

Pick up one of the SVS Prime speakers and you'll be surprised by how solid and heavy it feels. Each cabinet is made of sturdy MDF, with an extra-thick front baffle and internal bracing to control unwanted vibrations. Those tapered edges on the front baffle are called chamfers. They reduce edge diffraction for clearer, more precise soundstaging. (They look cool, too.)

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Product highlights:

  • includes 2 tower speakers, 2 satellite speakers, and 1 center channel speaker
  • Piano Gloss Black finish
  • requires a home theater receiver for operation (not included)
  • add a subwoofer of your choice
SVS Prime Pinnacle tower speakers (x2):
  • frequency response: 29-25,000 Hz (±3dB)
  • 1" aluminum dome tweeter
  • 5-1/4" composite glass-fiber midrange driver
  • three 6-1/2" polypropylene woofers
  • separate sealed midrange enclosure improves sound quality and enhances imaging
  • separate woofer enclosures with optimized port tuning frequencies for smooth, accurate bass response
  • chamfered front baffle and flush-mounted drivers reduce edge diffraction and improve high frequency response
  • SoundMatch 3-way crossover helps create an expansive soundstage with accurate frequency response
  • removable cloth grille
  • 8"W x 41-5/16"H x 13-15/16"D (with spiked feet and protective discs)
  • weight: 40.1 lbs.
  • warranty: 5 years
SVS Prime Center channel speaker:
  • frequency response: 48-25,000 Hz (±3dB)
  • 1" aluminum dome tweeter
  • 3-1/2" polypropylene midrange driver
  • dual 5-1/4" polypropylene woofers
  • removable cloth grille
  • 18-11/16"W x 7-11/16"H x 9-1/8"D
  • weight: 20.2 lbs.
  • warranty: 5 years
SVS Prime Satellite speakers (x2):
  • frequency response: 69-25,000 Hz (±3dB)
  • 1" aluminum dome tweeter
  • 4-1/2" polypropylene mid/woofer
  • chamfered front baffle and flush-mounted drivers reduce edge diffraction and improve high frequency response
  • removable cloth grille
  • keyhole bracket for easy, convenient wall mounting (mounting screws not included)
  • 1/4" threaded brass insert for use with other mounting brackets
  • 4-15/16"W x 8-13/16"H x 6-3/8"D
  • weight: 6.5 lbs.
  • warranty: 5 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the box:

  • This SVS package contains 4 individually boxed items:
  • Prime Pinnacle Tower Speakers (x2):
  • Floorstanding loudspeaker (Piano Gloss Black)
  • Grille (pre-installed)
  • 4 Elastomer isolation feet (pre-installed)
  • 4 Spike feet
  • 4 Nuts
  • 4 Protective discs
  • Owner's Manual
  • SVS brochure
  • Online Product Registration Card
  • Prime Center Channel Speaker:
  • Center channel loudspeaker (Piano Gloss Black )
  • Grille (pre-installed)
  • 4 Self-adhesive rubber bumpers
  • Owner's Manual
  • SVS brochure
  • Online Product Registration Card
  • Prime Satellite Speakers:
  • 2 Satellite loudspeakers (Piano Gloss Black)
  • 2 Grilles (pre-installed)
  • 8 Self-adhesive rubber bumpers
  • Owner's Manual
  • SVS brochure
  • Online Product Registration Card

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Prime Tower Speakers
Prime Center Channel
Prime Satellite Speakers

Prime Tower Speakers

1" Aluminum Dome Tweeter: The SVS Prime Pinnacle floorstanding loudspeaker's 1" aluminum dome tweeter is light, efficient, and rigid, and plays crystal clear at high volumes for an exceptional transient response. The tweeter utilizes an FEA-optimized diffuser for even greater clarity with a sense of utter transparency, while also offering an "airy" presentation and incredibly unveiled highs so female vocals and dialogue always sound natural, crisp and smooth.

5.25" Composite Glass-Fiber Midrange Driver: The Prime Pinnacle floorstanding loudspeaker features a 5.25" composite glass-fiber midrange driver that delivers pinpoint accuracy and broad soundstage for more immersive audio experiences. The majority of audio content in music and movies is present in the midrange frequencies so it's imperative to have a driver capable of subtle details with tonal accuracy. Prime Pinnacle's midrange borrows design elements from the reference Ultra Series to deliver uncompromised audio performance at all volume levels.

Triple 6.5" Polypropylene Woofers: The Prime Pinnacle floorstanding loudspeaker houses three 6.5" polypropylene woofers. The polypropylene cone material is extremely light and rigid and maintains a flat frequency response with excellent handling across the midbass and bass frequencies. The driver's cast ABS-fiberglass composite basket ensures precision component alignment and excellent thermal transfer. Each driver also employs a vented voice coil former to minimize air compression artifacts.

SoundMatch Crossover Design: The innovative SoundMatch Crossover is a 3-way design with premium-grade capacitors, air-core inductors, and heavy-trace printed circuit boards. This high performance crossover network delivers outstanding phase coherency and time domain behavior. The crossover's tapered array offers expansive, yet focused and precise soundstage, resulting in accurate frequency response at all listening positions in the room. The precise tuning of the SoundMatch Crossover also ensures pinpoint accuracy of highs, mids, and lows, while maintaining pristine signal purity.

  • Tweeter-to-Midrange: 2.1 kHz (12 dB/octave slope)
  • Midrange-to-Woofers: 300 Hz (12 dB/octave slope)

Performance Driven Cabinet Design: The Prime Pinnacle utilizes a FEA-optimized MDF cabinet with internal bracing to eliminate resonances. The speaker cabinet's chamfered front baffle, flush-mounted drivers, tapered edges, and acoustically transparent FEA optimized grille minimize edge diffraction and improve on-axis high frequency response for clear, precise sound staging. A separate sealed midrange enclosure improves sound quality and enhances imaging, while three separate woofer enclosures with 2" wide-flared optimized rear-firing ports (one for each woofer) deliver smooth and accurate bass response. All of these advancements are packed into an attractive cabinet, that's available in a piano gloss black or premium black ash finish.

5-Way Binding Posts: The SVS Prime Pinnacle floorstanding loudspeaker is outfitted with 5-way binding post terminals for connection of bare wire (up to 10AWG), pin-connectors, spade-lugs, and banana connectors (single or dual). For best performance use 16AWG to 10AWG high-quality speaker wire.

Elastomer & Spike Feet: The Prime Pinnacle floorstanding speaker comes packaged with two sets of feet options that allow optimal placement on a variety of floor substrates. The Elastomer isolation feet that come pre-installed on the Prime Pinnacle are perfect for hardwood, tile, laminate, and vinyl flooring. The Elastomer isolation feet can be removed and replaced with the included threaded metal spikes that are designed for carpeted floors. If you want to use the metal spikes on hardwood, tile, laminate, or vinyl flooring, then use the included protective discs under the spike feet to protect your floors. Both sets of feet are threaded to allow easy leveling of the Prime Pinnacle if it should stand on an uneven surface.

  • Dimensions w/ Elastomer Feet: 8.0" (w) x 41.0" (h) x 13.9375 " (d)
  • Dimension w/ Spike Feet: 8.0" (w) x 41.25" (h) x 13.9375" (d)
  • Dimensions w/ Spikes & Discs: 8.0" (w) x 41.3125" (h) x 13.9375" (d)   
Note: The Prime Pinnacle should not be used without one type of feet installed.

Applications & Placement: The SVS Prime Pinnacle floorstanding loudspeaker can be used in a dedicated 2.1ch stereo setup or in a multichannel home theater system as fronts and/or surrounds. Proper placement of the front and surround speakers is essential to achieve the smoothest frequency response, optimal imaging and the most spacious, three-dimensional soundstage.

  • Front Speaker: Stereo imaging and soundstage are affected by loudspeaker location and the listening position, relative to each other and room boundaries. SVS recommends starting with the front loudspeakers located 30°degrees to the left and right of the main listening position. Moving the loudspeakers away from room boundaries will tend to improve stereo imaging and spaciousness by attenuating and delaying boundary reflections, thus optimizing direct sound and helping to preserve spatial information in the recording. Toeing-in the loudspeakers 5°-10° can often improve imaging, however this is also a function of the distance from nearby boundaries and the ratio of direct-to-reflected sound, so experimentation with toe-in is recommended to obtain optimal results. The location of the front loudspeakers relative to nearby boundaries will excite various "room modes" which will affect the bass response of the loudspeakers. Generally, placing the loudspeakers closer to room boundaries (particularly corners) will increase the bass response. Conversely, moving the loudspeakers away from boundaries and corners will reduce the bass response.
  • Surround Speaker: In a 5.1ch system, the side surround speakers should be located 90°-110° off-axis. In a 7.1ch system, dedicated rear surround speakers are placed behind the primary seating position for enhanced rear panning effects. Place the rear surround speakers at 135°-150° off-axis, relative to the primary seating position.

Note: Dedicated room treatments like absorbers, diffusers and bass traps (all sold separately) can greatly improve the sound quality of any listening environment, and are encouraged to extract the absolute best performance from any loudspeaker system.

Optional Powered Sub: A SVS powered sub (sold separately) makes a great addition to the Prime series of loudspeakers.

Prime Center Channel

3-Way Center Channel Speaker: The SVS Prime Center is a true 3-way center channel loudspeaker designed with high quality components and sophisticated engineering to provide sonic excellence. From its premium grade drivers and sophisticated SoundMatch three-way crossover to the extra-thick baffle, internal bracing, and FEA optimized tweeter diffuser, the Prime Center channel speaker is well-equipped play the most important role in a home theater sound system.

1" Aluminum Dome Tweeter: The Prime Center speaker's 1" aluminum dome tweeter is light, efficient, and rigid, and plays crystal clear at high volumes for an exceptional transient response. The tweeter utilizes an FEA-optimized diffuser for even greater clarity with a sense of utter transparency, while also offering an "airy" presentation and incredibly unveiled highs so female vocals and dialogue always sound natural, crisp and smooth.

Polypropylene Midrange & Woofers: The Prime Center speaker houses one 3.5" polypropylene midrange driver and two 5.25" polypropylene woofers. The polypropylene cone material is extremely light and rigid and maintains a flat frequency response with excellent handling across the foundational midrange and bass frequencies. The driver's cast ABS-fiberglass composite basket ensures precision component alignment and excellent thermal transfer. Each driver also employs a vented voice coil former to minimize air compression artifacts.

  • 3.5" Midrange Driver: Thoughtfully designed for acoustic excellence, the 3.5" midrange drive is mounted in its own dedicated and completely sealed compartment to ensure smooth, precise and clear midrange that's free from coloration.
  • Dual 5.25" Woofers: The two 5.25" woofers utilize a rugged  motor and long-stroke suspension for high output. The woofers also utilize aluminum shorting rings to reduce gap inductance and lower distortion.

SoundMatch Crossover Design: The innovative SoundMatch Crossover is a 3-way design with premium-grade capacitors, air-core inductors, and heavy-trace printed circuit boards. This high performance crossover network delivers outstanding phase coherency and time domain behavior. The crossover's tapered array offers expansive, yet focused and precise soundstage, resulting in accurate frequency response at all listening positions in the room. The precise tuning of the SoundMatch Crossover also ensures pinpoint accuracy of highs, mids, and lows, while maintaining pristine signal purity.

  • Midrange-to-Tweeter Crossover: 2.4 kHz (12 dB/octave slopes)
  • Woofer-to-Midrange Crossover: 350 Hz (12 dB/octave slopes)

Performance Driven Cabinet Design: The Prime Center utilizes a FEA-optimized MDF cabinet with internal bracing to eliminate resonances. The speaker cabinet's chamfered front baffle, flush-mounted drivers, tapered edges, and acoustically transparent FEA optimized grille minimize edge diffraction and improve on-axis high frequency response for clear, precise sound staging. A separate sealed midrange enclosure improves sound quality and enhances imaging, while dual 1" wide-flared rear-firing ports provide greater efficiency and smoother bass response. All of these advancements are packed into an attractive cabinet, that's available in a piano gloss black or premium black ash finish.

5-Way Binding Posts: The SVS Prime Center loudspeaker is outfitted with 5-way binding post terminals for connection of bare wire, pin-connectors, spade-lugs, and banana connectors (single or dual). Use 18AWG speaker wire for wire runs up to 10', 16AWG speaker wire for wire runs up to 25', 14AWG speaker wire for wire runs up to 50', and 12AWG speaker wire for wire runs up to 75'.

Placement & Mounting Options: The center channel should be placed directly on-axis, relative to the primary seating position. As with the main front speakers, placing the tweeter at/near head level when seated is optimal. But depending on the placement of the video display or projection screen, this is not always possible. If the center channel must be located below head level, then an upward tilt of the speaker is recommended to improve mid/high frequency response and dialog intelligibility.

  • Stick-on rubber feet are include that attach to the bottom of the speaker to protect it when placed on a shelf or stand. The rubber feet add approximately 0.125" to the overall height of the speaker.
  • The Prime Center is not wall mountable.

Center Channel Dimensions: Width =  18.6875", Height = 7.6875", Depth = 9.125"

Prime Satellite Speakers

1" Aluminum Dome Tweeter: The Prime Satellite speaker's 1" aluminum dome tweeter is light, efficient, and rigid, and plays crystal clear at high volumes for an exceptional transient response. The tweeter utilizes an FEA-optimized diffuser for even greater clarity with a sense of utter transparency, while also offering an "airy" presentation and incredibly unveiled highs so female vocals and dialogue always sound natural, crisp and smooth.

4.5" Mid-Woofer: Thoughtfully designed for acoustic excellence, the 4.5" mid-woofer is mounted in its own dedicated and completely sealed compartment to ensure smooth, precise and clear midrange and bass output that's free from coloration. The polypropylene cone material is extremely light and rigid and maintains a flat frequency response with excellent handling across the foundational mid-range frequencies. The mid-woofer also utilizes an aluminum shorting ring to reduce gap inductance and lower distortion, while its vented voice coil former minimizes air compression artifacts. The mid-woofer's cast ABS-fiberglass composite basket ensures precision component alignment and excellent thermal transfer.

SoundMatch Crossover Design: The innovative SoundMatch Crossover is a 2.3kHz (12dB/oct) two-way design with premium-grade capacitors, air-core inductors, and heavy-trace printed circuit boards. This high performance crossover network delivers outstanding phase coherency and time domain behavior. The crossover's tapered array offers expansive, yet focused and precise soundstage, resulting in accurate frequency response at all listening positions in the room. The precise tuning of the SoundMatch Crossover also ensures pinpoint accuracy of highs, mids, and lows, while maintaining pristine signal purity.

Performance Driven Cabinet Design: The Prime Satellite loudspeaker cabinet design offers a modern industrial feel with acoustic enhancements. The speaker cabinet's chamfered front baffle, flush-mounted drivers, tapered edges, and acoustically transparent FEA optimized grille minimize edge diffraction and improve on-axis high frequency response for clear, precise sound staging. Each speaker cabinet also utilizes a 1" wide-flared rear-firing port for greater efficiency and smoother response. All of these advancements are packed into a compact but attractive cabinet, that's available in a piano gloss black, piano gloss white or premium black ash finish.

5-Way Binding Posts: The SVS Prime Satellite loudspeakers are outfitted with 5-way binding post terminals for connection of bare wire, pin-connectors, spade-lugs, and banana connectors (single or dual). Use 18AWG speaker wire for wire runs up to 10', 16AWG speaker wire for wire runs up to 25', 14AWG speaker wire for wire runs up to 50', and 12AWG speaker wire for wire runs up to 75'.

Mounting Options: The SVS Prime Satellite loudspeakers offer flexible mounting options to suit your home theater application.

  • Table-Top Mount: The Prime Satellite speakers can simply be placed on a stand, shelf, or table-top. Each satellite includes stick-on feet that can be attached to the bottom of the speakers to protect them when placed on speaker stands and other surfaces. The rubber feet add approximately 0.125" to the overall height of the speakers.
  • Wall-Mount: Each Prime Satellite loudspeaker comes with a pre-installed keyhole bracket that makes wall-mounting the speaker simple and convenient (mounting screws not included). There is also a 1/4"-20 threaded insert on the back of each speaker cabinet for wall mounting the speakers using articulating wall-mount brackets (sold separately - see Accessories Tab). Before hanging, be sure to attach a set of the included rubber bumpers to each lower back corner of the Prime Satellite (these will help keep the speaker level, and prevent spinning on the wall).

Applications & Placement: The SVS Prime Satellite loudspeakers can be used in a dedicated 2.1ch stereo setup or in a multichannel home theater system as fronts and/or surrounds. Proper placement of the front and surround speakers is essential to achieve the smoothest frequency response, optimal imaging and the most spacious, three-dimensional soundstage.

  • Front Speakers: Stereo imaging and soundstage are affected by loudspeaker location and the listening position, relative to each other and room boundaries. Moving the loudspeakers away from room boundaries will tend to improve stereo imaging and spaciousness by attenuating and delaying boundary reflections, thus optimizing direct sound and helping to preserve spatial information in the recording. Toeing-in the loudspeakers 5°-10° can often improve imaging, however this is also a function of the distance from nearby boundaries and the ratio of direct-to-reflected sound, so experimentation with toe-in is recommended to obtain optimal results. The location of the front loudspeakers relative to nearby boundaries will excite various "room modes" which will affect the bass response of the loudspeakers. Generally, placing the loudspeakers closer to room boundaries (particularly corners) will increase the bass response. Conversely, moving the loudspeakers away from boundaries and corners will reduce the bass response.
  • Surround Speakers: In a 5.1ch system, the side surround speakers should be located 90°-110° off-axis. For the best sense of spaciousness, the tweeter height should be about 2' above ear level. In a 7.1ch system, dedicated rear surround speakers are placed behind the primary seating position for enhanced rear panning effects. Place the rear surround speakers at 135°-150° off-axis, relative to the primary seating position. As with the side surround speakers, position the rear surround tweeters about 2' above head level when seated.

Satellite Speaker Dimensions: Width = 4.9375", Height = 8.8125", Depth = 6.375"

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